Author: Audra Gerger

City Announces Winner in Artist Promotional Design Contest for the Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival

The City of Conyers is proud to announce George Abello as the winner of the Artist Promotional Design Contest for the 2018 Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival. The Artist Promotional Design Contest was a first in the Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival’s history. The City of Conyers held the contest to select artwork for the festival’s 2018 marketing design. The winning design will be featured in all marketing campaigns for the festival, and will include merchandise, social media, and print promotion. The new design shows a simple, single cherry blossom tree in all its beauty. The design was selected based on...

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Celebrate Hispanic Culture at the Conyers Latin Festival

Mark the date and bring the family for free to the 2nd Annual Conyers Latin Festival on Sunday, October 15, 2017. Everyone is invited! The festival will be a fun day to celebrate Hispanic heritage with live music, dancing, a magic show, face painting, a kids zone, and ethnic food. Vendors will be exhibiting. In addition, there will be a car and motorcycle show. The festival is hosted by Unidos Somos United during Hispanic Heritage Month to increase awareness in the community about Hispanic and Latino American cultures. Based on the 2016 census, over 2,000 people of Hispanic or...

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The Greater Atlanta Marching Festival Celebrates 40 Years

Established in 1977, the Greater Atlanta Marching Festival is the oldest, continuously running marching competition in the state of Georgia. This is one of Rockdale County High School (RCHS) Band Booster’s biggest and most exciting annual fundraisers. This year we will be celebrating our 40th year with fun, food and music.  It is held at RCHS’ Reid Stadium in Conyers, Georgia on October 14, 2017, starting at 11:30am.    In it’s 40th year, the Greater Atlanta Marching Festival has provided a quality competitive program for high school bands from all over the state of Georgia, the southeast, and the...

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High Priority Plumbing Supports Local First Responders

The Conyers Police Department received a meal, a time for fellowship, and a whole lot of appreciation from a local business. On September 13, 2017, High Priority Plumbing showed their appreciation during Emergency Preparedness Month when they provided subs to the police officers. “We recently had the honor of catering Firehouse Subs to our local law enforcement at the Conyers Police Department. We are so appreciative of all that they do to help keep our community safe,” said Paulette Simpson, owner of High Priority Plumbing. Caring for our local law enforcement by showing appreciation and respect can help create...

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Get Your Taste Buds Ready for Taste of Newton

The Covington-Newton Chamber of Commerce presents the 7th Annual Taste of Newton Food and Business Festival on Thursday, October 19, 2017, from 5 to 8 p.m. The festival attracts hundreds of people each year and is a fun way to dine out while listening to live music and meeting with businesses. Local restaurants and businesses will have booths arranged so families can casually taste menu samples and learn about services in the area. “This is one of our most successful and favorite events in the year. It’s a perfect evening out for families to socialize and get a taste...

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Here's a great opportunity to donate to and to shop at our Community Yard Sale this upcoming Saturday in Olde Town Conyers! Come join us! #drinkcoffeelovepeople

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Looking for a yard sale on a Saturday morning? Tomorrow there will be a yard sale at Conyers First United Methodist Church.

The Community Yard Sale at Conyers First UMC, sponsored by Awake Coffee will benefit the Homeless in our city.

The Yard Sale is tomorrow, Saturday (February 24th) from 10 am until 3 pm. Located at 921 N Main St. NW Conyers, Ga. (Olde Town)

Thank you for supporting our local community.

There is a lot of great stuff! Don't miss it!

Contact Toni Armstrong Kelecheck with questions at 770-262-5394.
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COMMUNITY YARDSALE: It’s time for spring cleaning but don’t throw away all that excess. Put it to good use. Bring your old dishes, linens, appliances, furniture etc. to the church Fellowship Hall on Friday February 23rd from 10am-7pm. The community yard sale will be held on Saturday February 24th from 10am-3pm. Proceeds to benefit Conyers homeless community.

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We love Clark Carmichael's clever twist on love in the February edition of eMetro. Check out Tin Plate in Olde Town Conyers after you read his article!

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Even though I have not personally met these folks yet, Refuge Pregnancy Center supports a cause that is near and dear to my heart. Help them out by supporting and participating in this 5K race! There will be fun things to do for the whole family!

The 7th annual Race for Life 5k/Fun Run is located in the countryside of beautiful Conyers located in Rockdale County, Georgia.
You will enjoy lush green meadows, farm animals, and beautiful landscapes while competing for top speeds. It all starts and ends at historic Rockdale Baptist Church. There is a couple of rolling hills along the route with one large uphill slope before the final turn back to the church. Once you have crossed the finish line, the post-race festivities begin! We want to celebrate your accomplishment! Awards will be given to the top 3 in Overall Male/Female and Masters Male/Female.
Fun for the whole family will include, face painting, inflatables, Diaper Derby – Baby Crawl, and a Stroller Relay Race. If you interested in participating in the Diaper Derby or Stroller Relay, please see more details and sign up at www.FriendsofRefuge.org/5k
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Race for Life-7th Annual

April 28, 2018, 8:00am - April 28, 2018, 11:00am

The 7th annual Race for Life 5k/Fun Run is located in the countryside of beautiful Conyers located in Rockdale County, Georgia. You will enjoy lush green meadows, farm animals, and beautiful landscapes while competing for top speeds. It all starts and ends at historic Rockdale Baptist Church. There is a couple of rolling hills along the route with one large uphill slope before the final turn back to the church. Once you have crossed the finish line, the post-race festivities begin! We want to celebrate your accomplishment! Awards will be given to the top 3 in Overall Male/Female and Masters Male/Female. Fun for the whole family will include, face painting, inflatables, Diaper Derby – Baby Crawl, and a Stroller Relay Race. If you interested in participating in the Diaper Derby or Stroller Relay, please see more details and sign up at www.FriendsofRefuge.org/5k-Race

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Who can think of a better topic to discuss on Valentine's Day than chocolate and wine? I know I can't. Corks and Cuvée will be opening on February 24th in Olde Town Conyers.

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End of Season Party

February 24, 2018, 6:00pm - February 24, 2018, 10:00pm

It’s Party time! We are having an end of season skating party and everyone is invited. DJ Life will be spinning the tunes. We will have games, discounts and giveaways all night long! Discounted pre-sale tickets available! Buy one get one 50% off! Online only!

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Who wants to teach their kids to love learning? Dr. Nadra Powell is cultivating this love at High Achievers Education Center in Olde Town Conyers. In this season of love, make your way over to this cozy little schoolhouse to see what they're all about.

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Deon Cannon always gives us great advice! Contact Deon Cannon Realty for all of your real estate needs.

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Cloudy with periods of rain. Thunder possible. High 67F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90%.
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Cloudy with occasional rain...mainly in the morning. High 67F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall near a quarter of an inch.
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