Monthly Archives: March 2017

Felon Found With Gun And Cocaine

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A local felon is likely headed back to prison after being unable to transition into a crime free life. The felon only had a few months out on parole before he was allegedly found with a gun and drugs. Monday night about 8:42 p.m., Narcotics Investigators with the LaGrange Police Department began an investigation into a known felon near the ...

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Market On Jefferson Spring Opening

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DASH for LaGrange is thrilled to announce that the Market on Jefferson, 625 Jefferson Street, opens their doors this weekend to the community starting at 9:30 am. An unseasonably warmer and wetter winter is increasing local farmer’s harvests, and customers will delight in the wide selection of veggies. Gene Thornton from Sneaky Crow Farm states that he will have kale, ...

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Martin Is Motivated, Devoted; She Is An Aquatic Ball Of Energy

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Thank goodness for Izzy Martin. She is a swimmer of substance and speed for the Troup County Sharks. Martin has been a Shark for a total of four seasons now. There is no mistaking her either. Martin is always wearing her orange swimming cap at the Shark practices. The 11-year-old ball of energy is a racer and a competitor. She ...

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Hart Relishes Family Atmosphere With Troup County Sharks

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It’s not all about swimming for the Troup County Sharks. The swimmers on this team are always a part of something bigger, and that is what appeals to Belinda Hart. The 14 year old joined the LaGrange team last summer, and she has not regretted it for one day or one swimming practice. “We’re a family. People come out to ...

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Local Student Wins Optimist Club Oratorical Contest

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LaGrange, Georgia-Annie Pauley, an eighth grader at Gardner Newman Middle School, recently won the Optimist Club of LaGrange’s oratorical contest based on a theme of “What the World Gains from Optimism.” Pauley was awarded 1st Place for the honor. In addition, Pauley will be sent to the zone level where she will compete against winners from other Optimist Clubs in ...

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Sea Cadets: Test Your Limits

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Established in 1962 and supported by the Department of the Navy and the Navy League of the United States, the U.S. Sea Cadet Program offers youth between the ages of 10 and 17 an opportunity to explore a potential career in all branches of the U.S. Armed Services through 160 annual drill hours and a variety of trainings that include: ...

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Friday, March 3rd

Community Calendar • March 3rd, 4th, & 5th: The Azalea Storytelling Festival come to LaGrange College Callaway Auditorium March 3,4, 5, 2017. You can catch a preview and hear one of the worlds best storytellers, Donald Davis, at LaGrange First United Methodist Church, 401 Broad Street at noon on March 2, 2017. Better make your reservations early by calling 706-884-4635. • ...

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Friday, March 3rd

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 7:56 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Great Wolf construction site on Tom Hall Parkway in reference to a theft. Officers arrived and made contact with the ...

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