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LC seeking applicants for Learn 2 Serve

Applications are being accepted for LaGrange College's Learn 2 Serve camp, running June 8-26. The academic and service-learning camp is for rising fifth through eighth graders and will meet at the Callaway Education Building at the college. This summer's topic is conservation, and activities will include a field trip to a floating classroom. Anyo

Saturday
Events: The MGEV Plant Sale is 9 a.m.–2 p.m. at the Troup County Agricultural Center, 21 Vulcan Materials Road.
The LaGrange Lupus Support group hosts a yard sale 9 a.m. to noon across from Dollar General on Hamilton Road to raise funds for the May 2 Lupus Walk in Piedmont Park in Atlanta.
The tai chi class from The Active Life in

In our community

Saturday Events: The MGEV Plant Sale is 9 a.m.–2 p.m. at the Troup County Agricultural Center, 21 Vulcan Materials Road. The LaGrange Lupus Support group hosts a yard sale 9 a.m. to noon across from Dollar General on Hamilton Road to raise funds for the May 2 Lupus Walk in Piedmont Park in Atlanta. The tai chi class from The Active Life in

LOCKHART — Concerned citizens of Lockhart and the surrounding area had questions for representatives DHEC and the EPA regarding harmful smoke from an ongoing landfill fire across the Chester County line.
Lockhart Power hosted a meeting with representatives from South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental control (DHEC) and the U.S.

Residents want answers

LOCKHART — Concerned citizens of Lockhart and the surrounding area had questions for representatives DHEC and the EPA regarding harmful smoke from an ongoing landfill fire across the Chester County line. Lockhart Power hosted a meeting with representatives from South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental control (DHEC) and the U.S.

The suspect in Tuesday's workplace shooting at the Kia assembly plant in West Point made his first appearance in Troup County Magistrate Court on Friday.
Gabriel Raines, 38, of Newnan, was led into a courtroom at the Troup County Government Center shortly before 11 a.m. to appear before Magistrate Judge Vickie Sue McWaters. Clad in handcuffs, leg

Kia shooting suspect appears in court

The suspect in Tuesday's workplace shooting at the Kia assembly plant in West Point made his first appearance in Troup County Magistrate Court on Friday. Gabriel Raines, 38, of Newnan, was led into a courtroom at the Troup County Government Center shortly before 11 a.m. to appear before Magistrate Judge Vickie Sue McWaters. Clad in handcuffs, leg

As a trainer with the Troup County Fire Department, Rodney Evans' firefighting gear gets some wear and tear.
On top of responding to medical emergencies, fires and car wrecks, the more than 17-year veteran of the department helps keep other firefighters on their toes with ongoing training — and his gear shows it.
Every firefighter has a cou

'Our gear takes a beating'

As a trainer with the Troup County Fire Department, Rodney Evans' firefighting gear gets some wear and tear. On top of responding to medical emergencies, fires and car wrecks, the more than 17-year veteran of the department helps keep other firefighters on their toes with ongoing training — and his gear shows it. Every firefighter has a cou

Logan Carson was locked in.
Carson, a senior pitcher for the LaGrange Grangers, came out and shut down a strong Harris County team on Thursday.
Carson got the complete-game victory, and he didn't allow any earned runs as the Grangers rolled to a 7-1 win.
It was a nice bounce-back performance for the Grangers, who lost to Harris County 9-3 on Wed

LaGrange's Carson throws a gem

Logan Carson was locked in. Carson, a senior pitcher for the LaGrange Grangers, came out and shut down a strong Harris County team on Thursday. Carson got the complete-game victory, and he didn't allow any earned runs as the Grangers rolled to a 7-1 win. It was a nice bounce-back performance for the Grangers, who lost to Harris County 9-3 on Wed

LaGrange wraps up third place with win

The LaGrange Grangers secured third place in Region 1-AAAAA with a 17-0 win over Carver on Friday in a game that was shortened to five innings because of the run rule. The Grangers had an 11-7 region record, and they finished behind Columbus and Harris County in the region standings, with Hardaway securing the region's fourth playoff spot. LaGran

She has accomplished so much during her time as a soccer player at Lafayette Christian School, but senior Miranda Powell is eager to get better.
She'll get a chance to keep growing as a player as a member of the soccer team at Truett-McConnell College in Cleveland.
Powell made that official last week when she signed her letter of intent during a

Powell ready for the next challenge

She has accomplished so much during her time as a soccer player at Lafayette Christian School, but senior Miranda Powell is eager to get better. She'll get a chance to keep growing as a player as a member of the soccer team at Truett-McConnell College in Cleveland. Powell made that official last week when she signed her letter of intent during a

Members of the Sons of Lafayette men's choir are preparing to travel to Cornwall, England, to compete in the 2015 Cornwall International Male Voice Choral Festival. The competition begins Wednesday and lasts until May 4.
“Everyone's really excited about the trip,” said Harold Tarpley, president of the Sons of Lafayette. “We're th

Sons prepare to compete in England

Members of the Sons of Lafayette men's choir are preparing to travel to Cornwall, England, to compete in the 2015 Cornwall International Male Voice Choral Festival. The competition begins Wednesday and lasts until May 4. “Everyone's really excited about the trip,” said Harold Tarpley, president of the Sons of Lafayette. “We're th

Aprils past, 25 years ago.
From LaGrange Daily News, 1990.
Front Page News
Warm Welcome Set for Poti Visitors — LaGrange will welcome 13 visitors from its sister city of Poti in the Republic of Georgia, U.S.S.R. on April 19. The visitors will stay with host families until April 26.
Dr. Joe Cafaro, ambassador from the LaGrange Internationa

