Monthly Archives: September 2016

Monday September 5th


Police & Sheriff’s Reports The individuals listed have been cited/arrested/charged in Troup County. However, this is not an admission of guilt. All parties are considered innocent until proved guilty. • Wednesday afternoon about 12:08 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Walmart on New Franklin Road in reference to shoplifters who had fled the store. While en route officers detained a ...

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Vols Look Past Appalachian State, And Tennessee Wins Away

The highly ranked and always talkative Tennessee Volunteers needed a lastminute reprieve from the governor to escape an opening night disaster at Neyland Stadium. There were witnesses 100,000 of them – on Thursday night. The much hyped and exceedingly talented football team from “Rocky Top” committed the ultimate sin. The Vols overlooked an opponent, and they still lived to tell ...

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Burks Is A Player’s Coach; He Cares, He Mentors, He Motivates


After graduating from the School of Hard Knocks – also known as the NFL Dialleo Burks still had that game day competitive fire. It is still burning today. Burks went from pro football – the Raiders, the Eagles and the Carolina Panthers included – to the foundation of the game. And that is high school football. Grunting is allowed. Burks ...

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Lafayette Cruises Past Crusaders; LaGrange Stumbles Against Griffin

The bully is back. Lafayette Christian broke a two-game losing streak and beat the Central Christian Crusaders, 40-16 in conference play on Friday night in Sharpsburg. The football game did bring back fond memories for Lafayette Christian, which defeated Central Christian, 41-30 for the state championship last year in the Georgia Independent Christian Athletic Association. History did repeat itself, and ...

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WGMC’s Adam Hygema Wins Gold Medal At Invictus Games


At six-feet-six, Adam Hygema towers above the rest of his colleagues on the Laboratory Services team at WellStar West Georgia Medical Center. As a phlebotomist, he may even seem larger than life to patients looking up to him from a hospital bed. But the calm in his albeit in-charge voice, his subtle humor, his “I-know-whatyou’re- going-through” vibe, all do wonders ...

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Breast Friends For Life Quilt Presentation


The Active Life “Golden Sew N Sews” have once again come thru with a beautiful quilt as a fundraiser for the Breast Friends for Life support group. Drawing will be held at Paint The Town Pink on September 24th at 1 pm. Come join us Downtown LaGrange Square 10:002:00. Tickets can be purchased the day of the Event, or at ...

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“Nana’s Dreamland Infant Playground” Encourages Childhood Wellness

The Infant Crew featuring Nana, Coy Mills, and Jamie Dorrough (not pictured Bridget Kistler)

Lafayette Christian School’s Early Learning Center opened up its new playground for infants just in time for the National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month featured each September.Alliance for a Healthier Generation found that one out of three children in the United States between the ages of 2-19 is overweight and/or obese. With staggering statistics that are hard to ignore, LCS’ Early ...

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No Officer, I Always Carry Burglary Tools To Workout


The LaGrange Police have arrested a man on several felony charges after they responded to a burglary alarm at a local business and found him sneaking around outside. Late Wednesday night about 11:01 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to Kimble’s Food by Design on Hines Street in reference to a silent business alarm. While en route, police ...

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First Annual Bark At The Park 5k Walk/Run

Supporting the Troup County Humane Society LaGrange, GA, July 26, 2016 – The young professionals group of Troup County, HYPE, is excited to announce the first annual Bark at the Park. Bark at the Park will be a 5K walk/run, it will also offer a 1K dog friendly walk. The event is set for September 10, 2016. This family-friendly event ...

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