Monthly Archives: August 2017

Hit & Run Driver Flees After Splattering Fruit Across Roadway


LaGrange Police have arrested an older woman for Hit & Run after she allegedly caused a collision that sent a load of watermelons tumbling onto Commerce Avenue. Thursday morning about 11:05 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to Commerce Avenue in reference to a hit and run auto collision near McDonalds. Officers arrived and spoke with the complainant, ...

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County Commissioners Tour Great Wolf Lodge


Thursday morning, August 10th was a very busy day for the Troup County Commissioners. That morning at 8 am they held one of their regularly scheduled work sessions (albeit one hour earlier than normal) to discuss various pieces of information that will be voted on at their next meeting, Tuesday morning, August 15th at 9 am. After their work session ...

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Sunsets at Sweetland Presents Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them


Right here in the heart of downtown LaGrange lays an amazing treasure. The Sweetland Amphitheater has been host to many incredible events in its first two years and has completely transformed downtown LaGrange. From huge names likes Charlie Daniels and Willie Nelson, to local event such as the Battle of the Bands and incredible Jazz nights, the amphitheater has already ...

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Trespassing Complaint Leads to Meth Bust


LaGrange Police have arrested four suspects as a result of a citizen complaint, alleging that they illegally entered a vacant residence. Police didn’t actually catch them in the vacant residence, but they were later found to be in possession of methamphetamine, so they now face much worse charges. Sunday afternoon about 1:30 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded ...

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The Sister to Sister Book Bag Drive Returns


Summer is over. Fun in the sun and sand is coming to an end and kids are about to return to school and once again begin the process of higher learning. As schools re-open their doors preparing for student’s return, some kids will return without having all of the supplies that they need. For several years now, the Sister to ...

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Ignoring Traffic Checkpoint to Switch Seats Only Makes Things Worse

It happens far more often than one thinks, but it rarely ever works. Whether you are unlicensed, suspended, driving drunk, or even wanted by police, trying to switch seats as a police checkpoint isn’t likely going to work and will only lead to additional charges. Early Sunday morning about 2:22 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department were conducting a ...

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Pastor O’Shay Smith and Several Others Bring Prayer to Schools


Our schools are perhaps the most important institutions that we hold dear. They are the houses of knowledge that will produce the leaders of our next generation. As such, we all want them to succeed and bring about the best in our students. One local group of individuals is continuing that tradition by praying at the doorways of every school ...

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Police Investigating Lee’s Crossing Robbery

Police are investigating an armed robbery that allegedly occurred early Monday morning in the Lee’s Crossing area of LaGrange. Monday morning about 6 a.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded to the Lee’s Crossing Apartments on Old Airport Rd in reference to an Armed Robbery. Officers arrived and made contact with the victim and complainant, who stated he had ...

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Christ’s Corner


In today’s generation of upcoming believers, most are not from a biblical background. Most aren’t coming from a home of parents that take them to church, teach them, or even pray over/for them. The Holy Spirit is wooing hearts, and it is showing for those who have their eyes open for it. That means there are new believers out there ...

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