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Real Men Read Event at Berta Weathersbee

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Almost twenty community and school volunteers recently attended Berta Weathersbee Elementary School’s second annual Real Men Read event, an initiative to help instill a love a reading in students. Each volunteer was assigned to a classroom where they read a story and shared with the children their own personal reading history. The men also told the students how reading impacts ...

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Pine Needle Garden Club Shares its History

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On February 4, 1953, a notice appeared in the local newspaper inviting LaGrange women to join a new garden club to be organized; the meeting was to take place at Highland Country Club on February 11. Response to this notice was much greater than expected. It was decided to divide the charter members into groups of no more than twentyfive ...

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Darian Krimm Shares the Gift of Music with LaGrange’s Lions Club

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Just like every Tuesday, LaGrange’s own Lions Club gathered on February 6th for their weekly meeting. Members and their guests enjoyed a delicious meal and a glass of cold sweet tea on the first warm, sunny day of 2018. The crowd fellowshipped and caught up as Lions Club President Ken Young warmly welcomed everyone to the Tuesday meeting. As lunch ...

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Distinguished Service Award

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The purpose of the Distinguished Service Award is to reward an individual or organization located in Region 4 for their outstanding contribution to the development and/or enhancement of the delivery of pre-hospital emergency medical care. The recipient should typify the high ideals, irreproachable character, and extreme unselfish dedication to EMS. Describe in narrative form why you believe the nominated individual ...

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LaGrange Women’s Club Celebrates 110th Birthday at Bellevue

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The wonderful, sweet ladies of the LaGrange Women’s Club and Bellevue home had a lot to celebrate this past Thursday afternoon, February 8th. Over the years, the club has been involved in many, many historical events across LaGrange and Troup County. They have provided countless accolades to our community, many that we celebrate and perhaps more still that have been ...

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Local Burglary Suspects Arrested in Alabama

Police in Alabama have arrested a trio believed to have been responsible for two criminal incidents in Troup County. About two weeks ago, Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators began investigating a burglary that occurred at the Independent Church of Worship on Hogansville Road on January 31. Sheriff’s Investigators also began looking into incidents of Criminal Damage to Property and Theft by ...

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Teachers Making F’s Draws a Huge Crowd to Raise Scholarship Funds

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This past Thursday night, February 8th, was a fun and festive time at the Del’Avant event center in the heart of downtown LaGrange. The room was completely packed with educators and many other community members all waiting to see the most unusual fashion show. That night, it was time for the Troup County Teachers Making F’s, a faux pas fashion ...

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Woman Takes Frustrations Out on Car

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LaGrange Police have arrested a young woman on a domestic violence charge after she allegedly took out her frustrations on her significant other’s car. On February 4th, officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 100 block of Wesley Way in reference to a domestic dispute. Officers arrived and spotted a young woman, pulling on the door handle a ...

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Why We March: March for Babies Informational Lunch Prepares Volunteers

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Since its foundation in 1938 by President Roosevelt, the March of Dimes has been an integral part of keeping people healthy, curing diseases, and staying at the cutting edge of medical research. March of Dimes had strong beginnings, with their research the main contributor to Dr. Jonas Salk’s invention of the polio vaccine. March of Dimes continues to work to ...

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The Porcelain Dolls Dancerettes are an Unbreakable Team

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BRING IT! is entering its 5th season on Lifetime. Fans of the show know its high intensity, high talent dancers and amazing routines, but this season local fans will also get to see some familiar faces. The Porcelain Dolls Dancerettes from LaGrange, Georgia have secured a feature on the show. Their most recent competition on February 3rd took the Dancerettes ...

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