Monthly Archives: April 2017

Friday, April 7th

Community Calendar • April 8th: To conclude the Spring Share-a-Thon for WOAK 90.9 fm, a Spring Fling will be held on Saturday, April 8. Location is parking lot of Oakside Baptist Church – 1921 Hamilton Road, LaGrange GA from 8 am to 1 pm. Garage sale items as well as arts/crafts and food. Several blow up bouncers and slides will ...

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Friday, April 7th – Obits (4)

Robbie R. Robinson Mr. Robbie R. Robinson, age 58, of Hogansville, passed away Friday, March 31, 2017, at Wellstar Kennestone Hospital in Marietta. Robbie was born December 30, 1958, in LaGrange, son of the late Vender and Dorothy Robertson Robinson. A 1977 graduate of Hogansville High School, he earned a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Tennessee at ...

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Four Arrested In Separate Gun Incidents


LaGrange Police have arrested four people in two separate incidents where young men were found carrying concealed firearms. Sunday afternoon, officers with the LaGrange Police responded Wright Street in reference to reports of a subject with a gun. Troup 911 received calls reporting that a group of males were in the area and one of the subjects had a shotgun ...

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GSP And Home Depot Partner Once Again For Car Seat Give Away

Summer is quickly approaching and the weather is getting hot here in La-Grange and Troup County. When those summer months hit, kids will be out of school and parents will be on the roads, once again playing the role of chauffeur with beach trips and road trips abounding. One of the most important things to take care of before the ...

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Six Troup County Elementary School Named Reward Schools


Six Troup County elementary schools were named Reward Schools. The Title I office and Parent Engagement Coordinator, Nicole Kennedy, put their names in gold when she presented each of the principals with Title I Gold Star Awards. These fun awards are given to administrators when they are recognized for great things happening in their schools. Two elementary principals earned a ...

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No Headlights, No License, And DUI Are Dangerous Combination

LaGrange Police have arrested a man on numerous charges after he allegedly took a drunken late night ride through town. Early Sunday morning about 12:41 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department were patrolling on LaFayette Parkway near Union Street when officers observed a vehicle traveling with no headlights or tail lights on. Before officers could even initiate a traffic ...

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Fox Can’t Afford Another 19-15 Season At Georgia Next Year

In the past eight years, coach Mark Fox has built a winning basketball program at the University of Georgia. What the veteran foot stomper hasn’t done is build a good men’s basketball program. There is a difference. Fox has a 145-118 record at UGA since 2009. What the 48-year-old coach hasn’t done is win an SEC championship of any kind, ...

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West Point Lake Is A Fisherman’s Paradise For Dixon, Williams


Two senior citizens, Mitchell Dixon and Frank Williams, are repeat customers when it comes to West Point Lake. Dixon and Williams are best friends and fishing pals. For decades and more weekends than they can remember, Williams and Dixon have been going to West Point Lake. That is where the two friends get their fresh air, their fish and their ...

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