Monthly Archives: September 2016

One Stop BBQ And Buffet Ribbon Cutting

The owners and staff of One Stop

The LaGrange and Troup County Chamber of Commerce always have reason to rejoice when new business ventures find their way to our community. This becomes especially true when delicious new restaurants and delicious foods are involved. Such is the case with the new One Stop BBQ and Ribbon Cutting that has made its home at 3452 Hogansville Road, right next ...

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100 Young Men Program Takes Place At New Community


The world seems to be in a constant state of turmoil and upheaval. With the news constantly giving us a picture of what can happen in any given community at any given time, there are times where it seems that there is no hope. However, this community is resilient and dedicated to growing our children to be productive members of ...

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Two Arrested After Blood Trail Leads Police To Burglars


Police have arrested a man and woman who allegedly broke into a residence Wednesday afternoon after seeing the residents leave. The two appear to have had a pretty good plan as the female allegedly stayed outside as a lookout, while the male broke into the home. Neither counted on him injuring himself while doing so, which helped police quickly track ...

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Drugs And Gangs: A Reality In LaGrange

Investigator Anderson allows participants to observe marijuana

We watch the news. We read the paper. We hear the stories. We ignore the reality. So goes the cycle of sweeping local crime under the rug. But now that the United States of America has more registered street gang members than military servicemen, it’s time we do a deep cleaning in our community – starting with educating ourselves. Citizens ...

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Kiwanis Host Mike Criddle And Great Wolf Discussion


The Kiwanis Club here in LaGrange is always on the cutting edge of news and important happenings in our local community. They consistently hosts speakers, guests, and many other people that have information regarding the happenings and ask the questions that those in our city need to know. They are also always trying to help give back to the community ...

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Harmony Church Closes Out BBQ But Leaves Lasting Legacy

Harmony Church BBQ

Here in the South, we love our traditions. Football Saturdays, tailgates, and ice cold sweet tea are in our DNA and we strive to maintain these traditions as long as we possibly can. Unfortunately, traditions do end but what is truly important is the legacies that they leave behind. Here in LaGrange and Troup County, one local church, Harmony United ...

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Monday September 26th

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. • Wednesday afternoon about 3:53 p.m., LaGrange Police responded the 600 block of Country Club Road in reference to a theft. Police arrived and made contact with two male subjects, who ...

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Baja Fish Tacos


From Our Table To Yours Baja Fish Tacos Men, women and children of Hispanic descent have many reasons to celebrate. Many Hispanic countries trace their roots back to ancient times. Though not all traditions have withstood the test of time, some have, and that rich sense of culture and connection to Hispanics who lived several centuries ago should be a ...

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Felon Ask Police For A Ride Carrying A Stolen Gun


Police have arrested a convicted felon who was out on parole after he asked officers for a ride and was later found to be in possession of a stolen handgun. Early Thursday morning about 2:02 a.m., LaGrange Police were sitting in the parking lot of Emory Clark Holder Clinic on Smith Street when officers were approached by a male asking ...

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