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Long Cane Middle School Participates In The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Pennies For Patients Program

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Students at Long Cane Middle School participated in The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Pennies for Patients program and raised funds to find cures for leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma research, and for patient services. The Pennies Program is part of the Society’s National School & Youth Programs. The Pennies Program has a double benefit, because they allow students to develop compassion ...

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Horace King Road Home Destroyed By Fire

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Sunday night about 7:51 p.m., Firefighters with the LaGrange Fire Department responded to the 200 block of Horace King Street in reference to receiving several 911 calls about a reported structure fire. LaGrange Firefighters arrived on the scene shortly afterwards and found a single- story, wood-frame family dwelling fully engulfed in flames. Firefighters began an aggressive exterior fire attack using ...

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Store Clerk Accused Of Defrauding Customer

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Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators have arrested and filed several charges against a local convenience store clerk after he allegedly defrauded and stole from a customer. Sheriff’s Investigators say Tavon Copeland of Troup County stole a debit card belonging to a customer and illegally used the card without the owner’s permission. Investigators also say Copeland stole and undisclosed amount of cash ...

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Lafayette Christian School Retrospective Part 2: The Future

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Last week we covered the history of Lafayette Christian School and the journey through humility and grace they took to become not only the premier facility for Christian education, but also one of the top schools in all of Georgia. Their history is storied and rugged, as they reached their goals through hard work, determination, and the grace of God. ...

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Break Every Chain Holds Second Event

Judge Little speaks to the crowd

This life, the one we all lead, is made up of moments. Every decision or lack thereof is simply a moment where you life takes the turn you deemed to be the right decision at the right time. These moment can visceral, a clear and defined path to victory. At other times, these moments can be the wrong choices, the ...

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Gang Accused Of Pair Of Commercial Burglaries

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Police have arrested four alleged gang members who are accused of Burglarizing two separate businesses in LaGrange over the weekend. Early Sunday morning about 4:30 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Hillside Food Mart on Lincoln Street in reference to a Commercial Burglary. A representative of the business arrived soon afterwards and confirmed nothing was taken ...

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Hogansville Pursuit Ends In Multiple Wrecks

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Hogansville was on high alert as police began a pursuit with an individual driving a blue Volkswagen Jetta crashed into several other vehicles as he attempted to elude cops. Shortly after 3 pm Monday, the situation was tense for all involved until the perpetrator was finally removed from his vehicle and taken into custody. Lincoln Street in Hogansville looked like ...

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Man’s Brilliant Plan To Avoid Jail Fails Miserably

LaGrange Police have arrested a man on several charges after he allegedly fled from a traffic accident and attempted to have the vehicle he later abandoned reported stolen. Wednesday afternoon about 1:44 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to Commerce Avenue in reference to a vehicle collision near Chick-fil-A with one of the vehicles fleeing the scene. While ...

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Storyteller Carol Cain Portrayed “Rosie The Riveter”

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The Thursday Lunch Club (TLC) met at noon on April 7, 2016, at the First United Methodist Church in the Fellowship Hall. There were 128 people who enjoyed a delicious meal of boneless pork loin, hash brown casserole, cabbage, baked apples, rolls, key-lime pie for dessert along with coffee, tea or water. The meal was prepared by Rick Free, Director ...

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Whitesville Road Elementary Students Traveled To Washington

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The fifth grade teachers at Whitesville Road Elementary School (WRES) set a goal at the beginning of the school year for students to be able to attend a week long spring break trip to Washington, D. C. This year, 11 students and four teachers made the trip. Expenses for the trip were paid through donations to a Go Fund Me ...

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