Monthly Archives: December 2017

First United Methodist Hosts New Horizon Choir at Thursday Lunch Club


This past Thursday, December 7th, First United Methodist Church in Downtown LaGrange hosted their Thursday Lunch Club in the church gymnasium. Almost every seat was filled with excited locals ready for good food and even better fellowship. This monthly event was made doubly special by the New Horizon Choir from First Baptist Church on the Square, making an unforgettable holiday ...

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LaGrange’s Rotary Club Hosts Speaker for Twin Cedars and Safe Families


LaGrange’s Rotary Club is well-known for helping the community and giving back. They are often inspired to do so through the speakers that present at their weekly meetings. This Wednesday, December 6th, the Rotary Club hosted Candi Gibson, who hoped to raise awareness about Safe Families, a Twin Cedars program designed as an alternative to foster care. Safe Families is ...

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Federal Court Dismisses NAACP Lawsuit Against City of LaGrange

A federal judge dismissed the lawsuit filed in May 2017 by the NAACP and others against the City of LaGrange regarding utility billing practices. Judge Timothy C. Batten, Sr., ruled the complaint against the City failed to state a claim for which relief could be granted under the Fair Housing Act. “We always believed the City would prevail in this ...

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Committed to Troup County: Interface Breaks Ground on Environmentally Conscious Kyle 2 Plant Expansion


This past Tuesday, December 5th, Interface continued its story here in Troup County with their groundbreaking ceremony for the first phase of their Kyle 2 Plant Expansion. The Kyle 2 facility, named after one of Interface’s original officers Joseph H. Kyle, was built in 1988 and has been used for manufacturing since that time. It has been meeting Interface’s needs ...

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Pineland Hosts Annual Christmas Program and Lunch


There are some organizations in our community dedicated to making the future brighter for troubled and at risk youth. The Georgia Sheriff’s organization is one of those groups of people that want to lend a hand to children in need and they do so in many different ways. The organization has found a spot here in La-Grange where boys that ...

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Shoplifting Leads to Felony Narcotics Arrest


LaGrange Police have arrested a West Point woman on multiple felony charges after she allegedly stole a few small items while carrying a bag of crystal meth. The whole incident started Monday afternoon around 2:40 p.m., when officers with the LaGrange Police Department were called to Walmart on New Franklin Road in reference to Shoplifting. Police arrived and spoke to ...

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Community Says Goodbye to Local Lawman

There’s a reason that movie directors often choose to set funerals in the cold and rain. It’s meant to imply that the Earth itself is mourning the loss of someone special. Maybe it’s a coincidence, but God chose to cloud the area with cold and bitter rain the day he called Deputy Arthur Ransom home. Ransom passed away at an ...

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Faith Baptist Church Hosts Church Safety and Security Seminar Presented by The Troup County Sheriff’s Office


Tuesday evening, December 5th, people from all over the community braved the torrential rain to congregate at Faith Baptist Church. Everyone had the same goal in mind: keeping their churches safe from danger. Faith’s Pastor Donald Yancey opened the evening, then Jason Ritter began the safety presentation. Jason Ritter has been in public safety for 18 years. He currently works ...

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Lions Club Hosts LaGrange College Choir

LaGrange College Chamber Choir performs for The Lion's Club

There is something special around this time of year, a certain magic in the air. In this time of giving and expression, there is a lot going on and a lot of people want to provide something meaningful to the conversation. With all of this Christmas spirit, one of the best ways to spread the cheer is through song. There ...

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Community Calendar

• December 10: Troup Community Choir wil be hosting their Annual Christmas Cantata. 7:00pm at Warren Temple United Methodist Church 416 E. Depot Street, La-Grange, GA 3024. Everyone is invited to attend! • December 16: Come Dance With Us Christmas Party. The Active Life Center at 7 til 11pm. $10.00 per person. 140 Ragland Street. Featuring Jimmy Smith “New River ...

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