Monthly Archives: January 2017

Mayor Thornton Visits The Kiwanis Club

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Mayor Jim Thornton presented a very positive review of the past year for the City of LaGrange with a great deal of optimism for the future. He highlighted several aspects of city operations that are attracting new business opportunities, jobs, and that lead to improved lifestyles for the citizens of LaGrange. Pictured with Mayor Thornton is Kiwanis President Steve Cavender. ...

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Be Wary When Buying And Selling Via Apps

A recent robbery serves as a strong reminder to always be wary when buying or selling items via online marketplace services like Craigslist or Letgo. Unfortunately, a Newnan woman took several precautions and still ended up being robbed of the item she was trying to sell in La-Grange this week. The seller brought a friend and set up the sale ...

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Mayor And Council Receive Update On Calumet Village

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LaGrange and Troup County are full of wonderful, interesting, and humble communities and neighborhoods. Our citizens are truly one of a kind and are always looking for ways to better the communities in which they live. Such is the case with Calumet Village near the Parkway. This past Tuesday night, January 24, representatives of Calumet Village came to the City ...

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Deputy Hockett Honored In Special Ceremony

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There are times in life where everything comes to a standstill. It seems as if though the world around you stops spinning and a haze descends upon everything around us. Such was the case this month’s with a terrible, unforgivable crime occurred to one of our own. Deputy Michael Hockett with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office was injured when he ...

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Violent Robbery Suspect Arrested In Atlanta

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Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested the man recently accused of brutally beating and robbing a family member, leaving him for dead. The suspect, Allen Buck Moon, was arrested Wednesday night after Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators uncovered information indicating the wanted suspect’s location in Atlanta. Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators then worked with Atlanta Police and located Moon in a metro ...

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Friday January 27th

Community Calendar • January 27th from 2:00 – 5:00 pm: Bookshop Open: Friends of LaGrange Memorial Library Book Sale. Stop by the bookshop and the lobby of the LaGrange Memorial Library for some great deals on used books! LaGrange Memorial Library 115Alford St, LaGrange, GA, 30240 • January 30th: The LaGrange Police Department will be hosting a public training event ...

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Friday January 27th

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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. • Early Wednesday morning about 1:07 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Circle K fuel station on Roanoke Road in reference to a counterfeit bill. Officers arrived and spoke to a ...

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