Monthly Archives: January 2016

Callaway High FBLA Students Competed And Placed At Region Competition


Several Callaway High School students competed and placed in the Future Business Leaders of America Region Competition. They are (front row left-right) Yeji Kim (4th place Economics, Kalifa Hill (2nd place Sales Presentation), Shania Reeves and Judy Kim (1st place Emerging Business Issues), Ashley Juarez (2nd place Sports & Entertainment Management), Brianne Vaught (5th place Public Speaking), Ashley Bishop (1st ...

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Deciphering The Seed Tag

Deciphering The Seed Tag Brian Maddy, County Extension Agent At this time of the year the seed and plant catalogs start arriving and piling up. Disease problems can be licked early on if you select the right variety. If you wondered why those peas didn’t come up uniformly, did you read the germination rate on the seed tag? How much ...

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Friday January 29th

Community Calendar • January 30, 7:30 AM: Callaway Gardens Marathon/ Half Marathon/5K. Enjoy the marathon and half marathon entirely within Callaway Gardens on one of the most beautiful courses that you’ll ever run! Pass the Day Butterfly Center, Callaway Discovery Center, Sibley Horticultural Center, the Ida Cason Memorial Chapel, the Callaway Brothers Azalea Bowl and Mr. Cason’s Vegetable Garden and ...

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Lady Cavaliers Rough Up Central Carrollton, 56-36

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The clock is ticking. The season is winding down, and the Lady Cavaliers are starting to look like a team that is capable of making a late-season run. The Callaway High basketball team was at it again on Tuesday night in a 56-36 win over Central Carrollton in Region 5-AAA play in Hogansville. The Lady Cavaliers pulled their region record ...

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Callaway Buries The Lions, Cavs Improve To 5-0 In Region


Central Carrollton was impressed. The Lions were also beaten. The Darius Smileycoached team was riddled, rocked and taken to the cleaners in an 81-57 whipping at the hands of Callaway High on Tuesday night in a Region 5-AAA boys basketball tussle in Hogansville. “We knew this was going to be tough. Callaway is the team to beat (in the region). ...

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Store Clerk Accused Of Lottery Fraud

Alexis Rios

Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators have arrested and charged a local convenience store clerk with multiple felony counts after uncovering evidence that he was involved with lottery fraud. Deputies began investigating the scam after receiving information Alexis Rios, of LaGrange, allegedly devised a method to increase his winnings in an illegal fashion. Investigators say Rios developed an undisclosed method to determine ...

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Brewer Denied Motion For A Retrial

Erwin Trevor Brewer

The court was silent on the afternoon of Wednesday, January 27 when, after an hour’s worth of deliberation between councils, the judge swiftly and decidedly handed down a denial for retrial. Judge Simpson listened intently to the proceedings and after all of the prosecution and the defense had stated their case and cross examined the witness, the judge did not ...

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Friday January 29th – OBITS(2)

    Fred Thomas Williams Fred Thomas Williams, age 84, of Columbus, Ga, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, January 25, 2016. A graveside service will be held at 3:00 pm on Sunday, January 31, 2016 at the Huling family cemetery, on Huling Road, Fortson, Ga. Mr. Williams was born in Evergreen, Alabama, on May 31, 1931, to Walter ...

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