Monthly Archives: October 2017

Epps and Wolfe to serve as Grand Marshals for 41st Annual LaGrange Christmas Parade


Carl Von Epps and Ricky Wolfe, two local leaders who have worked to build community for decades, most recently as the founding partners of the Racial Trustbuilding initiative, will serve as the Grand Marshals for the 41st Annual LaGrange Christmas Parade on November The theme for this year’s parade, “Let There be Peace on Earth,” was inspired by the 1955 ...

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Musical Brings Treasured Book to Life


Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel “Little Women” has been beloved by generations. The story of the March family has inspired many films, television serials, operas and musicals, the most recent performed on Broadway in 2005. It is that 2005 version that is coming to the stage of Price Theater when La-Grange College Theatre presents “Little Women: The Musical” at 7:30 ...

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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. • Wednesday afternoon about 1:49 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 100 block of Johnson Street in reference to Theft by Deception. Officers arrived and met with the female complainant who stated that in April ...

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Chloe Sanguine Holds Book Signing for Second Book Telling Stories of Pine Mountain


Our community holds many natural, beautiful sights and sounds. Elegant establishments, historical houses, and nature’s natural beauty surrounds us all on a daily basis. This is especially true to Pine Mountain. Holding a historic downtown and all of the majesty and wonder of Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain is a shining jewel and holds many things dear and precious to its ...

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LaGrange Police Chief Honored for ‘Exceptional Strength, Courage, and Compassion’


LaGrange, Ga. September 25, 2017 – LaGrange Police Chief Louis Dekmar will be honored in Washington, D.C. for his ‘exceptional strength, courage and compassion when confronted by the forces of hate.’ The 23rd annual Anti-Defamation League In Concert Against Hate will be October 30th at the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts. Chief Dekmar is one of only four ...

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Steve Close: Local Artist Highlights Troup County’s Artistic Resources


A South Florida native and long time Troup County resident, Steve Close is our featured artistoftheweek. Steve is a graduate of Troy State University with a degree in art education. Upon moving to LaGrange, Steve owned and operated a local art and frame shop. While working in his established business, he also pursued his original desire to create portraits. However, ...

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Rotary Hears Program on Telluride Film Festival at LaGrange College


The Rotary Club here in LaGrange has once again returned in full force to giving their members the most exciting and current programs, educating them on all of the happenings here in LaGrange and Troup County. At the meeting this past Wednesday afternoon, September 27th, the group held a meeting that focused on a relatively new development here in the ...

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The Newest Yoga Class, Stress Break


4-H is inviting all Troup County students in 5th-12th grade to attend our newest series, Stress Break. We will be meeting the first Monday of every month starting on October 2nd, 6:30-7:30pm at the Ag Center HWY 27 Hamilton Rd and Vulcan Materials Rd in LaGrange. We will spend a few minutes each meeting learning tips and techniques to help ...

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Community Calendar

• 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 – 1 pm at the LaGrange Memorial Library, 115 Alford Street, LaGrange. For more information call 706882-7784. • October 16th: The WellStar ...

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Hogansville Begins Festival Season with Trail Run

Hogansville held its annual Tower Trail 5k Run/Walk Saturday morning as a part of the yearly Hummingbird Festival activities. The annual 5k run has become a mainstay of the festival lead up which includes several supplementary events. The fundraiser run is heading into its fourth year and has quickly become one of the favorite events leading up to festival weekend. ...

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