Monthly Archives: June 2019

Nutwood Plantation Winery Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening Event


Tammy Greathouse Staff Writer The historic Nutwood Plantation Winery is nestled on a beautiful ten acre farm just off the beaten path of South Davis Road near Interstate 85. Owners Neil and Trish Leichty have created a wonderful venue for special events, weekend dinners, weddings, and relaxing entertainment. The 6,000 square ft Winery and tasting room currently offers 11 different ...

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LaGrange -Troup Chamber of Commerce and Community Celebrate Rhodes Sports Bar’s Ribbon Cutting Ceremony


On June 26, 2019, Rhodes Sports Bar and the LaGrange Chamber of Commerce (Chamber) conducted its official ribbon- cutting recognizing Rhodes Sports Bar as a new inductee into the Chamber and as a new business operating in the City of LaGrange. Rhodes Sports Bar opened in February 2019 and is located at 1604 Whitesville Road. It is a family-owned business ...

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Obits — June 28, 2019

Higgins Richard Avery Smallwood Mr. Richard Avery Smallwood, Sr. age 76, of LaGrange, passed away on June 24, 2019 at the WellStar West Georgia Medical Center.  Mr. Smallwood was born on December 10, 1942 in Lanett, Alabama to the late Henry Grady Smallwood and Thelma Manning Smallwood.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five siblings. Mr. Smallwood ...

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Robber Leaves Empty Handed when Employees Refuse to Give Up Money

Tommy Murphy Staff Writer LaGrange Police are investigating a robbery that was reported Saturday night at a local fast food joint, where the robber left empty handed when employees refused to give him any cash. Late Saturday night about 11:34 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Burger King restaurant on Roanoke Road in reference to a ...

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Vernon Woods Retirement Community Held a Sock Hop and Car Show


Tammy Greathouse Staff Writer A 50’s sock hop, barbecue, bake sale, and car show was held at Vernon Woods Retirement Community on Saturday June 22. Sloppy pig donated the food for the event. Residents and Employees of Vernon Woods baked items for the bake sale. This was the first time the car show was combined with the fund raiser for ...

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One Arrested for Home Invasion, Second Suspect Still at Large


Tommy Murphy Staff Writer West Point Police have captured one suspect and are looking for another from a home invasion that allegedly occurred early Sunday morning. Sunday morning about 5:30 a.m., officers with the West Point Police Department responded to the 600 block of Frank Hall Jr. Street in reference to reports of a home invasion in progress. Police say ...

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Troup County School System HB 251 School Choice Applications Now Available

Troup County School System parents and legal guardians of kindergarten through twelfth grade students may request a transfer to another school in the district under House Bill 251. If granted, the transfer will be in effect for the 2019-2020 school year. All applications and supporting documentation must be received by July 15, 2019. All mailed applications and supporting documentation must ...

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