Monthly Archives: January 2017

Callaway High School Cadet Of The Month


It is with great pleasure that Callaway High School AFJROTC GA-20068 announces that Ira Rosencrants has been selected as Cadet of the Month for December 2016. She consistently demonstrated a great attitude, dedication, and school spirit. Pictured is Scott Rosencrants (father), Cadet Ira Rosencrants, and Mr. Laney (CHS Principal).  

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The Benefits Of Hiring Professional Contractors

The DIY movement has inspired many homeowners to tackle home repair and remodeling projects on their own. DIY projects can be rewarding, and many homeowners who have embraced the DIY movement have discovered talents they never before knew they had. But no matter how simple popular home renovation television shows make remodeling projects appear, homeowners should know that such undertakings ...

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LaGrange And Troup County Named One Of Best Places To Retire

What do retirees look for in a retirement location? Quality of life, cost of living, nice weather, along with well-being for senior citizens and job and volunteer opportunities, and LaGrange and Troup County fill the bill. According to the website com, LaGrange is one of three Georgia cities to be named to the Top 10 list of best places ...

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WGH Employee Of The Month For December


Margaret ‘Dee’ Reeves, RN, Charge Nurse, Labor and Delivery Margaret “Dee” Reeves, RN, graduated with her associate’s degree of nursing from West Georgia Technical College in 2012. A Sims recipient, she joined our organization in July 2012. She is a staff nurse in our Level II Nursery and also serves as charge nurse. Dee, as she is fondly called, always ...

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Parks & Rec Director Gives Presentation To Kiwanis


Cajen Rhodes, the new Director of Troup County Parks and Recreation, presented a vision of his expectations and services to the county. In his new position as leader of the county’s park and recreational facilities, he and his staff will be very active in clean up, fix up and regular maintenance to provide the facilities that our children and families ...

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Juvenile Busted For Drugs And Entering Auto Theft

LaGrange Police have filed several charges against a 15-year-old kid after he was caught breaking into vehicles and in possession of illegal drugs on Lakewood Drive. Thursday afternoon about 1 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded to the 800 block of Lakewood Drive in reference to an Entering Auto in progress. Officers arrived and made contact with the ...

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Cast Your Vote For This Year’s King And Queen Of Mardi Gras

February 4, 2017 will mark the fifth year of Twin Cedars Youth & Family Services, Inc.’s only fundraising event in LaGrange, Behind the Mask. The goal of this fundraiser is to “unmask” the mission of Twin Cedars: operating programs that help local children and their families, including prevention, advocacy, communitybased foster care and residential housing. The money raised through Behind ...

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Police Still Searching For More Suspects In Newnan Street Murder


LaGrange Police are still searching for four more suspects believed to be involved with the drive-by shooting that killed Daven Tucker in December. Tucker was killed outside his home in the 200 block of Newnan Street on December 17. So far, five suspects have been arrested and jailed in connection with the criminal street gang murder. Charles Lovelace, age 18, ...

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Holiday DUI Records Call For A Reality Check

It’s a tradition for people to welcome the New Year with family, friends, and loved ones. It’s also a time to honor the past and look forward to the future, a time to wrestle with old, unhealthy habits and make steps toward better, brighter changes. However, for others, it is a time to ring in another year of poor decisions, ...

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Several New Developments Headed To LaGrange And Troup County


2017 is upon us and with it the time has come to reflect on the past year and all of the new developments that have been announced for our community. Whether you realize it or not, change is among us and our town is quickly becoming one of the premier destinations in our state. From commercial developments to retail departments, ...

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