Monthly Archives: July 2017

Quick Response Helps Police Nab Burglar

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LaGrange Police have arrested a Colorado man for Burglary after he was caught red-handed hauling off items from a Wildwood Community home. Tuesday afternoon about 12:11 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to a residence in the 100 block of Deal Drive in reference to a Residential Burglary in progress. While en route, police were notified through Troup ...

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The Thread to Host Grand Opening This Upcoming Saturday Morning

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After months of talking, planning, and preparation, the Thread is finally ready to make its debut here in the LaGrange/Troup County community. A revolution poised to completely transform our community, the Thread has been a work in progressive for a while now and after all of the hard work from their board and community backing, the first section, the model ...

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Rotary Holds State of the Club Meeting

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LaGrange is full of mover and shakers. These are men and women that are devoted to changing their community for the better one day, one project, and one kind gesture at a time. With so many like minded individuals, it was inevitable that clubs would form all around the community with this very purpose. LaGrange is home to several of ...

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LaGrange Man Stabbed in Domestic Incident

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A local woman is behind bars after allegedly stabbing her boyfriend over the weekend during a domestic argument. The female suspect tried to tell police the incident was just an accident as the result of horseplay, but the victim offered a different story. The assault investigation began Sunday afternoon shortly after 2 p.m., when officers with the LaGrange Police Department ...

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Hogansville Approves Participation in Housing Training

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During their July 17 City Council meeting, the City of Hogansville approved participation in the much debated Georgia Initiative for Community Housing program (GICH). The resolution passed despite reservations brought up by Council Members Reginald Jackson and Theresa Strickland. In previous meetings Strickland had expressed concerns that the Hogansville’s joint participation in the initiative with LaGrange and West Point would ...

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Juvenile Charged with Entering Auto Theft

Remember to lock your car doors folks, even if you only expect to be out of the vehicle for mere minutes, because in high trafficked areas it only takes moments for someone to steal something from your car. That’s what happened Friday night and a woman bringing in her groceries had to learn the hard way. Friday night about 8:25 ...

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County Accepts Bids For Airport Extension

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The County Commissioners have settled back into their routine, falling back into their regular meeting schedule. Even with two of the Commissioners absent that morning, the remaining board was ready to get down to work, approving several different pieces of business for the County. There would be talk of the airport, a new housing committee, and a few positions that ...

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Cruisers for Christ Hold First New Event in the Downtown Area

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This past Saturday afternoon, July 15th an organization returned to the community with great earnest, ready to share their love of vintage cars and most importantly, spread the love of Jesus Christ to all those that they can reach. Cruisers for Christ held their first big event after a long absence here in the community. For the past nearly 10 ...

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Azalea Hosts Many Upcoming Events in the Community

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Last week, the community celebrated a successful event with the first ever Donald Davis Summer Storytelling Workshop. For one week straight, over 19 individuals, both locals and from other places, participated in this class that saw them engage with one another and learn more about the valuable art of storytelling. Not only that, they reached out and were involved with ...

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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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