Monthly Archives: February 2017

Sheriff’s Office Request New Deputy From County Commission

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It was a bright and sunny Friday morning on February 17th when the commissioners held another of their regularly scheduled work sessions. From their conference room on the third floor, you could see the beauty of the downtown square and the construction on the downtown hotel in the distance. At this meeting, the commissioners would handle several items of business ...

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Sheriff’s Deputies Prepare For Annual Car Show

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Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies have begun taking pre-registration for their eight annual car show benefitting Camp Pineland. This year’s event is scheduled for Saturday, May 6, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pyne Road Park, located at 4481 Roanoke Road in LaGrange. Each year the funds from the charity car show go to benefit the Georgia Sheriff’s Association’s Youth ...

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Man Escapes House Fire On Cedar Street

A local man had to flee his home last week after discovering a fire within his residence. Firefighters quickly responded and put out the blaze, which caused thousands of dollars worth of damage, but fortunately no one was injured. On February 10, at about 4:30 p.m., firefighters with the LaGrange Fire Department were called to the 100 block of Cedar ...

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West Georgia SHRM Receives National Recognition

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The local West Georgia Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) became the recipient of the 2016 National SHRM Pinnacle Winner Advancing the Profession, Small Chapter Category. The Volunteer Leader Resource Center of SHRM described West Georgia’s project and its completion process that led them to this tribute: The West Georgia SHRM Chapter led the collaborative effort to ...

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Valentine’s Not So Sweet For Local Couple

On Valentine’s Day night while most folks were out with their wives and sweethearts, local police were investigating a disturbance between two lovebirds in a relationship that had apparently soured. Tuesday night about 9:30 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded to the 700 block of DeGroat Street in reference to a domestic dispute. Police say further investigation into ...

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LaGrange College Unveils The Name Of New Science Building

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After years of planning, months and months of construction, and a few days of last minute touches, LaGrange College faculty, staff and supporters gathered on Thursday, February 16 to finally unveil the name of their new science building: the Ida Callaway Hudson Lab Sciences Building. Ida was born on April 18, 1935 to Fuller E. Callaway Jr. and Alice Hand ...

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Man Arrested Over Toy Gun

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LaGrange Police has arrested a man on two violent charges after he apparently threatened another man with a toy gun over rent money. Wednesday afternoon about 12:37 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Daniel Street Food Mart in reference to a disturbance, where a man had allegedly threatened and punched another subject in the face. Police ...

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Taxicab Yellow Tomato Soup With Fresh Basil Pesto

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From Our Table To Yours Recipe for Taxicab Yellow Tomato Soup With Fresh Basil Pesto Soup is a versatile dish that can include a vast array of ingredients and even be served in a number of ways. Often an appetizer, soup can work as a dinnertime entree or accompany a sandwich to make for a hearty and fulfilling lunch. Though ...

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Monday February 20th

Health Department Restaurant Inspections Report Arby’s-Love Travel Stop#376: 1621 Bass Cross Road, Hogansville, GA. Current Score 99, Previous Score 99. Health Inspector Comments: Clean the floors in the back room (New Violation). Chick-Fil-A-Commerce: 116 Commerce Avenue, LaGrange, GA. Current Score 98, Previous Score 90. Health Inspector Comments: Work on detail cleaning equipment and under (Repeat Violation). China Express: 135 Commerce ...

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Monday February 20th

Community Calendar • February 21st: The LaGrange Sierra Club invites everyone to our February 21st meeting at LaGrange Library located at 115 Alford St. LaGrange, Ga. Refreshments and welcome will be at 6:30 PM and the meeting will begin at 6:45. Our guest speaker will be Neill Herring. Neill ,a veteran Sierra Club and Riverkeeper lobbyist, will present a 2017 ...

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