Monthly Archives: July 2016

Moore Finishes Fifth In State, Sharks Claim Seven Medals


The man isn’t unreasonable. All that William Yin needed to see was effort and improvement. The head coach of the Troup County Sharks got that, plus a bonus at the GRPA State swimming meet on Friday and Saturday in Canton. Yin’s team won seven state medals, and that was seven more than some teams. “We were competitive, and we had ...

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Shots Fired During Home Invasion Robbery

LaGrange Police are investigating an alleged armed robbery, where the victims managed to escape unscathed, despite multiple shots being fired in a struggle over a gun. Saturday afternoon about 1 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to Hadaway Court in reference to reports of multiple gunshots fired at that location. Police arrived and made contact with two men, ...

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2016 Hummingbird Festival Poster Art Unveiled


The Hogansville Hummingbird Festival committee has selected a Peachtree City artist’s painting as the signature artwork for this fall’s Hummingbird Festival. Laura Gfelner’s painting of a hummingbird hovering over a frog napping on a water lily will be used on Festival posters, t-shirts and programs. Gfelner is a self-described ‘Valley Girl’ who grew up in the Simi Valley area in ...

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