Lagrange Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://lagrangenews.com/section/NEWS http://lagrangenews.com/section/NEWS Sun, 21 Dec 2014 05:09:14 EST 1800 Woman murdered on Forrest Avenue http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50901785/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” http://lagrangenews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/50875249/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 http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50896616/ 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 http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter/50896076/3-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 http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50895046/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 http://lagrangenews.com/news/business/50880801/Meriwether-Fire/EMS-receives-$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 http://lagrangenews.com/news/business/50880709/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 http://lagrangenews.com/news/appanews/50894531/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 http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50894226/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 http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50886892/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 http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50893995/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 http://lagrangenews.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50875859/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 http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50893918/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 http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50892205/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 http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter/50894114/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 http://lagrangenews.com/news/community-community-news/50887632/In-our-community 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 http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50884366/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 http://lagrangenews.com/news/news/50880056/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 http://lagrangenews.com/news/blotter/50886962/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 http://lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/50886730/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