LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — Jan. 1, 2016

Published 12:00 am Friday, January 1, 2016


Keep Troup Beautiful hosts Bring One For the Chipper 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the recycling center at 530 S. Davis Road in LaGrange. Anyone who brings a recyclable item to the center will be entered in a drawing for three separate gift baskets supplied by KTB. Participants are encouraged to bring Christmas trees and old electronics to drop off. Drop off sites also will be at the recycling centers in West Point, 1601 Station Road, and Hogansville, 2601 Mobley Bridge Road, and a dumpster will be in the Hogansville Police Department parking lot.


Events: A beginner scrapbook class is offered at the Active Life Center on Ragland Street at 1 p.m. There is no cost for the class. A registration form and supply list can be picked up at the center.

Meetings: Reservations are due for the Thursday Lunch Club, which meets at noon in the fellowship hall of First United Methodist Church on Thursday. Cost is $6 per person. Call 706-884-4635 or email to reserve a space.

Hogansville City Council meets at 7 p.m. at City Hall.



LaGrange Art Museum presents the exhibition Mirror Mirror through Jan. 16. in partnership with Hills & Dales for a year-long celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Callaway family home. Featuring portraiture mirroring portraiture, the exhibit takes a look at portraiture across centuries and cultures, and will include some Troup County residents. LaGrange Art Museum, 112 Lafayette Parkway, is open Tuesday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 706-882-3267


Listings for ‘In our community’ are presented for events happening in the next three-day period, space permitting. To submit an item, email it to, fax it to 706-243-6354 or drop it by our office at 105 Ashton St. Deadline for submissions is noon two business days prior to the item’s earliest run date. For more information, call 706-884-7311, Ext. 2153. A weeklong listing appears in the weekend edition.