Lagrange Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://lagrangenews.com/section/NEWS http://lagrangenews.com/section/NEWS Tue, 31 Mar 2015 06:47:39 EST 1800 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 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 01:25:51 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 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 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 Gardner Newman Middle School honor roll http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/152608155/Gardner-Newman-Middle-School-honor-roll The following students were honored at Gardner Newman Middle School for the third nine weeks:Sixth grade Principal's list Mon, 30 Mar 2015 04:00:51 EST Officer faces DUI charge after car hits house http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/152631624/Officer-faces-DUI-charge-after-car-hits-house A LaGrange police officer is on paid administrative leave after being arrested Saturday night for DUI.LaGrange Public Safety Chief Lou Dekmar confirmed Sunday that detective Wayne Cato was taken into custody. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 23:55:50 EST City considers roundabouts to ease traffic http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/152606439/City-considers-roundabouts-to-ease-traffic Part of a series about issues discussed at LaGrange City Council's retreat. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 10:55:51 EST Finding a home of their own http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/152593363/Finding-a-home-of-their-own Running a fine-toothed comb through her daughter's hair Thursday, 24-year-old Joselynn Smith wanted everything to be perfect for her daughter's first school photo Friday. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 10:20:51 EST Neighbors: ‘It wasn’t just a job, it was fun’ http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/152598162/It-wasnt-just-a-job-it-was-fun For Bobby Hicks, working at Jackson Heating and Air was never just about having a job, it was a way to help people he always considered part of his family. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 09:50:52 EST Introducing the Church of Christ, part 2 http://lagrangenews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/152559514/Introducing-the-Church-of-Christ-part-2 So far, in our Thursday night class, “Introducing The Church of Christ,” we have covered topics on the promise of the church and its origin in the Bible. The lesson titles have been, “The Church Was Predicted By The Prophets,”... Sat, 28 Mar 2015 08:55:51 EST In our community: March 28-29, 2015 http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/152579786/In-our-community Ongoing Sat, 28 Mar 2015 04:50:51 EST Callaway Middle School honor roll http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/152584100/Callaway-Middle-School-honor-roll The following students were honored at Callaway Middle School for the third nine weeks:Sixth gradePrincipal's list Sat, 28 Mar 2015 02:40:51 EST Between a rock and hard test http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/152585937/Between-a-rock-and-hard-test As superintendent of Troup County School System, Cole Pugh has been criticized on social media for the closure of schools, taken flack for slashing arts programs and laying off teachers, and once, at a meeting of area leaders, someone even told him he... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:10:55 EST Red Cross recognizes heroes http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/152576491/Red-Cross-recognizes-heroes The Georgia Three Rivers Chapter of the American Red Cross recognized 12 people as Hometown Heroes during this year's Heroes Breakfast on Thursday at Del'avant. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:05:54 EST New special-needs school to open http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/152585078/New-special-needs-school-to-open Some area children with special needs will have a new school to call home next school year. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:05:52 EST