Senoia

Robert Earl Smith, 61, of Senoia

Mr. Robert Earl "Bobby" Smith, of Senoia, passed away on April 26, 2012 at the age of 61.

Bobby was a loving husband, father and grandfather, who loved motorcycles and music. He was a "self taught" musician and magician. He was very quiet, with a great sense of humor and when he did say something, you could count on it being good. Read More»

Senoia asks for recreation partnership with Coweta

Senoia councilmen Jeff Fisher (left) and Maurice Grover attended the April 17 meeting of the Coweta County Commission to propose a city-county partnership with recreation amenities at Leroy Johnson Park. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Senoia councilmen Maurice Grover and Jeff Fisher made a short presentation at the April 17 meeting of the Coweta County Commission to request that the city and county form a partnership to enhance the city’s recreation amenities at Leroy Johnson Park.

Senoia Mayor Robert Belisle in a March 20 letter to commissioners referenced the city’s recently completed 20-year master plan for parks and recreation that recommended increasing the number of active and passive recreation amenities and recreational trails. Read More»

Great tastes in downtown Senoia

Great tastes in downtown Senoia

The setting was the Veranda Historic Bed and Breakfast Inn on Seavy Street in Senoia. And the event was a culinary delight as more than 300 people dined under the trees and sampled the city’s best cuisine at the 3rd Annual Taste of Senoia sponsored by the Senoia Optimist Club. Photo/Ben Nelms.

‘Walking Dead’ zombies to pour into Coweta County

The upcoming season of the “Walking Dead” television show begins filming near the end of May and will feature an expanded presence in Coweta County this year. Read More»

Here’s your Citizen Spring/Summer 2012 FAQFinder

Here’s your Citizen Spring/Summer 2012 FAQFinder

The Citizen Newspapers presents the Spring/Summer 2012 FAQFinder. Click here to access the digital edition.

FAQ stands for Frequently Asked Questions and the goal of this publication is to be the place to go to find those answers and to point your in the right direction for finding more information about the things you need to know. Read More»

'Art of Green' set for next Saturday in downtown Senoia

The town of Senoia will celebrate "Art of Green" on Saturday, April 28 with a sidewalk art show. The fourth annual "Art of Green" is sponsored by the Cultural Arts Committee of the Senoia Downtown Development Authority. The event is located on Main Street in downtown Senoia and will be held from 10 a.m to 5 p.m., rain or shine. The show features artwork made with recycled and natural materials; items locally grown and produced. Read More»

Senoia to become safe zone in ‘The Walking Dead’ zombie apocalypse

Get ready for a zombie invasion in Senoia. The city that has featured prominently in the AMC series “The Walking Dead” is about to go to the next level for the show’s third season when Senoia will become the main set and a sanctuary from a zombie apocalypse. Read More»

PTC marks 31st annual Community Good Friday Service

PTC marks 31st annual Community Good Friday Service

Community prepares for Easter, Passover this week

The south side religious community —  both Christians and Jews —  are gearing up for a busy week since Holy Week and Easter as well as the beginning of the Jewish celebration of Passover occur in the same week. Christians’ Holy Week continues Wednesday through Sunday, culminating in Easter Sunday, April 8, celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Jewish Passover begins on Saturday, April 7, and continues through April 13.

Christian Holy Week ends the 40-day season of Lent which began on Ash Wednesday in February.
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Control barriers to be added for Senoia parades

The Senoia City Council voted April 2 to institute a measure designed to provide additional safety for the large crowds that regularly attend venues such as the parades on Memorial Day and at Christmas. The council approved the expenditure of up to $8,000 to purchase crowd control barriers that will line the parade route on Main Street.

City Administrator Richard Ferry in recommending the purchase of the barriers commented that the number of people attending the parades continues to increase while some of the floats are getting larger. Read More»

Senoia accepts bid on cemetery project

There are only 10 lots left at the Senoia Cemetery. A move by the Senoia City Council at the April 2 meeting is expected to lead to a lower contract price to accommodate the cemetery’s expansion that would provide more than 1,000 additional grave sites.

The council agreed to accept the $84,857 low bid by Catos Contracting with the understanding that City Administrator Richard Ferry would work with the company to look at various value engineering aspects of the project that could lead to a re-negotiated cost. Read More»

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