Monthly Archives: December 2017

Young Singers of West Georgia present a Christmas Memories Concert

Young Singers of West Georgia (YSWG) will present Christmas Memories, their holiday concert, at New Community Church on December 8th and 9th. This performance will consist of heartwarming and entertaining songs from a variety of genres. The show features group performances, large and small, of Christmas classics and favorites. Young Singers of West Georgia consists of over 100 performers ranging ...

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Georgia Trend names WGMC #1 Large Hospital for 2017

For the fourth time in five years, Georgia Trend magazine has named Well-Star West Georgia Medical Center the No. 1 Large Hospital in the state for 2017. WellStar WGMC also placed at the top of Georgia Trend’s annual hospital report in 2013, 2015 and 2016. Jerry Fulks, President of WellStar WGMC, said earning the top spot is a wonderful achievement ...

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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. • Sunday night about 9:03 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 100 block of Carver Street in reference to an Entering Auto. Officers arrived and spoke with the complainant, who stated her Dodge Avenger had ...

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Drunk Driver Tries to Take Truck Down Bike Path


LaGrange Police have arrested a Hogansville man after he allegedly drunkenly crashed into a barrier that meant to prevent vehicles from entering a jogging/ bike path at Granger Park. The incident occurred early Sunday morning about 6 a.m. Officers with the La-Grange Police Department initially responded to Granger Park in reference to reports of a motor vehicle collision from a ...

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Sentury Tire’s AvanTech Launches Industry-First Tire Subscription Service


Sentury Tire is bringing the industry a new concept – a tire subscription service called AvanTech. Sentury Tire, a global advanced-technology tire manufacturer of automotive and aircraft tires, is set to build a $530 million tire manufacturing facility in LaGrange serving as its North American headquarters. LaGrange along with the entire region will see the benefits of Sentury Tire with ...

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County Commissioners Honor 4H Students at Morning Mission


This past Tuesday morning, December 5th, the County Commissioners were able to get hands on with some local students, honoring them for some recent achievements. There are many incredible young men and women all throughout Troup County and recently, 4H students competed at state competition, placing very well against challengers from all across Georgia. That Tuesday morning, some of these ...

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GA-AL AACA Raises $13,000 for Charitable Donations


The time of the year is upon us once again for the generosity of the Christmas season. People are buying gifts for family members of course, but people are also going out of their way to find ways to give back to those that are in need, especially during a difficult holiday season. One local group has been expanding tremendously ...

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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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From Hills and Dales to Lagrange’s Front Doors: Annual Boxwood Christmas Wreath Workshop


This past Friday and Saturday, December 1st and 2nd, the usually spotless floors of Hills and Dales Estate were covered in fresh greenery and berries. In preparation for Christmas, Hills and Dales hosted its annual Christmas wreath workshops. This workshop usually stirs a great turn out, and this year was no different. Every spot at the decorating table was filled ...

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WellStar West Georgia Hospice Volunteers’ 28th Annual Poinsettia Sale


Orders for the WellStar West Georgia Hospice Volunteer’s 28th annual poinsettia sale began rushing in October 1st this year, and continued through early November. The team started delivering the poinsettias this past Monday. There was plenty to do as Hospice volunteers and volunteers from all around the community arrived at Garden Solutions ready to help. Some familiar faces were at ...

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