Monthly Archives: February 2016

LaGrange College Open House For Renovated West Side Magnet School

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On the afternoon of Thursday, February 25, LaGrange College hosted an open house for a building that will house two of their departments. The nursing program and the music program at LaGrange College have found its home inside of the old West Side Magnet School building at 301 Forest Avenue. The building has been beautifully renovated and features state of ...

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Deputies Recover Stolen Truck

Thursday, Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a residence on Jim Perry Road in rural County in reference to a suspicious abandoned vehicle on the property. During the subsequent investigation, Sheriff’s Deputies learned from running the vehicle’s VIN that the 1985 Toyota pickup truck had been reported stolen out of Roanoke, Alabama. Investigators later notified Detectives at Roanoke Police Department. ...

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Police Searching For Shooting Suspects

LaGrange Police are looking for suspect(s) who filled a local residence with holes Thursday night, nearly killing a man. Thursday night about 8 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded to the 400 block of Union Street in reference to reports of shots fired into an occupied residence. Officers arrived and spoke to the 47-year-old victim, who advised he ...

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West Point Celebrates Black History

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The City of West Point held its Ninth Annual Black History Month Celebration Tuesday night at the West Point Gymnasium. The attendance was somewhat muted due to torrential rain that night, but it didn’t stop those in attendances from celebrating the African Americans that made our country what it is today. Since 1976, every U.S. President has officially declared the ...

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Update: Two Killed In I-85 Crash

Officials have confirmed a second subject was killed in the deadly crash that closed down Interstate 85 southbound just north of LaGrange Monday morning. Both the driver and passenger in the white Subaru SUV were killed after they collided head on with another silver SUV. State Troopers say the couple was traveling northbound in the Subaru when they ran into ...

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NAACP Public Hearing Regarding Probation Fees

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There is an issue here in our town. As one of the greatest little cities on Earth, it is important to keep an open discourse about issues that are going on all around us and to be able to discuss them candidly. On Thursday, February 25, there was a public meeting of the NAACP held here in LaGrange at the ...

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Monday February 29th

Community Calendar • February 29th: A Church Security Seminar, sponsored by the Troup County Sheriff’s Office and Faith Baith Church, will be held Monday starting at 6:30 pm at Faith Baptist Church, 552 Hammett Road, LaGrange, GA 30241. If you are interested in the seminar, please try and have at least two church members attend. Some of the topics for ...

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Inside-Out BLTs

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From Our Table To Yours Recipe for Inside-Out BLTs Few sandwiches are more widely enjoyed than BLTs. When hosting parties, hosts often look for foods that will appeal to their guests, which makes BLTs a great appetizer option. Those hosts who want to take a chance on a less traditional ‘BLT’ might want to consider the following recipe for ‘Inside-Out ...

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Monday February 29th

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Police & Sheriff’s Reports The individuals listed have been cited/arrested/charged in Troup County. However, this is not an admission of guilt. All parties are considered innocent until proved guilty. • Early Friday morning about 12:46 a.m., LaGrange Police began to investigate a suspicious vehicle parked in the rear of Harris Baseball Complex on Ragland Street. Police made contact with a ...

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Hale Takes His Shot With Young Harris College

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He is no longer just another player. Matthew Hale is a college soccer signee. Hale signed all the appropriate papers on Tuesday afternoon, thus making him a future member of the men’s team at Young Harris College. Hale will likely be a midfielder in the NCAA Division II soccer program, just as he has been with the Troup High Tigers ...

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