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West Georgia Health February Employee Of The Month


Tameka Johnson has been a West Georgia Health employee since November 2013. Having worked in customer service previously, she considers this her first “real job.’ Tameka is a Licensed Medical Assistant who is currently attending West Georgia Tech to become a LPN. Jessica Bishop nominated Tameka and wrote: “I was excited but nervous when I started working here. Many people ...

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Crisp Academy Girls Close Out The Young Lady Warriors


Basketball season has come and gone for the LaGrange Academy girls. It was a learning experience from beginning to end. The Lady Warriors learned how to win with fundamentals. They learned how to lose with grace, and the Lady Warriors learned how to bounce back from disappointment. The LaGrange Academy girls tried to live up to the name on their ...

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Callaway Polishes Off Shaw Behind Johnson’s 12 Strikeouts


Callaway Polishes Off Shaw Behind Johnson’s 12 Strikeouts Cavaliers junior southpaw Dylan Johnson was in and out of trouble all night long. He was walking the tight rope. He was bowing his back and gritting his teeth. Johnson was grinding and pitching. He was throwing strikes when he had to. He was battling, and he did that for seven innings ...

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Moving On: LaGrange Academy Boys Squash Highland, 53-39


The Warriors stuck to the script. “We played great defense. We got in their chest. We shut down their shooters, and we got the ball to (Lincoln) Anderson and Whit (Moreman on offense),” said Britt Gaylor, the head coach of the LaGrange Academy boys basketball team. That was the formula for the Warriors, who flattened Highland Christian Academy, 53-39 in ...

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West Georgia Heath Celebrates New Doctor

WGH ribbon cut

The LaGrange-Troup Chamber of Commerce held at ceremonial ribbon cutting at the West Georgia Medical Center Ear Nose and Throat Office Wednesday morning to welcome a new physician to the office. Dr. Danielle C. Warner MD will join Dr. James K. Jones in West Georgia Health’s Otolaryngology on Medical Drive. Dr. Warner is a graduate of the Rosalind Franklin University ...

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LaGrange College Open House For Renovated West Side Magnet School

the new Mac composition lab

On the afternoon of Thursday, February 25, LaGrange College hosted an open house for a building that will house two of their departments. The nursing program and the music program at LaGrange College have found its home inside of the old West Side Magnet School building at 301 Forest Avenue. The building has been beautifully renovated and features state of ...

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Deputies Recover Stolen Truck

Thursday, Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a residence on Jim Perry Road in rural County in reference to a suspicious abandoned vehicle on the property. During the subsequent investigation, Sheriff’s Deputies learned from running the vehicle’s VIN that the 1985 Toyota pickup truck had been reported stolen out of Roanoke, Alabama. Investigators later notified Detectives at Roanoke Police Department. ...

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Police Searching For Shooting Suspects

LaGrange Police are looking for suspect(s) who filled a local residence with holes Thursday night, nearly killing a man. Thursday night about 8 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded to the 400 block of Union Street in reference to reports of shots fired into an occupied residence. Officers arrived and spoke to the 47-year-old victim, who advised he ...

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West Point Celebrates Black History

#1-West Point Black History (2)

The City of West Point held its Ninth Annual Black History Month Celebration Tuesday night at the West Point Gymnasium. The attendance was somewhat muted due to torrential rain that night, but it didn’t stop those in attendances from celebrating the African Americans that made our country what it is today. Since 1976, every U.S. President has officially declared the ...

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