Lagrange Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://lagrangenews.com/section/NEWS http://lagrangenews.com/section/NEWS Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:18:30 EST 1800 Berta, Rosemont make state list for performance, gains http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50337053/Berta-Rosemont-make-state-list-for-performance-gains Two Troup County schools were recognized for improving student achievement when the Georgia Department of Education released its 2014 Reward Schools list Wednesday. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:24:05 EST LPD goes global with social media http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50281937/LPD-goes-global-with-social-media From LaGrange to Algeria and back, the LaGrange Police Department is making a lot of friends. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:47:02 EST ‘No words can express how I feel …’ http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50335294/No-words-can-express-how-I-feel Capt. Mike Pheil of the LaGrange Police Department bent down Wednesday and picked up a deer antler off the ground in the thick, overgrown woods of northern Troup County. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:40:05 EST Walking to end Alzheimer’s http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50331885/Walking-to-end-Alzheimers According to the Alzheimer's Association more people die from Alzheimer's disease than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:23:03 EST UPDATE: Missing K9 found alive, healthy http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50333069/UPDATE:-Missing-K9-found-alive-healthy Officers from the LaGrange Police Department and the Troup County Sheriff's Office have located a missing K9 today alive and healthy in a wooded patch of land in northern Troup County. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:59:05 EST County announces Employee of Month http://lagrangenews.com/news/business/50324735/County-announces-Employee-of-Month Sheila Matthews was named July Employee of the Month during County Commission's Tuesday meeting. Matthews, an assistant court administrator for Juvenile Court who has been with the county for 22 years, was recognized by her peers for her calm... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:20:02 EST Kroger hiring 2,000 jobs in Atlanta Division http://lagrangenews.com/news/business/50329825/Kroger-hiring-2000-jobs-in-Atlanta-Division ATLANTA — Kroger is hiring 2,000 permanent associates across its Atlanta Division, which includes Georgia, Eastern Alabama and South Carolina. The nation's largest grocery retailer currently employees more than 28,000 in its Atlanta... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:36:05 EST Convict brought back to scene of missing police dog http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50331918/Convict-brought-back-to-scene-of-missing-police-dog Convict Lester E. Sullens, who law enforcement officials captured Monday has been brought back to Troup County today to aid in the search of missing LaGrange Police K9, Chico. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:45:04 EST LHS teacher earns architecture, design program certification http://lagrangenews.com/news/business/50324288/LHS-teacher-earns-architecture-design-program-certification Michael Evans, an instructor at LaGrange High School, was recently recognized for earning certification to teach state-certified architecture and design training. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:40:02 EST Council discusses revisions to alcohol ordinance http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50316195/Council-discusses-revisions-to-alcohol-ordinance City officials discussed at a recent work session possible changes to the city's alcohol ordinances. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:36:05 EST A few of their favorite things http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50322809/A-few-of-their-favorite-things It was like being a kid at Christmas, once you entered the doors to Del'Avant in downtown LaGrange. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:28:04 EST Area woman goes missing http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50329938/Area-woman-goes-missing Law enforcement agencies are looking for a LaGrange woman after she was reported missing Tuesday afternoon. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:24:03 EST County mulls Boyd Park liability following hand over http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50329170/County-mulls-Boyd-Park-liability-following-hand-over County Commissioners approved an agreement to give operations and maintenance of the Boyd Park amphitheater to the Downtown LaGrange Development Authority on Tuesday. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:17:04 EST Police: K9 believed to be dead http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50329600/Police:-K9-believed-to-be-dead New information is emerging following a chorus of criticism that rang out Tuesday evening on social media after law enforcement officers suspended their search for a missing police K9. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:53:02 EST Update: Manhunt nets convict http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50321202/Update:-Manhunt-nets-convict UPDATE (Sept. 16, 2014 5:39 p.m.): Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:53:06 EST School system employees recognized for ‘perfect audit’ http://lagrangenews.com/news/business/50324148/School-system-employees-recognized-for-perfect-audit Members of the Troup County School System Federal Programs and Transportation departments were recognized during the Aug. 21 Board of Education meeting for accomplishing what board members described as a “perfect monitoring... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:24:02 EST Induction program to offer new teachers support http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50321582/Induction-program-to-offer-new-teachers-support Troup County School System teachers beginning this year are part of a new program that pairs them with mentors to help evaluate their performance and guide them. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:10:03 EST Man bloodied in early-morning altercation http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50322003/Man-bloodied-in-early-morning-altercation LaGrange Police responded to an altercation between two men early Monday morning on Beman Street. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:09:04 EST Keep Troup Beautiful wins community service partner campaign http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50321890/Keep-Troup-Beautiful-wins-community-service-partner-campaign Keep Troup Beautiful will be able to more effectively promote itself in the community, thanks to voters who support the organization. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:08:07 EST Council approves funds for new generator, honors officers http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50321702/Council-approves-funds-for-new-generator-honors-officers Hogansville City Council approved Monday some expenditures for a new generator at city's police department building. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:01:04 EST