Monthly Archives: March 2017

Kiwanis Hosts 22nd Annual Pancake Breakfast

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First Baptist Church on the Square was packed to the brim this past Saturday, March 4. Once again, it was that traditional time of the year where the local Kiwanis Club hosted their annual Pancake Breakfast. The breakfast has become a staple of the club and an event that many, many people looked forward to each and every year. For ...

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LaGrange Mall Launches Color For A Cause In Support Of Local Organizations

LAGRANGE, GA (March 3,2017) LaGrange Mall announced the launch of Color for a Cause, an event series that raises funds and awareness in support of local organizations. The first event will be held on Tuesday, March 14th from 5:00 pm-7:00 pm and features March of Dimes, LaGrange Memorial Library, The Salvation Army, Harmony House, and American Cancer Society. Color for ...

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Optimist Club Names Winner Of Boys Oratorical Contest

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The Optimist Club returned this week with the second half of their oratorical contest to pick the winner of the Boys portion of the contest. For over 30 years, the Optimist Club has participated in the oratorical contest. Even further back than that, since the early 1950’s to be exact, the Club has been a part of the community and ...

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Man Shot On Troup Street, Suspect Claims Self-Defense

Police are investigating an incident where a local man was shot on Troup Street in LaGrange Tuesday afternoon. A suspect in the shooting has been identified and he is now behind bars on unrelated charges, while police detectives investigate whether the shooting was justified. Tuesday afternoon about 3:23 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to Troup Street near ...

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United Way Of West Georgia & The Magnolia Society Announce Talent Show Fundraiser

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The Magnolia Society, a Women’s Leadership Council of United Way of West Georgia, announces a new fundraiser for 2017. LaGrange Has Talent is an exciting opportunity for residents of Troup County to showcase their performance talent while raising funds for the Early Learning programs in our community. The contest officially kicks off this fall with video submissions in September, and ...

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Child Cruelty Charges For Family

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Living In “Deplorable” House Conditions Hogansville Police have removed a family of six, including two small children, and droves of animals from a residence in the 4700 block of Mountville-Hogansville Road after their home was found to be unsafe. The four adults and two children were relocated Monday afternoon after officers with the Hogansville Police Department received an anonymous animal ...

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Friday, March 10th

Community Calendar • March 10th:The next Ballroom Dance will be held on Friday, at 8 p.m. $20. per couple. Dressy attire. Snacks and finger foods are welcome – not mandatory. Come enjoy waltz, swing, slow dance, foxtrot, cha-cha, tango, samba, quick step, polka and more! The Mike Skipper Band will be playing. For more information on local dance lessons or ...

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Friday, March 10th

Police & Sheriff’s Reports The individuals listed have been cited/arrested/charged in Troup County. However, this is not an admission of guilt. All parties are considered innocent until proved guilty. • Monday morning about 10:04 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to LaGrange Nursing and Rehab on West Point Road in reference to a theft. Officers arrived and made contact with management, who ...

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