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LaGrange workers helping with Hurricane Irma cleanup in Key West

Four men who work for the city of LaGrange, Ga., are in Key West, Fla., helping with the Hurricane Irma cleanup. According to a report from the City of LaGrange, the four are Josh Bryant, Alan Potter, Tommy Powell and James Hembree. A fifth, C.J. Moore, has also been working in Florida since last we

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2017-09-20 02:44:00

Two vehicles broken into in same area, same time as fight

A fight between four women allegedly occurred Monday morning at the 400 block of East Bacon Street. Two of the women involved in the fight received criminal trespass warnings, according to the LaGrange Police Department police report. There was no mention in the report what the fight was about. At t

LA GRANGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 23:59:59

Troup school may drop comprehensive from name

The Troup County School System is considering removing "Comprehensive" from Troup County Comprehensive High School. At its work session on Monday, the Troup County Board of Education went over the request without coming to a final decision. According to John Taylor, the attorney for the Troup County

LA GRANGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 23:59:59

Favorite memories of autumn's past

With the intensity of the heat in day light hours, there is discomfort about these days, but we know fall is coming when the sun goes down and there is a modest chill washing over us.It is as if we were in the desert. The sun overwhelms during the day, but the nights require a wrap. The days are get

LA GRANGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 23:59:59

Sheriff's Office looks for woman who didn't report

Susan Denise Hand is wanted by the Troup County Sheriff's Office for escape after failing to turn herself in after being sentenced in court last week, according to the office's Facebook post. According to Sgt. Stewart Smith, Hand was sentenced for felony shoplifting. Anyone who knows her whereabouts

LA GRANGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-18 23:59:59

Eyecare office holds ribbon cutting

Dr. Brent Brown Eyecare held its ribbon cutting ceremony Monday morning. Brown, who worked at the Walmart Vision Center in LaGrange for the last 12 years, said he was excited to have open his own practice. "I'm on top of the world," Brown said. "I wanted to have a private practice where I could actu

LA GRANGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-18 23:59:59

City makes improvements to Granger Park

On Monday, the City of LaGrange completed several projects at Granger Park designed to make the area a better place to exercise for years to come. City workers sanded and repainted the older exercise equipment at the park to match the new equipment and installed a new bicycle rack donated by Golden'

LA GRANGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-18 23:59:59

Milliron named new Hogansville city manager

The Hogansville City Council voted to name David Alan Milliron as Hogansville's new city manager Monday night. The board voted unanimously in favor of hiring Milliron, who previously served as the city manager of the city of Villa Rica from May 2015-March 2017. He also served as the city manager of

LA GRANGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-18 23:35:53

LaGrange Police Officer participates in discussion of Georgia's opioid crisis

LaGrange Police Sergeant Mark Cavender participated in the Georgia Municipal Association's discussion on the opioid crisis in Georgia. According to researchers with the Georgia Health Policy Center at Georgia State University - there have been 1,000 deaths from opioid abuse in Georgia in just 2016.

LA GRANGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-17 23:22:05

Former Villa Rica city manager takes Hogansville post

David Milliron, former city manager for Villa Rica, was chosen Monday as the new city manager for Hogansville, in Troup County. The Hogansville City Council unanimously voted for Milliron during a meeting Monday night. He had been one of three finalists for the position, according to an article publ

TIMES-GEORGIAN.COM - 2017-09-20 03:50:00

A step forward for Berta

School has been back in session for a little over a month now, but there is still plenty to celebrate with the new year. In the Friday edition of the LaGrange Daily News, we wrote about a ribbon tearing event at Berta Weathersbee Elementary School, where students, parents, faculty and staff celebrat

LA GRANGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-17 23:22:54

Fire reported on South Lewis Street

A house fire occurred at the 500 block of South Lewis Street Wednesday around 12:48 p.m. According to the LaGrange Fire Department press release, no one was home during the fire. Firefighters found the fire in the basement of the house and extinguished it. According to the report, the basement area

LA GRANGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-17 23:22:35

National Night Out set for Oct. 3

The LaGrange Police Department is holding its second annual National Night Out Oct. 3. The free event is meant to bring the community and law enforcement together in an informal occasion, according to Sgt. Marshall McCoy. "It's basically just a huge community event where we, as law enforcement, come

LA GRANGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-17 22:26:09

Grantville to amend 2016-2017 budget

The Grantville City Council will more than likely amend the city's 2016-2016 budget to reflect actual expenditures and revenue. The first reaching of the ordinance to amend the budget was read at the council's special called meeting, which had to be held Thursday because of the tropical storm that s

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2017-09-19 05:39:00

Carlisle endures pregnancy, cancer-keeps fighting

Buy Now Joann Carlisle (above) "has persevered tougher than anyone I've ever seen and is a true fighter in every sense of the word," said Karen Calton, breast health navigator at EAMC's Cancer Center. Joann Carlisle (above) "has persevered tougher than anyone I've ever seen and is a true fighter in

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2017-09-18 09:00:00

Annexation generates debate at council meeting

PARRISH - The Parrish Town Council approved several items during their council meeting Monday night, but things became a little tense when a Parrish resident addressed the council in regards to the town's proposed annexation plan. Parrish ... This item is available in full to subscribers. PARRISH -

DAILY MOUNTAIN EAGLE ONLINE - 2017-09-20 05:17:00

Charges filed in rash of vehicle break-ins

A Selma man wanted for breaking into several vehicles in Valley Grande last month while out on bond for seven prior burglary charges has been arrested.MITCHELL According to Lt. John Hatfield with the Dallas County Sheriff's Department, 19-year-old Rayford Mitchell was arrested Sunday morning. An arr

SELAM TIMES-JOURNAL - 2017-09-18 23:59:59

On the table: A discussion about crime

COLUMBUS, Ga. - With nearly 30 homicides this year and three-officer involved shootings in 12 days, concern about crime is growing. On the Table is designed to spark civic conversation, create new relationships and inspire collaborative action to solve many problems such as crime. "I think people ar

WRBL.COM - 2017-09-18 22:33:58

Risky move by Trump in Alabama perplexes supporters, pundits

In this March 15, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File) President Donald Trump has repeatedly said he likes "winners." But the president's support of an Alabama Senate candidate trailing in most polls has some political observe

AL.COM - 2017-09-18 20:22:44

'On the Table' event taking shape as organizers, participants meet

When less than two months to finalize the details of a community-wide engagement project, the Community Foundation of the Chattahoochee Valley brought together more than 75 representatives of churches, non-profit organizations and businesses on Monday. Through a grant from the Knight Foundation, the

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2017-09-18 22:52:00