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Senoia candidates and public to have their say

The candidates running for elected office on the Senoia City Council in the November election will face the voters at an Oct. 27 forum hosted by the Senoia Tea Party Patriots. Organization coordinator Joe Cannin said holding a forum is important because it enhances voters’ awareness of the issues facing their community. Read More»

Doughnuts are easier than apples

Doughnuts are easier than apples

You can keep your apples; these girls go for doughnuts. It was definitely an event for everyone in the family. Legacy Christian Church on Oct. 8 held its Fall Family Frenzy at the Seavy Street Park in Senoia where down-home entertainment for kids young and old was the order of the day. Currently meeting in north Fayette County, the church has broken ground for its new home on Rockaway Road in Senoia. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Senoia candidates forum coming Oct. 27

It is about time for the candidates for the Senoia City Council races to have their say. And that question period will come on Oct. 27 at the new Municipal Court building on Oct. 27.

The forum is being hosted by the Senoia Tea Party Patriots and is expected to feature incumbents Bobby Graham and Maurice Grover and challengers Todd Baggarly, Harry Ramos and Don Rehman.

Senoia Tea Party Patriots Coordinator Joe Cannin said the purpose of the forum is to allow the citizens of Senoia to hear the candidate’s views on city issues. Read More»

Vintage Senoia hosts vintage automobiles

Vintage Senoia hosts vintage automobiles

There was live music and plenty of food, but more than anything there were an estimated 250 cars lining Main Street in downtown Senoia on Sept. 24 for the city’s 7th Annual Cruisin’ to the Oldies vintage car show. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Beyond the Door has grand opening Oct. 1

Ann Busey, proprietor of Beyond the Door in historic Senoia, Georgia announces the grand opening of her unique home décor shop Saturday, October 1, 10 a.m-7 p.m.

Beyond the Door has moved to 30 Main Street into the newly restored old Hollberg building. The restoration brought back the original charm of the building revealing the brick walls, hidden windows, and high ceilings. Reclaimed wood flooring using antique nails enhances the overall experience of “stepping back in time”.      Read More»

Jumping to win

Jumping to win

Fayette County resident Nicole Henson and her palomino She Dashes go through the paces Sept. 24 at the Hunter/Jumper competition at the Rock House Riding Center near Senoia. Rock House co-owner Mona Chapman said the competition featured 80 entries, with nearly all of the competitors coming from Fayette and Coweta counties. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Senoia to be cruisin’ on Saturday

It’s that time again. And, as usual, Senoia will be packed on Sept. 24 with an endless variety of vintage vehicles arriving for the 7th Annual Cruisin’ to the Oldies Car Show. The car show on Main Street will run from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. and will feature live music and plenty of food.

Senoia Downtown Development Authority Chairman Suzanne Helfman commenting on this year’s event said it is expected to feature at least 250 cars. The car show this year is limiting entries to those vehicles from 1986 or older, Helfman added. Read More»

Sharpsburg man found dead on railroad tracks in Senoia

Thirty-three-year-old Sharpsburg resident Eric Waters was found dead on the CSX railroad tracks near downtown Senoia during the nighttime hours of Sept. 6. Though he was apparently hit by the train, the investigation into Waters' death is active and ongoing.

Commenting on the death, Senoia Police Investigator Alicia Batts said an employee on the scene in a train on the CSX tracks called 911 at 8:36 p.m. Senoia officers arriving at the railroad tracks in the area of Coweta Street and Ray Street found Waters dead when they arrived, Batts said. Read More»

Senoia Police Academy graduation

Senoia Police Academy graduation

Participants in the first Senoia Citizens’ Police Academy attended the recent graduation ceremony that marked the end of the six-week course. From left are (front row) Jacob Lowery, Susan Lowery, Shonie Benton, Robert Smith and Robert DeWinter; (back row) Lt. Jason Ercole, Don Burlile, Charlene Redding, James Hall, Chris Shriner, Don Rehman and Chief Jason Edens. Photo/ Ben Nelms.

Coweta letter to editor - Tea Party Patriots are non-partisan

When you hear the words “Tea Party” do you immediately think about politics?  Do you think the Tea Party is politically tied to any political party? One day a few weeks ago, I went to our downtown businesses on Main Street and I asked the owners or managers if they would allow me to put a flyer in their window. The flyer was announcing that our Mayor and a State Representative would be the guest speakers at our next meeting. Read More»

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