Monthly Archives: June 2017

Re-Generation Entertain at TLC

The Thursday Lunch Club (TLC) met at noon June 1 in the Fellowship Hall of the LaGrange First United Methodist Church. There were 161 people who enjoyed a delicious meal of Chicken Pot Pie, Steamed Broccoli, Seasoned Carrots, Rolls, and Chocolate Cream Pie for dessert along with coffee, tea or water. The meal was prepared by Rick Free, Director of ...

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Armed Robbery Suspects Quickly Caught by Police


LaGrange Police have arrested three suspected gang members after they allegedly mugged a local man near the Cherry Valley Trailer Park. The incident went down Monday morning about 11 a.m., when officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the area of Horace King Street upon reports of Armed Robbery. Police made contact with the male victim, who advised that ...

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Summer Memories are Made with Sunsets at Sweetland


The view of the lawn was picturesque as a crowd gathered Friday evening beneath a beautifully painted sky to relax and enjoy time with friends and families at “Sunsets at Sweetland,” an event provided at no cost by Sweetland Amphitheater and their sponsors. The themed event was evident as you walked through the doors and saw the many children running ...

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OBITS- Monday, June 5

HIGGINS  James H. Hamilton Jr. (Jim) James H. Hamilton Jr. (Jim), loving husband, father, grandfather and community leader, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of Wednesday May 31, 2017 at home with his family by his side. He is survived by his children, Scott Hamilton, Paige Kerr, Holly Wells, daughter-in-law, Cindy Hamilton, son-in-law, Mike Wells and grandchildren, Cecilia ...

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First and Second Finish a Strong Season in Girls Softball


While not officially Summer, Friday evening brought with it both the heat of the sun and two teams that have been “on fire” all season long. Maximum Effort and the Diamondbacks, number one and two in girls softball ages 11 – 13 played their final game at 6 PM on Friday evening at the Shuford Field. Both teams worked hard ...

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Troup County School System Recognizes Retirees During Annual Reception

LaGrange, Ga., May 22, 2017 – Last week the Troup County School System (TCSS) hosted their annual Retirement Reception at Rosemont Baptist Church. With over 150 friends, family and co-workers in attendance, the church donated the facility, provided the food and set up the venue with decorations. During the event, 44 school employees were honored for their time and expertise ...

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Man Carjacked in His Own Driveway

LaGrange Police are investigating an early morning armed robbery and carjacking that allegedly occurred right outside a local resident’s home. Early Friday morning about 4:08 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 100 block of Kingswood Drive in reference to reports of a Robbery. Officers arrived and made contact with the male victim, who stated that two ...

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