Bike riding tour of Senoia coming June 5

The Senoia Area Historical Society is sponsoring a bike riding tour of Senoia on Saturday, June 5, starting at 9:30 a.m. The tour, for riders of all abilities, is a fund raiser for the society. Proceeds will be used to preserve and display artifacts for the museum. This is a great ride for people interested […]

Youth Appreciation Banquet Hosted by Senoia Optimist Club

The Optimist Club of Senoia hosted its annual youth appreciation banquet on May 6 in recognition of students at East Coweta High School and Northgate High School.  Senoia Optimist member Laura Bell was the chair of the event which was held at the Senior Citizens’ Center in Senoia.   Counselors at the two high schools […]

Happy Birthday, Marie

The Senoia Senior Center celebrated birthdays in May at the monthly luncheon. The senior that was honored was Marie Larkie, who is celebrating her 92nd Birthday.

Girl Scout’s hold Victorian Day event

Delicate china, linen fans and hoop skirts were just a few of the items to be seen at Girl Scout Troop 19179’s Victorian Day on Sunday afternoon, April 25, at Cokes Chapel UMC. The nine Junior and Cadette scouts completed two years of preparation for their Bronze and Silver Awards by serving as hosts for […]

Senoia charter school to open grades K-2 in August

Appeals notwithstanding, the ruling last week by Fulton County Superior Court Judge Wendy Shoob affirmed that a handful of recently approved charter schools can begin operations in the state. For their part, representatives of the Coweta Charter Academy at Senoia announced earlier this week that the K-2 portion of the school will begin operations in […]

Coweta criminal cases increase, but lower than Carroll or Troup

A part of the recent budget submission by Coweta County District Attorney Pete Skandalakis to the Coweta County Commission included the category and number of criminal cases opened by his office during 2008 and 2009 across the Coweta Judicial Circuit. Coweta and the circuit as a whole saw some increase in such cases, but Coweta […]

New commercial development proposed for Ruth Drive

A proposed commercial rezoning request will be heard by the Coweta County Commission in a public hearing scheduled for June 15. If approved, the proposal would create a 12,000 square-foot retail and office center on 2.17 acres on Ruth Drive near Thomas Crossroads. County Director of Planning Robert Tolleson said applicant Allen & Tyler, LLC […]

Coweta Relay for Life this weekend

The Coweta County Relay for Life fundraiser kicks off Friday at 5:30 p.m. and runs until 7 a.m. Saturday at the fairgrounds on Pine Road. The unique event embodies the spirit of the community whose members come together to support each other in the face of the trials and challenges that can come from cancer.

Ellis Crook receives business award

Business owner Ellis Crook, joined by his son Gregg, holds an Award of Excellence for Beautifying Senoia presented by Mayor Robert Belisle (center) at the May 3 City Council meeting for exterior work done at his downtown tire center.