Monthly Archives: September 2016

Dogs Show Some Bark, Chubb Rambles For 222 Yards

It was almost the perfect season-opener for the Georgia Bulldogs. They began the Kirby Smart era at UGA with a come-from-behind 33-24 win over the pesky and talented North Carolina Tar Heels on Saturday night in a sold out Georgia Dome. The Dogs had a chance to choke and didn’t. What Georgia did was finish. The hairy Dogs won the ...

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Grangers Are Looking For Traction, Wins, Teamwork

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As fate would have it, LaGrange High labored on Labor Day. The Grangers practiced for three hours, and they needed to. The barbecue ribs, cole slaw and iced tea would have to wait. The LaGrange High football team is coming off a 51-0 beatdown against the Griffin Bears from last Friday. Therefore LHS needed to revisit its mistakes, learn from ...

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National Literacy Month In September

BUZZ BUZZ and Keep Reading, Debbie Burdette Executive Director Troup County CLCP There are many celebrations and events in September but the Troup County Certified Literate Community Program reminds everyone that September is also National Literacy month. Traditionally the definition of literacy was the ability to read, write and use arithmetic. The modern meaning of the term has expanded to ...

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Interstate 85 And Exit 13 Planned For Beautification And Improvement


Business dealings in and around the County resumed this past Tuesday morning, September 6 as the Troup County Board of Commissioners held another of their regularly scheduled meetings. The County has been abuzz lately with so much new business and activity in the surrounding area and they are once again setting out to bring new ventures to the County and ...

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Pair Arrested In Drug Investigation


Over the weekend, officers with the LaGrange Police Department began a drug, gang, and weapons investigation in an undisclosed area of Hamilton Road. Late Friday night, Monqual Remon Gates and Jerrico Pernell Shells were found to be in possession of narcotics. In addition to suspected Xanax tablets, Gates was found to be in possession of a stolen chrome Jimenex .38 ...

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The Finest Of The Fine Arts At This Year’s Celebrate Summer

Miss Abby Grace Kornek enjoys the hands-on features of Austin Wieland's work

Do you ever find yourself frustrated with technology? Can you appreciate the talent of our local community? Was 2016’s summer a season worth celebrating? If you answered “Yes” to any of these questions, the LaGrange Art Museum’s collaboration with Visual Artists Alliance of LaGrange presented a spectacular showcase just for you. This past Friday, September 2, the LaGrange Art Museum ...

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Elks Lodge Knows How To Cook And Care For All Safety Personnel

Elks Lodge serves Law Enforcement and Safety Personnel on Labor Day

People not only need food, but they want food. They crave food. It’s what people share over conversations at restaurants, it’s what people decorate to say “Happy Birthday” or “Congratulations”, and it’s what draws people together for holidays. Food is key to fellowship— and Elks Lodge understands that. This past Labor Day, Elks Lodge wanted to prepare a special meal ...

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Four Injured In Officer Involved Interstate Crash

An officer with the Hogansville Police Department and three other motorists have been released from the hospital after they were injured during an auto collision on Interstate 85 late Friday night. The accident occurred just before 1:30 a.m. early Saturday morning when a Hogansville Police officer was conducting a traffic stop near mile marker 29 on I-85 northbound. Police say ...

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Drunk Bicyclist Flees From Police, Caught With Meth


LaGrange Police have arrested a man on several charges after he allegedly drunkenly fled from police on a bike and was later caught with methamphetamine. Early Monday morning about 2:23 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police were on bike patrol in the area of South Lewis Street near Byron Hurst Street when another bicyclist was observed stopped in the roadway. ...

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