Category: Conyers Ga

  • Salem Road Zoning

    Salem Road and Route 162 in Georgia from I-20 to Brown Bridge Road travels through Rockdale County Ga and Newton County Georgia.  The Salem Road Corridor Overlay, or SRCO was created by Rockdale County to maintain and improve aesthetics along the corridor.  New zoning concepts for Rockdale County such as mixed use commercial and residential with setasides […]

  • Salem Road

    Newton County Georgia, Rockdale County Georgia.  The Salem Road Corridor Association was a key contributor for the design and production of the Salem Road Corridor Overlay, a progressive and modern zoning ordinance for Rockdale County Georgia that improves aesthetics and provides for smart growth and a balance between commerical, residential and industrial zoning requirements.

  • Covington Ga Mayoral Race

    In the 2011 race for Covington mayor, Ronnie Johnston was among the first challengers to announce his intentions to run. His business background includes developing a chain of dental offices, which the family sold in 2010. Johnston attended budget and council meetings and decided the city needs a good communicator and listener. http://www.covnews.com/archives/20119/ http://www.wsbtv.com/news/news/local/covington-mayoral-candidate-accused-sign-theft/nFGLB/ http://www.rockdalecitizen.com/news/2011/oct/13/sigman-arrested-in-campaign-sign-sting/ http://atlanta.cbslocal.com/2011/10/14/police-georgia-mayoral-candidate-arrested-for-swiping-opponents-signs/ […]

  • Property Taxes for Vanity Photos

    http://bocwatch.org/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=553 The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners facing the voters in upcoming elections have used county funds for photography, printing and framing of portraits. Follow the link above to see the Chairman in the largest portrait, flanked by the other two commisioners. If you pay property taxes in Rockdale County Georgia, you might be interested […]

  • Rockdale County Home Invasion

    Three shot at Rockdale apartment complex Ful Article from AJC – http://www.ajc.com/news/three-shot-at-rockdale-947416.html?cxtype=rss_news_128746 Three shot – two serious, one not life threatening Sunday night, May 15, 2011 around 10:30 PM (22:30) WSB report – Country Walk Apartments – http://www.wsbradio.com/news/news/3-shot-rockdale-apartment-complex/nChJC/ View Larger Map Investigators say they believe the shooting began as a home invasion, possibly a robbery. – WSAV.com […]

  • Brown Bridge Walmart

    Construction has started on a Walmart Supercenter at the intersection of Brown Bridge and Salem roads, and the store is expected to open in the first quarter of 2012. Full Article at Covington News The Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce views the Salem Road corridor as one that could eventually house higher-end commercial development.   […]

  • May 27, 2011 Bailey’s Food Pride robbery

    “Police seeking Conyers man in armed robbery COVINGTON — The Newton County Sheriff’s Office has issued a warrant for the second suspect wanted in connection with an armed robbery at Bailey’s Food Pride on Salem Road.” complete article – http://www.rockdalecitizen.com/home/headlines/Police_seeking_Conyers_man_in_armed_robbery_123144813.html If the article is missing … COVINGTON — The Newton County Sheriff’s Office has issued a […]

  • Conyers Rejects Taxation

    Wednesday evening May 11, 2011 Mayor Mills and the City Council approved a resolution opposing a 1 cent sales tax increase being pushed on counties by MARTA. Public transportation advocates in favor of MARTA claim its adoption lowers pollution, congestion and helps the poor, elderly and handicapped. Those opposed cite the economic disadvantage to Rockdale […]

  • Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival 2011

    Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival turns 30 Arguably Conyers’ most popular festival, the Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival reaches a milestone this year as it enters its 30th year featuring arts, crafts, food, entertainment and the celebration of the Japanese culture. This year’s festival is scheduled for Saturday, March 26 and Sunday, March 27 from 10 a.m.-5 […]

  • Conyers GA September 2011 Zoning

    City Proposes Zoning Change for Central Conyers Activity Center In 2009, a comprehensive study was performed for the city of Conyers by professional planning consultants in conjunction with the city planning staff, which identified and studied the Central Conyers Activity Center, an area identified as one of the Atlanta Regional Commission’s Livable Centers Initiatives (LCI). […]