Monthly Archives: March 2017

Monday, March 27th – Obits (6)

Edwin Laurence Whitten Mr. Edwin Laurence Whitten, age 84, of Luthersville, passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at his home. Mr. Whitten was born September 3, 1932 in Rocky Mount, son of the late James and Alice Mae Crook Whitten. A veteran of service in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War, he lived in Clayton County before returning to ...

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DA’s Office Gets Convictions On Four Separate Gang Cases


The local DistrictAttorney’s office, and office of truly dedicated public servants, just recently negotiated pleas in four separate cases, all relating to criminal street gang charges. The DA’s office has consistently shown their dedication to eliminating the street gangs that plague or city and this is just one more example of that continued commitment to this all to important cause. ...

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Grangers Are Battle-Tested; LHS Boys Hurdle Chapel Hill


They’re fixated on performing, winning and playing the game with a mixture of magical shots. Just like their coaches taught them. Granger boys tennis is hard to beat and hard to discourage. LaGrange High has won six out of its last eight matches. The Grangers courted some more success as they went for the tennis jugular in a 3-2 win ...

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St. Patrick’s Celebration Kicks Off Weekend


The streets of Downtown LaGrange were once again filled with revelry to celebrate Ireland’s patron saint and friend to beer drinkers everywhere, Saint Patrick. For the last few years it has become an annual tradition in LaGrange to barricade off a portion of the streets downtown to hold a block party for an evening of Irish themed festivities, lots of ...

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No One Injured In Crovat Street Fire

Firefighters managed to quickly put out the blaze on Crovat Street Monday night and stopped the house from burning to the ground, but the interior of the residence was another story. Monday evening about 6:40 p.m., firefighters with the LaGrange Fire Department were called to the 100 block of East Crovat Street in reference to reports of a house fire. ...

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National History Day Competition At LaGrange College


On March 17, 2017, several 8th grade students from Mrs. Brandi Turner’s Georgia Studies classes competed at the regional National History Day competition at LaGrange College. The theme this year was ‘Taking a Stand in History.’ Those competing from GNMS were Ankit Kumar, Jesse Nix, Elizabeth Rainey, Donna Roy, Liz Rabun, Seeyeun Lee, Jackie Morman, Tyler Murray, Hooper Hammond, Kristen ...

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Woman Given 20 Years In United Way Case


After much coverage and attention, the case against one of the two women in the United Way defrauding case came to a close. This past Wednesday, March 22, the trial of Ann Spell, also known as Annie Doris Gray, ended in a quick and decisive fashion, with the jury only taking between 10 to 15 minutes for deliberations. It was ...

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LCS Hosts Ribbon Cutting For Their Joyful Noise Playground


There are some pretty amazing things that happen here in LaGrange and Troup County. There are so many new developments happening here in the industrial, retail, and educational fields and these large-scale projects are breathing new life into a community quickly on the rise as a premier destination in Georgia. In the heart of all of these new developments and ...

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