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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»

East Coweta Middle wants Senoia sewer hook-up

The Senoia City Council at its May 16 meeting agreed to explore a request that could result in having East Coweta Middle School connected to the city’s sewer system.

City Administrator Richard Ferry in addressing the request from the Coweta County School System noted an April 28 letter asking that the middle school on Ga. Highway 16 west of the city be connected to the sewer system. Ferry said he is not yet certain of the sewer capacity generated by the middle school, but would obtain that information to present to the council. Read More»

SUMC, Optimists provide aid for Meriwether disaster victims

The Rev. Nathaniel Long of Senoia UMC hands a box of “Cuties” citrus fruit to Tony Bell of the Senoia Optimist Club. Food and supplies were delivered to the Manchester First UMC for Meriwether County disaster victims. Photo/Special.

Senoia United Methodist Church and the Senoia Optimist Club have turned their energies to helping the children and youth effected by the latest series of harsh weather.

Taking direction from Manchester First United Methodist Church, the two groups have combined their resources. The Senoia Optimist Club provided the funds to purchase the supplies to fee 400 students at Mountain View Elementary School outside Manchester. The school is gone but all students were receiving free breakfast and lunch due to the poverty level in this particular area. Read More»

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