42 Reasons You Know You're From LaGrange, Georgia
Start writing a post
Entertainment

42 Reasons You Know You're From LaGrange, Georgia

America's greatest little city

599
42 Reasons You Know You're From LaGrange, Georgia

I have grown up in this tiny town my entire life, and most people who live here will agree, plenty of people leave LaGrange, but almost all of them come back! While it is a growing city, it has not always been, and I am sure most of you townies can remember more than I can!!

1. Date night! And by date night, I mean Bonzai

2. *Travels to Newnan, Columbus, or Auburn to shop*

3. Why did they ever close smoothie paradise?

4. Everyone thought West Side Magnet school was for the smarter students, lol ok

5. Using the flower streets to navigate around annual parades in town

6. Let's go on an adventure, and by adventure, I mean the bomb shelter.

7. Remember when we had a Daylight donuts for like two weeks?

8. No matter where you live you can always expect a train to wake you up at night at least once

9. All night skates at the Turnaround Christian Center

10. Seeing Jeff Foxworthy at Charlie Josephs occasionally

11. GOING TO CHARLIE JOSEPHS

12. The Clayground was pretty cool

13. When Sugermeyer's Ice Cream was the best scoop in town

14. Our pride and joy is Elijah Kelley, Quan Bray, & Terry Godwin

15. IT'S PRONOUNCED "JINS" NOT "JIN"

16. And by the way, Jins started out connected to a gas station, just saying

17. When Momma G's was Higher Grounds Coffee

18. When the old Golden Corral was turned into a funeral home

19. Bet you didn't know we have a water park...it's called the Wiz and there's two slides and it is the ish

20. West point lake is the summer activity of choice

21. You can't go to Walmart without seeing someone you know

22. You can't go to the movie theater without seeing someone you know

23. You can't go out to eat without seeing someone you know

24. You get my point

25. Everyone knows everyone and everything about everyone...unfortunately

26. When longhorn was built we knew we were going places

27. *explains there are actually three whole cities in our county*

28. Seeing a KIA out of town and telling everyone it was built down the street from you

29. If you don't know who the Callaway family is, do you really know anything?

30. Why did they ever get rid of Brusters?

31. The fact that we can't build a Steak n' Shake because of a sign...

32. You know pretty much every police officer personally

33. You pick your favorite Chick-Fil-A location, (Commerce is obviously #1)

34. Making every green light on Broad Street means it's gonna be a good day

35. You complain about living in such a "boring" town that you actually protect like a younger sibling to any outsiders

36. High school pride is extreme whether it be Callaway, Troup or LaGrange

37. Occasionally driving by the fountain on the square and seeing soap suds overflowing down the street

38. Trying to climb under the fountain via the monument that opens up

39. The feeling we all got when we finally got a Starbucks

40. Yes, we actually have an airport

41. The medium sized building on Lafayette Parkway with one restaurant and 4 stores is actually labeled "The Mall"

42. LaGrange College exists and it is actually pretty awesome....sometimes

Report this Content
This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator.
Featured

Slavery Was NOT Abolished

Jeevti from Pakistan would like to tell you so herself.

175
Standard.net

Unfortunately, at this time of year, we tend to overlook how incredibly blessed we are. We live in a free world, where we should not have to fear being penalized for our gender, sexual orientation, beliefs, or values. This is a fact we take for granted; in many other countries, simply being born female makes you an immediate target.

Keep Reading... Show less
Melisa Im

My Ethnicity

Hispanic is not a race... it’s an ethnicity. The term Hispanic describes a group of people whose common thread is language and/or culture. I’m a Hispanic woman born in Argentina to Korean parents. I self-identify as Hispanic/Latina and my personal experiences can’t be summarized by the color of my skin or the languages on my tongue. That is because every single person in the universe has a unique experience. Whether someone labels me as Korean or Argentine or American, that will never change my experiences as a Spanish speaker, immigrant, child of divorced parents, Californian, college graduate (Go Bears!), omnivore, writer, or any other label I choose for myself.

Keep Reading... Show less
Featured

When In Nashville

Here's some things you could do.

3960
Kaitlyn Wells

I have had the opportunity to visit so many places in my lifetime, and recently one of those places was Nashville, Tennessee. There is so much to do and see in Nashville but here are some of my favorites that I would highly recommend.

Keep Reading... Show less
Your Work Week As Told By Michael Scott And Stanley Hudson

"The Office" is basically the best American TV show created in the past 15 years (you can fight me on this). And through all its hilarity and cringe-worthy "that would never happen in real life" moments, the show really does have a lot of relatable themes, as can be seen by the little compilation I put together of Michael Scott and Stanley Hudson.

Keep Reading... Show less
October Is Overrated, Let's Just Accept This Fact

I have never liked the month of October. I like the fall weather and the beginning of wearing sweaters in the crisp fall air, but I never associated this with the month of October.

Keep Reading... Show less

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Facebook Comments