Monthly Archives: August 2016

Friday August 12th – OBITS (4)

Thomas H. Hornsby Mr. Thomas H. (Tommy) Hornsby, age 78, of Sandy Springs, passed away Sunday, August 7, 2016, at his home. Mr. Hornsby was born August 15, 1937, in Albany, son of the late Preston and Fostina Daughtry Hornsby. He was a resident of the Atlanta area most of his life, he retired as an aircraft mechanic from Delta ...

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The Season Finale Ended With A Bang At The William Griggs Summer Shoot Out


The previous summers during the William Griggs Summer Shoot Out were great, but the 5th season was special. In the season finale, there were 47 participants in attendance. The shoot out was special due to the commitment of the participants, the volunteers, parents, supporters and the media. I feel the organization accomplished what it was supposed to do since the ...

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Sanders Has 18 College Offers, But He Isn’t Ready to Commit


For the biggest decision of his life, Callaway High’s Braylon Sanders is going to need some more time. The Cavalier senior wide receiver might not announce his college intentions until next winter. The 6-foot-3, 180-pound playmaker has a lot to think about and consider. As of today, Sanders has 18 college football offers. He has so many Division 1 scholarship ...

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450 Pint-Sized Athletes Are Expected For Recreation League Football


Kids come and kids go. But there are always more football players where they came from. Keith Williams has seen it all before. Williams has been the director of the LaGrange Recreation Football League for the last 20 years. Williams wouldn’t trade his job for anything. He enjoys the facial expressions and the game day heroics. Williams learns a lot ...

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Defending State Champions At Lafayette Have Pressure, Talent


The Cougars have an image to protect. With that comes pressure, responsibility and goal setting. Lafayette Christian is no longer the hunter. The Cougars are the hunted. They are the reigning GICAA state football champions. But wait a minute. Lafayette Christian accomplished that last year. What about this football season? The Cougar football diehards have thought about what is next. ...

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Kersey Named To Advisory Board Of Commercial Bank And Trust


LAGRANGE, GA, AUGUST 4, 2016 – Commercial Bank and Trust, a division of Synovus Bank, announced the appointment of Dr. Doug Kersey to its Local Advisory Board. Kersey is a dentist and principal of Kersey Dental in LaGrange. “Doug has a strong business, insurance and health care background, and shares our deep commitment to LaGrange-Troup County,” said Frank McRae, president ...

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