Monthly Archives: April 2017

Rotary Honors Judy Boggus And Hosts Housing Authority


The Rotary Club here in LaGrange held their regularly scheduled meeting this past Wednesday, April 19. However, this meeting of the club was anything but regular. On that afternoon, the club would honor one very special woman who has gone above and beyond with her work in the community. In addition, the club hosted Zsa Zsa Heard from the LaGrange ...

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Pair Arrested For Arson


LaGrange Police have arrested a male and female for Arson after they allegedly set a car on fire on Colquitt Street late Friday night. Early Saturday morning about 2:31 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department and LaGrange Fire Department firefighters responded to Colquitt Street in reference to reports of a vehicle fire near a residence. LaGrange Fire personnel arrived ...

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Four Accused Of Commercial Theft Incidents


Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested several suspects believed to be involved in a pair of commercial burglaries over the weekend. On Friday April 14, Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators were notified of a commercial burglary at an undisclosed commercial location on Lukken Industrial Drive and several storage units had been entered at a separate location on West Point Road. Deputies ...

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Juvenile Caught With Stolen Gun And Marijuana

LaGrange Police have arrested a 15-year-old teen after he was found with pistol hidden in his underwear. Early Saturday morning about 2:24 a.m., officers with LaGrange Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a Nissan Altima for a minor traffic violation. While explaining the reason for the stop to the driver, officer observed an odor of marijuana coming from the ...

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Principle Construction Opens New Facility With Ribbon Cutting


New businesses are popping up all over LaGrange and Troup County, with many more coming quickly as new developments are spreading around like wildfire. These businesses range from brand new businesses to established, hometown businesses that are expanding their reach in the community. One such case happened this past Monday afternoon, April 17 as Principle Construction found its new home ...

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Sons Of Lafayette Male Voice Choir To Host Spring Concert


The Sons of Lafayette Male Voice Choir will host their 2017 Spring Concert this upcoming Saturday, April 22. The concert will take place at Callaway Auditorium at 4 pm that afternoon. Tickets are $15. This Spring Concert will be electric, with the theme this year being “Bach to Broadway.” Organized in 2001 by Loren Pinkerman, the Sons of LaFayette Male ...

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Armed Robbery Parolee Back In Jail


A local felony parolee is back behind bars after violating the terms of his parole release for an Armed Robbery conviction. Tuesday morning, LaGrange Police met with Troup County Parole officers on Peachtree Street in reference to a wanted suspect. Authorities arrived and arrested Deronich Deon Grissom Jr. who was wanted for a parole violation warrant on an original charge ...

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Baylor Transfer, Stidham, Could Be The X Factor For Malzahn, Auburn

Like everybody else in college football, Auburn is desperately looking for a difference maker at the quarterback position. Championships are not won without steady quarterback play, not in the SEC or on the national stage. Auburn lacked consistent quarterback play last season, and they do not want a repeat performance next fall. The War Eagles and coach Gus Malzahn want ...

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Phillips Is Getting A Kick Out Of Competitive Swimming


In the wet and intense world of competitive swimming, Jon Alan Phillips is a relative newcomer. Phillips took up the sport less than a year ago. He is still learning, striving and building his endurance. Phillips, the late bloomer, considers himself average. But he isn’t likely going to stay that way for long. Right after his sophomore season at Troup ...

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