IN BRIEF: Local residents may be enjoying a community garden in Olde Town by this time next year.
Two Good Samaritans who assisted in preventing a kidnapping attempt in Conyers last month were honored by the Conyers City Council Wednesday night when the City proclaimed April 19 "Citizen Hero Day" in recognition of their courageous efforts.
Make plans to "B at the Movies" on May 12 at the Georgia International Horse Park.
All of Conyers' convenience stores have passed inspections regarding the recent ban on sales of synthetic marijuana, according to police.
It's time to chow down on some sweet and savory local fare while enjoying the sights of classic cars in the combined Taste of Conyers and Conyers Car Show on Saturday, April 21, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
All lanes are block on I-20 Westbound past Panola Road (exit 71) in Dekalb County due to a brush fire. Eastbound delays are also expected due to smoke.
On March 8, the city of Conyers hosted a volunteer appreciation banquet at Cherokee Run Golf Club for city of Conyers and Main Street Program volunteers as well as those that volunteer on various city boards.
(Left to Right) Lonnie Anderson, Rebecca Hill, Georgia International Horse Park Director Jennifer Bexley. The Georgia International Horse Park was recently recognized with six awards during the 2012 Southeast Festivals and Events Association's Kaleidoscope Awards held in conjunction with the 9th Annual Southeast Festivals and Events Conference in Kingsport, Tenn. The awards acknowledged the Big Haynes Creek Wildlife Festival, Fabulous 4th Festival, and Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival. ...
The city of Conyers is looking at new laws to crack down on "dive bars" after an incident where a stripper pole was reportedly installed onto a motel room floor while other illegal activities reportedly took place.
Pratt Industries, one of the largest industries in Rockdale, has been selected for the trash collection and recycling contract with the city of Conyers, representing an investment of about $13 million in new facilities and about 50 new local jobs.
For anyone intersted in learning about police work, or simply learning more about the Conyers community, Conyers Police Department will offer a Citizens Police Academy for local residents and business owners this spring.
The city of Conyers is looking at outsourcing its solid waste and recyclables collection for residents and businesses by the end of the year and is in the process of hearing bid offers and proposals.
IN BRIEF: The city of Conyers is looking at ending the annual Fabulous Fourth Festival at the Georgia International Horse Park. The City Council discussed the advantages and disadvantages to holding the annual festival during the city council retreat Saturday. The Fabulous Fourth Festival attracted about 25,000 attendees last year. The last several several years the festival has cost the city about $9,000 - $5000 a year, not counting the cost of labor and overtime ...
The 2012 Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival was recently selected by the Embassy of Japan and the Consulate General of Japan as an event marking the Centennial Celebration of the Gift of Cherry Trees. The year 2012 marks the 100th anniversary of the gift of cherry blossom trees from the people of Japan to the people of the United States. Tokyo, Japan gave Washington D.C. 3,000 cherry trees in 1912 as a symbol of friendship. The ...
IN BRIEF: Conyers city council approved a $330,000 contract with the IronSky company for 25 public safety cameras to be placed through the Ga. Highway 138 corridor, West Avenue corridor, and the Walmart shopping area.
The city of Conyers will hold an informational meeting on Tuesday, May 28 to address concerns and answer questions from the public about the city's Mixed-use Development (MxD) zoning district.
The proposed 308-acre, mixed-use Four A development could potentially bring a huge tax revenue influx into the City of Conyers - something the city desperately needs - but hasl also raised a number of concerns.
After four years on the drawing board, a massive mixed-use, 308-acre development located just south of I-20 in the city of Conyers is seeking a zoning variance in order to break ground on the first of the proposed 1,400 residential units and 580,000 square feet of commercial space.
Conyers Police Cpl. Corey Hambrick was awarded the department's Medal of Valor for his actions taken during a November 2012 incident involving a man stabbing his own mother.
The city of Conyers is working with the Georgia Department of Transportation to upgrade traffic signal controllers, software, cabinets and all internal components at seven busy city intersections.
Just as it has in the past several years, the City of Conyers plans to borrow $2 million from United Community Bank in order to operate until the fiscal year ends June 30.
City Council members met for a very brief meeting Wednesday to approve zoning changes relating to senior housing developments and a neighborhood village section of the new Gateway Village zoning district.
Conyers Police dedicated their headquarters building to the late Police Chief O.T. Adams in a quiet ceremony Tuesday with family and officials.
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