Monthly Archives: October 2017

Howl All About It: Great Wolf Lodge Georgia Set To Open Doors May 31

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Reservations now open and a special introductory discount is offered for reservations booked by January 31. LAGRANGE, GA (October 26, 2017) – Great Wolf Lodge announced today it is accepting reservations for its first Georgia resort, sharing that it will begin welcoming guests on May 31, 2018. As part of its grand opening celebration, Great Wolf Lodge created a special ...

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City Council Hears Presentation on Little Free Pantry Program

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After rescheduling their meeting this week from Tuesday night to Thursday night, the Mayor and Council of LaGrange were back at work after a busy week in Washington D.C. At a recent ceremony naming Chief Lou Dekmar as the President of the IACP, the group has been active this week in representing LaGrange as a place of leadership. At their ...

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LaGrange College Hosts Fall Festival

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LaGrange College is gearing up for fall break and the holidays, with students ready to finish up their semesters and move on to the next or either graduate. However, with the year winding down, that doesn’t mean that the college is slowing down with their fun activities and their give back to the community. This was apparent this past Thursday ...

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Man Accused of Domestic Violence and Robbery at Local Shop

Police are looking for a wanted domestic violence suspect who has allegedly been terrorizing a LaGrange woman and even followed her into a local shop and robbed her in front of employees. The most recent incident in a string of domestic altercations occurred Tuesday afternoon about 3:45 p.m., when officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Citi Trends ...

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Child Injured in Ann Bailey Way Collision

A four-year-old girl was injured Wednesday morning during an auto collision at the intersection of Ann Bailey Way and Scholar Lane near Franklin Forest Elementary School. The accident occurred around 7:39 a.m. just before school Wednesday morning. The young child was airlifted to Egleston Children’s Hospital in Atlanta with what police estimate were non-life-threatening injuries. Other than the injured child, ...

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Halloween to be Celebrated on Tuesday, October 31st

LaGrange, Ga. October 26, 2017 – The City of LaGrange will celebrate Halloween Tuesday, October 31st. The city does not set a date or time for Halloween. Unless your individual neighborhood designates a different day for Halloween, it will be Tuesday, October 31st. Saturday, October 28th Downtown LaGrange will host the 27th Annual Chili Cook Off and Trick or Treating ...

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Fleeing Suspect Wrecks Car, Injures Passengers

Police have issued warrants for the arrest of a man accused of leading them on a short high speed chase. Officers don’t know why he fled though. The man ended up wrecking his car and injuring his two female passengers, ostensibly over nothing. Monday night shortly after 9 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department were patrolling the area of ...

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LaGrange Police Chief Sworn in as IACP President

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LaGrange, Ga. October 25, 2017 – LaGrange Police Chief Lou Dekmar is officially the President of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, or the IACP. The IACP is the world’s largest law enforcement leadership organization. After his swearing in, Dekmar addressed the thousands of law enforcement leaders across the world to announce his initiatives for the upcoming year including ...

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Community Calendar

October 29: Troup County Branch NAACP – Annual Freedom Fund & Honor Banquet. Sunday at 6:00pm at the Del’Avant Event Center 141 Main Street LaGrange, GA. Speaker: Rev. Dr. RL White. Tickets: $25.00 per person… Purchase 10 tickets, you can reserve a table with your name on it1 Contact person: Ernest Ward-706302.0345. • November 7th: Lunch and Learn Series! Join ...

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Blade Runner 2049 Review (Spoiler Free): When We’re Less Than Human and When We’re More

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What does it mean to be human? To be truly human? It’s a question too large for our minds and a question that often times remains without an answer. Yes, philosophers and scholars have tried many times to answer the question in various forms but fall short. Throughout the centuries, writings, lectures, and eventually film have all tried to tackle ...

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