Lagrange Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://lagrangenews.com/section/NEWS http://lagrangenews.com/section/NEWS Thu, 5 Mar 2015 17:40:44 EST 1800 ‘Love is not abuse’ http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/152203402/Love-is-not-abuse There wasn't a dull moment or break in conversation during a discussion on teen dating Wednesday afternoon at the Boys and Girls Club of West Georgia inside the old Cannon Street school. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 15:55:51 EST Pedestrian struck during rush hour http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter/152193482/Pedestrian-struck-during-rush-hour A woman was struck by a vehicle this morning around 8:15 a.m. at the intersection of Morgan Street and Lafayette Parkway. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 12:25:51 EST ‘The flames came pouring out’ http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/152186494/The-flames-came-pouring-out Julia Hall and her boyfriend, Andrew Jennings, left their Darden Street home midday Wednesday to go to Kroger for a lunchtime snack — some Hot Pockets and potato chips, she said. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 11:10:51 EST Storyteller shares tales with students http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/152185911/Storyteller-shares-tales-with-students Children laughed and listened Wednesday at Hillside Montessori of LaGrange as professional storyteller Donald Davis, who is in town for this weekend's Azalea Storytelling Festival, treated them to tales from his youth. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 11:05:52 EST Shaping future leaders http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/152175133/Shaping-future-leaders Area runners and walkers are lacing up their sneakers in preparation for the annual Chick-Fil-A races this weekend in LaGrange. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 11:05:51 EST In our community: March 5, 2015 http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/152174278/In-our-community TodayEvents: Callaway Elementary School hosts a Title I CRCT Prep/Parent Workshop at 5:30 p.m. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 04:10:52 EST Chamber hosts Career Focus for local students http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/152189366/Chamber-hosts-Career-Focus-for-local-students The LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a Career Focus Teaching and Education seminar for participating high school students. The objective of the event was to expose students to various careers in education. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 23:10:52 EST Pancake breakfast marks 100th year http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/152171361/Pancake-breakfast-marks-100th-year In addition to pancakes, this year's LaGrange Kiwanis Club pancake breakfast will feature another batter-driven creation: a large birthday cake marking the 100th birthday of Kiwanis International. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 22:05:52 EST Hospital: No deal pending, talks ongoing http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/152148332/Hospital:-No-deal-pending-talks-ongoing Top hospital officials addressed county commissioners Tuesday morning at a regularly scheduled meeting at the government center and discussed the health care provider's finances and ongoing search for potential partner providers. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 11:15:52 EST WPPD kicks off citizens academy http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/152169688/WPPD-kicks-off-citizens-academy Troup County resident Stacy Adams came not knowing exactly what to expect. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 11:05:51 EST Man faces cocaine charges after officers find pipe http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter/152169611/Man-faces-cocaine-charges-after-officers-find-pipe Carl Junior Russell, 57, was arrested and charged with felony possession of cocaine on Tuesday. Officers encountered Russell while walking in the area of Snelson and Revis streets. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 10:45:51 EST In our community: March 4, 2015 http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/152152420/In-our-community TodayMeetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at 8 a.m., noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 04:10:51 EST Fundraisers http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/152088958/Fundraisers Race to benefit Winshape Camp Tue, 3 Mar 2015 23:15:51 EST The littlest helpers http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/152118917/The-littlest-helpers Students in the Lafayette Christian School pre-K class learned about community helpers and had a nurse visit the class. She showed them things nurses do to help sick people. The children had fun taking temperatures and checking blood pressure. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 23:10:52 EST LHS team takes runner-up Literary Meet spot http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/152147977/LHS-team-takes-runner-up-Literary-Meet-spot Students from LaGrange High School recently attended the Region 1-AAAAA Literary Meet and earned the runner-up title and trophy. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 23:00:51 EST Beatles cover band to play in Valley http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/152147600/Beatles-cover-band-to-play-in-Valley VALLEY, Ala. — Beatles cover band The Return is set to perform at Langdale Theater in Valley, Alabama, on March 28 at 7:30 p.m. EDT. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 22:45:51 EST Westmoreland to speak at Republican Women luncheon http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/152145790/Westmoreland-to-speak-at-Republican-Women-luncheon U.S. Rep. Lynn Westmoreland will be the featured speaker at the Troup County Republican Women Meeting on March 10. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 21:40:52 EST Callaway Gardens to host annual plant sale http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/152140994/Callaway-Gardens-to-host-annual-plant-sale PINE MOUNTAIN — Callaway Gardens hosts its Annual Plant Fair and Sale March 26-29. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 21:30:51 EST Hogansville native stepping into Azalea Storytelling spotlight http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/152125403/Hogansville-native-stepping-into-Azalea-Storytelling-spotlight Carol Howington Cain is no stranger to the stage, having appeared in countless productions dating back to her days as a student at LaGrange College. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 20:00:52 EST Mr, Miss THS crowned http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/152152522/Mr-Miss-THS-crowned Samantha Arnold was named Miss Troup High School and Dameco Young named Mr. Troup High School at the Feb. 24 contest. The Mister and Miss Troup High School contest is sponsored by the THS Student Government, which has a 2015 platform of supporting... 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