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LaGrange extends helping hands to hurricane-ravaged Key West

LAGRANGE, Ga. - Four City of LaGrange employees are in Key West this week helping in the Hurricane Irma recovery efforts. The City of LaGrange is a part of the Electric Cities of Georgia, or ECG. FEMA requested help from the ECG to assist in the recovery effort following Hurricane Irma. Five workers

WRBL.COM - 2017-09-20 17:00:06

Budweiser Clydesdales to visit Chattahoochee Valley next month

The World Famous Budweiser Clydesdales will be making a public appearance next month in Phenix City. The horses used by the St. Louis-based brewery in its marketing efforts will be at the U.S. 280 Piggly Wiggly on Oct. 7. They are scheduled to be at the store from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., JTM executive Ke

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2017-09-20 23:56:00

Cavaliers remain second in state

kevin.eckleberry@lagrangenews.com HOGANSVILLE - On the heels of an impressive road win over Upson-Lee, the Cavaliers remained second in this week's Georgia Sports Writers Association Class AA poll. Benedictine, which won the Class AA state title a year ago, continues to hold down the top spot. Screv

LA GRANGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 23:59:59

Plans to be developed for royal theater

The Hogansville City Council voted unanimously to approve a contract for Carter Watkins Associates of Monroe to create a master plan for the royal theater. Mayor Bill Stankiewicz said the plan will include three options - using the theater for both city hall and an arts center, using it as only city

LA GRANGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 23:59:59

Police arrest man for drug possession, another for failure to appear after friend calls him to scene

Alan Lopez-Vazquez, 19, was arrested for violating Georgia's Controlled Substance Act for marijuana possession Tuesday. According to the police report, he was originally stopped for a headlight violation at the intersection of Hill Street and Hogansville Road. When talking to police, an officer not

LA GRANGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 23:59:59

Irma, happpy birthdays, and dog hair

Hurricane Irma blew my children from the east coast of Florida to my house in Atlanta two weeks ago.Three adults, one child, a tiny white dog, and a horse/dog named Bodhi spent exhausting hours in a car to reach the safety of our home. Today the house is quiet and all have returned to Florida trying

LA GRANGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 23:59:59

Final prep under way for brewery grand opening

Final preparations are underway for the grand opening of Wild Leap Brew Company on Saturday. Chief executive officer and co-founder Anthony Rodriguez said the company finished pouring concrete for the stage Wednesday and is putting up tents outside Thursday. "We've got tons of stuff that we're finis

LA GRANGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 23:59:59

Redevelopment coming to former Base Camp space in Five Points South

More development is coming to Five Points South as Birmingham's Orchestra Partners plans to bring life back to the former Base Camp space. The space at 1024 20th Street South, the space between Noni's and Tattoos, will have one of the largest patios in Birmingham upon completion, Orchestra's Princi

AL.COM - 2017-09-20 17:26:17

Wreck knocks out power in downtown LaGrange

A man was arrested Wednesday after the car he was driving hit a telephone pole on South Lewis Street that knocked out electricity on surrounding blocks around 5:05 p.m. The man was trying to evade a traffic stop initiated by police because of his improper car tag, LaGrange Police Department detecti

LA GRANGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 23:59:59

LaGrange Memorial Library kicks off author series Oct. 3

Friends of LaGrange Memorial Library kicks off its Author Talk series October 3. The season's first talk features John M. Williams, who recently retired from LaGrange College, where he taught English for 26 years. He will talk about his work, ''Village People: Sketches Of Auburn,'' a memoir written

LA GRANGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 23:59:59

Millennial entrepreneurs hope to inspire fellow youth

COLUMBUS, Ga. - Matthew Drummonds and Zabdiel Abbo are the owners of a new consignment store in Columbus called Culture. These men are hoping to inspire other millennials to find their true passions in life, while also motivating them to stay out of trouble. This new business symbolizes hope to mill

WRBL.COM - 2017-09-20 11:16:38

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

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

Capital murder arrest made in Alex City shooting death

The Alexander City Police Department confirms it has arrested and charged a man in a homicide investigation it opened Tuesday night. Nicholas Seth Harrison, 21, of Valley, is charged with capital murder in connection to the death of Denzel Pope, a Sylacauga resident. Pope's body was found inside a v

WSFA - 2017-09-20 03:43:09

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

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