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Senoia Candlelight Tour of Homes scheduled Dec. 11

The annual Senoia Candlelight Tour of Homes will take place on Sunday, Dec. 11 from 5-8 p.m. Six beautifully decorated historic homes will be featured.
Tickets will be available before the day of the tour at Senoia Coffee and Cafe, Gail’s Antiques, Beyond the Door and Secondhand Sams for $12 each and on the evening of the tour at the new location of the Senoia Welcome Center at 68 Main St. for $15 each.

Come to historic downtown Senoia early on the day of the tour to shop and dine. Many of the downtown shops and restaurants will be open and offering “home tour specials." Read More»

Senoia selected again for next Idea House

Southern Living Magazine's rendition of the 2012 Idea House in Senoia.

Last year Senoia was the site of Southern Living Magazine’s 2010 Idea House. It was a first for the area and the magazine’s first time to feature a brownstone. Now history is repeating itself with the Nov. 15 announcement that Senoia will feature Southern Living’s 2012 Idea House. It is the first time the magazine has chosen a home in the same community for a second Idea House. Read More»

Bollywood arrives in Senoia

Bollywood arrives in Senoia

The Earth, Wind and Veils dance troupe from Rachel’s Dance Connection in Peachtree City/Sharpsburg were the highlight of the evening on Nov. 12 for the Senoia Area Historical Society Annual Auction. The Bollywood theme was accentuated by dancers (front, from left) Patti Lee and Alexis Say and (rear, from left) Marlene Peguero and Ilene Peguero. Auction items included art work, collectibles and dance lessons. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Coweta Charter Academy at Senoia celebrates veterans

Coweta Charter Academy at Senoia celebrates veterans

Seems like there is always something happening at the Coweta Charter Academy at Senoia. Veterans Day was no exception as the auditorium was filled to capacity with elementary school kids, parents and plenty of veterans on hand to mark the occasion. The school’s children sang, recited poems and gave a number of recognitions to the large number of veterans present. Some in the audience were moved to tears as the young students spoke with pride of their family members serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Becky Wyatt, 51, of Senioa

Becky Wyatt, 51, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011. Born April 8, 1960 in Atlanta, Ga., Becky lived in Senoia and worked with her husband, Donald in a family business. Becky was an avid fundraiser for The Alzheimerís Association and intrepid traveler of the Western World.

Survivors include husband, Donald Bulloch of Senoia, Ga., mother, Genetha Wyatt and father, Tommy Wyatt, both of Fayetteville, Ga., sister, Rhonda Wyatt-Frizzell, brother-in-law, Scott Frizzell and Nephew, Keaton Wyatt of Brooks, Ga., a multitude of loving family members and close friends. Read More»

Senoia leaves library board

The board of directors of the Coweta County Library System voted unanimously Oct. 21 to approve a request by Senoia that the city’s five-year Joint Operating Agreement be terminated two years early. The decision also means that the city will no longer be required to contribute $20,000 per year for the city library’s maintenance and operation costs. Read More»

Senoia council candidates meet at forum

Candidates vying for the two at-large seats on the Senoia City Council had their say at an Oct. 27 forum hosted by the Senoia Tea Party Patriots. Candidates are (from left) challenger Harry Ramos, incumbent Maurice Grover, challenger Don Rehman and incumbent Bobby Graham. Photo/Ben Nelms.

The election to determine the winners of the two Senoia City Council seats comes on Nov. 8. And the four candidates for those seats got a chance to put themselves before the voters Oct. 27 at a forum held at the city’s Municipal Court building. Front and center at the forum were incumbents Bobby Graham and Maurice Grover and challengers Harry Ramos and Don Rehman. Read More»

New 'food shelf' forms in Senoia

There is a new community service in the Senoia area that is determined to combat the realities brought on by the continuing down economy. The Sow Good Center “food shelf” was recently formed and operated by local churches and residents with the idea of “serving our neighbors in need.”
Sow Good Center representative Cheryl Krichbaum said the new food shelf initiative had its start-up in August by two Senoia churches and a community member. Read More»

Westmoreland to speak in Senoia

The Senoia Tea Party Patriots invites the residents of Senoia to a town hall meeting with special guest speaker Congressman Lynn Westmoreland on Thursday Nov. 10 starting at 7 p.m. in the Senoia Municipal Building Courtroom at 505 Howard Road Senoia. Read More»

Senoia Area Blood Drive on November 7th

The Optimist Club of Senoia will sponsor a blood drive for the Senoia area on Monday, November 7.  The community drive will be held in the Fellowship Hall of the Senoia United Methodist Church.  The hours of the drive will be from 1-6 p.m.  Since this will be the last blood drive in Senoia before the upcoming holidays, local Donor Recruitment Representative Julie Tilson of the American Red Cross (ARC) explained that people are encouraged to “make a donation before vacation." Read More»