NEWS


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College seeks new road name
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3 gunmen allegedly barge into home
MS bike ride to stop in LaGrange

MS bike ride to stop in LaGrange

LaGRANGE — Cyclists will fill downtown this weekend as over a thousand people join the Bike MS: COX Atlanta Peach Ride 2016.The funds raised by ...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Father fights cancer as son recruited by UGA

Father fights cancer as son recruited by UGA

LaGRANGE — During their son’s high-school years, Terry Godwin Sr. and Olivia Godwin were seemingly living the dream.SEC coaches were heavi...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Seniors compile career-based final project

Seniors compile career-based final project

LaGRANGE — Troup County School System seniors across the district are gearing up now for their final portfolio before graduation approaches. The...

September 27th, 2016 |  


R&B/soul artist to perform Saturday

R&B/soul artist to perform Saturday

LaGRANGE — Singer-songwriter Kyshona Armstrong, nominated for R&B/Soul Best Vocalists 2016 by the Nashville Industry Music Awards in the fem...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Thieves steal 110 car batteries from Walmart

Thieves steal 110 car batteries from Walmart

LaGrange police are looking for two men who stole used batteries from Walmart at 803 New Franklin Road on Sept. 15.The store’s surveillance vide...

September 26th, 2016 updated: September 26th, 2016. |  


Business spotlight: Children’s Dentistry encourages fun, hygiene

Business spotlight: Children’s Dentistry encourages fun, hygiene

LaGRANGE — Walking into Children’s Dentistry of West Georgia might make you think you were just transported to the old west.From bull horn...

September 26th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Callaway seniors play final home game
Callaway remains fourth in Class AAA rankings

Callaway remains fourth in Class AAA rankings

HOGANSVILLE - The Callaway Cavaliers, who have reached the halfway point of the regular season with a perfect record, remain fourth in this week’...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Happy senior night for Lady Tigers

Happy senior night for Lady Tigers

LAGRANGE - It was a fitting way to end it.Before Monday’s home match against Smiths Station, the seniors on the Troup High volleyball team were ...

September 27th, 2016 |  


LaGrange plays a pair of tight ones

LaGrange plays a pair of tight ones

LAGRANGE - LaGrange High’s volleyball team kicked off a busy week with a pair of hard-fought matches that both went down to the wire.LaGrange, w...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Local runners take top spots in cross-country races

Local runners take top spots in cross-country races

LaGrange High’s Alex Bowie took top honors among the freshmen and sophomore runners during the Aubrae Gunderson Invitational at the Georgia Inte...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Troup ready for big-time challenge

Troup ready for big-time challenge

LAGRANGE - The Sandy Creek Patriots have established a standard of excellence over the past decade that few programs in the state have been able to ma...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Big plays power Troup on homecoming night

Big plays power Troup on homecoming night

LAGRANGE - He got a block on the outside, saw the end zone, and he wasn’t going to be denied.With less than three minutes remaining in Friday...

September 26th, 2016 |  


LIFE


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Neighbors: Joyce Sato
LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — Sept. 24-25, 2016

LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — Sept. 24-25, 2016

SaturdayEvents: The Hogansville Hummingbird Tower Trail Run, 5K Walk/Run is set for 9 a.m. Registration starts at 8 a.m. at Hogansville Elementary Sch...

September 25th, 2016 |  


Lassetter, Higgins set to marry

Lassetter, Higgins set to marry

Ms. Lori Lassetter announces the engagement of her daughter, Lindsay Lorraine Lassetter, to David Paul Higgins, son of Jeffrey and Mary Higgins of LaG...

September 24th, 2016 |  


Vanishing Troup: Three railroad depots

Vanishing Troup: Three railroad depots

LaGRANGE — Nutwood is a home built in 1833 by famed architect Cullen Rogers. It is surrounded by 200-year-old pecan trees on Upper Big Springs R...

