Monthly Archives: December 2016

Friday December 9th – OBITS (6)

James D. Norris Mr. James Davis Norris, age 99, of Atkinson, NE and formerly of Hogansville, died peacefully Thursday, November 24, 2016, at Good Samaritan Society-Atkinson. He had resided there since early February, 2014, following a bout of severe pneumonia.       James was the second son of the late William Wesley and Rose Bell Norris and was born June 4, 1917 ...

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Recruiters Are Swooning Over Mwikuta; Auburn, Louisville Want The Tiger Defensive End


Troup sophomore defensive end King Mwikuta is causing some havoc once again. College recruiters are stumbling over each other trying to get a peek at the big play football star from THS. Mwikuta has something that all the recruiters want – unlimited potential. And the 6-foot-4, 210-pound Mwikuta is only 15 years old. “King has a good wing span and ...

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Women Are Crashing The Boards In LaGrange Hockey League


They do want to be tested and challenged. They don’t want to be coddled. They want to be accepted for what they are. “These girls (and guys) are hockey players. They play when it hurts. We don’t stop the game unless somebody is bleeding. Our games have meaning,” said Glenn Cunningham, a player and an administrator in the LaGrange Street ...

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GHRAC 2016 Archives Awards

Morrow, GA, October 28, 2016 – Chancellor Henry M. Huckaby and Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council (GHRAC) Chair P. Toby Graham presented Kay Lanning Minchew with the GHRAC Award for Excellence in Research Using the Holdings of Archives during the fourteenth annual GHRAC Archives Awards ceremony at the Georgia Archives on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. The GHRAC Awards recognize outstanding ...

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The Portal Boutique Welcomes Holiday Shoppers


The Portal, formerly known as the Emmaus House LaGrange Inc., is working on transforming and upgrading their services while renovating their new location at 904 Hill Street. Once the building is refurbished and ready for operation, a Day Resource Center and Transitional Living Center will be opened for women and children who need a safe haven. A creative way for ...

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West Georgia Hospice: Raising Funds While Spreading Christmas Joy For 27 Years


For 27 years, staff members and volunteers with Well-Star West Georgia Hospice (WG Hospice) have found a way to raise funds for their non-profit organization, all while giving the gift of joy during this special Christmas season. Their mission began without cell phones or computers, with a handful of staff and volunteers sprawled on a small floor, individually placing sleeves ...

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Aggravated Assault On Newnan Street

The peace and tranquility of a Sunday afternoon was disrupted this past weekend when bullets went flying late in the afternoon. Newnan Street took on these sounds as people were preparing for bed and work the following Monday morning. Three, yet unidentified, males were seen running from the scene of the crime that night. On Sunday, December 4 at approximately ...

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