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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

COMMUNITY CALENDAR • Aug 2 – 4 – Trustbuilding Facilitator Training – If you have taken both the Level 1 and Level 2 classes and are interested in facilitating a class/or small group, register for our ‘train the trainer’ session from August 2 – 4. *** If you are not registered and would like to attend, please email hello@ racialtrustbuilding. ...

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Callaway High to Hold Preseason Scrimmage

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The Cavaliers are back in action Friday, August 10th, as they kick off the unofficial start of the fall season against Starr’s Mill. Callaway will be the away team as they travel to play their preseason game. The Cavaliers have dominated in previous seasons, and their mission is to do even better in 2018. The biggest challenge for Callaway will ...

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The Changing of Times

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Troup County has seen a lot of growth over the years. New buildings, the Thread, and many new additions have helped to make it a beautiful county, but let’s not forget the past in our endeavor to grow. Growing up in Troup county, I can remember going to Hillside and getting a burger and a lemon sour. What about going ...

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Troup High Football to Start August 9 Against Northside Columbus

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It’s almost go time. The Troup High Tigers kick off the unofficial start to the season in less than a week against Northside Columbus in a pre-season scrimmage. The Tigers play the first game of the upcoming fall season on Thursday, August 9th at 7:30 PM at Callaway Stadium. Both the Grangers and the Cavaliers will play their pre-season scrimmage ...

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Juvenile Judge Michael Key Honored by Supreme Court

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The Supreme Court of Georgia today honored Troup County Juvenile Court Judge Michael Key with its Amicus Curiae award, one of the most prestigious awards given by the state’s highest court. Chief Justice P. Harris Hines and Justice David E. Nahmias, Chairman of the Justice for Children Committee, presented the award to Judge Key on behalf of the Court. The ...

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Dollar General Robbed at Gunpoint

LaGrange Police are investigating an incident where a currently unknown man robbed a local Dollar General. Wednesday night about 9:52 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Dollar General on Colquitt Street in reference to reports of an Armed Robbery. Police arrived and spoke with an employee, who stated an unknonwn male entered and brandished a small ...

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City of LaGrange Employees to Hold Litter Clean-Up Event Saturday, August 4th, Public is Invited

City of LaGrange employees will hold a voluntary litter clean-up day Saturday, August 4th, 7-9 a.m. The group will meet at the LaGrange City Hall steps, 200 Ridley Avenue and pick up trash throughout downtown LaGrange. This event is a voluntary event for City of La-Grange employees. The City of LaGrange plans to hold monthly litter pick up events with ...

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What Do You Fear?

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‘The only thing we have to fear is fear itself – nameless, unreasoning, unjustified, terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance.’ – Franklin D. Roosevelt – First Inaugural Address, March 4, 1933. This quote is the most famous fear quote used in history. What do you fear? Everyone fears something. Some fears can be mild, and others ...

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USTA State Tri-Level Tournament to be Held in LaGrange

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The USTA tri-level state tournament returns to La-Grange Friday, August 3rd. The three-day tournament will conclude on August 5th and marks the seventh-straight year that the tournament has been held in LaGrange. The competition is a qualifier tournament that players must win in order to advance to the next round and ultimately become sectional champions. The event features different brackets ...

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Police Arrest Man Breaking into Cars at Hospital

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LaGrange Police have arrested a man who was caught on video illegally entering multiple vehicles parked at the local hospital. Tuesday evening about 6:35 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police department responded to Well-Star West Georgia Medical Center on Vernon Road in reference to an Entering Auto. Officers arrived and spoke with the victim, who stated her gold Kia Optima ...

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