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THINC Inducts Students into National Technical Honor Society

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March 29, 2018 – THINC College & Career Academy inducted 27 students into the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) during a ceremony held at LaGrange College earlier this month. To be inducted, the students were required to have a 3.0 overall GPA, a 3.25 GPA in their career technical courses, be an active member of a career technical organization, and ...

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Agriculture Awareness Week: An Agricultural Hero

Most people can’t name the person who is responsible for saving more lives than any other person in the history of the world (not a deity). It is attributed that he saved approximately 1 billion people from starvation during the 20th century and up to the present. In 1970 he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his lifetime’s work ...

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Cagle is Presented with the Dr. John B. O’Neal III Emergency Medical Service Pioneer Award

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Pictured are members of the Georgia Association of Emergency Medical Services (GAEMS) presenting Don K. “Kris” Cagle with the Dr. John B. O’Neal III Emergency Medical Service Pioneer Award at the annual EMS Day at the Capital Program. Kris a residence of West Point currently serves as the Program Director of the West Point Fire Department EMS Training Program received ...

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ARTS ON THE MOVE: LaGrange Arts Directors Attend Leadership Summit

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The first Southeastern Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit was held March 15-16, 2018 in Chattanooga, Tennessee with local arts organization leaders Laura Jennings and Kerri Vice in attendance. This two-day conference welcomed arts and cultural leaders, public officials, community leaders, organizational decision makers and municipal and economic planners from the Southeast to learn about enhancing their communities and improving the quality ...

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Fire Investigators Say Williams Street Fire Caused by Electrical Issue

Fire Investigators have determined that a late night house that displaced a local family appears to have been caused by an electrical problem. Early Wednesday morning, March 28th, around 1:15 a.m., firefighters with the LaGrange Fire Department were called to the 900 block of Williams Street in reference to a residential fire. Fire trucks arrived mere minutes later and began ...

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Truth in Nature Mentoring Program Coming to LaGrange

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Our young people are the foundation of what is to come in the future of our county and our world. Unfortunately, there are boys and girls throughout the planet that are without food, shelter, water, and the guidance of strong parents or guardians. At these pivotal young ages, these children begin to form a view of the world that will ...

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Break Every Chain: Recovery through Revival

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Saturday, April 14th will sound off this spring’s Break Every Chain series at Lafayette Square. Breaking Every Chain Recovery Revival has partnered with 808 Ministries to break the chains that bind those battling addiction. The march begins at 11:30 at LaGrange High School and the revival starts at 12:30 at the Square. There will be several guest speakers and people ...

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Libby Criswell is Presented with the Outstanding Spokesperson of Freedom Award

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Senior Vice Commander Deborah Clark, VFW Trustee John Piecuch, and Auxiliary President Lisa Cantrell from VFW Post 4629 came to LaGrange High School to surprise Libby Criswell with the Outstanding Spokesperson of Freedom award. Libby participated in the Voice of Democracy audio essay scholarship contest where high school students across America wrote about a patriotic theme for their share of ...

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Great Wolf Lodge to Hold Information Sessions and Hiring Events to Fill Hundreds of Positions

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Great Wolf Lodge in La-Grange is holding several information sessions and hiring events to fill hundreds of positions. Great Wolf is hiring employees to work in Retail, Aquatics, Guest Services, Housekeeping, and Food & Beverage. To learn more about the departments and job opportunities you can attend one of three information sessions April 5, 6, & 7th. Information Sessions: Thursday, ...

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