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Acuity to expand Rockdale, Dekalb facilities and bring 700 more jobs

Acuity to expand Rockdale, Dekalb facilities and bring 700 more jobs

Acuity Brands will expand its operation, creating 700 jobs and investing more than $16 million into Rockdale and DeKalb counties over the next five years, announced Governor Nathan Deal's office Monday morning.

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Horror film 'The Ring 3' base in Rockdale

Horror film 'The Ring 3' base in Rockdale

A major horror movie-"The Ring 3"-will start production in Conyers just in time for Halloween and remain based here for at least six months, the Conyers Rockdale Economic Development Council learned on Oct. 14.

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Posted: oct. 14, 2014 7:32 p.m. | Updated: oct. 14, 2014 8:04 p.m.
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RMC expands services for stroke patients with 24/7 neurologist access

Rockdale Medical Center is expanding telemedicine technology to provide emergency neurology services anytime for stroke patients.

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Posted: oct. 09, 2014 2:34 a.m.

'Vacation' movie reboot films in Covington, 'Constantine' shoots in north Rockdale

Twelve Oaks has been the backdrop to many film and TV scenes, but the iconic historic building that most associate with "Gone with the Wind" transformed into something completely different for three days this week: a sorority house in Tennessee, littered with red cups, partying college students and a few A-list movie stars.

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Posted: oct. 03, 2014 8:44 p.m.
SSEMC Linemen don pink hats for breast cancer awareness

SSEMC Linemen don pink hats for breast cancer awareness

Snapping Shoals EMC's linemen will be making a fashion statement and an effort to educate members and employees about breast cancer prevalence and early detection during the month of October.

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Posted: oct. 01, 2014 11:20 p.m.
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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.

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Posted: sep. 26, 2014 5:30 p.m. | 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.

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Posted: sep. 16, 2014 6:49 p.m.
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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.

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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.

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Posted: sep. 08, 2014 10:57 p.m.
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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.

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Posted: sep. 04, 2014 3:00 p.m. | Updated: sep. 05, 2014 4:03 a.m.
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'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.

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Posted: aug. 27, 2014 6:33 p.m.
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Health Care Reform seminar Sept. 16

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

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Posted: aug. 26, 2014 3:46 p.m.

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