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How To Create Extra Storage Space

Apartment dwellers commonly lament the lack of storage space in their homes. But unless such men and women are willing to pack up and move to a larger apartment or private home, storage will continue to pose a problem. Fortunately, there are many ways to create storage space without knocking down walls. • Buy furniture that includes storage space. Perhaps ...

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Barnes & Noble, Statewide Mortgage, And Coca-Cola Donate Items For Student Recognition

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Recently, Barnes & Noble, Statewide Mortgage and Coca-Cola, Partners In Education, donated prizes, drinks, cups, and a cooler for Student Recognition at Callaway High School. Barnes & Noble a Partner in Education with Callaway High recently donated prizes for student recognition. Students were recognized for academic performance, good behavior and exemplary attendance during the second nine weeks of school. Ms. ...

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Deputies Searching For Multi-State Burglar

Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators are working with Randolph County Sheriff’s Investigator to apprehend a suspect believed to burglarized numerous homes throughout both counties. Randolph County Deputies first began looking into the incidents Wednesday morning after receiving a call in reference to a Residential Burglary from a resident on County Road 75 in Rock Mills, Alabama. At the time, the complainant ...

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Murderer Escapes, Crosses State Lines

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Georgia Department of Corrections officials have located and taken a convicted murderer back into custody after he spent a couple of days on the run from his transitional center in LaGrange. Federal Marshals, Corrections Officers, and local police began looking for James Michael Beggett, age 65, Wednesday after he didn’t show up for his work release job at Stanford Automotive ...

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5 Things To Consider Before Expanding Your Home

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Homeowners who feel their homes are a little confined may be interested in expanding their homes to make them more comfortable and serviceable. Several questions may come to mind when homeowners are considering adding on to an existing home. Expanding a home requires careful consideration. While the end results can be spectacular, expansion is typically a long and costly process ...

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Sheriff’s Office Seeking Help In Identifying Burglary Suspect

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Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators are asking for help in identifying a suspect believed to have burglarized two local convenience stores. Investigators say on December 6, an unknown male driving what they believe to be a Silver Mitsubishi Lancer broke into the Happy Stop convenience store on the corner of Lower Big Springs Road and Hamilton Road. At the time, the ...

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LaGrange Academy Announces 2016 Homecoming Court

LaGrange Academy Announces 2016 Homecoming Court

LaGrange Academy will be hosting its homecoming game against Brandon Hall on Friday, February 5. The homecoming court has been announced. On the front row are senior Jo Wagner, 11th grade representative Christian Starling, 10th grade representative Holly Martin, 9th grade representative Ruthie Kelsey, and senior Tina Tran. The back row includes seniors Heather Gooch, Rebecca Brown, Lela Smith, Ellie ...

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Interim Term Students Learn Importance Of Service

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From Italy to Hawaii, Ecuador to the Philippines, 70 LaGrange students expanded their view of the world during Jan Term while building classrooms, working with the homeless, leading youth camps for children and offering health care for the needy. On campus, 673 scholars explored topics like “Tolkien and the Middle Ages,” “Korean Culture,” “The Civil War” and “The Culture and ...

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Pair Go Out Searching For Drugs, Find Cops

A pair of men were arrested Wednesday afternoon after admitting they were trolling the streets looking to buy marijuana, but claiming they had been unsuccessful. The two were promptly arrested after officers discovered they were not as unsuccessful as they had implied. Wednesday afternoon about 2:35 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department were in the area of Daniel Street ...

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