Monthly Archives: October 2016

Storyteller To Share Tales Of Cuba, Georgia

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Cuban-American storyteller Tersi Agra Bendiburg will perform at 7 p.m. Oct. 12 in Dickson Assembly Room at LaGrange College. Dr. Amanda Plumlee, Chair and Professor of Latin American Studies and Modern Languages, said Bendiburg’s appearance highlights the college’s commitment to global engagement. “Tersi and her sister, Carmen Agra Deedy, have visited LaGrange over the years as performers at the Azalea ...

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Relay For Life Kicks Off New Season

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In our world, modern medicine has come a tremendous way. We can treat, prevent, and cure so many different ailments and are always on the edge of discovering new and exciting breakthroughs day after day. However, one disease remains difficult to wipe out, but there are organizations dedicated to funding the research necessary to make this disease a thing of ...

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Habitat For Humanity Funding In Place For Another New Home

Oct. 4, 2016 (LaGrange, GA): Due to a number of generous gifts in memory of Flora C. Brown, mother of Habitat’s Executive Director, Steven Brown, and her estate settlement, Habitat for Humanity, Troup County, Inc. is extremely pleased to announce the construction of a new Troup County home, in addition to the projects announced in August. “Mom often told anyone ...

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Woman Charged With Child Molestation And Pornography Child

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  Special Victims Unit Investigators with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office have arrested and charged a 26year-old woman with multiple counts of sexual child abuse. The female, Jamie Nelson, of LaGrange, was arrested after Sheriff’s Investigators discovered evidence that Nelson caused harm to children under 10 years of age by participating in immoral acts, transmitting lewd photos of children, and ...

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West Point Lake Coalition-McDonald Oil Gasoline Raffle

West Point Lake Coalition-McDonald Oil Gasoline Raffle

The West Point Lake Coalition (WPLC), with the support of McDonald Oil Company, completed another successful raffling of Shell gasoline to raise money for the continuing support of the WPLC sponsored solar lighting of buoys on West Point Lake. Prizes were: 1st place – $1000; 2nd place $500 and 3rd place $250, in the form of Shell Gift Cards. The ...

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Firefighters Say: “Don’t Wait, Check The Date!”

Lt. Chris Taylor of the LaGrange Fire Department advises that LaGrange Firefighters will be participating in the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) annual Fire Prevention week. This year’s official theme: “Don’t Wait: Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years” kicks off on October 9 and lasts all week. Local firefighters will be conducting Fire Safety presentations at the ...

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A Strong Woman And Her God

There’s no denying that humans have a hard time seeing past skin tones, clothing brands, and car types. When we look at people we judge them; it’s an inexcusable part of our nature. But when we choose to ignore job titles, savings accounts, and street names, when we decide to dig deep down under mistakes, lapses in judgment, and catch-22s, ...

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Seven Busted In Two Separate Drug Investigations

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  The Troup County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that several suspected drug distributors are behind bars thanks to two separate drug investigations that came to fruition over the course of last week. Deputies say Drug Agents with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office arrested a total of seven people on numerous charges in two separate investigations. The first arrests came Monday ...

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Monday October 10th

Health Department Restaurant Inspections Report MC Soda Shoppe: 205 Vernon Street, LaGrange, GA. Current Score 89, Previous Score 100. Health Inspector Comments: Employee handled ready to eat foods with bare hands (New Violation) and Leak at drain for water well (New Violation). Subway# 069: 1960 Whitesville Road, LaGrange, GA. Current Score 100, Previous Score 99. No Health Inspector Comments. Twin ...

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Monday October 10th

Community Calendar • 10/10/2016 1:00 PM: SOLO: Hometown Heroes! SOLO School’s Out. Library’s Open. Monday, October 10 come and meet our hometown heroes from Station Eleven and learn all about fire safety and prevention. Firefighters will be on hand with their truck and turned out in their gear ready to tell everyone all about fire safety. Afterwards we’ll be playing ...

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