The Conyers Police Department and Covington Police Department were recognized for their work in building community relations with runner-up status of the Dr. Curtis E. McClung/Motorola Award for Excellence by the Ga. Association of the Chiefs of Police, awarded July 28.
The director of the Conyers Main Street program, Monica Coffin, recently resigned after seven years heading the community program, citing the need to spend more time with her family and young son. Her last day was Friday, July 18.
Prompted by recent events in metro Atlanta, such as the death of toddler Cooper Harris after being left in his father's car, the Conyers Police Department is revising its policy on calls regarding children left unattended in vehicles to remove any ambiguity in an officer's response.
For University of Georgia architecture student Erik Lauritsen, working with city officials on a massive rezoning plan for Olde Town isn't just a great resume-builder. It's also a homecoming.
As the city of Conyers proposes to change the historic overlay zoning district in Olde Town Conyers to the Downtown District (D), residents and property owners in the area are invited to learn more about the proposed change in zoning at upcoming town hall meetings and public hearings.
The Conyers City Council this morning approved the city's Fiscal Year 2014 budget, covering roughly $14 million in spending.
Thursday's Conyers City Council meeting was the last that members of the public could casually stroll into as they've done for decades. In the wake of a controversial new gun law, they'll now have to pass a guard with a metal detector checking for firearms.
Golf cart drivers can cruise some Olde Town streets as of July 1, under a new ordinance approved by the Conyers City Council on June 4.
Conyers City Council heard mixed public response-and opposition from one of its own members-to its plan to allow golf carts on Olde Town streets at its May 21 meeting.
Anyone with an appetite for good eats and hot cars is invited to Olde Town Conyers for the annual Taste of Conyers on Saturday, May 3, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., hosted by Main Street Conyers.
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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Conyers-The Conyers Police Department (CPD) is offering a free, educational opportunity and glimpse into the world of law enforcement for young people ages 14 to 17 by conducting the Junior Police Academy.
CONYERS - Remember how the classic movie character Ace Ventura, played by the legendary funny-man Jim Carey, would disguise himself as a postal worker or some other character all to retrieve a lost or stolen pet and return it to its rightful owners?
A sports bar is not what Conyers City Council had in mind for its West Avenue "gateway" area, councilmen said as they shot down the proposal at their June 17 meeting.
At Wednesday's Conyers City Council meeting, a woman from the audience named Kim Denmark spoke at length to the council about her religious quest to walk through every U.S. state.
Seven Haynes Ridge Road properties are hooking up to county water service as a precaution against the leaky Miller Bottom Road landfill in a deal approved by Conyers City Council June 3.
CONYERS - A top defendant arrested in this week's FIFA soccer corruption scandal owns a house at 104 Ellis Drive in Conyers, and the federal government wants to seize the property, according to a Department of Justice indictment.
CONYERS - Conyers Police, in partnership with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children's (NCMEC) Take 25 campaign, are inviting parents and children to get to know officers and other local law enforcement personnel at the Take 25 Conyers event on Saturday, May 30, 2015.
The Conyers City Council held its first hearing on the city's proposed $14 million Fiscal Year 2015 budget on May 20. Among the significant new budget items is a police cadet program requested by Conyers Chief Gene Wilson to boost police recruiting and diversity.
Conyers Police are looking for a few good officers to join their Reserve Unit.
The director of the Conyers Main Street program, Brittany Evans, was let go from her position after about six months on the job, a city spokesperson confirmed.
In the wake of high profile cases such as Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, Walter Scott, and Freddie Gray, the Conyers Police Department is looking to prevent such tragedies with a workshop and forum on May 15 at Rockdale County High School.
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