Monthly Archives: November 2016

Monday November 7th – OBITS (6)

Albert Jackson “Bo” Brow Albert Jackson “Bo” Brown, age 82, of Manchester, Ga., passed away Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at Warm Springs Medical Center in Warm Springs, Ga. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 29, 2016 at the Chapel of Cox Funeral Home in Manchester. Rev. Robbie Shirah and Rev. Cary Hicks officiated. Honorary pallbearers were Billy ...

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Georgia Southern Will Step On The SEC Stage At Ole Miss

Coach Tyson Summers and his Georgia Southern Eagles have a tough hill to climb as they trek toward Oxford, Miss. The Eagles will be looking for a signature win and a shocking upset as the boys from the pedestrian Sun Belt Conference face the mighty and the prestigious Ole Miss Rebels from the Southeastern Conference. The Johnny Rebs from Oxford ...

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Woodmen Life Reels In Blue Sharks, League Champs Win With Penalty Kicks


Anything goes in the soccer playoffs. It’s hairy. It’s bloody. It’s a noggin-knocker. Anybody can win, and it is always nerve-wracking. The regular season means nothing in the playoffs. Just ask the Woodmen Life coed soccer squad from the LaGrange U-15 League. Woodmen Life coasted through the regular season with an 8-0-2 record. The Steve Langley-coached team was the prohibitive ...

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Battling Armadillos

 Brian Maddy, County Extension Agent Waking up to a lawn that looks like a practice tee at a local driving range is not a pleasant experience. The holes dug by armadillos also damage ornamental plants and gardens. Just what exactly are armadillos doing here? The Nine-Banded Armadillos have been migrating from Mexico since the turn of the last century. They ...

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High School Students Learn To THINC Fast


LAGRANGE, GA – October 26, 2016 – THINC College & Career Academy students had a chance to put their interviewing skills to the test during the THINC Fast event. About 40 volunteers from 30 different partner companies spent the day conducting mock job interviews with about 400 THINC students. The workshop gave students, many of whom had never interviewed for ...

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Learning With Lego’s


Elementary principals walked into a room full of lego’s to see how this building block past time can be relevant for students. During the Lego We Do 2.0 meeting, the administrators switched roles and were actually the students. The meeting, facilitated by John Garrett of Lego 2.0, was a walk into the robotics world for elementary students. The purpose of ...

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Labor Finders Holds Ribbon Cutting


There is no question about it – LaGrange and Troup County are already on the receiving end of several new business and job opportunities that are flooding into the area. Along with projects like the Great Wolf Lodge, the Downtown Hotel, and the newly planned Sentury Tire factory, there has never been a better place to look for work than ...

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Splash Kitchens & Baths Featured In National Magazine Article


LaGrange, GA, – Splash Kitchens & Baths of La-Grange, GA is featured in an industry profile in the October issue of Kitchen & Bath Design News (KBDN). The article titled “Savvy Showrooms” reviews six showrooms across the nation and what makes them inspirational to visitors and clients. KBDN selected Splash for this Industry Profile from thousands of kitchen and bath ...

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