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Crime rates drop significantly in Conyers

Reported crimes in Conyers have dropped dramatically for 2014 so far.

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City outlines priorities for strategic plan

Conyers city officials began outlining ideas on a strategic plan for Conyers during the city's semi-annual city council retreat Friday held at Lake Lanier.

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Posted: aug. 26, 2014 3:04 p.m.
New $7.5M city hall plans unveiled

New $7.5M city hall plans unveiled

Conyers City Council and city officials got a look at plans for a new $7.5 million Conyers City Hall building on Oakland Avenue at the City Council's annual Summer Retreat at Lake Lanier Friday afternoon.

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Posted: aug. 25, 2014 9:27 a.m.
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New City Hall complex tops retreat agenda

The unveiling of draft plans for a new City Hall complex on Oakland Avenue tops the agenda for Conyers City Council's annual Summer Retreat on Friday in Buford.

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Posted: aug. 22, 2014 12:10 a.m.

Woman arrested after calling 911

A Conyers woman seeking help from law enforcement was subsequently arrested Saturday evening.

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Posted: aug. 21, 2014 3:48 p.m.
Tweaks to downtown zoning, prostitution charges discussed at City Council

Tweaks to downtown zoning, prostitution charges discussed at City Council

Plans to rezone central Conyers are still being tweaked to allow more flexible commercial/office uses and bigger, denser buildings, City Council learned at its Aug. 20 meeting.

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Posted: aug. 21, 2014 10:27 a.m.
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Unlicensed group home for mentally ill discovered

A Conyers woman was charged with operating an unlicensed group home in Conyers for those with mental illnesses.

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Posted: aug. 01, 2014 7:45 p.m.

CPD recognized for community relations program

The Conyers Police Department and Covington Police Department were recognized for their work in building community relations with runner-up status of the Dr. Curtis E. McClung/Motorola Award for Excellence by the Ga. Association of the Chiefs of Police, awarded July 28.

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Posted: aug. 01, 2014 4:57 a.m. | Updated: aug. 01, 2014 5:48 a.m.
Conyers Main Street director resigns

Conyers Main Street director resigns

The director of the Conyers Main Street program, Monica Coffin, recently resigned after seven years heading the community program, citing the need to spend more time with her family and young son.  Her last day was Friday, July 18.

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Posted: jul. 18, 2014 2:12 p.m.
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Conyers Police revises response on children in hot cars

Conyers Police revises response on children in hot cars

Prompted by recent events in metro Atlanta, such as the death of toddler Cooper Harris after being left in his father's car, the Conyers Police Department is revising its policy on calls regarding children left unattended in vehicles to remove any ambiguity in an officer's response.

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Posted: jul. 17, 2014 5:57 p.m.
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UGA student, Conyers native helps reshape Olde Town

UGA student, Conyers native helps reshape Olde Town

For University of Georgia architecture student Erik Lauritsen, working with city officials on a massive rezoning plan for Olde Town isn’t just a great resume-builder. It’s also a homecoming.

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Posted: jul. 12, 2014 10:06 p.m. | Updated: jul. 14, 2014 10:04 p.m.
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