Lagrange Daily News- RSS Feed http://lagrangenews.com/ http://lagrangenews.com/ Wed, 1 Apr 2015 07:09:27 EST 1800 In our community: April 1, 2015 http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/152671865/In-our-community Today, ThursdayNew Beginning Baptist Church, 506 Ware St., hosts its spring revival at 7 p.m.Today Wed, 1 Apr 2015 04:50:52 EST SUV slams into mail truck http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/152672343/SUV-slams-into-mail-truck A mail carrier was injured in a wreck on Roanoke Road shortly before 5 p.m. on Tuesday after the United States Postal Service truck she was driving was struck by an SUV. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:25:51 EST LHS students take part in Disney Performing Arts Program http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/152635823/LHS-students-take-part-in-Disney-Performing-Arts-Program ORLANDO, Fla. — Members of LaGrange High School “The Sound of Champions” Marching Band became stars of their own Disney show on Saturday when they entertained resort guests at the Epcot Park. The group traveled from LaGrange to the... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:05:52 EST City shows new optimism for downtown hotel project http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/152654916/City-shows-new-optimism-for-downtown-hotel-project Officials from LaGrange's Downtown Development Authority are now more optimistic for a proposal to begin the downtown hotel project. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:05:52 EST Report released on officer’s arrest http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/152654717/Report-released-on-officers-arrest West Point police officers said the 2002 black Pontiac Firebird driven by off-duty LaGrange police detective Wayne Cato crossed the center line on Highway 29, nearly hitting two other cars before crashing into a home Saturday night on U.S. Highway... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:45:51 EST Man charged with stealing $300,000 from business http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter/152655180/Man-charged-with-stealing-$300000-from-business Investigators with the Troup County Sheriffs Office arrested and charged Achyutbhau Patel, 33, of LaGrange with one count of theft over $1,500. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:40:53 EST John Bray Jr. http://lagrangenews.com/news/obits/152654527/John-Bray-Jr. The Celebration of Life Service for Mr. John Bray Jr. of LaGrange will be Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 1:00PM in the chapel of the Lakes-Dunson-Robertson Funeral Home. Rev. Tony Harrison will officiate. Burial will be in the Southview... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:05:51 EST In our community: March 31, 2015 http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/152640542/In-our-community TodayMeetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 04:50:52 EST Archaeology hike to explore Pine Mountain http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/152635355/Archaeology-hike-to-explore-Pine-Mountain PINE MOUNTAIN — Callaway Gardens will host a hike of Pine Mountain with local archaeologists on April 11. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 01:05:51 EST They were talking baseball http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/152650421/They-were-talking-baseball When it comes to baseball, failure is a way of life.Even the best baseball players in the world are going to be unsuccessful a lot more than they're successful. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 01:30:51 EST Williamson has a big coaching tree http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/152649310/Williamson-has-a-big-coaching-tree Craig Garner may have found his way into the world of coaching anyway, but Phil Williamson wasn't taking any chances. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 01:15:52 EST Troup looks to continue momentum http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/152627501/Troup-looks-to-continue-momentum The Troup Tigers had just finished a three-game sweep of the Carrollton Trojans, who won a state championship a year ago. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 01:10:51 EST Home struck by lightning, resident says http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter/152639299/Home-struck-by-lightning-resident-says A home in the 500 block of Youngs Mill Road was struck by lightning this morning, a resident said. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:45:51 EST Updated: Officer arrested after car hits house http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/152631633/Updated:-Officer-arrested-after-car-hits-house A LaGrange police officer is on paid administrative leave after being arrested Saturday night on a DUI charge.LaGrange Public Safety Chief Lou Dekmar confirmed Sunday that detective Wayne Cato, 29, was taken into custody. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:15:56 EST Chamber plans new lake draws http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/152618942/Chamber-plans-new-lake-draws More than 6,000 people packed Pyne Road Park last May to catch three days of boat races on West Point Lake that were described as a Daytona 500 on water. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:05:54 EST Council looks at improving parks repair, upkeep http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/152632558/Council-looks-at-improving-parks-repair-upkeep Part of a series on issues discussed by LaGrange City Council at a retreat in Carrollton on March 24. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:05:52 EST Weekly legislative update: Closer to end http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/152629539/Weekly-legislative-update:-Closer-to-end The 2015 Georgia General Assembly session has just two days left and we are expected to adjourn Sine Die on Thursday, May 2. Consequently, a flurry of legislation will travel back and forth between the House of Representatives and the... Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:55:55 EST Netanyahu won Israeli election by stealing conservative votes, not liberal ones http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/152629474/Obsessing-over-Sweet-Briar-ignoring-for-profit-colleges When tiny Sweet Briar College announced its closing, it was front page news. It was heralded as the beginning of the end for liberal arts colleges and single sex schools. But when the large Corinthian College system closed campuses across the country,... Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:55:53 EST College to join global observance of Autism Awareness Day http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/152629731/College-to-join-global-observance-of-Autism-Awareness-Day LaGrange College will be in good company Thursday as it lights the clock tower blue in observance of World Autism Awareness Day. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 07:15:51 EST In our community: March 30, 2015 http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/152602707/In-our-community TodayChick-fil-A, both locations, host Spirit Night 5-8 p.m. to benefit Relay for Life. Participants must mention Relay for Life.Tuesday Mon, 30 Mar 2015 04:50:51 EST