Monthly Archives: March 2018

Happy Planters: Hills and Dales Hosts Storytime in the Garden


This past Saturday, March 24th, children around the community were welcomed to put on their listening ears and gather together at Hills and Dales Estate. Special Guest Linda Copeland, children’s book author, was in attendance to read to the children. Though the morning was a little chilly, the kids were excited to make some new friends and to hear some ...

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The Ray: Lighting the Way for Transportation Ecology


The Ray C. Anderson Memorial Highway has just celebrated its one year anniversary. This 18-mile stretch of sustainable, drivable highway stands as a testament to Interface founder, Ray C. Anderson and his mission for sustainability. Allie Kelly, Executive Director of The Ray recently attended the first Georgia International Business Park meeting, and had plenty of interesting updates on The Ray ...

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Traci Jones is Congratulated for 10 Years of Dedicated Service


Congratulations to Hogansville Customer Service Representative Traci Jones on her 10 years of dedicated service to the City of Hogansville. Traci was recognized by the City Council and City Manager at Monday night’s bi-monthly meeting. She joined the City on her birthday back in 2008. We are proud to have her as a team member serving our customers with her ...

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• March 31 – EASTER PET PARADE: The 13thAnnual Pet Parade benefiting the Humane Society of Harris Country will be held at the entrance to Longleaf at Callaway community off of Hwy 354, Pine Mountain. The event will take place Saturday, March 31 at 10:00 am. There will be prizes for several categories including best outfit and best bonnet. Included ...

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Terry Irvin Receives a Certificate of Appreciation for Meter Reading


Hogansville Police Chief Brian Harr presented a Certificate of Appreciation to Meter Reader Terry Irvin during Monday night’s City Council meeting. Terry was recognized for his “dedication to providing outstanding service to the Hogansville community” and his “knowledge and awareness of the community that identified a serious situation in the 500 block of Askew Avenue” on February 28, 2018. Terry ...

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New Alzheimer’s Association Report Reveals Sharp Increases in Alzheimer’s Prevalence, Deaths and Costs of Care


For the second consecutive year, total payments to care for individuals living with Alzheimer’s or other dementias will surpass a quarter of a trillion dollars ($277 billion), which includes an increase of nearly $20 billion from last year, according to data reported in the Alzheimer’s Association 2018 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures report released today. New findings from the report ...

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The American Red Cross Honors Local Heroes at Breakfast Event


Many organizations in our world are dedicated to helping people affected by tragedy, heartbreak, and loss. One of those organizations is the American Red Cross. Since 1881, they have been a constant in the lives of those in need, helping to prevent suffering and being a helping hand to those that are in need. Here locally, the Red Cross continued ...

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Entering Auto Suspect Drops Crack Pipe After Police Interview


Police quickly located and arrested a masked man who was spotted breaking into a vehicle Wednesday night, but things only got worse for him later when he attempted to discard a suspected crack pipe at the police station. Wednesday night about 8:15 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department were called to the area of Peter’s Street near Hamilton Road ...

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Sustainable Together: Georgia International Business Park Talks Collaboration


Business leaders gathered together this past Thursday, March 22nd, to discuss the new Georgia International Business Park. This 10,000 acre business community is Georgia’s largest sustainable business park, and no development was necessary. LaGrange was already home to the businesses and the infrastructure that makes up the GIBP. Connected by the Ray C. Anderson Memorial Highway, the GIBP encompasses businesses ...

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