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Wahna Dresden Noble, 53, of Senoia

Wahna Dresden Noble, 53, of Senoia, Georgia, passed awayTuesday, November 16, 2010 after a long battle with cancer.

She was born in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, June 11, 1957, to the late Wahna and James Barnes. She was married to Timothy M. Noble. She was employed by Malcolm T. Gilliland, in Peachtree City, for over thirty years. Read More»

Senoia budget nearly flat for 2011

The Senoia City Council on Monday night heard the first reading of the upcoming $2.1 million FY 2011 General Fund budget that takes effect in January. The second reading and likely approval will come in December.

The 2011 General Fund budget shows an increase in revenues totaling $24,600 over 2010, with revenues and expenditures each totaling $2,128,400. Read More»

Mr. Vincent Waite, 79, of Senoia

Mr. Vincent Waite, of Senoia, age 79, died November 13, 2010.

He enjoyed reading his Bible and singing in his church.

He is survived by his wife, Mervis Plummer of Senoia; three daughters, Winnifred Waite of Maryland, Joan Waite of Florida, and Vanessa Waite of Maryland; son Michael Waite of New York; and 5 grandchildren. Read More»

Senoia’s ‘Idea House’ seen as good for local businesses

The halls are decked and so is the rest of the house. The Southern Living magazine 2010 Idea House in Senoia is all decked out for the holiday season and, since June, has seen more than 20,000 visitors tour the four-story brownstone. And many of those visitors have spent time in Senoia, bringing with them a significant impact on local business. Photo/Ben Nelms.

The Southern Living Magazine 2010 Idea House opened in Senoia on June 12. Since that time more than 20,000 people have toured the unique four-story, 5,000 square-foot brownstone. And the tide of people visiting the city during the past five months have made a significant impact on Senoia’s businesses.

Senoia Downtown Development Authority’s Suzanna Helfman said the impact to the community brought by the Idea House has been felt both by local businesses and by the community at-large. Read More»

Northrup baptism

Shown above (L-R) are Christopher and Rebecca Northrup and Bishop David Epps. Photo/Special.

Rebecca Reese Northrup, daughter of Christopher and Angela Northrup of Senoia, recently received the Sacrament of Holy Baptism during Sunday services at The Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg. Maternal grandparents Roger and Julie Risty of Sioux Falls, S.D. and paternal grandparents Walter and Gloria Sams of Athens, Ga., were present for the occasion. The child was baptized by Bishop David Epps with the father and both grandfathers assisting. Also present was Rebecca’s older brother Aidan. Shown above (L-R) are Christopher and Rebecca Northrup and Bishop David Epps. Photo/Special.

New residential zoning in Senoia a no-go at this point

For Senoia’s Heritage Pointe subdivision resident Don Rehman, it was all about creating what he maintained was a needed residential zoning category specifically for subdivisions, Residential Housing Subdivision (RHS).

But the Senoia City Council left the matter unaddressed at the Nov. 1 meeting even though some on the council appeared to agree in principle with the proposal. Read More»

Tricky treat

Tricky treat

It was Halloween spectacular at the grand opening of the Senoia Police Department and Municipal Court building on Oct. 30. Kids and their parents were treated to games, constume contests, snacks, a tour of the impressive building and the challenging donut on a string competition. Contest winners were Kyle Fink (ages 0-4),Trey Hightower (ages 5-8) and Madison Hightower (ages 9-12). Read More»

You can bob for apples, we're going for doughnuts

You can bob for apples, we're going for doughnuts

Participants and spectators alike enjoy the festivities Saturday marking the grand opening of the Senoia Police Department and Municipal Court building on Howard Street, just in time for Halloween fun for kids and their parents. Officers and court staff were joined by local elected officials and business owners determined to show everyone a good time and provide tours of the new facility. More photos from the celebration here. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Senoia Police to hold open house for kids/adults Saturday

It’s been a long wait but it will be worth every minute, especially for the kids. Staff at the Senoia Police and Municipal Court will hold an open house at the new building on Howard Road on Saturday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

The open house is meant to be festive, with trick or treat activities for the kids along with games and a costume contest that will begin at 11 a.m. Tours of the new facility will also be provided. Read More»

Senoia library moves closer to reality

The Senoia Planning Commission Tuesday night voted to recommend that the City Council next month approve the site plan and landscape plan for the new Senoia Library to be located on city property along Pylant Street. The project could go to bid before the end of the year. Read More»

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