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.
A policy outlining the application process, fees, and time requirements designed to reduce the impact of film productions on local businesses and residents was unanimously approved by Conyers City Council on Wednesday.
Former Conyers mayoral candidate Olivia Holmes Ware has withdrawn her civil lawsuit against the city of Conyers, according to a letter filed in Rockdale County Superior Court on Monday.
The burglary suspect caught after a car chase and crash in Henry County Tuesday is believed to be connected to a rash of burglaries in south Rockdale.
The eligibility of Conyers mayoral candidate Olivia Holmes Ware is being questioned after it was discovered Ware was not a registered voter in the city of Conyers, had provided various addresses to local courts and state agencies within the last year and had voted in Newton County last year.
IN BRIEF: Conyers City Council unanimously approved changes to the city's sign ordinances that had been revised after meeting with representatives from the Conyers-Rockdale Chamber of Commerce.
The Conyers Police Department is again asking for the public's feedback on a traffic safety and enforcement survey.
IN BRIEF: Four candidates have officially thrown their hats into the ring for Conyers mayor as Friday afternoon, the end of the qualifying period.
The qualification period for candidates running for city council seats or the city mayor seat is Aug. 26-30, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. at Conyers City Hall, 1184 Scott St. The seats up for election are Mayor, Councilman District 2 Post 1, and Councilman District 1. Fees are $99 for mayoral candidates and $72 for city council candidates. Candidates must have resided in Conyers for at least a year and be able to vote in the district for which they're running.
Conyers city council members approved a vote to allow construction to begin on a gated subdivision with 105 single-family homes near Milstead Wednesday night.
Three photo submissions were selected as finalists for the Backyard Wildlife Photo Contest. The finalists will be on display during the Big Haynes Creek Wildlife Festival at the Georgia International Horse Park, Aug. 24-25.
Get outside and let the fun fly with "Fur, Feathers and Friends" at the seventh annual Big Haynes Creek Wildlife Festival on August 24-25, at the Georgia International Horse Park.
IN BRIEF: Proposed updates to the city's sign ordinance are returning to the drawing board for a committee of business owners, Chamber of Commerce representatives and city planners to work together in order to create an ordinance that will be agreeable for all parties.
Creating a community garden in Olde Town Conyers is steps closer to becoming a reality after a local group of citizens has approached the city about managing the project.
The Conyers City Council is expected to vote on an updated sign ordinance Wednesday after postponing a decision last month in response to opposition voiced by local business owners who feel the ordinance is too restrictive and ambiguous.
While last year's event had a huge turnout, The Great Bull Run will no longer be held in Conyers.
Owners of vacant properties will now have to register the buildings with the City of Conyers or face stiff fines and even jail time.
More citations had to be given to parents and guardians from Newton County for their child violating Conyers' underage curfew law over the weekend.
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