Monthly Archives: March 2018


• March 24: Saturday, 2018 iSweat RED 5K Funrun and Health fair will be held at The Thread at Granger Park from 10am – Noon to promote physical and mental health awareness. It is FREE to the community. There will be fun activities for adult and kids. There will be giveaways, inflatables and health physicians on site. The Health Fair ...

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Rotary International Tree Planting Project: LaGrange Rotary


On Saturday, 3/3, members of the Rotary Club of LaGrange worked together with members from La-Grange College Rotaract, Troup High School Interact and West Georgia Community Interact clubs and family members to plant 200 trees at Camp Viola. This project was a part of worldwide effort to plant a tree for every member in each local Rotary club. LaGrange also ...

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Reel Big Bass: Lake Harding Fishing Tournament a Blast


The Reel 30 Bass Trail tournament opened for competition on Lake Harding Sunday, March 11th. Weather conditions again proved unfavorable, as competitors spent a day out in the cold and rain. Undeterred, a great crowd of dedicated fishermen turned out for a successful tournament. The competitors weren’t the only ones to come out in large numbers. Several four-to-five pound fish ...

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LaGrange Soccer Takes Down Cedartown


LaGrange boys soccer advanced to 2-0 in region play with a sound defeat of Cedartown Tuesday night in Callaway Stadium. The Grangers ground out a 3-1 victory with sound defensive playing. The Grangers scored an early goal in the first half of play before the game stagnated 1-0. Unable to answer offensively, Cedartown failed to put themselves on the board ...

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Up The Creek: LaGrange Tennis Serves Up Trouble


In what has become a sort of routine, the LaGrange boys and girls tennis teams demolished two overmatched Sandy Creek squads at Granger Park on Tuesday. With each team coming away with a perfect 5-0 match, the Grangers cemented their dominance with a stellar performance on the court. LaGrange tennis remains rooted in Granger tradition, playing with the fiery spirit ...

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In Full Bloom: Callaway Gardens Prepares for Azalea Season


As of March 15th, local nature attraction Callaway Gardens has been on “Azalea Watch”. It’s that time of year in Georgia again, for the bare bushes to come alive with bright pinks and purples. Every year, the Azalea bloom draws hundreds of people to Callaway Gardens. The Gardens are lucky to have some native Azaleas as well as those that ...

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Troup County will Complete the Paving of the First Rubber Road


This week, Troup County will complete the paving of the county’s first “rubber road” on the new Tom Hall Parkway. The project used over 32,000 pounds of recycled tire rubber (RTR) in the top layer or “wearing course” of the road, which represents the rubber taken from over 2,500 end of life passenger tires. The productive and profitable reuse of ...

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Man Charged with Domestic Incident

Tommy Murphy Staff Writer A local man was jailed over the weekend after he got angry with his girlfriend for staying out all night and allegedly slammed her head into a door. Early Saturday morning about 5:41 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 900 block of Kissler Street in reference to a domestic disturbance. Officers arrived ...

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Coverson Speaks to Mayor and Council on Communities in Schools

The Mayor and City Council of LaGrange were back at work this past Tuesday, March 13th, with their regularly scheduled work session and meeting. The group has a lot of important things coming up, with their yearly retreat fast approaching and preparations already being made for the budget this summer. At the meeting that night, there was a special delegation ...

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