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CPD recognized for community relations program

The Conyers Police Department and Covington Police Department were recognized for their work in building community relations with runner-up status of the Dr. Curtis E. McClung/Motorola Award for Excellence by the Ga. Association of the Chiefs of Police, awarded July 28.

August 01, 2014 | Staff Reports | Conyers


Conyers Main Street director resigns

The director of the Conyers Main Street program, Monica Coffin, recently resigned after seven years heading the community program, citing the need to spend more time with her family and young son. Her last day was Friday, July 18.

July 18, 2014 | Staff Reports | Conyers


Conyers Police revises response on children in hot cars

Prompted by recent events in metro Atlanta, such as the death of toddler Cooper Harris after being left in his father's car, the Conyers Police Department is revising its policy on calls regarding children left unattended in vehicles to remove any ambiguity in an officer's response.

July 17, 2014 | Michelle Kim | Conyers


UGA student, Conyers native helps reshape Olde Town

For University of Georgia architecture student Erik Lauritsen, working with city officials on a massive rezoning plan for Olde Town isn't just a great resume-builder. It's also a homecoming.

July 14, 2014 | John Ruch | Conyers


Changes to historic district, town hall July 15, 22

As the city of Conyers proposes to change the historic overlay zoning district in Olde Town Conyers to the Downtown District (D), residents and property owners in the area are invited to learn more about the proposed change in zoning at upcoming town hall meetings and public hearings.

June 30, 2014 | Staff Reports | Conyers


City approves $14M budget

The Conyers City Council this morning approved the city's Fiscal Year 2014 budget, covering roughly $14 million in spending.

June 27, 2014 | John Ruch | Conyers


Security screening for city council meetings after new gun law

Thursday's Conyers City Council meeting was the last that members of the public could casually stroll into as they've done for decades. In the wake of a controversial new gun law, they'll now have to pass a guard with a metal detector checking for firearms.

June 18, 2014 | Staff Reports | Conyers


Golf carts approved for Olde Town Conyers

Golf cart drivers can cruise some Olde Town streets as of July 1, under a new ordinance approved by the Conyers City Council on June 4.

June 05, 2014 | John Ruch | Conyers


Mixed response on golf carts at Conyers city council

Conyers City Council heard mixed public response-and opposition from one of its own members-to its plan to allow golf carts on Olde Town streets at its May 21 meeting.

May 22, 2014 | John Ruch | Conyers


Taste of Conyers and Conyers Car Show, May 3

Anyone with an appetite for good eats and hot cars is invited to Olde Town Conyers for the annual Taste of Conyers on Saturday, May 3, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., hosted by Main Street Conyers.

April 25, 2014 | Staff Reports | Conyers


City council restricts cash-for-phones machines

Conyers City Council Wednesday night approved new zoning restrictions on "reverse vending machines" that offer cash for such items as old cell phones.

April 17, 2014 | John Ruch | Conyers


Council approves Horse Park drainage project

A project to improve street drainage around the Georgia International Horse Park parking area, set to begin next week, was approved by Conyers City Council tonight.

April 03, 2014 | John Ruch | Conyers


City council approves increased police pay

A new Conyers Police Department salary system, including a raise and incentive pay, was approved by Conyers City Council at its March 19 meeting.

March 20, 2014 | John Ruch | Conyers


Golf cart policy for Olde Town in works

Could electric golf carts replace some of the car traffic in Olde Town? The City of Conyers is working on a policy to encourage just that.

March 17, 2014 | John Ruch | Conyers


Live Video Stream of St.Patty's Day in Olde Town Conyers

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March 17, 2014 | | Conyers


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Articles by Section - Conyers


Junior Police Academy offered by CPD for summer

Conyers-The Conyers Police Department (CPD) is offering a free, educational opportunity and glimpse into the world of law enforcement for young people ages 14 to 17 by conducting the Junior Police Academy.

June 25, 2015 | Staff Reports | Conyers


Pet detective work reunites girl with lost dog

CONYERS - Remember how the classic movie character Ace Ventura, played by the legendary funny-man Jim Carey, would disguise himself as a postal worker or some other character all to retrieve a lost or stolen pet and return it to its rightful owners?

June 18, 2015 | Martin Rand, III | Conyers


City Council shoots down West Ave. sports bar proposal

A sports bar is not what Conyers City Council had in mind for its West Avenue "gateway" area, councilmen said as they shot down the proposal at their June 17 meeting.

June 17, 2015 | John Ruch | Conyers


Spiritual walker Kim Denmark comes to Conyers

At Wednesday's Conyers City Council meeting, a woman from the audience named Kim Denmark spoke at length to the council about her religious quest to walk through every U.S. state.

June 17, 2015 | John Ruch | Conyers


Leaky landfill leads more residents to sign up for Rockdale County water

Seven Haynes Ridge Road properties are hooking up to county water service as a precaution against the leaky Miller Bottom Road landfill in a deal approved by Conyers City Council June 3.

June 04, 2015 | John Ruch | Conyers


FIFA corruption defendant owns a Conyers home

CONYERS - A top defendant arrested in this week's FIFA soccer corruption scandal owns a house at 104 Ellis Drive in Conyers, and the federal government wants to seize the property, according to a Department of Justice indictment.

May 30, 2015 | John Ruch | Conyers


'Take 25' to keep kids safe, May 30, at Conyers Target

CONYERS - Conyers Police, in partnership with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children's (NCMEC) Take 25 campaign, are inviting parents and children to get to know officers and other local law enforcement personnel at the Take 25 Conyers event on Saturday, May 30, 2015.

May 29, 2015 | Staff Reports | Conyers


City's $14M budget to include new police cadet program

The Conyers City Council held its first hearing on the city's proposed $14 million Fiscal Year 2015 budget on May 20. Among the significant new budget items is a police cadet program requested by Conyers Chief Gene Wilson to boost police recruiting and diversity.

May 20, 2015 | John Ruch | Conyers


Conyers Police taking applications for Reserve Unit

Conyers Police are looking for a few good officers to join their Reserve Unit.

May 20, 2015 | Staff Reports | Conyers


Conyers Main Street director let go

The director of the Conyers Main Street program, Brittany Evans, was let go from her position after about six months on the job, a city spokesperson confirmed.

May 14, 2015 | Staff Reports | Conyers


CPD hosting forum on police interactions May 15

In the wake of high profile cases such as Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, Walter Scott, and Freddie Gray, the Conyers Police Department is looking to prevent such tragedies with a workshop and forum on May 15 at Rockdale County High School.

May 08, 2015 | Staff Reports | Conyers


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