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City outlines priorities for strategic plan

Conyers city officials began outlining ideas on a strategic plan for Conyers during the city's semi-annual city council retreat Friday held at Lake Lanier.

August 26, 2014 | Martin Rand, III | Conyers


New $7.5M city hall plans unveiled

Conyers City Council and city officials got a look at plans for a new $7.5 million Conyers City Hall building on Oakland Avenue at the City Council's annual Summer Retreat at Lake Lanier Friday afternoon.

August 25, 2014 | Martin Rand, III | Conyers


New City Hall complex tops retreat agenda

The unveiling of draft plans for a new City Hall complex on Oakland Avenue tops the agenda for Conyers City Council's annual Summer Retreat on Friday in Buford.

August 22, 2014 | John Ruch | Conyers


Woman arrested after calling 911

A Conyers woman seeking help from law enforcement was subsequently arrested Saturday evening.

August 21, 2014 | Staff Reports | Conyers


Tweaks to downtown zoning, prostitution charges discussed at City Council

Plans to rezone central Conyers are still being tweaked to allow more flexible commercial/office uses and bigger, denser buildings, City Council learned at its Aug. 20 meeting.

August 21, 2014 | John Ruch | Conyers


Unlicensed group home for mentally ill discovered

A Conyers woman was charged with operating an unlicensed group home in Conyers for those with mental illnesses.

August 01, 2014 | Staff Reports | Conyers


CPD recognized for community relations program

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.

August 01, 2014 | Staff Reports | Conyers


Conyers Main Street director resigns

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.

July 18, 2014 | Staff Reports | Conyers


Conyers Police revises response on children in hot cars

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.

July 17, 2014 | Michelle Kim | Conyers


UGA student, Conyers native helps reshape Olde Town

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.

July 14, 2014 | John Ruch | Conyers


Changes to historic district, town hall July 15, 22

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.

June 30, 2014 | Staff Reports | Conyers


City approves $14M budget

The Conyers City Council this morning approved the city's Fiscal Year 2014 budget, covering roughly $14 million in spending.

June 27, 2014 | John Ruch | Conyers


Security screening for city council meetings after new gun law

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.

June 18, 2014 | Staff Reports | Conyers


Golf carts approved for Olde Town Conyers

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.

June 05, 2014 | John Ruch | Conyers


Mixed response on golf carts at Conyers city council

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.

May 22, 2014 | John Ruch | Conyers


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Conyers Police Department wins Excellence Award from Ga. Association Chiefs of Police

SAVANNAH - The Conyers Police Department was named the recipient of the 2015 Dr. Curtis E. McClung/Motorola Award for Excellence by the Georgia Association of ...

July 29, 2015 | Staff Reports | Conyers


Conyers K-9 dies after being left in handler's car

A Conyers Police officer is under investigation after a CPD K9, Zane, was found deceased in his handler's patrol car Thursday evening.

July 17, 2015 | Staff Reports | Conyers


Eminent domain may be used for Olde Town parking lot

The city now has eminent domain as leverage in its attempt to turn an Olde Town property into a new parking lot, as City Council ...

July 16, 2015 | John Ruch | Conyers


Man on probation arrested for indecent exposure

While doing community service on probation, a Covington man was arrested and cited for indecency after making moves that were less than community-minded.

July 10, 2015 | Staff Reports | Conyers


Police report crime rate spike in entered autos, auto thefts

CONYERS - With a spike in crime during the month of June, Conyers has seen its overall crime rate increase in 2015 compared to last year.

July 09, 2015 | Martin Rand, III | Conyers


Junior Police Academy offered by CPD for summer

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 ...

June 25, 2015 | Staff Reports | Conyers


Pet detective work reunites girl with lost dog

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 ...

June 18, 2015 | Martin Rand, III | Conyers


City Council shoots down West Ave. sports bar proposal

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 ...

June 17, 2015 | John Ruch | Conyers


Spiritual walker Kim Denmark comes to Conyers

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 ...

June 17, 2015 | John Ruch | Conyers


Leaky landfill leads more residents to sign up for Rockdale County water

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 ...

June 04, 2015 | John Ruch | Conyers


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