April 15, 2021 On Common Ground News

Conyers sets Taste of Spring and Car Show May 1

  CONYERS, GA—The Taste of Spring Festival and Conyers Car Show will be held in Olde Town Conyers on Saturday, May 1, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More than 60 arts and crafts exhibitors and food vendors will line the streets of the historic district while the Conyers Car Show, sponsored by Redline Event Productions, […]
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March 15, 2021 On Common Ground News

Gaylord Palms Resort kicks off Spring season

Guests can enjoy family-friendly activities, water park thrills, Easter fun and more         KISSIMMEE, FL–Guests can officially Spring It On at Gaylord Palms, with the all-new “Once Upon a Spring” programming, family-friendly activities, Easter events, water park thrills, rejuvenating spa treatments and more. Guests can enjoy the perfect springtime retreat—from  seasonal décor and hundreds of vibrant […]
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March 12, 2021 On Common Ground News

Georgia AG Carr: How to avoid summer vacation rental scams

ATLANTA – Many Georgians are starting to think about summer travel plans. While some will opt for traditional hotel stays, many will look online in hopes of finding less expensive or more unique accommodations. Unfortunately, ads for online vacation rentals are not always what they seem. Our office is encouraging Georgians to exercise caution if […]
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August 2, 2018 On Common Ground News

History, culture await: “2019 Memorials of World War II” trip to London and Paris

The Conyers-Rockdale Chamber of Commerce is now accepting reservations for its “2019 Memorials of World War II European Tour.” The public is invited to join the Chamber on this unforgettable 10-day trip, which includes tours of London, England and Paris, France on the 75th anniversary of D-Day when Allied forces invaded northern France bringing World […]
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April 13, 2018 On Common Ground News

Conyers-Rockdale Chamber of Commerce invites travelers to experience Thailand

The Conyers-Rockdale Chamber of Commerce is accepting reservations from the public for its Thailand Odyssey set for late this summer. The trip, open to anyone who wants to go, will transport visitors to some of Thailand’s most popular places offering a glimpse into the culture, history and lives of its people. The nine-day adventure, Sept. […]
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April 15, 2021 On Common Ground News

Stonecrest centenarian Willie “Willa” Moss marks milestone with a drive-through parade

  STONECREST—Willie “Willa” Moss celebrated her 100th birthday in pandemic style–wearing a mask and seated in a wheelchair on her porch flanked by masked family members and friends. A drum line and  dancers serenaded the District 5 resident who became a centenarian on April 14. Moss’ daughter, Dr. Felicia Mayfield, hosted the event.   Stonecrest […]
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April 15, 2021 On Common Ground News

Stonecrest City Council issues statement on approval to waive the attorney-client privilege on investigative report

  The following statement was released today(April 15) by four members of the Stonecrest City Council, who approved the motion. Councilmember Jimmy Clanton abstained from voting on the motion during the April 12 City Council meeting because his name was mentioned in the report.          
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April 13, 2021 On Common Ground News

DeKalb Commissioner Cochran-Johnson announces development of $1.4M community youth farm

  Farm will feature country store, hen house, 275-seat amphitheater, DeKalb’s largest wheelchair-accessible swimming pool, entrepreneurship training and more    DeKalb County District 7 Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson has unveiled a comprehensive plan for the development of a $1.4 million state-of-the-art youth farm. The Education, Market, Botanicals, Agriculture, and Recreational Center (E.M.B.A.R.C.) Community Youth Farm will […]
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April 16, 2021 On Common Ground News

The City of Stonecrest Virtual Meeting – URA – April 20, 2021

  The City of Stonecrest’s Acting City Manager, Janice Allen Jackson, and Deputy City Manager, Jim Nichols would like to invite you to our next; Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) Virtual Meeting on April 20, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. Click here to import this event into your Calendar Access: Stonecrest YouTube Live Channel If there is a ZOOM Link, […]
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April 16, 2021 On Common Ground News

Georgia opens for business: New COVID-19 orders effective in Georgia on April 8

ATLANTA—On Thursday, April 8, Gov. Brian Kemp’s Executive Order 03.31.21.03 became effective, rolling back the remaining COVID-19 restrictions on Georgia’s economy. The Governor’s Executive Orders are available to read here.  More details on the Executive Order is below: Executive Order 03.31.21.03 ▪ Will become effective April 8 through April 30, 2021 ▪ Eliminates the Gatherings ban ▪ Eliminates Shelter-in-Place […]
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April 15, 2021 On Common Ground News

Pensacola launches web site encouraging visitors to explore wildlife, natural wonders along beach trail

                          PENSACOLA, FL— Santa Rosa Island Authority (SRIA), the governing body for Pensacola Beach, recently launched a new, content-rich website showcasing the many unique creatures and features of the barrier island. Pensacola Beach has long been a favorite spot for vacationers who are drawn […]
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April 15, 2021 On Common Ground News

Conyers sets Taste of Spring and Car Show May 1

  CONYERS, GA—The Taste of Spring Festival and Conyers Car Show will be held in Olde Town Conyers on Saturday, May 1, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More than 60 arts and crafts exhibitors and food vendors will line the streets of the historic district while the Conyers Car Show, sponsored by Redline Event Productions, […]
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April 5, 2021 On Common Ground News

Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area to kick off National Parks Week with “Park Rx Day” on April 17

Photo cutline: Flat Rock Archives Johnny Waits teaches children about agriculture in Flat Rock, one of Georgia’s oldest Black communities, as part of a previous year’s Junior Ranger Day. Photo provided by AMNHA   STONECREST, GA– Starting with Park Rx Day on Saturday, April 17, the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area (AMNHA) will participate in National Parks […]
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