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Marijuana semantics ; Gadfly files suit over language in Senoia ordinance

Senoia resident Don Rehman has filed suit against the mayor and city council over a city ordinance dealing with the misdemeanor offense of possession of less than an ounce of marijuana. Rehman’s March 15 filing in Coweta County Superior Court contends that the Senoia city ordinance essentially mandates that males are required to be in possession of more than an ounce of marijuana to be considered law abiding citizens. City attorney Drew Whalen in response to the filing said he did not understand Rehman’s twisted logic. Read More»

Senoia hosts Resurrection Run

Senoia hosts Resurrection Run

Runners were off the mark quickly March 16 for the second year of the Resurrection Run sponsored by Legacy Church in Senoia. Coordinated as an Easter event, the runners began the event at the corner of Pylant Street and Morgan Street in Senoia made their way through portions of the city. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Senoia business owner charged with sending nude photo to girl, 14

Senoia business owner Todd Baggarly is facing a misdemeanor charge that involves a nude photo of himself that he purposefully sent to a 14-year-old Senoia girl.

Senoia Police Investigator Jason Ercole said a Senoia resident on Feb. 11 made a complaint to the Senoia Police Dept. alleging that Founders Restaurant owner Todd Baggarly had sent a nude photograph of himself to her 14-year-old daughter via Facebook. Read More»

Senoia/Coweta sign joint park venture

The Coweta County Commission and the Senoia City Council have approved an intergovernmental agreement that will lead to the establishment of a future active recreation park in the Senoia area. The new park will be designated as the Leroy Johnson Park.

The agreement calls for the city to purchase the future park property and to provide a warranty deed to the county. The county will be responsible for the park’s operation. The agreement also calls for initial construction to begin within three years. Read More»

Senoia approves 241-home subdivision

There is beginning to be incremental evidence that the sobering downturn in the residential housing market due to the Great Recession is taking a turn for the better. A bit of that evidence of came March 4 by way of the Senoia City Council and the approval of the 241-home Fieldstone Estates subdivision that will be located on Ga. Highway 16 West.

The approval paves the way for future development of the 268-acre property that is expected to be the eventual site of 241 homes on lots of up to one-half acre. The anticipated price range of the homes is $140,000-160,000. Read More»

Senoia Enterprises receives economic development award

Senoia Enterprises President Scott Tigchelaar (center) received the 2013 Economic Development Award at the 2013 South Metro Development Outlook conference held Feb. 20 at the Ga. International Convention Center in College Park. Also pictured are The Collaborative Firm managing partner Michael Hightower (L) and Coweta County Commission Chairman Bob Blackburn who presented the award. Photo/Ben Nelms.

The annual South Metro Development Outlook conference was held Feb. 20 at the Ga. International Convention Center in College Park. Serving on the panel addressing metro Atlanta and Georgia’s burgeoning film industry was Senoia Enterprises President Scott Tigchelaar, whose company received an award for Outstanding Commitment to Economic Development.

Tigchelaar during the film industry segment of the day-long conference was joined by panelists such as Georgia Film, Music and Digital Entertainment Director Lee Thomas and Tyler Perry Studios location scout Jason Underwood. Read More»

Margaret Helen Jastrzebski, age 88 of Senoia

Margaret Helen Jastrzebski, age 88 of Senoia, Ga. passed away Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 at Cartersville Medical Center.

Mrs. Jastrzebski was cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date.

She is survived by her sons, Walter Jastrzebski of Canton, John Jastrzebski of Woodstock, William Jastrzebski of Rydell; daughters, Joellen Rosemas of Senoia, Patricia Johnson of Chunchula, Ala.; sister, Betty Millwood of Russelville, Ky., also surviving are 10 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. Read More»

Senoia featured in state travel guide

Senoia featured in state travel guide

The Southern Ground Social Club in Senoia was the setting for the unveiling Feb. 11 of the 2013 edition of the Georgia Travel Guide. Presented as a pair this year, one cover features the hit television series “The Walking Dead” being filmed in and around the city while the other features country music artist Zac Brown. Showing off the new travel guide is, from left, Newnan Coweta Chamber of Commerce board member Dean Jackson, Senoia City Councilman Maurice Grover, Ga. Dept. Read More»

Idea House gives donation to Camp Southern Ground

Idea House gives donation to Camp Southern Ground

A check for more than $37,000 from proceeds of the 2012 Idea House located on the Gin Property in Senoia was presented Feb. 8 to Camp Southern Ground on behalf of Southern Living Magazine. Pictured, from left, are Brian Jagt of Senoia Enterprises, Southern Living’s Kristen Payne, Scott Tigchelaar of Senoia Enterprises, Senoia Downtown Development Authority Chairman Suzanne Helfman and Camp Southern Ground’s Jean Peck. Photo/Special.

Philip John Lewandowski, of Senoia

Philip John Lewandowski, of Senoia, Ga. passed away on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013.

He was born in Toledo, Ohio on April 24, 1946.

Philip graduated from Anthony Wayne High School in 1964 and from the University of Toledo in 1969 with a BA Degree in Statistics with Engineering background and was captain of the golf team his senior year. Read More»

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