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ZuZu’s Petals Vintage Home Ribbon Cutting

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Over the past few years, the downtown area has gone through some amazingly drastic changes. Economic revival hit the area and we have new places springing up all over the place. From the murals at the chamber building to new shops and high end boutiques, our square and its surrounding areas has really become a modernized area full of shopping, ...

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Dr. Robert Coggins Named West Georgia Health’s 2015 Physician Of The Year


Dr. Robert Coggins, who has served the community for almost 25 years as a gastroenterologist, has been honored asWest Georgia Health’s 2015 Physician of the Year. The award, given annually since 2007, recognizes an outstanding physician whose contributions have made a significant impact on patient care, the medical staff and West Georgia Health. “This year, we received several nominations for ...

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Police Investigating Infant Death

LaGrange Police are investigating the unexpected death of a two-month-old child, who was found unresponsive overnight. Thursday morning about 4:51 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to North Cary Street in reference to an emergency call from the parents of an unresponsive infant. Upon their arrival, the unresponsive child was quickly located and officers immediately began medical treatment. ...

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Troup County’s Engineering Team For Salem Road Bridge Receive GPTQ Award

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The Troup County Board of Commissioners presented Troup County’s engineering team James Emery, Kevin Kinnersley, and Buddy Gratton and Joe McGrew who represented the consulting engineering team from Moreland Aitobelli and Associates with a GPTQ Award. Persons representing the construction contractor team from Southeastern Site Development was Scott Stokes and David Tedder. These gentlemen were tasked with the design and ...

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Martha Howell Weathers

Mrs. Martha Howell Weathers, age 75, of LaGrange, passed away Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at her home. Mrs. Weathers was born November 1, 1940 in LaGrange, daughter of the late Charlie Howell and Dorothy Marie Smith Howell. She lived in La-Grange all of her life and owned Weathers Honda Sales with her husband. Mrs. Weathers was a member of Loyd ...

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Friday December 18th

Community Calendar • December 19th: All adults are invited to join the Active Life Center, 140 Ragland Street, LaGrange, for their monthly dance on Saturday from 7:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. Come enjoy an entertaining evening with Jimmy Smith and the New River Band.Admission is $5.00 at the door! For more information go to or call 706-883-1681. • December ...

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Phillip Benefield, Sr.

Phillip Benefield, Sr. Phillip Benefield, Sr., beloved and loving husband of 52 years, proud father to two sons and friend of nearly anyone he met passed away peacefully the morning of December 15th, at home in Decatur, GA. He was 73 years old. A memorial service celebrating his life is scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, December 18th at Oak Grove ...

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Bellevue Hosts Women’s Club Tea Party

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Bellevue Hosts Women’s Club Tea Party Some of the traditions here in the south are elegant, lasting through the ages and bringing people closer together year after year. One of these happens to be Sunday afternoon fellowship and time with family and loved ones. That is exactly what the La-Grange Women’s Club accomplished with their party this past Sunday. For ...

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LaGrange Tops Callaway Boys, 63-60

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Both teams had everything to win and everything to lose. The Grangers and the Cavaliers put the “r” in this basketball rivalry on Tuesday night. With a standing room only crowd hanging on every jump shot and rebound, LaGrange High closed out Callaway, 63-30 in a hectic boys basketball skirmish on the Grangers home floor. Both teams gave everything that ...

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Comeback Cavs Erase 13-0 Deficit Against Lady Grangers

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Shocking is an understatement. Callaway High School fell behind 13-0 and then rallied for an unlikely 47-42 win over the Lady Grangers on Tuesday night in a heartpounding basketball game. Callaway refused to lose. “Our girls bought in. We attacked the basket. We settled down and played,” said Lady Cavalier Head Coach Deyano Martin. “We made some big buckets.” But ...

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