Monthly Archives: October 2016

Wednesday October 5th – OBITS (8)

Velma Folds Mrs. Velma Brown Folds, age 80, of Hogansville, passed away Saturday, October 1, 2016, at Piedmont Newnan Hospital. Mrs. Folds was born February 23, 1936, in Ranburne, AL, daughter of the late William Russell Brown and Bulah Meeks Brown. She lived in Hogansville most of her life, was employed for a number of years at the Dixie Division ...

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Bulldogs Show Some Fight, But River Rats Roll, 14-2

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The LaGrange Youth Softball League is not all about wins, losses and batting averages. The league is also about girls. It’s about players like Mallory Bradley, Kayleigh Rutland and Caity Weatherford. They play the game to let off some steam. They play the game to improve their mental makeup. They play the game to improve their people skills and their ...

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Braves Will Contend In 2017, Players Want Snitker Back

When the Atlanta Braves move into their new ball yard next year they are going to have a good baseball team to put in it. The Braves should be ready to contend as soon as 2017. There is no reason to think otherwise. Atlanta did finish dead last in the National East this year, but the Braves were up to ...

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Tigers Upset 4th-Ranked Patriots, Praise Academy Drills Cougars

The suspense is building and so are the wins for Troup High School. Coach Tanner Glisson’s Cinderella Tigers ran their winning streak to five games on Friday night with a 28-20 upset of Sandy Creek in a Region 5-AAAA football game in Metro Atlanta. And Sandy Creek wasn’t any ‘ol team either. The Patriots are the fourth ranked team in ...

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Cedartown Hands LaGrange A Bitter 27-17 Homecoming Loss


It was written all over his face. Granger senior linebacker J.D. Young was disappointed and then some. He and the LaGrange High football team let one get away on Friday night. The Grangers watched a 17-0 lead melt away and turn into a 27-17 defeat to Cedartown in the LaGrange High homecoming game at Callaway Stadium. “This hurts. This was ...

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City Council Makes A Motion To Adopt Thread Trails Master Plan

With a state grant already in place, The Thread plans to use Granger Park as a focal point of the new trails

When we think of economic- friendly travel, our minds tend to jump to electrical smart cars or cleaner oil and fuel, but few people consider travelling through town by bike or foot. The City of LaGrange continues to grow as businesses expand and more families move in. Roads are growing wider and sidewalks are becoming thinner. Some of our sidewalks ...

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