Lagrange Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://lagrangenews.com/section/NEWS http://lagrangenews.com/section/NEWS Thu, 24 Jul 2014 01:58:18 EST 1800 Police still searching for answers in stabbing http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/314391/Police-still-searching-for-answers-in-stabbing Police were left with more questions than answers after a brutal fight Tuesday evening at the Whispering Pines Apartment complex off Hogansville Road. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Ga. lottery turns 21, launches Kia promotion http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/311842/Ga.-lottery-turns-21-launches-Kia-promotion The Georgia Lottery celebrated its 21st anniversary at the Kia Training Center on Tuesday, where officials announced a new lottery initiative and partnership with Kia Motors called “21 Black Series.” Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST With GOP runoff over, Perdue and Nunn face off http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/314328/With-GOP-runoff-over-Perdue-and-Nunn-face-off ATLANTA — Now that Georgia Republicans have settled on businessman David Perdue as their nominee for the state's open Senate seat, the real battle begins with a marquee match-up in the fall against Democrat Michelle Nunn that could help... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Sheriffs camp wraps up http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/307851/Sheriffs-camp-wraps-up School's still out, but some area children learned valuable lessons from the Troup County Sheriffs Office. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Driver allegedly points gun at motorcyclists on I-85 http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/314655/Driver-allegedly-points-gun-at-motorcyclists-on-I-85 It became a dangerous ride Tuesday afternoon for a group of motorcyclists traveling south on Interstate 85. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Police investigate sexual assault http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter-news/314488/Police-investigate-sexual-assault Investigators with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the West Georgia Health Medical Center after receiving a report of a juvenile who had been sexually assaulted.It appears the assault occurred on Borton Street. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Men wanted in assault rifle theft http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/309370/Men-wanted-in-assault-rifle-theft The Troup County Sheriffs Office needs your help to track down some wanted men in an alleged gun theft scheme. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Man arrested and charged with incest http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter-news/307519/Man-arrested-and-charged-with-incest A Troup County man remains behind bars after being arrested over the weekend for alleged sexual assault. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 16 miles of I-85 named for Ray Anderson http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/307217/16-miles-of-I-85-named-for-Ray-Anderson Sixteen miles of Troup County's portion of I-85 has been named the Ray C. Anderson Memorial Highway, dedicated to Ray Anderson, late founder and chairman of Interface, Inc. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Police: Children living in home with animal urine, feces http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter/307540/Police:-Children-living-in-home-with-animal-urine-feces A LaGrange police officer responded to a call at a home in the 2000 block of Mooty Bridge Road to assist another officer with Animal Control. The officer became concerned when he tried to open the porch door, which was barricaded by dirty clothing... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Elderly woman drives wrong way on road, almost hits two LaGrange Police Officers http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter-news/307620/Elderly-woman-drives-wrong-way-on-road-almost-hits-two-LaGrange-Police-Officers A bizarre chain of events lead to the arrest of a local elderly woman Monday. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST In our community: July 22, 2014 http://lagrangenews.com/news/local_features/5327690/In-our-community:-July-22-2014 TodayEvents: Advanced Tai Chi for Health class is 11:45 a.m. at The Active Life, 140 Ragland St. Tai chi is a slow-moving martial art improving balance, coordination and relaxation. Call The Active... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Public safety http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter-news/5326966/Public-safety Theft/ Entering AutoLaGrange Police responded to a report of theft and entering auto in the one hundred block of Victoria Point. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Routine traffic stop yields drug bust http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/5327154/Routine-traffic-stop-yields-drug-bust A routine traffic stop became anything but routine after Troup County Sheriff's deputies discovered suspected drugs inside the car. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST ‘A funny, light-hearted, good show’ http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/5325423/A-funny-light-hearted-good-show Weddings can be chaotic enough, but throw in gangsters, musical numbers, a drunken (or drowsy) chaperone and put it all inside a musical within a play, and the end result is Lafayette Society for Performing Arts' upcoming satirical show... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Church to host free barbecue, giveaways Saturday http://lagrangenews.com/news/local_features/5325940/Church-to-host-free-barbecue-giveaways-Saturday Anointed by Faith Ministries hosts a city-wide barbecue and school giveaway on Saturday at the church, 1200 Fourth Ave. in LaGrange. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST In our community: July 21, 2014 http://lagrangenews.com/news/local_features/5325923/In-our-community:-July-21-2014 Today Meetings: The Troup County Democratic Party committee meets at 6 p.m. at the William Griggs Recreation Center LaGrange. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Winston Churchill’s passion for painting http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/5315257/Winston-Churchills-passion-for-painting “Success is not final; failure is not fatal; it is the courage to continue that counts.” ~ Sir Winston Churchill Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Being part of the SPLOST tour experience http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/5317485/Being-part-of-the-SPLOST-tour-experience The subject of special-purpose, local-option sales tax funds has been touchy in the past, with it praised by officials as a saving grace for county improvement and condemned by some in the community as a back-door tax for unnecessary... Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST In our community: July 19, 2014 http://lagrangenews.com/news/local_features/5316187/In-our-community:-July-19-2014 SaturdayEvents: Glass Bridge Road Farmers Market is 8 to 11 a.m. at no cost to vendors. Homemade or homegrown items are welcome. Located at the pavilion across from Loyd Presbyterian Church... Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST