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Taste of Conyers coming back to Olde Town

The Conyers Main Street Program is inviting everyone with an appetite to Olde Town Conyers for the annual Taste of Conyers and Conyers Car Show on Saturday, May 2, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Conyers to bring Haler as new tourism director

Conyers to bring Haler as new tourism director

Porterdale Main Street Director Terri Haler will be leaving her post to be the new tourism director for the city of Conyers.

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Posted: apr. 22, 2015 1:22 p.m. | Updated: apr. 22, 2015 2:48 p.m.
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Prescription medicine safe disposal box set up at Conyers Police

Prescription medicine safe disposal box set up at Conyers Police

In order to give a place for residents to safely dispose of prescription medicines and keep them from being abused, Conyers Police Department has installed a Drug Collection Unit in the front lobby though CVS Pharmacy's Safer Communities grant program.

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Posted: apr. 21, 2015 5:26 p.m.
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Business incubator Olde Town plan on hold

Business incubator Olde Town plan on hold

Plans for a business incubator in Olde Town are in doubt due to a competing tenant. It’s the latest challenge to local government’s efforts to attract startup companies, a push that has had its own problems starting up.

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Posted: apr. 17, 2015 11:16 p.m.
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Merchant speaks on filming challenges

The controversy over the filmmaking boom's impact on Olde Town businesses flared anew at the April 15 Conyers City Council meeting.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2015 12:04 a.m.

Police get overdose emergency treatment injectors

The Conyers Police Department is the latest of agencies to receive a donation of opioid overdose emergency treatment injectors.  

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Posted: apr. 08, 2015 1:07 p.m.

Conyers Police to release race-specific arrest data, looks at DOJ Ferguson report

The Conyers Police Department will begin releasing race-specific arrest data online in its latest post-Ferguson response, Chief Gene Wilson told the News at the April 1 City Council meeting.

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Posted: apr. 02, 2015 9:32 a.m.
Ashley Capital breaks ground on 175,000-square-feet building

Ashley Capital breaks ground on 175,000-square-feet building

While construction officially began a week ago, city and business officials were happy to still have the ceremonious groundbreaking of a new 175,000-square-feet building being built on Sigman Road Friday afternoon. 

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Posted: mar. 27, 2015 5:03 p.m.
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Crash on Ga. Hwy. 138 with injury

IN BRIEF: There's an automobile crash at the intersection of Ga. Hwy 138 and Dogwood Drive.

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Posted: mar. 23, 2015 12:14 p.m.
City to hike Eastview Cemetery fees

City to hike Eastview Cemetery fees

A final resting place in the city-owned East View Cemetery will cost more under a new fee structure approved March 18 by Conyers City Council.

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Posted: mar. 19, 2015 2:05 a.m.
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UPDATE: Drug deal robbery led to Tuesday's shooting

UPDATE: Drug deal robbery led to Tuesday's shooting

UPDATE: Police have identified the robbery victim in this case as 34-year-old Antonio Martez Prater.

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Posted: mar. 10, 2015 3:18 p.m. | Updated: mar. 13, 2015 5:44 p.m.
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City looks at authority for building new city hall, parking

The City of Conyers may already have a Public Facilities Authority capable of issuing construction bonds. Even if it does, it may not be needed yet.

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Posted: mar. 04, 2015 10:29 p.m.
St. Patrick's parade and 0.1 mile endurance run festivities March 17

St. Patrick's parade and 0.1 mile endurance run festivities March 17

All those who are Irish - or Irish at heart - are invited to attend the World's Fastest Growing St. Patrick's Day Parade on Tuesday, March 17, starting 4:30 p.m. in Olde Town Conyers, sponsored by the Conyers Main Street Program.

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Posted: mar. 03, 2015 4:46 p.m.
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