Lagrange Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://lagrangenews.com/section/NEWS http://lagrangenews.com/section/NEWS Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:07:20 EST 1800 Fundraisers http://lagrangenews.com/news/local_features/4565874/Fundraisers Online campaign, golf tournament to benefit Eric Bennett Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Head-on wreck results in death of county employee http://lagrangenews.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/4558501/Head-on-wreck-results-in-death-of-county-employee A Troup County Parks and Recreation Department employee was killed today in a head-on wreck between a tractor-trailer truck and a pickup in the 2000 block of South Davis Road. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST ‘Shadow Hour’ production examines perceptions of truth http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/4556018/Shadow-Hour-production-examines-perceptions-of-truth The age-old questions of “What is the truth and who do you believe?” are at the center of LaGrange College Theatre Arts' production of “Shadow Hour,” which opens tonight and runs through April 27 at Price... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Calumet Park renovations near completion http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/4542648/Calumet-Park-renovations-near-completion Renovations to Calumet Park is expected to be complete next month, according to LaGrange City Manager Tom Hall. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Commission chair candidates address public Commission strife http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/4555421/Commission-chair-candidates-address-public-Commission-strife The two Republican candidates for Troup County Commission participated in a question-and-answer forum Tuesday, with one of the top issues addressed being the recent public division among the County Commission. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Cheerleaders still without equipment http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/4546007/Cheerleaders-still-without-equipment Some promises being fulfilled, others still remain broken. That's according to parents whose children are part of the Cheer Alliance program. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Public safety http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter-news/4555859/Public-safety Simple Assault/Battery Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Reaching new heights http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/4537760/Reaching-new-heights The Sons of Lafayette will be lifting up their voices to the heavens this weekend at the First Presbyterian Church at the corners of Broad and North Lewis Streets. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST New CCRPI scores, standards show mixed bag for schools http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/4537369/New-CCRPI-scores-standards-show-mixed-bag-for-schools Recently released scores on Troup County schools' college and career readiness show a mixed bag, with some schools showing gains, others losses in the face of changing state standards, but the school system overall remaining steady. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Sheriff’s annual car show coming back for fifth year http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/4535502/Sheriffs-annual-car-show-coming-back-for-fifth-year The annual Troup County Sheriff's Office car show is coming May 3 for its fifth year.Started by Maj. Charles Nixon with the TCSO, the show benefits the Georgia Sheriffs' Youth Home Pineland on Youngs Mill Road. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Public safety http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/4542873/Public-safety A woman from the 1200 block of Mooty Bridge Road reported her ex-boyfriend came to her home and pointed a gun at her head and threaten to kill her. The suspect left the scene before police arrived. The incident is under... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Commission chairman forum tonight http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/4543379/Commission-chairman-forum-tonight The Troup County Republican Party hosts a forum for the Republican County Commission chairman candidates tonight at 7. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Man receives 45-year sentence in 2012 armed robbery http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/4542969/Man-receives-45-year-sentence-in-2012-armed-robbery Quintavious Jamal Delaney, 19, of LaGrange was sentenced Monday in Troup County Superior Court to a 45-year sentence with 20 served in custody without the possibility of parole and the remainder on probation. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST You can help http://lagrangenews.com/news/local_features/4537070/You-can-help LifeSouth blood drivesLifeSouth will hold the following blood drives in the area:• Lanett High School, 105 N. Lanier Ave. in Lanett, Ala., from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Annual Master Gardener Plant Sale set for Saturday http://lagrangenews.com/news/local_features/4532398/Annual-Master-Gardener-Plant-Sale-set-for-Saturday The annual Troup County Master Gardener Plant Sale and Plant Swap will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Agriculture Building on 21 Vulcan Materials Road. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Man arrested on five counts of buglary http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/4532806/Man-arrested-on-five-counts-of-buglary Deputies arrested Benjamin Steed, 34, of Manchester on Friday and is facing at least five counts of burglary in the second degree. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Health care costs forces local governments to weigh options http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/4472067/Health-care-costs-forces-local-governments-to-weigh-options As health care costs continue to rise, local governments continue to develop new ways to budget for the increasing cost of employee health care. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Families gather for Easter Bunny, Quackers downtown http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/4531364/Families-gather-for-Easter-Bunny-Quackers-downtown The Easter Bunny and Quackers the Duck hold baby Reagan as mother Caroline Slayton snaps a photo Saturday. Caroline, husband Drew Slayton and Reagan all then posed with Quakers and the Easter Bunny for a family Easter photo taken by Downtown LaGrange... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Mayor Thornton leads delegation to Korea http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/4531111/Mayor-Thornton-leads-delegation-to-Korea Mayor Jim Thornton and other members of LaGrange's economic development team are meeting with South Korean leaders in Korea this week to discuss ways to enhance the relationship and economic development between LaGrange and South... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Public safety http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter-news/4531355/Public-safety Theft/BurglaryA woman from the first block of Habersham Drive reported that someone came into her home and stole a flat screen television valued at $290. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST