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ZaZa capsules legal in Georgia but illegal in Alabama

WEST POINT — A drug marketed as a dietary supplement has been outlawed in Alabama, but it’s still ...

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HUNT COLUMN: Let them read (scary books)

By Cathy Hunt Troup County School Board Chairwoman I love to celebrate books, and with the spooky season ...

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Bad break: Braves’ Morton fractures leg in Series opener

HOUSTON (AP) — Charlie Morton spun a curveball past Jose Altuve for a called third strike, his 16th ...

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Soler, Braves overcome Morton injury, top Astros in Game 1

HOUSTON (AP) — A healthy swing by Jorge Soler powered the Atlanta Braves to a smashing start in ...

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OUR VIEW: Render makes some local history

Brooklyn Render isn’t your typical 10-year-old. Last week, she is believed to have scored the first touchdown by ...

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SMITH COLUMN: Remembering Jimmy Bankston

Talk of moving the Georgia-Florida game out of Jacksonville brings about considerable debate. I have gone on record ...

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YARBROUGH: Offering an opinion on Donald Trump’s opinion of Colin Powell

Classless. That is the only term I can use in a family newspaper to describe Donald Trump’s comments ...

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LaGrange author to talk about new book at Library Tuesday

The Friends of LaGrange Memorial Library are hosting a discussion and book signing with LaGrange author James Codlin, ...

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TURES COLUMN: Where the GOP should look for new leadership

The best thing that could happen to Republicans would be the presence of a new nominee at the ...

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LaGrange, Troup County area to host variety of Halloween events

As Halloween approaches, the City of LaGrange issued a statement saying that it recognizes Sunday, Oct. 31 as ...

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10-year-old girl makes history with touchdown

At 10 years old, Brooklyn Render is already making some history. Render, a West Point Elementary School student, is ...

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SMITH COLUMN: Fly fishing again on the Chattahoochee River

We’ve got at least six months, maybe seven, to enjoy fly fishing the Chattahoochee, Georgia’s most romantic river, ...

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OUR VIEW: Grad rates stable after challenging school year

In today’s edition of the LDN, we published a story on the Troup County School System’s graduation rates, ...

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LCS blows out Dominion by 30

Ephraim Synder ran for two touchdowns to lead Lafayette Christian to a 36-6 victory over Dominion Friday night. The ...

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LaGrange celebrates homecoming with dominant win over Spencer

Spencer kept it interesting for a while — probably longer than many at Callaway Stadium wanted — but ...

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Business requests for county to relinquish county road to protect at-risk cemetery

The Troup County Board of Commissioners heard a request at its Tuesday meeting to abandon a county road ...

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LPD officer involved in T-bone wreck at intersection of LaFayette Parkway and Morgan St.

An officer with the LaGrange Police Department was issued a traffic citation after causing a wreck with another ...

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Graduation rates released: See how TCSS stacked up against the state

The Troup County School System’s graduation rate remained above the state average for the fourth year in a ...

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BOWEN COLUMN: Lost in Yellowstone: Part 19

What you are about to read is one of the very special accounts for me. Every time we ...

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OUR VIEW: New sports means more students engaged

Earlier this week we wrote about one of the new sports in the Troup County School System: flag ...