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  1. Crossovers face off in an SUV clash of the titansRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Consumer Reports

    For our July 2015 issue of Consumer Reports magazine , we wanted to put four examples of a traditionally American vehicle through our tests. And what is more American than a big, people-hauling, gear-piling sport-utility vehicle? Especially if it's made in the U.S.A. So why are a South Korean Kia and a Japanese Nissan part of the competition? Because they are assembled in West Point, Ga.; and Canton, Miss.; respectively.


  2. Not much difference between Michigan and AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Clare County Review

    ... plant. Where I live in Alabama, Kia is the largest source of revenue. They're gigantic, and I do mean humungous, West Point, Georgia plant provides employment for tens of thousands in the area where I live. Patriotism runs rampant in both areas. ...


  3. 2016 Kia Sorento SX-L Awd Review by Carey Russ +VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Auto Channel

    ... model year 2011. Also at that time, production was changed from Kia's home in South Korea to a new facility in West Point, GA, all the better for the most important US marketplace. The third generation Sorento made its debut earlier this year. While ...


  4. Church bulletinRead the original story

    Wednesday | LaGrange Daily News

    ... Paul AME Church , 301 Poplar St. in Hogansville, 7 p.m. Tuesday. Eagle's Nest Cathedral , 1306 E. 10th St. in West Point, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Louise United Methodist Church, 1189 Hines Road, and Valley Grove Missionary Baptist ...


  5. Designer puts final touches on new apartmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... finishing the design and decoration of the management office at DASH of LaGrange's Forest Mill Apartments in West Point. Emily McGiboney, an interior designer, works with affordable housing communities across the Southeast. She is currently ...


  6. Columnist: LaGrange unity march was definitely a step in the right directionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... of black people of all ages from 1882 to 1968. Dr. W.T. Edmondson, pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church in West Point and local City Councilman, understands the problems facing our nation's future and states that our "children need major, positive ...


  7. Wheeling Man's Warnings About Vietnam IgnoredRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | The Intelligencer

    On this Memorial Day, let me share a true revelation about that totally unnecessary and disastrous fiasco in Vietnam and a man who called it correctly. I call it a fiasco because most informed people now realize at last that the perpetrators, lying to the public about the Gulf of Tonkin incident, knew that we could and would never win that war.


  8. Investigator: Kia shooting suspect had mental health history, reported bullyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... Magistrate Court. Raines is accused of shooting a co-worker in the leg April 21 at the Kia assembly plant in West Point. Gabriel Raines, 38, looks over his shoulder toward his family during a probable cause hearing Thursday in Troup County ...


  9. LaGrange seniors awarded band scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... the past three years. Fellow band member Nashanthea Roland will also be performing with her Granger classmate in West Point-based Point University's band. Roland received the Gates Millennium Scholarship, as well as a partial scholarship to play in ...


  10. West Point police investigating man's death as homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | LaGrange Daily News

    The West Point Police Department and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are searching for suspects in the killing of a West Point man.


  11. West Point PD begin investigation into man's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | WTVM

    The West Point Police Department said in a press release on Tuesday that they are in the beginning stages of an investigation into a man's death. On May 9 around noon ET, officers responded to the 900 block of East 8th Street in regards to a call of an unresponsive male that had been located inside of a residence.


  12. Troup County Grand Jury indicts alleged shooter, othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... criminal attempt to purchase marijuana. He was arrested April 3 in LaGrange. Jon'Marquarious K. Jackson, 22, of West Point, on one count each of battery and aggravated assault. He allegedly struck a victim with his fist and pointed a firearm at a ...


  13. West Point considers splash parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... remaining from one of the buildings that was demolished in order to construct a new downtown river park. The West Point City Council will vote on the location of its new splash park location at Monday's City Council meeting. Council members ...


  14. Alabama leads the country in a surprising category: Friday's Wake Up CallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Alabama Live

    ... are sharing in a $1 million Powerball lottery ticket, WSFA reported. The ticket was bought at a gas station in West Point, Georgia. In 2013, an hour meeting with Apple CEO Tim Cook was sold at auction for $610,000. This year, the same lunch cost a ...


  15. Gov. signs 'Kia Bill'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | LaGrange Daily News

    Gov. Nathan Deal signs the Georgia Business Act - the so-called 'Kia Bill' - at the Kia Motors training facility in West Point on Wednesday.


  16. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Georgia Governor Nathan Deal stopped in West Point on Wednesday, signing the "Georgia Business Act" into law at the KIA training facility. With this law, state agencies will be able to buy cars made in Georgia, like Kia, instead of going through the competitive bidding process.


  17. Hogansville prepares to purchase tactical weapons for policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... former police chief was in support of this purchase," said Stankiewicz. "I also learned that both Grantville and West Point have these types of weapons available for their police forces, and we are about the same size as those cities." The item was ...


  18. Retired plumber lines up $306K windfall in West PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | WTVM

    ... on April 30, winning the $306,793 jackpot prize. Johnson selected his own lucky numbers, purchasing his ticket at West Point Shell, 1860 Ga. Highway 18 in West Point. Winning numbers from the April 30 Fantasy 5 drawing were: 1-4-7-14-19. A ...


  19. 11 Montgomery area residents share $1M win in Ga. lotteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | WALB-TV Albany

    Eleven residents from the Montgomery area will share in the winnings of a $1 million Powerball lottery ticket, confirms the Georgia Lottery Corp. The winning Powerball Quik Pik ticket was bought at a gas station in West Point, Georgia and the first five winning numbers matched the drawing from April 29. The winners were identified as Montgomery residents Warren Johnston, Rosemary Brown, James Gholston, Yvonne McClure, Cynthia Lewis, Raquel Baker, Shellie Bryant, Shannakay Owens, Cynthia Ferguson and Lynetta Holly.


  20. S.C., Georgia reported atop Volvo's list for new car plantRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... create and the potential for thousands more at suppliers - as witnessed by growth around Kia Motors' plant in West Point, Ga., which opened in 2009. As such, they generally fetch lucrative incentive packages often involving land, infrastructure, tax ...


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