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Wednesday April 27th

Community Calendar • April 28th: The local chapter of the Optimist Club International will host a youth job fair on Thursday. The event will begin at 4pm and run until 7 pm. This will be the second annual youth job fair that Optimist Club has hosted. The event will be held at the William J. Griggs Recreation Center, 716 Glenn ...

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Howard Hurls Two-Hitter, Walks Nobody In Region Shutout


He’s crafty. He’s elusive, and he’s cunning. He is also tough to beat. Granger senior right-handed pitcher Jake Howard put his own special spin on the ball on Thursday night as he tossed a two-hitter against Harris County. LaGrange High School won the Region 1-AAAAA baseball game, 2-0, and Howard had the Tigers talking to themselves at Granger Park. This ...

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Calvary Squeaks Past Lady Cougars

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The field was wet, slippery and muddy. It was only meant for soccer players. After all, they are diehards in an old school kind of way. The conditions were rough around the edges and squishy in the middle. But who cares? The Lafayette Christian and Calvary Christian girls played to a scoreless first half on Friday night on the LCS ...

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THINC Heads To World-Renowned Technology Fair In Germany


LAGRANGE, GA – April 20, 2016 – THINC College & Career Academy is the only high school in the world invited to attend the Hannover Messe industrial technology trade fair. THINC Principal Chris Williams and Mechatronics Instructor Joe Sumner were selected by Festo Corporation to attend this world conference, with expenses paid. Held April 25-29 in Hannover, Germany, Hannover Messe ...

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Education Important Part Of Cuban Culture


From his early days as a first-grade teacher in Philadelphia to his current role as Professor and Chairman of the Department of Education at LaGrange College, Dr. Don Livingston has had a keen interest in curriculum. He also loves travel and has led study tours focusing on educational practices around the world. Those two interests will merge Monday as Dr. ...

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Realtors Say Education Key To Economic Growth

In a presentation at the Highland Country Club in LaGrange, Kendall Butler of Family Lifestyle Investment Properties gave an in-depth study of Troup County’s Economy. The event covered economic trends in Troup County over the last few decades, particularly during and after the recent housing crisis, economic downturn, and subsequent recovery. The presentation, prepared by F.L.I. Properties’ division of Builder ...

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Trial Reaches Final Verdict And A Moment Of Grace Is Shown


This week in court was an unusual one. There are reasons in this world why crimes are committed and reasons why it deserves, demands to be reported on. There is true evil in this world. It has, whether or not you would like to admit it, crept and crawled its way into your neighborhood. Even here in the quiet reservoirs ...

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School Board Recognizes High School Graduating Honors Students

Valedictorians for Callaway, Troup, and LaGrange High School.

The past Thursday night, April 21, was another regular meeting of the school board of Troup County. They honored several different students for achievement in various activities. They are listed as follows: The Governors Honor Finalists were John Curtis from Callaway and Erin Lee from LaGrange. The Star Students were Ye Ji Kim from Callaway, Elizabeth Wheeler from Troup, and ...

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