Lagrange Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed Sun, 21 Dec 2014 05:09:14 EST 1800 Woman murdered on Forrest Avenue A 25-year-old Forrest Avenue woman was shot at her home early Saturday morning and later died at an area hospital. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 23:33:02 EST Putting Christ back in “Christian” Just to make sure that no one misread the headline, it says “Putting Christ Back In 'Christian,'” not “Christmas.” Sat, 20 Dec 2014 15:46:04 EST WPPD gets check for bike patrol West Point Police Department officials receive a $4,218 check from the Charter Foundation on Friday. The money will be used by the police department to purchase bicycles and related equipment for a new bike patrol unit in West Point slated to begin in... Sat, 20 Dec 2014 15:46:02 EST 3-car wreck injures 1 near CHS One person received minor injuries in a three-car wreck just before noon Friday near Callaway High School.The crash happened at the intersection of Whitfield Road and Smokemont Drive about 11:54 a.m. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 14:46:01 EST Santa delivers needed meals Santa came early for folks at Feeding the Valley. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 12:39:02 EST Business news: Meriwether Fire/EMS receives $5k grant$5k-grant GREENVILLE — The Meriwether County Department of Public Safety Fire/EMS is among 50 grant recipients of Georgia-Pacific's Bucket Brigade program this year. The department was awarded $5,000 to help fund equipment needs. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 12:14:03 EST Business news: Giesler named WGH Physician of Year Dr. Garnett J. Giesler, medical director for West Georgia Health's pulmonary medicine department, has been named West Georgia Health's 2014 Physician of the Year. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 11:55:03 EST Dalton police officer faces child molestation charge DALTON (AP) — A Dalton police officer hired earlier this year is facing a child molestation charge after a girl accused him of fondling her while he was off-duty. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 11:08:02 EST Under ruling, some offenders go free Under a recent ruling by the Georgia Supreme Court, as many as a thousand misdemeanor offenders in Troup County who've failed to comply with the terms of their probation are having their arrest warrants canceled, effectively walking... Sat, 20 Dec 2014 09:59:01 EST Checkers to re-open in January The Checkers restaurant on Vernon Road is expected to reopen by the end of January, according to company Director of Operations Sundar Pillai. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 09:21:02 EST Plant to open in West Point, create 190 jobs Hyundai Glovis Georgia, a logistics services company, is set to open a 310,080-square-foot facility in West Point, creating up to 190 jobs.Gov. Nathan Deal announced the move Thursday. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 08:54:02 EST 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, 20 Dec 2014 08:43:05 EST Police make arrest in Monday shooting A LaGrange man was charged Thursday with multiple felonies stemming from a shooting that occurred early Monday morning near Fendig Street. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:35:06 EST Toys for Tots collects over 900 It will be a merry Christmas after all for dozens of children in Troup County. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:17:02 EST Two arrested on felony drug charges A LaGrange man and woman were arrested Thursday evening on drug charges after police responded to a suspicious persons call on North Greenwood Street. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:54:04 EST In our community: Dec. 19, 2014 FridayMeetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.Friday, Saturday Fri, 19 Dec 2014 05:01:03 EST Bringing cheer to community Every Christmas Frank Sledge and his sons create a masterpiece on his front lawn at the corner of Meadowland Trail and New Franklin Road. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:51:01 EST City hears update about its future in retail Officials with the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce and group Retail Strategies are optimistic about the future of local retail recruitment. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:50:03 EST Thieves attempt to rob disabled man A disabled LaGrange man was the victim of an attempted armed robbery Wednesday evening on the 1600 block of Jackson Street. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:42:03 EST Walmart, Waffle House evacuated after bomb threats Three bomb threats were made to area businesses Wednesday, prompting evacuations and police responses.The first threat was made to the Walmart on New Franklin Road about 1:20 p.m., according to police records. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:41:01 EST