Monthly Archives: September 2016

River House Gets A Ribbon Cutting


There are some places that seem to pass through space and time un-aged, where the beauty and magnetism of long ago creates a majestic atmosphere. These are places that are humbling to walk through as you feel the ages of imperfections and where you can be still in awe of history’s secrets that her walls hold. Such is the essence ...

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Count to 40, and then count again. Each time you reach 40, someone around the world has successfully committed suicide. It’s an uncomfortable statistic, but is it painful enough? Bring the reality closer to home. Take suicide off of the global charts and discover that it is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. That means 42,773 ...

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Lafayette Wins Award For Georgia GOAL


As people all living and sharing this earth together, the argument can be made that one of our most fundamental and inalienable rights is that of education. Knowledge is the most powerful tool that we have to help one another and that is a privilege that we must not take for granted. Here in the US, the state of education ...

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Police Investigating Boat Shop Burglary

LaGrange Police are investigating an incident were where a pair of would-be thieves were scared off by an alarm at a local business during a late night burglary attempt. Early Thursday morning about 2:22 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to Mitchell Marine on South Davis Road in reference to a business alarm activation. Police arrived and began walking toward the rear ...

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Deborah Dunn’s Memory Lives On At Callaway Middle


LaGrange, Ga., September 2, 2016 – Deborah Dunn left an indelible mark on Callaway Middle School students, parents and staff. She was a great teacher who moved up the ranks to Callaway Middle School’s Assistant Principal. On Independence Day, she lost her battle to cancer. The Callaway Middle family mourned her death and is now ensuring her memory lives on. ...

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A Rotarian Heart Of Service


“Whatever Rotary may mean to us, to the world it will be known by the results it achieves.” Paul P. Harris, founder of the Rotary Club, spoke these words to encourage club members to visualize their goals for the community and go out and fulfill them. The organization began in 1905, on February 23, when business members of Chicago came ...

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Fill The Boot Campaign


It was hard to miss the LaGrange City Firemen on Friday, September 9, as they parked their fire truck and set up their MDA tent in front of Walmart for their popular Fill the Boot campaign. Most people understand that the Fill the Boot campaign is a fundraiser, and many drop a few dollars into the fireman’s boot. However, few ...

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Deal: Sentury Tire To Create More Than 1,000 Jobs In Troup County

Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Sentury Tire, the fifth-largest and fastest growing tire manufacturer in China, will create more than 1,000 jobs and invest $530 million in a car and light truck tire manufacturing operation in Troup County. The new facility in LaGrange will support Sentury Tire’s existing customer base in North America. “Sentury Tire’s commitment to locate in LaGrange ...

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Wanted Subject Flees Police And Attempts To Destroy Evidence


LaGrange Police have arrested a man on more than a half dozen felony charges after he fled from a traffic stop Thursday night. Thursday night about 8:30 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department initiated a traffic stop in the 100 block of Marshall Street on a white Honda Accord with a passenger known to have multiple felony warrants for ...

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Cast-Iron Skillet Chicken With Farro and Brussels Sprouts


From Our Table To Yours Cast-Iron Skillet Chicken With Farro and Brussels Sprouts Chicken is a versatile choice when cooking for family and friends or even when preparing a meal for one or two people. Chicken can be cooked and seasoned in a variety of ways, and one chicken entree may taste completely different from another. For many chicken lovers, ...

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