Monthly Archives: May 2017

Senators Isakson, Perdue Co-sponsor Bipartisan Childhood Cancer Research Expansion

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) recently co-sponsored the bipartisan Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access, Research (STAR) Act, which would advance childhood cancer treatments through research and program development. “It is extremely important that we increase research to develop new treatments and new therapies to cure the devastating effects of childhood cancer,” said Senator ...

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Man Claiming to Be Undercover FBI Agent Arrested in Strange Incident


Man Claiming to Be Undercover FBI Agent Arrested in Strange Incident Police have arrested a man on several charges after he allegedly threatened a worker, claiming to be some combination of undercover railroad company informant and FBI Agent. Monday morning about 11:30 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police responded to the 100 block of North Dawson Street in reference to ...

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Senator David Perdue Co-Hosts Squawk Box, Discusses President Trump’s Agenda


Senator David Perdue Co-Hosts Squawk Box, Discusses President Trump’s Agenda “There has been some progress. We’ve got some heavy lifting yet to come.” WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) and U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) today co-hosted CNBC’s Squawk Box with Becky Quick, Joe Kernen, and Andrew Sorkin, and led a conversion about the ongoing work on President ...

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Another Good Showdown in Fast Softball


The youth girls fast pitch softball for Troup County Parks and Recreation Commission is always a favorite among spectators at the Shuford Fields. This past Thursday, May 11th a rematch between the Lady Tigers and Miximum Effort were amongst those games featured. This is the last game of the regular season for both teams. Both teams put forth an enormous ...

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Two LHS Seniors Sign For College Tennis


The game of Tennis is a fun, fast paced and exciting affair. Kids from different high schools all across the Country are finding a love for the game and are making it to the next levels of play. Tennis is widely gaining in popularity and kids all across the nation are taking note and falling in love with the game. ...

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Woman Arrested for Identity Theft Fraud on Children


Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators have arrested a local woman on several fraud charges after an investigation revealed that conducted an Identity Fraud Scam on minor children. Sheriff’s Investigators arrested and charged Kathryn Page Tucker, of Troup County, after an ongoing investigation revealed that she used the identities of young kids to obtain credit and merchandise in a fraudulent manner. Investigators ...

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Man Claimed He Was Threatened, Police Learn Otherwise


LaGrange Police have arrested a man who allegedly caused a disturbance at a local supermarket. Police say the man originally claimed he had been mistreated and threatened by a store employee, but evidence later showed he had actually caused the whole incident. Thursday night about 9:50 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Food Depot on Hogansville Road in reference to ...

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Ye Olde Red Door Hosts Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting


There is nothing quite like the look and attitude of a beautiful antique piece. People set off all around the world to find a piece with the feel, the right flair, and the right history to make it the perfect addition to your home. While people travel the world over looking for these pieces, many of these priceless antiques can ...

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AHF Affiliate AID Atlanta Files Federal Lawsuit Against CDC for Defunding Respected Longtime AIDS Service Provider

AID Atlanta—which has been providing HIV/AIDS services, care and education in Atlanta since 1982— asserts in its federal lawsuit that the CDC acted in an arbitrary, capricious and illegal manner when it refused to renewAIDAtlanta’s funding contract for HIV testing and prevention services, an action that threatens the delivery of care and treatment to vulnerable, underserved, largely minority populations. ATLANTA ...

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