Senoia

‘Art of Green’ wants artists

It’s almost time for the annual “Art of Green” sidewalk art show in Senoia. And organizers are calling for artists wanting to participate in this year’s event.

The fourth annual "Art of Green" will be held on April 28 and is sponsored by the Cultural Arts Committee of the Senoia Downtown Development Authority. The show features artwork made with recycled and natural materials, items locally grown and produced and work by student artists. Read More»

Charles (Ferrell) Wallace of Senoia

Mr. Charles (Ferrell) Wallace of Senoia passed away on March 4, 2012. Read More»

Coweta Tea Party opposes local SPLOST

Last week it was the Senoia Tea Party Patriots that came out in favor of the continuation of the Coweta County 1-cent sales tax that goes before voters on Tuesday. This week it is the Coweta County Tea Party saying the March 6 initiative should be defeated.

Speaking for the Coweta County Tea Party, David Stover said continuing the local 1-cent tax, along with similar local taxes for education and the longstanding local option sales tax, is akin to an addiction that should be broken. Read More»

Senoia Councilman addresses ‘misinformation’ on SPLOST

The polarization of politics in today’s society has citizens unwilling to deviate from party lines, mired by a guise of misinformation and self-interest. The consequence of this unwillingness to work for the common good makes the position of President, a mere President of a party, rather than one of the people. This interpretation casts a shadow of distrust and subjugation.    Read More»

House easily passes charter school measure

It was going to take a two-thirds super majority of the Georgia House of Representatives to approve a resolution to let voters decide on a constitutional amendment restoring the state’s ability to approve charter schools.

But the 123-48 vote on Wednesday surpassed the requirement and resulted in a vote that had 72 percent of representatives in favor of the resolution. The Senate will soon take up its own version of the proposal. Read More»

Tea Party favors tax? In Senoia, they do

Senoia Tea Party Patriots support Coweta SPLOST

One of the issues Coweta County voters will decide on at the March 6 Presidential Preference Primary is whether to continue the local 1-cent sales tax (SPLOST). Coming out in support of the initiative is the Senoia Tea Party Patriots (STPP). STPP coordinator Joe Cannin in recent statements provided the organization’s position on supporting the continuation. Read More»

Crane supports vote on charter schools

State Sen. Mike Crane on Feb. 9 spoke at the Coweta Charter Academy at Senoia to affirm his support for the charter school movement. Photo/Ben Nelms.

It’s all about a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at restoring the state’s right to approve charter schools.

And that was the message brought by District 28 Sen. Mike Crane on Feb. 9 to a group of parents and employees at the Coweta Charter Academy at Senoia.

Crane was clearly in support of House Resolution 1162 that would restore the state’s ability to approve charter schools. The Georgia Senate followed suit earlier this week with Senate Resolution 853 that would accomplish the goal specified in HR 1162. Read More»

Bonner - birth

A.J. and Ashley (Meade) Bonner of Senoia announce the birth of their daughter, Kinsley Rae Bonner, at 9:44 p.m. on Feb. 8, 2012, at Piedmont Fayette Hospital. Kinsley weighed 8 lbs. 6 oz. and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Larry and Toni Meade of Fayetteville, Kim and Les Potter of Newnan, and Alan Bonner of Franklin. Great grandparents are Bill and Sherba Peek of Sharpsburg and Marilyn Lowery of Peachtree City. Kinsley was welcomed home by her brother, Dalton.

Senoia approves a new 20-year recreation plan

The Senoia City Council at its Feb. 6 meeting unanimously approved the city’s 20-year Parks and Recreation Master Plan designed to address a large volume of issues related to active and passive recreation. The plan was generated after a year of planning, surveys and meetings.

It is an ambitious plan for parks and recreation in Senoia that would add substantially to the family-friendly landscape in coming years. The total cost of the long-range City of Senoia Parks and Recreation Master Plan ws established at $25.9 million. Read More»

Jose Wayne Robinson of Senoia

Mr. Jose Wayne Robinson of Senoia passed away Monday, Feb. 6, 2012.

He is survived by his wife, Melissa Wood of Senoia; mother, Penny Robinson of Fayetteville; children, Angelina, Adrianna and Ethan.

A funeral service will be held Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Parrott Funeral Home.

Interment will follow at College Park Cemetery.

Those wishing may send an online condolence at www.parrottfuneralhome.com.

The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 5 - 8 p.m. at Parrott Funeral Home and Crematory, 770-964-4800.