Monthly Archives: June 2017

Chamber Honors Several Teachers of the Year


The Chamber recently celebrated all things education, from pre-k to higher education institutions. All across Troup County, there are teachers that are dedicated to serving and helping our children grow into men and women that will benefit the community. These teachers often work long hours in a sometimes thankless field. The Chamber sought to honor these men and women and ...

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Dixie Youth Baseball: All Star Team Players Announced – Brackets Set – Practice Started!


Dixie Youth Baseball: All Star Team Players Announced – Brackets Set – Practice Started! There was activity once again at the George Harris Complex in LaGrange, GA as practice has started for the Dixie Youth Baseball All Star tournament.  Troup County will have teams representing the 8 year olds, 9/10 year olds and 11/12 year olds.  Troup County has historically ...

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Nearly 400 Paddlers To Journey on Etowah River during Paddle Georgia 2017 June 17-23


This Saturday nearly 400 people will embark on a 7-day, 106-mile adventure on the Etowah River as part of Georgia River Network’s (GRN) Paddle Georgia 2017. Regarded as the country’s largest week-long canoe/kayak camping journey, the event will take participants from Dawsonville to Rome, with stops near Cumming, Canton, Cartersville and Euharlee. Paddlers, ranging in age from 2 to 75 ...

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Church Calendar

• June 25: Welcome Baptist Church, 120 Redline Community, Pastor J.R. Ware, Min. Rosemary Smith and Min. Larry Asberry, would like to welcome you, to help celebrate their summer Homecoming and Revival. Speaker Pastor Leonard, Edenezer Baptist Church, Franklin, GA. Revival, June 27th, 28th, and 29th at 7:00pm. Speaker Pastor J. Terry Barnes, Rocky Mount Baptist Church. • Louise United ...

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4-H Shotgun Team Shooters Qualify For State Competition


4-H Shotgun Team Shooters Qualify For State Competition Troup County 4-H Shotgun Team had a great day on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at the Northwest District Modified Trap Qualification Match held at Griffin Gun Club in Griffin, Georgia. 11 participants from the team competed in a field of 225 shooters. Competitors in high school are placed in a senior division ...

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Ferguson Votes to Give Consumers Greater Financial Freedom, Access to Capital

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Drew Ferguson (R-Ga.) today voted for the Financial CHOICE Act. This legislation would cut the regulatory burden imposed by Dodd-Frank. “After the 2008 global financial crisis, our state experienced more bank failures than anywhere else in the nation,” said Ferguson. “Instead of creating stability and incentivizing much needed economic growth, Dodd-Frank only continued to harm our ...

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Tomato Troubles

We’ve had somewhat of an early spring this year. Many of our gardens have gotten off to a great start. If you’ve noticed that your tomato plants are growing well but you don’t have any flowers, this may be a fertilizer problem. Lush, vegetative growth is usually due to over fertilizing with water soluble liquid fertilizer. Many of these fertilizers ...

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