Monthly Archives: September 2016

Citizen’s Police Academy Part One: The Overview

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Note: The Citizen’s Police Academy will be a 10 week series running through November. As such, Troup County News will be writing for all 10 weeks and providing an insight into what the program is and all of the tasks associated with the lives of law enforcement officers. This piece will be informative and reflective on the law and everyone ...

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Woman Attacks Repo-Woman In Attempt To Keep Her Car

LaGrange Police are investigating an incident where a woman allegedly attacked another woman for attempting to repossess her car. The incident allegedly occurred late Tuesday night. Police were called to the Ridgefield Circle at about 10:52 p.m. in reference to the dispute. Police arrived and made contact with the complainant, who stated he and his wife work for Wilder Recovery ...

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Kingdom Community Invites Everyone To Their 2nd Annual 9/11 Prayer Event

It’s breaking online academic headlines and crashing Facebook with reality-check memes: This year’s freshmen will be taught about 9/11 as an event in the United States’ history that happened before they were born – it’s been that long since our country’s core was shaken by outside, terroristic threats. With the passing of time comes the healing of wounds. However, people ...

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“To God Be The Glory” For Ethel W. Kight’s Legacy

The Ethel W. Kight Memorial

She defied the societal norm of her generation. Many African Americans of her time were discouraged and hindered from pursuing higher education, but that didn’t stop the determined Ethel W. Kight from receiving her Bachelor’s Degree from Savannah State College and her Master’s from Atlanta University. By age 23, she was a full-time teacher. In 1939, Ms. Kight began teaching ...

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Friday September 9th

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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. • Saturday afternoon about 3:24 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 100 block of Main Street in reference to reports of Indecent Exposure. Police arrived and spoke with the female complainant, ...

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Friday September 9th

Community Calendar • September 9th: The Active Life Recreation Center is pleased to announce the first Monthly Ballroom Dance, for adults of all ages, to be held the second Friday of each month. The first dance will be on Friday at 8 p.m. in the Wellness Center. Admission is $20 per couple. The Mike Skipper Band will be playing. • ...

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