Lagrange Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://lagrangenews.com/section/NEWS http://lagrangenews.com/section/NEWS Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:33:35 EST 1800 Troup graduation writing test scores rise http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50733036/Troup-graduation-writing-test-scores-rise Recently released Georgia High School Writing Tests scores show first-time test takers' average rose a percentage point over last year, with a 96 percent score district-wide. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 16:37:03 EST Thanksgiving getaway: 46.3 million to hit the road http://lagrangenews.com/news/lifestyle/50732785/Thanksgiving-getaway:-46.3-million-to-hit-the-road NEW YORK (AP) — The good news for Thanksgiving travelers: the price of gas is at five-year lows. The bad news: a lot more people will be on the road. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 16:16:01 EST Mentoring program to host dodgeball tournament http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50722434/Mentoring-program-to-host-dodgeball-tournament The Big Brothers Big Sisters program in LaGrange will host a dodgeball tournament on Dec. 6. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:51:04 EST LaGrange public safety director elected to IACP post http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50731975/LaGrange-public-safety-director-elected-to-IACP-post LaGrange Public Safety Director Louis Dekmar can add one more title to his repertoire. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:51:02 EST ‘I’m just glad to be alive’ http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50731120/Im-just-glad-to-be-alive It's safe to say that Muhammad Saeed is afraid. In 20 years of running convenience stores, the most he'd ever had to deal with was people stealing cans of beer or packages of lunch meats under baggy, oversized coats. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 12:49:02 EST Business news: KMMG celebrates 5 years’ production http://lagrangenews.com/news/business/50708007/KMMG-celebrates-5-years-production Team members of Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) on Nov. 17 celebrated the fifth anniversary of the plant's official start of mass production. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 12:44:03 EST Business news: Jennifer Knight joins Commercial Bank and Trust http://lagrangenews.com/news/business/50707871/Jennifer-Knight-joins-Commercial-Bank-and-Trust Commercial Bank and Trust, a division of Synovus Bank, announced Nov. 14 that Jennifer Knight has joined its team. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 12:28:08 EST Revelation 22:7 — The Blessed Keepers http://lagrangenews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/50717570/Revelation-22:7--The-Blessed-Keepers We have come to the sixth beatitude in our Beatitudes Of Revelation series. These seven beatitudes in the book of Revelation span the entire book. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 11:11:05 EST Business news: Ga. Power grants LHS teacher $1k for materials http://lagrangenews.com/news/business/50730247/Ga.-Power-grants-LHS-teacher-$1k-for-materials A first-year teacher received a Georgia Power grant during Thursday's Board of Education meeting to help him buy classroom materials. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:41:02 EST BOE honors Teachers of Year http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/50730236/BOE-honors-Teachers-of-Year Troup County Board of Education on Thursday recognized the school system's chosen Teachers of the Year nominees. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:39:01 EST Church bulletin http://lagrangenews.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50717632/Church-bulletin Weekly Bible studiesEagle's Nest Cathedral, 1306 E. 10th St. in West Point, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 08:43:04 EST In our community: Nov. 22-23, 2014 http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/50730761/In-our-community Saturday Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:56:02 EST Police investigating death of infant http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter/50734209/Police-investigating-death-of-infant LaGrange police are investigating the death of a 3-month-old child. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:16:03 EST McKoon dives into immigration debate http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50725478/McKoon-dives-into-immigration-debate A state senator representing parts of Troup County pre-filed a bill this week with the state senate that, if passed, would restrict undocumented immigrants from receiving Georgia driver's licenses. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:06:03 EST Homes for the holidays http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50723247/Homes-for-the-holidays Every home tells a story. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:35:03 EST Blues and Barbecue event raises thousands for Emmaus http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50729474/Blues-and-Barbecue-event-raises-thousands-for-Emmaus It was a packed house at Del'avant Thursday evening for Emmaus Women's Shelter Blues and Barbecue fundraising event. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:01:01 EST Two women brawl at apartment http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter/50729700/Two-women-brawl-at-apartment Two LaGrange women, ages 21 and 22, face charges of disorderly conduct after a fight Thursday evening at an apartment complex on Hogansville Road. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:45:01 EST In our community: Nov. 21, 2014 http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/50724489/In-our-community Today Fri, 21 Nov 2014 05:56:03 EST Woman calls 911 after boyfriend locks her, son outside home http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter/50720471/Woman-calls-911-after-boyfriend-locks-her-son-outside-home LaGrange police responded to a 911 call from the 1300 block of Forrest Avenue on Wednesday night after a woman reported that her boyfriend locked her and a 1-year-old child outside in the cold after an argument. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:22:02 EST Downtown kicks off holiday shopping, events Friday http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50721932/Downtown-kicks-off-holiday-shopping-events-Friday Friday kicks off the holiday shopping season for downtown LaGrange with carriage rides, candlelight Sip and Shop to benefit Emmaus House and more weekend events. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:50:01 EST