Monthly Archives: August 2017

Driver Services Commissioner Applauds Reappointment of Board Members


Commissioner Spencer R. Moore, Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS), is pleased to announce the reappointment of DDS Board of Directors’ Members Bob Pierce, Cobb County Superior Court, and Britt Fleck, Georgia Power, by Governor Nathan Deal. Both had previously been appointed to fill the unexpired terms of past DDS Board Members. With this reappointment, both will serve four-year terms ...

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LaGrange Attorneys Named to State Bar of Georgia’s Bench & Bar Committee


Troup County Chief Assistant Solicitor General Sandra H. Taylor and James C. Thornton of Thornton & Graham P.C., both of La-Grange, have been appointed by the 49,000-member State Bar of Georgia to serve on its Bench & Bar Committee for 2017-18. The committee oversees the Judicial District Professionalism Program and works to identify and facilitate solutions to issues of mutual ...

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Matt Podowitz Spoke For Kids and Gun Safety


Matt Podowitz, an advocate and volunteer spokes man for Kids and Gun Safety, presented a program of awareness and communications for children and adults about the handling, use, safety and responsibility of a variety of firearms. The information was very enlightening and highlighted the need to have the discussion rather than avoid the issue. Education is safety and prevention.  

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Sue Landa and Her Puppy-In-Training Were Delighted To Come Speak at The LaGrange Kiwanis


LaGrange Kiwanians were delighted to have Sue Landa and her puppy-in-training, Karl III, present a program about Canine Companions for Independence. As a volunteer puppy raiser, Sue received her first puppy, Susan, in 1999 and has since continued on an eighteen year journey raising service dogs for people with disabilities. She has had Karl III since September, 2016 and he ...

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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. • Thursday morning about 7:36 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Great Wolf construction site on Tom Hall Parkway in reference to an Entering Auto. Officers arrived and spoke to the complainant, who stated his ...

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Amazing Chocolate Cake


Amazing Chocolate Cake Prep time-10 mins; Cook Time-35 mins Ingredients butter and flour for coating and dusting the cake pan 3 cups all-purpose flour 3 cups granulated sugar 1½ cups unsweetened cocoa powder 1 tablespoon baking soda 1½ teaspoons baking powder 1½ teaspoons salt 4 large eggs 1½ cups buttermilk 1½ cups warm water ½ cup vegetable oil 2 teaspoons ...

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Several Citizens Participate in Focus Groups Surrounding LPD


There can be no doubt that one of the most difficult jobs in the world is law enforcement. Law enforcement officers see the worst in humanity each and every day. From murder, suicide, to gang violence and everything in between, these men and women see horrendous sights all the time. On top of that, public perception of officers has taken ...

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Health Department Restaurant Inspections Report

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store – 105 Hoffman DR. LaGrange GA. Current Score: 97, Previous Score: 90. Health inspector Comments: Drawer coolers having a hardm time maintaining 41 degrees or below, New Violation. Explorations In Antiquity Center – 130 Gordon Commercial DR. LaGrange GA. Current Score: 100, Previous Score 100. Fatdaddy’s – 1310 Hogansville RD. LaGrange GA. Current Score: 99, ...

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Community Calendar

• August 21st: The WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Board of Trustees meets routinely on the third Monday of each month at 5:15 p.m. in the WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Board Room. • September 5th: Lunch and Learn Series! Join the Troup County Master Gardeners on a Free Horicultural Adventure on September 5 with All You Need to Know ...

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