Monthly Archives: September 2017



(LaGrange, GA) On Sunday, September 10, 2017, Dallas- Dodd Presbyterian hosted Habitat Sunday. A reception was held at 10am in the Vivian C. Phillips Fellowship Hall to introduce Ingrid Kuhfeldt, National Director of Habitat for Humanity, Colombia, South America. The meeting was attended by members of Dallas-Dodd, active and former local Habitat board members, and three of our local Habitat’s ...

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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. • Thursday night, just after midnight, LaGrange Police foot observed a silver vehicle with blue under carriage lights traveling at excessive speeds on though South Lafayette Square. Officers then observed the vehicle laying drag as ...

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Mental Health Court Hosts Second Graduation Ceremony


The Troup County courts system is a place not only of justice, but also of compassion and caring. They have proven this throughout the years with the addition of several accountability courts. The Felony Drug Court, DUI/Drug Court, Parental Accountability Court, and several others are all dedicated to intervening and saving individuals from making life altering bad choices and setting ...

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Sheriff Woodruff Updates County Commissioners on Traffic Stats and Expenditures


The County Commissioners and all of their different departments were in full gear this past Thursday morning, September 14th, when they held a regularly scheduled work session with valuable information presented and several items discussed that will be up for a vote at the meeting this coming Tuesday morning at 9 am. The main presentation that morning was given by ...

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Early Bird Breakfast Hosts 2017 Valor Awards for Public Servants


A community is made whole in large parts by those that choose to live their life in service of others. It is these selfless people that give a community heart, bring people closer together, and make safer lives for everyone involved. LaGrange and Troup County has no shortage of men and women like this. Law enforcement officers, firefighters, EMS, and ...

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Three Females Charged with Incident Supposedly Involving Knife

LaGrange Police have charged three females as result of a disturbance between a female, her daughter, and her neighbor, though only one of the suspects ended up being jailed for the incident. Thursday afternoon about 7:26 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police responded to Habersham Drive in reference to a disturbance. Officers arrived and made contact with Latoya Edwards, who ...

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Counterfeit Money Used for Laptop Scam

Police saw a new wrinkle in the increasingly common scams where criminals set up deals supposedly buying or selling goods, only to later rob the buyer or seller. This time the suspects managed to pull off the scam in a very public area by handing over counterfeit money for the purchase and quickly fleeing the scene. Thursday night about 10:30 ...

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13th-Ranked Dogs Are Living Up To Their Preseason Hype

Is this the “Year of the Dogs?” That is what we have been led to believe. Georgia has been tabbed as the favorite in the Eastern Division of the Southeastern Conference. The Bulldogs are supposed to be a cut above Florida, Tennessee and South Carolina. Coach Kirby Smart’s Bulldogs are one of the few football teams capable of taking down ...

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In Post-Irma Scenario, Cavaliers Travel To Upson-Lee


With Hurricane Irma in the rear view mirrow, Callaway High has turned its attention to the next windy obstacle. For the Cavaliers, that would be the Upson-Lee Knights. Callaway High and the Knights will tango this evening in a non-region football game in Thomaston. The grimacing and flailing will start with a 7:30 p.m. kickoff. Callaway High enters play with ...

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Water World: Young Swimmers Receive Their Lessons, Stay Afloat


Everybody starts from somewhere. For kids like 7-year-old Lex Hu and 6-year-old Ansley Toney that means taking swimming lessons at the Mike Daniel Recreation Center. Hu and Toney take lessons twice a week for 30 minutes at a time. The kids are learning all about water safety and overcoming their fear in the pool. It seems to be working for ...

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