Monthly Archives: December 2017

Downtown Merchants Make Christmas Merrier


Downtown Merchants gathered at LaFayette Square this week to present a $1000.00 check to Katrina Self of CASA of Troup County, Inc. The funds were generated by downtown’s annual Holiday Sip & Shop event and will be used by CASA to purchase Christmas gifts for the children serviced by their agency. Many CASA volunteers work in downtown businesses and are ...

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Student and Staff Recognitions at the Troup County School Board Meeting

There was a lot to celebrate this past Thursday night, December 14th, at the meeting of the Troup County School Board. In addition to their regular meeting, the board also held a recognition ceremony for several students that have excelled in many areas of education. Between Callaway High School Drama students and several AP students, there were many to recognize ...

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LHS Freshman Class Gives Gifts to Teachers of the Year


The Christmas spirit continues to grow here in La-Grange and Troup County. With Santa poised to make his return this upcoming weekend, there is cheer in the air and people are going out of their way to show each other how much they care for one another. Gratitude such as this was on full display this past week at LaGrange ...

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City of LaGrange Honors “City Inspired” Employee Competition Winner


The City of LaGrange is proud to announce the winner of the “City Inspired” employee competition is Tommy Brown. Brown is the City of La-Grange Vehicle Maintenance Supervisor and has worked for the city for 44 years. In November, the city held a contest to help kick start its “City Inspired” campaign with city employees. They were asked describe what ...

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Springfield Baptist Church/Hogansville,Ga Honored the Second PAYCE Education Computer Class


Springfield Baptist Church/ Hogansville, Ga honored the second PAYCE Education Computer class graduates on Saturday, December 16, 2017. Computer classes are offered to Adults with little or no computer experience. This is a 10-week course on Tuesdays from 9 am to 10:30 am. Next session will begin on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 9 am. Limited seating is available and ...

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Woman Arrested for Falsely Reporting Car Stolen


LaGrange Police have arrested a local woman for False Report of a Crime after she allegedly falsely claimed that her vehicle had been stolen. The whole investigation began about a month ago on November 20 around 6:30 a.m. when officers with the LaGrange Police Department were called to the Lee’s Crossing Apartments on OldAirport Road in reference to a stolen ...

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City Councilwoman Norma Tucker spoke to the Girls with Pearls Mentoring group at Callaway Middle School


City Councilwoman Norma Tucker spoke to the Girls with Pearls Mentoring group at Callaway Middle School. The mentoring program is designed for 7th and 8th grade girls. Our mission is to build a relationship with the girls at CMS. The mentors focus on Appearance, Attitude and Academic Success. Ms. Tucker’s topic was SUCCESS. She gave encouraging words on how to ...

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Stankiewicz, Thornton and Tramell Discuss Issues

In the final State of The Community luncheon, presented by the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Jackson Heating & Air, mayors from the three municipalities in Troup County discussed common issues facing the cities and plans to address the challenges ahead. The 2016 State of the Cities report, compiled by the National League of Cities, identifies the ...

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Dariel Daniel Grind Starts Thursday; Garner: “We want to win every match.”


Some hot-blooded wrestlers will walk through the doors at Troup High tomorrow for the start of the Annual Dariel Daniel Grind. The wrestling field is stacked with 11 teams, including Mt. Zion from Atlanta, East Coweta, Carrollton, Jones County out of Gray, Central Carrollton and Troup High. There is not a heavy favorite in the two-day tournament, which will commence ...

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