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Baker Ellis, Author at LaGrange Daily News

News

20 Under 40: Eley, owner of Two Big Feet, has growing business

Brandon Eley makes very big shoes for very big feet. His company, the aptly-named 2BigFeet.com, provides a myriad of shoe options for people with shoes ... Read more

by Baker Ellis, Tuesday, July 30, 2019 3:42 pm

News

20 Under 40: Jackson says father’s legacy led him to LaGrange

Jamey Jackson’s exposure to LaGrange is somewhat unique compared to most. A native of Macon, Jackson spent time in Louisville as a young child before ... Read more

by Baker Ellis, Tuesday, July 30, 2019 3:33 pm

News

20 Under 40: Beall, a LaGrange native, grew plumbing business

Alex Beall can often be found in his spacious, yet windowless, office on Whitesville Road, fielding and facilitating a litany of phone calls from plumbers ... Read more

by Baker Ellis, Tuesday, July 30, 2019 3:12 pm

Columns

Onward and upward

A few weeks ago, I used this space to explain and express the motivations behind my decision to accept a new job opportunity in Birmingham and ... Read more

by Baker Ellis, Friday, July 26, 2019 8:51 pm

News

City draws big cleanup crowd

The City of LaGrange held its monthly litter cleanup over the weekend to much success, as approximately 50 people met at Hollis Hand Elementary School ... Read more

by Baker Ellis, Monday, July 22, 2019 5:42 pm

News

Oakside Baptist Church holds first responders appreciation meal and service

Oakside Baptist Church held a special church service Sunday afternoon for first responders from across Troup County and beyond, as a way to say ‘thank ... Read more

by Baker Ellis, Monday, July 22, 2019 5:35 pm

Community

Boys and Girls Club director acts quick, saves a life

During the Thursday morning board meeting for the Boys and Girls Clubs of West Georgia and Chambers County, CEO Kevin Cain presented an impromptu award ... Read more

by Baker Ellis, Thursday, July 18, 2019 5:39 pm

Columns

Hard decisions, fond memories and a call

As I walked down a dusty, pockmarked road outside of Ouanaminthe, Haiti in October of 2018, a young Haitian girl – whose name I don’t ... Read more

by Baker Ellis, Monday, June 24, 2019 6:29 pm

Entertainment

Yacht Rock Revue draws crowd at Sweetland

People poured in to Sweetland Ampitheatre Friday evening as the sun set, adorned in all manner of sailor and boating regalia, to listen to Yacht ... Read more

by Baker Ellis, Monday, June 24, 2019 5:59 pm

Business

Rockweave Music Festival lineup announced

The lineup for LaGrange’s impending Rockweave Music and Arts Festival was announced Tuesday morning. The lineup, which includes 21 bands and will stretch across a ... Read more

by Baker Ellis, Tuesday, June 18, 2019 7:30 pm

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