Monthly Archives: September 2017

“LaGrange Has Talent” To Help Raise Money For Education Programs


LaGrange, Ga. September 13, 2017 – The Magnolia Society, the United Way of West Georgia Women’s Leadership Council, is hosting “LaGrange Has Talent” to raise money for early learning programs for school readiness. The event will be a talent show open to permanent or temporary Troup County residents only. The grand prize talent winner will be awarded $2,000. A People’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. • Wednesday afternoon about 4:16 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the area of Lincoln Street in reference to a stolen vehicle. The stolen vehicle was described as a KTM motorcycle, valued at $1,500. Officers were ...

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Hundreds of LaGrange and surrounding area residents are raising critically needed awareness and funds. WHAT: Hundreds of La-Grange and surrounding counties residents will join the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease at the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s. In 2016 the LaGrange Walk raised $49,611, contributing to more than $2.2 million raised in Georgia for care, support and research efforts ...

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Dr. Brent Brown Eye Care Business Review


There are places in La-Grange and Troup County that are more than just sales, numbers, and figures. There are so many local businesses that are dedicated to the people they serve by wanting to supply them with the best in not only customer service, but also in hospitality and kindness. Such is the case with Dr. Brent Brown Eye Care ...

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Husband Accused Of Severely Beating And Strangling Wife In Violent Domestic Incident


Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators have arrested a local man on several domestic violence charges after he was determined to have strangled and falsely imprisoned his wife at the Lower Big Springs Road home. An investigation into the incident was initiated after Sheriff’s Deputies were called to a residence in the 2300 block of Lower Big Springs Road in Troup County ...

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Community Calendar

• September 16th: The Active Life, Come Dance With Us! 140 Ragland Street, Admission: $6.00, 7:00pm-10:00pm. Doors open at 6:30pm. Featuring Jimmy Smith “The New River band.” • September 17th: Christian Apologist Ben Schettler to speak at Oakside. 9:45am, 10:45am, & 6:00pm. A community- wide Student Session will take place at 6pm. for more information call 706-882-7728. • September 18th: ...

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Newnan Woman Charged With Pair Of Hogansville Robberies


Hogansville Police have arrested a Newnan woman on multiple robbery charges after she allegedly robbed the same convenience store twice over a four week period. Hogansville Police Chief Brian Harr says Lativia Joy Grimes, of Newnan Georgia, was arrested Wednesday morning following an investigation into two robberies at the Summit fuel station and convenience store on East Main Street in ...

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Woman Caught With Stolen Property


Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators have arrested a LaGrange woman on multiple theft charges after she allegedly stole a car and other items from a rural Troup County home. On Tuesday, Sheriff’s Investigators arrested Veronica Elaine Gay, of Baldwin Street in LaGrange, after she was found in possession of a stolen vehicle and numerous other items. According to investigators, Gay stole ...

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LaGrange And Troup County Survives Irma Relatively Unscathed Thanks To Quick Actions From First Responders


This past weekend, a deadly force of nature came tearing through the Caribbean, up the coast and up the middle of Florida, and finally made its way towards Troup County this past Monday afternoon, September 11th as a downgraded tropical storm. Hurricane Irma formed at the beginning of September and began to gather steam. Before long, she had developed into ...

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