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LaGrange High Cross Country Teams Win Big at ASICS Invitational

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The LaGrange High boys and girls cross country teams took first and third place, respectively, at the ASICS invitational this past weekend. The win kept the boys team competitive for first in the region and bumped the girls team to second in the region behind Chapel Hill. The boys team finished with a score of 73 to take first place ...

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Sea Turtles Soccer Team Accepts National Championship Tournamnet Invitation

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LaGrange Coach Shane Pulliam’s Sea Turtles soccer team impressed this summer as they took state 3×3 tournaments by storm. Despite being new to 3×3 games, two Sea Turtles teams powered through their competitions, taking down Atlanta United squads in the process. Now, the Sea Turtles, who finished first nationally in their age group, have accepted a bid to play for ...

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Bike MS 2018

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This year Bike MS raised over $300,000 to go toward researching a cure. There were eight riders this year who have MS. One of the riders is 86 years old, and the group calls him their inspiration. He is their oldest rider. His bike had a hook on it so that if hills or valleys get to be too much, ...

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Profile in Courage: Donna Carroll

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Donna Carroll is a fighter and a survivor. Diagnosed with breast cancer two weeks before her 35th birthday, she says she discovered the disease on her own. Even though there was no history of breast cancer in her family, Carroll says she felt sure something was wrong. After several aspirations and a biopsy, Carroll was told she had Stage 3 ...

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Police Investigating Stonewall Street Shooting

LaGrange Police are investigating an alleged shooting incident that reportedly occurred Tuesday night, but went unreported until the weekend. Sunday evening about 5:30 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 900 block of Stonewall Street in reference to what was originally reported as a harassment issue. Officers arrived and quickly learned that the incident was actually a ...

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Pro-Life Supporters Form Annual “Life Chain”

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About 80 pro-life demonstrators braved 90-degree heat Sunday afternoon to stand along the intersection of Lafayette Parkway and Morgan Streets, near downtown LaGrange, each quietly holding up one of several signs with right-to-life messages, such as – “ADOPTION: THE LOVING OPTION,” “ABORTION HURTS WOMEN,” and “LIFE—THE FIRST INALIENABLE RIGHT – drawing the attention of passing motorists, many of whom honked in approval. ...

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Dr. Ingram Speaks on Lafayette at Luncheon

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“The welfare of America is intimately connected with the happiness of all mankind; she will become the respectable and safe asylum of virtue, integrity, tolerance, equality, and a peaceful liberty.” ~ Marquis de Lafayette The First United Methodist Church of La-Grange welcomed guest speaker Dr. Richard Ingram to their Thursday Lunch Club for a talk on the Marquis de Lafayette, ...

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Knox Pest Control Takes First Place in Chamber Golf Tournament

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The LaGrange-Troup Chamber of Commerce held its annual golf tournament Thursday, October 4 at The Fields Golf Club. The theme of this year’s event was “Mulligan’s Island.” The tournament was first announced at an Early Bird Breakfast at Great Wolf Lodge earlier this year. Chamber members, modeled after characters from the hit 1960’s television series Gilligan’s Island, took the stage ...

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Granger Softball Beats Cedartown to Place Third Seed for State Finals

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The Lady Granger softball team continued their dominance with a 5-0 win over Cedartown to earn a third-place ranking as they head into state. The Grangers kicked off their region tournament playoffs with two decidedly- strong victories over rival Troup. The first was a 13-0 blowout, while the other was only marginally better for the Tigers at 9-1. LaGrange’s win ...

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Career Ready Workshop Brings National Non-profit and Students Together for Good

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Chanelle Foster never imagined she would learn Forklift Driving skills as a participant in her paid 12week Career Ready Workshop, but she learned that – and more – thanks to a partnership brought to Troup County School System (TCSS) between Goodwill Industries of the Southern Rivers (GoodwillSR) and West Georgia Technical College (WGTC). “Driving a forklift was fun. I was ...

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