Monthly Archives: August 2017

County Commissioners Push Sign Ordinance and Honor Solicitor General


The County Commissioners meeting this past Tuesday morning, August 1st, had many items on the agenda. Now with August in full swing and the fall weather quickly on the way, the Commissioner’s have been hard at work solving many problems before community activities really pick back up for the colder months. After a prayer from Rev. Dr. George Bailey and ...

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LaGrange House Fire Claims Elderly Resident and Several Pets


Local firefighters are still investigating the cause of a residential fire that killed one elderly subject and five animals. LaGrange Fire Department firefighters were called to a residence in the 1000 block of Dunson Street late Monday night about 10:28 p.m. in reference to reports of structure fire with entrapment. According to Lt. Chris Taylor, of the LaGrange Fire Department, ...

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Community Calendar

• August 5: Hogansville Active Life, 407 Church Street, Hogansville, GA. Live Music – Doors open at 6:30pm. Featuring Jimmy Smith and New River: Band 7PM10PM. • August 21st: 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. • ...

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Local Student Elected as Vice President of SkillsUSA’s High School Division

Leesburg, Va., July 31, 2017 – Scott Hicks, an automotive service technology student at Troup County High School in LaGrange, Ga., was elected to serve as vice president of the high school division of SkillsUSA. Hicks was elected through a formal elections process in the SkillsUSA House of Delegates during the 53rd annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference held ...

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Domestic Incident Leads to Felony Warrants

LaGrange Police are currently looking for a felon on additional charges after he allegedly broke his former girlfriend’s window and stashed a stolen gun once police were called. Police began investigating the incident Friday night about 9:35 p.m., when they were called to the 800 block of Greenville Street in reference to Criminal Damage to Property. Officers arrived and spoke ...

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Georgia Manufacturing Alliance August Plant Tours & Events


Atlanta, GA – The Georgia Manufacturing Alliance (GMA) will be touring world class facilities and connecting with the manufacturing community across the state at their upcoming plant tours and events. Their August Event Calendar includes: Networking Events – Alpharetta, Gwinnett, NE and NW Georgia These sessions help service providers and manufacturers connect, expand their referral network, and stay up to ...

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Fake Name Doesn’t Fool Police


LaGrange Police have arrested a local man on several charges that all stemmed from a traffic incident where the wanted subject gave police a fake name. Saturday morning about 2:26 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police conducted a traffic stop on a black Honda Accord near the intersection of Robertson Street and Eleanor Street for malfunctioning tag light. Police then ...

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Police & Sheriff’s Reports


The individuals listed have been cited/arrested/charged in Troup County. However, this is not an admission of guilt. All parties are considered innocent until proved guilty. • Sunday night about 11:56 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 100 block of North Bernard Avenue in reference to a Burglary. Officers arrived and spoke with the complainant, who stated he left his residence ...

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Youth Explosion Event Takes Over the Downtown Square


There are a plentiful number of churches and religious organizations here the LaGrange/Troup County area that is dedicated to spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ to the masses in any way that they can. Through various functions and events, these churches will come together and try to get their message out. One such event was held this past Saturday evening, ...

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LaGrange, GEORGIA, July 25, 2017 — The West Georgia Auburn Club announced today that it has received a $10,000 Community Impact Grant from New York Life in support of its Charles D. Hudson Memorial Scholarship Endowment. The Endowment, established in 2007 in honor of the late businessman and philanthropist, benefits non-Alabama resident students attending Auburn University from this area by ...

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