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Eastside Commercial Bank of Conyers closes

Eastside Commercial Bank, of Conyers, was closed Friday, July 18 by the Georgia Department of Banking & Finance. Customers of Eastside Commercial Bank will now become customers of Community & Southern Bank, of Atlanta, which agreed to purchase Eastside's deposits and some of its assets.

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Office space company leases 10,000 square feet at Corner Market

The Regus Group, a global company that leases fully furnished flexible office and meeting space to startups and other businesses, has chosen Corner Market in Conyers for its latest business center. This would be a significant lease at the mixed-use development by on the corner of Flat Shoals and Parker Road, occupying more than 10,000 square feet of office space.

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Posted: jul. 17, 2014 10:22 a.m.
Amici Italian Cafe coming to Corner Market

Amici Italian Cafe coming to Corner Market

Amici Italian Café, a Madison-based restaurant chain, announced it plans to open a Conyers location in the Corner Market early next year.

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Posted: jul. 12, 2014 10:09 p.m. | Updated: jul. 13, 2014 10:08 p.m.
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Sika plant celebrates opening

Sika, a Swiss-based global manufacturer of building materials including concrete, sealants, roofing, flooring and more, celebrated the opening of an expanded, state-of-the-art mortar and admixture plant on Sarasota Pkwy in Conyers with a ribbon cutting July 9. The ceremony was attended by Sika customers, company executives and local officials. The plant, which produces 5,000 metric tons of product a year and growing, is a template for other plants, said company executives. The decision was made last year to build the plant to service customers in the region, said N. America Sika President Christoph Gantz. In less than eight months ...

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Posted: jul. 12, 2014 10:08 p.m.
Homebrewed: Gravity Craft brings beer growler bar trend to Rockdale

Homebrewed: Gravity Craft brings beer growler bar trend to Rockdale

Rockdale will get its first "growler bar" later this summer when Gravity Craft and Homebrew Supply opens its doors to beer lovers at 1136 Dogwood Drive in Conyers.

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Posted: jul. 09, 2014 5:32 p.m.
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Law enforcement job fair June 30 at GPTC

Georgia Piedmont Technical College will host a Law Enforcement Recruiting Day and Job/Career Fair on Monday, June 30, from 9 a.m. until noon, in the Exhibit Hall of the Newton D Campus, 8100 Bob Williams Parkway, Covington, Ga. 30014.

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Posted: jun. 24, 2014 5:06 p.m.
Lexicon expands repair center

Lexicon expands repair center

Lexicon Technologies, a Conyers-based electronics repair company, recently celebrated the opening of a massively expanded facility on Sigman Road will add up to 150 new jobs.

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Posted: jun. 11, 2014 8:29 p.m. | Updated: jun. 15, 2014 3:37 p.m.
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CREDC seeks ways to boost retail business

The Conyers Rockdale Economic Development aims to attract more name-brand and higher-end retail stores to the area, and decided at its June 10 meeting to form a subcommittee on the issue.

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Posted: jun. 11, 2014 10:53 a.m.

Cut-a-thon for missing children June 7

A Cut-a-thon to raise money for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children will be held this Saturday, June 7, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Georgia Career Institute, 900 Flat Shoals Road SE, Conyers.

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Posted: jun. 06, 2014 1:47 a.m. | Updated: jun. 06, 2014 6:25 a.m.

Customer appreciation at Elite Pawn, June 7

Elite Pawn wants to show their customers just how much they appreciate them with a special Customer Appreciation Day and celebration on Saturday, June 7, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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Posted: may. 29, 2014 10:15 p.m. | Updated: jun. 02, 2014 7:01 a.m.

Rockdale Medical labs get Gold Seal of Approval

Rockdale Medical Center announced that it recently earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for Laboratory Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization's commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.

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Posted: may. 30, 2014 7:46 p.m.

County sued for alleged illegal quarry

A granite-quarrying company is suing Rockdale County, accusing officials of allowing a competing quarry to operate illegally in Rockdale-despite ordering it shut down just three years ago.

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Posted: may. 29, 2014 12:27 a.m.

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