Monthly Archives: September 2019

Detour Open House


The second detour open house to replace the bridge over Flat Shoal Creek was held Wednesday September 10. The open house was intended to provide information on the project, and give the ones in attendance the opportunity to give comments. The project that is being proposed will be an upgraded bridge that will be able to take on the amount ...

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Ex-Granger Mon Denson will Play Against No. 2 Alabama on Saturday

There is a LaGrange connection in this Saturday’s Alabama-South Carolina football game in Columbia. Former Granger standout Mon Denson will suit up and play for South Carolina in the 3:30 p.m. CBS kickoff at Williams-Brice Stadium. Denson, a senior running back, is averaging 13 yards per carry so far this season. Denson, a low-to-theground tailback at 5-foot-10 and 215 pounds, ...

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Laying of the Wreath Ceremony on LaGrange Square Commemorates Marquis de Lafayette

Sons of the American Revolution Firing the Salute at the Marquis de Lafayette Commemorative Celebration.

The second annual wreath laying and commemoration ceremony in honor of Marquis de Lafayette was held on the LaGrange square on Friday, September 6th. Members of the Lafayette Alliance, ThINC Academy, Sons of the Revolution, and Callaway Middle School mentors and students gathered in front of the statue of Lafayette to celebrate the 262nd birthday of Lafayette, and to honor ...

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Obits — September 13, 2019

Higgins Mae Dean Stewart Johnston Mae Dean Stewart Johnston, of LaGrange, passed away on September 10, 2019 at the WellStar West Georgia Hospice. She was born on May 5, 1925 to the late Olin Stewart and Lily Mae Stone Stewart in Randolph County, Alabama. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Albert Thomas Johnston, ...

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9/11 Memorial Challenge

Firefighters participated in full gear

September 11 is a date that is circled on American calendars; it’s a day that will live in infamy. In 2001 this date sent shock waves through the United States of America due to the terrorist attacks made on this country. People of all ages during this time can somewhat remember the impact it had on them and their peers. ...

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Exciting News for Callaway Middle


For the fifth year in a row, Callaway Middle School is a part of the Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) initiative. You may hear students talk about it. You may hear staff talk about it. Now, the entire state of Georgia is talking about the PBIS successes that have taken place at CMS! So what exactly is it? PBIS ...

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Slow Cooker Lemon Garlic Chicken


Ingredients: 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 2 tablespoons butter 1/4 cup water 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules 1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley Directions: In a bowl, mix the oregano, salt, and pepper. Rub the mixture into chicken. ...

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LaGrange International Friendship Exchange Offers aGreat Opportunity to Meet Your Neighbor


LaGrange International Friendship Exchange Offers aGreat Opportunity to Meet Your Neighbor The 4th annual LIFE festival was held on Main Street in downtown La-Grange on September 7th. The LIFE Festival is a celebration of culture, art, music, and foods from around the globe provided by our local citizens. The festival is a three day event, culminating with the “Music for ...

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Postal Driver Accused of Reporting Fake Robbery

Tommy Murphy Staff Writer LaGrange Police have issued arrest warrants for a United States Postal Service delivery driver, who is accused of filing a fraudulent police report about a robbery that never occurred. The investigation into the alleged incident began about two weeks ago, on August 28, when officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to Woodchase Drive in reference ...

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