Tea Party group forms in Senoia

It is a movement that many thought could never last past the first few months. But as it turned out, the dissatisfaction with government has taken a grassroots movement national and, more than a year later, it is only growing. Enter the newest local group of citizens determined to become better informed and participative, the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Senoia holds tax rate to 6.11 mills

The Senoia City Council was expected to adopt the millage rate at a called meeting Friday morning. The council maintained the same rate of 6.11 mills that has been in effect for the past several years. Recent reassessments decreased the value of some properties in the city by a $1.512 million. Meantime, the city added […]

Senoia reviews ordinance for pre-owned manufactured homes

The Senoia City Council Monday night heard the first reading of an ordinance addressing the regulation of pre-owned manufactured homes. City attorney Drew Whalen told the council that the ordinance addressing pre-owned manufactured homes was needed so that the city could be in compliance with recent changes in state law. “The city needs an ordinance […]

Man caught after early morning robbery in Senoia

It was a robbery that probably did not go as the thief had planned. Quick work by Senoia police officers led to the capture of an Atlanta man after he robbed a Senoia convenience store early Saturday morning. Senoia Police Capt. Steve Tomlin said Dantoine Kitchens, 24, was charged with robbery and shoplifting in the […]

Woman seriously injured in Senoia collision Thursday morning

Senoia Police reported that a Waverly Hall woman was listed in serious but stable condition after her vehicle was struck by a tractor-trailer Thursday morning at the intersection of Ga. Highway 85 and Ga. Highway 16. Though all details are not yet available, Senoia Police spokesman Steve Tomlin said the accident occurred at 9:29 a.m. […]

At the movies

It’s becoming a tradition in downtown Senoia. Crowds gathered on Main Street last Saturday for “Movie Night” in Senoia. The street was temporarily closed and area residents filled the street for the showing of “Driving Miss Daisy” that played near sundown. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Senoia okays church on Rockaway Rd.

The Senoia City Council Aug. 2 unanimously approved a conditional use permit for the 12,000 square-foot Legacy Christian Church to be constructed on 19 acres on the northwest corner of Rockaway Road and Heritage Pointe Parkway. The council’s approval followed a public hearing and review of the request by the Senoia Planning Commission. The commission […]

Senoia adopts policy for film crews

It is expected to be a work in progress, but one that city officials said needed to be addressed. The Senoia City Council Aug. 2 unanimously approved a policy for the film industry when shooting in the city. City administrator Richard Ferry said the procedures pertaining to the policy should be followed by filmmakers, “in […]