Monthly Archives: April 2016

Sorry About The Theft, Can I Have My Weed Back Now, Officer?

Jasmine Carter

LaGrange Police arrested a pair of women on misdemeanor theft charges, but one of the women was later found to have some drugs and an odd interpretation of the law. Wednesday afternoon about 12:22 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Walmart on New Franklin Road in reference to reports of Shoplifting in progress. Police arrived and ...

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Monday May 2nd – OBITS (6)

Grace Irene Powell Grace Irene Powell, age 92, of Lakeland, FL formerly of Woodbury, GA died Monday, April 25, 2016 at the Consulate Health Care at Lake Parker. Funeral services for Mrs. Powell was at 11:00 am Saturday, April 30, 2016 at the Chapel of Cox Funeral Home, Manchester with burial in the Meriwether Memory Gardens. The family received friends one ...

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Man Escapes Horrible Accident Uninjured


A local man miraculously escaped a collision where his vehicle was struck from behind and spun out into a ditch, nearly turning over Wednesday afternoon. The man advised he was struck while attempting to turn right from the right lane while traveling north on West Point Road south of Pegasus Parkway. As he was turning right in his tan Chevrolet ...

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Third Graders Become Sheriff For A Day

Sheriff's For The Day

Tuesday morning, Sheriff James Woodruff and the Troup County Sheriff’s Office once again hosted third grade students from each of local elementary schools for their Sheriff’s For a Day program. The day is the conclusion of this year’s Junior Deputy Program that was taught in each elementary school. The event is ran by program coordinator, Sergeant Stewart Smith, who visits ...

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Point On: Herrera Is Thrilled With NAIA Soccer Scholarship


When Troup High senior midfielder Juan Herrera signed a soccer scholarship with Point University on Wednesday afternoon it was a game-changer for sure. “Without this scholarship I wouldn’t be going to college. I was planning to go into the military, but I had a friend who got in touch with the coach (at Point). He liked the way I played, ...

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Grangers Take Their No. 9 State Ranking To Union Grove

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They don’t lack talent, confidence or players. Third baseman Willis Kemp and the Grangers have a No. 9 state ranking this week in Class AAAAA. LaGrange High also has a date with destiny today in the State Baseball Tournament. The Grangers will open the postseason with a doubleheader at Union Grove this afternoon at 4:30. Kemp and the Grangers have ...

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Hubbard, Cavaliers Are Positive They Belong In State Tournament

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Dusty Hubbard knows what his team is up against, and he is going to take his boys to the Class AAA State Baseball Tournament anyway. The Cavaliers will open up the state playoffs with a doubleheader today against the Hart County Bulldogs in Hartwell. Game one will get underway at 5p.m., and the 11th-ranked Cavaliers look forward to the first ...

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