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‘Home of the brave’
Duracell to add production, jobs

Duracell to add production, jobs

LaGRANGE — Duracell announced this week it will close a plant in Lancaster, South Carolina, and shift production of its AA and AAA batteries ent...

July 29th, 2016 |  


Ethel Kight marks back-to-school

Ethel Kight marks back-to-school

LaGRANGE — Although public schools don’t start back until Aug. 10, students returned to Ethel Kight Elementary School on Thursday for an a...

July 29th, 2016 |  


Longtime WGTC administrator retires

Longtime WGTC administrator retires

CARROLLTON — This week West Georgia Technical College says farewell to longtime Vice President of Academic Affairs Pat Hannon, a man who’s...

July 29th, 2016 |  


FEMA emergency funds available

LaGRANGE — Troup County has been chosen to receive $39,173 in FEMA emergency food and shelter programs in the county.A local board made up of re...

July 29th, 2016 |  


LaGrange-based choir sings in The Emerald Isle

LaGrange-based choir sings in The Emerald Isle

LaGRANGE — Some members of the Choral Society of West Georgia are smiling but weary after a weeklong, collaborative concert series through The E...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Group seeks donation for college supplies

LaGRANGE — BaD Bowtie Boutique is raising funds and supplies for a drive to purchase 20 backpacks stuffed with items for college students in the...

July 28th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


All-state running back leaves big shoes to fill

All-state running back leaves big shoes to fill

HOGANSVILLE - It’s no small feat to replace a man who was one of the best running backs in the state last season.As the Callaway Cavaliers march...

July 29th, 2016 |  


Game On baseball tryouts set for next two Saturdays

LAGRANGE - Game On Training and Copperheads Baseball are joining forces.The two organizations will hold joint baseball tryouts the next two weekends a...

July 29th, 2016 |  


Countdown growing short for Grangers

Countdown growing short for Grangers

LAGRANGE - Every football team feels a sense of urgency this time of year, with a new season drawing closer by the minute.For the LaGrange Grangers, t...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Soccer league coming to a close

Soccer league coming to a close

LAGRANGE - A champion will be crowned tonight.A seven-on-seven soccer league that has been held throughout the summer will wrap up tonight at Callaway...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Callaway volleyball players go camping

Callaway volleyball players go camping

HOGANSVILLE - They packed a lot into two days.The Callaway High volleyball camp was held Monday and Tuesday, and for three hours each day, the 20 or s...

July 27th, 2016 |  


It’s go time for local football teams

It’s go time for local football teams

LAGRANGE - Football is back.For the past two days, the Callaway Cavaliers, LaGrange Grangers and Troup Tigers have been on the field as preseason prac...

July 27th, 2016 |  


LIFE


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Daniel, Edenfield set to wed
LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — July 27, 2016

LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — July 27, 2016

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

July 27th, 2016 |  


You can help: Ways to give in the Troup County community

You can help: Ways to give in the Troup County community

LifeSouth hosts blood drivesLifeSouth will host the following blood drives in the area during the week of July 25–31, 2016:• Chambers Coun...

July 25th, 2016 |  


LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — July 25, 2016

LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — July 25, 2016

TuesdayEvents: 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 bala...

July 25th, 2016 updated: July 25th, 2016. |  


LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — July 26, 2016

LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — July 26, 2016

WednesdayEvents: LaGrange Memorial Library, 115 Alford St., hosts a Summer Reading Program for children presentation of Brian Bruggeman’s “...

July 25th, 2016 updated: July 26th, 2016. |  


LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — July 23-24, 2016

LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — July 23-24, 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,...

July 24th, 2016 |  


LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — July 22, 2016

LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — July 22, 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,...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


OPINION


Troup extension agent: Green briers — Nature’s barb wire

Troup extension agent: Green briers — Nature’s barb wire

We’ve all seen it around our yard. The insidious vine with very sharp thorns that wraps itself around shrubs and trees until it’s tendrils...

July 29th, 2016 updated: July 29th, 2016. |  


Letter: No politics — How about just correctness?

We often hear the words “political correctness” in 2016. I would like to remind your readers that this issue has been around for years.In ...

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


Columnist: Saying goodbye to the Swamp Fox

Columnist: Saying goodbye to the Swamp Fox

CHESTER, S.C. – Friends and family and a handful of former Falcon players showed up here earlier this week in searing heat reminiscent of two-a-...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Columnist: Angels among the blackberries

Columnist: Angels among the blackberries

Just south of Atlanta in McDonough, Georgia, is a gem called Southern Belle Farms.Several years ago, when my granddaughter came for her regular summer...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Column: Saipan again, why not?

Being so near the ocean did have advantages.First, the view was overwhelming at times, especially at night or when there was a storm approaching. We a...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Letter: Hogansville council lacks concern

Letter: Hogansville council lacks concern

Editor,I do believe Hogansville city government has very little respect for its citizens and the downtown merchants. The recent vote by the council to...

July 26th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


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Design Group names new president

Seoyon E-Hwa gets 5 Star certification

Contributed reportLaGRANGE — Seoyon E-Hwa Interior Systems Georgia is the first company to achieve Quality 5 Star certification from Hyundai Kia...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Local company’s truck scores first place

Local company’s truck scores first place

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May 17th, 2016 |  


Hospital names Volunteer of the Year

Hospital names Volunteer of the Year

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May 10th, 2016 |  


Callaway foundations announce new board members

Callaway foundations announce new board members

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April 16th, 2016 |  


New gym vows ‘no judgment’

New gym vows ‘no judgment’

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April 8th, 2016 |  


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