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Back to school tax holiday July 31-Aug. 2

Back to school tax holiday July 31-Aug. 2

Georgia's Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday returns July 31-Aug.1

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Film Focus: 'Sleepy Hollow,' 'Originals,' 'Miracles' continue shooting

Film Focus: 'Sleepy Hollow,' 'Originals,' 'Miracles' continue shooting

The headless horseman rode into town last week, as the cast and crew of Fox's Sleepy Hollow began shooting season three in Rockdale County ...

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Posted: jul. 28, 2015 7:38 p.m.
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A New Flavor: Coaxum's Low Country Cuisne

A New Flavor: Coaxum's Low Country Cuisne

(From left to right) Rockdale County Chief Magistrate Court Judge Phiniea Aten, Rockdale County Chairman and CEO Richard Oden, Conyers City Councilman Cleveland Stroud, Coaxum ...

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Posted: jul. 28, 2015 5:01 a.m.
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A new undertaking

A new undertaking

After more than 60 years at the same location in the heart of Conyers, the George W. Levett Sr. and Sons Funeral Home has relocated ...

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Posted: jul. 20, 2015 6:20 p.m. | Updated: jul. 23, 2015 3:38 a.m.
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Virtual job fair for Verizon

Virtual job fair for Verizon

On Thursday, July 23, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Verizon will hold a virtual job fair to fill more than 1,000 ...

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Posted: jul. 21, 2015 9:04 p.m. | Updated: jul. 22, 2015 8:19 a.m.
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Sleepy Hollow filming begins in Rockdale

Sleepy Hollow filming begins in Rockdale

It might not be upstate New York, but this week, Olde Town Conyers is the new setting for the Fox television series, Sleepy Hollow. The ...

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Posted: jul. 21, 2015 7:31 p.m.
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Storage facility to feature 100-foot clock tower

Storage facility to feature 100-foot clock tower

A new storage facility on Flat Shoals Road will feature a 100-foot-tall clock tower, developer David Miles told the News. The tower will be one ...

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Posted: jul. 17, 2015 8:01 p.m. | Updated: jul. 21, 2015 5:00 p.m.
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Manufacturer to purchase former Acuity building

Manufacturer to purchase former Acuity building

CONYERS - The Conyers Rockdale Economic Development Council (CREDC) announced Atlanta Pallet Rack, a manufacturer and national distributor of warehouse storage systems and equipment, is making ...

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Posted: jul. 21, 2015 4:52 p.m.
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Back to School tax holiday approaches

Back to School tax holiday approaches

School is a little less than two weeks away, meaning once again its time for Georgia’s tax-free holiday.

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Posted: jul. 20, 2015 6:44 p.m.
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HomeGoods, Freddy's, new businesses coming to Conyers

HomeGoods, Freddy's, new businesses coming to Conyers

Several new restaurants and stores are coming to Conyers after city officials recently issued building permits.

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Posted: jul. 17, 2015 8:00 p.m. | Updated: jul. 19, 2015 7:28 p.m.
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Film Focus: Lewis and Clark miniseries to shoot in Rockdale, call for crew applications

Film Focus: Lewis and Clark miniseries to shoot in Rockdale, call for crew applications

Crew calls have gone out for the local filming of HBO's upcoming mini-series, "Lewis and Clark," starring Casey Affleck as Meriwether Lewis and Matthias ...

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Posted: jul. 06, 2015 1:17 p.m.
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It’s official: Baxalta launches

It’s official: Baxalta launches

Baxalta Incorporated launched Wednesday as a global biopharmaceutical company dedicated to delivering transformative therapies to patients with orphan diseases and underserved conditions.

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Posted: jul. 02, 2015 3:27 p.m.
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Unemployment in Rockdale, metro Atlanta sees slight bump

The unemployment rate in Rockdale County saw a minor 0.3 percent spike in May.

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Posted: jun. 29, 2015 7:43 p.m.

Ready to work with Rockdale Works

CONYERS - The unemployment rate in Rockdale has been steadily going down and a new program hopes to help continue that trend by putting people to ...

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Posted: jun. 19, 2015 9:54 a.m. | Updated: jun. 25, 2015 9:37 a.m.

Bed and Breakfast request denied by the Conyers-Rockdale Planning Commission

The Conyers-Rockdale Planning Commission recommended Thursday night to not issuing a special permit to two homeowners who want to start a bed and breakfast business ...

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Posted: jun. 19, 2015 9:56 a.m.
BioLab to expand, add 50-70 new jobs

BioLab to expand, add 50-70 new jobs

The Conyers-Rockdale Economic Development Council announced that BioLab Inc.is expanding significantly in Conyers-Rockdale and will be adding 50-70 new jobs.

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Posted: jun. 09, 2015 11:11 p.m.
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Film Focus: As industry grows, properties are converted to studios

Film Focus: As industry grows, properties are converted to studios

Interest in filming in Georgia has grown due to the state's generous tax credits. That has increased the demands for studio space. In Union ...

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Posted: jun. 09, 2015 10:22 p.m.
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Georgia Power says Rockdale is business-friendly

Conyers and Rockdale government shows the business-friendly quick response time that is key to bringing good jobs here, a Georgia Power official told the Conyers ...

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Posted: jun. 04, 2015 5:43 p.m.
Car clutch manufacturer expands in Conyers-Rockdale

Car clutch manufacturer expands in Conyers-Rockdale

A high end manufacturer of sport compact assemblies and competative car clutches is doubling in size with a new headquarters in Conyers.

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Posted: jun. 03, 2015 6:46 p.m.
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