LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — May 13, 2016

Published 12:00 am Friday, May 13, 2016


Events: Lloyd Presbyterian Church, 500 Upper Glass Bridge Road, hosts a yard sale 8–11 a.m. in the community building.

God’s Breadbasket, a food pantry serving Hogansville residents, is open 9 a.m.–noon.

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.

The National Alliance on Mental Illness Family hosts support groups for those with a mental illness and for their family and friends at 10:30 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 120 Broad St. in LaGrange, led by trained facilitators. 706-594-4714

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.

Alpha Xi chapter of Omega Psi Phi fraternity meets at 5 p.m. at the 100 Black Men of West Georgia Resource Center on Union Street.

Churches: Roper Heights Baptist Church hosts homecoming services with singers The Ward Family at 10 a.m. with lunch to follow.

Rocky Mount Baptist Church hosts its 15th pastoral anniversary of the Rev. J. Terry Barnes with guest speakers the Rev. W.E. Harris at 11 a.m. service and the Rev. E.L. Jimmerson at 2:30 p.m. service.

Canaan Baptist Church, 5930 Mooty Bridge Road in LaGrange, hosts its Deacon Ordination and Recognition Celebration at 2 p.m. with guest speaker and church the Rev. J.R. Ware, pastor of Welcome Baptist Church.

Heavenly Heights International Ministries, 104 Youngs Mill Road in LaGrange, celebrates its 10th church anniversary at 2:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be Pastor Michael Jackson of Confidence Missionary Baptist Church. Dinner will be served after service.

Word Harvest Ministries hosts its anniversary of pastor Roger Clayton and Lutrellia Clayton at 3:30 p.m. at Cedar Crest Community Church, 2380 Roanoke Road. Guest speaker is Dr. Daryl Vining of Hebron Fellowship Baptist Church in Byron.

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.

Meetings: The WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Board of Trustees meets 5:15 p.m. in the Board Room of West Georgia Medical Center.

The Troup County Board of Education meets at 5:30 p.m. at the Administrative Services Center at 100 N. Davis Road.

The Troup County Democratic Party committee meets 6 p.m. at the Williams J. Griggs Center, 716 Glenn Robertson Drive in LaGrange.

Troup County Association of Beekeepers meets 7 p.m. at the Ag Building on Hamilton Road. Meetings are open to anyone interested in beekeeping. UGA Cooperative Extension, 706-883-1675 or Terry, 706-882-2493



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.