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Planning for Fall

Believe it or not, it’s about time to start planning for fall. The rain this summer be very beneficial to a garden or it can wreak havoc with weed control. As the vegetable garden starts to peter out, pull up all the plants that have been harvested. It prevents a buildup of insects and diseases. Put in the burn pile ...

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West Point Project Appoints New Operations Manager

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, Operations Division, has selected Jay L. Jamison as the West Point Project Operations Manager. The position was formely held by Stephen F. Logan, until retiring in January 2018. Jay Jamison previously served as the Assistant Operations Manager, at the West Point Project since December 2016. Prior to working within the Operations Division, ...

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Police Still Looking for Charter Bank Robber

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LaGrange Police are actively seeking information to help identify an unknown male who held up Charter Bank Friday afternoon. The incident occurred at the South Davis Road location just after noon on Friday, August 31. Police responded to a panic alarm at 12:15 p.m. at the location and learned that the bank had just been robbed. Police have released photos ...

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College Football Week 1 Takeaways: The SEC is Back

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The first week of college football is in the books, and one thing is clear: The SEC has returned to the top of the football world. Despite sending two teams to the playoff championship last year, the SEC has been surrounded with questions ever since Alabama lost to Clemson in the national championship. But last weekend’s games proved an opinion ...

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Six Firefighters Injured in Revis Street Fire

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The LaGrange Fire Department is still investigating an early morning house fire that injured six firefighters. Early Monday morning, long before most local residents even began thinking about their Labor Day plans, the LaGrange Fire Department responded to 305 Revis Street around 2:50 a.m. in reference to reports of a structure fire. Firefighters quickly arrived and began to fight the ...

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Police Reports–9-03-2018

Tuesday morning about 11:24 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to Whitesville Street in reference to a wanted suspect. Officers arrived and made contact with a male at the door, who confirmed that the wanted suspect, Cedric Bernard Dukes Jr., was inside the residence and allowed police to enter. Police entered the residence and began searching for Dukes. Dukes was then found ...

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Obits–September 3, 2018

HIGGINS  Mrs. Joan Howard Joan Lynn Armstrong Howard, age 67, of LaGrange, passed away on August 22, 2018 at her residence.  Mrs. Armstrong was born on June 30, 1951 in LaGrange to the late William Armstrong and Blanche Cox Armstrong.  She was a Registered Nurse and was the Supervisor of the Emergency Room at West Georgia Medical Center prior to ...

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Callaway Softball Loses aTough One

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The Lady Cavalier softball team suffered a 13-3 loss to Heard County Thursday. The team fell to 6-10 on the season following the loss. Oeisha Jenkins, who started as the pitcher, had the only run of the evening for the Cavaliers. Callaway Coach Robyn McCann said the team made uncharacteristic errors in their defeat. “They made uncharacteristic errors that they ...

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The LaGrange Sierra Club

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The Sierra Club is the oldest and largest national environmental organization in the country. It was started in 1892 to protect the Sierra Nevada mountains in California, specifically the land which is now Yosemite National Park. Though it started in California and with wilderness preservation as its primary goal, it has expanded to include chapter offices in every state. Issues ...

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