Senoia looks to provide a ‘respite’ with SPLOST funds

Senoia looks to provide a ‘respite’ with SPLOST funds

  As Senoia’s popularity grows, so does the demand for more facilities to accommodate the happy crowds that flock to the city each week. During Monday night’s City Council meeting, City Manager Harold Simmons suggested three of the city’s priorities in the next Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax should be finishing the city’s Seavy […]

Building a bridge for 2,783 residential units

Building a bridge for 2,783 residential units

  It took a while for CSX Railroad to give permission, but construction of the long-awaited bridge at MacDuff Parkway and Senoia Road in Peachtree City is well underway. Weather permitting, the bridge is expected to open for traffic by early fall. Though MacDuff Parkway is complete, extending from Kedron Drive at Ga. Highway 74 […]

Optimists honor orators

Optimists honor orators

  The Senoia Optimist Club on March 2 hosted 12 contestants in Optimist International’s annual Oratorical Contest. This year’s speech topic was “What the World Gains from Optimism.” The contest was coordinated by club member Jean Cotton, and Optimist Tony Bell served as Master of Ceremonies. “Students from schools in the eastern half of Coweta County […]

Coweta teachers are honored by VFW

Coweta teachers are honored by VFW

  Two Coweta County School System teachers have been named as Veterans of Foreign Wars 2017 Teachers of the Year for the state of Georgia. John Garner of Newnan High School and Samantha Clark of Arnall Middle School, both history teachers, were nominated for the VFW’s “National Citizenship Education Teacher Award” by fellow teachers. The two […]

County throws East Village back to Senoia

County throws East Village back to Senoia

  The Coweta County Commission on April 13 voiced no objection to the proposal to annex 167 acres into Senoia at Ga. highways 85 and 16 for the East Village mixed-use development. With no objection from commissioners, the proposal will go back to the Senoia City Council for consideration. Originally proposed in mid-2016, McIntosh Trail […]

Big band concert is Saturday

Big band concert is Saturday

On Saturday, at 7 p.m, Newnan’s Wadsworth Auditorium audience will sway and sing along to jazz of the 1940s. Masterworks Chorale is sponsoring Still Swinging, the Les Still Big Band, and will perform a few swinging numbers themselves. A Georgia native from Cobb County, Les Still fell in love with big band music in the 1960s […]

Rick Eugene Blondeau, 64, of Senoia

Rick Eugene Blondeau, 64, of Senoia passed away on April 12, 2017.  He was born on September 20, 1952 in Springfield, Mo. Rick was preceded in death by his son, Tony Blondeau and his father, Eugene Blondeau. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Diana Blondeau; his son, Jeremiah Blondeau (Marie); his daughter, […]

Assault center gets national certification

Assault center gets national certification

  A multi-county sexual assault and child advocacy center that serves Fayette and Coweta counties has received national accreditation through the National Children’s Alliance. Southern Crescent Sexual Assault and Child Advocacy Center (SCSAC-CAC) has received national accreditation from the National Children’s Alliance (NCA). “As the accrediting body for child advocacy centers in the United States, […]

The Tax Man cometh for Coweta County

The Tax Man cometh for Coweta County

  Coweta County will soon begin the two-year process of revaluing 54,000 residential and agricultural parcels in the county. Implementation is expected in the 2020 tax year. Coweta County commissioners on March 21 unanimously approved the needed paperwork to begin revaluation of approximately 54,000 residential and agricultural parcels, or approximately 95 percent of the total […]