Monthly Archives: November 2016

Grangers Shellack Houston, 75-44; Jackson: “We Picked Up Our Intensity”


They were more than ready. They were abusive. They were dominating. They were thorough and conclusive. But above all, the La-Grange High boys were relentless in a net-stuffing kind of way last Tuesday night. The Grangers went out and took Houston County apart, piece-by-piece and quarter-by-quarter. What that ultimately meant for LaGrange High was a pre-Thanksgiving basketball feast to the ...

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Lady Grangers Bear Down, LaGrange Cruises Past Houston County


Sometimes winning is just a mindset. That is starting to sink in for the Lady Granger basketball team. LaGrange High turned a three-point fourth quarter deficit into a 44-36 win against Houston County on Tuesday night, Nov. 22 at LHS. Senior center Shania Woodward and the Lady Grangers took their game to the next level in the final eight minutes ...

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Callaway Shows Some Playoff Grit


Cavaliers Take Down Screven County, 35-34 All season long the Cavaliers have been doing the unlikely, the improbable and the out of the ordinary. That scenario came home to roost one more time as Callaway High School beat the Screven County Gamecocks, 35-34 on Friday night in Sylvania. On this night in South Georgia in the state football quarterfinals, Callaway ...

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Heart Of West Georgia President Presents Active Life Check For $2,500


Heart Of West Georgia President Gary Stephens presents Dan Wooten with a check for $2,500 to be used for the purchase of an exercise machine for The Active Life Wellness Center. Heart of West Georgia is an organization focused on raising money for Heart Education, Cardiovascular Projects, Women’s Health and Obesity to support the people of West Georgia. Pictured from ...

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Many Faces Of Love Found In ‘Almost, Maine’


The twists and turns of love within an hour’s time in a small town in Maine are at the heart of “Almost, Maine,” Director Tracy Riggs, instructor of theatre arts, said the play is made up of a prologue, eight short scenes and an epilogue. “All of the action takes place at 9 p.m. on a cold Friday night in ...

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Kora’s Care Continues This Christmas Season


Not too long ago, Kora learned of the physical and emotional hardships that young cancer patients must face every day. So, after taking a childhood cancer class, Kora decided that she would do something more than understand the reality of children’s cancer – she would change its reality for the better. Kora’s mother, Amanda (who is also Kora’s homeschooling teacher), ...

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The Destiny Ring: A Story Of Pine Mountain


On Friday night, November 18, Light Up Pine Mountain took the downtown area by storm as families, friends, and locals crowded the shops, restaurants, and streets to wait for the big Christmas tree to be lit. Music was playing, decorations were being hung, and an author was signing her book in Dog Gone Good Bargains (a local thrift store that ...

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Man Caught Stealing Security System

In a strange bit of irony, a local man was arrested for Shoplifting after being caught on store security video stealing a security video system, presumably to prevent other criminals from stealing his stuff. Wednesday afternoon about 12:01 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Walmart on New Franklin Road in reference to Felony Shoplifting. While en ...

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Archives Host Historic Broad Street Tour


The City of LaGrange and Troup County are places of great historical significance. Hidden beneath layers of modernization and technological advances, one really has to dig deep and search through the fabric of our advanced town to find these historical treasures. Fortunately, we have people in our community that have dedicated themselves to keeping that history alive. County Historian Clark ...

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Daughters Of The American Revolution Announce Essay Winners


The LaGrange Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is pleased to announce the winners of their American History Essay Contest. This contest is open to all students in Grades 58. The theme this year was ‘Celebrating America’s National Parks. The winners were: 5th grade: First Place – Will Davis – West Point Elementary, Second Place – Sarah Kim ...

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