Senoia without water after main break

by Wes Mayer

Senoia experienced a water main break Friday-, shutting down water service in the eastern Coweta city between 9 and 11 a.m.

According to Senoia City Administrator Richard Ferry, the main break may have occurred around 4:30 a.m.

Ferry said he wasn’t sure if the main broke due to the extreme cold temperatures, listed by weather officials around 13 degrees Friday morning, because it should have been buried deep enough to not be affected by the weather.

It was more likely the main was just ready to break, and it happened to be on a Friday in a busy district during one of the coldest days of the year, Ferry said.

Ferry said the Senoia Public Works Department under Director Randy Padgett worked hard to fix the problem and Senoia’s water is back to working properly.



More Local

Bass named president of Georgia Council of Public Libraries

Coweta County Public Library Director Jimmy Bass is the new president of the Georgia Council of Public Libraries (GCPL). GCPL is a non-profi ... Read More


Dodge Chargers recalled; door slam can make airbags inflate

Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 322,000 sedans worldwide because side airbags can inflate if doors are slammed too hard. The recall co ... Read More


Senoia Council

Issues over cyclists, stopped cars raised

Cyclists who ignore traffic laws, folks parking on Gin Street, golf carts and speeding on city streets were concerns raised by Senoia reside ... Read More


Two arrested for selling drugs at local motel

A man and woman suspected of selling methamphetamine were arrested Monday after the sheriff’s office received complaints about them se ... Read More


Chamber hosts Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp

Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp recently visited the Newnan-Coweta Chamber and spoke with local business leaders, Chamber staff and Ch ... Read More

Reception planned for new Grantville city manager

A reception has been planned for Grantville’s newest city manager, Al Grieshaber Jr.. The reception, hosted by the Grantville Coalitio ... Read More