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Cobb Had Deep Georgia Roots, Hall of Fame Reputation

One of the most brazen and most authentic baseball heroes for all eternity just happened to call Georgia home. Say hello to Ty Cobb, who was born in Narrows, Ga. and raised in Royston (30 miles from Athens). Cobb was a child of the “golden rule” and the hickory switch. He was “old school” for sure. Cobb was dirt poor ...

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Heart of West Georgia Donates Funds for AED To WellStar WGMC’s Outpatient Rehab & Wellness Facility

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The Heart of West Georgia has donated $1,000 towards the purchase of a new automated external defibrillator (AED) for WellStar West Georgia Medical Center’s Outpatient Rehabilitation & Wellness program. An AED is a medical device that analyzes the heart’s rhythm. If necessary, it delivers an electric shock, which helps the heart re-establish an effective rhythm. Sudden cardiac arrest is one ...

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Twenty Graduate from West Georgia Health Foundation Insiders Series

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Twenty community leaders have graduated from the fifth annual West Georgia Health Foundation Insiders Series, a program that showcases the quality healthcare and technologies available at WellStar West Georgia Medical Center and describes the challenges facing the healthcare industry. Troup County Tax Commissioner Shane Frailey was impressed by the inside look at the health system that serves our region. “By ...

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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. • Friday morning about 4:01 a.m., LaGrange Police were patrolling the area of Revis Street near Glenn Robertson Street when officers observed a beige Oldsmobile Aurora turn into the LaGrange Housing Authority at a high ...

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WellStar West Georgia Medical Center joins Mayo Clinic Care Network

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LAGRANGE, Ga. (November 2, 2017) — Well-Star Health System is expanding its collaboration with Mayo Clinic, a global leader in medical research and education. Physicians at WellStar West Georgia Medical Center now have access to the resources of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, a national network of like-minded organizations who share a commitment to better serving patients and their families. ...

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Clerk Faces Felony Charges for Pilfering Lotto Tickets

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For all budding criminal masterminds, the Georgia Lottery Commission has a message for you, steal lottery tickets and you’re going to get caught. Hopefully one young woman has learned her lesson now that she faces serious charges for allegedly stealing the scratchers at work. Investigators with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office arrested the female store clerk after she allegedly stole ...

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Nickell Rentals Hosts Ribbon Cutting

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November is shaping up to be quite the busy month for the LaGrange/Troup County Chamber of Commerce. Already this month, there have been new businesses opening up shop and businesses celebrating their openings with ribbon cuttings held by the Chamber. Many businesses in the area find great success and an incredible branch of networking opportunities with the local Chamber of ...

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Community Calendar

• November 7th: Lunch and Learn Series! Join the Troup County Master Gardeners on a Free Horicultural Adventure on November 7 with 2 and 4 Cycle Engine Maintenance, Brian Maddy. Every first Tuesday of every month. Bring your own lunch, 12 – 1 pm at the LaGrange Memorial Library, 115 Alford Street, LaGrange. For more information call 706-882-7784. • November ...

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Woman Killed in Mountville-Hogansville Road Wreck

A LaGrange woman was killed Thursday morning after a single vehicle accident on Mountville-Hogansville Road. Georgia State Patrol officials say the 64-year-old female victim was driving north on Mountville-Hogansville Road just north of Sims Road when her vehicle left the roadway and collided with a tree, fatally injuring her. There were no witnesses to the accident, but crash investigators discovered ...

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