Monthly Archives: March 2018

Super Bowl Champion Malcom Mitchell Reads Across America at Callaway Elementary


When Robyn McCann, Physical Education Specialist at Callaway Elementary School (CES), heard about Malcolm Mitchell’s reading program, she knew he would be a great boost for the young learners at CES. According to Mc-Cann and the staff, from the moment he walked through the gymnasium doors and waved to the students, he did not disappoint. Mitchell, a University of Georgia ...

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Boating Safety Courses Offered at West Point Lake

Free personal watercraft and boating safety courses will be held at West Point Lake throughout the summer, with the first class scheduled for April 14, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern Time. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Auxiliary Flotilla 08-01, in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at West Point Project, ...

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Curl Up & Dye Salon Holds Grand Re-Opening Ribbon Cutting


This past Friday, March 16th people gathered to Curl Up & Dye Salon to celebrate their grand reopening. Golda Brown, manager of the salon welcomed everyone to her newly remodeled location. Still located at 307 S Greenwood Street in La-Grange, the salon got an updated new look. The Chamber of Commerce was on hand to congratulate Golda on her accomplishments ...

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Spring is Here and with it, Rebirth and Color have Come


Spring is finally upon us, with the first day occurring on Tuesday, March 20th. For many, it is a favorite time of the year with flowers beginning to bloom, warm weather, and the promise of summer just around the corner. Spring is a time of birth and life; a time where old things become new and many exciting promises of ...

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Troup County Board of Commissioners Hold Work Session


The Troup County Board of Commissioners met this past Thursday, March 15th for their regular work session. There were several items on the agenda that morning, as Troup County citizens, several boards, and departments all had business with the commissioners. The work session began with a local resident of Troup County reflecting on the “Roaming Dogs” Ordinance. Her neighbor had ...

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Mayor Meets at Griggs Recreation Center for Third Town Hall Meeting


This past Thursday, March 15th citizens of LaGrange gathered at the William Griggs Recreation Center to ask Mayor Jim Thornton their questions and share their concerns with him. As part of the Mayor’s annual Town Halls, this meeting was constructed to allow the public to approach their elected officials with their ideas for improvement of the city that may be ...

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Convenience Store Clerk Shot in Armed Robbery

Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators are searching for a man who robbed a local convenience store and shot the female store clerk. Thursday night about 11:22 p.m., deputies with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office responded to Summit Fuel Station on Upper Big Springs Road in reference to reports of a shooting and armed robbery. Deputies were quick to respond and arrived ...

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Elderly Man Jailed for Strange Domestic Shooting


An older male has been arrested by Sheriff’s Deputies after he allegedly assaulted a young female with a firearm. Early Thursday morning about 6:40 a.m., Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Priscilla Drive in reference to gunshots inside a residence. Troup 911 received a call from a female inside the home indicating that a male had a gun and had ...

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Jason Clark is Presenting the Southeastern Reptile Rescue at Memorial Library


Everyone is invited to attend our March 20th meeting featuring Jason Clark with ‘Southeastern Reptile Rescue’. The meeting will be held at LaGrange Memorial Library located at 115 Alford St., LaGrange, Ga. from 5:30 to 6:30. Southern Reptile Rescue is operated by Jason and Sarah Clark along with their family members. Mr. Clark presents educational programs of nuisance and abandoned ...

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