Lagrange Daily News- RSS Feed http://lagrangenews.com/ http://lagrangenews.com/ Sun, 23 Nov 2014 08:41:44 EST 1800 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 1989: Exchange students experience LaGrange, Milliken honored http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns/50725133/1989:-Exchange-students-experience-LaGrange-Milliken-honored Novembers past, 25 years ago.From LaGrange Daily News, 1989.Front Page News Sat, 22 Nov 2014 16:14:05 EST Letter to the editor: Another view from History 101 http://lagrangenews.com/news/letters-opinon/50724807/Another-view-from-History-101 I'd like to offer a counter to John Tures's article on Dr. Ben Carson's remarks wherein the brilliant surgeon, Dr. Ben Carson said “the United States is very much like Nazi Germany.” Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:40:02 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 ‘I’m just glad to be alive’ http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50731120/Im-just-glad-to-be-alive It's safe to say that Muhammad Saeed is afraid. In 20 years of running convenience stores, the most he'd ever had to deal with was people stealing cans of beer or packages of lunch meats under baggy, oversized coats. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 12:49:02 EST Business news: KMMG celebrates 5 years’ production http://lagrangenews.com/news/business/50708007/KMMG-celebrates-5-years-production Team members of Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) on Nov. 17 celebrated the fifth anniversary of the plant's official start of mass production. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 12:44:03 EST Business news: Jennifer Knight joins Commercial Bank and Trust http://lagrangenews.com/news/business/50707871/Jennifer-Knight-joins-Commercial-Bank-and-Trust Commercial Bank and Trust, a division of Synovus Bank, announced Nov. 14 that Jennifer Knight has joined its team. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 12:28:08 EST A day of fishing on Chattahoochee River http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns-opinon/50700232/A-day-of-fishing-on-Chattahoochee-River HELEN — It was an invitation that could not be refused. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 11:24:03 EST Revelation 22:7 — The Blessed Keepers http://lagrangenews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/50717570/Revelation-22:7--The-Blessed-Keepers We have come to the sixth beatitude in our Beatitudes Of Revelation series. These seven beatitudes in the book of Revelation span the entire book. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 11:11:05 EST Business news: Ga. Power grants LHS teacher $1k for materials http://lagrangenews.com/news/business/50730247/Ga.-Power-grants-LHS-teacher-$1k-for-materials A first-year teacher received a Georgia Power grant during Thursday's Board of Education meeting to help him buy classroom materials. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:41:02 EST BOE honors Teachers of Year http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/50730236/BOE-honors-Teachers-of-Year Troup County Board of Education on Thursday recognized the school system's chosen Teachers of the Year nominees. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:39:01 EST Church bulletin http://lagrangenews.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50717632/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, 22 Nov 2014 08:43:04 EST (No heading) http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50706121/ The Raiders are the Troup County 11-12-year-old champions. Team members include Trey Williams, Jekari Ward, Auntrevion Scott, Victor Tolbert, Jace Godwin, Ladarios Williams, Jabralin Gooden, Isaiah Fanning, JB Wilson, Ian de Castro, CD Clark, Xzavion... Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:37:05 EST Panthers putting up big numbers http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50732394/Panthers-putting-up-big-numbers The high-flying LaGrange College men's basketball team, which has scored more than 100 points in two of its first four games, will look to keep it going with a home game today. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 12:46:02 EST Troup teams open season http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50732508/Troup-teams-open-season It's tip time for the Troup High basketball teams.Troup's girls' and boys' basketball teams will be at home today for the season openers against Newnan. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 12:45:03 EST Breakthough win for Lady Warriors http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50735622/Breakthough-win-for-Lady-Warriors They're on the board.The LaGrange Academy Lady Warriors were competitive in their first three games of the season, but they were unable to break through for a win. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 12:44:11 EST Cavaliers meet their match http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50732574/Cavaliers-meet-their-match SANDERSVILLE - The Callaway Cavaliers stood toe-to-toe with the Washington County Golden Hawks in the first half. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 12:44:06 EST In our community: Nov. 22-23, 2014 http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/50730761/In-our-community Saturday Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:56:02 EST