UPDATED: Despite major trimming to the budgets of all city departments in the last year, the City of Conyers continues to adjust an already lean budget in response to a decrease in property taxes and fines and forfeitures.
The Conyers Police Department (CPD) conducted an underage alcohol operation on Jan. 25 resulting in 30 citations to area restaurants and retail establishments, 10 of which were for serving alcohol to underage patrons.
The city's new alcohol ordinance has been revised to allow area restaurants to serve pitchers again.
The Conyers city council spent its last meeting of the year adopting changes to regulations impacting dive bars, businesses that serve alcohol, pawn shops and taxi inspections in order for new requirements to take effect on January 1.
The Walmart in Conyers was filled with the beaming faces of children as they picked out their Christmas gifts and toys with the help of Conyers police, Rockdale County Sheriff's Office deputies, and Georgia Bureau of Investigations agents for the Conyers Police Department's fifth annual Shop with a Cop event on Saturday.
After months of negotiations, plans to build a mini-warehouse facility on 4.43 acres on Flat Shoals Road near Hwy 138 have finally been approved by the Conyers city council.
Plans to build storage mini-warehouses near townhomes on Flat Shoals Road will have one more opportunity for approval by the city council next month.
Businesses that hold alcohol pouring licenses in the city will have to comply with an updated alcohol ordinance that is designed to reduce alcohol-related incidents.
Countless hours and ceaseless determination paid off this week when the Conyers Police Department received CALEA International Accreditation, the most prestigious law enforcement distinction, following a year-long application process. CALEA stands for Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, and achieving the CALEA distinction is the "gold standard" in law enforcement and the flagship of certification internationally.
IN BRIEF: The Conyers Police Department has earned law enforcement's most prestigious distinction by achieving CALEA International Accreditation following a year-long application process. CALEA stands for Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, and achieving the CALEA distinction is the "gold standard" in law enforcement and the flagship of certification internationally.
The Conyers Police Department is partnering with Conyers Wal-Mart to help make this Christmas brighter for local children.
Local leaders gathered Thursday for a ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony for the newest portion of the PATH walking/biking trails system.
An Augusta company's plans to build storage mini-warehouses near townhomes on Flat Shoals Road have stumbled again after the city council sent the project back to the drawing board Wednesday night.
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.
All Irish and Irish-at-heart are invited to attend the World's Fastest Growing St. Patrick's Day Parade on Monday, March 17 at 4:30 p.m. in Olde Town Conyers.
Two long-vacant, prominent buildings in Olde Town may have new owners, Conyers City Council heard at its March 5 meeting.
A Covington man who resigned last week as principal at the Alpha Academy, Rockdale County Public Schools' program for students with disciplinary issues, is being considered for charges of sexual battery after allegations of inappropriate behavior arose from a student.
The Conyers Police Department is looking for feedback from the community for its annual Service Satisfaction Survey for calendar year 2013.
A new Olde Town Conyers zoning code in the works tightens historic preservation rules while encouraging some denser "pocket neighborhoods" and urban mini-farms.
Conyers City Council tonight praised the city's storm response, the planning department's high rating from an insurance analyst, and more than 20 employees for reliable service.
The City of Conyers found a pleasant surprise with its budget, with revenues unexpectedly up by 4.5 percent and a projected surplus of $618,000 halfway through the fiscal year.
Betting on horse races is moving closer to legalization, and the City of Atlanta might push it as a replacement for Turner Field, a lobbyist told Conyers officials last week.
A proposed beehive ban in the Olde Town Conyers area is now off the table after local beekeepers delivered stinging criticism of the plan.
Serious crime in Conyers increased nearly 8 percent in the past year, Police Chief Gene Wilson reported today at the city's Winter Retreat in Stone Mountain.
On the eve of its 160th birthday on Feb. 16, Conyers is in great shape and will keep moving forward, Mayor Randy Mills said in his annual "State of the City" address tonight at Cherokee Run Golf Club.
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