Monthly Archives: September 2017

Grangers Fall To Griffin 31-0


The football season for the LaGrange High School Grangers is not off to a great start this year. The Grangers entered this season with high hopes, with a team that was ready to get into the fight. However, the first couple of games did not go the Grangers way as they fell first to Callaway (26-0) and then to Villa ...

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Former UGA Quarterback Signs Largest Deal in NFL History

The University of Georgia is a well respected and highly loved football program to many in our community. The Dogs are ready to kick off the season in tremendous fashion, hoping for a record that will propel them forward in the rankings and bring new head coach Kirby Smart the wins that he seeks. UGA has a history of producing ...

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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. • Late Thursday night about 11:19 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the intersection of New Franklin Road at Commerce Avenue in reference to a domestic disturbance between mother and her adult son. Officers arrived and ...

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AMG Hosts Book Drive To Benefit Community Literacy Program


Advics Manufacturing Georgia and its employees recently conducted a book drive to benefit the Troup County Certified Literate Community Program. More than 200 new and gently used books were collected and donated to CLCP for use in supporting literacy awareness across Troup County. “I am grateful to Advics and their employees for this generous donation,” says CLCP Executive Director Debbie ...

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Suspect Caught Riding Stolen ATV


Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested on a felony theft charge after he was allegedly caught by another agency riding a hotwired All Terrain Vehicle along the roadway. Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators have arrested Antonio M. Sharpe, of La-Grange, after he was found riding a stolen Honda ATV, valued at $8,000. Investigators say Sharpe was initially spotted by the owner ...

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Pharmacy Worker Arrested for Stealing Prescription Drugs


LaGrange Police have arrested a local pharmacy employee after she was allegedly caught on video stealing prescription medication and other items. Thursday afternoon about 3:18 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the CVS pharmacy on Roanoke Road in reference to reports of a theft. Officers arrived and met with the store’s regional loss prevention manager, who advised ...

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Labor Day: A Time For Rest, Remembrance, and Reform


Fall is almost upon us. Yes, amazingly there are only four months left here in 2017. As the year comes to an end, another holiday approaches that has a long standing tradition of rest and relaxation for the working force and the common man. That holiday is of course Labor Day and it arrives every year at the beginning of ...

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Bark At The Park Set To Return Next Weekend


There is a large group of people within this community that cares deeply for the safety, protections, and love of our animals. Your pets become a part of your family and as such, it is beyond vital that we protect them at all costs. There is an event that is returning once again this year to help do just that. ...

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Community Calendar

• September 5th: Lunch and Learn Series! Join the Troup County Master Gardeners on a Free Horicultural Adventure on September 5 with All You Need to Know About Houseplants. 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 706-882-7784. • September 6: ...

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