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  1. Man reports he was carjackedRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | LaGrange Daily News

    West Point police are searching for two men suspected of holding another at gunpoint Friday night on Stateline Road then stealing his car.

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  2. Shailendra leaves state economic development for GoogleRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... She worked on the relocations of Mercedes-Benz USA to Sandy Springs. She helped bring Kia Motors America to West Point, Ga., where it has its massive manufacturing plant. She also helped expand athenahealth in Midtown (500 jobs), AT&T at Tech Square ...

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  3. Qualifying underway for city electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | LaGrange Daily News

    ... have until Friday to complete and file their qualifying paperwork. Certain seats of council members in LaGrange, West Point and Hogansville are up for the election Nov. 3 and the office of the West Point mayor, currently held by Drew Ferguson, also ...

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  4. Judge set to rule in libel suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... brought by a former county commissioner against a local blogger. Former Commission Chairman Ricky Wolfe is suing West Point resident Ron McClellan, who operates the Facebook page Troup County Citizen, for making accusations of embezzlement, ...

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  5. Groups open income-based apartment complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | LaGrange Daily News

    Area officials and residents celebrated grand opening of the Forest Mill Apartments, pictured, in West Point on Monday with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

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  6. Ga. Arsonist Gets Prison Not Check as PlannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | FireHouse.com

    Aug. 22--LAGRANGE -- When a West Point woman set fire to her eight-bedroom home two years ago, she wanted a $1.5 million insurance check -- just like the one she'd gotten in 2007 when her first home burned to the ground, prosecutors allege. Instead, on Friday a judge gave Dana Owens, 39, a dozen years in state prison after a jury convicted her on two counts of arson in the first degree; one count each for the mortgage and insurance companies she tried to swindle.

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  7. LaGrange, Hogansville officials investigate emailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... email address for a website like that would certainly be in violation of our policies regarding employee emails." West Point City Manager Ed Moon said that officials there have no plans to investigate employee email use with the website. "We are not ...

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  8. Guilty verdict burns West Point arsonistRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... County Superior Court on Friday. Owens was convicted of trying in 2013 to burn down her eight-bedroom home in West Point for a $1.5 million insurance policy. Dana Owens, 39, hears a jury's guilty verdict in her arson trial in Troup County Superior ...

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  9. West Point woman accused of arson testifies at trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... their alarm company had notified him of a possible fire in the home, located at 3016 Georgia Highway 18 outside West Point. Smoke was detected, the company told him. After her husband called her, she went to the home and found firetrucks already on ...

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  10. West Point officers put pedals to pavementRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | LaGrange Daily News

    Sgt. Kevin Carter, left, and Sgt. Tunya Brown pedal past the J. Smith Lanier II Academic Center on the campus of Point University in downtown West Point.

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  11. Expect suitors to pay top dollar for these well-run institutions.Read the original story

    Friday Aug 21 | TheStreet.com

    ... and Firefly Value. I'm sure they wouldn't be upset to see the bank taken over at a premium to current price. West Point, Ga.-headquartered Charter Financial (CHFN) has a very attractive network that could interest a buyer -- 14 branches in ...

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  12. Spring/Summer 2016 Fashion Week Reboot Includes STYLE360 Releasing...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | PR.com

    ... improvements in ride and handling. As with its predecessor, the all-new Optima will be built at Kia's plant in West Point, Georgia, with sales scheduled to begin in the fourth quarter of 2015. This September's line-up of high profile fashion shows ...

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  13. West Point woman on trial for alleged arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | LaGrange Daily News

    William Grizzard, a now-retired investigator of the Troup County Sheriff's Office, listens to defense attorney Stacey S. Jackson on Wednesday in Troup County Superior Court during the arson trial of Dana M. Owens, 39, of West Point.

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  14. Crime ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Union Daily Times

    - Rodney Scott, 45, of 1005 East 9th Street, West Point, Ga., was charged as a fugitive from justice on Aug. 18. According to the incident report, an investigator received information that Scott was located at the Magnuson Hotel in Union and was a ...

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  15. Army Ranger female graduates won't be lastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | CNN

    Gayle Tzemach Lemmon is a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and the author of the New York Times bestseller "Ashley's War: The Untold Story of a Team of Women Soldiers on the Special Ops Battlefield." You can read more about "Ashley's War" here on CNN.com .

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  16. An American classic comes to West PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | LaGrange Daily News

    Will Davis, playing the role of Winthrop Paroo, and Abbie Kirby, playing the role of Amaryllis, practice their roles for the upcoming play 'Music Man Jr.' The play, put on by New Horizon Community Theatre in West Point, is set to run Sept.

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  17. Automotive Minute: Kia and Mercedes sales jump, new Lexus and Honda models hitting AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Business Journal

    ... of the month, boosting the company 5 percent year-to-date. Kia builds the Sorento CUV and the Optima at its West Point, Ga., plant. For model year 2016, the Honda Accord gets a refined design, more rigid body, upgraded chassis, Apple and Android ...

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  18. Volunteering and outreach around LaGrange & Troup County a " You Can HelpRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | LaGrange Daily News

    Johnny's New York Style Pizza at 712 3rd Ave. in West Point, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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  19. West Point shooting suspects caughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | LaGrange Daily News

    West Point Police investigators said Joseph Jartez Reed, 28, and Kadeem Onterio Reed, 25, both of West Point, were captured Friday morning around 10 near the entrance to Camp Pine off Old West Point Road in West Point.

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  20. Kadeem and Joseph ReedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | WTVM

    WEST POINT, GA Two men wanted in connection to a shooting in West Point in early August have been taken into custody. The suspects were located on a small island called Turkey Island out in the Chattahoochee River.

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