Monthly Archives: February 2017

Police Searching For Man Accused Of Mugging Man And Young Child

LaGrange Police have issued arrest warrants for a man accused of robbing a man and his young daughter at gunpoint. Saturday morning about 11:15 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 500 block of Revis Street in reference to an Armed Robbery. Police arrived and met with the male victim, who advised he was walking with his ...

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Troup County School System Teacher Of The Year Finalists Announced

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LaGrange, Ga., February 15, 2017 – Troup County School (TCSS) Superintendent Dr. Cole Pugh, surprised three teachers this afternoon during the annual Teacher of the Year Surprise Patrol. During this time, the three Teacher of the Year (TOTY) finalists learned they made it to the next local round of competition. The three division finalists are: Michal Bush: 4th Grade English/Language ...

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Crossman & Company Closes Georgia Center Sale

LAGRANGE, Ga. (February 13, 2017) — Crossman & Company, one of the Southeast’s largest retail leasing, property management and investment sales firms, has negotiated the sale of La-Grange Plaza in LaGrange, Ga. Crossman & Company’s Chief Operating Officer John Zielinski, CCIM and Managing Director Brian Carolan represented the seller, DCTJPS 312 LaGrange GA, LLC of Delaware, in the $12 million ...

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Cab Driver Robbed

LaGrange Police are looking for two unknown suspects accused of robbing a taxi cab driver late Wednesday night. Early Thursday morning, just after midnight, officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 500 block of Milam Street upon reports of a Robbery. Officers arrived and made contact with the victim, who is a local cab driver. The taxi driver ...

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What’s Abuzz For The 2017 Chamber Of Commerce

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Tuesday, February 14 marked a new meeting and a new year for the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce. The Early Bird Breakfast at Del’avant Event Center provided Chamber of Commerce President Page Estes with an opportunity to introduce new staff member positions. Brittany Simmons was named Visitor Center Manager, and Dave Marler moved to Vice President of Marketing and Tourism. ...

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Chief Of Public Safety Gives 2016 Annual Report

Chief of Public Safety Louis M. Dekmar stood before the LaGrange City Council on Tuesday, February 14 to deliver both the La-Grange Fire Department and the LaGrange Police Department’s 2016 Annual Report. With 60 personnel and four stations throughout the city, the LaGrange Fire Department is among the top two percent of the fire departments in all of Georgia, and ...

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Pit-Bulls Seized In Apparent Dog Fighting Ring

Troup County Marshal have issued arrest warrants for a Grantville man accused of operating a dog fighting operation out of two locations just outside of Hogansville. In early February, the LaGrange Animal Shelter received an anonymous tip about a possible dog fighting ring operating in rural Troup County. The tipster advised Animal Control Officers that Travis Cameron kept animals used ...

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STAR Student And Teacher Banquet Hosted By LaGrange Rotary Club

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The LaGrange Chapter of the Rotary Club has sponsored the STAR Student and Teacher Banquet for 58 years now, making this the longest sponsorship of any other Rotary Chapter in the state of Georgia. LaGrange Rotary prizes education and enjoys recognizing the academic achievements of local students who are influenced by outstanding teachers. A STAR Student is chosen from each ...

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Friday February 17th

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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. • Monday morning about 7:45 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 100 block of Tom Hall Parkway in reference to a Burglary. Officers arrived and made contact with the complainant, who ...

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Friday February 17th

Community Calendar • February 17th at 3:00 PM: Tech Explorers: Circuits Tweens will explore technology each month in this special program for 9-12 year olds. Registration is required. This month we will explore circuits! Registration is required. Hogansville Public Library 310 Johnson St., Hogansville, GA, 30230 • February 18th: Come Dance with Us at the Active Life, 140 Ragland Street, ...

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