Monthly Archives: September 2017

Firefighters Save South Lewis Street Home

A quick response from local firefighters likely limited a fire at a South Lewis Street home to minimal damage. Wednesday afternoon about 12:48 p.m., Firefighters with the LaGrange Fire Department responded to the 500 block of South Lewis Street in LaGrange in reference to a burning home. Luckily, no one was home at the time of the fire, so no ...

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Community Calendar

• October 3rd: Lunch and Learn Series! Join the Troup County Master Gardeners on a Free Horicultural Adventure on October 3 with Bulbs in the Georgia Landscape. 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 706882-7784. October 14: Criminal Record Restriction ...

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Strong Arm Robber Takes More than a Dollar


Police have arrested a man who allegedly asked another man for a dollar, then took advantage of his kindness, by robbing him. Friday evening, officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the AK Food Mart on Whitesville Road in reference to reports of a Robbery. Officers arrived and spoke with the complainant, who stated he came to the location ...

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Man Charged with Strangling Female with Shotgun


Investigators with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office have charged a Florida man with two felonies following a violent domestic dispute at a local motel. Sheriff’s Investigators arrested Buck T. Lawrence, of Florida, after uncovering evidence that he beat and strangled a woman in their hotel room over the weekend. Deputies were initially called to the West Point Motel on West ...

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The Boys and Girls Club Gold Tournament Returns to the Community


There are special organizations here in the LaGrange and Troup County community that are dedicated to helping children grow and prosper to the best of their abilities. These programs mentor and provide assistance when it is needed all across the community for many boys and girl. One of those organizations is the Boys and Girls Club of West Georgia, located ...

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Braves Drew 1.5 Million In Inaugural Season In Atlanta

It’s been 51 years since Atlanta officially became a Major League city. When the Braves moved down South, where Moon Pies are a delicacy, they brought with them ball players, standing ovations and some big league baseball. Atlanta has never been the same. Thank goodness. The Braves were the new rage and the new team in town in 1966 after ...

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Cavaliers, Upson-Lee Combine For 709 Yards, But Callaway Wins


If all else fails, just hustle. It just so happens both teams did that on Friday night as Callaway High and Upson-Lee compared notes and offensive game plans. The Cavaliers and Knights combined for 709 yards, 28 first downs and two bottles of Aspirins in their football game at Matthews Field in Thomaston. “These were two good teams. At times ...

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Smith Rattles Off A 3-Hitter Leading Lady Grangers Past Troup


From one girl to the next, the Lady Grangers have an enviable mindset. The LaGrange High softball girls have a comeback mentality. Nothing is impossible or unattainable for the Lady Grangers. They’ve been going against the grain, and they usually have smiles on their faces while doing it. LaGrange High hit another softball peak on Thursday night. The Lady Grangers ...

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LaGrange native and Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Member Pat Alger to Perform in LaGrange October 27th


LaGrange native and singer/songwriter Pat Alger is set to perform in his hometown of LaGrange as a part of the Songwriter Series sponsored by ExploreGeorgia. org. Pat Alger, the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Famer, wrote Hal Ketchum’s timeless hit, “Small Town Saturday Night” about his hometown of LaGrange. Before that big hit, he toured with the Everly Brothers for four ...

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