Monthly Archives: February 2017

Wednesday, March 1st – Obits (8)

Betty Eason Mrs. Betty Plant Eason, age 80, of East Ellijay and formerly of Grantville, passed away Friday, February 24, 2017, at Tranquility at Kennesaw Mountain Hospice in Marietta. Mrs. Eason was born April 19, 1936, in Grantville, daughter of the late B.C. and Mattie Stevens Plant. A resident of Grantville most of her life, she lived in East Ellijay ...

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Monday, February 27th

• February 28 at 12:00 PM: Souper Reads Book Club! Join us for soup and a discussion of Dan Baum’s Nine Lives. Hogansville Public Library 310 Johnson St., Hogansville, GA, 30230 • February 28th at 6:30 PM: Donald Davis:An Evening of Storytelling The Friends of LaGrange Memorial Library will once again host An Evening of Storytelling with Donald Davis! LaGrange ...

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Kuerzi Slams Beck, 6-0, 6-2; LaGrange Boys Top The Dogs


Confidence has its place, no doubt. After the LaGrange High boys won their first Region 5-AAAA tennis match of the season, junior singles player Jackson Kuerzi made a bold statement after the 4-1 Granger victory over the Cedartown Bulldogs on Thursday afternoon. “We should win the region. I trust my team. We want to get back to being champions,” said ...

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Man Robbed And Beaten On Troup Street

A local man was robbed and beaten by an unknown assailant Thursday evening. Police are investigating, but they appear to have very little to go on as the victim wasn’t actually able to see his assailants. Thursday night about 5 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Well Star West Georgia Medical Center in reference to reports ...

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12-Year-Old Brings Knife To School

Wednesday afternoon, LaGrange Police School Resource Officers working at Gardner Newman Middle School on Shannon Drive were called into the office in reference to a student seen with a weapon. Police spoke with school administrators, who advised a seventh grade student was seen in the girl’s restroom with a knife. The student had also allegedly stated that if anyone made ...

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Gardner Newman Students Take on Technology During World Read Aloud Day


LaGrange, Ga., February 22, 2017 – Earlier this month, middle school students from Gardner Newman took a spin on reading aloud. During World Read Aloud Day, they grabbed Chromebook computers, logged into Google Hangouts, and linked to Mrs. Freeman’s third grade readers at West Point Elementary. Over video chat, the elementary students were able to see and hear the story ...

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LaGrange High School FFA Chapter


The Troup County Sheriff’s Office is certainly appreciative to the 127 members of the LaGrange High School FFA Chapter who collected pieces of fleece to make no-sew blankets to donate to our agency. Overall the chapter collected enough fleece to make 38 blankets. The purpose in making the blankets is to place a blanket in each of our patrol cars ...

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County To Discuss Committee On Public Safety


This past Tuesday, February 21 was a big day for the County. That afternoon the County and all three cities convened in Newnan to discuss SPLOST V in a joint meeting. However, it was business as usual that morning at the regular meeting for the County. They discussed many different items on their agenda and one of those items could ...

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