Monthly Archives: October 2016

Commissioners Decide Finality On Pay Study Review And Honors Employees

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The County Commissioners were once again back to handling their regularly scheduled meeting on the morning of Tuesday, October 18. There was a lot on the plate of the commissioners at the meeting that morning, including the quarter service awards for County employees. After the pledge and the invocation from Commissioner Buck Davis, the meeting was underway. The first item ...

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Businessmen And Businesswomen, It’s Dialogue Not Data

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He’s the guy who can make all of the cool sounds with his mouth, the one who can’t stand still while giving a presentation. He’s the writer, the sound man, the music man – the man who can do it all. His renowned work is no stranger to famous Disney and Nickelodeon cartoons like Doug, countless film scripts like Who ...

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Bike And Jeep Ride Hosted For Kim Murphy

The Whitleys and the Murphys

One thing you can say for certain about the community of LaGrange and Troup County is that when bad things happen to one of us, we all pitch in and do our best to make sure that we take care of one another. This simple fact is proven time and time again by the tremendous outpouring from the people that ...

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Several Yard Signs Stolen From GOP Supporters

The political season is coming to a thunderous conclusion in early November, but until then, things are still out of sorts and some people are going to continue causing problems for their opposition. Sign stealing is no new problem and has been around for quite a while, but a recent new string of stealing has popped up as the Presidential ...

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Citizens Police Academy Week 6: Response To Aggression Awareness

The Citizen’s Police Class hosted by LPD has past the halfway point this week as they delved into the realm of Response to Aggression Awareness. This deals with how law enforcement officials have to judge and approach each and every situation and what decisions they have to make, often within seconds of coming up on the scene. It is a ...

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Man Shot Four Times On Main Street

Police are investigating an incident where a local man was shot four times in Downtown LaGrange. The victim is lucky to be alive after being taken to the Emergency Room by a helpful passerby. Early Tuesday morning about 4:41 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department were at the West Georgia Medical Center involving another incident, when a man ran ...

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Friday October 21st

Community Calendar •October18-22:PumpkinPatch& Share-a-Thon@WOAK90.9 FM Oct. 18-22. Pumpkins can be purchased, or used for photographs. Details: Thursday & Friday – Bounce House for the kids. Saturday – horse rides and free food from 10-1 to celebrate the finale of Share-a-thon. Pumpkin pie contest judged at 11 am. Entrance is free. WOAK 90.9 FM is located at 1921 Hamilton Road, across ...

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Friday October 21st

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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 night, just after midnight, LaGrange Police responded to the Stay Lodge motel on Whitesville Street in reference to reports of a subject having a heart attack. Police arrived and ...

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Kora’s Care For St. Jude’s Mission

Meet the girl with the vision, Kora Schroeder. She loves horses, reading, and helping others in need

Kora’s Care For St. Jude’s Mission It’s so easy to see a St. Jude’s commercial and continue scrolling through the channels. Few people take the time to dial the 1-(800) number, and even fewer people find resourceful ways to help. However, time constraints and innovative barriers couldn’t stop Kora Schroeder from using her creativity and compassion to help the children ...

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