Monthly Archives: April 2019


• Wednesday, May 1, 2019 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Blood Drive Troup County Government Center Jury Assembly Room, 100 Ridley Avenue, LaGrange, GA 30241. Sponsored by the District Attorney’s Office. To make an appointment please visit and enter sponsor code: TCGC or call 1-800-RED-CROSS. For questions contact Nick Matthews at 706-298-3715 or Phyllis Williams at 706-298-3717. Streamline your donation ...

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High School Senior Receives Memorial Scholarship


The Tolly McCall Burch Memorial Scholarship Committee has announced the 2019 award of its scholarship to Sally Elder, an outstanding LaGrange High senior who will graduate this May. Miss Elder will receive $2,172.00 towards the tuition fees of the college of her choice. The Tolly McCall Burch Memorial Scholarship is administered by the Junior Service League of LaGrange. This scholarship ...

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High School Young Women Learn About Self-Care Through Communities in Schools


Learning about selfcare, health, and wellness was one of the main themes of the Communities in Schools (CIS) Women’s Health Expo at Callaway High School. The inaugural event served as a kick-off for the organizations expansion into Callaway High. CIS currently serves: • Berta Weathersbee Elementary • Callaway Middle School • Gardner Newman Middle School • LongCaneMiddle School CIS will ...

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The LaGrange Sierra Club Invites Everyone to Come Learn about the Green New Deal!

A multimedia presentation focused on prioritizing common sense responses to the threats that climate change poses to our society – the people and places we love. We encourage all citizens to stand up for our common health and well being through comprehensive, democratic action. Our speakers will be John Noel & Dawn Randolph, both former candidates for Public Service Commissioner ...

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The Rotary Club Learns about Football


Melanie Turner Editor Troup High School head football coach Tanner Glisson had lunch with the Rotary Wednesday, and told the them not only about football, he also shared his joy of working with the players. Coach Glisson shared his views on coaching and the fact that his players have a 100 percent graduation rate. He has taken the Tigers from ...

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Area Residents Provide Assistance to Senior Community


Local residents and businesses joined together to benefit the senior community at College Hill Apartments at 600 E 8th Street in West Point on April 13th. Due to the age and healthconstraints of residents, their desire to improve the landscaping of the facility has been a challenge. As a part of the National Registry of Historic Places College Hill Apartment ...

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From Romping in the Yard to Battling Lyme Disease


Melanie Turner Editor Warm weather is here and we are oh so glad that it is, but at the same time there must be a wind of caution that breezes thru with the beautiful weather that is at hand. Along with the fun of warm weather also comes the fear of ticks on pets and in the grass. One of ...

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