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USTA State Tri-Level Tournament to be Held in LaGrange

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The USTA tri-level state tournament returns to La-Grange Friday, August 3rd. The three-day tournament will conclude on August 5th and marks the seventh-straight year that the tournament has been held in LaGrange. The competition is a qualifier tournament that players must win in order to advance to the next round and ultimately become sectional champions. The event features different brackets ...

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Police Arrest Man Breaking into Cars at Hospital

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LaGrange Police have arrested a man who was caught on video illegally entering multiple vehicles parked at the local hospital. Tuesday evening about 6:35 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police department responded to Well-Star West Georgia Medical Center on Vernon Road in reference to an Entering Auto. Officers arrived and spoke with the victim, who stated her gold Kia Optima ...

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Teen Accused of Fleeing from Police to Avoid Traffic Stop

LaGrange Police have arrested an 18-year-old man on several misdemeanor charges after he allegedly attempted to elude a traffic stop. Late Monday night about 11:35 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department were in the area of Daniel Street near Patterson Street when police observed a silver Infinity G35 run the stop sign at the intersection of Brown Street and ...

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Kiwanis Club Honors Guests

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The Kiwanis Club of West Point invited Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project Executive Director Kim Roberts and staff and Mr. Cecil Ramsey and grandson for lunch to show them their appreciation for their life-changing service to our community. The Kiwanis Club of West Point meets at Momma Goldberg’s in historic downtown West Point every second Monday at noon and every fourth ...

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Reds Trade Duvall To Braves

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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

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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

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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

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 hello@racialtrustbuilding.com by ...

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