Lagrange Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://lagrangenews.com/section/NEWS http://lagrangenews.com/section/NEWS Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:04:03 EST 1800 In our community: Oct. 23, 2014 http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/50543056/In-our-community:-Oct.-23-2014 Today Events: Rosemont Elementary's Fall Festival is 5–7:30 p.m.Callaway Elementary's Fall Festival is 5:30 p.m. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:38:02 EST Perdue addresses supporters in LaGrange http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50544880/Perdue-addresses-supporters-in-LaGrange U.S. Senate Candidate David Perdue, a Republican, made a campaign stop Wednesday in LaGrange as part of the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce's initiative to educate voters. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:47:02 EST Early Christmas shopping to benefit early learning programs http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50542210/Early-Christmas-shopping-to-benefit-early-learning-programs Holiday shopping is taking on a whole new meaning in LaGrange this weekend. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:46:03 EST McKoon, Roslund talk Medicaid expasion http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50532417/McKoon-Roslund-talk-Medicaid-expasion The Daily News continues its coverage of the Nov. 4 general election, today examining the race for Georgia Senate District 29. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:40:03 EST Attorneys recognized for pro bono work http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50535544/Attorneys-recognized-for-pro-bono-work Fourteen local attorneys were recognized by the Georgia Legal Services Wednesday during a Pro Bono Week “Special Friends of Justice” ceremony at the Troup County Government Center. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:17:02 EST GSP says ‘thank you’ to retirees http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50545466/GSP-says-thank-you-to-retirees The commander of Georgia State Patrol Post 2 on Lafayette Parkway welcomed and thanked retired GSP personnel at a special breakfast Tuesday morning. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:58:02 EST Man arrested after allegedly throwing chair, injuring wife http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter/50548064/Man-arrested-after-allegedly-throwing-chair-injuring-wife A Whitaker Street man was charged Wednesday with felony false imprisonment and battery, both under the Family Violence Act, after he allegedly threw a chair at his wife during an argument, bloodied her nose and held her captive. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:32:06 EST Partial solar eclipse occurs today http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50545722/Partial-solar-eclipse-occurs-today A partial solar eclipse will begin today at 6:01 p.m. and peak at 6:53 p.m., just as the sun sets — but to the average observer, it may go unnoticed. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:32:03 EST LHS Homecoming court http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50534892/LHS-Homecoming-court LaGrange High School celebrates Homecoming this week with the theme 'PaRAID the Raiders,' a take-off on the opposing team the Shaw Raiders. Students are decorating their designated hallways with themes and getting involved with dress-up... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:30:06 EST Fundraisers http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/50528869/Fundraisers Merry Market to benefit United Way programs Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:30:01 EST THS Thespians present classics with ‘Story Theatre’ http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/50541591/THS-Thespians-present-classics-with-Story-Theatre Some of the world's best known folktales will come to life on the Troup High School stage this week as the THS Thespians present “Story Theatre” in three public performances Sunday to Tuesday. Adapted for the stage by Paul Sills,... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:23:02 EST LSO opens season with James Bond, Phantom http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50540735/LSO-opens-season-with-James-Bond-Phantom The smooth tones of the orchestra tuning itself melted away into silence Tuesday night before a hushed crowd at the Callaway Auditorium on Dallis Street. Then, Guest Conductor Richard Pryor, an Englishman and leader of the Rome Symphony Orchestra,... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:21:05 EST 2 dead in shooting attack at Canada’s Parliament http://lagrangenews.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/50542795/2-dead-in-shooting-attack-at-Canadas-Parliament OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in the country's capital was shot to death Wednesday, and gunfire then erupted inside Parliament, authorities said. One gunman was killed, and police said they were... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:33:04 EST Bennett, Crane answer on education http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50532365/Bennett-Crane-answer-on-education Editor's note: All this week, the Daily News will examine the races for four public offices, including two Georgia Senate seats, a Georgia House seat, and the chairmanship of the Troup County Commission. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:26:04 EST Man injured in home invasion http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter/50541113/Man-injured-in-home-invasion An 18-year-old LaGrange man is behind bars this morning after a home invasion and aggravated assault on Cross Creek Drive in LaGrange. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:47:02 EST New bypass connector awaiting traffic light http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50540620/New-bypass-connector-awaiting-traffic-light The realigned Waugh Road connecting North Davis Road to Anne Bailey Way and the majority of the LaGrange bypass project is open and nearly complete. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:20:05 EST West Point starts curbside recycling http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50533343/West-Point-starts-curbside-recycling The city of West Point is beginning its start-up process of its newly implemented curbside recycling program under a private solid waste contractor. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:20:03 EST Harris Commissioner pleads guilty to bribery http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50540868/Harris-Commissioner-pleads-guilty-to-bribery A now-former Harris County Commissioner pleaded guilty to two counts of bribery and violation of oath of office on Monday in Meriwether County Superior Court. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:17:02 EST In our community: Oct. 22, 2014 http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/50535776/In-our-community:-Oct.-22-2014 TodayEvents: U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue will host a meet and greet on the second floor of the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce at 11 a.m. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 05:56:03 EST CAFI to start taking applications for heating program http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50529157/CAFI-to-start-taking-applications-for-heating-program Community Action for Improvement Inc. - CAFI - is set to begin taking applications for the 2014 Low Income Energy Assistance Program for Troup and surrounding counties. 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