Monthly Archives: May 2017

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. • Sunday evening about 6:09 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to Vitalis Auto on Whitesville Street in reference to a Non-residential Burglary. Police met with the complainant, who stated that that sometime after 11:30 p.m. the previous ...

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Eagle Release Draws Big Crowd at Pyne Road Park


The bald eagle is perhaps the most majestic and beautiful creatures that has ever taken to the skies. Its elegance and glory knows no ends. That is why in 1782 it was named the national bird for the United States of America. For all of the majesty that the bald eagle brings to the nation at large, every now and ...

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City Hosts First Meeting on Proposed Skateboard Park


The City of LaGrange, for all of the growth it is already experiencing, is continuing to grow in amazing and unexpected ways. Between the industrial expansion, the retail options, the restaurant industry, and everything in-between, perhaps some of the most noticeable growth can be seen in the downtown revitalization. With the Sweetland Amphitheater, the ongoing Courtyard by Marriot, and the ...

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Community Calendar

• May 31st at 10:30AM: Story Time! Children gather weekly at the library to hear stories, sing songs, and make a craft. La-Grange Memorial Library 115 Alford St, LaGrange, GA, 30240. • May 31st at 10:30 AM: Discover! Children gather weekly at the library to hear stories, sing songs, and make a craft. For Children 5 and under. Hogansville Public ...

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Woman Arrested Before Incident Escalates to Arson

LaGrange Police have arrested a mental health patient on several charges after she allegedly poured out gasoline in a local residence, threatening to burn the place down. Late Friday night, just before midnight, officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 900 block of Motley Street in reference to a disturbance involving an unwanted subject. During the incident, officers ...

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Police Investigating Another West Point Shooting

West Point Police are investigating their second shooting in less than a month after male was shot Sunday afternoon in the West Point Housing Authority. Sunday about 4 p.m., officers with the West Point Police Department responded to the 1200 block of East 12th Street upon reports of a another subject being shot. Officers arrived and found the victim, who ...

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Teen Arrested for Passing Forged Opioid Prescription


LaGrange Police have discovered a prescription fraud ring and arrested a Jonesboro teen after a local pharmacist caught the female passing a forged prescription. Sunday afternoon about 4:35 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Walgreens pharmacy on Vernon Street in reference to reports of a forged prescription. Officers arrived and spoke to the pharmacist, who advised ...

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Celebrating Memorial Day in LaGrange


America, the greatest Country in the history of the world, is a land of freedom and opportunities. However, these freedoms and opportunities came at a high cost. Since the birth of this nation in 1776, brave men and women have fought and died across the world in order to preserve the American way. Even still today men and women all ...

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Troup High Graduation


Troup High School said goodbye to its 2017 Graduating Class in a packed and rowdy Callaway Stadium Friday night. The more than 270 graduating seniors were by far the largest high school graduating class in Troup County this year. The seniors celebrated their four years at Troup High School with a victory lap across the stage to receive their well ...

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OBITS- Monday May 26

Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home Mr. Rodney Garrison Mr. Homer Rodney Garrison, 74, of Roanoke, Alabama, passed away Monday, May 22, 2017, at Hospice LaGrange. Mr. Garrison was born January 2, 1943, in Hogansville, son of the late James Homer Garrison and Sybil Sheets Garrison. A 1961 graduate of Hogansville High School, he served in the U.S. Air ...

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