LaGrange Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed Mon, 4 May 2015 14:05:26 EST 1800 ‘LaGrange needs this’ For Henry Jacobs, the local outreach coordinator of the Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, Friday's second annual Art of Water exhibit and block party couldn't have gone better. Mon, 4 May 2015 11:10:51 EST Car show draws record crowds A love for classic cars and a good cause drove a record number of motorheads to the annual Troup County Sheriff's Car Show on Saturday at Pyne Road Park. Mon, 4 May 2015 11:05:51 EST 1 arrested, 1 sought on assault charges A 20-year-old LaGrange man told police he was beaten and held against his will at a home on Eleanor Street on Saturday, but managed to escape and call police. Mon, 4 May 2015 10:35:51 EST In our community: May 4, 2015 TodayMeetings: Hogansville City Council meets at 7 p.m. at City Hall. Mon, 4 May 2015 04:50:51 EST You can help LifeSouth blood drivesLifeSouth will host the following blood drives in the area:• Interface of LaGrange, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Tuesday. Sun, 3 May 2015 23:30:52 EST ‘An important part of my day’ Dina Smith spends at least one day a week making a point to talk to people. She goes to them and asks about their life, background, family and interests. For some, she may be the last person they talk to. Sun, 3 May 2015 17:05:52 EST Awareness crucial identifying stroke symptoms The number of people who suffer a stroke is increasing twice as fast as those who develop breast cancer, but fortunately, 80 percent of all strokes are preventable, said Dr. Ravina Kadam of West Georgia Primary Care. Sun, 3 May 2015 16:10:52 EST ‘Ultimate exercise’ Peter Underwood, 65, calls it his “Fountain of Youth.”Maidie Lockwood, 73, says it helped her regain full use of her shoulders after years of being unable to lift her arms over her head. Sun, 3 May 2015 13:50:51 EST Airport staff debrief after crash The 51-year-old pilot of a single-engine plane that crashed at the LaGrange-Callaway Airport on April 22 has been released from the hospital and the National Transportation Safety Board has taken over the crash investigation, according to Chad... Sat, 2 May 2015 10:30:51 EST Contest could pave way for dog park LaGrange has a chance to win a grant to build a dog park. Sat, 2 May 2015 10:05:51 EST Averting a disaster The Troup County 911 Center will have a “Code Red All Call” on May 12 to inform residents of how to sign up for the system, which sends alerts to residents, including severe weather. Sat, 2 May 2015 10:00:53 EST More defendants plea in meth trafficking case Two of the 20 defendants accused in an ongoing methamphetamine trafficking case pleaded guilty to their respective charges this week in Troup and Heard counties' superior courts. Sat, 2 May 2015 09:45:52 EST Hydrangea Festival kicks off Mother’s Day weekend This year's Hydrangea Festival Sip and Shop event, set for Friday, will include street musicians, artwork from notable local artists, wine tasting and hydrangea sales. Sat, 2 May 2015 09:30:51 EST Church tutoring valuable knowledge I was driving to my office the other morning and a car pulled in front me with a message on the back windshield. It said “I Tutor Math,” and had all the contact information where one could get the services of this math tutor. Sat, 2 May 2015 08:50:51 EST Chamber: Golf tournament ‘a success’ The 15th annual LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament held at Highland Country Club last week was a complete success, said Chamber President Page Estes. Sat, 2 May 2015 06:35:51 EST Church bulletin Weekly Bible studiesAnointed by Faith Ministries, 1200 Fourth Ave. in LaGrange, and Saint Paul AME Church, 301 Poplar St. in Hogansville, 7 p.m. Tuesday. Sat, 2 May 2015 05:05:51 EST In our community: May 2-3, 2015 SaturdayEvents: Friendship Baptist Church, 101 Friendship St. in Hamilton, hosts a clothing giveaway of gently used clothes to those in need from 8 a.m. to noon. 706-628-5006 or 706-628-5027 Sat, 2 May 2015 04:50:51 EST Business news: Shelley Strickland joins Kelsey team Kelsey Advertising recently hired Shelley Strickland as director of online presence management.In this role, Strickland is helping develop, build and manage clients' online assets and content with the goal... Sat, 2 May 2015 02:40:53 EST Parks and rec to host free lunch program Troup County Parks and Recreation is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Sat, 2 May 2015 02:40:51 EST Sewon America to donate $300,000 to THINC$300000-to-THINC Honoring the company's commitment to “give back to the community,” Sewon America presented an initial check for $60,000 to THINC College & Career Academy at Sewon's LaGrange facility on April 16. This was Sewon's first... Sat, 2 May 2015 01:25:52 EST