West Point Lake News

3/26/2021
Lake News
On March 17th, the IRS announced that individual taxpayers have until May 17th to file and pay their 2020 federal income tax. You don’t need to file any forms for this relief it’s automatic. It’s important to note that this extension does not apply to corporations, partnerships, estates, or trusts. You…

3/24/2021
BoatUS News
ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 23, 2021 – In recreational boating, cellphones are just fine for routine communications. So why do you need a VHF radio – either a handheld or fixed mount – on your boat? Because in an emergency it’s the only thing that can directly connect you to the U.S. Coast Guard’s…

3/15/2021
BoatUS News
Applies to boats less than 26 feet operating on plane or above displacement speed SPRINGFIELD, Va., March 15, 2021 – There are new engine cutoff device wear requirements for recreational boat operators as part of the January 1, 2021, passage of National Defense Authorization Act that included a U.S. Coast Guard…

2/10/2021
NWS
Water Resources Outlook (February 2021)

11/4/2020 10:55:22 AM
Columbus (GA) WTVM on MSN.com
LAGRANGE, Ga. (WTVM) - The LaGrange Fire Department was dispatched to Milam Street for the report of a structure fire. Fire crews responded to a fire in the 500 block of Milam Street Tuesday, Nov. 3 ...

11/3/2020 7:50:00 AM
WTVM
LAGRANGE, Ga. (WTVM) - The LaGrange Fire Department responded to a structure fire Monday morning. Fire crews arrived to the 900 block of Murphy Avenue at approximately 9:25 a.m. Monday.

11/3/2020 7:47:03 AM
Columbus (GA) WTVM on MSN.com
LAGRANGE, Ga. (WTVM) - The LaGrange Fire Department responded to a structure fire Monday morning. Fire crews arrived to the 900 block of Murphy Avenue at approximately 9:25 a.m. Monday. Units found ...

11/3/2020 7:47:00 AM
WRBL
LAGRANGE, Ga. (WRBL) – The LaGrange Fire Department responded to a structure fire that occurred at 903 Murphy Avenue Monday morning at 9:25 a.m. Upon arrival, units found heavy smoke conditions ...

11/2/2020 4:00:00 PM
Weather Underground
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11/2/2020 4:00:00 PM
LaGrange Daily News
Lewis Davis has won another four-year term in District 3 on the Troup County Board of Commission. Davis finished the race with 71 percent of the vote, while his opponent Synda Ogletree received 29 ...

11/2/2020 12:27:00 PM
WRBL
Lanett Police say that over the weekend, while conducting a traffic stop, a driver attempted to flee the scene and ended up crashing, then rolling his car. According to ...

10/31/2020 5:00:00 PM
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10/31/2020 1:07:00 AM
KEYT
Eventually, some 700 families sold a total of 56,000 acres to the government, which built a dam on the Chattahoochee River to form the lake. As their land filled with water in 1956, locals jammed ...

10/31/2020 1:03:00 AM
Gwinnett Daily Post
Legend has it the ghost of a long-dead woman roams this lake in a flowing blue dress. Mysterious arms reach out for swimmers from the watery depths. Angry spirits call ...

10/30/2020 1:45:00 PM
WRBL
LAGRANGE, Ga (WRBL) – Tasha Brawner is the only scout who will qualify for the inaugural class of Female Scouts in LaGrange Area. Her Eagle Scout project was completed at Berta Weathersby Elementary ...

10/30/2020 1:41:00 PM
The Oklahoman
Republican Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp and his wife are quarantining after being exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19, his spokesman announced Friday.Kemp spokesman Cody Hall said Kemp and ...

10/30/2020 10:53:00 AM
Raleigh News & Observer
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp and his wife are quarantining after being exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19.

10/30/2020 4:02:00 AM
Houston Chronicle
Homeland Security Investigations special agents have identified the man who tried to smuggle 52 immigrants in a refrigerated trailer. An arrest affidavit filed on Thursday identified him as Joseph ...

10/29/2020 10:57:00 PM
Houston Chronicle
Homeland Security Investigations special agents have identified the man who tried to smuggle 52 immigrants in a refrigerated trailer. An arrest affidavit filed on Thursday identified him as Joseph ...

10/29/2020 8:27:00 PM
WTVM
After a tragic fire in LaGrange claimed the lives on two children and left their mother in critical condition, people in the area rallied together to raise more than $8,000 for the family.

10/29/2020 4:21:00 PM
Engineering News-Record
A 2018 failure at South Cobb’s Wastewater Reclamation Facility influent lift station caused a backup of its combined sewer overflow system that spilled sewage into the Chattahoochee River.

