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Senoia to offer six week Citizens’ Police Academy

It will be an opportunity for Senoia residents to get a first-hand look at how police officers do their job. The Senoia Police Dept. will offer its first Citizens’ Police Academy beginning in July.

The six-week course will offer information on law enforcement issues ranging from training requirements, patrol operations, investigations, crime prevention, use of force, traffic and DUI law and a firearms simulation exercise, according to department spokesperson Steve Tomlin. Read More»

Senoia looks at Sunday package sales

A bill that had been languishing in the Georgia legislature for a number of years was signed into law by Gov. Nathan Deal in April. The Senoia City Council on June 6 addressed the potential for the Sunday sale of packaged alcohol, voting 3-1 to have a proposed ordinance drawn up for the council’s consideration in August. If approved, the measure would be put before voters on the November ballot.

A discussion by the council led to the idea of having city attorney Drew Whalen draw up a proposed ordinance addressing Sunday package sales that would be permitted from 12:30-11:30 p.m. Read More»

Uncle Sam’s got nothing on this young patriot

Uncle Sam’s got nothing on this young patriot

Seventeen-month-old Solomon Speer of Senoia was in true patriotic spirit when he attended the Memorial Day Parade in Senoia on May 30. Solomon, who also brought his mom, Jennifer, to the event, was one of the hundreds of spectators that lined the street for the annual parade. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Coweta Charter Academy searches for way to stay open

The May 16 ruling by the Georgia Supreme Court that effectively put many charter schools out of business continues to impact the Coweta County residents whose children attend or were planning to attend the Coweta Charter Academy at Senoia. Charters Schools USA, Florida-based operator of the Senoia school, on May 23 published a letter for parents that noted two potential solutions to the outcome of the judicial ruling. The school will hold a community forum June 2 to address the issues. Read More»

State provides waiver process for charter schools

Those interested in charter schools know that the Georgia Supreme Court on May 16 determined that the Georgia Charter School Commission’s creation of a number of charter schools was unconstitutional. Now, the Georgia Dept. of Education (DOE), in response to requests from various charter schools, is offering a process to those schools wanting to apply to become state-chartered special schools. One of those schools is the Coweta Charter Academy at Senioa, operated by Florida-based Charter Schools USA. Read More»

Tribute to Eddy Couch at Senoia’s Memorial Day Observances

Thanks to efforts by the Senoia Area Historical Society, the late Sgt. Robert Edward (“Eddy”) Couch will be remembered by the City of Senoia in its annual Memorial Day activities on May 30, 2011.  Read More»

Senoia Farmer's Market this Saturday

The Senoia Farmers Market takes place on Saturday, May 28, in the parking lot next to City Hall.  The Market will be open from 8 a.m.-noon. Locally grown produce, homemade canned goods, and specialty items will be available. For more information, go to the events section of the enjoysenoia.com website, or contact Don Caputo, the Market Coordinator at 770-599-4148.

Loren-Partin engagement

Kelly Diane Loren engaged to Tyler Franklin Partin

Mr. and Mrs. Dale Loren of Senoia announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelly Diane Loren, to Tyler Franklin Partin, son of Tim Partin of Birmingham, Ala. and Mrs. Sue Stinson, also of Birmingham. Read More»

Hancock-Smits engagement

Anne Hancock engaged to Mark Douglas Smits II

Mr. and Mrs. Steve Hancock of Athens announce the engagement of their daughter, Anne Hancock, to Mark Douglas Smits II, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Smits of Senoia. Read More»

Senoia does its part for Special Olympics Torch Run

Senoia does its part for Special Olympics Torch Run

Local law enforcement, city officials and elected citizens from Senoia joined law enforcement officers from across south metro Atlanta May 18 for the torch run in preparation for the Special Olympics State Summer Games at Emory University. Leading the pack with torch in hand is 15-year-old East Coweta High School freshman and state Special Olympics Aquatics Team member Tana Bush, followed by students from East Coweta Middle School and East Coweta High School along with host of others that included Senoia Police Chief Jason Edens, City Administrator Richard Ferry and Councilman Maurice Grover. Read More»

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