Lagrange Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://lagrangenews.com/section/NEWS http://lagrangenews.com/section/NEWS Wed, 26 Nov 2014 05:17:03 EST 1800 Girls raise money for orphanage http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50746108/Girls-raise-money-for-orphanage Thanksgiving is a time when people count their blessings and remember to be thankful for what they have in their lives. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:39:03 EST Farm-to-table food on sale Wednesday for Thanksgiving http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50748814/Farm-to-table-food-on-sale-Wednesday-for-Thanksgiving For Ben Wheeler, it's about knowing where his Thanksgiving Day fixings are coming from. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:14:04 EST Homelessness has no age http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50744881/Homelessness-has-no-age Hundreds of students in the Troup County School System may have no real place to call home. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:41:03 EST Police called twice to Mitchell Avenue home http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter/50751178/Police-called-twice-to-Mitchell-Avenue-home LaGrange police were called to the same residence twice Monday night after a couple in a home in the 100 block of Mitchell Avenue continually argued and called 911. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:50:01 EST Hardley Creek Park to close Wednesday http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50750737/Hardley-Creek-Park-to-close-Wednesday LANETT, Ala. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that Hardley Creek Park will be closed on Wednesday until 2 p.m. so Anderson Construction Company will perform extensive cleaning of the park. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 07:17:03 EST Monday sets record high temperature for date http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50750633/Monday-sets-record-high-temperature-for-date Less than a week after setting a record low, LaGrange posted another record Monday — on the other end of the thermometer. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 06:44:02 EST In our community: Nov. 25, 2014 http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/50750628/In-our-community TodayMeetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.LaGrange City Council meets at 5:30 p.m. in the council chamber/courtroom at 208 Ridley Ave. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 06:39:04 EST Unity promoted at tree lighting http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50744173/Unity-promoted-at-tree-lighting As community members kicked off the upcoming Christmas season by lighting the tree at Frank Cox Union Street School Park, those gathered to remember the late Frank Cox recalled his love and caring for those in need. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:02:02 EST Nativity Festival set to kick off next week http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50744174/Nativity-Festival-set-to-kick-off-next-week Even before the Thanksgiving dinner is shared, organizers of the annual Nativity Festival are preparing the displays of the Christmas season. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:03:02 EST Animal cruelty charge after dead rottweiler discovered http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50744336/Animal-cruelty-charge-after-dead-rottweiler-discovered A Rutland Circle man faces criminal charges after animal control officers said they found a dead dog in a shelter behind his residence Saturday. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:03:01 EST Teen had unloaded gun at LHS http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50744258/Teen-had-unloaded-gun-at-LHS A 15-year-old LaGrange High School student faces weapons charges as he allegedly brought a handgun to the campus Thursday.A LaGrange police report gave the following account: Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:43:02 EST Alleged drug dealer arrested by police http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter/50744419/Alleged-drug-dealer-arrested-by-police A 27-year-old LaGrange man was arrested on multiple drug charges Friday, including intent to distribute and obstruction of an officer near Park Avenue. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:24:01 EST In our community: Nov. 24, 2014 http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/50744690/In-our-community Tuesday Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:07:03 EST You can help http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/50743796/You-can-help LifeSouth blood drivesLifeSouth will host the following blood drives in the area:• Walmart of Roanoke, Alabama, noon–6 p.m. today. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 22:06:03 EST Rosemont students collect over 700 cans for Salvation Army http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/50733470/Rosemont-students-collect-over-700-cans-for-Salvation-Army During the month of November, Rosemont Elementary students bring canned goods for the annual Thanksgiving can-a-thon for the Salvation Army. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 17:10:01 EST Business news: KMMG presents $300K for AWIM program http://lagrangenews.com/news/business/50707951/KMMG-presents-$300K-for-AWIM-program On Nov. 13, Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) presented its third $300,000 contribution – marking a total $900,000 over three years – to the SAE Foundation that will be used to continue impacting science, technology,... Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:37:02 EST 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