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Obits–Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Striffler-Hamby Jerry Henry Traylor Mr. Traylor 82, of LaGrange, GA went to be with the Lord on Friday, July 13, 2018. He was born December 26, 1935 in Bowden, GA to the late Reubin Noah Traylor and Julia Elizabeth Traylor. Mr. Traylor served his nation honorably as a Sargent in the United States Army during the Korean War. He spent ...

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Police Reports–7-18-2018

Sunday afternoon about 12:40 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to Wynnwood Drive in reference to a domestic incident. Officers arrived and spoke to the victim, who stated her boyfriend, Terrance Porter, had jumped on her and hit her several times. The victim stated that Porter punched her multiple times on her body and face, and hit her with a plastic pipe ...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

COMMUNITY CALENDAR • The Active Life will be holding “Dance Night” featuring “The New River Band” for adults of all ages, Saturday, July 21 at 140 Ragland Street. Times are from 7:00 to 10:00 PM. Door open at 6:00 PM, and tickets are $6.00 per person. • Mondays: The “Movers and Shakers” Line Dance class will be held at Springfield ...

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Hogansville Council Fails to Override Mayoral Veto

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During the July 16th Hogansville City Council Meeting, the council attempted, but failed to override a mayoral veto issued by Mayor Bill Stankiewicz over a zoning change. Mayor Stankiewicz issued the veto less than 24 hours after the council voted to rezone a commercially zoned property back to residential at the request of the property owner. The rezoning request was ...

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Hillside Neighborhood Garden is Growing a Community

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Hillside Neighborhood Garden is bringing our diverse community together. Founded in April, the garden has already helped strengthen the community in its short time in LaGrange. Located in the mill village near former Callaway Mills, the garden mirrors the history of crop sharing in the area. The garden, started by Leah Watts and her husband Steven, has received generous support ...

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Blackwell’s Incorporated Named an Elite Sikafloor® Installer for 2018

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Sika Corporation has named Blackwell’s Incorporated as an Elite level installer of Sika floor and wall systems for 2018. The company is among a selected group of flooring contractors recognized for their commitment to high quality resinous floor and wall installations. Each year every Sikafloor Installer goes through a rigorous training and evaluation program to assure that they meet Sika’s ...

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Woman Charged with Stabbing Sister Multiple Times

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LaGrange Police have arrested a young woman who is accused of stabbing her older sister several times during a dispute. Sunday night about 11 p.m., officers with the La- Grange Police Department responded to the 200 block of Clark Street in reference to a domestic disturbance. Officers arrived and spoke with the 20-year-old victim, who stated she got into a ...

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