10/29/2020 3:22:00 PM
Wall Street Journal
Tourists are flocking to unlikely areas with the magic formula—a short drive from large metro areas with a lot of outdoor activities. The town of Helen, Ga., turns into a holiday hot spot, with Hansel ...

10/28/2020 4:13:00 PM
FOX 5 Atlanta
One person is in custody and three people are at-large in connection to a shooting on the Clayton State University campus this past weekend.

10/28/2020 2:31:00 PM
WMAZ
LAGRANGE, Ga. — Two children died Wednesday following a fire at a mobile home in LaGrange, police said, and their mother is in critical condition. A 911 call was made around 4 a.m. to the Cherry ...

10/28/2020 1:07:00 PM
Gwinnett Daily Post
Gwinnett County is under a tropical storm warning with the remnants of Hurricane Zeta making their way through north Georgia early Thursday morning.

10/28/2020 10:50:00 AM
CBS Atlanta
LAGRANGE, Ga. (AP) — Two children died in an early morning fire Wednesday at a mobile home in Georgia's Troup County. Authorities said the fire broke out about 4 a.m. and when firefighters arrived at ...

10/28/2020 9:17:05 AM
Associated Press on MSN.com
Two children died in an early morning fire Wednesday at a mobile home in Georgia's Troup County. Authorities said the fire broke out about 4 a.m. and when ...

10/28/2020 8:38:51 AM
Columbus (GA) WTVM on MSN.com
LAGRANGE, Ga. (WTVM) - A fire at a LaGrange mobile home overnight has claimed the lives of two children and left their mother hospitalized. LaGrange police and fire units responded to the fire in the ...

10/28/2020 8:10:00 AM
11Alive
LAGRANGE, Ga. — Two children died Wednesday following a fire at a mobile home in LaGrange, police said, and their mother is in critical condition. A 911 call was made around 4 a.m. to the Cherry ...

10/28/2020 7:03:00 AM
WRBL
An eight and 12 year old have both died in an early morning house fire in LaGrange. The fire started around 3:40 a.m. Jason Holmes says his wife Lynette bravely went ...

10/27/2020 10:40:00 PM
National Catholic Register
Archbishop Aymond held a day of prayer, fasting and atonement on Friday, Oct. 23 and encouraged the Catholic faithful to participate, especially those feeling wounded.

10/27/2020 4:22:00 PM
KTVU
LAGRANGE, Ga. - Caretakers at a skilled nursing facility in Georgia have been using the power of music and dance to help their residents shake-off the pandemic blues. Every Friday, staff members get ...

10/26/2020 9:52:00 PM
WWLTV
ST. TAMMANY PARISH, La. — A long-time Slidell priest accused of molesting an underage boy between five and seven years ago has been extradited from Georgia to the St. Tammany Parish jail. Patrick ...

10/26/2020 5:00:00 PM
LaGrange Daily News
The city of West Point officially has its own venue capable of hosting everything from weddings, receptions, dad and daughter dances, proms, live bands and much more.  On Friday, The Burrow Warehouse ...

10/26/2020 4:32:00 PM
retiring
Volunteer environmentalists are fighting two separate battles to keep pollution out of the Chattahoochee River and South River, the two biggest waterways in metro Atlanta.

10/25/2020 11:37:00 AM
retiring
Weighing in at 110 pounds, 6 ounces, the new record holder for the largest blue catfish ever caught in Georgia measures 58 inches long with a girth of 42 inches. It’s the aquatic version of Georgia’s ...

10/24/2020 9:25:00 AM
LaGrange Daily News
Michael Shane Lanier, 51, of LaGrange, passed away Thursday, Oct. 21, 2020, at Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center.

10/23/2020 5:49:00 PM
USA Today
Tim Trone, of Havana, Fla., caught the 110-pound, 6-ounce catfish Saturday on Georgia’s Chattahoochee River. The catch shattered the state record by more than 17 pounds. The fish measured 58 ...

10/23/2020 4:54:00 PM
Yahoo! News
While Louisiana authorities investigated the case, Wattigny decided to chill at his house in rural West Point, Ga., along the state’s border with Alabama. Cops there arrested him Thursday on a warrant ...

10/23/2020 2:01:00 PM
WRBL
LAGRANGE, Ga (WRBL) – The Troup Sheriff’s Department has arrested 11 people in human and sex trafficking. According to officials, the operation began with identifying advertisement for ...







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