West Point Newswire (Page 9)

West Point Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Alabama media firm acquires West Georgia-based newspaperRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | Brunswick News

    A subsidiary of Boone Newspapers Inc. of Tuscaloosa purchased The Valley Times-News from Valley Newspapers Inc. and its owner, Nell Dunn Walls. The publication, based in West Point, Georgia, serves readers in the West Point area and also the Alabama communities of Lanett and Valley.

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  2. Commissioners receive update on GICHRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2017 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... from all four municipalities were able to attend the first meeting. Some of the biggest concerns for West Point, LaGrange, Hogansville and Troup County were outlined at the meeting for each of the locations. revitalization efforts surrounding ...

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  3. Staying involved is a civic dutyRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2017 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce hosts a forum at Del'avant on Tuesday at 6 p.m. A forum for the West Point candidates is scheduled for Oct. 16 at 6 p.m. at New Horizon Community Theatre. The candidates for these vital local positions ...

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  4. Discussing the issues: Mayoral candidates talk SPLOST, utilities at forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... the high cost of utilities in Hogansville. "You will find that Hogansville's rates are virtually the same as West Point. They are virtually the same as Grantville, cities of our size. And they are lower on average than Georgia Power and Diverse ...

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  5. Downtown LaGrange turns pink as part of Paint the Town Pink/ Hope For a DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2017 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... with stage three breast cancer this summer during a routine mammogram. On Saturday, she made the short drive from West Point to take part in the event for the first time. "There's a lot of support out here. A lot of love, a lot of genuine love," ...

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  6. 2007-2017 decade changed auto sales pictureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2017 | Automotive News

    ... Subaru in Indiana and VW in Tennessee and Mexico. Hyundai-Kia jumped from one to three assembly plants, adding West Point, Ga., and Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Crossovers and SUVs keep hammering cars. Light-truck sales are clobbering cars, especially over ...

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  7. Heard has worked for fire dept. for 27 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... de of work, the firefighter enjoys playing guitar. He plays for the music ministry at Bethlehem Baptist Church in West Point where his pastor is LaGrange City Councilmember W. T. Edmondson. Heard said he also tries golf in his spare time.

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  8. The Ray prepares for Troup Co. growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... focus on both plant life and clean energy. The Ray stretches 18 miles - starting at exit 18 and continuing to the West Point visitor center - and has already been recognized within the state for the technology installed as part of the project, such ...

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  9. Chamber hosting candidate forumsRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2017 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... 7 election day. Events are scheduled for October 3 in Hogansville, October 12 in LaGrange and October 16 in West Point. Each forum will offer candidates for Mayor and contested City Council seats in the respective cities to answer questions from an ...

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  10. LPD hosts academy to benefit communityRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2017 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... and county with such honest and transparent law enforcement. The LPD, the Troup County Sheriff's Office and the West Point and Hogansville Police Departments are top notch organizations, recognized on the state level for the work they do. In a ...

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  11. Community meeting held for gym voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... LaGrange High School. This was the second community meeting held on the gyms this month, with the first coming in West Point. Many were confused as to why the school board tabled the vote in August, deciding to wait another 60 days - until its ...

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  12. Pine Mountain votes no on DASH projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... this proposal could have helped many people in the same way four projects in LaGrange and one in Hogansville and West Point have benefited others. "These units for housing are basically for the working poor. It's a very different model from public ...

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  13. In debate over gymnasiums, everyone has students in mindRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2017 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... promised in the E-SPLOST V vote. To their credit, board members have taken part in town hall meetings at West Point and LaGrange that oftentimes feel fairly one-sided. It's important - and in their job title - to get the opinion of those they serve, ...

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  14. Comprehensive dropped from Troup High nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... that they would lose funding if they voted to drop the name. The high school got its name after it merged with West Point High School in 1987. The merger expanded a vocational school program along with regular classes and received extra funding by ...

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  15. Kiaa s auto plant in Georgia donates $100,000 to hurricane reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, the automotive assembly plant located in West Point, Ga., north of Columbus, said Thursday it has donated $100,000 to the American Red Cross for hurricane relief in Georgia. The South Korean automaker said the donation, presented to Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, is on top of activities that employees at the factory off Interstate 85 in Troup County are doing to help victims of Hurricane Irma, which spun its tropical storm winds and rain across the state on Sept.

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  16. Cities, county taking part in housing initiativeRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2017 | LaGrange Daily News

    In the next three years, Troup County, LaGrange, West Point and Hogansville will all be taking a closer look at the housing needs of the community with the help of an initiative through the Georgia Department of Community Affairs and the University of Georgia.

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  17. Chinese tire company seeks developer for Georgia plantRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2017 | China Daily

    ... ctors will be interested." Sentury's LaGrange facility will be 16 miles from an auto plant owned by Kia Motors in West Point, Georgia, and about 95 miles from a Hyundai factory near Montgomery, Alabama.

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  18. We're all tour guidesRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2017 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... job at answering in the future. I hope to quickly point toward downtown LaGrange, Pine Mountain, Hogansville, West Point or the lake and name things left and right. There's a lot to do in our city, and it's important we let visitors know that too. ...

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  19. Lanett man a contestant on Survivor this seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... the upcoming season of the show, titled "Survivor: Heroes v. Healers v. Hustlers." Bolton, who has many ties to West Point, considering he spent many of his childhood days playing sports, currently lives in Auburn, Alabama. "I'm definitely a fan. ...

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  20. Art show, Dog 5K headline weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... school, High School Musical will be performed at New Horizon Community Theatre, located at 411 W 8th Street in West Point, on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., with a matinee showing at 2 p.m. on Saturday featuring younger actors in lead roles. Tickets ...

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