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News

Friday, August 29

* LaGrange Murder Investigation Update – Authorities have now released the name of a person of interest believed to have some connection to the August 24 assault that resulted in the death of a 20-year-old LaGrange man.

* Life Without Parole For Murder Defendant – A LaGrange man was sentenced to life without parole Thursday after a jury convicted him of murder in the shotgun slaying of 21-year-old Douglas Cameron of LaGrange.

* Miss Emma’s Ice Cream Crankin Social Benefit Raised $3,000 For Emmaus Women’s Shelter – Miss Emma’s Ice Cream Crankin was a day of fun on the square.

* City Council Approves Rezoning On Country Club Road – The LaGrange City Council approved the adoption of an amended ordinance on Tuesday that paves the way for rezoning 7.8 acres on Country Club Road for new residential development.

* Testimony And Evidence Presented In Multiple Arson Trial – Testimony continued this week in the Troup County Superior Court trial of two cousins charged with multiple counts of first-degree arson.

* Man Escapes Attempted Armed Robbery – LaGrange Police are investigating an attempted Armed Robbery and Aggravated Assault where two men attempted to rob a LaGrange man and shot at him as he fled.

* Chamber Honors U.S. Renal Care with Ribbon Cutting – Thursday evening the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce honored U.S. Renal Care and Dialysis with a ceremonial ribbon cutting during an open house to introduce their newest physician, Dr. Vinayak Ramanath M.D.

* Where Dreams Come True – Every child dreams of visiting Walt Disney’s magical kingdom. It’s a chance to see heroes, favorite characters and discover what it really means to be a kid.

* Josh O’Neal- Account Executive – Josh O’Neal is a West Georgia Health shining star — and his light just continues to get brighter.

* Sheriff’s Investigators Arrest Suspect In Brutal Attack, Seeking Second – Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators have charged two men with a number of violent criminal charges as result of an undisclosed domestic incident.

* Panthers Take On Belhaven In Preseason Scrimmage – The LaGrange football team traveled to Birmingham, AL to take on Belhaven, Mississippi. The preseason scrimmage was played at Samford University's Siebert Stadium.

* LaGrange Academy Men’s Soccer Has Impressive 9-0 Win Over North Georgia Christian – The LaGrange Academy (LA) Warriors put on another impressive offensive display enroute to a 9-0 win over visiting North Georgia Christian Friday at Warrior Field.

* Troup Versus LaGrange Tonight At Callaway Stadium – The Troup High Tigers open their regular football season tonight as the visiting team against cross-town rivals LaGrange Grangers.

* Cross Country Opens Saturday, Women Nationally Ranked – WEST POINT, Ga. – Point men's and women's cross country teams will open its seasons at the Darton Invitational in Albany, Ga., on Saturday, Aug., 30.

* Aplin Selected As Head Coach For Men's And Women's Swim Teams – Chip Aplin has been named the new Head Men's and Women's Swimming Coach and Aquatics Director at LaGrange College, according to Athletic Director Jennifer Claybrook.

* Please check out the full stories in the 08-29-2014 issue