Monthly Archives: July 2017

Rotarians Discuss New Trail System

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Members of the Friends of the Thread Trail group were on hand at Wednesday’s Rotory Club meeting in La-Grange to give an update on the city’s new trail system, The Thread. LaGrange City Planner and Friend of the Thread member, Leigh Threadgill, gave a presentation on the progress of the new publicrun/bike/walk trail. The Thread, when completed, will be a ...

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Moore Will Lead Sharks Into Saturday’s District Swim

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Without a doubt, John Moore is an aquatic wonder boy. He is eight years old, and he is driven by the stop watch. Moore lives to compete, and he competes to win. LaGrange’s Moore has won countless invitational titles, and he never tires of the pool, the water or the opponent in the next lane. This Saturday in Carrollton, Moore ...

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Police & Sheriff’s Reports

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• Wednesday afternoon about 3:10 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Publix supermarket on Commerce Avenue in reference to reports of Shoplifting. Officers arrived and spoke with the store manager, who explained that a male, later identified as Hu Cao, entered the store and selected two large packs of cheese, valued at $12.55. Cao then carried the cheese into the ...

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MiMi’s One Stop Country Buffet and Smoke Stop Vape Shop: Two Locally Owned Business Share Store Front and Amazing Staff

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Amy Washington, along with her family and staff, is a premier local business leader her in the La-Grange/Troup County community. Amy is the owner of the Smoke Stop Vape Shop here in town, the best place to go for your quality juices and vaping equipment. Last year on a leap of faith, Amy and her team opened MiMi’s One Stop ...

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LaGrange Residents Show Patriotic Spirit Despite Weather

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LaGrange’s annual pre-Independence Day celebration might as well have been Red, White, and Rain as local residents still came out to hear patriotic music and show their national pride, despite the weather. The event was a part of the summer Sunsets at Sweetland series, which features free music and outdoor movies at the amphitheater all summer long. Scheduled for the ...

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From Our Table To Yours

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No-Bake Strawberry Blueberry Trifle Prep time-30 mins; Total Time-30 mins Ingredients -17 oz angel food cake, cut into 1′ cubes (I used 1½ blocks) -1 lb fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced -1 lb fresh blueberries Lemon Syrup Ingredients: ¼ cup water 2 Tbsp sugar 2 Tbsp lemon juice (from ½ medium lemon) Frosting Ingredients: 2 packages (8 oz each) cream ...

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Fourth of July in LaGrange: Op Ed

The 4th of July is fast approaching and for many, this means celebration and time with your family. However, forever many it is a time of reflection on the birth of this nation and those that have fought and died to keep our freedoms free. Whatever you and your loved ones decide to do for the fourth, there is so ...

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Teens Arrested for West Point Robbery

Police have arrested three local teenagers and charged them with robbery as a result of an incident Thursday afternoon on Kia Parkway in West Point. The whole incident began Thursday afternoon about 1:20 p.m., when officers with the West Point Police Department responded to reports of an auto accident on KIA Parkway near Interstate 85. Officers arrived and spoke to ...

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Community Calendar

• July 17th: The WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Board of Trustees meets routinely on the third Monday of each month at 5:15 p.m. in the WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Board Room. • August 1st: Lunch and Learn Series! Join the Troup County Master Gardeners on a Free Horicultural Adventure on August 1 with Fall Vegetable Gardening. Every first ...

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