Monthly Archives: October 2016

Wednesday October 26th – OBITS (7)

Edwin H. Busbee Mr. Edwin H. Busbee, age 89, of Virginia Beach , VA, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 4, 2016. Son of the late Henry and Gladys Busbee, he was born February 27, 1927, in Atlanta and was raised in Hogansville. He honorably served his country for 22 years in the United States Navy, retiring ...

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Third Annual Elms & Roses Garden Lecture With Acclaimed Author and Lecturer, Dr. William C. Welch

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Elms & Roses Garden Council will host its third annual Garden Lecture on October 24 featuring special guest speaker, Dr. William C. (Bill) Welch, nationally acclaimed author and lecturer, frequent contributor to Southern Living Magazine, Professor and Landscape Horticulturist at Texas A& M, speaking on “Heirloom Gardening in the South.” As part of Elms & Roses’ celebration of Hills and ...

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Perry Passes For 181 Yards, But Grangers Lose To Sandy Creek

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Two months ago when the football season began, La-Grange High School was thinking championship. State championship. But something happened along the way, and it hasn’t been good for the Grangers. They have stubbed their toe repeatedly. LaGrange High is 2-7 this fall, and that is a long way from any kind of championship. “We’ve had some injuries, and we’re playing ...

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Jordan Has A Lasting Legacy From Normandy To The Plains Of Auburn

They don’t make them like Ralph “Shug” Jordan anymore. The late and great Auburn football coach won more games than anyone in Tiger history, including Pat Dye. Jordan coached for 25 glorious years for the boys on the Auburn Plains. Jordan was in charge of Auburn football from 1951 to 1975. Shug had a long run like no other with ...

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Cougars Win By Forfeit Against Central Fellowship Christian

They didn’t even get their uniforms dirty. The Lafayette Christian Cougars didn’t play their scheduled Friday night football game at Central Fellowship Christian Academy in Macon. Central Fellowship decided to forfeit the game to Lafayette Christian. “They claimed they didn’t have enough players. Their coach ducked out of the game. I think he was tired of losing. This isn’t on ...

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Cardiac Tigers Win Again; Troup Holds Off Cedartown, 23-20

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Say it isn’t so, but it is. The Tigers won their seventh straight football game on Thursday night, and Troup High led just twice against Cedartown. Troup got physical, and the Tigers came from behind to whip the Bulldogs, 23-20 at Callaway Stadium. Troup High School trailed by scores of 8-0, 14-13 and 20-13 in the Region 5AAAAA football game. ...

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