LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — April 22, 2016

Published 12:00 am Friday, April 22, 2016


Events: Jefferson Street Market featuring local wares and produce is 9:30 a.m. to noon at 625 Jefferson St.

Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings 10:30 a.m. for women, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Churches: Trinity SDA Church Prayer and Bible Study Center at 710 Jenkins St. holds a free Bible study from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Pastor Walter Gordon, 706-812-0760


Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Celebrate Recovery, a faith-based recovery program, meets at 3 p.m. at Hogansville First Baptist Church.

Churches: Rock of Ages Baptist Church on West Hopson Road hosts homecoming service with singing and preaching starting at 10:30 a.m.

Solomon Grove Missionary Baptist Church observes the Rev. Crawford and Linda Strozier’s 14th anniversary. The Rev. Alford Booker, pastor of Mt. Gilead Baptist Church, is guest speaker at 11 a.m., and the Rev. Michael Jackson, pastor of Confidence Missionary Baptist Church, is guest speaker at 2:30 p.m.

Thankful Baptist Church, 1195 Cannonville Road, celebrates its 114th church anniversary and mortgage burning to commemorate paying off church debt at 2:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be pastor Chris McCambry of Greater Jehovah Baptist Church, Grantville.

Welcome Baptist Church in the Redline Community celebrates its annual Women Day at 2:30 p.m. with guest speaker Mickena Kitchens, associate minister of Smyrna Baptist Church.

Callaway Baptist Church hosts discipleship training, youth and children’s classes at 5 p.m.

Uplifting Your Faith Ministries, 104 Youngs Mill Road, hosts spiritual counseling/healing at 5 p.m. with Bishop R.L. Darden.


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.

A political forum is 6 p.m. at Del’Avant, 141 Main St., featuring candidates for state Senate District 28 and United States representatives for District 3. The LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce, Troup County Republican Party and Troup County Democratic Party host the forum.



Legacy Museum on Main, 136 Main St. in LaGrange, hosts the exhibit Lifting More Voices: Early Troup County Black History through Sept. 16. The museum is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday and usually the first and third Saturdays of each month from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To check Saturday openings or schedule a group visit, call 706-884-1828.


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.