1990: Hats off as sister city visits LaGrange

Aprils past, 25 years ago. From LaGrange Daily News, 1990. Front Page News Warm Welcome Set for Poti Visitors — LaGrange will welcome 13 visitors from its sister city of Poti in the Republic of Georgia, U.S.S.R. on April 19. The visitors will stay with host families until April 26. Dr. Joe Cafaro, ambassador from the LaGrange Internationa

FAYETTEVILLE – Denied in their quest to win a region title, the Troup Tigers will now try to capture a more important championship.
In the Region 5-AAAA championship game on Friday, Troup charged to a 3-1 lead in the second inning, but Whitewater rallied for a 4-3 victory.
The teams had already played twice during the week, with each team w

Tigers denied in title game

FAYETTEVILLE – Denied in their quest to win a region title, the Troup Tigers will now try to capture a more important championship. In the Region 5-AAAA championship game on Friday, Troup charged to a 3-1 lead in the second inning, but Whitewater rallied for a 4-3 victory. The teams had already played twice during the week, with each team w

It was a big day for Cavaliers

The players were all gathered around Callaway head coach Dusty Hubbard, who was getting updates on a game of great interest to the Cavaliers. Earlier on Thursday, Callaway went out and thumped Rockmart 10-1. Callaway's players and coaches then boarded the bus for the ride back home, all while Central-Carroll and Cedartown were finishing their gam

LaGrange track team surges to top spot

They're the champs. The LaGrange Grangers steamrolled the opposition to take the top spot in the Region 1-AAAAA track meet that wrapped up Thursday in Harris County. Triston Dozier, Sam Bowie, Jonathan Pelham, Tobias Spence and Red Banks each secured first-place finishes to help the Grangers win the team title. Alaina Tomlinson had a pair of fir

The Board of Trustees of West Georgia Medical Center congratulated the hospital's April employee of the month at its regularly scheduled board meeting Monday.
The board honored Chinester Mullins, a registered nurse, for her “positive energy that brightens the day for everyone she sees,” noted Gerald Fulks, CEO of WGMC. At her job, Mull

WGH, county honor employees

The Board of Trustees of West Georgia Medical Center congratulated the hospital's April employee of the month at its regularly scheduled board meeting Monday. The board honored Chinester Mullins, a registered nurse, for her “positive energy that brightens the day for everyone she sees,” noted Gerald Fulks, CEO of WGMC. At her job, Mull

UNION — University of South Carolina Union will welcome Michael A. “Mike” Anthony as the commencement speaker for the university's Commencement Exercises. They will be held on Saturday, May 2 at 6 p.m. in the Truluck Activity Center.
Mr. Anthony, the son of Ernest and Ruth Anne Anthony, is a Union native and graduate of Union Hig

Anthony to address commencement

UNION — University of South Carolina Union will welcome Michael A. “Mike” Anthony as the commencement speaker for the university's Commencement Exercises. They will be held on Saturday, May 2 at 6 p.m. in the Truluck Activity Center. Mr. Anthony, the son of Ernest and Ruth Anne Anthony, is a Union native and graduate of Union Hig

A suspected seat belt violator lead an officer on a high-speed chase Thursday evening.
A LaGrange police officer attempted to make a traffic stop around 8 p.m. Thursday night at the intersection of Fendig and Whitesville Street. The officer said the driver of a black or blue Honda Accord was not wearing a seat belt.
The driver refused to pull ove

Driver leads LPD officer on high-speed chase

A suspected seat belt violator lead an officer on a high-speed chase Thursday evening. A LaGrange police officer attempted to make a traffic stop around 8 p.m. Thursday night at the intersection of Fendig and Whitesville Street. The officer said the driver of a black or blue Honda Accord was not wearing a seat belt. The driver refused to pull ove

Mr. and Mrs. James Wheeler Blair (Rhonda) of Union, South Carolina and Mr. Richard Charles Bailey of Union, South Carolina, joyfully announce the engagement of their daughter Lindsay Elizabeth Bailey of Sharon, South Carolina to Charles “Chuck” Edward Dawkins III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Edward Dawkins Jr. (Sherry) of York, South Ca

Engagement announced

Mr. and Mrs. James Wheeler Blair (Rhonda) of Union, South Carolina and Mr. Richard Charles Bailey of Union, South Carolina, joyfully announce the engagement of their daughter Lindsay Elizabeth Bailey of Sharon, South Carolina to Charles “Chuck” Edward Dawkins III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Edward Dawkins Jr. (Sherry) of York, South Ca

UNION — “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” was the theme of the Miss USC Union Pageant in March where seven contestants competed for the crown. The seven contestants began the evening with their opening number and introduced themselves with trivia about baseball. The pageant included talent, casual wear with an onstage question, and ev

Miss USC Union 2015

UNION — “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” was the theme of the Miss USC Union Pageant in March where seven contestants competed for the crown. The seven contestants began the evening with their opening number and introduced themselves with trivia about baseball. The pageant included talent, casual wear with an onstage question, and ev

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The annual Cotton Pickin' Fair is gearing up for next weekend.
The fair is a festival of art, antiques and crafts created by the Gay family and held annually since 1972 on the Gay Family Farmstead in Gay, Georgia, on May 2 and 3. Sponsored by The 1911 Society, Ltd., a Georgia nonprofit corporation supporting sustainable rural development, farm pre

Cotton Pickin' Fair set for May 2, 3 in Gay

The annual Cotton Pickin' Fair is gearing up for next weekend. The fair is a festival of art, antiques and crafts created by the Gay family and held annually since 1972 on the Gay Family Farmstead in Gay, Georgia, on May 2 and 3. Sponsored by The 1911 Society, Ltd., a Georgia nonprofit corporation supporting sustainable rural development, farm pre





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