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


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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Police Reports–8-03-2018

Monday morning around 9:19 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Vernon Road area in reference to a black GMC Sierra driving recklessly on the wrong side of the road. Officers located the vehicle and began to conduct a traffic stop near the intersection of Lukken Industrial Drive and Orchard Hill Road. Prior to conducting the stop, ...

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Obits–Friday, August 3

McKibben MRS. BETTY S. WHITE Mrs. Betty S. White, 81, of Hogansville, passed away Monday, July 30, 2018, at Pruitt Healthcare in Greenville. Mrs. White was born February 2, 1936, in Hogansville, daughter of the late Richard Sellers and Leila Hale Sellers Birdsong. A resident of Hogansville most of her life, she retired from Bank of America after many years ...

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The Changing of Times


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


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


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?


‘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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