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Clark-Holder Clinic has been a fixture in the community since 1935.

Celebrating 80 years in LaGrange

Clark-Holder Clinic has been a fixture in the community since 1935.

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Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Saturday
Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m. for women, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Churches: Trinity SDA Church Prayer and Bible Study Center at 710 Jenkins St. holds a free Bible study from 3:30 to 4:30 p.

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Today Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m. for women, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Churches: Trinity SDA Church Prayer and Bible Study Center at 710 Jenkins St. holds a free Bible study from 3:30 to 4:30 p.

Two teenagers were airlifted to a regional hospital this morning after a single-vehicle wreck on Hogansville Road north of Hines Road.
The wreck occurred shortly after 8 a.m. when a Chevrolet Trailblazer headed southbound on Hogansville Road lost control, ran off the road and flipped several times before coming to rest upright next to railroad tra

2 airlifted in wreck

Two teenagers were airlifted to a regional hospital this morning after a single-vehicle wreck on Hogansville Road north of Hines Road. The wreck occurred shortly after 8 a.m. when a Chevrolet Trailblazer headed southbound on Hogansville Road lost control, ran off the road and flipped several times before coming to rest upright next to railroad tra

LaGrange police arrested a man Wednesday night who they suspect was high on methamphetamines after he allegedly trashed a hotel room and claimed people were listening and coming into the room.
Police said Matthew Caleb Fairchild, 29, of Lincoln Street was pacing around the Super 8 motel on Patillo Road with a crowbar. The reporting officer said Fa

Man rips apart motel room for listening devices

LaGrange police arrested a man Wednesday night who they suspect was high on methamphetamines after he allegedly trashed a hotel room and claimed people were listening and coming into the room. Police said Matthew Caleb Fairchild, 29, of Lincoln Street was pacing around the Super 8 motel on Patillo Road with a crowbar. The reporting officer said Fa

Today
Events: Bridge games are open to the public at 2:15 and 5:30 p.m. at Bellevue. Cost is $10 per person per month. 706-882-9655
Beginner ballroom dance lessons for all ages are given 7:30–8:30 p.m. at the Active Life center on Ragland Street. 706-884-5857 
Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon, 6 p.m.

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Today Events: Bridge games are open to the public at 2:15 and 5:30 p.m. at Bellevue. Cost is $10 per person per month. 706-882-9655 Beginner ballroom dance lessons for all ages are given 7:30–8:30 p.m. at the Active Life center on Ragland Street. 706-884-5857 Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon, 6 p.m.

Officials warn of scam

NEWBERRY — Recently Newberry businesses and residents have received calls from a collection agency claiming to represent the City of Newberry Utilities Department. The caller claims that he is attempting to collect on a delinquent account or the power will be turned off. This is a scam call and no personal or financial information should be

A 28-year-old Franklin man pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of voluntary manslaughter, along with two counts of child molestation, Thursday in Troup County Superior Court.
Criss D. Langston of Highway 34 was sentenced to serve 15 years in prison followed by 25 years probation for the death of Michael A. Starnes in March 2014. The cases of child

Franklin man pleads guilty to voluntary manslaughter

A 28-year-old Franklin man pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of voluntary manslaughter, along with two counts of child molestation, Thursday in Troup County Superior Court. Criss D. Langston of Highway 34 was sentenced to serve 15 years in prison followed by 25 years probation for the death of Michael A. Starnes in March 2014. The cases of child

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Today
Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at 8 a.m., noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Churches: Callaway Baptist Church hosts service and classes at 7 p.m.
Thursday
Events: God's Breadbasket, a food pantry serving Hogansville residents, is open from 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
The Interfaith Food Closet at 416 Pierce St. in LaGrang

In our community

Today Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at 8 a.m., noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Churches: Callaway Baptist Church hosts service and classes at 7 p.m. Thursday Events: God's Breadbasket, a food pantry serving Hogansville residents, is open from 9 a.m.–1 p.m. The Interfaith Food Closet at 416 Pierce St. in LaGrang

Three eighth grade students from Long Cane Middle School walked into the Mike Daniel Recreation center Monday to receive honors for their essays on “Optimism Should Be a Priority.”
With their parents, English language arts teacher and Optimist members joining them, each student took to the front of the room, after eating lunch, to read

Optimist Club announces Essay Contest winners

Three eighth grade students from Long Cane Middle School walked into the Mike Daniel Recreation center Monday to receive honors for their essays on “Optimism Should Be a Priority.” With their parents, English language arts teacher and Optimist members joining them, each student took to the front of the room, after eating lunch, to read

The Atlanta Hawks aren't the only basketball team in the state riding a hot streak.
The LaGrange College women's basketball team thumped visiting Huntingdon 78-49 on Wednesday to extend its winning streak to eight games.
The Panthers (14-5 overall) improved to 9-1 in the USA South, while Huntingdon (8-9 overall) fell to 3-6 in the conference.
It

The streak lives on

The Atlanta Hawks aren't the only basketball team in the state riding a hot streak. The LaGrange College women's basketball team thumped visiting Huntingdon 78-49 on Wednesday to extend its winning streak to eight games. The Panthers (14-5 overall) improved to 9-1 in the USA South, while Huntingdon (8-9 overall) fell to 3-6 in the conference. It

