Senoia

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»

Kostuch - birth

Brent and Tiffany(Naler) Kostuch of Senoia announce the birth of their son, Nicholas Raymond Kostuch, at 8:01a.m. on April 23, 2011, at Piedmont-Fayette Hospital in Fayetteville. Nicholas weighed 6 lbs., 9 oz. and was 19.5 inches long. Grandparents are Norman and Helen Naler of Brooks and Ray and Darlene Kostuch of Fayetteville.

Senoia, Palmetto to see contested races

Qualifying is over and up next for voters in Senoia and Palmetto is choosing who will represent them for the next four years. Voters in Senoia’s contested races will decide on two City Council seats while those in Palmetto will decide on candidates for mayor and two council seats. The qualifying period resulted in no contested races in Sharpsburg.

Senoia voters in November will decide on two council positions. Read More»

Senoia residents speak out on future plans

It is a meeting that is held once every two years in Senoia. Sponsored by the Senoia Downtown Development Authority, the town hall meeting held Aug. 18 at the Freeman Sasser Building solicited input from nearly 100 residents on things they would like to see in the city in the near-term future. And among the top suggestions were path connectivity in and around the city, increased recreational venues along with local businesses being open on Sundays. Read More»

Norma Marlene Clarke, of Senoia

Norma Marlene “Kitty” Clarke

Norma Marlene “Kitty” Clarke passed away Aug. 18, 2011, after a long battle with cancer.

She is survived by her daughter Valerie Reynolds-Howard of Senoia, Ga.; and her siblings Rita Barlow of Monroe, Maine; Giles Greenier of Burdett, N.Y.; Vernal Greenier of Caribou, Maine; Loretta Mattoon of Macedon, N.Y.; Phyllis Tatham of Milton, N.H.; Donna Barden of Lumberton, N.C.; Dee Normandin of Enfield, Conn. Read More»

A shocking demonstration at Senoia’s Citizen Police Academy

A shocking demonstration at Senoia’s Citizen Police Academy

Police Lt. Jason Ercole at a recent session of the Senoia Citizen Police Academy gave a taser demonstration for the academy members participating in the seven-week course. Ending later in August, the academy featured an extensive overview of the many aspects of police work. Photo/Ben Nelms.

‘Dead’ to walk in Senoia Aug. 24

The Hutchinson Cove subdivision off Rockaway Road in Senoia is like most residential settings. It’s full of families living the suburban life. But on Aug. 24 all that will change temporarily when the dead will roam the streets of the otherwise quiet neighborhood. Portions of the subdivision will be closed for the filming of the “Walking Dead” television show. Read More»

Senoia Masons volunteer a helping hand to a neighbor

Senoia Masons volunteer a helping hand to a neighbor

Members of the Senoia Masonic Lodge recently worked to trim bushes and perform a number of other tasks around the yard of a city resident who was under the weather and unable to do the work. Photo/Special.