Monthly Archives: September 2017

Cadet Roychan was Named Cadet of the Month


Callaway High School JROTC Cadet Roshin Roychan was named Cadet of the Month for August 2017. During the month of August, Cadet Roychan consistently displayed outstanding leadership skills, academic skills and spirit of service before self. He has also served admirably as the Deputy Corps Commander of the CHS AFJROTC GA20068. Roychan is pictured here with JROTC Instructors Lt Col ...

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Downtown Director to Retire


LaGrange, GA. September 25, 2017 – Bobby Carmichael, Executive Director of Downtown La-Grange Development Authority, announced his intention to retire. He plans to step down from his postion as soon as his successor has been hired. Carmichael has served as Executive Director since 2011 and has been instrumental in such notable downtown projects as the Del’avant Event Center, District 4 ...

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Tire Pro Business Review


Since 1989, Tire Pro has occupied 211 Bull Street and has served the LaGrange community. It is family owned and operated by Lou Rachmuth. He and his wife Gail have been La-Grange residents for over 30 years. They raised two daughters that were very involved in various aspects of the community while Lou ran the business and Gail taught k-12 ...

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School Nurses Push Childhood Cancer Through the Door


LaGrange, Ga., September 19, 2017 – September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and Troup County School System (TCSS) nurses decided to ‘Go Gold’ to tackle awareness. Christy Mason, RN Health Care Coordinator for TCSS said a door decorating contest would be a powerful conversation starter to help bring childhood cancer awareness to student and adults. According to Mason, cancer is ...

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Community Calendar

• September 28: The Troup Retired Educators will meet Thursday at 11:30 at Highland Country Club. For lunch reservations, please call 706-882-9655. • October 3rd: Lunch and Learn Series! Join the Troup County Master Gardeners on a Free Horicultural Adventure on October 3 with Bulbs in the Georgia Landscape. Every first Tuesday of every month. Bring your own lunch, 12 ...

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Man Charged with Robbery on His Own Front Porch


LaGrange Police have arrested a local man as a result of a domestic complaint where he allegedly forcibly robbed a female on his own front porch. Saturday afternoon about 3 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 600 block of Park Avenue in reference to domestic disturbance. Officers arrived and met with the female complainant, who stated ...

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Wild Leap Brew Co. Opens to Huge Crowd at Grand Opening this Past Weekend


Downtown LaGrange took a huge step this past Saturday night, September 23rd, when after months of planning, preparations, and dedicated work, Wild Leap Brew Co. opened its doors with a grand opening and huge crowd of people eagerly awaiting the doors to open. From visualization to preparation, conceptualization and finally completion, the intertwined story of Wild Leap and the City ...

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Troup High School Loses Comprehensive from Title by School Board Vote

The school board here in Troup County had a lot of business to cover at the monthly meeting this past Thursday night, September 21st. With preparations for the new elementary school “A” underway, the board also made some changes to several other schools, including a rather significant change at THS. After the approval of minutes and the student/staff recognitions, the ...

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Horace King Street Fire Thought to be Arson

LaGrange Police are investigating a house fire that occurred over the weekend as potential arson. Sunday morning, Firefighters with the LaGrange Fire Department responded to a residential fire in the 500 block of Horace King Street in reference to a structure fire. Firefighters responded and made quick work of extinguishing the fire in the vacant brick frame residence. Fire investigators ...

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Freeman Remains Loyal To Braves, Atlanta Slugger Is Batting .317

Freddie Freeman is a different breed for sure. For most professional athletes they are all about two things – making millions and winning championships. Freeman has done a lot of the former, but not so much of the latter. As a matter of fact, Freeman, the Braves first baseman, has played on just two Atlanta teams that have appeared in ...

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