Reds Trade Duvall To Braves


Cincinnati Reds President of Baseball Operations Dick Williams July 30 announced the acquisitions of RHP Lucas Sims, RHP Matt Wisler and OF Preston Tucker from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for LF Adam Duvall. Tucker will join the Reds on Tuesday in Detroit, while Sims and Wisler are expected to report Wednesday and will be assigned to a roster at ...

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August 1 Braves-Marlins Postponed


Wednesday’s Atlanta Braves game versus the Miami Marlins has been postponed due to inclement weather. The game will be rescheduled for Monday, August 13 at 1:35 p.m. as part of a day/night doubleheader. The second game is slated for the previously scheduled 7:35 p.m. Both games will air on FOX Sports Southeast. This is the fifth rainout at SunTrust Park ...

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Braves Acquire RHP Kevin Gausman and RHP Darren O’Day


The Atlanta Braves on July 31 acquired RHP Kevin Gausman and RHP Darren O’Day from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for minor leaguers RHP Evan Phillips, INF Jean Carlos Encarnación, C Brett Cumberland, LHP Bruce Zimmerman and international signing slots. Gausman, 27, went 5-8 with a 4.43 ERA (61 ER/124.0 IP) in 21 games, all starts, for Baltimore this season, ...

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Obits–August 1, 2018

Striffler- Hamby Larry Wayne Scott, Sr. Mr. Larry Wayne Scott, Sr., 68, of LaGrange, GA peacefully passed away Monday, July 30, 2018 surrounded by family. Mr. Scott was born April 17, 1950 in LaGrange, GA to the late Willie A. Scott and Rachel Scott Lawhorn. He faithfully attended Davidson Baptist Church and Pineview Baptist Church, unless he was invited to ...

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Police Reports–8-01-2018

Sunday morning about 9:43 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 400 block of Gordon Street in reference to a Hit & Run motor vehicle collision involving damaged mailboxes. Officers arrived and began looking into the wreckage and discovered a right headlight, a right side view mirror, and a right taillight lying on the ground in the debris. From previous experience, ...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR • Aug 2 – 4 – Trustbuilding Facilitator Training – If you have taken both the Level 1 and Level 2 classes and are interested in facilitating a class/or small group, register for our ‘train the trainer’ session from August 2 – 4. *** If you are not registered and would like to attend, please email by ...

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7th Annual William Griggs Summer Basketball Shootout Concludes in Explosive Week-10 Finale


When the final buzzer signaled the end of the championship round of the William Griggs Summer Basketball Shootout on Saturday, Team LaGrange left the court champions. After a dramatic round of scorching action against the Cavaliers of Team Callaway, the Grangers came from behind to score in the matchup’s final seconds, giving them a narrow 15-14 advantage and a win ...

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Runaway Child Search Leads to Arrest of Alleged Drug Dealer


LaGrange Police arrested a suspected drug dealer over the weekend while looking for a runaway juvenile. The whole incident began early Sunday morning about 6:16 a.m., when officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 700 block of Elm Street in an attempt to locate a 14-year-old female runaway. Police were informed that the child had gone to her ...

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Group Jailed for Attacking Waitress

Police have arrested four people after they allegedly attacked a waitress at International House of Pancakes in LaGrange. Early Saturday about 5:16 a.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department were called to IHOP on Lafayette Parkway in reference to several persons actively trying to fight a waitress at the restaurant. As police arrived, more than a dozen subjects were seen ...

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Diverse Power Receives Elite Education Award


The Georgia Retired Educators Association (GREA) recently presented its prestigious Education Contributor Award to Georgia’s 41 electric membership corporations (EMCs), including Diverse Power, signifying GREA’s highest level of recognition for non-educators. “The award is presented in recognition of and in deep appreciation for all that the electric co-ops have done over decades, individually and collectively, to enhance public education in ...

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