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City, county to boost development at Salem Gate

City, county to boost development at Salem Gate

The City of Conyers Economic Development Committee came to general consensus that the city should pursue establishing an enterprising zone to help spur redevelopment.

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Updated: feb. 15, 2015 8:06 a.m.

American Pickers TV show coming to Georgia

American Pickers TV show coming to Georgia

Think you might have a hidden treasure in that collection of what other people call junk? The American Pickers, Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz, of the HBO show on the History Channel, are coming to Georgia looking for junkyards, basements, garages and barns to find hidden treasures, rare artifacts, and vintage collectibles and they want to see what you've got.

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Posted: feb. 11, 2015 11:43 p.m.
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AMC show filming Friday in Olde Town

AMC show filming Friday in Olde Town

A few street lanes in Olde Town Conyers will be closed at times Friday as AMC films scenes for its show "Halt and Catch Fire" at local homes and on local roads.

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Posted: feb. 03, 2015 5:14 p.m. | Updated: feb. 03, 2015 5:17 p.m.
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Tax abatement incentives approved for 200-plus employee trucking company

The Rockdale County Development Authority approved an incentive package of a six year tax abatement and $3 million bond for the relocation of the Volume Transportation trucking company from DeKalb to Rockdale County.

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Posted: feb. 03, 2015 5:05 p.m.
New doctor at Resurgens Covington office

New doctor at Resurgens Covington office

Resurgens Orthopaedics - Georgia's largest orthopaedic practice - expands its services with the addition of orthopaedic hand, wrist, and upper extremity surgeon, Dr. Jane S. Tan.

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Posted: jan. 30, 2015 10:57 a.m. | Updated: jan. 30, 2015 11:01 a.m.
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Passing the gavel at Chamber 2015 Annual Meeting

Passing the gavel at Chamber 2015 Annual Meeting

The Conyers-Rockdale Chamber of Commerce highlighted extraordinary community servants in the 31st Annual Meeting on Jan. 27, 2015, at the Ga. International Horse Park.

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Posted: jan. 27, 2015 11:35 a.m. | Updated: jan. 27, 2015 11:53 a.m.
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Rockdale man named GRTA director

Rockdale man named GRTA director

Rockdale resident Chris Tomlinson was sworn in by Gov. Nathan Deal as the new Executive Director of the Georgia Regional Transportation Authority.  

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Posted: jan. 17, 2015 12:50 p.m.
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NMC and Piedmont look to partner up

Newton Medical Center announced today its Board of Directors had authorized hospital management to enter into "exclusive discussions" with Piedmont Healthcare aimed at formalizing a relationship between the two organizations.

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Posted: jan. 15, 2015 5:09 p.m.

LifePoint Hospitals, Duke Health System enter quality agreement

LifePoint Hospitals, which owns Rockdale Medical Center, and Duke University Health System have expanded their collaborative effort by entering into a national quality agreement to enhance patient safety.

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Posted: jan. 14, 2015 7:41 p.m. | Updated: jan. 15, 2015 7:30 a.m.
Employment Jump Start: GA Bio-Science training center prepares students for bio-technology jobs

Employment Jump Start: GA Bio-Science training center prepares students for bio-technology jobs

It is part of the incentive package the state offered to attract one of the leading healthcare manufacturers to Georgia: Georgia Quick Start would build a training facility near the new Baxter campus and offer customized training to its employees.

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Posted: jan. 14, 2015 7:59 p.m.
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Hall to leave Newton Chamber of Commerce

Hall to leave Newton Chamber of Commerce

Hunter Hall is leaving the Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce for a business development position with Kelly Products after informing his staff of the change Monday.

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Posted: jan. 06, 2015 4:38 p.m.
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