Monthly Archives: November 2016

Chamber Hosts Interface At Their Monthly Breakfast


An economy in a growing town such as ours must be robust and ever on the rise. Such is the case with the local business, be it small business or bigger franchises that have made their home here in our community. With all of the growth and business that is occurring in our streets, one must have an interconnected entity ...

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Domestic Violence Suspect Found With Drugs


LaGrange Police have arrested a wanted domestic violence suspect on felony drug charges after he was found to be in possession of what was believed to be methamphetamine during a chance roadside encounter. Tuesday morning about 11:10 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department were in the area of New Franklin Road near Franklin Street when they made contact with ...

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Crafty Lunch Crew Gives Back For America Recycles Day


November 15 celebrates “America Recycles Day”, a national initiative of Keep America Beautiful that encourages people to recycle anything from plastic bottles and unwanted mail to shampoo bottles and mobile devices in order to grow the environmental health of individual communities. At the LaGrange Memorial Library, the Crafty Lunch Crew honored “America Recycles Day” by gathering donated, recyclable plastic bags ...

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Sheriff James Woodruff Thanks Citizens


To the citizens of Troup County, Four years ago, the people of Troup County elected me as their next Sheriff. On Tuesday, November 8, I was humbled that you re-elected me to a second term in this office. Were it not for the outstanding people that work with me at the Troup County Sheriff’s Office, the things that we had ...

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George Harris Elected To Hall Of Fame Dixie Boys Baseball Inc.


George Harris, of La-Grange, Georgia was elected posthumously to the Dixie Boys Baseball Hall of Fame in a ceremony that took place November 15, 2016 in La-Grange, Georgia. Mr. Harris served in numerous roles with the Dixie Boys Baseball, Inc organization. For 21 years, George Harris served as a National Board Member and the Assistant State Director for the Georgia ...

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LaGrange College Names New VP Of Academic Affairs


Dr. Karen Aubrey has been named LaGrange College’s Vice President for Academic Affairs, President Dan McAlexander announced. Currently associate dean in the Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Augusta University, Dr. Aubrey will be replacing Provost David Garrison, who is retiring in February. He will be joining his wife, Donna Barger, in Orlando, Florida, where she serves ...

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Murder Suspect Pleads In Gang Related Shooting


There is a truth that many know and speak of in the community. As great as a place as this is to live, we are not without our issues, just like every other community in America. One of those issues is criminal street gangs. While they are here, there is a positive side to look at instead of immediately focusing ...

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Law Enforcement Agencies Train With Trilogy HSE


Whatever branch of public service you or a loved one might be in, be it law officers, firefighter, EMS, or any other position on that line of work, one thing is certainly key: the ability to protect and save the innocent. While putting bad guys down is imperative, the first concern should always be the safety and well being of ...

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Cab Driver Robbed On Hudson Street

LaGrange Police are looking for a man accused of robbing a local cab driver early Tuesday morning. Tuesday morning about 6:20 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 300 block of Hudson Street in reference to reports of an Armed Robbery. Police arrived and spoke with the adult male victim, who stated he had just been robbed. ...

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Friday November 18th


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 morning about 9:38 a.m., officers took a walk-in report at the LaGrange Police Department in reference to Criminal Damage to Property. Police spoke to the complainant, who advised she ...

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