Lagrange Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://lagrangenews.com/section/NEWS http://lagrangenews.com/section/NEWS Sat, 25 Oct 2014 21:32:47 EST 1800 ‘Blessed are the dead that die in the Lord’ http://lagrangenews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/50543585/Blessed-are-the-dead-that-die-in-the-Lord Revelation 14:13. This is the second of the seven beatitudes in the book of Revelation and, in my opinion, is among the most comforting of all biblical passages. The overall theme of Revelation is powerfully emphasized when John writes, “Then I... Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:59:01 EST Shining the light on domestic violence http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50557493/Shining-the-light-on-domestic-violence Domestic violence made plenty of headlines this year, especially after video surfaced of NFL Ravens player Ray Rice punching his then-fiancée in the face and dragging her out of an elevator, but it also hits closer to home. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14:30:02 EST ARC launches Home Fire Preparedness Campaign; volunteers needed http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50549522/ARC-launches-Home-Fire-Preparedness-Campaign;-volunteers-needed Home fires are the biggest family disaster threat and, according to the American Red Cross, kills more than 2,500 people each year. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 10:03:01 EST Church bulletin http://lagrangenews.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50543579/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, 25 Oct 2014 07:43:01 EST In our community: Oct. 25-26, 2014 http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/50556207/In-our-community:-Oct.-25-26-2014 Saturday Sat, 25 Oct 2014 05:05:03 EST Contributions in state elections examined http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50557217/Contributions-in-state-elections-examined Throughout the week, the Daily News has dissected the answers candidates for local and state offices gave at a forum held Monday at the Callaway Conference Center on the campus of West Georgia Technical College. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:54:02 EST ‘A matter of life and death’ http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50554891/A-matter-of-life-and-death For many people, the issue of drug addiction recovery is a literally matter of life and death. In 2012 in Georgia, there were 686 deaths from drug over dose in 152 of the 159 counties for which the Georgia Bureau of Investigations performs autopsies,... Sat, 25 Oct 2014 01:02:04 EST Jason Carter to visit LaGrange http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50558764/Jason-Carter-to-visit-LaGrange State Senator and gubanatorial candidate Jason Carter, the grandson of former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, will make a campaign stop in LaGrange on Monday morning. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:55:05 EST Garden Council to host speaker at Del’Avant http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/50550818/Garden-Council-to-host-speaker-at-DelAvant Staci Catron, director of the Cherokee Garden Library, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center and nationally recognized expert on historic Georgia gardens, will speak at a special presentation at Del'Avant sponsored by Elms & Roses... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:32:02 EST Market on Jefferson opens for fall season http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50554863/Market-on-Jefferson-opens-for-fall-season Cooler weather and shorter days may prevent local farmers from selling their fresh vegetables at outdoor farmers markets. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:30:02 EST Man shot in alleged robbery http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter/50555554/Man-shot-in-alleged-robbery A LaGrange man was shot and robbed on North Cary Street in a violent assault on Thursday night. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:12:07 EST Relay organizers searching for volunteers, committee members http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50550856/Relay-organizers-searching-for-volunteers-committee-members Planning for next year's Relay for Life is under way, but organizers are short on volunteers to serve on committees and help coordinate the spring event. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:06:07 EST Annual Thanksgiving dinner seeking donors, volunteers http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50550841/Annual-Thanksgiving-dinner-seeking-donors-volunteers After 20 years of feeding the needy in Troup County, the Up All Night annual Thanksgiving dinner is again approaching and organizers are in need of food items, hoping to make this year's event a success. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:06:05 EST Meth ring unravels in court http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50553261/Meth-ring-unravels-in-court The inner workings of a multi-state methamphetamine ring broken up in Troup County last year are starting to be divulged in open court as 20 co-defendants work their way through the justice system. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:05:02 EST Alford, Crews debate poverty http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50554784/Alford-Crews-debate-poverty All week, the Daily News has taken a closer look at races for local and state office that will be decided in the Nov. 4 general election. Early voting is open now through Oct. 31 at the Troup County Government Center on Ridley Avenue during normal... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:04:02 EST Annual Chili Cook Off to attract hundreds to downtown LaGrange http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50555453/Annual-Chili-Cook-Off-to-attract-hundreds-to-downtown-LaGrange If you have a craving for chili, then Lafayette Square will be the place to be this weekend in LaGrange. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:59:05 EST LPD preps for a nightmare http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50554195/LPD-preps-for-a-nightmare The sounds of gunfire, terrified and screaming victims, and police radios echoed through the halls of Park Avenue's Unity Elementary School on Thursday. Thankfully, it was only a drill — but LaGrange police are preparing, nonetheless, for... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:27:04 EST In our community: Oct. 24, 2014 http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/50550732/In-our-community:-Oct.-24-2014 Today, Saturday Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:56:02 EST In our community: Oct. 23, 2014 http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/50543056/In-our-community:-Oct.-23-2014 Today Events: Rosemont Elementary's Fall Festival is 5–7:30 p.m.Callaway Elementary's Fall Festival is 5:30 p.m. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:38:02 EST Perdue addresses supporters in LaGrange http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50544880/Perdue-addresses-supporters-in-LaGrange U.S. Senate Candidate David Perdue, a Republican, made a campaign stop Wednesday in LaGrange as part of the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce's initiative to educate voters. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:47:02 EST