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.
Conyers city council approved a rezoning petition that would help clear the way for a banquet hall to operate in a former drywall warehouse but only after vigorous debate and comments from two neighboring businesses against the change.
The recent emergence of decorative lights illuminating several businesses in Conyers has led the City Council to place a moratorium on electric, neon and LED lighting until regulations are added to the zoning ordinance.
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.
Conyers City Council Wednesday night approved new zoning restrictions on "reverse vending machines" that offer cash for such items as old cell phones.
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.
A new Conyers Police Department salary system, including a raise and incentive pay, was approved by Conyers City Council at its March 19 meeting.
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.
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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.
UPDATE: After the March 5 hearing on whether or not to issue a warrant for a former Alpha Academy principal on sexual battery charges, Rockdale County Supreme Court Chief Judge David Irwin made a decision not to issue the warrant due to lack of probable cause.
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.
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