Monthly Archives: October 2016

Snitker Was A Logical Choice For Braves Manager

No one embodies the spirit and the loyalty of the Atlanta Braves quite like Brian Snitker. He has been a member of this National League baseball franchise for the last 40 years. Snitker blew into town in 1977 as a minor league catcher and first baseman. For the next four years, Snitker bounced from one Braves farm team to the ...

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Grangers Pour Out Their Hearts In 26-24 Setback To Chapel Hill

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LaGrange High senior nose tackle Jonathan Olajubutu was emotionally and physically drained after all was said and done. He wore his No. 53 jersey proudly. Olajubutu played his last football game for the Grangers on Thursday night. This defensive war horse gave everything that he had – every ounce of energy. What that got Olajubutu were a few regrets and ...

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Lafayette Slams Trojans, 49-8; Troup Wallops Central Carrollton

The rebuilding Lafayette Christian Cougars are going to the state playoffs. In a must-win scenario, LCS wrapped up a playoff berth on Friday night with a 49-8 victory over Twiggs Academy in region play at the Cougars field. The football game was virtually over by halftime as Lafayette Christian sprinted to a 42-0 lead. Cougars head coach Nate Shaw was ...

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Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia Contributes $50,000 To Enoch Callaway Cancer Center

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(LaGrange, GA.) October 24, 2016 – On Friday, Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia presented a $50,000 contribution to the Enoch Callaway Cancer Center at WellStar West Georgia Medical Center (WGMC). “Our KMMG team is excited to be able make this donation to such a tremendous organization that does so much good in our community,” said KMMG Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Stuart ...

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Write-In Candidate Jan Horne Announces Candidacy For State Senate District 28


Jan Horne, who is running as a Write-In Candidate for State Senate District 28, visited the Troup County Republican Women’sLuncheonlastweek. She expressed concern that her opponent has never said what he stands for, that we as citizens must know where candidates stand before we elect them; otherwise when tough issues come up (such as RFRA, Common Core and Gambling) we ...

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Successful Fall Festival For DASH


On Friday, October 21, DASH (Dependable Affordable Sustainable Housing) hosted a Fall Festival for the Hillside Community. 610 Jefferson Street drew a crowd as football players, princesses, superheroes, and other fun characters made guest appearances to join in the festival fun. Families came together for a cakewalk and candy, games and prizes, and so much more. DASH is a housing ...

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Hometown Family Medicine Holds Ribbon Cutting And Grand Opening


Here in LaGrange and Troup County, there are several world class services and attractions that make it the perfect place to live or raise a family. From the excellent schools to the beautiful and historical parts of the city, there truly is not a better place that you and your loved ones could call home. In addition to all of ...

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Wanted Child Molestation Suspect Caught In Drug Bust


LaGrange Police arrested a man wanted for Child Molestation and Statutory Rape during a traffic stop late Friday night where he was found to be in possession of illegal drugs. Friday night about 10:17 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a blue Cadillac STS in the area of New Franklin Road for a headlight ...

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Panther Pride Continues At LaGrange College’s Fall Festival


On Thursday, October 27, faculty, staff, and student organizations of LaGrange College gathered together on the Academic Quad to host their community-wide Fall Festival. The college’s Fall Festival had plenty to offer. From carnival games and a bouncy house, to spooky stories and today’s hit songs, there was something for everyone to enjoy. Corn hole, Candy Corn Bowling, and the ...

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