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Blockbuster hits eject button

One of the last Blockbuster stores in the greater Atlanta area is closing­ - along with all 300 or so corporately-owned stores across the country - after a long run that left it as one of the few remaining brick-and-mortar locations in the state.

November 08, 2013 | John Ruch | Conyers


City Council approves Jones as economic development council director

The new director chosen last week to lead the Conyers-Rockdale Economic Development Council was revealed as Marty Jones at tonight's Conyers City Council meeting.

November 07, 2013 | John Ruch | Conyers


Irwin Bridge Road improvements planned

IN BRIEF: A plan to add bikes lanes and sidewalks to a stretch of Irwin Bridge Road in Conyers was unveiled Tuesday by city officials and engineers.

October 30, 2013 | John Ruch | Conyers


Shop with a Cop looking for donations

The Conyers Police Department is partnering with the Conyers Wal-Mart to help make this Christmas brighter for local children.

October 24, 2013 | Staff Reports | Conyers


Mills seeks 5th term for mayor

Randal "Randy" Mills, who has been mayor of Conyers for the past 20 years, has a simple reason for seeking another term this fall: "The job's never done."

October 22, 2013 | John Ruch | Conyers


Zanetti cites military experience in bid for mayor

Michael T. Zanetti says his experience rebuilding Iraq for the Army and cleaning up a once-troubled local housing development makes him perfectly suited to be the next mayor of Conyers.

October 22, 2013 | John Ruch | Conyers


Sec. of State office investigates Ware

The Georgia Secretary of State's Office confirmed it is investigating former mayoral candidate Olivia Holmes Ware, whose case was under review by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to see if criminal charges should be brought.

October 17, 2013 | Michelle Kim | Conyers


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


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Articles by Section - Conyers


Conyers crime drops, perception remains an issue

While the rate of serious crimes in Conyers is dropping, officials are concerned that both the public and criminals have a different perception.

January 28, 2015 | John Ruch | Conyers


Business incubator plans revived

The idea of a building hub that will cultivate startup businesses was discussed in a little more detail at the City Council's annual Winter Retreat at Lake Lanier Friday afternoon.

January 25, 2015 | Martin Rand, III | Conyers


Zoning question tabled at city council

The owner of a well-regarded local company begged the Conyers City Council on Jan. 21 not to enforce zoning codes that, he said, will put him out of business with "doomsday restrictions."

January 22, 2015 | John Ruch | Conyers


State of the City

Designs for a new City Hall and creation of a strategic plan are big items on the City of Conyers' agenda this year, said Mayor Randy Mills and councilmen at the annual "State of the City" event Jan. 7 at Cherokee Run Golf Club.

January 07, 2015 | John Ruch | Conyers


State of the City, Jan. 7

IN BRIEF: The annual State of the City address will be held Wednesday, Jan. 7, 7 p.m. at the Cherokee Run Golf Club in the Georgia International Horse Park in Conyers. Mayor Randy Mills and each of the Conyers City Council members will give a summary of the work and accomplishments of the city in the past year and upcoming projects. The meeting is open to the public.

January 06, 2015 | Staff Reports | Conyers


Conyers Police seeking community input about department

The Conyers Police Department is currently conducting its annual service satisfaction survey for the year of 2014.

December 31, 2014 | Staff Reports | Conyers


Today in Pictures

A look at our community Through the Camera

December 30, 2014 | Darrell Everidge | Conyers


Oxford man arrested after assaulting girlfriend

An Oxford man was arrested and is being charged with battery for allegedly attacking his girlfriend in October.

December 25, 2014 | Staff Reports | Conyers


City council approves new police radio system

A $3.5 million, state-of-the-art police radio system was approved by Conyers City Council at its Dec. 17 meeting.

December 18, 2014 | John Ruch | Conyers


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