‘The Walking Dead’ zombies poised to invade Senoia

It looks like the beginnings of a theater in the vacant lot on the south side of Main Street in Senoia. But it’s not. And it looks like a revamping of the railroad complete with boxcars at Main and Gin streets. But it’s not.

Both are props for the filming of the third season of the highly rated AMC series “The Walking Dead,” set to begin shooting in town this week. Read More»

Senoia rocks on Memorial Day

It was the perfect occasion for flag-waving during the parade at the annual Senoia Memorial Day event that runs each year from morning until night. These kids were among the thousands that lined Main Street to see nearly 70 parade entries pass by. Photo/Ben Nelms

One has to look no further than Senoia to find a massive celebration each Memorial Day. That was the case again this year when thousands of people converged on the downtown area for the festivities that began Monday morning and ended after sunset.

As usual, the center of the day’s event was downtown at Main Street and Seavy Street where the stage and speakers were positioned. And those events began at 10:30 a.m. with a performance by the Georgia Dolls Baton Twirlers and was followed with songs from 15 year-old Krysta Nick. Read More»

Youth Appreciation Banquet Hosted by Senoia Optimist Club

The Optimist Club of Senoia hosted its annual Youth Appreciation Banquet on May 3, 2012 in recognition of students at East Coweta High School and Northgate High School. Senoia Optimist member Laura Bell was the chair of the event which was held at the Senior Citizens’ Center in Senoia. Read More»

(R.E.) "Papa Gene" Stell, Jr. of Senoia

Mr. (R.E.) "Papa Gene" Stell, Jr. of Senoia passed away on May 29, 2012.

Mr. Stell was retired from Delta Air Lines after 33 years of service.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Linda Surls Stell; sons, Brian Stell and his wife, Zannett of Villa Rica; Joe Stell and his wife, Kathy of Fayetteville; Mike Stell and his wife, Maria of Atlanta; and Keith Stell and his wife, Jill of Douglasville; sister, Huldah Short of Senoia; 10 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter. Read More»

Senoia library opens to large crowd

The kids from the Coweta Charter Academy at Senoia were front and center Wednesday afternoon for the ribbon cutting of the new Senoia library. And they were surrounded by a host of Senoia and Coweta County officials responsible for the completion of the library project located at Marimac Lakes Park. Photo/Ben Nelms.

It’s about a picturesque a setting as it gets. For a home it would be a pleasure but as a library it is nearly beyond belief. And it was at that setting on Wednesday that a large crowd gathered for the opening of the new Senoia library on Pylant Street.

The 6,563 square-foot library is situated on 1.04-acres on Pylant Street and is bound on the north by residential property, on the south by the city-owned Marimac Lake. The library has parking space for 35 vehicles. Read More»

Senoia to rock on Memorial Day

It’s not just an event. It’s an extravaganza. And it is happening in Senoia on Memorial Day. The 7th Annual Memorial Day Celebration and Festival is expected to draw thousands again this year for a day full of events that will begin at 10 a.m. Monday and continue until nightfall. Read More»

Senoia UMC holds Vacation Bible School

Senoia United Methodist Church invites all children ages K-5th grade to get ready to dive into fun at Operation Overboard: Dare to go Deep With God. Explore and experience God's underwater universe at VBS!

VBS will be held Monday, June 18 through Friday, June 22 from 6-8:30 p.m. at Senoia UMC located at 229 Bridge Street in Senoia.

For more information contact the church office 770-599-3245, e-mail, or visit our website at www.

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.