Monthly Archives: May 2017

Award Winning Writer Janisse Ray To Speak At LaGrange Library


Award-winning writer and environmental activist Janisse Ray will speak Tuesday at LaGrange Memorial Library. Friends of LaGrange Memorial Library will host her 6:30 p.m. keynote talk as part of its annual meeting in the library at 115 Alford Street. Her talk, part of the Author Talk series sponsored by Friends of the Library, is free and open to the public. ...

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West Georgia Composite Squadron Volunteers At 14th Annual “WWII Heritage Days”


Peachtree City, Ga – Members from West Georgia Composite Squadron the LaGrange chapter of Civil Air Patrol volunteered at The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Dixie Wing marking the 75th Anniversaries of the Doolittle Raid throughout the 14th Annual “WWII Heritage Days”, April 22-23, 2017 at Falcon Field in Peachtree City, Ga. To help commemorate these historic events, organizers give the ...

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Georgia Driver Services Prepares for Uptick in License Reinstatements

Income tax season brings an uptick of customers visiting the Department of Driver Services (DDS) to use their tax refunds to reinstate their suspended driving privileges. DDS Commissioner Spencer R. Moore reminds customers of a way to save valuable time – the Agency’s Online License Reinstatement Services available at “Online Reinstatement enables customers to get back on the ...

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Dream Come True: Thompson Signs With South Georgia State


Through the good times, the bad times and the skinned knees, Jennifer Thompson has never stopped believing and working. Thompson, the senior goalkeeper for Troup High School, has played in a Lady Tiger soccer program that has won only three games in the last two years. But somehow Thompson has remained upbeat. She still comes back for more. Thompson’s will ...

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Kiwanis Awards Scholarships To High School Students


The local Kiwanis Club has once again entered the time of the year where they are able to award scholarships to some very worthy students across Troup County. For many years, this has been the staple of the club and has helped many different kids get a jump start on their planning and saving college. This past Thursday afternoon, April ...

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Homegrown Business Atmosphere At Interstate Motors


Rodney Clark and his son, Dustin Clark, are the owners of one of LaGrange’s premier auto dealerships, Interstate Motors. Conveniently located at 218 Commerce Avenue here in LaGrange, this is your one stop shop to find the perfect used car to fit your needs. Dustin sat down with Troup County News to give us the scoop on his business and ...

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Blue Knights Present Check To CASA


The Blue Knights motorcycle club recently presented the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Troup County Inc, with a $2,300 check outside Troup County Juvenile Court. The funds were raised by the local chapter of the Blue Knights motorcycle club during their annual CASA benefit ride on March 25 at the Elks Lodge on South Davis Road. The money will ...

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Monday, May 1st

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 afternoon about 12:51 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Walmart on New Franklin Road in reference to Shoplifting. Police arrived and spoke to the store’s Loss Prevention Officer who ...

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