Monthly Archives: September 2016

Felon Ask Police For A Ride Carrying A Stolen Gun


Police have arrested a convicted felon who was out on parole after he asked officers for a ride and was later found to be in possession of a stolen handgun. Early Thursday morning about 2:02 a.m., LaGrange Police were sitting in the parking lot of Emory Clark Holder Clinic on Smith Street when officers were approached by a male asking ...

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Monday September 26th – OBITS (6)

Mary Jane McCrary Miller Mary Jane McCrary Miller, age 87, passed away in Warm Springs Nursing home on Saturday, September 17, 2016. Mary Jane was born June 15, 1929, in Alvaton, Georgia and was the oldest child born to the late Royce McCrary, Sr. and Mary Novella McCrary. Mary Jane’s younger brother, Royce McCrary, Jr. preceded her in death. She was ...

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Softball Warriors Erupt With Four Runs In Fourth Inning


Just about the time that the Lady Eagles were packing their bags and getting ready for their trip home, LaGrange Academy threw them a curveball, so to speak. Coach Charles Parker’s Lady Warrior softball team got off the deck and into the game. LaGrange Academy, which was on the verge of getting “run ruled” in the fourth inning, just managed ...

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Lady Warriors Can’t Match Terrell Academy’s 21 Runs

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O is for offense, and there was plenty of that on Tuesday afternoon. Terrell Academy came to play and to hit. The Lady Eagles surfaced with a 21-5 win against LaGrange Academy in a softball shootout at Charles Parker Field. The two girls teams combined for 26 runs and 21 hits, and they didn’t even play the regulation seven innings. ...

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Tigers Have Another ‘Hill’ To Climb – Chapel Hill

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There is nothing that Chapel Hill would rather do than beat Troup High School in its homecoming game tonight. The Panthers will bring a 2-1-1 record into the Region 5-AAAA football skirmish at Callaway Stadium. Chapel Hill has some skill to burn. The Panthers have already shut out Lithia Springs. Chapel Hill, which has yet to reach its optimum level, ...

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State Driver Services Reminds Voters: Prepare Now To Vote!

Visit Department of Driver Services (DDS) Early for Photo ID To ensure a smooth process when casting a ballot on November 8th, now is the time to ensure you have proper photo identification. “Don’t wait until Election Day to realize your driver’s license or identification card is missing,” said DDS Commissioner Bert Brantley. “Tuesdays are always the busiest days at ...

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LaGrange Memorial Library’s Author Talk With Rose Styron


  A hater of New York City and a lover of Rome, smitten by a southern gentleman and solely devoted to her children, Rose Styron, the renowned poet and human rights activist, made her way to LaGrange Memorial Library on Monday, September 19, to read her poetry and talk about her literary inspiration. “Maybe after friendship and family comes places-and ...

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