Over the past 8 years I’ve been watching the change here, how diversity is more the norm than a mere new reality. From the people who hold official seats in local & county government, to the civil service workers, to the business owners. The Old Conyers/Rockdale is no more. Sure, the “old money” is still around. It has been invested into real estate, the homes that are off the beaten path, mostly owned by older White and even non-white residents. Many of these homes I’ve been to are large and owned be entrepreneurs who do not feed into the “White Flight” that’s a very real reality here in Rockdale County. With their deep pockets and decades of consistence, they are sincerely invested here, whether its John the inventor/entrepreneur, or Tommy the real estate developer, or Doug, who’s family has survived generations of changes and economic shifts maintaining his trucking company/his family business that has been operating for more than 100 years. By default, I happen upon folks like this because we have something in common; that entrepreneurial drive. I also believe we recognize one another as men of means. Continue reading The New Face of Conyers, Georgia
This morning we filmed our 3rd segment, including Rockdale County’s finest business owners.
Keeping our community CONNECTED. This weeks guests were Dog Breeder David Mitchell, “The Cake Lady” Keba Mathews and Chiropractor Dr Steven Wilder. Thank you all for continuously supporting my vision.
Why do I buy local?
Because each one teach one. Because you scratch my back and I scratch yours. Because it’s good to know that I neighbor . Because familiarity feels comfortable. Because home is where the heart is. because gas is expensive ? Lol.
There is no point here, or maybe there is; I’ve been supporting small businesses for as long as I can remember. My business is even supported by small businesses and small business men and women. If you have a unique service or gift that I can use. then I am a client and a fan. My hope is that eventually you will become a tiger, with some sort of safety net or residual income to secure you thru your latter years. We also know small businesses to pay special attention to detail. It is something like a large class of 40 compared to a small class of 15… The teacher can focus more on the individual student’s needs. Today, although I generally cut my own hair, I had a few extra bucks to support the local barber.