Senoia Idea House hits 12,000 visitors and counting

The Southern Living magazine 2010 Idea House opened on the Gin Property in Senoia less than three months ago. But the four-story 5,000 square-foot luxury brownstone that is part of the Historic Senoia Project has already seen nearly 12,000 visitors come through its doors since the June 12 opening. Open until mid-December, the house is […]

Rockaway – Holly Grove intersection set to open

The seemingly endless era of traffic back-ups and the constant risk of traffic accidents are about to be a thing of the past. Depending on weather conditions, road crews working to realign Rockaway Road to intersect with Ga. Highway 74 at Holly Grove Road on the south side of Peachtree City are expected to have […]

Hwy. 74 south closing postponed

State officials have postponed a plan to close part of Ga. Highway 74 south Aug. 27-30. The closing will be rescheduled for another weekend at a future date, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation. When the closing occurs, motorists will be able to circumvent the closing by using Holly Grove, Robinson and Redwine roads. […]

Palmetto house fire claims three lives

Malfunctioning medical equipment has been named as the cause of a house fire Tuesday morning in Palmetto that claimed the lives of three of its occupants. Though the investigation is continuing, the state fire marshal and Georgia Insurance and Fire Commissioner John Oxendine have concluded that the fire started as a result of malfunctioning medical […]

Action of Faith Ministries opens GED program

It is another first for the multiple ministries of Fayette County-based Action of Faith Ministries. The most recent initiative will provide a GED high school equivalency program in conjunction with the Hearts to Nourish Hope organization. Enrollment is set to begin and classes will be held at Action of Faith’s Tyrone headquarters beginning in September. […]

Jobless rates in Newnan and Coweta decrease in July

Both Newnan and Coweta County saw significant decreases in the unemployment rate during July. Coweta’s jobless rate is inching downward toward 9 percent while Newnan’s rate fell below 11 percent. Coweta saw its unemployment rate drop from 9.7 percent in June to 9.3 percent in July, according to the Georgia Dept. of Labor (DOL). The […]

Senoia to consider agreement on radio tower

Senoia officials are in discussions with Coweta County to install an 800 MHz radio tower on city-owned property near Howard Road. If approved, the tower would provide enhanced communications capabilities between local government agencies. A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) relating to the proposal was adopted by the Coweta County Commission last week. The proposal is […]

Fayette’s newest Master Gardeners recognized

The Fayette Master Gardeners keep producing new green thumbs, welcoming the 2010 interns for this year’s effort. The bountiful garden is located along Heritage Parkway in Fayetteville just north of the library. Interns recently completed their training and 50 hours of volunteer service to receive certification as master gardeners. Pictured from the left are: (front) […]