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CMS March & April Students Of The Month


Each month Callaway Middle School recognizes two students from each team for the “Student of the Month”. The award is given to students that exhibit exemplary conduct during the previous month. These students are rewarded with a pizza party and a certificate. For the month of March the award goes to: Back Row (left to right) – C.J. Prophitt, Jackilyn ...

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LaGrange College’s Jones Named President Of Bethany College


William Jones, Vice President for External Relations at LaGrange College, has been elected president of Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas, both institutions announced today. Jones has served at La-Grange since 2010 and will assume leadership of his new institution on July 1. LaGrange College President Dan McAlexander said the selection, while sad for the LaGrange area, reflects well on both ...

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Active Life Group Presents Quilts & Hats To Breast Friends For Life Support Group


The Active Life’s Quilting Group (Golden Sew-N’Sews) and Crocheting Group (Knit Whitz) presented beautiful lap quilts and crocheted hats to the Breast Friends for Life Cancer Support Group. Front Row (Left to Right): Tina Quiggle, Ann Bartlett, and Lynn Howard. Back Row (Left to Right): Minnie Ford, Linda Worthy, Eathell Shelnutt, Mary Shelnutt, Jan Fowler, Brynell Folds and Marilyn Allen. ...

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School Board Presented With 2015 CCRPI Summary

At the school board meeting, the board members were presented with the summary and results of the 2015 College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI). This is an index that was created under Georgia’s ESEA flexibility waiver as an alternative to No Child Left Behind’s Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP). The CCRPI provides a comprehensive measure of school performance and provides ...

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WoodmenLife to Host Event On The Square

On the morning of Saturday, June 4th, WoodmenLife will host a free event on the square where the public is invited to attend. The only price of admission will be a donation of canned goods for charity purposes. This community Sunday event for LaGrange and Hogansville, from 11 to 2:30, will host a variety of activities such as finger painting, ...

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Burglary & Drug Charges For Local Woman


Investigators with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office have arrested and charged a local woman who was wanted for Burglary and Sale of Marijuana. Sheriff’s Deputies along with LaGrange Police responded to the Texaco Station on Whitesville Street in order to locate and arrest wanted suspect, Amanda Jean Camp, of LaGrange. Camp was arrested on one count of First Degree Burglary ...

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WGMC Recognizes Service-Year Milestones

WGMC Recognizes Service-Year Milestones Of Team Members

WellStar West Georgia Medical Center honored more than 160 team members at its annual Service Awards Banquet on Tuesday, May 17, as they reached serviceyear milestones ranging from 10 to 35 years. Those who commemorated milestone years are: 35 YEARS OF SERVICE James Godfrey, 6th Floor, James Maddox, Environmental Services, Shirley Marshall, Florence Hand Home, Drusilla Morman, Radiation Therapy, Mattie ...

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2016 LaGrange College Graduation Ceremony

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Bagpipes rang out in the chilly mist on this Saturday morning, May 21st. The street outside the hill was closed off and lined with black caps and gowns as the 2016 graduating class of LaGrange College prepared to take the stage for their ceremony. This year’s group was a large one, a class filled with hopes and dreams as they ...

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