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Lester completes Air Force basic training

Air Force Airman Tommy A. Lester graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Tommy Lester is the son of Robert Moran of Woodmere St., Newnan, Ga. Read More»

May Day the Cops Way coming to Palmetto

The 2nd Annual May Day the Cops Way will be held by the Palmetto Police Department on June 12 at Veteran’s Park from noon until 4 p.m.

The public is invited to attend. Officers and staff will have free activities for the kids along with face painting, safety kits, cotton candy and snow cones, food and drinks.

Veteran’s Park is located on Park Street and Virginia Avenue.

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»

Youth Appreciation Banquet Hosted by Senoia Optimist Club

Senoia Optimist Club’s President Hal Sewell (2nd from left) and Youth Appreciation Chair Laura Bell (far right) are shown with (L-R) Northgate High School student Nicholas Lee and East Coweta High School students Kelsey Moral, Thomas Lovett, Jordan Collis, and Hailey Thompson at the Youth Appreciation Banquet hosted by the Senoia civic organization on May 6.  Not pictured are Northgate students Katelyn Buckner, Abby Allen, and Leighanna Dobbs.

The Optimist Club of Senoia hosted its annual youth appreciation banquet on May 6 in recognition of students at East Coweta High School and Northgate High School.  Senoia Optimist member Laura Bell was the chair of the event which was held at the Senior Citizens’ Center in Senoia.
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Happy Birthday, Marie

Happy Birthday, Marie

The Senoia Senior Center celebrated birthdays in May at the monthly luncheon. The senior that was honored was Marie Larkie, who is celebrating her 92nd Birthday.

Girl Scout's hold Victorian Day event

Girl Scout's hold Victorian Day event

Delicate china, linen fans and hoop skirts were just a few of the items to be seen at Girl Scout Troop 19179’s Victorian Day on Sunday afternoon, April 25, at Cokes Chapel UMC. The nine Junior and Cadette scouts completed two years of preparation for their Bronze and Silver Awards by serving as hosts for the Victorian Day event, which was planned to benefit the foster children program at Coweta County’s DFACS office. Read More»

Anti-bullying workshop coming Thursday in F'ville

To many adults it is a relatively harmless form of acting out on the part of young children and teenagers that is rooted in a real or perceived difference or in some form of dislike or even jealousy. But to those subjected to the many forms of bullying, it is a verbal or physical display that can have lasting effects. To address bullying and its consequences, an anti-bullying workshop geared to the parents of elementary and middle school children and with information to benefit students and parents will be held at 7:30 p.m. on May 20 at Sams Auditorium in Fayetteville. Read More»

Run of the Mill

Run of the Mill

Girls capture soccer title to match boys' Friday feat

Fresh from watching the Starr’s Mill boys upset victory over top ranked McIntosh last night, the Starr’s Mill Lady Panthers told head coach Deanise Myers they wanted to bring home a title too.

Mission accomplished. Read More»

New #1 - Starr's Mill wins soccer title

New #1 - Starr's Mill wins soccer title

Penalty kicks make difference after deadlock in regulation

And you thought it was a rivalry before.

The Starr’s Mill boys captured their first state title since 2000 with a 4-2 win in penalty kicks on McIntosh’s home turf, Read More»

Coweta Relay for Life this weekend

Coweta Relay for Life this weekend

The Coweta County Relay for Life fundraiser kicks off Friday at 5:30 p.m. and runs until 7 a.m. Saturday at the fairgrounds on Pine Road. The unique event embodies the spirit of the community whose members come together to support each other in the face of the trials and challenges that can come from cancer.

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