Lagrange Daily News- RSS Feed http://lagrangenews.com/ http://lagrangenews.com/ Sun, 21 Dec 2014 16:15:13 EST 1800 Properly caring for Christmas trees http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns/50887558/Properly-caring-for-Christmas-trees It's that time of year again. The magic of Christmas abounds. One of those things that bring the spirit of Christmas home is the traditional Christmas tree. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 11:51:00 EST Woman murdered on Forrest Avenue http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50901785/Woman-murdered-on-Forrest-Avenue A 25-year-old Forrest Avenue woman was shot at her home early Saturday morning and later died at an area hospital. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 23:33:02 EST Putting Christ back in “Christian” http://lagrangenews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/50875249/Putting-Christ-back-in-Christian Just to make sure that no one misread the headline, it says “Putting Christ Back In 'Christian,'” not “Christmas.” Sat, 20 Dec 2014 15:46:04 EST WPPD gets check for bike patrol http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50896616/ West Point Police Department officials receive a $4,218 check from the Charter Foundation on Friday. The money will be used by the police department to purchase bicycles and related equipment for a new bike patrol unit in West Point slated to begin in... Sat, 20 Dec 2014 15:46:02 EST 3-car wreck injures 1 near CHS http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter/50896076/3-car-wreck-injures-1-near-CHS One person received minor injuries in a three-car wreck just before noon Friday near Callaway High School.The crash happened at the intersection of Whitfield Road and Smokemont Drive about 11:54 a.m. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 14:46:01 EST Santa delivers needed meals http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50895046/Santa-delivers-needed-meals Santa came early for folks at Feeding the Valley. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 12:39:02 EST Business news: Meriwether Fire/EMS receives $5k grant http://lagrangenews.com/news/business/50880801/Meriwether-Fire/EMS-receives-$5k-grant GREENVILLE — The Meriwether County Department of Public Safety Fire/EMS is among 50 grant recipients of Georgia-Pacific's Bucket Brigade program this year. The department was awarded $5,000 to help fund equipment needs. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 12:14:03 EST Business news: Giesler named WGH Physician of Year http://lagrangenews.com/news/business/50880709/Giesler-named-WGH-Physician-of-Year Dr. Garnett J. Giesler, medical director for West Georgia Health's pulmonary medicine department, has been named West Georgia Health's 2014 Physician of the Year. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 11:55:03 EST 1964: City recommends tax hike for school http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns/50887404/1964:-City-recommends-tax-hike-for-school Decembers past, 50 years ago.From LaGrange Daily News, 1964.Front Page News Sat, 20 Dec 2014 11:18:01 EST Dalton police officer faces child molestation charge http://lagrangenews.com/news/appanews/50894531/Dalton-police-officer-faces-child-molestation-charge DALTON (AP) — A Dalton police officer hired earlier this year is facing a child molestation charge after a girl accused him of fondling her while he was off-duty. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 11:08:02 EST Three miracles for Marion Campbell http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns-opinon/50894330/Three-miracles-for-Marion-Campbell VILANO BEACH, Fla. — You may have heard the bad news about the health of the old Swamp Fox, Marion Campbell, the one-time head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles and the Atlanta Falcons – twice – but now there is some very good... Sat, 20 Dec 2014 10:30:02 EST Under ruling, some offenders go free http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50894226/Under-ruling-some-offenders-go-free Under a recent ruling by the Georgia Supreme Court, as many as a thousand misdemeanor offenders in Troup County who've failed to comply with the terms of their probation are having their arrest warrants canceled, effectively walking... Sat, 20 Dec 2014 09:59:01 EST Checkers to re-open in January http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50886892/Checkers-to-re-open-in-January The Checkers restaurant on Vernon Road is expected to reopen by the end of January, according to company Director of Operations Sundar Pillai. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 09:21:02 EST Plant to open in West Point, create 190 jobs http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50893995/Plant-to-open-in-West-Point-create-190-jobs Hyundai Glovis Georgia, a logistics services company, is set to open a 310,080-square-foot facility in West Point, creating up to 190 jobs.Gov. Nathan Deal announced the move Thursday. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 08:54:02 EST Church bulletin http://lagrangenews.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50875859/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, 20 Dec 2014 08:43:05 EST Troup searching for new coach http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50895975/Troup-searching-for-new-coach The search for a new football coach at Troup High is under way.Lynn Kendall, who has been the team's head coach for the past three seasons, won't be returning to that position next year. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:55:06 EST Senior hits game-winner for LaGrange http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50899959/Senior-hits-game-winner-for-LaGrange It was a senior to the rescue.After Troup erased every bit of an eight-point deficit in the fourth quarter of Friday's game to pull even, LaGrange had the ball late with a chance to win it. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:55:03 EST Grangers win another thriller http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/50899842/Grangers-win-another-thriller It was the same result, but a different hero for the LaGrange Grangers.On Tuesday, LaGrange beat Callaway 80-78 when LaPerion Perry drove to the basket and hit a game-winning shot at the buzzer. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:54:03 EST Police make arrest in Monday shooting http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50893918/Police-make-arrest-in-Monday-shooting A LaGrange man was charged Thursday with multiple felonies stemming from a shooting that occurred early Monday morning near Fendig Street. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:35:06 EST Toys for Tots collects over 900 http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50892205/Toys-for-Tots-collects-over-900 It will be a merry Christmas after all for dozens of children in Troup County. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:17:02 EST