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Bikers tour Senoia

Bikers tour Senoia

These were but a few of the nearly 350 riders participating July 13 in the Senoia Century bike ride sponsored by SouthSide Cycling to benefit the non-profit Pedal for Pets organization. The cyclists assembled at Senoia United Methodist Church and set off on their tour of the city that has become home to the fourth season of “The Walking Dead” television show. Photo/Special.

Criminal theft charges mount up against former FCHS AD Darren Handley

Charges against recently resigned Fayette County High School Athletic Director and Assistant Principal Darren A. Handley keep mounting up.

Handley now faces five charges of theft by taking in connection to approximately $10,000 stolen from several of the school’s athletic accounts and a separate charge brought by Senoia Police for felony theft by conversion of nearly $8,000 from a homeowners association in Senoia for which Handley was the former treasurer. Read More»

Film company coming to downtown Senoia

Film distribution service company Go 2 Studios announced Tuesday it will establish an office in Senoia.

Company president Latanya Potts said Go 2 Studios is a leading mainstream film distribution outlet servicing companies such as Redbox, Best Buy, Wal-Mart, Netflix and an array of other nationally-acclaimed television networks. Read More»

New hotel chain will call Senoia its home

“Southern Living” magazine announced Friday the realization of Southern Living Hotel Collection. A total of 15 upscale, independent hotels are charter members of the collection and the offices for the hotel collection will be located in Senoia. Read More»

Serenading Senoia

Serenading Senoia

Seven Handle Circus was one of the groups bringing music to the streets in Senoia June 15 for the first-ever Senoia Social, a concert benefiting Camp Southern Ground, which is a camp designed to blend special needs children with their able-bodied counterparts. CSG, the brainchild of music superstar Zac Brown and his family, is expected to open next year in rural Fayette County. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Kennesaw State coming to Senoia for film industry classes

Kennesaw State University is coming to Senoia to be part of the growing movie and television industry that is expanding in Coweta and Fayette counties. The university will be partnering with Senoia Enterprises to bring its entertainment business courses to the city beginning next spring.

Kennesaw State University’s Joel A. Katz Music and Entertainment Business (MEBUS) program is partnering with Senoia Enterprises, Inc., to provide a home base for executive education courses in entertainment business, according to the university. Read More»

Senoia invaded . . . by fun-seekers

Senoia invaded . . . by fun-seekers

An unprecedented number of visitors to Senoia flooded into the downtown area June 15 for the first of what is expected to be the annual Senoia Social, a day of live music to benefit Camp Southern Ground for disabled children. A project of Grammy award-winning artist Zac Brown, the fundraiser featured a host of bands on Brown’s record label. The camp is located in central Fayette and serves specials needs children. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Let the pedaling begin for Senoia bike tour

Let the pedaling begin for Senoia bike tour

A mass of cyclists from Fayetteville, Senoia, Peachtree City, Newnan, Sharpbsurg and Atlanta on June 8 toured historic homes and churches as part of the Senoia Area Historical Society’s 2013 Spring Bicycle Tour. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Senoia music festival Saturday

Senoia music festival Saturday

The group Seven Handle Circus is one of the acts scheduled to play in front of thousands in Senoia Saturday afternoon during the Senoia Social in the downtown area starting at 1 p.m. Photo/Special.

Marijuana lawsuit dismissed

Coweta County Superior Court Judge Dennis Blackmon on May 29 issued a full dismissal of the lawsuit against the Senoia City Council brought by Senoia resident Don Rehman over his interpretation of a city ordinance dealing with misdemeanor possession of marijuana. Blackmon in the dismissal called Rehman’s case the most ridiculous thing he had ever heard in court. Read More»

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