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Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center Names Emergency Department Supervisor As Nurse Of The Year

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LAGRANGE, Ga. (May 20, 2016) – Gemma Cain, EDRN, has been honored as WellStar West Georgia Medical Center’s 2016 Nurse of the Year. Cain has worked in the Emergency Department for almost five years and was promoted to supervisor in December 2015. “Gemma has stellar nursing skills and has been recognized by fellow team members and physicians for her proactive ...

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Kaye Minchew Presents New Book At Rotary

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The Rotary Club here in LaGrange continuously provides their patrons with the best and most informative information available that pertains to the on goings in this community. As such, they are the most well equipped leaders to handle troubling tasks or to just keep others informed about all of the incredible things happening in LaGrange and Troup County. One such ...

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Safe Families Seek To Help Provide Kids With Temporary Safe Homes

Safe Families for Children (SFFC) is an international movement that partners with the church to help place children in temporary homes during times of family crisis. The goal of SFFC is to help families in times of crisis to find temporary homes for their children in order to prevent child maltreatment and deflect children from entering the child welfare system. ...

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Trio Busted For Burgling Booze

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The evening plans didn’t go quite as expected for a trio of men who hatched a plan to steal a bunch of booze from a local liquor store. Not only didn’t they get their alcohol, their efforts earned them an evening in jail for all their trouble. Thursday afternoon about 4:06 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police responded to the ...

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Spice Chickpeas

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From Our Table To Yours Recipe for Spice Chickpeas Chickpeas are loaded with protein and fiber, making them a healthy addition to just about anyone’s diet. For those who want the nutritious pack chickpeas can provide but are worried that chickpeas fall short in the flavor department, you can enjoy the best of both worlds by cooking up the following ...

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Monday June 6th

Health Department Restaurant Inspections Report Tyler’s Express: 205 New Franklin Road, LaGrange, GA 30240. Current Score 94. Previous Score 99. Health Inspector Comments: Need to work on detail cleaning around equipment (New Violation), Lean floors under equipment, regrout tiles that are missing grout (New Violation), and Clean around trash dumpster (New Violation). Hampton Inn: 100 Willis Circle, LaGrange, GA 30241. ...

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Monday June 6th

Community Calendar • June 11th: Summer Basketball Shoot Out at William Griggs Recreation Center will be held Saturday, June 11 from 9 am – 12 pm. There will be warm ups and drills from 9 am – 10 am. Round robins league and tournament play. Girls and Boys, 6th grade and up, are welcome. Must do drills and sign waiver ...

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Monday June 6th

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Police & Sheriff’s Reports The individuals listed have been cited/arrested/charged in Troup County. However, this is not an admission of guilt. All parties are considered innocent until proved guilty. • Wednesday morning about 9:46 a.m., officers took a walk-in report at the LaGrange Police Department in reference to a stolen vehicle. Officers made contact with the complainant, who stated his ...

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Busy Weekend Had No Effect On The William Griggs Summer Basketball Shoot Out

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Graduation and Memorial Day were the highlight of the weekend. During these events, the William Griggs Summer Basketball Shoot Out opening day was all good. The attendance and atmosphere was positive. The participants worked on drills, competed in several games and, more importantly, had lots of fun. The day started with “Team 21” round robin play and tournament. The #3 ...

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He’s A Trojan: Moreman Commits To Division I Troy

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Welcome to the big time. Former LaGrange Academy basketball stalwart Whit Moreman has given a verbal commitment to Troy University of Alabama. The Division I Trojans play in the Sun Belt Conference, and pretty soon the 6-foot-9 Moreman will, too. “Troy is a good fit for me. My parents went there, and my brother (Lane) goes there. The campus is ...

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