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Business owners object to zoning changes, tactics

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.

October 17, 2013 | John Ruch | Conyers


Filming policy approved for Conyers

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.

October 02, 2013 | Michelle Kim | Conyers


Disqualified candidate withdraws lawsuit

Former Conyers mayoral candidate Olivia Holmes Ware has withdrawn her civil lawsuit against the city of Conyers, according to a letter filed in Rockdale County Superior Court on Monday.

October 01, 2013 | Michelle Kim | Conyers


Burglar caught after car chase identified

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.

September 22, 2013 | Michelle Kim | Conyers


Mayoral candidate eligibility questioned

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.

September 21, 2013 | Michelle Kim | Conyers


Revised city sign ordinance approved

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.

September 18, 2013 | Michelle Kim | Conyers


Conyers police look for traffic feedback

The Conyers Police Department is again asking for the public's feedback on a traffic safety and enforcement survey.

September 11, 2013 | Staff Reports | Conyers


Four candidates to run for mayor

IN BRIEF: Four candidates have officially thrown their hats into the ring for Conyers mayor as Friday afternoon, the end of the qualifying period.

August 30, 2013 | Michelle Kim | Conyers


Mayor, councilmen to run for reelection

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.

August 24, 2013 | Staff Reports | Conyers


105 home development moves forward

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.

August 22, 2013 | Kathy Hooks | Conyers


Wildlife photo contest finalists announced

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.

August 16, 2013 | Staff Reports | Conyers


Wildlife Festival 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.

August 08, 2013 | Staff Reports | Conyers


City sign ordinance postponed

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.

August 07, 2013 | Staff Reports | Conyers


Community garden discussion moves forward

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.

August 07, 2013 | Kathy Hooks | Conyers


City council to vote on new sign regulations

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.

August 05, 2013 | Kathy Hooks | Conyers


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No Bull (Run): Event canceled quietly

While last year's event had a huge turnout, The Great Bull Run will no longer be held in Conyers.

October 26, 2014 | Martin Rand, III | Conyers


Vacant property registry to be required in city

Owners of vacant properties will now have to register the buildings with the City of Conyers or face stiff fines and even jail time.

October 17, 2014 | John Ruch | Conyers


More curfew citations issued to parents

More citations had to be given to parents and guardians from Newton County for their child violating Conyers' underage curfew law over the weekend.

September 24, 2014 | Martin Rand, III | Conyers


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