September 24th, 2016 |  


LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — Sept. 23, 2016

LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — Sept. 23, 2016

TodayEvents: The Active Life senior center at 140 Ragland St. offers oil painting classes at noon for all adults 55 and older. 706-883-1681Meetings: S...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — Sept. 22, 2016

LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — Sept. 22, 2016

TodayEvents: God’s Breadbasket, a food pantry serving Hogansville residents, is open from 9 a.m.–noon.The Interfaith Food Closet at 416 Pi...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — Sept. 21, 2016

LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — Sept. 21, 2016

TodayMeetings: A bereavement support group meets 11 a.m. at Hospice LaGrange.Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon, 6 p.m. an...

September 21st, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Letter: Why me, Lord?
Columnist: How one person made a difference for Ole Miss

Columnist: How one person made a difference for Ole Miss

OXFORD, Miss. — Today, the University of Mississippi, affectionately known throughout the ages as Ole Miss, is a changed institution from its tu...

September 25th, 2016 |  


Columnist: Troup, a land of opportunity; eating alone

Columnist: Troup, a land of opportunity; eating alone

When I got out of high school, West Georgia Technical College was opening and people said, “We will have a reason for people to stay in Troup Co...

September 25th, 2016 |  


Columnist: What’s going on in America?

Columnist: What’s going on in America?

“What’s going on?Mother, motherThere’s too many of you cryingBrother, brother, brotherThere’s far too many of you dyingYou kno...

September 24th, 2016 updated: September 24th, 2016. |  


Memoried Glances: 1991 — Troup County Ag Center opens

Memoried Glances: 1991 — Troup County Ag Center opens

Septembers past, 25 years ago.From the LaGrange Daily News, 1991.Front Page NewsAgriculture Center Opening — The first phase of the Troup County...

September 24th, 2016 |  


Church columnist: Catching up; Buy truth, don’t sell

Church columnist: Catching up; Buy truth, don’t sell

Before getting into the meat of this week’s column, please indulge me in a bit of rambling. There are a few things that I need to mention and so...

September 24th, 2016 |  


Columnist: A reflection on Sept. 11, 2001

Columnist: A reflection on Sept. 11, 2001

Recently, we observed the 15th anniversary of 9-11. Though much was said and written about the occasion, and rightly so, I want to add a further word ...

September 23rd, 2016 updated: September 23rd, 2016. |  


BUSINESS


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Business Spotlight: Farmer’s Market brings legacy

CB&T, Synovus mark 75 years in Troup

LaGRANGE — CB&T of Troup County and Synovus are celebrating 75 years of service in Troup County this week.The bank was founded as LaGrange B...

September 15th, 2016 |  


Business Spotlight: C’Sons, Mare Sol aim for fine dining style

Business Spotlight: C’Sons, Mare Sol aim for fine dining style

LaGRANGE — Walk in to Mare Sol on a given afternoon and classic rock flows past tables, and customers consider trying something on the menu or a...

September 13th, 2016 |  


Restaurant aims to revitalize

Restaurant aims to revitalize

WEST POINT — For Mark and Debbie Barronton, opening the River House in a historic home at 1201 Second Ave. isn’t just a business venue, it...

September 11th, 2016 |  


Tire manufacturer to add thousands of jobs to LaGrange

Tire manufacturer to add thousands of jobs to LaGrange

LaGRANGE — A China-based tire manufacturing company set to locate in LaGrange will initially employ 1,000 people and invest more than half a bil...

September 8th, 2016 updated: September 8th, 2016. |  


Three nurses receive national distinction

Three nurses receive national distinction

LaGRANGE — Three registered nurses at WellStar West Georgia Medical Center received the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses, a national nursing...

September 7th, 2016 |  


Business Spotlight: Medicine Cabinet aims to give personal service

Business Spotlight: Medicine Cabinet aims to give personal service

LaGRANGE — Pharmacists pause their work to greet customers as they enter while soda jerks at the back of the store scoop freshly made ice cream ...

September 6th, 2016 updated: September 6th, 2016. |  


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