Senoia officer killed in 1893 receives Officer Down’s memorial

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JAYLA McDANIEL

The loved ones of Officer Tubal Cain “TC” Hardy received an Officer Down Memorial in his name. Left to right, Billy Christopher, Nancy Christopher, Candace McCoy (Christopher), Zeb Christopher, Cynthia Christopher, John Christopher, Frank Christopher, Dean Adamson, Bob Tinsley, Billy Banks, Officer Jason E. Edens, and Mayor William” Dub” Pearman.


JAYLA McDANIEL / NTH Intern

Officer Tubal Cain “TC” Hardy, who was killed in the line of duty in 1893, was commemorated with a memorial to the downed officer at the June 20 meeting of the Senoia City Council.

The city plans to display a plaque commemorating Hardy at the Senoia Area Historical Society Police Department and Museum. Hardy was killed in the line of duty in 1893 while trying to arrest an intoxicated person.

A few of his descendants, including Billy Christopher, Nancy Christopher, Candace McCoy (Christopher), Zeb Christopher, Cynthia Christopher, John Christopher, Frank Christopher, Dean Adamson, Bob Tinsley and Billy Banks have accepted the memorial on behalf of Hardy from Chief of the Senoia Police Department. Jason Eden.

During the meeting, the city also announced that on Sunday, October 2 beginning at 5 p.m., water will be turned off to residents and businesses to allow for the installation of eight water valves throughout the city. Work will continue during the night hours and service will be restored Monday morning as soon as possible. A boil water mandate will be in effect for 24 to 48 hours.

In other cases counsel:

• Request for letters of interest for the LCI Steering Committee. If interested, please email [email protected] or another board member.

• Recognition of Public Works employees Triston Fisher, Brandon Drake and Steven Jewel for achieving Water 3 certification.

• Learned that a waiver request has been withdrawn for the reduction of the Senoia Walkway landscape buffers.

• Held a second reading of an impact fee ordinance that would remove the impact fee from the library and make changes to several other fees.

• Submission of a text amendment for an ordinance on trees until July 18th.

• Approved a request to transfer funds for the 2021 budget amendment to another account for accounting purposes.

The Senoia Council will not meet on July 4. Meetings will resume on July 18.

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