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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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

March 15, 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. […]


Elevate your view this fall at Amicalola Falls State Park’s newest aerial adventure

Elevate your view this fall at Amicalola Falls State Park’s newest aerial adventure  By Mackenzie N. Morgan Zip your way into Fall this autumn at Georgia’s newest zipline canopy tour at Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge in Dawsonville, Georgia. Built by American Adventure Park Systems, the new level two zipline course promises guests the […]
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Solar eclipse is coming: 2017 solar eclipse survival guide

On Monday, Aug. 21, people across the nation will have the chance to witness a once-in-a-lifetime event: The sun, moon and earth will align in a grand show, temporarily darkening the daytime sky, creating a total solar eclipse – something that hasn’t occurred in the continental U.S. for nearly 100 years. Residents in metro Atlanta […]
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Blackberry Daze play packs house every weekend

I recently had the opportunity to attend opening night for the new hit play Blackberry Daze. Directed by award–winning writer/director Thomas W. Jones II, the play is a musical adaptation of the novel Blackberry Days of Summer by Ruth P. Watson. The stage play made its debut last September at the MetroStage in Alexandria, Virginia […]
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Horizon Theatre’s “Blackberry Daze” sells out first weekend

I recently had the opportunity to attend opening night for the new hit play, Blackberry Daze. Directed by award–winning writer/director Thomas W. Jones II, the play is a musical adaptation of the novel, Blackberry Days of Summer, by Ruth P. Watson. The stage play made its debut last September at the MetroStage in Alexandria, Virginia […]
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Five ways to enjoy Myrtle Beach with your family

Splashin’ at Vacation Myrtle Beach Resorts.This group has 14 resorts and hotels that are both family-friendly and budget-friendly.  Call 888-965-5750 or check out their website at vacationmyrtlebeach.com. The site guarantees the lowest prices and frequently has amazing discounts, specials, free nights, military discounts, family packages and more. Their upscale hotels include Beach Cove Resort known as […]
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Conyers-Rockdale Chamber offering France, Iceland vacations for 2017

    The Conyers-Rockdale Chamber of Commerce is now booking a fall trip to Nice, France that will be filled with sightseeing, stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea, shopping and splendid dining. The Chamber also is booking a December trip, touted as a vacation of a lifetime, to experience Iceland, with its extraordinary landscapes —towering […]
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