Monthly Archives: September 2019

The Walk to End Alzheimer’s was a Huge Success in LaGrange!

Debbie Jones, Executive Sales Director for Vernon Woods Retirement Community Holds an Orange Flower in Support of the Walk to End Alzheimer's.

Vernon Woods Retirement Community has served as the location for the La-Grange annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s for the past several years. Debbie Jones, Executive Sales Director for Vernon Woods, said “It was such great turn out and as always we appreciate the community for support”. The walk is a wonderful event that is held each year in about 600 ...

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•Rotary Club -Interested in community service, personal development and camaraderie? Join a worldwide fellowship by being our guest at the Rotary Club of LaGrange. We meet each Wednesday at noon at the Highland Country Club. Call membership chair Chase Hall at 706.302.1486, or president Susan Ferguson at 706.333.2303 for more information. •Saturday, September 21; 7:00pm -10:00pm Come Dance with Us! ...

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Church Calendar

•September 21, 6:00 p.m. Stovall Baptist Church, 14 Hardy Street, Greenville, GA. 3rd Saturday night singing featuring Kingdom Express. For more information call 706-882-2386. • September 28, 1-3 p.m. Meet and Greet with Author Rodney Rogers at Eastside Baptist Church. Refreshments will be served. •September 29, 10:00 a.m. Family and Friends Day will be during morning service . All past ...

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Christ’s Corner


Christ’s Corner ACTS 8:26-27 NASB “But an angel of the Lord spoke to Philip saying, “Get up and go south to the road that descends from Jerusalem to Gaza.” (This is a desert road.) So he got up and went;” “Get up and go”. So he got up and went. I really like coming across these verses like this. I ...

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Traylor Pulls in Winning TD Catch, Grangers Top Hampton, 18-14


Sometimes winning ugly can be a beautiful thing. LaGrange High had one of those games as it won despite the fumbles and penalties. The Grangers erased two deficits and defeated Hampton, 18-14 on Saturday night in a backand- forth non-region football game at Callaway Stadium. The game was up for grabs until the final seconds. LaGrange High persevered and took ...

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Update: Four Shot after Block Party Turns Violent


Four people were shot late Saturday night after a block party in the Elm Street area of LaGrange turned violent. Late Saturday night about 10 p.m. officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 1400 block of Elm Street in reference to reports of multiple gunshots fired in the area. Police arrived and found multiple victims over the course ...

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Juvenile Accused of Sexual Battery

Tommy Murphy Staff Writer A 15-year-old male juvenile was accused of sexually assaulting a female employee of Twin Cedars Youth Homes. Investigation into the alleged incident began on the afternoon of September 10 around 4:26 p.m., when officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded to the Twin Cedars Hudson Cottage on East Depot Street in reference to sexual assault. Officers ...

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Cavaliers Cruise Past Cross Keys, Callaway Holds Indians to 43 Yards


Nobody can unload his bench quite like Callaway High football coach Pete Wiggins. He got 90 players into the game, and he watched his Cavalier team run Cross Keys ragged in a 690 shutout on Friday night at Callaway Stadium. The Cavaliers did virtually everything right, including scoring on the first play from scrimmage on a Tank Bigsby 65-yard touchdown ...

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Tigers Earn Their Stripes, Troup Edges Harris County, 27-21


On a night when they could have easily lost, the Troup High Tigers dug deep and found a way to survive. Troup High needed a fourth quarter touchdown run from senior tailback Trey Williams to secure a 27-21 win over Harris County on Thursday night at Callaway Stadium. Williams scored the winning touchdown in the football game on a 21-yard ...

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2019 Activity Professional of the Year


On Wednesday, the Georgia Health Care Association was thrilled to honor their 2019 Activity Professional of the Year, Sandra Ross of Wellstar Florence Hand Home, during the Activity Professionals Installation Dinner at the Affiliates Annual Meeting and Quality Summit at Lake Lanier. Congratulations to Sandra Ross!    

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