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Snitker Could Be ‘The Guy,’ Braves Are Embracing No. 43

No doubt he has been around the baseball block a few times. Brian Snitker has managed the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, the Durham Bulls, the Richmond Braves, the Greenville Braves and the Triple-A Gwinnett Braves. Snitker has logged 15 years as a minor league manager. He has ridden all the buses that he cares to, and he has eaten all the ...

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Cadenhead Finishes What She Starts, 15 Year Old Wins Girls Doubles Mixer

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She had something that all of the other girls didn’t have – the tournament championship. Kelsey Cadenhead, the sophomore from LaGrange High School, pulled away from the rest of the pack and rallied for the girls doubles mixer honors in the Charlie Joseph’s Lobbin’for Literacy Tennis Tournament on Sunday afternoon. Cadenhead had the winning touch with a final tally of ...

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Springwood School Earns SAIS Accreditation

Springwood School is now a re-accredited member of SAIS. To earn re-accreditation from SAIS, Springwood School complied with quality standards, was evaluated by an outside group of peer professionals, and implemented a school plan focused on strategic improvement and student performance in accordance with the school’s mission which states, as a college preparatory school, Springwood is dedicated to providing quality ...

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Local & State Dignitaries Get The Big Bucks When Visiting Two Troup County Schools


Visitors from the local Department of Justice and Georgia Department of Education dropped in to visit two Troup County schools that are in their first year of Positive Behavioral and Supports (PBIS) implementation – Callaway Middle and Franklin Forest Elementary schools. Greeted by student leaders and offered school PBIS bucks, while at each campus, the dignitaries experienced the program first-hand. ...

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THINC Wins CTE Makeover Challenge

LAGRANGE, GA – June 23, 2016 – THINC College & Career Academy has been honored as one of only 10 prize winners in the national CTE Makeover Challenge from the U.S. Department of Education. As a winning school, THINC will receive $20,000 and a share of in-kind prizes from the $375,000+ sponsor prize pool to build a makerspace. This space ...

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WellStar West Georgia Medical Employee of the Month


Mark Ward, Systems Engineer, Information Services Mark Ward is the “go-to” guy when someone needs to know WellStar West Georgia Medical Center’s integrated systems. He knows how they fit together, what the connections are and where interdependencies exist. Day or night, on-call or not, week days or weekends, even when he is taking PTO, Mark is watching his email and ...

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“Dude Told Me To Hit You In The Head With A Bottle”

On Saturday, June 25, 2016, at 6:48 pm, Officer Reynolds responded in a non-emergency manner to a residence located at 800 block of Houston Street in reference to an injured person. Upon arrival, officers were met with the victim who stated that he was hit in the head with a glass bottle by a known suspect in front of a ...

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New Trail In The Works For LaGrange


The meeting of the La-Grange City Council yielded many fruit in the never ending quest to make our City the best that it can possibly be. There are many exciting things happening here in our City with different projects, constructions, and plans that are being laid. We seem to be experiencing tremendous amount of growth, more than we have had ...

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USACE Announces New National Water Safety Campaign

“Life Jackets Worn…Nobody Mourns” MOBILE, Ala. – The summer recreation season has begun and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mobile District, urges its recreating public to be safe. “Memorial Day through Labor Day is the peak recreation season at our lakes and rivers project,” said Public Affairs Officer E. Patrick Robbins, Mobile District. USACE recently announced a new ...

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College Sponsoring Music, Movie Series At Sweetland


LaGrange College is presenting Sunsets at Sweetland, a summer music and movie series designed for the entire family. Martha Pirkle, Director of Alumni & Community Relations, said the partnership is a natural fit. “Part of the college’s mission is to reach out and be a meaningful part of our community,” she said. “And Sweetland is committed to having events that ...

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