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A day after getting swept by one of the country's top teams, the LaGrange College Panthers were the ones doing the sweeping on Sunday.
Facing Greensboro in a USA South doubleheader, the Panthers won the opening game 3-0 behind a shutout performance from Olivia Wolfe, and they completed the sweep with a 7-2 win.
The Panthers, who lost two games to

Big bounceback for Panthers

A day after getting swept by one of the country's top teams, the LaGrange College Panthers were the ones doing the sweeping on Sunday. Facing Greensboro in a USA South doubleheader, the Panthers won the opening game 3-0 behind a shutout performance from Olivia Wolfe, and they completed the sweep with a 7-2 win. The Panthers, who lost two games to

Cavaliers drop one on road to Dragons

ROME – The Callaway Cavaliers were hoping to pull off a season sweep of the Pepperell Dragons on Saturday, and they nearly made it happen. The Cavaliers had their chances to come away with the road win, but instead it was the Dragons hanging on for a 4-3 victory in the Region 5-AAA showdown. The Cavaliers, who started 3-0 in region play but

A LaGrange police officer is on paid administrative leave after being arrested Saturday night for DUI.
LaGrange Public Safety Chief Lou Dekmar confirmed Sunday that detective Wayne Cato was taken into custody.
According to the West Point Police Department officers responded to a crash around 9 p.m. Saturday night in the 1000 block of U.S. Highway

Officer faces DUI charge after car hits house

A LaGrange police officer is on paid administrative leave after being arrested Saturday night for DUI. LaGrange Public Safety Chief Lou Dekmar confirmed Sunday that detective Wayne Cato was taken into custody. According to the West Point Police Department officers responded to a crash around 9 p.m. Saturday night in the 1000 block of U.S. Highway

When they crossed the finish line, a little more than one-10th of a second separated LaGrange's Sam Bowie and Whitewater's Don Harp in the 3,200-meter run at the Carrollton Invitational on Saturday.
When the official results were released, it was Bowie running away with a thrilling win.
Bowie's official time was 9:54.84, while Harp was just a fra

Bowie races to first-place finish

When they crossed the finish line, a little more than one-10th of a second separated LaGrange's Sam Bowie and Whitewater's Don Harp in the 3,200-meter run at the Carrollton Invitational on Saturday. When the official results were released, it was Bowie running away with a thrilling win. Bowie's official time was 9:54.84, while Harp was just a fra

EAS Spring Home 2015

CARISLE — Two computer classes for adults and an Easter Egg Hunt for children are the latest community activities sponsored by the Town of Carlisle.
Computer Classes
In a statement releases this week, the town announced that it will offer computers classes at the Carlise Town Hall on Tuesday, March 31 and Thursday, April 2.
The class on Tu

Computers and Easter Eggs

CARISLE — Two computer classes for adults and an Easter Egg Hunt for children are the latest community activities sponsored by the Town of Carlisle. Computer Classes In a statement releases this week, the town announced that it will offer computers classes at the Carlise Town Hall on Tuesday, March 31 and Thursday, April 2. The class on Tu

For Bobby Hicks, working at Jackson Heating and Air was never just about having a job, it was a way to help people he always considered part of his family.
That is why it was hard for him to leave work on Thursday afternoon. After 39 years with the company, Hicks decided to hang up his work belt and retire from the job he described as “not r

'It wasn't just a job, it was fun'

For Bobby Hicks, working at Jackson Heating and Air was never just about having a job, it was a way to help people he always considered part of his family. That is why it was hard for him to leave work on Thursday afternoon. After 39 years with the company, Hicks decided to hang up his work belt and retire from the job he described as “not r

If the Troup Tigers have proven anything in their past two games, it's that they're not going to let a little adversity keep them down.
On Thursday, Troup fought back from a four-run deficit in the final inning to beat the Carrollton Trojans 10-7.
A day later, those same two teams were going at it again, and Troup found itself in a 4-0 hole after

What a week for Tigers

If the Troup Tigers have proven anything in their past two games, it's that they're not going to let a little adversity keep them down. On Thursday, Troup fought back from a four-run deficit in the final inning to beat the Carrollton Trojans 10-7. A day later, those same two teams were going at it again, and Troup found itself in a 4-0 hole after

The Union Public Safety Department reported the following arrests:
— Kenneth Lamar Norman, 31, of 208 Monroe Street, Union, was charged with shoplifting around 7:25 p.m. March 26. According to the arrest warrant, Norman and another subject took items from Walmart, located at 513 North Duncan Bypass, Union, on March 24.
— Eric Shorenzo

Crime Report

The Union Public Safety Department reported the following arrests: — Kenneth Lamar Norman, 31, of 208 Monroe Street, Union, was charged with shoplifting around 7:25 p.m. March 26. According to the arrest warrant, Norman and another subject took items from Walmart, located at 513 North Duncan Bypass, Union, on March 24. — Eric Shorenzo

A woman faces DUI charges after a LaGrange police officer responded to a possible drunk driver on Lafayette Parkway. The officer said he spotted the car weaving all over the roadway, then run three red lights at Morgan Street, East Lafayette Square and South Lafayette Square.
When the officer stopped the car, he said he smelled alcohol. The driver

Woman charged with DUI

A woman faces DUI charges after a LaGrange police officer responded to a possible drunk driver on Lafayette Parkway. The officer said he spotted the car weaving all over the roadway, then run three red lights at Morgan Street, East Lafayette Square and South Lafayette Square. When the officer stopped the car, he said he smelled alcohol. The driver

They're headed back to nationals.
After winning a third consecutive region championship, the Lafayette Christian School archery team finished third in the state meet in Perry to advance to the national tournament for the third straight year.
The national tournament will be held on May 7 in Louisville, Ky.
At the state meet, there were more than

