Monthly Archives: August 2016

Local Group Brings Prayer To School

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To say that the youth of today is misguided would be putting it mildly. Things in 2016 are so much more complicated for young people than they use to be. Our Country as a whole seems to have lost its way and that manifests itself in our children. Our streets are full of gangs, cyber bullying is a very real ...

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Supporting The School System, Sustaining Community Relationships

Numbers don’t lie-even when we want them to. According to the National Retail Federation, this year’s average American family will spend roughly $700 sending their children back to school. From backpacks and calculators to lunch boxes and clothes, out-ofpocket money adds up fast. But, have no fear! Troup County has hosted countless charity drives and events to ensure that each ...

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Man Accused Of Holding Grandparents Hostage

LaGrange Police are investigating a domestic incident where an adult male allegedly held his own grandparents hostage in their own home. Saturday morning about 11:14 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 100 block of North Cary Street in reference to a domestic dispute. Officers arrived and met with an older male and female, who advised they had been involved in ...

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Quick Thinking Helps Driver Escape Would-Be Robber

A local man managed to escape a robbery attempt mostly unscathed after an unknown subject attacked and attempted to rob him and his young nephew late Thursday night. Thursday night about 10:42 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to Ashton Street near Harwell Avenue in reference to an Attempted Armed Robbery. Police arrived and made contact with the ...

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Pump Your Brakes: School Starts August 10

LaGrange, Ga., August 2, 2016 – As students return to school, the Georgia Department of Education and State School Superintendent Richard Woods are urging motorists to use caution when approaching a school bus and to brush up on the law regarding passing a bus. According to Georgia law, vehicles traveling in BOTH directions must stop when a school bus activates ...

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LaGrange High School’s Class Of ’91 – Still 25 Years Strong

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When distance and time separate you from someone you love, you try your best to stay in touch. Facebook friend requests come in handy, the rare coffee date is planned-it’s the simple things that keep the connection strong. And while La-Grange High School’s Class of ‘91 does indeed keep a Facebook page, they continue to go above and beyond even ...

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Female Trio Attempt To Escape

The Troup County Jail briefly went on lockdown Friday morning after a trio of women was caught attempting to escape the facility. The females got as far as the outside fence when they were spotted by a Sheriff’s Office employee. According to investigators, the inmates were manipulating the outside razor wired fence, apparently attempting to either breach it or find ...

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Radio Co-Op Hosts Community Event To Back The Blue Saturday

The newfound, desperate need for the safety of not only the community, but its protective officers as well, calls for a team effort between people and local law enforcement. Radio Co-Op will host a community-based, family event: Back the Blue for Back to School to connect the local area with its law enforcement. The event will take place Saturday, August ...

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Police Capture Teenage Robbers

In the first of two robberies that don’t seem to have been all that well thought out Thursday night, LaGrange Police have arrested a teenage trio after a failed robbery attempt. The group of teens attempted to rob a pair of men in their yard, but got skittish when the victims threatened to call police. The would-be robbers then fled ...

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Monday August 8th

Health Department Restaurant Inspections Report McDonald’s-West Point Road: 1797 West Point Road, LaGrange, GA 30240. Current Score 92. Previous Score 91. Health Inspector Comments: Observed employee with no hair restraint (New Violation), water leak in the filters (New Violation), Observed live flies in kitchen (New Violation), and all food up front and out of temp was removed to the dumpster, ...

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