Monthly Archives: January 2017

Circles Hosts Poverty Simulation For College Students


Thursday, January 26, LaGrange College graduate students gathered at the Troup County Baptist Association to participate in Circles of Troup County’s poverty simulation. As a non-profit organization focused on poverty alleviation, Director Sherri Brown and her Circles volunteers know how to create a one-hour program that allows participants to comprehend the exhausting, scary reality of poverty. From utility bills and ...

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Georgia Department Of Education Releases 2016 School Climate Ratings And Financial Efficiency Ratings

LaGrange, Ga., January 26, 2017 – The Georgia Department of Education released the 2016 School Climate Star Ratings and Financial Efficiency Ratings for each public school and district in the state. The ratings are based on the 20152016 school year. They are part of the College and Career Ready Performance Index reports that the state developed to measure public school ...

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Bank Of Hope Donates $1,000 Grant To Dash For LaGrange


DASH for LaGrange, Inc. received a $1,000 grant from the Bank of Hope located LaGrange, GA. for the support of pre-purchase and credit counseling and education for low-to-moderate households in Troup County. Bank of Hope, with its mission to provide banking and lending services to the underserved multi-ethnic population of the community, is aiming to meet the credit and banking ...

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Krewe Of Mask Parade And Party

  A family friendly, authentic Mardi Gras Parade, here in LaGrange? The ‘Krewe of Mask’ parades and celebrates Mardi Gras in LaGrange complete with floats, beads, doubloons, cups and other throws at 7 PM on Saturday, February 11, 2017. This is the first Mardi Gras parade here and as such, you are invited to be a part of history. Bring ...

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John Lewis Gives MLK Speech At LaGrange College


LaGrange College has been and continues to be at the forefront of education and equality here in our community. They have hosted countless events over the years, created many outstanding individuals, and continue to give to the community at large. This past Thursday, January 26, La-Grange College hosted another speaker, one who has gained national attention as of late. Congressman ...

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911 Caller Gets Herself Arrested


LaGrange Police have arrested a woman on a felony charge after she called them out for help. They ended up arresting her though after determining she had threatened to kill a family member over some allegedly stolen property. Tuesday afternoon about 2:06 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 200 block of Vine Street in reference to reports of a theft. ...

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Man Arrested In Home Invasion Domestic Incident


Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a local man on domestic violence charges after he allegedly chased his exgirlfriend into her home and attempted to take the phone from her as she called 911. Thursday night about 9:37 p.m., Deputies with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Walker Village mobile home park on West Point Road in reference ...

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Georgia History Made As LaGrange Seeks Racial Healing


Austin Callaway was only sixteen years old when he was drug out of a jail cell into the streets to be murdered by a white lynching mob in 1940. He was an African American accused of assaulting a white woman, so without a fair trial, without a legitimate, honest investigation from the LaGrange Police Department, Callaway died a brutal, unjust ...

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Red Chili Braised Short Ribs


From Our Table To Yours Recipe for Red Chili Braised Short Ribs In 2016, more than 111 million viewers in the United States tuned in to watch the Carolina Panthers play the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50. The viewership numbers are even more impressive when international figures are added. Simply put, the Super Bowl is one of the most ...

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Monday January 30th

Health Department Restaurant Inspections Report Checkers: 211 Vernon Street, LaGrange, GA. Current Score 97, Previous Score 85. Health Inspector Comments: Need to wipe down ceilings more often (New Violation) and Repair leaking pipe under 3 compartment sink (New Violation). Red’s 2 Skate Center: 305 Old Roanoke Road, LaGrange, GA. Current 100, Previous 100. Health Inspector Comments. Wing N Burger Factory: ...

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