Lagrange Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://lagrangenews.com/section/NEWS http://lagrangenews.com/section/NEWS Wed, 1 Apr 2015 19:07:19 EST 1800 Riding dirty http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/152666000/GSP:-Viral-video-of-I-85-ride-no-laughing-matter A video showing a group of 14 to 16 dirt bikes and ATV's riding north on Interstate 85 has gone viral on Facebook. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 11:05:53 EST City looks at renovating landfill http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/152681631/City-looks-at-renovating-landfill Part of a series on issues discussed at LaGrange City Council's March 24 work session retreat in Carrollton. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 11:05:51 EST March marriages http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/152684261/March-marriages The following people were issued marriage licenses by Troup County Probate Court in March:Dan Derrick McClurkin and Velma T. Rhodes.Corey Jermaine Bradfield and Austen Leia Sanders. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 10:50:51 EST Man leads police on chase http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter/152681221/Man-leads-police-on-chase A LaGrange police officer attempted to stop a Nissan Altima for a window tint violation near the intersection of Glenn Robertson Drive and Kelley Street. The officer said after initiating his blue lights and siren, the car didn't... Wed, 1 Apr 2015 10:40:52 EST Falling trees disrupt power in storm http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/152681451/Falling-trees-disrupt-power-in-storm Chris Staley of Pine Mountain and Michael Ferrell of LaGrange said they'd never met before Tuesday evening in the pouring rain on Greenville Road. Nevertheless, the two strangers worked together as partners, their clothes soaked completely as... Wed, 1 Apr 2015 10:15:53 EST In our community: April 1, 2015 http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/152671865/In-our-community Today, ThursdayNew Beginning Baptist Church, 506 Ware St., hosts its spring revival at 7 p.m.Today Wed, 1 Apr 2015 04:50:52 EST SUV slams into mail truck http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/152672343/SUV-slams-into-mail-truck A mail carrier was injured in a wreck on Roanoke Road shortly before 5 p.m. on Tuesday after the United States Postal Service truck she was driving was struck by an SUV. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:25:51 EST LHS students take part in Disney Performing Arts Program http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/152635823/LHS-students-take-part-in-Disney-Performing-Arts-Program ORLANDO, Fla. — Members of LaGrange High School “The Sound of Champions” Marching Band became stars of their own Disney show on Saturday when they entertained resort guests at the Epcot Park. The group traveled from LaGrange to the... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:05:52 EST City shows new optimism for downtown hotel project http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/152654916/City-shows-new-optimism-for-downtown-hotel-project Officials from LaGrange's Downtown Development Authority are now more optimistic for a proposal to begin the downtown hotel project. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:05:52 EST Report released on officer’s arrest http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/152654717/Report-released-on-officers-arrest West Point police officers said the 2002 black Pontiac Firebird driven by off-duty LaGrange police detective Wayne Cato crossed the center line on Highway 29, nearly hitting two other cars before crashing into a home Saturday night on U.S. Highway... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:45:51 EST Man charged with stealing $300,000 from business http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter/152655180/Man-charged-with-stealing-$300000-from-business Investigators with the Troup County Sheriffs Office arrested and charged Achyutbhau Patel, 33, of LaGrange with one count of theft over $1,500. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:40:53 EST In our community: March 31, 2015 http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/152640542/In-our-community TodayMeetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 04:50:52 EST Archaeology hike to explore Pine Mountain http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/152635355/Archaeology-hike-to-explore-Pine-Mountain PINE MOUNTAIN — Callaway Gardens will host a hike of Pine Mountain with local archaeologists on April 11. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 01:05:51 EST Home struck by lightning, resident says http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter/152639299/Home-struck-by-lightning-resident-says A home in the 500 block of Youngs Mill Road was struck by lightning this morning, a resident said. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:45:51 EST Updated: Officer arrested after car hits house http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/152631633/Updated:-Officer-arrested-after-car-hits-house A LaGrange police officer is on paid administrative leave after being arrested Saturday night on a DUI charge.LaGrange Public Safety Chief Lou Dekmar confirmed Sunday that detective Wayne Cato, 29, was taken into custody. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:15:56 EST Chamber plans new lake draws http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/152618942/Chamber-plans-new-lake-draws More than 6,000 people packed Pyne Road Park last May to catch three days of boat races on West Point Lake that were described as a Daytona 500 on water. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:05:54 EST Council looks at improving parks repair, upkeep http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/152632558/Council-looks-at-improving-parks-repair-upkeep Part of a series on issues discussed by LaGrange City Council at a retreat in Carrollton on March 24. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:05:52 EST College to join global observance of Autism Awareness Day http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/152629731/College-to-join-global-observance-of-Autism-Awareness-Day LaGrange College will be in good company Thursday as it lights the clock tower blue in observance of World Autism Awareness Day. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 07:15:51 EST In our community: March 30, 2015 http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/152602707/In-our-community TodayChick-fil-A, both locations, host Spirit Night 5-8 p.m. to benefit Relay for Life. Participants must mention Relay for Life.Tuesday Mon, 30 Mar 2015 04:50:51 EST Gardner Newman Middle School honor roll http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/152608155/Gardner-Newman-Middle-School-honor-roll The following students were honored at Gardner Newman Middle School for the third nine weeks:Sixth grade Principal's list Mon, 30 Mar 2015 04:00:51 EST