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Beloved City Manager Tom Hall: A Life For A City

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There are some people who are integral to the lifeblood of a city. To what the heart is to the body, Tom Hall was to the City of LaGrange. For 22 years, Tom served this city in one of the most profound and useful ways, giving his everything to a city that desperately needed his leadership and guidance in order ...

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Callaway Pounds Rockmart, Cavaliers Win Region 5-AAA

Some things never change. Take the Callaway High boys basketball team. The Cavaliers have won the Region Tournament four years running. Callaway High did it again on Saturday night with a 61-41 smackdown against the Rockmart Yellow Jackets in the Region 5-AAA Tournament finals in Carrollton. Callaway High didn’t just cut off one piece of the pie. The Cavaliers took ...

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Lady Cavaliers Are Catching On With Deyano Martin

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They’ve come a long way in the last three months. Coach Deyano Martin has seen it for himself. Martin’s Lady Cavaliers have gone from a 2-6 team to the Class AAA State Basketball Tournament. Now that is a major transformation. “It’s all about (team) chemistry. We’re trying to take the next step. We have a lot to learn, but we’re ...

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Commissioners Approve Resolution To Endorse Great Wolf Resorts

During the Commissioners meeting Tuesday morning, there were several items on the agenda. The Commissioners voted to approve the resolution to endorse the Great Wolf Resorts, declared several items surplus, and the GDOT Right-of-Way mowing and maintenance agreement. The Parks and Recreation was approved by the Commissioners to lift the hiring freeze for part-time workers. They are in need of ...

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Chartwells K12 Launches Chefs 2 Schools Program In Troup County Schools

Chefs Emphasize Wellness with Fun Food Preparation LAGRANGE, GA – Students in Troup County School are in for a culinary treat this month. Through the Chefs 2 Schools program, Chartwells K12 chefs will educate while entertaining with live cooking demonstrations in school cafes. Leveraging the concept that chefs have a unique ability to deliver wellness messages to children in a ...

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Peach Worries

Brian Maddy, County Extension Agent Warms spells in the middle of winter can be a cause for concern. There are news reports about the danger of warm weather spoiling our peach and blueberry crops. Ideally, having the temperatures remain constantly low throughout the winter would alleviate a lot of these fears. Weather, as we know is anything but constant or ...

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District Attorney Pete Skandalakis Announces Re-Election Bid

District Attorney Peter J. Skandalakis announces that he is seeking re-election for his seventh term as district attorney. Skandalakis’ prosecutorial career began in the Coweta Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office, after joining the office in 1984 as an Assistant District Attorney. He was then promoted to Chief Assistant District Attorney in 1987, received an appointment as the District Attorney in ...

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Juvenile Caught After Stealing Van And Burglarizing Homes

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Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators have arrested a 16-year-old juvenile after he and another male allegedly stole a van and burglarized a pair of homes. On Monday, Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators began looking a white minivan that had been seen around two homes that had been burglarized earlier in the day. A Be On the Look Out warning was issued for ...

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Region Champions Again: LaGrange High Rallies Past Shaw

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Defeat was staring the Grangers in the face. They were behind at the end of the first quarter, the second period and the third stanza against the Shaw Raiders. But LaGrange High did not lose on this night in the Region 1-AAAAA Boys Basketball Tournament. The Grangers rallied for a 56-55 win over the Raiders on Saturday evening in the ...

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Wednesday February 17th

Community Calendar • February 17th: Capital Conservation Day! Be an activist at the gold dome! Join hundreds of other conservationists who will be lobbying for clean air and water on Wednesday. Contact Laura Breyfogle to find out more information and/or carpool. • February 17th: Join us for storytelling, songs, and crafts at Hogansville Public Library 600 E. Main Street, Hogansville, ...

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