Conyers police cited another spa establishment last week for violations as it cracks down with its new spa ordinances.
Local residents will be able to get in the holiday spirit and go for a spin on the ice as the ice rink reopens for the 12th year in the Olde Town Conyers Pavilion beginning Friday, Nov. 16 at 2 p.m.
On Oct. 25, the city of Conyers celebrated Arbor Day. This is the 18th consecutive year the city of Conyers has been named a Tree City USA. The celebration included planting a Little Gem Magnolia tree donated by Lowe's in Conyers. The Magnolia tree was planed in the Rockdale County Master Gardeners Association Arboretum located inside the Georgia ...
The Conyers Police Department is asking for the public's feedback in a survey on traffic safety and enforcement.
After concerns raised about the message it would send to potential businesses and doubts about the amount of revenue it would bring, the idea of an excise tax on manufacturer energy consumption seems dead in the water, according to Conyers' mayor. The Chamber of Commerce had also taken a vote against the issue Wednesday.
Conyers city council members are considering imposing an excise tax on energy consumed by local manufactures following the state's decision to eliminate sales tax on energy consumption by manufacturers beginning next year.
IN BRIEF: Plans to wide Sigman Road from Lester Road to the Dogwood Connector are in motion with the project set to begin in 2015.
Two people were recently charged under Conyers' new regulations on spa businesses, the first such charges after the city began cracking down massage parlors.
Conyers residents can expect fewer unexpected visitors now that the city will require solicitors claiming to be seeking charitable donations first pass a background check before knocking on doors.
A $50,000 grant recently awarded to the Conyers Police Department by the Governor's Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) may ultimately reduce the number of accidents-and deaths-as a result of drivers driving under the influence of alcohol.
The city of Conyers will be revising ordinances involving alcohol sales and charitable solicitations as part of a months-long effort to tighten ordinances dealing with public safety issues.
IN BRIEF: The Conyers city council set this year's property tax at the same millage rate as last year - 9.9 mills. There was a 0.5 percent dip in the net tax digest, which represents about $28,000 less in tax revenue. "We are running very lean," said City Manager Tony Lucas. The city implemented a hiring freeze and a hold on pay increases or bonuses earlier this year.
The Conyers City Council approved a zoning change for 3.92 acres housing the Motel 6 on Dogwood Drive near the West Avenue exit during the monthly council meeting Wednesday.
This long-awaited week marks the last of two final steps in achieving the "gold standard" in certification for the Conyers Police Department as assessors are in town for an intense review of the department.
After nearly 10 years of having no grave plots available for sale at Eastview Cemetery, the City of Conyers now has 610 new plots available for $1,000 each.
A 10 member delegation of high ranking officers from the State Military Police of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil visited the Georgia International Horse Park last week as part of a week-long mission to learn about the 1996 Olympic Games and how they can apply lessons learned in the games to Olympic Games planned in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.
The long-stalled Centennial Village housing development received more time to gel from the Conyers City Council Wednesday night. But the developers also heard fair warning that the council likely won't lower zoning standards to help it get built.
The Conyers Downtown Development Authority reviewed the city's role in helping to provide a popular portable toilet along the Steeplechase trail in the Georgia International Horse Park.
Conyers City Council heard a presentation on a new $28 million facility to turn yard waste and restaurant grease into fertilizer as well as gas for electrical power.
One of the last Blockbuster stores in the greater Atlanta area is closing­ - along with all 300 or so corporately-owned stores across the country - after a long run that left it as one of the few remaining brick-and-mortar locations in the state.
The new director chosen last week to lead the Conyers-Rockdale Economic Development Council was revealed as Marty Jones at tonight's Conyers City Council meeting.
IN BRIEF: A plan to add bikes lanes and sidewalks to a stretch of Irwin Bridge Road in Conyers was unveiled Tuesday by city officials and engineers.
The Conyers Police Department is partnering with the Conyers Wal-Mart to help make this Christmas brighter for local children.
Randal "Randy" Mills, who has been mayor of Conyers for the past 20 years, has a simple reason for seeking another term this fall: "The job's never done."
The Georgia Secretary of State's Office confirmed it is investigating former mayoral candidate Olivia Holmes Ware, whose case was under review by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to see if criminal charges should be brought.
An update to the Sigman Road area Livable Centers Initiative (LCI) Overlay District that requires bicycle lanes and bans various types of new businesses, among other changes, was approved tonight by Conyers City Council.
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