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Cadet Colonel Jasmine Diaz Takes Command of the Air Force Junior ROTC

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Jasmine Diaz, a senior at Callaway High School, has achieved the ROTC’s highest rank of Cadet Colonel. Cadet Diaz, who is entering her fourth year of JROTC, will lead 83 fellow cadets throughout the fall semester. The Air Force Junior ROTC is a training program designed to educate and train high school cadets in citizenship, community service, personal responsibility, character, ...

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LaGrange Softball Rolls in Double Header against Cartersville

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The Lady Granger softball team on Saturday cruised for two victories in their double header against Cartersville. The two road wins put the Grangers 15-6 for the season thus far. LaGrange secured the league in the first game Saturday morning with a dramatic walk-off grand slam that broke a 2-2 tie. Cartersville struck early in the two-game series, scoring at ...

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Braves Offered Free Tickets to Coastal Residents Displaced by Hurricane Florence

The Atlanta Braves extended an invitation to anyone who has evacuated to Atlanta due to Hurricane Florence to be their guests for their three games at SunTrust Park when the team took on the Washington Nationals on Friday (7:35 p.m.), Saturday (1:05 p.m.) and Sunday (1:35 p.m.). In addition, all the proceeds from the weekend’s 50/50 raffle benefited Red Cross ...

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Atlanta Braves Single-game Tickets for 2018 NLDS Go on-sale Sept. 19 at 10 a.m.

Single-game tickets for potential National League Division Series games at SunTrust Park will go onsale Wednesday, September 19 at 10 a.m. to the general public. A-List Member and Braves registered users will have access to a presale on Tuesday, September 18. ‘This team has been incredibly exciting to watch this season and our fans have supported us all year,’ said ...

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College Football Week Three Takeaways

This may be Saban’s best Alabama team yet. There are some aspects of this year’s Crimson Tide team that are familiar. They still have an incredibly efficient defense that has limited opponents to two touchdowns or less all season. Saturday’s game was no exception, as the Crimson Tide limited the Rebels to one touchdown that came on a freak play ...

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Troup Earns Impressive Win over Woodward

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The Troup High softball team on Monday secured their best win of the season against Woodward. The Tigers, who are currently 6-15, rebounded for a great win in an otherwise rough season. Troup needed just three innings to put the game away. The defense shut out Woodward, while the offense exploded for eight runs in the first inning. They followed ...

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Police Investigating Lease Fraud

LaGrange Police are investigating an incident where a woman was allegedly fooled into paying a deposit and signing a false lease to a shyster, fraudulently claiming to be the realtor for the property. The whole investigation started Friday afternoon about 12:42 p.m., when officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 500 block of Ridley Avenue in reference to ...

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Hogansville City Council Votes on Substitute Film Ordinance

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Hogansville City Council Votes on Substitute Film Ordinance In a move reproached by City Manager David Milliron, the Hogansville City Council on Monday voted to pass a substitute film ordinance. The original ordinance was rewritten after council heard suggestions from Councilman Jackson and Mayor Pro Tem Theresa Strickland. Jackson had suggested that negotiations made between the city manager and various ...

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Getaway Driver Arrested, Police Still Looking for Two Felony Suspects

LaGrange Police have arrested the alleged getaway driver for a felony shoplifting incident and are still looking to identify two conspirators. Saturday afternoon about 12:27 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Belk department store in the LaGrange Mall on LaFayette Parkway in reference to Shoplifting. Officers arrived and met with an employee, who advised that two ...

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Diverse Power Sponsors March of Dimes Golf Tournament

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March of Dimes held their annual golf tournament with the support of Diverse Power at The Fields Golf Course in La-Grange last Friday. An official statement from March of Dimes thanked Diverse Power for their “support since 2009.” The organization also thanked LongHorn Steakhouse, Jackson Beverages, and Marco’s Pizza “for their support of the golf tournament.” Proceeds from the tournament ...

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