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Callaway Girls Soccer Falls to Northgate Lady Cavaliers Lose 10-1

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The Lady Cavalier soccer team hosted the Northgate Vikings Tuesday evening after defeating South Paulding 4-2 last Friday. The Cavaliers got down early before losing in blowout fashion. With a 10-8 record, the Lady Cavaliers’ Tuesday evening loss represents a season-long trend. For Callaway, the year has been one of dominant wins or crushing defeats with hardly a middle ground. ...

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Callaway Boys Soccer Bests Northgate Cavaliers Edge Out the Win

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The Callaway boys soccer team took on Northgate Tuesday following the conclusion of the girls soccer match. Looking to avenge their sister team’s 10-1 loss, the Cavaliers took the field with passion. The team entered the game with an impressive 10-5-2 season record, going 8-1 in region play. The Cavaliers fought a talented Northgate squad into a first-half stalemate. Both ...

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Georgia Communities Depend on Hospitals

Georgia Hospital Association Report Indicates $49 Billion Economic Impact By Earl Rogers Each day, thousands of individuals pass by one of Georgia’s nearly 200 hospitals. Many of us may not think about hospitals until we, or people we know, require emergency care, surgery, outpatient treatment, or one of many other hospital services. For most of us, hospitals exist “just-in-case.” “We ...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

• Friday April 20th West Point Active Life will hold its monthly Billiards Tournament. You must be 55 + to compete, there are no restrictions on where you live, sign up is free and starts at 9:30 AM, tournament starts at 10 AM. Winner receives a Trophy and an invite back to play in our yearly winners tournament held in ...

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Keep Troup Beautiful: “Clean YOUR Block” starts with the Great American Cleanup

It’s spring cleaning time, and that means the Great American Cleanup can’t be far away. Sponsored annually by Keep Troup Beautiful (KTB), the busy day of community cleanup is set for April 21 in LaGrange, Hogansville and in West Point. This year’s theme is “Clean Your Block.” “Keeping Troup County clean and green is simply a matter of commitment and ...

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Diverse Power Annual Meeting set for May 9

Diverse Power Incorporated will hold its Annual Meeting of Members on Wednesday, May 9, at its headquarters at 1400 South Davis Road in LaGrange and, simultaneously, at its Pataula District office at 373 U.S. Highway 82 East in Cuthbert. Registration in LaGrange and Cuthbert is set for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. All registered members receive a registration gift and ...

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WRES Rockets on the Road to New York City

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Several members of the Whitesville Road Empowerment Group spent their spring break on a trip to New York City. The students and chaperones spent three days and four nights touring the city. They visited the Statute of Liberty, escorted by the NYPD Harbor Unit, who carried the students out to the island on one of their boats. Other highlights of ...

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Registration Open for Free Boating Safety Course at West Point Lake

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Auxiliary Flotilla 08-01, in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, will conduct a free personal watercraft and boating safety course at the West Point Lake Project Management Office, May 12. The course will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST and will ...

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Granger “Power” LaGrange Athletics Recipient of “Power Your School” Grant

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The LaGrange High School athletic department has been selected as a recipient of the “Power Your School” grant sponsored by Coca-Cola/Powerade. LaGrange was awarded the grant—a total of $2000— in response to a video submitted to the “Power Your School Campaign.” According to LaGrange High athletic director Mike Pauley, the video detailed the improvements that could be made to the ...

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Chamber Presents Local Candidate Forums

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The LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce has announced a series of Candidate Forums to take place in advance of the May 22 primary election day. The forums are scheduled for 6:00pm on April 30 and May 1 at Del’avant in downtown LaGrange. On April 30, candidates for Troup County Commission Chairman and Board of Education District 7 will answer questions ...

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