Monthly Archives: February 2016

Friday February 26th

Community Calendar • February 27th: Divis Tribute Show, Diana Ross, Tina Turner, and Whitney Houston will be held at the Active Life Center, 140 Ragland Street, LaGrange, on Saturday at 5:30 pm.The show is $15 per person (in advance) which includes a dinner and show. For more information, call 706883-1681 or visit theactivelife.org. • February 27th: Superhero & Princess Pancake ...

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Friday February 26th

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Police & Sheriff’s Reports • Sunday night about 9:07 p.m., LaGrange Police were in the area of Morgan Street near Lafayette Parkway when officers noticed a red Toyota pickup truck swerve causing the vehicle behind to brake hard and sound their horn in response. Officers didn’t initially intend to stop the vehicle for the violation, but when the light turned ...

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Friday February 26th – OBITS (9)

Mrs. Lorrine Allen Mrs. Lorrine Watson Allen, age 68, of LaGrange, passed away Friday, February 19, 2016, at Emory Midtown Hospital in Atlanta. Mrs. Allen was born August 14, 1947, in Carroll County, daughter of the late William Elixender Watson and Ruthie Taylor Watson. A resident of LaGrange most of her life, she was a homemaker and was deeply devoted ...

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One Killed, Another Seriously Injured In I-85 Accident

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The front seat passenger in a white Subaru SUV was killed and the driver was seriously injured in a three vehicle accident on Interstate 85 southbound just north of LaGrange Thursday afternoon. The names of the victims involved have not been released at this time, pending notification of their families. The driver of the Subaru was airlifted directly from the ...

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Several Injured In Nasty Wreck On Hogansville Road

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With the weather over the past few days getting more and more rough, it is imperative now to keep your driving under close watch and make sure that you obeying all of the rules of the road in order to avoid a catastrophe. One unfortunate occurrence of bad weather occurred on the afternoon of Wednesday, February 24, when two cars ...

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Lafayette Takes Down Chargers, 60-53; Cougars Finish 22-0, State Champs

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Another season, another state championship. On Saturday afternoon, Lafayette Christian School won its second state title in the last three months. The Cougars started the ball rolling with the state football championship in a 41-30 victory against the Central Christian Crusaders on November 27, 2015 in Lithia Springs. And last weekend at Barnesville’s Gordon State College, Lafayette Christian captured the ...

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Great Season, Somber Ending; Grangers Fall To South Paulding

Basketball fate tapped the Grangers on the shoulder and informed them that their number was up. The LaGrange High School boys bowed out of the Class AAAAA State Tournament on Saturday with a 62-60 defeat to South Paulding. Every postseason loss is bitter, but this one was particularly hard to take for the 8th-ranked Grangers. They had a chance to ...

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