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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»

Holiday auction for Senoia Area Historical Society next Saturday evening

Senoia Area Historical Society will hold its Annual Holiday Auction on Saturday, November 12 at the society’s house and museum, 6 Couch Street, Senoia.

The theme this year will be “Bollywood Nights”. This came about because of a donation of Belly Dancing lessons and because we are a movie town. Belly dancers have offered to demonstrate. Read More»

Senoia cop nabs man in child exploitation case

A McDonough man on Oct. 24 entered a guilty plea in Coweta County Superior Court on charges of computer pornography and child exploitation related to an undercover operation conducted by the Senoia Police Department.

The guilty plea entered by Marc B. Babischkin, 47, followed a September indictment by the Coweta County Grand Jury on charges of computer pornography, child exploitation and obscene Internet contact with a child, according to Senoia Police Investigator Alicia Batts.

The undercover operation was conducted with Batts posing as a juvenile female. Read More»

New welcome center, retail set to open in Senoia

New Senoia Downtown Development Authority members (from left) Scott Tigchelaar and Rhonda Moye join DDA Chairman Suzanne Helfman in front of the two former police department buildings on Main Street that have been renovated and will soon be opening as the city’s Welcome Center and Sugar Daddy’s Swimwear. Photo/Ben Nelms.

It was just over a year ago that the Senoia Downtown Development Authority purchased the old police department buildings on Main Street. The idea behind purchasing the city property was to renovate the buildings so that one could serve as the welcome center and the other could be leased to a business.

DDA agreed last September to purchase the circa 1912 buildings for $27,000 and the City Council accepted the offer on a 4-1 vote. Per the agreement, DDA said it would be responsible for the rehab work that would be needed. Read More»

Mary Ann Roy, of Senoia

Mary Ann Roy, of Senoia, passed away on Oct. 17, 2011. She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Langley, two infant daughters, and an uncle, Darrell Pritchard.

She is survived by her former husband and friend, Fardeen Roy of Decatur; daughter Emily Roy of Senoia; father, Robert J. Langley of Senoia; brother, James (Christy) Langley of Roanoke, Ala.; brother, Tim Langley, of Senoia; sister, Rachel Vadsarya of Senoia; 3 nephews, aunts and uncles. Read More»

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