Big honor

Big honor

  Peachtree City Police Chief Janet Moon presented Senoia Police Chief Jason Edens with the department’s recertification for this year. Senoia is one of just over 100 police departments in the state that is certified. The certification requires the department to maintain hundreds of practices and procedures. Photo/John Thompson.

Josh Bonner gets to work

Josh Bonner gets to work

  Newly-elected District 72 state Rep. Josh Bonner (R-Peachtree City) was sworn-in on Jan. 9. Bonner represents Peachtree City, large portions of south and central Fayette County, Senoia and portions of southeast Coweta County. Bonner was sworn into office as a member of the Georgia House of Representatives on Jan. 9, marking his first day […]

Three local cities are among the state’s safest places

Three local cities are among the state’s safest places

  A review of Georgia’s safest cities by safewise.com shows that Senoia, Tyrone and Peachtree City all scored in the Top 10 safest cities. Using a variety of data from 2015 to make the determinations, safewise.com said Senoia ranked No. 3 on the list, while Tyrone ranked No. 7 and Peachtree City ranked No. 8. […]

Life of Haralson man claimed in Hwy. 85 South traffic collision

Life of Haralson man claimed in Hwy. 85 South traffic collision

  A Haralson man on Jan. 18 lost his life in a two-vehicle traffic collision along Ga. Highway 85 South after the driver of an oncoming vehicle crossed the yellow line. The investigation of the collision is ongoing. Fayette County Sheriff Barry Babb said 74-year-old Haralson resident Nathaniel Ferrell at 5:47 a.m. was travelling southbound […]

Doris Hood Smith, 83, of Senoia

Doris Hood Smith, 83, of Senoia, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by family, on December 18, 2016, due to complications with Alzheimer’s. Doris was a faithful member of Heatherwood Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday School for many years. Doris was preceded in death by her husband, Leon Smith. She is survived by her […]

Big changes are ahead for Rockaway Road

Big changes are ahead for Rockaway Road

The first of the traffic improvements to Rockaway Road in Senoia has been installed. Motorists should expect an additional improvement, in the form of flashing beacons, to be installed by early February. The Coweta County Commission recently approved a $1,500 low bid to install rumble strips on each side of the Rockaway Road approach to […]

Senoia picks new manager

Senoia picks new manager

After a nearly three month search, Senoia has a new city manager. On Friday morning, the City Council selected current assistant police chief in Lake City Harold Simmons. Simmons is a long-time Senoia resident, and has 35 years in law enforcement. Simmons is also special assistant to the Lake City Manager on issues regarding police […]

Senoia cops ask for public help to identify person of interest

Senoia cops ask for public help to identify person of interest

Senoia police are searching for a man who broke into a vehicle on Rockaway Road and a stole debit card later used in Peachtree City. Senoia Police Department spokesman Jason Ercole said investigators are asking for the public’s help in identifying a person of interest related to a vehicle break-in and subsequent credit card fraud.   […]