Monthly Archives: February 2018

Communities In Schools of Georgia’s Champions rise to ‘extraordinary’


On Monday, as the Nation observed President’s Day, Communities In Schools of Georgia (CISGA) – the state’s premiere model for dropout prevention and wrap-around student supports – honored local Champions who have risen above the ordinary to do the extraordinary. Among those recognized during the Champions Awards Ceremony at the Georgia Aquarium were Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal for a ...

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Point Completes Three-Game Weekend Sweep of Toccoa Falls, 4-0


Junior right-hander Nico Mayoral (Mountain View, CA) pitched seven innings of shutout baseball and junior first baseman Dayton Cook (Spanish Fort, AL) and senior catcher Juan Reyes (Santo Domingo, D.R.) each powered tworun home runs as Point University (6-4) completed a three-game sweep of Toccoa Falls College (6-5), by a 4-0 score, Saturday, Feb. 17 on Skyhawks Field in West ...

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Point Shuts Out MGSU, 4-0 and 1-0; Williams Lays Down Walk-off Bunt in Game 2


Point University (5-7) recorded its third shutout victory in its last four games, defeating Middle Georgia State University (4-6), 4-0 and 1-0, in nonconference collegiate women’s softball action on West Point Park Field, Wednesday, Feb. 21. GAME ONE: Junior right-hander Ryan Simpson (Valley, AL) used 81 pitches to subdue Middle Georgia State and scattered five singles, allowed one walk and ...

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Granger Baseball Pulls Out Big Win Over Columbus


The Grangers are back in the swing of things with their first win of the season this past Wednesday night, February 21st, against a visiting Columbus Blue Devils team. Baseball at LHS has long been a storied tradition, bringing out many greats over the years that have gone on to play at higher levels. The team was off to a ...

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Rotary Club Hosts Annual Star Student Recognition Lunch


This past Wednesday at their regularly scheduled noon meeting, The LaGrange Rotary Club held an extra special event. For 59 years, The LaGrange Rotary Club has been a sponsor for the Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) Student, which recognizes high school seniors who have the highest score in one sitting on the three-part Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) taken through the ...

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Man Charged with Pointing Gun at Girlfriend’s Mother

A local man is behind bars for allegedly pointing a gun at his girlfriend’s mother during a heated argument. Late Tuesday night about 11:53 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 100 block of Fannin Street in reference to a person with a gun. Officers arrived and made contact with Dmetrius Brandon Lemon, who advised that he ...

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Community Calendar

• February 24th – The Sock Hops return to Troup High School for an exciting concert benefitting the Troup High Alumni Association. The show starts at 7pm in the Troup High Fine Arts Auditorium. Advanced tickets are $15. You can purchase tickets by calling Troup High School at (706) 812-7957 or Ellis Cadenhead at (706) 884-5546. • Mondays: The “Movers ...

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Man Charged with Kidnapping, False Imprisonment in Domestic Incident


LaGrange Police have arrested a local man on several domestic violence charges after he allegedly dragged a female into his residence and held her against her will. Tuesday afternoon about 12:57 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the area of Jefferson Street and Clark Street in reference to reports of a fight in progress. Troup 911 told ...

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Troup County Historical Society Celebrates 100 Year Birthday of the Legacy Museum Building


Over 100 years has come and gone since the Legacy Museum building on Main Street was built, ushering in a new era for the community. LaGrange and Troup County are full of incredible historical stories and tales that sometimes wander beyond the realm of our belief. Fortunately, our historical society has made it their mission to protect the stories and ...

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