Monthly Archives: December 2015

Good Stuff: Grangers Rout Atlanta Mohammed, 73-46

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The home boys got the job done. LaGrange High did anything and everything that it wanted to in a 73-46 blowout against Atlanta Mohammed in the first round of the Toyota Classic on Monday night in the Grangers gymnasium. LaGrange High never trailed, and the Grangers never blinked in the boys basketball game. “When we play like that we’re a ...

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Edelson Has Always Been A Good Sport

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He is a man of many seasons, whether it’s football, basketball, softball, tennis or track and field. Marvin Edelson has participated in all of those sports during his rich and active life. Edelson is a doer. He’s a player. He’s no slouch. Edelson is a participant, even now at the age of 84. “I try to play tennis four days ...

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Drunk Driving Ruins The Holidays

(ATLANTA) – If your holiday plans include having a cocktail, the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety has a message for you… Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over. Because the holiday travel period is such a dangerous time on Georgia roads, law enforcement agencies statewide will be actively searching for and arresting impaired drivers December 16 to January 1 in conjunction ...

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Getting Squeezed, Soil Compaction

Rainy weather tends to be pretty typical of the month of December. The soil tends to be very squishy after so much rain. The air pores are filled with water which tends to make the soil slippery. As you step onto it, the water slips out and the soil particles are compressed leaving no space for either water or air ...

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GA Department of Driver Services (DDS) Releases Updated 2016 Parent/Teen Driving Guide

GA Department of Driver Services (DDS) Commissioner Rob Mikell announced that an updated version of the DDS Parent Teen Driving Guide will be available online at www.dds.ga.gov and at licensing centers statewide beginning January 2016. The award-winning publication, along with its digital version, partners with AAA the Auto Club Group as a sponsor to ensure that the publication remains a ...

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Two Troup County Schools Receive Placement On State Reward School List

LaGrange, GA: Troup County School System (TCSS) received notice from the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) that two local elementary schools are now 2015-2016 Title I Reward Schools. Hollis Hand Elementary School was tapped for high progress and Rosemont Elementary was identified for high performance. Each year, the GaDOE recognizes Reward Schools that fall into one of two categories: • ...

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Wet Weather Continues

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Officials brace for another week, with more flash floods likely to come. The U.S. National Weather Service in Peachtree City has extended flood warnings for Troup County through Thursday morning. Many roads still remain closed or partially closed as necessary repairs are completed. As of press time the following roads have been closed: • Plymouth Drive between Colonial Court and ...

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Sewon Donates 105 Coats To Twin Fountains Home Residents

Sewon Donates 105 Coats To Twin Fountains Home Residents

Santa arrived early at Twin Fountains Home this year when employees of Sewon America brought 105 coats in mid-December for all the residents to stay warm this winter. “We just wanted to make a contribution to our community,” said Chang Joo Lee, president of the LaGrange automotive supplier facility. “We’re very happy to meet the people here and bring something ...

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Wednesday December 30th

Community Calendar • December 31st: “Come Dance with Us!” TheActive Life Wellness Center will host a Happy New Year Dance on December 31 from 8:00 pm – 12:30 am with a $10 admission. Music featured will be Jimmy Smith, “The New River Band.”Adults ofAllAges Welcome. • January 2nd: Christmas Bird Count! Join other birders and help Callaway Gardens and FDR ...

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Mrs. Justine L. Martin

Mrs. Justine L. Martin, age 82, of Hogansville, passed away Saturday, December 26, 2015, at her home. Mrs. Martin was born April 13, 1933 in Thorp, Wisconsin, daughter of the late Herbert and Leona Rossmann Lewin. A resident of Hogansville since 1960, she was employed by Playtex International for 20 years, by Super Foods of Hogansville for many years, and ...

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