Monthly Archives: June 2016

Tech Returns Some Road Graders, Led By 386-Pound Shamire Devine

If Georgia Tech has nothing else, the Yellow Jackets at least have some corn-fed offensive linemen. The football players at Tech haven’t missed any meals lately, not with 6-foot-7, 386-pound junior offensive guard Shamire Devine, 299-pound senior center Freddie Burden and 281pound sophomore offensive tackle Will Bryan. Those guys have done everything except eat the training table at Georgia Tech. ...

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Lafayette Archery Team Is Prepping For World Tourney

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Not only are they good, they’re ready. The Lafayette Christian Cougars are taking aim at this Saturday’s World Archery Tournament in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Fourteen members of the LCS team will compete in the tournament beginning at 11 a.m. Daniel Yarbrough and the Cougars plan to give it their best shot. “We’re going to have to focus and get our ...

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New Image Weight Loss Ribbon Cutting

The team at New Image and many others await the ribbon cutting

With summer finally upon us, many are scrambling to get their beach bodies ready to go for all the fun in the sun and the sand. However, it can be difficult to try and maintain a leaner, healthier version of yourself. Luckily in our community, there are those that are dedicated to helping you set weight loss goals and keep ...

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4H Shooter Places At State

4H Shooter Places At State

One of the many programs offered by Georgia 4H is the opportunity to participate in SAFE projects. SAFE stands for shooting awareness and fun. One of the goals of project SAFE is to teach life skills through safe and responsible use of firearms. Shooting teams are led by certified coaches. Certified coaches are adults who have been through the 4H ...

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English Second Language Summer Learning Academy Helps Prevent Summer Slide

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LaGrange, Ga., June 17, 2016 – Even though the school year has ended, learning didn’t stop for close to 50 Troup County School System (TCSS) English Second Language (ESOL) students, six teachers and two paraprofessionals. They extended their school year at the annual Summer Learning Academy, designed for students who participate in the ESOL program throughout the traditional school year. ...

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The Polka Dot Boutique Ribbon Cutting

The ribbon is officialy cut

We here in Troup County are all connected. We might live in our own cities and have different groups that we are affiliated with, but at the end of the day we all work together in all realms of life. That is why it is so encouraging to see new businesses popping up all over the place, not just in ...

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Cub Scouts Attend Annual Camp Cowpie For Moo-leontology

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There are many incredible organizations in America that are youth-centered, all providing safe and fun escapes for our kids so that they can have a full summer experiences. One of those clubs that is involved in such events is the Cub Scouts, one of the USA’s oldest and most storied clubs for young men. Here in our community, there is ...

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Nasty Wreck On Commerce Avenue

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Things took a turn for the worse this past Thursday, June 16 on Commerce Avenue as a nasty wreck occurred at the intersection in front Publix. A Chevy Camaro was attempting to make a left hand turn at the light into Publix when it collided with an oncoming Toyota Camry. The Camaro then spun out to the left, hopped the ...

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LaGrange Police & Fire Youth Academy Graduation

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The LaGrange Police and Fire Youth Camp held its graduation for the 7 to 11 year olds Friday afternoon at the Mike Daniels Recreation Center. Just over 30 kids attended the youth camp to learn about home, fire and boating safety from police, firefighters, and paramedics. New to the camp this year was the introduction of boating safety instruction provided ...

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