Monthly Archives: February 2018

Baseball: McKinley Erves Selected as USA South Rookie of the Week


Freshman designated hitter McKinley Erves was selected as the USA South Baseball Rookie of the Week for the week ending Feb. 25. Erves went a combined 7-for-14 (.500) with a .786 slugging percentage and .556 on-base percentage in four games. He had four runs scored, four RBIs, two doubles, a triple, three walks and two stolen bases. In a 10-6 ...

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Callaway High Students Test New Google Expeditions Augmented Reality Technology


When Callaway High students Beyounce Williams and Elijah Godfrey entered Laura Banks’ Biology class on Friday, they did not know they were going to experience running with an extinct Tyrannosaurus Rex or pollinating a flower with a bee. As members in a class that was test group for the Google Expeditions Augmented Reality Pioneer Program (Expeditions), that is exactly what ...

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Hogansville Elementary’s February Teacher of the Month


Ms. Sha Brantley is Hogansville Elementary’s February Teacher of the Month. This is her 11th year teaching, and her first year at Hogansville Elementary School. She is a 4th and 5th grade Math and Science teacher and the Tier III coordinator. She graduated in 2006 with a Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education from Georgia Southwestern State University, and she ...

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The Three Rivers Workforce Development Board (TRWDB), branded as WorkSource Three Rivers, has approved $1.5 million in training funds to support an industrial training project for Continental Tire facilities located within the Three Rivers Workforce Development Area. Butts, Carroll, Coweta, Heard, Lamar, Meriwether, Pike, Spalding, Troup, and Upson Counties are members of the workforce area, and Continental Tire has industrial ...

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Troup County Third Graders Treated to LaGrange Symphony Orchestra Concert


More than two thousand third graders were treated to a free children’s concert from the LaGrange Symphony Orchestra. Every single Troup County third grader from public, private, or home schools were invited to this annual event. Some students from Chambers, Heard, and Lanett counties also attended. The Symphony has been hosting this event for twentytwo years. Students were given a ...

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The Kiwanis Club of West Point Introduced the TERRIFIC KIDS Program to the Kids of C.A.R.E.S


Members of the Kiwanis Club of West Point introduced the TERRIFIC KIDS program to the kids of C.A.R.E.S. afterschool program. ‘TERRIFIC’ is an acroynm for Thoughtful, Enthusiastic, Respectful, Responsible, Inclusive, Friendly, Inquisitive, Capable. ‘TK’ is a student recognition program working with teachers and mentors to improve their attendance, school work, behavior, relationships and to learn life skills … soft skills ...

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Card Fraud Suspect Found with Meth


LaGrange Police have added another pair of charges to a suspect who was wanted for multiple instances of Financial Card Fraud after she was caught with methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. Saturday afternoon about 12:30 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 300 block of Cherry Street in reference to a wanted subject. Police arrived and walked to ...

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