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10 Super Bowl ads that everyone will be talking about

WRBL

Date: 1/30/2015 9:26:00 PM

Once police caught up to the woman, she informed them that she had mailed the wallet to its owner. A tour of LaGrange, Ga., home of WRBL's June 26 "Our Town" broadcast. A tour of LaGrange, Ga., home of WRBL's June 26 "Our Town" broadcast. Two School of

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Celebrating 80 years in LaGrange

La Grange Daily News

Date: 1/29/2015 1:32:00 PM

Dr. Duttera distinctly remembered one of his first medical emergencies, after a log truck smashed into a car carrying state and U.S. congressmen while on the way to the dedication of the West Point Lake Dam in 1975. “I ended up with two congressmen in my

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A Look Back: How Top-Rated Recruits Performed

Scout

Date: 1/29/2015 8:48:00 AM

In 2005 Auburn landed a player who many predicted would be the ultimate playmaker on defense, Tray Blackmon out of LaGrange, Ga. Rated the nation’s No. 1 middle linebacker, he had the physical tools to be a dominant player for the Tigers. While he showed

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Traditional German celebration floats through Helen

Gainesville Times

Date: 1/28/2015 10:25:00 PM

This year’s Fasching celebration is expected to be double the size of previous years. Young and old residents alike will float down the Chattahoochee River, wearing brightly colored costumes and beads in the rain, sleet or snow. Later that night

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Nature Center camp signups coming up

Dunwoody Crier

Date: 1/27/2015 6:51:00 AM

For older campers ages 9-12, the Nature Center will be hosting three weeks of camp at the Island Ford facility in the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. All of the full day camps at the Nature Center will be bringing in guest experts to further

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• River: Chattahoochee River
• Surface Area: 25,864 Acres
• Shoreline: 525 Miles
• Volume: 604,527 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 3,440 Square Miles
Surrounded by deep forests and rolling fields, West Point Lake extends 35 miles along the Chattahoochee River on the Alabama-Georgia state line. The lake's 500 miles of shoreline provides excellent opportunities for fishing, camping, boating and other recreational activities.
The construction of West Point Dam was authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1962. Congress authorized the project for flood control, hydroelectric power, navigation, fish and wildlife development and general recreation.

West Point Dam controls flooding of the river by managing seasonal variations in water flow. The project provides water storage for navigation on the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint Waterway, running 260 river miles from Apalachicola, Florida to Columbus, Georgia. The powerhouse's three generators produce enough power yearly to serve 24,000 homes.
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