Monthly Archives: November 2017

Love in LaGrange: A Christmas Story (Part One of Three)

It was a glint of fire hair against the fog of the coffee shop window that first caught my eye about her. It was every romance movie that anyone had ever seen all wrapped up into one singular moment of space and time. She was typing away on her steel plated Macbook at a wooden table, her cheek resting on ...

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Community Calendar

• December 6: The Annual Angel Of Hope Memorial Service will be held Wednesday, December 6th at 7:00pm at the memorial site on the grounds of Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center, adjacent to hospice parking lot.This is a candlelight memorial for family, friends and loved ones who have experienced the loss of a child. • December18th: The WellStar West Georgia ...

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Annual Christmas Parade Set for Thursday Night

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It’s that time of year again when the lights go up, the reindeer come out, and the town settles into the Christmas spirit. Downtown LaGrange has exploded with life recently, with people out enjoying the holiday shopping and all of the other wonderful amenities that are offered in LaGrange and Troup County every year at this time. The new Sweetland ...

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Woman Claims Someone Stole and Wrecked Her Car, Police Think Otherwise

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LaGrange Police have arrested a local woman on several misdemeanor charges after she allegedly wrecked her car into a telephone pole and then claimed the car had been stolen. Sunday evening about 6:25 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 1300 block of Brownwood Avenue in reference to a motor vehicle accident. Officers arrived and found an abandoned grey Ford Focus ...

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Atkins Never Gets Tired Of Winning, Toting The Football

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From head-to-toe, D.J. Atkins has a lot of daring, a sprinkling of agility and a ton of talent. The Callaway High senior running back knows how to style and profile. Atkins also knows how to make defenders miss. Atkins is an athlete and a track star in football cleats. He plays hard and all out for every second and each ...

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Cavaliers Stick Together After Tough Playoff Loss To Trojans

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To their credit and to their football soul – one and all – the Cavaliers remained true to their bloodlines. Callaway High is still a tight-knit football team despite a 31-0 setback to Brooks County on Friday night in the Class AA state quarterfinals. The Cavaliers still have a bond that will not be broken, not even with the season-ending ...

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Police & Sheriff’s Reports

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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. • Monday night about 8:28 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 200 block of North Dawson Street in reference to a burglary. Officers arrived and spoke to the male complainant, who stated that unknown person(s) ...

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Ark Refuge Feeds Many during Thanksgiving Luncheon

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Thanksgiving has come and gone. People are out hitting the sales hard, working on getting that perfect gift for that special someone. Our fridges are full of leftover turkey and our closets are beginning to fill with hidden Christmas presents. However, while some were celebrating this Thanksgiving with friends and family, many went without food or laughter in their lives. ...

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Community Calendar

• November 29: Original art prints for sale at Active Life Senior Center from 1-3 p.m. Prices range from $10 to $100. Support your local artists. • December18th: 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. • Now ...

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