NEWS


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Local professor mixes art, technology
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Business Spotlight: Tournesol, a sunny downtown spot
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Ex allegedly terrorizes girlfriend, new boyfriend
Man allegedly punches boy in face

Man allegedly punches boy in face

LaGrange police arrested a man after he allegedly hit a juvenile in the face about 6:30 p.m. Friday inside the Tall Pines apartment complex at 150 Tur...

August 28th, 2016 updated: August 28th, 2016. |  


Group to host inaugural Bark at the Park

Group to host inaugural Bark at the Park

LaGRANGE — On Sept. 10, the Troup County young professionals group HYPE will sponsor a dog walk and 5K to benefit the LaGrange-Troup County Huma...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Top-selling band Tonic to ‘Rock the Hill’

Top-selling band Tonic to ‘Rock the Hill’

LaGRANGE — Best-selling rock band Tonic, with special guest Drivin’ N’ Cryin’, will headline LaGrange College’s homecomi...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Photos: Local rapper leads fundraising concert

Photos: Local rapper leads fundraising concert

LaGRANGE — Seth Harden is a clean rapper from LaGrange who appeared in the action drama movie “Seeking Justice” in 2011 and returned...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Church column: Was the “Church of the New Testament” in God’s plan before the death of Christ?

Church column: Was the “Church of the New Testament” in God’s plan before the death of Christ?

Before getting into the answer to this question I want to point out some things from its parts.First, that there is a “Church of the New Testame...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Restaurant manager robbed at gunpoint

Restaurant manager robbed at gunpoint

LaGRANGE — One man remains in the Troup County Jail after he allegedly robbed the manager of McDonald’s at 1502 Lafayette Parkway at gunpo...

August 27th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


LaGrange goes back on road looking for two straight

LAGRANGE - The LaGrange Grangers are hoping the road will be kind to them once again.On Friday, LaGrange (1-1) dominated home-standing Villa Rica 28-7...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Troup breaks through for first win

Troup breaks through for first win

LAGRANGE - The home stands at Callaway Stadium were filled with fans hoping to see the Troup Tigers come away with a victory Friday night, and they go...

August 27th, 2016 |  


LaGrange dominates Villa Rica for first win

VILLA RICA - It was an impressive bounce-back performance for the LaGrange Grangers.Coming off a loss to the Callaway Cavaliers in the season opener, ...

August 27th, 2016 updated: August 27th, 2016. |  


Lafayette Christian falls to Crisp Academy

CORDELE - The Lafayette Christian School Cougars lost a shoot-out Friday night, with home-standing Crisp Academy taking a 42-33 victory.The Cougars go...

August 27th, 2016 updated: August 27th, 2016. |  


Troup volleyball team tunes up for region play

Troup volleyball team tunes up for region play

LAGRANGE - The Troup Lady Tigers are striving for success every time they step on the volleyball court, but head coach Jodi Dowden is keeping an eye o...

August 27th, 2016 |  


LIFE


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Neighbors: Caroline Kersey and Judy Boggus
NEEDTOBREATHE hit stride with expansive new album, tour

NEEDTOBREATHE hit stride with expansive new album, tour

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — On their new album, the rock band NEEDTOBREATHE have a song about the dangers of indulging in a rock ‘n’ roll lif...

August 27th, 2016 |  


LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — Aug. 27-28, 2016

LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — Aug. 27-28, 2016

SaturdayEvents: Market on Main is 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. in Carmike Cinemas LaGrange 10 parking lot at Main and East Depot streets featuring local produce,...

August 27th, 2016 |  


LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — Aug. 28, 2016

LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — Aug. 28, 2016

TodayEvents: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon and 6 p.m.The Active Life senior center at 140 Ragland St. offers oil pain...

August 26th, 2016 |  


LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — Aug. 25, 2016

LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — Aug. 25, 2016

TodayEvents: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.Troup County Center for Strategic Planning meets at noon...

August 25th, 2016 |  


LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — Aug. 24, 2016

LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — Aug. 24, 2016

TodayEvents: 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. and ...

August 24th, 2016 |  


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

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

TodayEvents: Advanced Tai Chi for Health class is 11:45 a.m. at The Active Life, 140 Ragland St. Tai chi is a slow-moving martial art improving balanc...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


OPINION


Concert will bring unity in community

Concert will bring unity in community

Well said, thank you Edna Foster: “We need to cultivate communication of races”! (Letter to the editor on Aug. 26)My local and internation...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Columnist: Leaving your child at college

Columnist: Leaving your child at college

Leaving your child off at college, and the emotions that come with it, is like watching a tear-jerker movie on the Hallmark Channel.Except now youR...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Columnist: When God seems to be absent

Columnist: When God seems to be absent

To be sure, there are times when the feeling of God’s absence comes to all of us. Without doubt, we know times of great joy and companionship wi...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Columnist: “Good fences make good neighbors”?

Columnist: “Good fences make good neighbors”?

A couple of weeks ago, we closed the gate.You would need to know a few personal details to understand how emotional that was.Robert Frost, the acclaim...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Church column: Was the “Church of the New Testament” in God’s plan before the death of Christ?

Church column: Was the “Church of the New Testament” in God’s plan before the death of Christ?

Before getting into the answer to this question I want to point out some things from its parts.First, that there is a “Church of the New Testame...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Columnist: A potential race war in America – real or imagined?

Columnist: A potential race war in America – real or imagined?

Are there some Americans who have not gotten the “memo”?It appears as if some Americans are preparing for an eventual war between the race...

August 27th, 2016 updated: August 27th, 2016. |  


BUSINESS


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Business Spotlight: Tournesol, a sunny downtown spot
Turf business plants itself downtown

Turf business plants itself downtown

LaGRANGE — John and Catherine Holmes started their business, Atlas Turf, six years ago and until recently, ran it from their home.On Tuesday, th...

August 9th, 2016 |  


Business Spotlight: Daughter, mom turn heads with family salon

Business Spotlight: Daughter, mom turn heads with family salon

LaGRANGE — The sounds of laughter, chatter and a blowing hairdryer greet clients as they walk through the doors of Salon J, located at 1302 Lafa...

August 9th, 2016 updated: August 9th, 2016. |  


Business spotlight: Towne Fitness

Business spotlight: Towne Fitness

LaGRANGE — The Daily News is pleased to announce the new “business spotlight” feature. Each week, we’ll stop by one local busi...

August 2nd, 2016 updated: August 2nd, 2016. |  


Company recognized for service

LaGRANGE — Splash Kitchens & Baths LLC, a LaGrange-based design/build firm, has been awarded a 2016 Guildmaster Award for continued commitme...

June 26th, 2016 |  


Design Group names new president

Design Group names new president

Contributed report LaGRANGE — Design Group Exhibits, a local exhibit and showroom design company, announced the promotion of Jim Hines to Preside...

June 20th, 2016 updated: June 21st, 2016. |  


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