Monthly Archives: December 2016

Seals Is On A Wrestling Mission; He’s Shooting For A State Title


Every hour invested in the wrestling room at Troup High School improves Chase Seals’0 chances of reaching his ultimate goal. “I want to win state,” said Seals, the Tigers 138-pound junior wrestler. Seals is talking about a team title and an individual state championship. It has been 15 years since Troup last won a team title at state. As for ...

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Scott Rattles Home 22 Points; Lady Warriors Bash Brookstone


Nobody can take care of business quite like the Lady Warriors. They dove in, head first, for some weekend basketball, winning their fifth game of the year with a 42-33 triumph against Columbus Brookstone on Saturday afternoon at LaGrange Academy. Santa Claus would have been proud. Alexus Scott certainly was. The Lady Warrior senior forward went on a scoring binge ...

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Convenience Center Holiday Hours

Due to the holidays the Convenience Center hours will be as follows: All Troup County Convenience Centers will be closed in observance of the Christmas Holiday on Sunday, December 25, 2016. As a courtesy to Troup County citizens all Convenience Centers will be open on Monday, December 26, 2016 to help with the overflow of trash. The hours of operation ...

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Man Caught Breaking Into Bank ATM In Strange Incident


LaGrange Police have arrested a man who was caught red-handed attempting to break into a bank ATM, but the incident only became stranger from there. About 1:17 a.m. Friday morning, officers with the LaGrange Police Department to the Charter Bank on Church Street in reference to an alarm going off on the bank’s exterior ATM. Police arrived and discovered a ...

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Local Man Charged With Rape


LaGrange Police have made an arrest stemming from an alleged sexual assault Saturday night. Saturday night about 9:22 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded to the Tall Pines apartment complex on Turner Street in reference to reports of a potential sexual assault. Officers arrived and made contact with the 57-year-old female victim, who advised police that she had ...

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Chamber Hosts End Of The Year Christmas Social


Christmas is one of the most wonderful times of the year, full of remembrance and thankfulness. It is a time for the collective world to slow down for a few moments and take stock of what the past year has brought. That is exactly what happened this past Thursday night, December 15 when the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce hosted ...

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Hills And Dales Hosts Children For Holiday Fun


Traditions play a huge part in our lives, especially around this time of the year. We all have our routines and a set of guidelines that we follow this time of the year and over time, we share them with our children, our children’s children, and so on. One such tradition that has continued throughout the years now is a ...

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Shots Fired Into Crowd At Granger Park

LaGrange Police are investigating an incident where multiple gunshots were fired into a crowd of people at Granger Park Friday night. Friday night about 10:04 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded the upper parking lot of Granger Park on North Greenwood Street near Hunnicutt Place upon reports of multiple gunshots fired into a crowd of young people gathered ...

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Two Charged With Murder In Drive-By Shooting


Authorities have made two arrests in the drive-by shooting incident that killed a man Saturday night in La-Grange. Late Saturday night just before 11 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department along with paramedics rushed to the 200 block of Newnan Street near Cary Street in reference to reports of a subject who had been shot. Officers quickly arrived and ...

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