Monthly Archives: July 2017

The Active Life Center Sees Great Success with Travel Programs


There is a hidden gem that lies here in LaGrange and Troup County. For the retired population in the community who think that there is nothing left for them to do, that is simply not the case. The Active Life Center here in Troup County is an organization dedicated to bettering the lives of the senior population. While they host ...

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Warrants Issued After Motorcycle Flees Drug House

LaGrange Police are looking for a Troup County man after he allegedly fled a suspected drug house on a motorcycle and led them on a high speed chase. Police were unable to catch him after he fled around some street barriers, but they were later able to identify him and issue multiple warrants for his arrest. Wednesday night about 9:40 ...

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Wild Leap Announces Hiring Plans

LaGrange, Georgia – Wild Leap Brew Co. has announced their hiring plans for their brewery operations in LaGrange. “We are excited to announce our partnership with Malone Staffing for our talent selection and placement,” said Anthony Rodriguez, co-founder and CEO of Wild leap Brew Co. Applicants who are interested in joining the Wild Leap team are directed to visit ...

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Community Calendar


• 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 Tuesday of every month. Bring your own lunch, 12 – 1 pm at the LaGrange Memorial Library, 115 Alford Street, LaGrange. For more information call 706-8827784. • August 21st: The WellStar West Georgia ...

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Health Department Restaurant Inspections Report

Inspections Report McDonalds – Hogansville – 1829 E Main ST. Hogansville GA. Current Score: 96, Previous Score: 97. Health inspector Comments: Wet wipinjg cloths must be returned to sanitizer between uses, cannot be left on counter to wipe again. New Violation. Need employee must wash hands signs in both bathrooms, ServSafe certificate needs to be displayed, inspection report should be ...

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Young Woman Jailed for Taking Candy from a Child


Tommy Murphy Staff Writer LaGrange Police have arrested a young female on a felony charge after she allegedly, and quite literally, stole candy from a child. The alleged incident occurred Wednesday evening, shortly after 6:30 p.m., when officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to Habersham Drive in reference to a theft. Officers arrived and met with the complainant, the ...

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County Commissioners Discuss Possible Changes to the Sign Ordinance


The County Commissioners are moving right along as the summer comes to as close and schools prepare to welcome all of our children back into their halls. The County has moved through the budget for the year and has all but finished squaring things away with the closing of the correctional institute. They have turned their eyes towards various other ...

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Lions Club Hosts their Annual Golf Tournament and Raffle Fund Raiser


There are many civic clubs here in the LaGrange/Troup County community. These are clubs that are dedicated to raising funds to put back towards the community as a whole. One of these storied clubs is the Lions Club here in LaGrange. Recently, the Lions Club held their annual golf tournament and raffle to raise funds for their various charitable causes ...

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Man Jailed for Reporting Fraudulent Domestic Incident

A local man is back behind bars after he allegedly harassed his former girlfriend and made up a story attempting to get her in trouble. Tuesday night about 10:27 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded to the 1100 block of Whitesville Street in reference to reports of a domestic disturbance. Officers arrived and spoke to the complainant, Eric ...

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Man Claims Wife Started It


Police have arrested a man for allegedly striking his wife and throwing her down outside their LaGrange apartment. The man claimed she started the incident, but witness testimony and physical injuries seem to indicate that he certainly won the fight. Tuesday night about 9 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Oak Grove Apartments on Mitchell Avenue ...

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