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Former Georgia Swimmer Gives Something Back In LaGrange


She knows fully well what she was and where she came from. Kristen Moore is an Albany native, and she is an athlete with an extensive background. From 1992-96, Moore swam for the Georgia Lady Bulldogs. Moore is an ex-walk on that made some significant contributions to the UGA swimming program. Moore was a distance swimmer. She craved the yardage, ...

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Whitesville Road Elementary Fastest Kids Competition


The Whitesville Road Elementary School Team had a remarkable day at the Fastest Kids in Troup County competition. Every WRES runner made it to the finals, taking medals in 14 out of 18 events. Bronze: Denoryan Reid,Christion McFarland, Jeret Reed. Silver: Jahiem Davidson, Brayden Atcherson, EJ Johnson, Jumarion Brown, KJ Broome, Daisean Talley, AJ Tucker, D’Marzavion Gates, Jakeriyunna Mc-Camey, Remia ...

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Junior Tennis Program Is Thriving At McCluskey


Tennis players are coming out of the woodwork and out from under the bleachers at the Ann & Doc McCluskey Center in La-Grange. They’re young alright. Tennis players between the ages of three and seven are playing the game every Friday night at McCluskey. The young group is known as the “Hot Shots,” and last Friday the boys and girls ...

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Police Investigating Infant Death

Friday morning about 6:45 a.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department were called to the West Georgia Medical Center on Vernon Road in reference to a threemonth- old deceased child. Upon their arrival, police were informed that the infant, Aayden Strozier, had passed away at his residence on Butler Street and was taken to the hospital. The cause of death ...

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LaGrange Symphony Orchestra Presents PASSION & POWER


Prepared by LSO Staff The LaGrange Symphony Orchestra concludes its 20152016 subscription concert series with PASSION & POWER at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 19, in Callaway Auditorium on the campus of LaGrange College. Music is imbued with so many deep and fundamental qualities. Unquestionably, passion and power are among those and have been the hallmarks for our 2015-2016 Season. Music ...

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THINC Receives Heart-Felt Donation


LAGRANGE, GA – April 18, 2016 – Heart of West Georgia is helping healthcare students at Troup County’s THINC College & Career Academy have access to important hands-on training in the area of heart health. The organization’s donation of $2,834 for 12-Lead Ecocardiogram (EKG) machines to THINC’s Health Science Lab will provide valuable, realworld experiences for the students in the ...

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Police Identify Man Killed By Train

Police have officially identified the man struck and killed by the CSX train in early April. Police say 55-year-old Curtis Wayne Mitchell, of Savannah, Georgia, was killed on April 2 after being struck by train in the Long Cane area. Authorities were called to the CSX Railroad crossing on Cannonville Road near Long Cane Road in reference to a male ...

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Back In Jail Again, Sam


LaGrange Police have arrested an alleged repeat drug offender, who reportedly tried to avoid arrest on a warrant by providing a false name. Thursday evening about 5:10 p.m., Parole and Probation officers, along with officers from the LaGrange Police were in the area of Union Street near and Brookside Terrace in reference to a wanted subject reported in the area. ...

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Six-Year-Old Escapes School, Attempts To Run Home

In an incident that surely gave elementary school administrators quite a scare, a six-year-old boy was located after he briefly went missing due to running out of the school and attempting to walk home. Wednesday morning about 9:26 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to Franklin Forest Elementary School in reference to a six-yearold child found walking on Anne Bailey Road. Officers ...

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