LaGrange Daily News- RSS Feed http://lagrangenews.com/ http://lagrangenews.com/ Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:24:36 EST 1800 Art museum to host annual Art N’ Bloom fundraiser http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/153160728/Art-museum-to-host-annual-Art-N-Bloom-fundraiser The LaGrange Art Museum will once again celebrate spring with Art N' Bloom, a benefit luncheon that combines fresh floral arrangements and the fine art that inspired the arrangements. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:40:51 EST In our community: April 28, 2015 http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/153159462/In-our-community TodayMeetings:Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:20:51 EST LHS student earns rare honor http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/153143639/LHS-student-earns-rare-honor LaGrange High School senior Nashanthea Roland didn't expect much when she applied for the Gates Millennium Scholarship earlier in the school year, but now she is one of its few distinguished recipients. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:11:01 EST ‘We fight back together’ http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/153143754/We-fight-back-together Friday's Relay for Life exceeded its annual fundraising goal as hundreds of people descended on Chris Joseph Track to take part in the event. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:10:52 EST About Bob and Brian Griese http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/153143265/About-Bob-and-Brian-Griese The University of Georgia Hall of Fame Chapter, one of the nation's top chapters for many years and ably led by President Lou Perno for the last two years, showcased a number of personalities at its recent awards dinner from House Speaker David... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:55:53 EST Critics of colleges should listen to what employers want http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/153143230/Critics-of-colleges-should-listen-to-what-employers-want Senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, Victor Davis Hanson contends that colleges need more “ideological diversity” instead of racial and gender diversity. He also claims that colleges do a poor job of preparing students for the job... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:55:51 EST Letter: Help stamp out hunger http://lagrangenews.com/news/letters-opinion/153148503/Help-stamp-out-hunger Saturday, May 9, marks the 23rd anniversary of one of America's great days of giving – the National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. Letter carriers walk through the community every day, often coming face to face... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:40:51 EST Woman charged with illegally distributing drugs http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter/153148696/Woman-charged-with-illegally-distributing-drugs LaGrange police investigators arrested Tabetha Ann Williams, 33, at a home in the 100 block of Cato Street Friday night. Sgt. Mark Cavender, head of LaGrange Police Department's special investigations unit, said they had received several... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:35:51 EST In our community: April 27, 2015 http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/153143359/In-our-community Tuesday Mon, 27 Apr 2015 04:50:52 EST Grangers wrap up spring practice http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/153146662/Grangers-wrap-up-spring-practice They were back on the turf at Callaway Stadium for a football game, although the stakes aren't nearly as high as they'll be four months from now when they open the season. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 23:05:57 EST Honoring one of their own http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/153146803/Honoring-one-of-their-own Chris Mabe will always be a part of the LaGrange High baseball family.Mabe, who would have been a senior this spring, was killed during a car wreck in April of 2013 during the midst of his sophomore baseball season. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 23:05:54 EST Playoff time arrives for local teams http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/153146783/Playoff-time-arrives-for-local-teams It's showtime.The state baseball tournament is set to get under way this week, and for the first time since 2012, Callaway, LaGrange and Troup will all get a chance to enjoy the playoff experience. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 23:05:52 EST You can help http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/153143327/You-can-help LifeSouth blood drivesLifeSouth will host the following blood drives in the area:• Warm Springs Medical Center from 11:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Monday. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 23:30:52 EST Local fisherman shares passion http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/153029732/Local-fisherman-shares-passion Twenty-five years ago, Joey Mines was driving with his cameraman to film a show on a small lake in Cleveland, Georgia. He recalls it being a normal workday for him, other than the fact that he was going to meet with the directors of Camp Sunshine, a... Sun, 26 Apr 2015 11:05:51 EST (No heading) http://lagrangenews.com/news/sports/153112939/ It wasn't so much the money, although every amount helps when you're heading off to college. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 19:20:51 EST ‘My life’s work’ http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/153037124/My-lifes-work The curtain is calling Carol Cain. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 00:00:52 EST Market on Main seeking applicants http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news-news/153096963/Market-on-Main-seeking-applicants Market on Main, downtown LaGrange's local farmers market, is taking vendor applications for the upcoming season. Opening day is scheduled for May 30. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:05:51 EST Good things come in small packages http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/153094761/Big-idea-tiny-library There's a new library on Lafayette Square, if you haven't noticed.The square footage might not be much to write home about, but it's always open and there are never any late fees. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 11:00:52 EST Kia shooting suspect appears in court http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/153122663/Kia-shooting-suspect-appears-in-court The suspect in Tuesday's workplace shooting at the Kia assembly plant in West Point made his first appearance in Troup County Magistrate Court on Friday. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 10:50:51 EST ‘Our gear takes a beating’ http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/153117862/Our-gear-takes-a-beating As a trainer with the Troup County Fire Department, Rodney Evans' firefighting gear gets some wear and tear. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:45:52 EST