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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»

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»