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Hogansville Scrambles to Fix Massive Water Leak


The municipal water system is back to normal and an emergency boil advisory has been lifted now that a massive water leak has been fixed in Hogansville. The City of Hogansville issued a boil advisory Monday morning after the Pine Street water tank was discovered to have emptied about 15,000 gallons of water in a matter of minutes. Hogansville Police ...

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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. • Monday morning about 11:46 a.m., officers took a walk-in report at the La-Grange Police in reference to Forgery. Police spoke to the male complainant who stated he checked his PNC checking account and noticed ...

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WellStar General Surgery Earns Accreditation For Peripheral Venous Testing


Dr. Ashley Stewart’s General Surgery office of Well-Star Medical Group in LaGrange has earned a threeyear accreditation from the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in vascular testing in the area of Peripheral Venous Testing. IAC accreditation is a “seal of approval” that patients can rely on as an indicator of consistent quality care and a dedication to continuous improvement. Peripheral venous ...

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LaGrange Police Chief Honored at ADL In Concert Against Hate


LaGrange, Ga. October 31, 2017 – LaGrange Police Chief Louis Dekmar was one of four people honored in Washington, D.C. last night. The 23rd annual Anti-Defamation League In Concert Against Hate was at the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts Monday, October 30th. In January, Dekmar, La-Grange Mayor Jim Thornton, LaGrange College President Dan McAlexander, along with other community ...

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Gomez Is Giving Lady Cougars An Extensive Basketball Makeover


Rene Gomez is the person in charge of rebuilding a Lafayette Christian girls basketball program that has become known all too well for losing seasons and 40-point defeats. Gomez, the new head coach of the Lady Cougars, is looking to build a winner. It is going to be a long, hard run in the mulberry patch, but Gomez has already ...

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Cartersville Has 39-Game Win Streak; Troup Has Crowe, Thrash, Hudson


The comparisons are inevitable. Cartersville is the twotime defending state football champion. The Hurricanes haven’t lost a game since 2014. The ‘Canes are on a 39-game winning streak. Cartersville High has won five consecutive region titles. The Hurricanes are currently ranked No. 1 in Class AAAA in Georgia high school football. But what about the upstart Troup High Tigers? Troup ...

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Dogs Vault Past Alabama; Georgia Has That No. 1 Look

It is definitely autumn. The leaves are changing colors. The temperature is dropping, and the Georgia Bulldogs are climbing in the polls. Actually UGA has even vaulted over Nick Saban’s Alabama Crimson Tide and into the No. 1 slot in the college football playoff rankings. It was shocking at first when that was announced on Tuesday, but it is all ...

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Tigers Slam Central Carrollton; Crowe Joins The 5,000-Yard Club


It was a Montez Crowe kind of night. Not only was the Troup High senior quarterback named the homecoming king on Friday night, Crowe also led the Tigers to a 35-14 shellacking against Central Carrollton in a Region 5-AAAA football game that had its fair share of highlights and suspense. Homecoming corsages were on the line, as well as one ...

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Roundball Heaven: Enthusiasm Returns For Lady Warriors, Coach Major


On the ladder of success at LaGrange Academy, girls basketball is near the top. “Basketball is one of our big sports,” said Lady Warriors junior forward Felicity Liechty. “We can play and finish at the rim. We’re aggressive on defense, and we’re trying to get into shape.” The LaGrange Academy girls will be doing a lot of running, jumping, defending, ...

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Braves Get Down To Business; Atlanta Re-signs Flowers At $4M

He does cast a shadow. At 6-foot-4 and 260 pounds, Tyler Flowers is a mountain of a man. By trade and very much on purpose, Flowers plays Major League baseball for gain and pain. He does squat down for a living with his tools of ignorance – his knee guards, his face mask and his thick leather glove. Flowers toils ...

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