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Graduation Rates Released During Superintendent Update

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Wednesday afternoon, School Board Chair Kirk Hancock and Interim School Superintendant Roy Nichols, provided an update on the ongoing school superintendant search at the LaGrange Rotary Club meeting and announced a system-wide increase in graduation rates for 2018. Hancock advised that the school board is expected to select a search firm to oversee the hunt for a new superintendent at ...

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Hogansville Breaks Ground on New Wastewater Treatment Facility

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Hogansville City Manager David Milliron on Thursday joined members of the city council and Mayor Bill Stankiewicz for the official groundbreaking ceremony for the city’s new wastewater treatment facility. Officials from Meriwether County were also in attendance, as the new plant will service both Hogansville and a portion of Meriwether County. According to Hogasnville’s Wastewater Treatment Superintendent Mark Hammond, the ...

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Burglary Suspect Fights with Police after Arrest

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LaGrange Police have arrested an alleged burglar who is accused of smashing in a local convenience store door to steal some beer. He was quickly identified and located using security video, but he didn’t go to jail easily and constantly struggled with officers on his eventual trip to the Troup County Jail. Early Tuesday morning, just after 2 a.m., officers ...

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Guild Hosts Annual Fundraiser for LaGrange Symphony Youth Orchestra

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Fun and fundraising came together Tuesday when the LaGrange Symphony Guild hosted their annual “My Favorite Things” luncheon at Del’avant in downtown La-Grange. Prior to the luncheon, attendees of the posh affair browsed through a gallery of unique and trés chic clothing, jewelry, and home accents offered by exclusive boutiques. Beautiful, distinctive paintings were on display, as well as the ...

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Police Investigating Purse Snatching

Police are currently investigating an incident where a woman allegedly snatched a purse from another woman out of her car outside a local supermarket in LaGrange. Wednesday night, about 8:22 p.m., Officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Publix supermarket on Commerce Avenue in reference to a reported Robbery in the parking lot. Officers arrived and made contact ...

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Daughters of the American Revolution Host Gun Control Debate

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In celebration of Constitution Week, students from LaGrange Academy were invited to debate the topic of “Gun Control” at a Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) meeting, held on Tuesday at Bellevue mansion. After presenting their respective arguments, the students, who are taking a “Current Issues” class at the Academy, responded to questions from the audience. Irrespective of their personal ...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

COMMUNITY CALENDAR •September 23, 2018 The Springfield Baptist Church/Hogansville, GAFamily will host their annual Family and Friends Day on Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 11 am. Dinner will be served. Join us! Pastor Reginald Wade-Sr. • Mondays: The “Movers and Shakers” Line Dance class will be held at Springfield Baptist Church/Hogansville, GA on Mondays at 6pm to 7pm. Class is ...

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Troup Softball Defeats Cedartown in Offensive Thriller

The Troup High softball game against Cedartown on Tuesday quickly turned into a shootout as both offenses put up some of their highest numbers of the season. Cedartown struck first with a run in the first, but the Tigers responded with a score of their own. They traded another round of back-and-forth scores in the second before Troup exploded for ...

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LaGrange Softball Triumphs over Sandy Creek

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The LaGrange Lady Granger varsity softball team on Tuesday pulled off a 92 victory over Sandy Creek after an impressive sevenrun sixth inning. The two teams were tied 4-4 at the bottom of the sixth before the Granger offense found their stride. LaGrange struck first, scoring a run at the bottom of the second on a homer from Katelynn Mobley. ...

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