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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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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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City looks at pursuing enterprise zone

IN BRIEF: A meeting among the city's economic development subcommittee concluded with them agreeing to move forward with trying to establish an enterprise zone area in the city.

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Posted: feb. 10, 2015 6:34 p.m.

Learning the lessons of Ferguson

In the wake of the Ferguson-triggered debates on race and policing, the Conyers Police Department must start a program to diversify its majority-white ranks, Chief Gene Wilson said at the city’s annual Winter Retreat on Jan. 24. He also wants the force equipped with gear that has factored into post-Ferguson controversies: body cameras, crowd-control devices and an armored truck.

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Posted: feb. 06, 2015 8:50 p.m. | Updated: feb. 09, 2015 8:50 p.m.

City, County oppose Atlanta request for more sewage in South River

Rockdale's Board of Commissioners and Conyers City Council will issue a joint resolution opposing Atlanta's reported plan to increase sewage-related pollution in the South River, as decided at the Feb. 4 city council meeting.

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Posted: feb. 05, 2015 12:28 p.m.
New City Hall coming soon

New City Hall coming soon

Plans for a new Conyers City Hall are moving ahead at a fast clip, with architect bids expected within the next week, city officials said at their Jan. 24 annual Winter Retreat. But the exact site and the funding mechanism for the $7.5 million project are still up in the air, leaving the timing a bit uncertain as well.

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Posted: jan. 31, 2015 5:00 p.m. | Updated: feb. 03, 2015 4:58 p.m.
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Public input sought for Conyers strategic plan

The City of Conyers is trying to make sure every voice counts as it seeks the public's opinion in an online survey as part of the city's strategic planning process.

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Posted: feb. 02, 2015 10:54 p.m.

CPD getting ready for Citizens Police Academy

The Conyers Police Department, (CPD), is preparing to offer the annual Citizens Police Academy, (CPA), for citizens in the community this spring.  

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Posted: jan. 30, 2015 2:38 p.m.

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