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The Senior Corps annual Christmas recognition luncheon is sponsored by the Troup County Health Department. The group honors folks who routinely volunteer their time to participate in the Foster Grandparents and Senior Companions program.  (Photo By: Melanie Ruberti | Daily News)

Senior companions honored for their work

Some local volunteers lifted their voices in song, danced, received gifts and prizes plus enjoyed a delicious lunch and each other's company at Del'Avant on ... Read more

3 days ago by Melanie Ruberti.

Jo Phillips and Tina Eturralde adjust a wreath on the window of the Callaway home at the Hills & Dales estate.

Hills & Dales decks the halls

The staff at Hills & Dales is decking the halls this week in preparation for Christmas tours beginning on Saturday, and they have cooked up ... Read more

1 week ago by Alicia Hill.

Public Safety Director Lou Dekmar shakes the hand of   a LaGrange Police officer during the department's annual inspection.  (Submitted)

Attention to detail: Department holds annual inspection

All officers and investigators with the LaGrange Police Department were on hand last week for their annual inspection by Public Safety Director Lou Dekmar in ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Melanie Ruberti.

Shoppers gather in the food court of LaGrange Mall after taking part in Black Friday sales.

Stores busy on Black Friday

Local stores got off to a slow start on Black Friday, but by lunch time, crowds of shoppers filled stores downtown and the mall. Read more

2 weeks ago by Alicia Hill.

Rick Brock poses for a photo in Golden's Bike Shop in front of a map of the proposed route of the Thread Trail.

Local bike shop owner passionate about small town

The Daily News’ weekly Neighbors series features one person from LaGrange and the surrounding area. This week we sought out Rick Brock, the owner of Golden’s ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alicia Hill.

Todd Willis views one of the key ingredients on the internet for creating a Cajun turkey rub that will create a  creole flavor.

The ‘King’ of turkey frying

Throughout most of Troup County, Todd Willis is known as the owner of Parmer-Willis Monuments at 2134 West Point Road. But in some local circles, Willis ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Melanie Ruberti.

New Ventures Inc. CEO Dave Miller points out all the renovations that were taking place inside their new building in August. The organization allowed part of their new facility to house the LaGrange-Troup County Warming Center, which will open on Sunday. (File)

New warming center to open this weekend

Folks without a place to call home will be able to stay warm this weekend as colder temperatures sweep through the area. Read more

3 weeks ago by Melanie Ruberti.

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Neighbors: Joyce Sato

The Daily News’ weekly Neighbors series features one person from LaGrange and the surrounding area. This week we sought some culinary inspiration with Joyce Sato ... Read more

3 months ago by bni.

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Vanishing Troup: Three railroad depots

LaGRANGE — Nutwood is a home built in 1833 by famed architect Cullen Rogers. It is surrounded by 200-year-old pecan trees on Upper Big Springs ... Read more

3 months ago by bni.

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Neighbors: Blake Trent

The Daily News’ weekly Neighbors series features one person from LaGrange and the surrounding area. This week we sought a little heavenly guidance with Blake ... Read more

3 months ago by bni.

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