The Troup city council adopted both the city budget and property tax rate increase when they met in regular session on Aug. 18. It was noted for the record that the budget had been discussed on several occasions, including public forums in which there was no citizen present to speak either for or against the budget or tax rate.
School is back in session; fall weather is on the way, so it’s time to clean out those closets, attics and garages. Keep Whitehouse Beautiful announced the annual city-wide garage sale is set for Saturday, Oct. 14. Residents who wish to hold a sale during this city-wide event can sign up with KWB by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. An address, key items of interest and the hours of sale must be provided. KWB will provide advertising for all registered participants through online sources and radio ads. Those who sign up by Saturday, Oct. 7 will also have their names included in the list sent for publication in the Tri County Leader.
Jim Gehring, who has been teaching ballroom dancing since 1973, moved his classes to TASCA in Whitehouse just this year after outgrowing his previous space. Gehring teaches an 11 a.m. Wednesday morning class for TASCA which was formed about a month ago and is open to the public. Each month a new dance is taught. During September, Gehring is teaching the salsa and in October he will teach the waltz. All ballroom and country dances are covered within the course of a year.