Monthly Archives: December 2016

Hawkes Library Hosts Candlelight Open House


Hawkes Library will hold its annual candlelight open house on December 5 from 5:30 to 7:30pm. The community is invited to the celebration as the Friends of Hawkes Library turn down the lights and prepare to enjoy the spirit of the holiday season. Guests will enjoy seeing the historic building decorated for Christmas and can also view some of the ...

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Favorites Return For College’s Annual Christmas Celebration


When Elsa and Anna from the movie “Frozen” made their appearance at last year’s Christmas on the Hill, the response was unexpected. “They were almost mobbed,” said Katie Mosley, director of student involvement and service. “We had no idea that was going to happen, but the princesses handled themselves beautifully and everyone loved them.” This year’s Christmas on the Hill ...

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Up All Night Hosts Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Once Again


Thanksgiving has come and gone here in Troup County and with it came many of the traditions that we have all become accustomed to, one of which is vital to the community. The“UpAllNight”annual Thanksgiving dinner returned once again, this year feeding over 500 people here that needed help this holiday season. The “Up All Night” annual Thanksgiving dinner sought out ...

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Inmate Escapes After Hospital Trip

Officers in Troup County are searching for an escaped inmate after he fled police custody on an outing to the Emergency Room. Jose Rodriguez, age 31, fled from police while completing some medical work and additional testing. This is a very rare occurrence but one that is frightening, nonetheless. On November 30, at approximately 6:00 pm, officers reported to the ...

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Commissioners Look To Enforce No Parking Zones

On Friday, December 2, the popular item on the agenda for the Troup County’s Board of Commissioners was a discussion regarding a recommended text amendment to the Troup County Code of Ordinances, Chapter 74 – Traffic, Section 74-3 – No Parking Zones. The southern end of Robert Hayes Road has had plenty of issues with tractor trailers and logging trucks ...

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Reckless Driver Flees The Scene After Parade


The Christmas Parade has been a long and storied tradition in our town. However, after this year’s event, there was some chaos that occurred in all of the traffic on the way home. What appeared to be an accidental wreck turned into a DUI case of Reckless Driving that almost caused several injuries for parade goers. On Thursday, December 1 ...

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40th Annual Christmas Parade Welcomes The Christmas Season


Our traditions mean so much to us. We plan our days and times around certain events and we look forward to them all year, as individuals and as a community. Speaking of community, we live in one where people go above and beyond with work to make sure that everyone can enjoy the pleasures of our town, especially at Christmas ...

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Dinner Rolls


From Our Table To Yours Recipe For Dinner Rolls Holiday dinners vary depending on the household, but certain staples seem to pop up no matter where you sit down to enjoy your holiday meal. Dinner rolls are one such staple, as few things supplement a hearty holiday meal better than freshly baked homemade dinner rolls. Men and women with gluten ...

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Monday December 5th

Health Department Restaurant Inspections Report Yummy Tummy: 801 Whitesville Road, Suite E, LaGrange, GA. Current Score 83, Previous Score 100. Health Inspector Comments: No hot water at handwash sink (New Violation), Temperatures in walk-in cooler 44 degrees. Butter 44 Temperature in front cabinet with for sale items not held at 41 degrees or below. streak-o-lean 52 degrees, ambient 57 degrees ...

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