Coweta County

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»

Newnan holding online auction of surplus property

The City of Newnan is currently auctioning off surplus property consisting of seven vehicles. Bids will be accepted online at www.publicsurplus.com until June 8 at 3 p.m. All items are sold “as-is, where-is” and no warranty is implied or expressed by the City of Newnan. 

The successful bidder is responsible for pick-up of the vehicle(s) once payment is made. The vehicles may be inspected at the City Shop located at 55 Boone Drive in Newnan from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. daily until June 8.   Read More»

Coweta Charter Academy holds town hall meeting June 2

The Coweta Charter Academy at Senoia on Ga. Highway 16 will hold a town hall meeting at 6 p.m. on June 2. The meeting follows the recent decision by the Georgia Supreme Court that the Georgia Charter School Commission, the organization that approved the school last year, is unconstitutional.

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.

PTC, F’ville, Senoia plan Memorial Day ceremonies

Gravestone of WWII veteran in the Fayetteville City Cemetery. Photo/Post 105, American Legion.

Several local ceremonies will commemorate Memorial Day next Monday, May 30.

Fayette County Post 105 of The American Legion will be hosting a county-wide Memorial Day Ceremony again this year to honor America’s military heroes. The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. and end promptly at noon.

The traditional graveyard ceremony will be held at the historic Fayetteville City Cemetery amongst the flag decorated graves of the veterans buried there. Read More»

Sharpsburg Baptist will offer ‘Backyard Bible Clubs’

Sharpsburg Baptist Church in Coweta County has announced a brand new youth program called “The Great Backyard Bible Clubs” scheduled for Fridays June 10, June 17, July 8 and July 15 held from 10 a.m. until noon at the A&O BridgesRecreation Center in downtown Sharpsburg.

All children from ages first grade through fifth grade are invited.

Included in this fun program are food, fun, fellowship, games, music, crafts, and Bible stories — all free of charge. All children in the area are invited.

For additional questions call 770-251-6963 or email sharpsburgbc@yahoo.com. Read More»

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»