They made it interesting.
After falling behind by 10 points with a little more than two minutes remaining in Wednesday's game against Huntingdon, the LaGrange College Panthers fought back and got as close as two with 46 seconds remaining.
The Panthers were unable to complete the comeback, though, with the visiting Hawks walking away with a 64-59

Late surge not enough for Panthers

They made it interesting. After falling behind by 10 points with a little more than two minutes remaining in Wednesday's game against Huntingdon, the LaGrange College Panthers fought back and got as close as two with 46 seconds remaining. The Panthers were unable to complete the comeback, though, with the visiting Hawks walking away with a 64-59

Thursday, Jan. 29
• Heaven Sent Caregivers holds a recruitment event for CNAs at the Union SCWorks office on Main Street in downtown Union from 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Applicants must have a high school diploma/GED and Nursing Assistant Certification.
The jobs the company is seeking to fill involve helping provide basic care and activities for res

Gallman addresses Civitan Club

Thursday, Jan. 29 • Heaven Sent Caregivers holds a recruitment event for CNAs at the Union SCWorks office on Main Street in downtown Union from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Applicants must have a high school diploma/GED and Nursing Assistant Certification. The jobs the company is seeking to fill involve helping provide basic care and activities for res

Margaret Holcombe of Liberty was recently honored with the S.C. Home Care and Hospice Association's 2014 Professional of the Year Award. She was recognized at the Association's awards ceremony and conference held in Hilton Head on Nov. 3. Holcombe is employed by AnMEd Health Care in Anderson.

Holcombe named Professional of the Year

Margaret Holcombe of Liberty was recently honored with the S.C. Home Care and Hospice Association's 2014 Professional of the Year Award. She was recognized at the Association's awards ceremony and conference held in Hilton Head on Nov. 3. Holcombe is employed by AnMEd Health Care in Anderson.

First in a series.UNION — The strengths, weaknesses, and potential of downtown Union were the subject of a presentation during a special meeting of Union City Council Monday morning.
Robby Moody, Senior Planner for the Catawba Regional Council of Governments, presented “Downtown: The Heart of Union” which provided council with an

'Downtown: The Heart of Union'

First in a series.UNION — The strengths, weaknesses, and potential of downtown Union were the subject of a presentation during a special meeting of Union City Council Monday morning. Robby Moody, Senior Planner for the Catawba Regional Council of Governments, presented “Downtown: The Heart of Union” which provided council with an

A group of baseball players made sure the LaGrange High basketball team had a nice home-court advantage on Saturday.
The baseball team was participating in a camp at the school on Saturday, and head coach Todd Herrington gave them a few hours off to cheer on the basketball team during a game against Columbus.
Sporting their LaGrange baseball T-sh

It's all in the family at LaGrange

A group of baseball players made sure the LaGrange High basketball team had a nice home-court advantage on Saturday. The baseball team was participating in a camp at the school on Saturday, and head coach Todd Herrington gave them a few hours off to cheer on the basketball team during a game against Columbus. Sporting their LaGrange baseball T-sh

UNION — Chamber members, guests, and other interested parties will get a chance to mingle and talk this evening during the Union County Chamber of Commerce's first Business After Hours of 2015.
Chamber Executive Director Torance Inman said Business After Hours for the first quarter of 2015 will be held this evening from 5-7 p.m. at the SCWor

Business After Hours this evening

UNION — Chamber members, guests, and other interested parties will get a chance to mingle and talk this evening during the Union County Chamber of Commerce's first Business After Hours of 2015. Chamber Executive Director Torance Inman said Business After Hours for the first quarter of 2015 will be held this evening from 5-7 p.m. at the SCWor

A 19-year-old Gardner Street woman turned herself in to police Tuesday after she was wanted for allegedly stabbing her boyfriend earlier in the day.
The victim suffered a large cut to his arm and was transported to West Georgia Medical Center, where he was treated and released, according to LaGrange Police.
Andrea G. Strong of Gardner Street alle

Girlfriend allegedly stabs man on Gardner

A 19-year-old Gardner Street woman turned herself in to police Tuesday after she was wanted for allegedly stabbing her boyfriend earlier in the day. The victim suffered a large cut to his arm and was transported to West Georgia Medical Center, where he was treated and released, according to LaGrange Police. Andrea G. Strong of Gardner Street alle

PENDLETON — Three faculty/staff members have been honored as Tri-County Technical College's Educators of the Year and will be recognized at the South Carolina Technical Education Association (SCTEA) meeting in February.
Dr. A.P. (Hap) Wheeler, dean of the Arts and Sciences Division, is the College's outstanding administrator; Jennifer Beatti

Tri-County Tech names top educators for year

PENDLETON — Three faculty/staff members have been honored as Tri-County Technical College's Educators of the Year and will be recognized at the South Carolina Technical Education Association (SCTEA) meeting in February. Dr. A.P. (Hap) Wheeler, dean of the Arts and Sciences Division, is the College's outstanding administrator; Jennifer Beatti





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