Monthly Archives: October 2016

Friday October 21st – OBITS (6)

Aldine Pierce Mrs. Dorothy Aldine Wheelus Pierce, age 86, of Sharpsburg, passed away Monday, October 17, 2016, at her home. Mrs. Pierce was born January 13, 1930, in Meriwether County, daughter of the late Charlie and Maggie Mae Morris Wheelus.  A former resident of Forest Park, she retired from Sears in Atlanta after 25 years of service and had lived ...

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Yellow Jackets Are Somewhere Between Competitive And Good

To say the least, they are complex and hard to figure out. The Yellow Jackets are either very good or very confusing, depending on the Saturday. Georgia Tech has kept it interesting. The Jackets are selling tickets. They are winning games, and they’re losing games. In the first half of the football season, Tech has won four and lost three. ...

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Wednesday October 19th

Community Calendar • 10/12/2016 10:30 AM: Story Time! Children gather weekly at the library to hear stories, sing songs, and make a craft. Hogansville Public Library 600 E. Main St., Hogansville, GA, 30230. LaGrange Memorial Library 115 Alford St, LaGrange, GA, 30240. • 10/13/2016 4:30 pm: Glow-in-the-Dark Pumpkins! Create pumpkins that will glow-in-the dark just in time for fall and ...

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Next Stop: Volleyball’s Sweet 16, Troup Is In Uncharted Territory

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During the past nine seasons of the Jodi Dowden volleyball regime at Troup High School, the Lady Tigers have never gotten past the first round of the state playoffs. That is until this season. Something is special about this year’s Lady Tiger volleyball edition. To begin with, Troup has eight seniors. All of them contribute. Okay, the Lady Tigers have ...

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Hendrix Pulls In $1,600 With Bass Classic Championship

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Life is good for Columbus angler Roger Hendrix. He came. He saw, and he won the Reel 30 Bass Trail Classic last weekend on West Point Lake. Hendrix hauled in 21.4 pounds of bass on Saturday and Sunday. He has now won eight fishing titles in his distinguished career. Hendrix also left Pyne Road Park with a check for $1,600, ...

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Elderly Man Robbed And Pistol Whipped

Elderly Man Robbed And Pistol Whipped LaGrange Police are looking for a man accused of robbing and pistol whipping an elderly man in his yard over the weekend. Saturday morning about 7:49 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 900 block of New Mexico Street in reference to reports of an Armed Robbery. Police arrived and made ...

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Man Pistol Whipped In Home Invasion Robbery

LaGrange Police are investigating an incident where a local man was robbed and pistol whipped in his own home. Thursday morning about 10:12 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 900 block of Greenville Street in reference to a Home Invasion Robbery. Officer arrived and made contact with the male victim, who explained three unknown black males ...

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