“Ride to make history” in Senoia

Get ready to ride! Whether on motorcycles or bicycles, members of the Senoia Area Historical Society are inviting the community to the its first “Ride to Make History.” The new benefit ride coming June 5 is geared toward raising awareness of the importance of historic preservation. The benefit ride will have a motorcycle component and […]

The bus stops here

Senoia was one of nine stops on this year’s Georgia Cities “2010 Heart and Soul Tour” Wednesday morning. Business leaders, developers and state representatives arrived in the the city’s historic downtown area, taking time in the one-hour stop-over to visit a number of businesses and explore recent downtown development. Members of the City Council, Downtown […]

Senoia awards contract for new police/court building

Senoia’s new police and municipal court building is still on schedule to open in early May. The City Council Monday night in preparation for the opening approved bids for the installation of the telephone system and the court speaker and recording system. The council after hearing the specifics of the bids explained by Police Chief […]

Senoia council takes no action on street vendors

The Senoia City Council at the April 5 meeting took no action after a discussion on establishing regulations allowing street vendors. The council was opposed to those operations competing with the city’s established businesses. City Administrator Richard Ferry said the topic surfaced when the city began receiving inquiries about having food vendors and horse-drawn carriages […]

Senoia amends water/sewer budgets

Increases in expenses related to the Senoia Water System led to the approval by the City Council Monday night of a transfer of $61,000 in reserves to amend the Water Fund budget. The council also approved a $22,800 amendment to the Sewer Fund. Beyond the fluctuations that accompany any given line item of a budget, […]

‘Heart and Soul Tour’ to visit Senoia, Apr. 14

The Senoia Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is seeking people to welcome participants in the Georgia Cities 2010 Heart and Tour to the city on Apr. 14. The tour bus will arrive on Seavy Street at the Redneck Gourmet at 10 a.m. and will depart an hour later. DDA representatives will welcome the group of 45 […]

Office building dedicated

Friends and family gathered together last Saturday to officially dedicate Senoia’s newest office building. The historic-looking building was christened the Addy Building after longtime Senoia businessman Ellis Crook’s mother, Leola Mae Addy. Greg Crook, who now manages his father’s businesses, said the honor was fitting for a woman who did not have many material possessions, […]

Senoia planners approve charter school

The Senoia Planning Commission Tuesday night unanimously approved the conceptual site plan for the K-8 Coweta Charter Academy on Rockaway Road that will be run by Charter Schools USA. The approval came with several conditions suggested by City Administrator Richard Ferry. The school will open in August. More than 100 people packed the council chambers […]

Robert Steve Juhan, 51

Robert “Steve” Juhan, 51, Senoia, died Feb. 16. 2010. He was preceded in death by his mother, Bobbie J. Juhan, a brother, Eddie Juhan Jr., and grandparents, Bob and Bonita Hattaway, Paul Juhan Sr., and Vera Prater. He loved hunting and the outdoors and tried to fix anything with his hands. Services were at the […]

Senoia gets its charter school

It was the final hurdle for parents who wanted a charter school in Senoia. That hurdle came Thursday when the Georgia State School Board offered no opposition to the recommendation by the board’s Charter Schools Committee that the petition to start up the Coweta Charter Academy at Senoia be approved. The decision came on the […]