Monthly Archives: May 2017

Memorial Day Service

Everyone is invited to attend the Memorial Day Service that will conduct by members of the West Georgia Veterans Council at 11:00 AM on Monday, May 29, 2017. The service this year will be held at Shadowlawn Cemetery, in the 100 block of New Franklin Rd., LaGrange, GA. Our speaker this year will be Lt Col. Ruben A. Martinez, USMC, ...

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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. • Monday morning about 10:15 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Jenkins Street at Brownwood Avenue in reference to a stolen vehicle. Police arrived and made contact with the complainant, who stated someone called him ...

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Diverse Power Foundation Awards 28 Scholarships


(LaGrange, Ga.) The Diverse Power Foundation recently presented scholarships to 28 students within the service territory of Diverse Power Incorporated. Selection of Diverse Power Foundation scholarship winners is based on grades, SAT scores, extracurricular activities, personal character, civic responsibility, and financial need. The winning students each received a $2,000 scholarship to the technical institute, junior, or four year college of ...

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LaGrange College Graduates Celebrate Accomplishments and Receive a Challenge to Create Change


The sound of bag pipes and drums this past Saturday, May 20th signified the start of the 2017 processional march and commencement ceremony to celebrate the accomplishments of LaGrange College students who have earned their degrees and are embarking on a new future. President McAlexander welcomed all in attendance, acknowledged the importance of the faculty and families and challenged the ...

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Victim Shot After Coming Home to Discover Burglars

LaGrange Police are investigating a Burglary gone wrong that ended up with one of the victim’s being shot. Late Wednesday night about 12:14 a.m., LaGrange Police received reports of a subject shot in the HIghland Village Apartment Complex on Bridgewood Drive. Officers arrived and found the male victim with apparent gunshot wounds to his calf and arm, so officers attempted ...

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City Holds Work Session on Tentative Budget


  All of these below discussed items are subject to change before the budget is finalized. These numbers and figures are not final. It’s finally that time of year again where the City, the County, and the School Board all sit down and begin preparing their budgets for the next fiscal year. With the County and the School Board both ...

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School Board Honors Students, Staff, and Community at Board Meeting


Student recognitions were the first things that were handled at that night’s school board meeting on Thursday, May 18th. The following students from THINC College & Career Academy SkillsUSA students came forward first: Jery Chadwick, Terence Ashton, Devin Joyce, Shay Griffin, Noah Saxon, Alex Holloway, Savanna Scott, GraceIngram,JeffreyStephens, Riley Morgan, Tyler Barth, Connor Ferrante and Advisor, Mr. Joe Sumner. These ...

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