Monthly Archives: April 2016

Tractor Trailer Overturns At I-85 Onramp

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The onramp to Interstate 85 southbound on Lafayette Parkway in LaGrange was briefly shut down Tuesday afternoon when a tractor trailer carrying a load of manufactured furniture overturned. The 18-wheeler turned on its side after making a left turn onto the onramp from the parkway. No other vehicles were involved with the accident. The driver advised a rear wheel blew ...

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WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Invites Participation In Its 2016 Community Health Needs Survey

LAGRANGE, Ga. (April 25, 2016) – WellStar West Georgia Medical Center leaders invite participation in an electronic Community Health Needs survey that is being used to gather feedback on needed health services and/or barriers to accessing health care services in West Georgia. This online survey is part of the research process for WGMC’s 2016 Community Health Needs Assessment, which to ...

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THINC Academy And LaGrange Housing Authority Top City Council Work Session

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Tuesday, April 26 saw another regularly scheduled meeting of the Mayor and the LaGrange City Council to discuss all of the various business and opportunities that are being presented to our wonderful city. The morning’s work session was particularly exciting as they council held their meeting at a special location, THINC Academy here in town. After their opening few minutes ...

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Update – Second Burglary Suspect Caught

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Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators have arrested a pair of Troup County men for their alleged involvement in a burglary occurring at an undisclosed residence in Troup County. Sheriff’s Investigators first arrested Dalton Morris Arrington Jr., of LaGrange, after he and another subject allegedly took property from a rural Troup County home. Officials advised a second suspect, Michael Kevin Bohnsack, is ...

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Seventh Annual Sheriff’s Office Car Show Set For May 7

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Sheriff’s Deputies are now taking pre-registration for their seventh annual car show which will be held next Saturday, May 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pyne Road Park, located at 4481 Roanoke Road in LaGrange. The funds from the charity car show once again go to benefit the Georgia Sheriff’s Association’s Youth Home, Camp Pineland. This marks the ...

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Del’Avant Hosts LaGrange Candidate Forum

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The candidates for Troup County Tax Commissioner, Troup County Commission, and the Troup County School Board participated in a political forum Tuesday night at Del’Avant in Downtown La-Grange. The forum was the second of such events cosponsored by the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce and the local Republican and Democratic Parties. The standing room only event packed Del’Avant with local ...

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Commissioners Enter Annual Budget Work Session

The second half of the Commissioners budget report continues the coverage of all the department heads needs and desires for the upcoming budget in the next physical year. If you missed part one, please stop by a grab a copy of the Wednesday, April 27 edition of Troup County News or check out our website at troupcountynews.net. The only real ...

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City Council Honors Officer & Citizen For Heroic Act

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On the night Tuesday, April 26, the LaGrange City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting and discussed their current business. There were several items on the agenda for this evening, including a 25 year recognition of a loyal officer, Unricky Parks. Unricky began his career with the LaGrange Police Department in March of 1991, graduating from the Police Academy on ...

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Friday April 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. • Tuesday afternoon about 4:08 p.m. LaGrange Police were patrolling the 1400 block of Park Avenue when officers observed what appeared to be a dog chained to the side of the ...

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Friday April 29th

Community Calendar • April 30th: LaGrange Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., presents 2016 Skate-a-roma (Stay Active Fight Against Childhood Obesity on Saturday from 3 – 5 pm at the Turnaround Skating Rink, 3028 West Point Road. Present ticket for free admission to first 50 kids. After first 50 price is $4. Please wear red or white shirt. ...

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