Monthly Archives: February 2018

Why We March: March for Babies Informational Lunch Prepares Volunteers

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Since its foundation in 1938 by President Roosevelt, the March of Dimes has been an integral part of keeping people healthy, curing diseases, and staying at the cutting edge of medical research. March of Dimes had strong beginnings, with their research the main contributor to Dr. Jonas Salk’s invention of the polio vaccine. March of Dimes continues to work to ...

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The Porcelain Dolls Dancerettes are an Unbreakable Team

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BRING IT! is entering its 5th season on Lifetime. Fans of the show know its high intensity, high talent dancers and amazing routines, but this season local fans will also get to see some familiar faces. The Porcelain Dolls Dancerettes from LaGrange, Georgia have secured a feature on the show. Their most recent competition on February 3rd took the Dancerettes ...

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Heart Truth Speaker to Share Lessons on Becoming a ‘Super-ager’

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Author, speaker and musician Connie Carey will return as the keynote speaker at WellStar West Georgia Medical Center’s 11th Heart Truth for Women Luncheon on Tuesday, Feb. 20. Carey will present “How To Be A Super-Ager: What Every Woman Needs To Know” at the luncheon, which will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Callaway Conference Center at ...

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Citizen’s Police Academy Week 3: Active Shooter Response

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This week the LaGrange Police Department Citizen’s Police Academy covered a topic that most don’t often think about, but could very well save a life. The third week focused on the response to an active shooter threat. Older folks know that the idea of a mass shooter wasn’t always a part of our collective conscious. It seems like they happen ...

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LaGrange-Troup County Chamber Schedules Troup Works Launch Meeting

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The Troup Works initiative, a workgroup of the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce, has scheduled a town hall meeting to launch this important workforce development project. The community is invited to attend the meeting on Monday, February 12 from 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM at the Callaway Conference Center, 220 Fort Drive in LaGrange. “This town hall meeting is the ...

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Community Calendar

• February 9: Ballroom Dancing Night. 8:00pm-10:00pm. 7:00pm Complimentary Dance Lesson. Featuring a Live band :Mike Skipper Band.” Active Life Wellness Center. 140 Ragland Street – LaGrange. Admission: $20.00 per couple. Adults of all ages are welcome. For more information call: 706-883-1681. • February 17: North Columbus-LaGrange District Christian Board of Education will be hosting a Women’s Conference Saturday at ...

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“It’s a Spellabration”: The 20th Annual CLCP Corporate Community Spelling Bee Set to Return at the End of February

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As Mrs. Debbie Burdette would say, “Buzz Buzz”, it’s almost that time of year once again to assemble your team, open your dictionary, and prepare for the 20th annual spelling bee at the Callaway Conference Center. For two decades now, the spelling bee has become an early year tradition, raising money for a great cause and putting some of our ...

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Post Super Bowl Passing Causes Arrest

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LaGrange Police have arrested a man who drunkenly crashed into a parked vehicle after the Super Bowl late Sunday night. Sunday night about 10:45 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded to the 900 block of Troup Street in reference to an auto collision. Officers arrived and spoke to Tony Pickett, who was determined to have struck a parked, ...

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Robertson and Gyening Speak at Republican Meeting

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The political season is almost upon us, with primaries for the state quickly approaching. As such, the different political parties are gearing up for hopeful seasons across the state. There are many state level elections that are heading our way soon and each of the parties is preparing by keeping their people informed about the issues and the politicians that ...

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