Newcomer’s Guide to Conyers-Rockdale
Public & Private Schools
Rockdale County is proud to have a public school system that puts students first. Our award-winning public school system is home to numerous magnet and charter schools, including multiple science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) and fine arts schools, and a career academy that caters to the needs of our young citizens.
We are also fortunate to have private school opportunities to offer to our residents.
Many of our local real estate professionals are members of the Chamber. These local agents, brokers, and attorneys know our home market well and can assist you in purchasing or leasing a home in the area.
No matter what your faith, Rockdale County has a vibrant faith community that is actively involved in the spiritual wellness of our citizens. Many churches are involved in our non-profits that tend to the needs of our community and provide the safety nets necessary to insure our community takes care of its own.
Faith organizations that are Chamber members include:
Parks & Recreation
The City of Conyers and Rockdale County boast over 19 public parks and recreational facilities as well private facilities. These include aquatics at Johnson Park, youth and adult baseball at Legion Field, tennis at our competition class Rockdale Tennis Center, fishing and kayaking at Black Shoals, and youth and adult soccer at Rockdale Youth Soccer Association (RYSA). The City of Conyers also operates an Arnold Palmer designed public golf course. And cyclists, runners, joggers, and walkers enjoy the Path Foundation trail that currently goes from South River Park to The Monastery, and then goes from Johnson Park to Olde Town.
Rockdale County is served by Rockdale Water Resources for all of our water needs.
Natural gas services are provided by Atlanta Gas through a network of natural gas marketers. For a list of authorized marketers visit the State of Georgia web site.
Driver’s licenses are handled at the Georgia Department of Driver Services located at 2206 Eastview Parkway NE, Conyers, GA 30013. Get Directions.
Waste pickup in the City of Conyers is handled by the city. Waste pickup in Rockdale County is handled by independent contractors.
“Using the Chamber as part of your marketing strategy will provide you a great deal of value and return for your investment many times over.”
-Ken Holmes, Selective Solutions
“As a young professional getting started in the insurance industry, the chamber of commerce has been an incredible resource. The opportunity to be able to network and connect with business owners who have been in the game for awhile has provided invaluable experience. I truly feel like I can attribute much of my success so far to a strong chamber of commerce and all the opportunities that are provided to get plugged in.”
- Chris Simmons, Chapman Insurance Group Inc., Nationwide Insurance
“As one of the oldest businesses in Conyers, we have been part of the Conyers-Rockdale Chamber most of those 37 years and have always found value in the many programs offered by the Chamber.”
-Owners, Danny & Cindy Lockhart, Your Town Magazine and Clean & Tidy Carpet Cleaning
“The Leads Group experience has brought a very personal touch to our Chamber membership. We have been able to make many connections that have increased our organization’s presence in the community!”
-Melanie Hutcheson, Rockdale CASA, Inc.
“As a local non-profit joining the Conyers-Rockdale Chamber has been one of the most effective and beneficial decisions we at AWAKE Coffee Community have made. Now in our third consecutive year, I firmly believe we would not have experienced the growth we have without the support and encouragement of our Thursday community connectors leads group.”
-Noelle Cosby, President and Co-Founder
“Copy Central has been in business in Conyers/Rockdale County for the past 9 years. Shortly after we opened in Conyers we joined the Chamber with the hopes that we would meet prospective customers. Being an active Member of the Chamber has allowed us not only to grow our Customer base but to get involved in the Community on a more personal basis. Many members of the Chamber are not only Customers of Copy Central but are valued Friends and Partners in Community Affairs.”
-Dotti Bala, Copy Central, Inc.
“The Conyers-Rockdale Chamber is a great way to meet business people in the community and to make business connections that benefit every one involved. Also a great way to plug in by serving on any of the many committees that the Chamber offers. Definitely a positive return on our investment at Conyers Flower Shop, Inc.”
-Alan Sherrill, Conyers Flower Shop, Inc.
“My Thursday morning leads group has been great for my business. In the last 12 months, I have had about 20 different leads passed to me and that equaled about $80,000 in closed business. We are like family now!”
-Thomas C. Dean, III, Premier Flooring Group