Monthly Archives: March 2017

Sunrise Service Calls Names Of Lynching Victims In Georgia

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This past Sunday morning, March 19, a special event in Georgia, the first of its kind, took place at a sunrise service. Southview Cemetery, located off of Hamilton Road, served as the site for this special event. Southview is believed to be the final resting place of young Austin Callaway who was drug from the Police Station in LaGrange in ...

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American Red Cross Heroes Breakfast

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There are many organizations in our world that are dedicated to helping people affected by tragedy, heartbreak, and loss. One of those organizations is the American Red Cross. Since 1881, they have been a constant in the lives of those in need, helping to prevent suffering and be a helping hand to those that are in need. Here locally, the ...

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Friday, March 24th

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. • Tuesday night about 11:32 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Whispering Pines apartments on Hogansville Road in reference to a theft. Officers arrived and spoke to the victim, who advised ...

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Friday, March 24th

Community Calendar • March 28th: Career Success on March 28th at 10-2 pm at the Callaway Conference Center, 220 Fort Drive, LaGrange. Bring your resume and a great attitude. Dress for Success, Possible on the Spot Interviews, and Community Resources. Sponsored by West Georgia Technical College, Georgia Department of Community Supervision, Pathways, and the Georgia Department of Labor. • March ...

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Friday, March 24th – Obits (5)

Bonnell Dorrough Mrs. Bonnell Kidd Dorrough, age 95, of Hogansville, passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at the home of her daughter in Pooler. Mrs. Dorrough was born December 10, 1921, in Hogansville, daughter of the late Thomas and Lucile Burson Kidd. A lifelong resident of Hogansville, she had been employed at Uniroyal, Inc. and at Playtex International, was a ...

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