Monthly Archives: August 2016

LaGrange Academy Loses 3-1 Lead, Eventually The Game Against Lions

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They’re waiting for the good times. The Lady Warriors have already had some bad. LaGrange Academy softball took another nosedive with an 8-3 setback to Trinity Christian on Thursday night at Charles Parker Field. The bad did outweigh the good for the Lady Warriors, who are 0-2 and pressing the issue. From the freshmen to the seniors, the Lady Warriors ...

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Troup Trounces Kendrick, 38-12; Crowe Throws Three Touchdown Passes

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There was a post-game celebration at Callaway Stadium, and the Troup High Tigers were the ones doing the fist-pumping. Say it isn’t so. But it was on Friday night. The downtrodden Troup High football program is downtrodden no more. The Tigers made amends. They scored five touchdowns. They did some dancing and some helmet waving after devouring the Kendrick Cherokees, ...

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East Depot High School 50 Year Class Reunion

East Depot High School 50th Year Class Reunion

Oh to be young and in love with ever fading promises of youth. There is a time that we all experience in our lives when we are young, so vibrant and full of life. For many of us, that feeling is gone before we realize it and we are left wondering what the next stages of our lives bring. As ...

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Three RNs At WGMC Receive DAISY Awards

Three registered nurses at WellStar West Georgia Medical Center received the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses, a national nursing distinction, this quarter. Thomas Lee, Angela Matthews and Patty Toney each received multiple nominations for the award from patients or their family members. Over 2,000 healthcare facilities in all 50 states and in 15 other countries honor their nurses with The ...

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LaGrange Fire and Police Departments Answer The Call To Give Blood

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  “Calling all superheroes! Please give blood!” LifeSouth Community Blood Center’s summer campaign features this superheroes-themed slogan calling men and women to save lives through donating blood. And what better men and women continue saving lives than our own local heroes in the LaGrange Fire and Police Departments? Alice Moore of LifeSouth partnered with Rob Vael of the LaGrange Fire ...

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Police Investigating Two Violent Incidents At Troup High School

LaGrange Police are investigating a pair of incidents at Troup High were a male jumped and attacked another male student and a female was allegedly burned by a male student. The first incident occurred Wednesday afternoon shortly before school ended, when LaGrange Police resource officers were called to a disturbance in a classroom. By the time officers arrived in the ...

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Brief History Of The Downtown Growth And Plans For The Future

At a recent meeting of the Mayor and City Council of LaGrange, Mayor Jim Thornton handed out a set of notes from Speer Burdette, the President of the Callaway Foundation. These notes contained a list of various improvements and enhancements that the downtown area has undergone since 2004. Looking through these notes and seeing all of the changes that the ...

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GeorgiaForward Announces LaGrange/Troup County As Spring 2017 Focus Community

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For Statewide Leadership Action Program, Young Gamechangers; Calls for Participant Applications August 23, 2016: Statewide non-profit GeorgiaForward announced LaGrange/Troup County as the location for its Spring 2017 Young Gamechangers leadership action program at the La-Grange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce’s 2016 Lessons in Leadership Forum. In its fifth class, Young Gamechangers brings together 50 emerging leaders from around the state to ...

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Sheriff’s Office: Lock Your Car Doors

Deputies with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office are pleading with local citizens to lock your car doors when not in the vehicle to prevent thefts. After a rash of Entering Autos throughout Troup County, Sheriff’s Investigators have noticed a trend. In most of the incidents, the vehicles were left unlocked and only firearms were stolen. In some cases the guns ...

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