Coweta schools wrap up growth ‘conversations’

Coweta schools wrap up growth ‘conversations’

The Coweta County School System has concluded four of its five planned “community conversations” with parents and citizens to discuss future school growth. The final meeting will be held at East Coweta Middle School. School system spokesman Dean Jackson the meetings included the presentation of data pertaining to the current and anticipated future growth trends […]

Senoia police carry kits for treating opioid overdoses

Senoia police carry kits for treating opioid overdoses

Senoia police in response to the growing epidemic of opioid overdoses are now carrying overdose rescue kits. “Officers with the City of Senoia Police Department are now equipped with and carrying NARCAN Nasal Spray 4mg opioid overdose rescue kits,” said department spokesman Jason Ercole. “Seeing an alarming rise in the number of opioid overdoses across […]

3 to run for PTC mayor, 3 to vie for Learnard’s open post

3 to run for PTC mayor, 3 to vie for Learnard’s open post

Senoia will get a new mayor; Tyrone, Fayetteville each has 1 contested council race Qualifying in Peachtree City for the mayor’s seat are incumbent Vanessa Fleisch, former Councilman Eric Imker and business owner Dar Thompson. Qualifying for the Post 3 seat currently held by Councilwoman Kim Learnard are former Mayor Harold Logdson, business owner Kevin […]

Mary Sue Boyes, 71, of Senoia

Mary Sue Boyes, 71, of Senoia, Ga., passed away on Thursday, August 17, 2017. She was born on December 24, 1945 in Moultrie, Ga. to the late Vick and Alyse Maxwell, Sr.  Sue was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grand-mother. She was a member of Gracepointe Church in Peachtree City. Sue is survived […]

Senoia gets its clock back

Senoia gets its clock back

At right, the familiar chimes will soon ring again through Senoia’s historic downtown. A grassroots effort to repair the clock started with a Go Fund me account that has received more than $5,000 in donations. Businessman Jim Preece researched the history of the clock, and learned it was a Hurricane Katrina survivor. The clock stood […]

Senoia approves new office space

Senoia approves new office space

The steady creep of office and commercial zoning on Ga. Highway 16 continued as the Senoia City Council unanimously approved an office zoning for a site at the intersection of Bridge Street and Hwy. 16. The site is next to a home that was recently converted to an insurance agency by developer John Meiller. Meiller […]

2 motorcycle chases in Fayetteville, Senoia; 2 men land in jail

2 motorcycle chases in Fayetteville, Senoia; 2 men land in jail

102 mph motorcycle chase through Fayetteville propels man to jail A Jonesboro man fleeing a deputy and traveling at 102 miles per hour was arrested in Fayetteville after the deputy corralled the motorcycle at the intersection of Ga. highways 92 and 54. Trenton C. McMichen, 23, was charged with reckless driving, fleeing and attempting to […]

‘The Walking Dead’ films at AMC studio after Riverwood purchase

‘The Walking Dead’ films at AMC studio after Riverwood purchase

  The hit AMC televison series “The Walking Dead” continues to film in Senoia, but now at AMC’s own studio. AMC in July purchased Riverwood Studios for $8 million. Riverwood for several years had been doing business as Raleigh Studios, just one of Raleigh’s properties around the world. Raleigh served as the marketing agent for […]