Senoia to meet on change in charter, sewer rates

The Senoia City Council will hold a workshop on Oct. 3 to discuss items that include a change in the city’s charter and a potential hike in sewer rates.

The charter change topic was included in the workshop because the council wanted to discuss the potential for changing the city charter from the current Strong Mayor-Council form of government to the Council-Manager form.

Most municipalities in Georgia utilize the Strong Mayor-Council, Weak Mayor-Council or Council-Manager forms of government, according to the Ga. Municipal Association (GMA). Read More»

Sewell named to top Optimist Club post

Long-time Optimist Club member and Senoia resident Hal Sewell has been elected to serve as Governor-Elect of Georgia District of Optimist International beginning Oct. 1. Read More»

Senoia area families invited to create 'Family Files'

Senoia area families invited to create 'Family Files'

Senoia Area Historical Society invites every family in the Senoia area to create their own Family File to be stored in the Research Library located in the Museum at 6 Couch Street, Senoia. These files can contain whatever family history you would like to see documented. For example, family tree information, a written family history, photos, photocopies, newspaper articles, copies of church records, etc. The choice is yours – it’s your Family File. Read More»

Senoia cops nab man after high-speed chase

It began as an attempt by a Senoia officer to stop a speeding vehicle. But by the time the Aug. 10 incident was over it had turned into a high-speed pursuit of a stolen vehicle, a brief manhunt and the apprehension of a 22 year-old Gay resident on multiple charges.

Curtis B. Hall was charged with theft by receiving stolen property, fleeing and attempting to elude, reckless driving, speeding and driving while unlicensed, according to Senoia Police Maj. Steve Tomlin. Read More»

Senoia seeks school zone expansion for charter school area

The Senoia City Council on Monday approved lower speed limits on Ga. Highway 16, but that does not mean that the speed will come down anytime soon. The ultimate decision rests with the Ga. Dept. of Transportation (DOT).

The idea behind the ordinance change was to cut down on the potential for accidents in the vicinity of the Coweta Charter Academy on Hwy. 16 on the city’s west side by petitioning the Ga. Dept. of Transportation (DOT) to approve a school zone speed limit during regular school hours. Read More»

Senoia UMC men help out with Backpack Buddies

Senoia UMC men help out with Backpack Buddies

Members of the United Methodist Men from the Senoia United Methodist Church pitched in recently to help make lunches for the Backpack Buddies program sponsored by Vineyard Community Church. During the summer months when school is out, no nutritional program is available to the elementary and middle school children who typically receive free or reduced lunch. Backpack Buddies seeks to close the gap by supplying meals to those children during the summer months. Read More»

‘The Walking Dead’ gets expanded area for Senoia filming

It looks like the zombie apocalypse in Senoia could use a bit more elbow room. The Senoia City Council Monday night approved the expansion of street closure permits in the downtown area for the AMC television show “The Walking Dead.” Read More»

Matt Holland. 40, of Senoia

Matt Holland of Senoia

Matt Holland of Senoia, 40, lost his courageous battle with pancreatic cancer on July 25, 2012.

Matt was preceded in death by his grandparents, Sabie Herring-Holland and Dilbert Holland; grandparents Larry and Josephine Lane; and his father Larry Joe Holland (Pat). Read More»

Senoia United Methodist Church preps for Education Sunday July 29

Members of Senoia United Methodist Church are preparing for “Education Sunday.”

Faculty and the support staff from Eastside Elementary School, Coweta Charter Academy, East Coweta Middle School, and East Coweta High School are invited to attend a special dedication service followed by a covered dish luncheon on July 29th at Senoia United Methodist Church.

Worship will begin at 10:55 a.m., and recognition of the teachers and staff will be a featured part of the morning service. Read More»

Senoia Subway suspect snags workers’ tips

Senoia Subway suspect snags workers’ tips

Anybody recognize this guy? The unidentified person in the picture was caught on camera taking money from the tip jar at the Subway store on Ga. Highway 16 in Senoia on July14 at approximately 5:30 p.m. The Senoia Police Dept. is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying this person. If you have information concerning his identity please contact Det. Lt. Jason Ercole at 770-599-3256, Ext. 107. Photo/Special.

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