Monthly Archives: May 2017

Lueken, Lafayette Christian Leave With Honor, Integrity, Grass Stains

For the entire 80 minutes the Cougars played like a team with something to prove and with something to win. Lafayette Christian was combative and on course. The Cougars played some jaw-breaking, teeth-mashing and punishing defense with a little blood here and a lot of grass stains over there. Doing the kicking and the tongue-wagging was a Lafayette Christian defense, ...

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Rosencrants, Cougars Are A Proud State Soccer Runner-Up In GICAA


Right from the beginning of the season the Cougars believed they would win their second straight boys state soccer championship in the Georgia Independent Christian Athletic Association. In a season in which some teams would have termed rebuilding, Lafayette Christian found its niche after some early and middle-ofthe- season slipping and sliding. This spring the Cougars have changed their lineup ...

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Felony Check Fraud Scam Caught at Bank


A check fraud suspect has been arrested after fast-acting bank employees at a local bank discovered a scam and quickly notified police. The incident occurred Monday afternoon about 2:30 p.m., at the CB& T branch on North Greenwood Street. Police responded to the incident in progress to find the male suspect standing at the counter trying to pass a bad ...

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PUBLIC NOTICE Closure of South Davis Road

South Davis Road (State Route 14 SPUR) between Whitesville Road (State Route 219) and Hamilton Road (State Route 1/US 27) will be closed to through traffic beginning Monday, May 22, 2017 to facilitate construction of the intersection of Davis Road with Tom Hall Parkway. Businesses located on this limited access portion of Davis Road can be accessed via Whitesville Road ...

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Free for the Summer


Free for the Summer Just before the kindergarten was released from school for summer vacation, they held a release of their own! The students nurtured cocoons in their classrooms, and watched beautiful butterflies emerge. Once they made sure their guests were ready to move on to the bigger world, they released them on the playground to fly free!  

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Brake Light Leads to Multiple Felony Charges


LaGrange Police have arrested a convicted felon on several more felony charges after a malfunctioning brake light led them to discover multiple firearms and illegal narcotics in his possession. Early Sunday morning about 2:20 a.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department were on patrol in the area of Brown Street near Daniel Street, when police observed a black Kia Forte ...

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Chamber Breakfast Speaker Emphasizes the Importance of Buying Locally

Waldrep's program emphasized the importance of buying local

“As the Assistant Director of Entrepreneur and Small Business and Regional Project Manager with the Department of Economic Development, Ryan Waldrep provides assistance to companies considering Georgia as a business destination and identifying and pursuing prospective companies with expansion and or relocation potential. He also assists local Chambers of Commerce and Development Authorities in their economic development activities and development ...

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Police Investigating Car Crash as Assault

LaGrange Police have arrested an older teen on vehicular assault charges after he allegedly intentionally ran another vehicle off the road. Officers with the LaGrange Police Department initially responded to the 400 block of Colquitt Street upon reports of an automobile accident with injuries, but later discovered the incident wasn’t exactly an accident. Police arrived to find a Honda Civic ...

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Firehouse Officially Opens its Doors in LaGrange


LaGrange is booming and growing at an exponential rate. Never before in the history of the city, or the County for that matter, has there ever been in such a state of growth like the one that is currently enveloping our community.  Between the mall expansion, the Great Wolf Lodge, and the Downtown Hotel, the city is changing on a ...

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Deborah Dunn Memorial Scholarship Founded


My wife an educator for many years in the Callaway School System passed on the 4th of July 2016. One of her wishes many years ago (before sickness ever invaded her body) was, if she passed before me that I would not have a lot of flowers at her funeral but to use those funds and donate them for a ...

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