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The following students were honored at Gardner Newman Middle School for the 2015 2016 Fourth Quarter


6th Grade Principal’s List Binion Alford, Julie Arrington, Sidney Bailey, Lillian Bono, Italia Boone, Kylah Campbell, Geonwoo Choi, Gabriel Conaway, John D. Dennis IV, James Reid Doerr, John Doerr, Lillian Doughman, Amijya Dudley, Taegyu Eom, Caroline Erickson, Lauren Farris, Tatianna Gillardo, Jenna Gynther, Christine Hong, Grace Huff, Mina Hwang, Jason Kemp, Asa Leath, Holliday Lynn, Jack McSpadden, Logan Metcalf, Eleanor ...

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Porcelain Doll Dancerettes Place Third In Youth Stand Battle Competition

Porcelain Dolls

The Porcelain Doll Dancerettes, a non-profit organization, had their first competition in Phenix City, Alabama on May 28, 2016. They ranked 3rd place in the Youth Stand Battle competition. The senior group also did very well. Way to go, Dolls! The Favors Dance Studio is located at 1687 Vernon Road, LaGrange, Georgia, 30240, and the studio’s coaches are Tanisha, Evelyn, ...

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World Series Experience Is Priceless For Point University

Skyhawks baseball will never be the same. What Point University got out of the NAIA World Series will serve them well and into the future. The Skyhawks played some big boy baseball from May 27-28 in Lewiston, Idaho. Point University didn’t step down. The Skyhawks stepped up. They put some rallies together. They were not blown away by the moment ...

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Youth Wrestling Team Takes Shape; Mack: “We Get To Beat Somebody”

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The learning comes first. The discipline comes second, and the winning comes third. Just three months after forming the Troup Freestyle Greco Wrestling Club the youth team is putting its knowledge into action with pins, points and medals. It is all working out for one of LaGrange’s newest teams. “We’re practicing hard. We’re doing the Bulldog. We’re falling down, and ...

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Darian And Rachel Krimm Entertain TLC

The Thursday Lunch Club (TLC) met at noon June 2, 2016 in the Fellowship Hall of the LaGrange First United Methodist Church. There were 120 people who enjoyed a delicious meal of Roast Beef, Mashed Potatoes, Green Bean Casserole, Copper Pennies, Rolls, and Banana Pudding for dessert along with coffee, tea or water. The meal was prepared by Rick Free, ...

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Springwood Scholars Bowl Team Competed In NAQT High School National Championship Tournament

Springwood Scholars at Nationals

The Springwood Scholars Bowl team competed in the NAQT High School National Championship Tournament at the Anatole Hilton in Dallas, TX. This is the third consecutive year that Springwood has qualified for the World Cup equivalent of Scholars Bowl. The AISA state champions (for the fifth consecutive year) finished with an excellent four and six record placing 187th out of ...

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Police Investigating Wallace Street Shooting

LaGrange Police are investigating a late night incident where shots were fired into an occupied residence. Friday morning about 7:20 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded to Wallace Street in reference to reports of gunshots fired in the area. Police arrived and spoke with the victims, who advised sometime around 4:15 a.m., they were awakened to hear gunshots ...

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THINC Honors Students


LAGRANGE, GA – May 17, 2016 – THINC College & Career Academy held its first student honors night, May 17. A total of 129 awards were presented to students during the event, which was emceed by THINC board member John Asbell. Awards were given to 39 Distinguished Pathway Completers – those who earned an A average in the three pathway ...

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Georgia Chamber Visits Troup County

A large crowd turned out for this event

The morning of Thursday, June 2 was an eye opening experience for anyone involved with the Troup County Chamber of Commerce. On this day, the Chamber hosted as special luncheon event at Del’avant near the Square to discuss something very significant and important: the future of Georgia. Yes at this special event, Wells Fargo presented the Georgia Chamber of Commerce ...

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