Monthly Archives: November 2016

Cavaliers Take Their Playoff Hopes To Screven, South Georgia


It’s a long way from Hogansville to Sylvania – 243 miles to be exact. But Callaway High School plans to make the four-hour trip today. The Cavaliers will take their hopes, prayers and 12-game winning streak to South Georgia for the state football quarterfinals in Class AA. Screven County is the opponent. That’s the 11-1 Gamecocks that Callaway High will ...

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Grangers Overcome Slow Start; LaGrange Wears Down Newnan, 58-48


The Cougars took their best shot. Newnan jumped put to a double-digit lead against LaGrange High on Monday night behind some hot shooting and dominating board play. The Cougars had a 10-0 advantage before the Grangers got settled in during the LHS boys basketball opener. It did not last for Newnan and junior guard Travis Johnson, who buried a couple ...

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Pathways Center, LaGrange College Form Partnership


LaGrange College has partnered with Pathways Center in LaGrange and Greenville to offer psychiatric clinical training and rotations for students pursuing their Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees. They will be working with Second Seasons’Adult Crisis Stabilization Program in LaGrange and HOPE’S Corner Child and Adolescent Crisis Stabilization Program in Greenville. In October, 44 students received Pathways Center’s training and ...

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Expansion Plans For the Explorations In Antiquity Center


Many people call our local Explorations in Antiquity Center (EAC) “LaGrange’s best kept secret”. Its’ value stems from its rarity – there are only two biblical history museums like this in the world. One is located in Israel and the other in our hometown. It’s a place loaded with ancient artifacts, architectural replicas, biblical explorations, and more. Whether it be ...

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Hogansville Police, Callaway High, And Hogansville Elementary Team Up For Thanksgiving Meals Program


On Monday, November 21, 2016, Hogansville Police Department employees were gearing up to the 3rd Annual Hogansville P.D. Thanksgiving Meals Program. A partnership with Callaway High School, coordinated by the Callaway High Air Force ROTC unit brought in over 2,200 cans of food ranging from canned vegetables to soups that were donated by students from the High School. Several hundred ...

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Rosemont Elementary Annual Canned Food Drive


Rosemont Elementary conducted their annual canned food drive for the Salvation Army. This has been a school wide project for a number of years. The drive culminated with an assembly where the students, with the help of student council members, displayed all the food collected by the student body. The student council members read what each class was thankful for ...

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Vehicle Found In West Point Lake


Late last week Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies were able to recover a vehicle reported stolen years ago, but the owner may not be exactly proud to have his car back. The car is obviously totaled after being found at the bottom of West Point Lake. The incident began on November 17 at about 6 p.m. when Deputies with the Troup ...

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Riding Out The Stereotype – One Toy At A Time


Let’s face it: we as humans have mastered the destructible art of stereotyping people. If someone isn’t a carbon copy of ourselves, we label that person an unproductive, unworthy outcast. Whether an individual is white or black, Protestant or Catholic, in this club or that club, we can find a petty reason to avoid eye contact with that person in ...

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GSP &TCSO Host Second Annual Car Seat Safety Check/Giveaway


On Saturday, November 19, cars wrapped around the Home Depot parking lot as the Georgia State Patrol (GSP) and theTroup County Sheriff’s Department (TCSD) provided a second year of car seat safety checks and giveaways for the entire community. A special grant is provided by the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, falling in line with their Georgia Child Passenger Safety ...

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Long Cane Elementary Holds Annual Can Drive


Friday, November 18 was pajama day at Long Cane Elementary School. As kids bounced around the halls in their colorful PJ’s, there was a more serious and life saving task at hand. Once again, Long Cane was wrapping up its annual can drive before sending the various cans of food and goods off with the Salvation Army. This particular Friday, ...

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