Monthly Archives: September 2017

Church Calendar

• September 10: Pastor, C.W. Martin and the Valley Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 126 Grady Street, LaGrange, GA will celebrate its 98th church anniversary at 2:00pm. • September 11: Camp meeting Jubilee 2017. At Old Pathway Baptist Church, 350 South Davis Rd. LaGrange, GA 30241. Starts Monday Night Sept. 11 Thru Wednesday the 13th at 7PM. Morning services will be ...

Read More »

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. • Sunday night about 10:07 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to Whitesville Road Elementary School in reference to reports of gunshots fired from a vehicle. Officers arrived and spoke with the complainant, who stated that he ...

Read More »

4-H Summer Camp Reflections


Some of the most exciting and memorable events put on by 4-H each year is overnight summer camp. Each camp is held at one of 5 4-H centers throughout Georgia and go Monday through Friday. This year Troup County 4-H had students attend Cloverleaf Camp (5th and 6th graders) at Camp Wahsega near Dahlonega, GA, Marine Resources Camp (6th-8th graders) ...

Read More »

Man Hides Cocaine From Police Then Insists It’s His


Police have arrested a felony drug suspect who initially attempted to hide some cocaine, but then insisted was his after being caught. Friday night about 7:30 p.m., officers with the La- Grange Police Department were patrolling the area of Carver Street near Brown Street when officers noticed several people gathered outside a known drug house. As they slowly rolled by ...

Read More »

Happy Days: A Five Days A Week Day Care And Education Center


There is a company here in LaGrange that truly cares about your children and that wants to take care of them while you are off at work with your busy schedule. That place is Happy Days Learning Center. Owner and Operator Sabrina Hayes, who is also your bus driver, caretaker, and all around caregiver for your children, and her staff ...

Read More »

Kiwanis Hears Presentation On Camp Dogwood


The Kiwanis Club here in LaGrange is constantly on a mission. That mission consists of giving back to those in need, raising money for various charitable causes, and making sure that their members stay plugged in and active to all of the ongoing things happening in our community. This past Thursday, August 31st, the group held their regularly scheduled meeting ...

Read More »

Community Calendar

• The Troup County Democratic Party will meet on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 2:30pm. The meeting will take place at Griggs Recreation Center, 716 Glenn Robertson Dr., LaGrange, GA. We will have an update on the SPLOST vote. Arrive 15 minutes early for an opportunity to meet the speakers. • September 18th: The WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Board ...

Read More »

Man Killed in Domestic Shooting, Police Still Investigating

LaGrange Police are investigating a homicide that appears to have occurred during an early morning domestic fight on North Cary Street. The investigation into the incident began Sunday morning about 4:45 a.m., when officers with the La-Grange Police Department were initially called to the Wood Glen Apartments on North Cary Street in reference to an unknown problem. While en route, ...

Read More »

Holiday Weekend Marred By Tragedy

Tragedy struck West Point Lake over Labor Day weekend when two young children drowned while their family visited the lake from out of town. Sunday afternoon about 4:17 p.m., emergency service personnel from the Troup County Sheriff’s Office, Troup County Fire Department, along with paramedics rushed to Earl Cook Beach on Lower Glass Bridge Road in reference to reports of ...

Read More »