Monthly Archives: February 2017

Monday, February 27th – Obits (6)

Bob Williams Mr. Robert “Bob” Williams, age 76 of the Rocky Mount Community in Meriwether County, passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at Wellstar Spalding Regional Hospital in Griffin. Born March 14, 1940 in Atlanta, Mr. Williams was the son of the late John Robert Williams and Helen Fargason Williams. A convenience store owner, Mr. Williams had owned and operated ...

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Asbell Goes On A Five-Goal Tirade, Lady Grangers Rock Callaway


Never overlook player No. 6 in the LaGrange High soccer threads. Maggie Asbell has some ridiculous skills. She has an appetite for scoring. She has a propensity for the dramatic. Asbell, the Lady Granger junior, never gets tired of playing, winning and putting the ball in the back of the net. Asbell did that a lot on Wednesday night as ...

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Grangers Break Scoreless Tie, Callaway Loses To LHS Boys


Whether they like it or not, the future is now. And the Grangers do like it. “We’re looking at a younger team. We’re a work in progress. We’re finally getting a better idea of the game,” said Keita Placide, the head coach of the La-Grange High boys soccer team. The Grangers took another step in the right direction on Wednesday ...

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County And Cities Host Joint Meeting On SPLOST V


We have something very special to cherish here in our community. That specialness can be found in the bonds of government. While that sounds like an interesting thing to be thankful for, especially circa 2017, the fact holds true here in Troup County. The fact of the matter is that our County and our three cities work hand in hand ...

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Woman Robbed On Hogansville Road

A local woman managed to fight off pair of subjects who attempted to mug her at gunpoint Wednesday night, but not before they were able to forcibly take her purse. Wednesday night about 9:26 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Food Depot on Hogansville Road Food Depot in reference to an Armed Robbery. Officers arrived and met with the female ...

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Army Counterintelligence Agent Talks With LaGrange College Students


Pete Turner, an army counterintelligence agent, recently spoke with LaGrange College students at Corn Auditorium. After 1,000 combat patrols centered on listening to locals rather than intense fighting, he was polled with plenty of student-engaged questions and had loads of insight to share: What would be your solution moving forward in the fight against ISIS? It’s five different elements as ...

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