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Senoia Councilman addresses ‘misinformation’ on SPLOST

The polarization of politics in today’s society has citizens unwilling to deviate from party lines, mired by a guise of misinformation and self-interest. The consequence of this unwillingness to work for the common good makes the position of President, a mere President of a party, rather than one of the people. This interpretation casts a shadow of distrust and subjugation.    Read More»

House easily passes charter school measure

It was going to take a two-thirds super majority of the Georgia House of Representatives to approve a resolution to let voters decide on a constitutional amendment restoring the state’s ability to approve charter schools.

But the 123-48 vote on Wednesday surpassed the requirement and resulted in a vote that had 72 percent of representatives in favor of the resolution. The Senate will soon take up its own version of the proposal. Read More»

Tea Party favors tax? In Senoia, they do

Senoia Tea Party Patriots support Coweta SPLOST

One of the issues Coweta County voters will decide on at the March 6 Presidential Preference Primary is whether to continue the local 1-cent sales tax (SPLOST). Coming out in support of the initiative is the Senoia Tea Party Patriots (STPP). STPP coordinator Joe Cannin in recent statements provided the organization’s position on supporting the continuation. Read More»

Crane supports vote on charter schools

State Sen. Mike Crane on Feb. 9 spoke at the Coweta Charter Academy at Senoia to affirm his support for the charter school movement. Photo/Ben Nelms.

It’s all about a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at restoring the state’s right to approve charter schools.

And that was the message brought by District 28 Sen. Mike Crane on Feb. 9 to a group of parents and employees at the Coweta Charter Academy at Senoia.

Crane was clearly in support of House Resolution 1162 that would restore the state’s ability to approve charter schools. The Georgia Senate followed suit earlier this week with Senate Resolution 853 that would accomplish the goal specified in HR 1162. Read More»

Bonner - birth

A.J. and Ashley (Meade) Bonner of Senoia announce the birth of their daughter, Kinsley Rae Bonner, at 9:44 p.m. on Feb. 8, 2012, at Piedmont Fayette Hospital. Kinsley weighed 8 lbs. 6 oz. and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Larry and Toni Meade of Fayetteville, Kim and Les Potter of Newnan, and Alan Bonner of Franklin. Great grandparents are Bill and Sherba Peek of Sharpsburg and Marilyn Lowery of Peachtree City. Kinsley was welcomed home by her brother, Dalton.

Senoia approves a new 20-year recreation plan

The Senoia City Council at its Feb. 6 meeting unanimously approved the city’s 20-year Parks and Recreation Master Plan designed to address a large volume of issues related to active and passive recreation. The plan was generated after a year of planning, surveys and meetings.

It is an ambitious plan for parks and recreation in Senoia that would add substantially to the family-friendly landscape in coming years. The total cost of the long-range City of Senoia Parks and Recreation Master Plan ws established at $25.9 million. Read More»

Jose Wayne Robinson of Senoia

Mr. Jose Wayne Robinson of Senoia passed away Monday, Feb. 6, 2012.

He is survived by his wife, Melissa Wood of Senoia; mother, Penny Robinson of Fayetteville; children, Angelina, Adrianna and Ethan.

A funeral service will be held Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Parrott Funeral Home.

Interment will follow at College Park Cemetery.

Those wishing may send an online condolence at www.parrottfuneralhome.com.

The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 5 - 8 p.m. at Parrott Funeral Home and Crematory, 770-964-4800.

Ready to sow into Senoia’s Sow Good Community Garden

Ready to sow into Senoia’s Sow Good Community Garden

It’s just about time for the Sow Good Community Garden to spring back into action. About to embark on its third season on the grounds of the Senoia Vineyard Community Church, project representative Brent Anderson said 3-foot by 12-foot planters will be leased to community members for $85 a year with a portion of the food grown donated to the ministry’s Sow Good Food Pantry. Each of the 20 planters, some of which are used by the church for the food pantry ministry, use certified organic compost and drip irrigation from well water. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Heritage Night draws on students’ family histories

Heritage Night draws on students’ family histories

It seemed like every one of the students at the Coweta Charter Academy at Senoia got into the spirit for the Heritage Night event Jan. 19. Students in preparation for the event reviewed their own family histories and gathered information and presented songs pertaining to cultures from around the world. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Senoia to expand city cemetery

It was a unanimous vote by the Senoia City Council Jan. 23 to approve expansion plans for the city cemetery on Stallings Road. The expansion project will add more than 1,000 grave sites to the existing cemetery. Photo/Ben Nelms.

The limited number of grave sites available at the Senoia Cemetery on Stallings Road will soon be a thing of the past.

The Senoia City Council at the Jan. 23 meeting unanimously approved the development of an additional 2.5 acres to provide more than 1,000 new grave sites. The cost of development will be recouped through the sale of the grave sites.

City Administrator Richard Ferry in making the request said the cemetery currently has about 20 grave site left. Developing an additional 2.5 acres would add another 1,020 sites to the Stallings Road cemetery, Ferry said. Read More»

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