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Southern Living's 2010 "Idea House" opens this weekend in Senoia

Hundreds attend the June 8 pre-opening event for the 2010 Southern Living "Idea House" located on the Gin Property adjacent to downtown Senoia.

It was quite an event. Several hundred invited guests made their way to Senoia Tuesday for the preview party that preceded the June 12 opening of the 2010 Southern Living Magazine Idea House located on the Gin Property adjacent to the downtown area. Read More»

It was a "Ride to Make History" in Senoia June 5

It was a "Ride to Make History" in Senoia June 5

The motorcycles get ready to leave downtown Senoia Saturday for a scenic ride through Coweta County as part of the “Ride to Make History” fundraiser for the Senoia Area Historical Society. The event also featured a bicycle ride that began at Senoia Children’s Park and ended at the Senoia Area Historical Society Museum on Couch Street.

Senoia Farmers Market opens

The Senoia Farmers market begins operations Saturday from 9 a.m. through 3 p.m. and will be open on the second Saturday of each month through October. The market is located in the parking lot at city hall.

Senoia reviews vehicle parking ordinance

The Senoia City Council on Monday heard the first reading of an amendment to the “Parking of Vehicles and Trailers” portion of the city’s zoning ordinance that would bring a few changes to the size of the vehicle or trailer and the locations where parking would be allowed.

There were only a few proposed changes to the ordinance. Of those, and if approved by the council, no vehicles or trailers which are eight feet or higher in height and have more than two axles will be permitted to be parked in front of the main building or dwelling or in the side or rear yards of residential dwellings. Read More»

Thomas Leslie Hix and Dorothy Elaine Hix of Senoia

Thomas Leslie Hix, passed away May 20, 2010 and his wife of 43 years Dorothy Elaine Hix, passed away 14 days later on June 3, 2010, both of Senoia.

Survivors include daughters and son in laws Cynthia Elaine & Paul Harrison of Senoia; Cheryl & Mark Grindle of Senoia; grandchildren Lance Harrison, Kelly Grindle, and Ryan Grindle.

Mr. Hix is survived by sisters Alvin Hix and Genell Swafford and a brother-in- law Charles Mayfield. Read More»

Thousands pour into Senoia for Memorial Day events

It was a Memorial Day Celebration and Festival like no other. Multiple events in Senoia Monday brought several thousand people to the downtown area. The event now in its fifth year, the parade was the headline event but the action and activities were non-stop from 10 a.m. until sunset when the skies over Senoia were filled with fireworks. To view all the event’s photos visit the Newsmaker section at http://www.thecitizen.com

Senoia is no stranger to large crowds attending special events. But the city’s previous turnouts were far exceeded Monday by the thousands who attended the 5th Annual Senoia Memorial Day Celebration and Festival.

The day began at 10 a.m. on Main Street and every side street in the downtown area, along with businesses open for the occasion, was simply bursting with people.

The keynote speaker Monday was Col. Brent Bracewell, with the colors presented by the Falcon Field Civil Air Patrol Composite Squadron 116. Read More»

Rain delay for new Senoia PD opening should end soon

It is not open yet, but it should be soon. The opening of the new 8,300 square-foot Senoia Police Department and Municipal Court building on Howard Road has been delayed by humidity levels in the concrete slab. But those levels are falling and the facility is expected in open in the coming weeks.

Humidity levels in the concrete slab at the new Senoia Police Department and Municipal Court Building located at 505 Howard Road continue to delay its opening. But humidity levels due to heavy rainfall totals since construction began are decreasing and the 8,308 square-foot facility is expected to open in a few weeks. Read More»

Senoia Optimists raising money with book about Senoia

Senoia Optimists raising money with book about Senoia

The Senoia Optimist Club is selling copies of a new book about Senoia to raise funds for local youth. Senoia Optimists Hal Sewell and Jane Hutchinson hold a copy of "Holiday Perspectives in Senoia," which debuts at Senoia's Memorial Day Celebration on Main Street Monday.   The book features local history and recipes.  Books will be sold exclusively through the Optimist Club through the end of June.  The Senoia Optimist Club provides scholarships and other benefits for youth. Optimists will be set up in front of the Clearance Center at Hollberg's Furniture Store in Senoia on Monday, May 31.  Fo Read More»

Bike riding tour of Senoia coming June 5

Bike riding tour of Senoia coming June 5

The Senoia Area Historical Society is sponsoring a bike riding tour of Senoia on Saturday, June 5, starting at 9:30 a.m. The tour, for riders of all abilities, is a fund raiser for the society. Proceeds will be used to preserve and display artifacts for the museum. This is a great ride for people interested in the history of the area, interesting architecture, tales of residents past and present, or who just want some fun on a Saturday morning. Read More»