Monthly Archives: December 2017

Bellevue Hosts 2017 Christmas Tea Event


Bellevue was once again filled this weekend with the smells of delicacies and some piping hot tea. Yes Once again it was time for the ladies of the La-Grange Women’s Club to come together and celebrate the holidays with one another. This home, throughout all of her years, has never truly been empty. Her halls have always been filled with ...

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Snow Day in LaGrange


Many residents of Troup County were hoping for a snow day this past Friday, December 8th. While none of the schools let out and just a few flurries blew through amidst the sleet on Friday, LaGrange woke up on Saturday to a winter wonderland. The southern tradition of rushing to the grocery store to grab carts full of water bottles, ...

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Community Calendar

• 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 – July 2017: Pasaquan Works on Paper by Eddie Owens Martin. Regular Museum Hours: Tuesday-Friday 9-5PM and Every Third Saturday from 1-4PM. The LaGrange Art Museum ...

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Sons of Lafayette Delight Crowd for Holiday Concert


The music of Christmas has effectively taken over once again, as is tradition for this time of the year across the country. From catchy jingles to deep, powerful hymns, there is Christmas music for all ages and genres that undoubtedly puts everyone in the holiday spirit. Many carolers and other groups find their way out in the community to sing ...

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Hogansville Kicks Off Christmas Season


The City of Hogansville started out the Christmas season with a bang Saturday, December 9, with their annual Christmas on Main Street Celebration. The event kicked off in the morning with the Christmas Bazaar, a new event with vendors at Askew Park in downtown Hogansville. The bazaar was a holiday themed mini-festival with vendors and crafts. The idea for the ...

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Deputies Looking for Escaped Convict


Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies are currently asking for help in locating a man wanted for Felony Escape. Deputies say William Luther Maggart walked off of his Lee’s Crossing job and failed to report back to Troup County Work Release on Friday, December 8. Maggart was part of the work release program while serving time at the Troup County Jail for ...

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Meyer, Saban Make Recruiting Pitstops At Callaway High School

It was not your normal day or two in Hogansville. Last Tuesday and Thursday two of college football’s winningest coaches, Urban Meyer of Ohio State and Nick Saban of Alabama, paid a visit to Callaway High School. It was a recruiting trip for both coaches and so much more for CHS. “There was an electric atmosphere (around here). The teachers ...

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Third Grade Students Receive Dictionaries Thanks to CLCP


Debbie Burdette, Director of Troup County CLCP (Certified Literate Community Program), recently visited each elementary school to present a dictionary to every third grade student. While she is better known to the young audience as Mama Jama the Storytelling Mama, there was no way she could depart from the groups without sharing a story to get them excited about receiving ...

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