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Middle School Basketball Showcase Slated For Dec. 15-16 In LaGrange

Some of the best seventh and eighth grade basketball talent in Georgia is headed this way. The 2nd annual Middle School Boys & Girls Basketball Showcase is set for next week at LaGrange High. Sixteen teams from around the “Peach State” will compete in the tournament next Friday and Saturday, Dec. 15-16, in the Grangers gym. It will all begin ...

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Police Investigating Fight as Potential Robbery

LaGrange Police are currently investigating a fight between a male and a female as a potential robbery by force. Tuesday evening about 5:11 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police responded to Kissler Street in reference to reports of a fight. Police arrived and spoke with the victim, who stated that she needed a report for a fight she had with ...

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Police & Sheriff’s Reports

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The individuals listed have been cited/arrested/charged in Troup County. However, this is not an admission of guilt. All parties are considered innocent until proved guilty. • Monday afternoon at 12:56 p.m., LaGrange Police were monitoring traffic at the intersection of Niles Street and Revis Street when the driver of a Nissan Altima passed by while not wearing a seatbelt. A ...

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Cavaliers Embrace Commitment, Excellence; Wiggins: “We have a lot of blue-collar guys.”

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When it comes to Callaway High football, character does count. Cavaliers head coach Pete Wiggins wants more out of his players than just blocking, tackling, and winning. Callaway High and the coach are seeking good players, responsible people, and those who make wise decisions on and off the field. “We are building character. We have a lot of blue-collar guys, ...

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Newnan Fishermen Haul In 15 Stripers, Hybrids On West Point

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It is all a matter of opinion. Some outdoorsmen, fishermen in particular, have a different definition of success. Take the two fishermen from Newnan, who refused to give their names. They thought they had a bad day on West Point Lake on Sunday. “We were striper fishing, and they were not on today,” said one angler. But he and his ...

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Kia Motors makes second annual co-sponsorship contribution to The Ray on Giving Tuesday

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(LaGrange, GA, November 28, 2017) — Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia (KMMG) delivered a significant financial contribution to The Ray, Georgia’s living laboratory for transportation technology on Interstate 85, on Giving Tuesday. The $26,000 gift is the second installment of a three-year commitment for the WheelRight® tire safety station, installed in December of 2016 at the Georgia Visitor Information Center on ...

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LaGrange Fire Department Public Information Officer to Retire December 25th

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LaGrange Fire Department Lt. Chris Taylor plans to retire December 25th, 25 years after he began working at the department. Lt. Taylor is the public information officer for the department and Company Officer at Station 4. According to Taylor, his career in the fire department starting taking shape his freshman year at La-Grange High School. “In the summer of 1986, ...

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Young Singers of West Georgia present a Christmas Memories Concert

Young Singers of West Georgia (YSWG) will present Christmas Memories, their holiday concert, at New Community Church on December 8th and 9th. This performance will consist of heartwarming and entertaining songs from a variety of genres. The show features group performances, large and small, of Christmas classics and favorites. Young Singers of West Georgia consists of over 100 performers ranging ...

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Georgia Trend names WGMC #1 Large Hospital for 2017

For the fourth time in five years, Georgia Trend magazine has named Well-Star West Georgia Medical Center the No. 1 Large Hospital in the state for 2017. WellStar WGMC also placed at the top of Georgia Trend’s annual hospital report in 2013, 2015 and 2016. Jerry Fulks, President of WellStar WGMC, said earning the top spot is a wonderful achievement ...

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