Lagrange Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://lagrangenews.com/section/NEWS http://lagrangenews.com/section/NEWS Wed, 23 Jul 2014 02:45:30 EST 1800 Man arrested and charged with incest http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter-news/307519/Man-arrested-and-charged-with-incest A Troup County man remains behind bars after being arrested over the weekend for alleged sexual assault. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 16 miles of I-85 named for Ray Anderson http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/307217/16-miles-of-I-85-named-for-Ray-Anderson Sixteen miles of Troup County's portion of I-85 has been named the Ray C. Anderson Memorial Highway, dedicated to Ray Anderson, late founder and chairman of Interface, Inc. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Police: Children living in home with animal urine, feces http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter/307540/Police:-Children-living-in-home-with-animal-urine-feces A LaGrange police officer responded to a call at a home in the 2000 block of Mooty Bridge Road to assist another officer with Animal Control. The officer became concerned when he tried to open the porch door, which was barricaded by dirty clothing... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Elderly woman drives wrong way on road, almost hits two LaGrange Police Officers http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter-news/307620/Elderly-woman-drives-wrong-way-on-road-almost-hits-two-LaGrange-Police-Officers A bizarre chain of events lead to the arrest of a local elderly woman Monday. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST In our community: July 22, 2014 http://lagrangenews.com/news/local_features/5327690/In-our-community:-July-22-2014 TodayEvents: Advanced Tai Chi for Health class is 11:45 a.m. at The Active Life, 140 Ragland St. Tai chi is a slow-moving martial art improving balance, coordination and relaxation. Call The Active... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Public safety http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter-news/5326966/Public-safety Theft/ Entering AutoLaGrange Police responded to a report of theft and entering auto in the one hundred block of Victoria Point. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Routine traffic stop yields drug bust http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/5327154/Routine-traffic-stop-yields-drug-bust A routine traffic stop became anything but routine after Troup County Sheriff's deputies discovered suspected drugs inside the car. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST ‘A funny, light-hearted, good show’ http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/5325423/A-funny-light-hearted-good-show Weddings can be chaotic enough, but throw in gangsters, musical numbers, a drunken (or drowsy) chaperone and put it all inside a musical within a play, and the end result is Lafayette Society for Performing Arts' upcoming satirical show... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Church to host free barbecue, giveaways Saturday http://lagrangenews.com/news/local_features/5325940/Church-to-host-free-barbecue-giveaways-Saturday Anointed by Faith Ministries hosts a city-wide barbecue and school giveaway on Saturday at the church, 1200 Fourth Ave. in LaGrange. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST In our community: July 21, 2014 http://lagrangenews.com/news/local_features/5325923/In-our-community:-July-21-2014 Today Meetings: The Troup County Democratic Party committee meets at 6 p.m. at the William Griggs Recreation Center LaGrange. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Winston Churchill’s passion for painting http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/5315257/Winston-Churchills-passion-for-painting “Success is not final; failure is not fatal; it is the courage to continue that counts.” ~ Sir Winston Churchill Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Being part of the SPLOST tour experience http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/5317485/Being-part-of-the-SPLOST-tour-experience The subject of special-purpose, local-option sales tax funds has been touchy in the past, with it praised by officials as a saving grace for county improvement and condemned by some in the community as a back-door tax for unnecessary... Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST In our community: July 19, 2014 http://lagrangenews.com/news/local_features/5316187/In-our-community:-July-19-2014 SaturdayEvents: Glass Bridge Road Farmers Market is 8 to 11 a.m. at no cost to vendors. Homemade or homegrown items are welcome. Located at the pavilion across from Loyd Presbyterian Church... Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Church bulletin http://lagrangenews.com/news/local_features/5295204/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, 19 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Taking up your cross http://lagrangenews.com/news/local_features/5294891/Taking-up-your-cross “And he who does not take his cross and follow after Me is not worthy of Me (Matthew 10:38).” Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Woman arrested for stalking a local minister and his family http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/5314867/Woman-arrested-for-stalking-a-local-minister-and-his-family A bizarre case of stalking has been discovered in Troup County.Sheriffs deputies said a LaGrange woman, 51 year old Jennifer Lyn Gray, was arrested and charged with one count of aggravated stalking. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Hogansville PD building renamed in honor of former chief http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/5314807/Hogansville-PD-building-renamed-in-honor-of-former-chief A large crowd gathered in front of the Hogansville Police Department Thursday afternoon to witness the renaming of the building to the Moses Ector Public Safety Center. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Business council discusses Mando, Hummingbird Festival http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/5314839/Business-council-discusses-Mando-Hummingbird-Festival The Hogansville Business Council met for its quarterly meeting Thursday morning at the Victoria Belle Mansion.Updates on different aspects of the city were given by members of the council. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST School board studies CRCT results http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/5314631/School-board-studies-CRCT-results School system officials highlighted Thursday how breaking down the recenty CRCT scores can help schools identify areas of improvement. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST U.S. Senate candidate Kingston stops in Charlie Joseph’s http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/5314758/U.S.-Senate-candidate-Kingston-stops-in-Charlie-Josephs A group of local officials came out to support a U.S. Senate candidate as he passed through LaGrange on Thursday. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST