Monthly Archives: December 2018


•December 15, 201 Come Dance with Us! Christmas Dinner Dance The Active Life Center 140 Ragland St. LaGrange, GA December 15, 7:00 – 10:00 PM Admission: $10.00 Featuring: Roger Hammett, Jimmy Smith, & “New River Band”. Adults of all ages. Bring a side/dessert. Door Prizes. Free Christmas Pictures. •Every Monday: Al-Anon-7:00 p.m. at Dallas-Dodd Presbyterian Church, 1244 Wares Cross Road, ...

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Obits–Friday, December 14

Striffler Hamby Joseph William “Joe” Spradlin Mr. Joseph William “Joe” Spradlin was born August 1, 1969 to the late John William “J.W.” Spradlin and Gaynelle Johnson Spradlin. He was employed with Duracell as an Electrician and was a dedicated member of Roper Heights Baptist Church. Joe loved the Lord, his wife, son and entire family. He was passionate about the ...

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Police & Sheriff’s Reports 12-14-2018

Wednesday morning about 4:50 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Shell station on Vernon Street in reference to an unwanted person dumping trash cans out in the parking lot. Officers arrived and spoke with the store clerk, who stated a male, later identified as Troy Roan, had harassed the customers and dumped out the trashcans after being asked to leave ...

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New president named at WellStar West Georgia


Current president Jerry Fulks retiring in mid-January After serving the community of LaGrange – and beyond – as president of WellStar West Georgia Medical Center for almost two decades, Jerry Fulks has announced his retirement effective Friday, Jan. 11. And just before he leaves, he will have the opportunity to walk the halls of WellStar West Georgia with his successor, ...

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Scammer Using Foster’s Auto to Sell Vehicles over Internet


The LaGrange Police Department is warning of a fraudster attempting to use a closed business to scam people into buying vehicles over the Internet. LaGrange Police say they have received several complaints about a male going by the name Brian Lopez, claiming to be the owner of Foster’s Auto Sales, at 1511 Hamilton Road in LaGrange, but the business has ...

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GICH Asking Public Participation on Future Housing Plans


In partnership with the Troup County Center for Strategic Planning, the planning departments of Troup County, LaGrange, Hogansville, and West Point are inviting everyone in the community to participate in current plans for the future of housing throughout Troup County.   The public is invited to participate in determining our community’s future through housing by taking a quick online survey. ...

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Ribbon Cutting for GPS Studios


Congratulations to Lisa and David Arnold of GPS Studios. The LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce recently helped to cut the ribbon during the grand opening of their new location at 204 Broome Street. GPS is a full service production studio that tells clients’ stories by way of the most up to date technology. They first opened back in 2009. They ...

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The Sons of Lafayette Entertain at Thursday Lunch Club


The Thursday Lunch Club (TLC) met at noon December 6, 2018 in the Fellowship Hall of the LaGrange First United Methodist Church. There were 131 guests and 32 performers who enjoyed a delicious holiday meal of Chicken Pot Pie, Steamed Carrots, Cauliflower, Broccoli, Pistachio Congeal Salad, Rolls and Blackberry Cobbler for dessert along with coffee, tea or water. The meal ...

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Ferguson Rep Holds Mobile Office at Chamber


A representative for Congressman Drew Ferguson met with local citizens at the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce Thursday morning to take comments from the public and assist with concerns over federal government issues. Field Representative Max Kirby met with District 3 constituents from 10 a.m. to noon in order to relay concerns to the congressman about federal agencies and help ...

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Hogansville Police Chief Brian Harr Weighs In: Trains Blocking CSX Rail Grade Crossings

A stopped train blocking all downtown CSX rail grade crossings in Hogansville on Tuesday prompted a Facebook alert from the city and an upcoming meeting between city representatives and state transportation executives. Hogansville Chief of Police Brian Harr offered his take on what the city deemed a “major public safety issue,” on Wednesday ahead of the December 18 meeting. “It ...

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