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Unemployment rate in Rockdale stays steady

CONYERS - The unemployment rate for Rockdale County held steady at 6.8 percent for the month of July, which is the exact same rate as ...

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CREDC Director: Strategic economic development plan needed

CONYERS - Rockdale County is at a crossroads in its economic development and is in need of long-term strategic planning, said CREDC Director Marty Jones, who ...

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Posted: aug. 07, 2015 10:56 p.m. | Updated: aug. 09, 2015 11:53 a.m.
Film Focus: ‘Sleepy Hollow’ battle scene calls for extras

Film Focus: ‘Sleepy Hollow’ battle scene calls for extras

The film community in the metro Atlanta area has been busy this summer. Not only have production teams for "The Originals," "The Vampire Diaries," "The ...

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Posted: aug. 07, 2015 10:01 p.m.
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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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Posted: jul. 30, 2015 4:12 p.m.
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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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