Lafayette Christian archers stand tall

They're headed back to nationals. After winning a third consecutive region championship, the Lafayette Christian School archery team finished third in the state meet in Perry to advance to the national tournament for the third straight year. The national tournament will be held on May 7 in Louisville, Ky. At the state meet, there were more than

LaGrange High's soccer teams hit the field one more time before taking some time off for spring break.
Facing Douglas County on Thursday at Callaway Stadium, both LaGrange teams fell a bit short.
In the boys' game, all of the scoring was done in the first half, and it was Douglas County hanging on for the 2-1 victory.
In the girls' game, Douglas

Douglas County gets best of LaGrange

LaGrange High's soccer teams hit the field one more time before taking some time off for spring break. Facing Douglas County on Thursday at Callaway Stadium, both LaGrange teams fell a bit short. In the boys' game, all of the scoring was done in the first half, and it was Douglas County hanging on for the 2-1 victory. In the girls' game, Douglas

What a difference a week makes.
Last Thursday, the LaGrange Grangers were headed home from Columbus after losing a 5-4 heart-breaker to Northside in a game where they twice led by two runs.
That loss, the Grangers' sixth in seven games overall, left them with a 1-3 record in Region 1-AAAAA.
Flash forward a week, and things are looking a whole lo

Grangers are flying high

What a difference a week makes. Last Thursday, the LaGrange Grangers were headed home from Columbus after losing a 5-4 heart-breaker to Northside in a game where they twice led by two runs. That loss, the Grangers' sixth in seven games overall, left them with a 1-3 record in Region 1-AAAAA. Flash forward a week, and things are looking a whole lo

Part of a series about issues discussed at LaGrange City Council's retreat.
City officials believe that installing single-lane roundabouts at two of LaGrange's busiest intersections would help the flow of traffic.
LaGrange City Council discussed making improvements to some of the city's intersections at a work session retreat Tuesday in Carrollto

City considers roundabouts to ease traffic

Part of a series about issues discussed at LaGrange City Council's retreat. City officials believe that installing single-lane roundabouts at two of LaGrange's busiest intersections would help the flow of traffic. LaGrange City Council discussed making improvements to some of the city's intersections at a work session retreat Tuesday in Carrollto

A pair of LaGrange College basketball players will get a chance to play in an all-star game in Atlanta today.
Nick Mitchell and Jordan Johnson, who were seniors on the LaGrange College team that won a second straight conference championship, will participate in the Georgia Basketball Coaches Association all-star game at Oglethorpe University.
Mit

Pair of Panthers to play in all-star game

A pair of LaGrange College basketball players will get a chance to play in an all-star game in Atlanta today. Nick Mitchell and Jordan Johnson, who were seniors on the LaGrange College team that won a second straight conference championship, will participate in the Georgia Basketball Coaches Association all-star game at Oglethorpe University. Mit

LaGrange considers costs of curbside recycling

Part of a series about issues discussed at LaGrange City Council's retreat. LaGrange City Council members discussed a plan during Tuesday's Council retreat that would implement a curbside recycling service for city residents. If approved, the service would cost the city about $100,000 per year, resulting in a $1 per month fee that would be added t

SPARTANBURG — Two local teachers were among the dozen teachers in the Upstate to be honored by the Bojangles' restaurant chain for being named Teacher of the Year in their respective school districts for the 2014-2015 school year.
In a statement released Friday morning, the restaurant chain announced that on Thursday “the Bojangles' on

Bojangles' honors teachers

SPARTANBURG — Two local teachers were among the dozen teachers in the Upstate to be honored by the Bojangles' restaurant chain for being named Teacher of the Year in their respective school districts for the 2014-2015 school year. In a statement released Friday morning, the restaurant chain announced that on Thursday “the Bojangles' on

UNION — More than 500 hungry people with a taste for pancakes helped make the Union Civitan Club Pancake Day a success enabling the club raise more than $4,500.
Pancake Day was held at Mon-Aetna Baptist Church on Thursday and Civitans were in the church kitchen cooking sausage, bacon, and, of course, pancakes, which they served to hungry cus

Pancake Day raises $4,500

UNION — More than 500 hungry people with a taste for pancakes helped make the Union Civitan Club Pancake Day a success enabling the club raise more than $4,500. Pancake Day was held at Mon-Aetna Baptist Church on Thursday and Civitans were in the church kitchen cooking sausage, bacon, and, of course, pancakes, which they served to hungry cus

The red-hot LaGrange Grangers thumped the Carver Tigers 10-2 on Friday.
The Grangers, who were 1-3 in Region 1-AAAAA at one point, have ripped off four straight wins to move to 5-3 in the region.
Sam Hacker got the start for the Grangers on Friday and he pitched the first two innings, and Jackson Shelnutt worked the next two innings before Logan

LaGrange has no trouble with Carver

The red-hot LaGrange Grangers thumped the Carver Tigers 10-2 on Friday. The Grangers, who were 1-3 in Region 1-AAAAA at one point, have ripped off four straight wins to move to 5-3 in the region. Sam Hacker got the start for the Grangers on Friday and he pitched the first two innings, and Jackson Shelnutt worked the next two innings before Logan

UNION COUNTY — Students who attend the Spartanburg Community College Open House at the Union County Advanced Technology Center will not only get information about classes and financial assistance but also have a chance to win a $500 scholarship.
UCATC Site Coordinator Kathy Jo Lancaster said that the SCC Open House will be held Tuesday, Marc

Open House at UCATC March 31

UNION COUNTY — Students who attend the Spartanburg Community College Open House at the Union County Advanced Technology Center will not only get information about classes and financial assistance but also have a chance to win a $500 scholarship. UCATC Site Coordinator Kathy Jo Lancaster said that the SCC Open House will be held Tuesday, Marc





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