View Mobile Site

Header

Sales tax holiday on energy-efficient appliances

October is once again a great time to commit to saving both water and energy and so Rockdale County is supporting a special effort around water conservation.

Read More
Updated: sep. 30, 2014 5:44 a.m.

'The Originals' shoots in Olde Town through Thursday

'The Originals' shoots in Olde Town through Thursday

The hit "Vampire Diaries" spinoff, "The Originals," is shooting in Olde Town Conyers Wednesday, with a few streets being closed during preparation and the evening-time shoots.

» Read More
Posted: sep. 16, 2014 6:49 p.m.
2 Images

CREDC looks for more funding

As the Conyers Rockdale Economic Development Council works to stabilize its budget, it today heard good news about city funding-but bad news from the county.

» Read More
Posted: sep. 09, 2014 6:29 p.m.
Four A development continues planning in first phase

Four A development continues planning in first phase

More than a year after the City of Conyers granted its zoning approval, Four A International's massive, mixed-use development south of Iris Drive is still in the planning stages. But more information about the 308-acre project will be coming soon as the company is working to get it right on this first phase,  Four A Director of Development David Roper told the News.

» Read More
Posted: sep. 08, 2014 10:57 p.m.
1 Image
RMC steps into future with Piedmont Healthcare partnership

RMC steps into future with Piedmont Healthcare partnership

Rockdale Medical Center and Piedmont Healthcare announced a new partnership that will provide RMC patients access to expanded services and bring resources and expertise from Piedmont's physicians and staff. This innovative affiliation was celebrated Thursday in a ceremony at RMC marking the hospital's 60th anniversary.

» Read More
Posted: sep. 04, 2014 3:00 p.m. | Updated: sep. 05, 2014 4:03 a.m.
2 Images
'The Originals' to shoot Friday night in Olde Town

'The Originals' to shoot Friday night in Olde Town

Olde Town transforms once again into New Orleans as The CW's "The Originals" begins filming in Olde Town Conyers Friday night.

» Read More
Posted: aug. 27, 2014 6:33 p.m.
1 Image

Health Care Reform seminar Sept. 16

Business-owners and HR managers take note - are you ready for health care reform requirements in 2015?

» Read More
Posted: aug. 26, 2014 3:46 p.m.
Leadership Rockdale announces Class of 2015

Leadership Rockdale announces Class of 2015

Leadership Rockdale recently announced the participants selected for the Class of 2015.

» Read More
Posted: aug. 14, 2014 5:39 p.m.
2 Images

Publicly-traded company eyes Rockdale

A major company is seriously considering bringing 400 to 600 "well-paying" jobs to Rockdale, Conyers Rockdale Economic Development Council Executive Director Marty Jones told his board of directors on Aug. 12.

» Read More
Posted: aug. 13, 2014 12:03 p.m.
Ten years gone but legacy lives on

Ten years gone but legacy lives on

The Conyers-Rockdale community lost a shining light when George Levett Sr. passed away in August 2004. But his children and grandchildren ensure that his values, teachings and legacy live on in the Levett Funeral Home, at 1041 Bryant Street, Conyers. 

» Read More
Posted: aug. 11, 2014 9:37 p.m.
4 Images
Gravity Craft growler bar to open Saturday

Gravity Craft growler bar to open Saturday

Gravity Craft and Homebrew Supply, Rockdale's first "growler bar," is slated to open Sat., Aug. 9 at 1136 Dogwood Drive, Conyers.

» Read More
Posted: aug. 08, 2014 10:55 a.m.
1 Image

UPDATE: I-20 construction paused during sales tax holiday

The construction intially scheduled for Interstate 20 in Rockdale and Newton counties will pause this weekend in order to make way for traffic on the tax-free weekend. This is one of several projects being suspended across the state this weekend for the tax holiday.

» Read More
Posted: aug. 01, 2014 5:12 a.m. | Updated: aug. 01, 2014 1:03 p.m.
Glass manufacturer moves into Conyers from Madison

Glass manufacturer moves into Conyers from Madison

An industrial glass manufacturer is moving from Morgan County to Conyers, according to Marty Jones, executive director of the Conyers Rockdale Economic Development Council.

» Read More
Posted: aug. 01, 2014 5:49 a.m.
1 Image
Home Coming: Gregory B. Levett and Sons Funeral Home opens Conyers location, returns to roots

Home Coming: Gregory B. Levett and Sons Funeral Home opens Conyers location, returns to roots

Gregory B. Levett is coming home.

» Read More
Posted: aug. 01, 2014 4:42 a.m.
1 Image

Back to school sales tax holiday Aug. 1-2

Georgia's Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday returns Aug. 1-2. Although it occurs after RCPS students are already back in the classrooms, every little bit helps.

» Read More
Posted: aug. 01, 2014 5:01 a.m.

'Operator' films in Conyers Sunday

From the locations to the cast, almost everything in the new movie "Operator" might be recognizable to area residents - and that is because the film's team utilized mostly local resources for the action-thriller.

» Read More
Posted: jul. 26, 2014 11:34 p.m.
Starbucks for grown folks

Starbucks for grown folks

The Conyers Starbucks celebrated its recent renovation and launch of a new program serving beer and wine in the evenings with a ribbon cutting hosted by the Conyers-Rockdale Chamber of Commerce on July 22. This Starbucks location on Ga. Hwy 138 is one of only five in the state pioneering this concept said General Manager Kelley Smith, due to the community’s support of the store. The store is offering small plate foods as well as beer and wine. Live jazz performances will be held at the store on Wednesday evenings for “Wine Down Wednesdays.”

» Read More
Posted: jul. 25, 2014 9:27 p.m.
1 Image
'Bessie' filming in Olde Town through Friday

'Bessie' filming in Olde Town through Friday

The HBO biopic "Bessie," starring Queen Latifah as the iconic blues singer Bessie Smith, is filming in Olde Town Conyers through Thursday and Friday.

» Read More
Posted: jul. 24, 2014 7:04 p.m.
4 Images

Please wait ...