LaGrange Daily News- RSS Feed http://lagrangenews.com/ http://lagrangenews.com/ Tue, 28 Apr 2015 16:16:37 EST 1800 Kicking off summer http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/153152997/Kicking-off-summer About 20 years ago, the Chattahoochee River below Atlanta was — in a word — disgusting. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:10:55 EST ‘A true servant’s heart’ http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/153156850/A-true-servants-heart For 12 years Kevin Dunn has come in weekly to volunteer at Hospice LaGrange, but his contribution isn't what most people would think – it's his voice. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:00:54 EST Suspicious fire destroys home http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/153172899/Suspicious-fire-destroys-home The LaGrange Fire Department and the LaGrange Police Department are investigating a fire that broke out around 6:30 a.m. Monday at a home in the 200 block of Grady Street. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 10:35:54 EST Ready to make a playoff splash http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/153159457/Ready-to-make-a-playoff-splash They've been here before.During their first two seasons on the LaGrange High soccer team, Lauren Yates and Lauren Robinson were part of teams that reached the state tournament. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:10:53 EST Soccer teams ready for state tourney http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/153170511/Soccer-teams-ready-for-state-tourney The Callaway Cavaliers lost the game, but coach Jake Hembree wasn't disappointed.In their final game of the regular season last week, the Cavaliers pushed the LaGrange Grangers to overtime before losing 1-0. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:10:51 EST Art museum to host annual Art N’ Bloom fundraiser http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/153160728/Art-museum-to-host-annual-Art-N-Bloom-fundraiser The LaGrange Art Museum will once again celebrate spring with Art N' Bloom, a benefit luncheon that combines fresh floral arrangements and the fine art that inspired the arrangements. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:40:51 EST In our community: April 28, 2015 http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/153159462/In-our-community TodayMeetings:Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:20:51 EST LHS student earns rare honor http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/153143639/LHS-student-earns-rare-honor LaGrange High School senior Nashanthea Roland didn't expect much when she applied for the Gates Millennium Scholarship earlier in the school year, but now she is one of its few distinguished recipients. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:11:01 EST ‘We fight back together’ http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/153143754/We-fight-back-together Friday's Relay for Life exceeded its annual fundraising goal as hundreds of people descended on Chris Joseph Track to take part in the event. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:10:52 EST About Bob and Brian Griese http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/153143265/About-Bob-and-Brian-Griese The University of Georgia Hall of Fame Chapter, one of the nation's top chapters for many years and ably led by President Lou Perno for the last two years, showcased a number of personalities at its recent awards dinner from House Speaker David... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:55:53 EST Critics of colleges should listen to what employers want http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/153143230/Critics-of-colleges-should-listen-to-what-employers-want Senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, Victor Davis Hanson contends that colleges need more “ideological diversity” instead of racial and gender diversity. He also claims that colleges do a poor job of preparing students for the job... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:55:51 EST Letter: Help stamp out hunger http://lagrangenews.com/news/letters-opinion/153148503/Help-stamp-out-hunger Saturday, May 9, marks the 23rd anniversary of one of America's great days of giving – the National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. Letter carriers walk through the community every day, often coming face to face... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:40:51 EST Woman charged with illegally distributing drugs http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter/153148696/Woman-charged-with-illegally-distributing-drugs LaGrange police investigators arrested Tabetha Ann Williams, 33, at a home in the 100 block of Cato Street Friday night. Sgt. Mark Cavender, head of LaGrange Police Department's special investigations unit, said they had received several... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:35:51 EST In our community: April 27, 2015 http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/153143359/In-our-community Tuesday Mon, 27 Apr 2015 04:50:52 EST Grangers wrap up spring practice http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/153146662/Grangers-wrap-up-spring-practice They were back on the turf at Callaway Stadium for a football game, although the stakes aren't nearly as high as they'll be four months from now when they open the season. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 23:05:57 EST Honoring one of their own http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/153146803/Honoring-one-of-their-own Chris Mabe will always be a part of the LaGrange High baseball family.Mabe, who would have been a senior this spring, was killed during a car wreck in April of 2013 during the midst of his sophomore baseball season. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 23:05:54 EST Playoff time arrives for local teams http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/153146783/Playoff-time-arrives-for-local-teams It's showtime.The state baseball tournament is set to get under way this week, and for the first time since 2012, Callaway, LaGrange and Troup will all get a chance to enjoy the playoff experience. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 23:05:52 EST You can help http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/153143327/You-can-help LifeSouth blood drivesLifeSouth will host the following blood drives in the area:• Warm Springs Medical Center from 11:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Monday. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 23:30:52 EST Local fisherman shares passion http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/153029732/Local-fisherman-shares-passion Twenty-five years ago, Joey Mines was driving with his cameraman to film a show on a small lake in Cleveland, Georgia. He recalls it being a normal workday for him, other than the fact that he was going to meet with the directors of Camp Sunshine, a... Sun, 26 Apr 2015 11:05:51 EST (No heading) http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/153112939/ It wasn't so much the money, although every amount helps when you're heading off to college. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 19:20:51 EST