Monthly Archives: October 2017

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 morning, just before noon, LaGrange Police Student Resource Officers at Troup High School were called to the front office in reference to a female student found in possession of marijuana. School administrators stated ...

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Harlem Wizards add the FUN in Fundraising


LaGrange, Ga., October 3, 2017 – Last night, the World Famous Harlem Wizards added some trick hoops and alley ‘OOPS’ to the evening as Franklin Forest Elementary and Ethel W. Kight Elementary hosted a joint basketball game fundraiser for technology, flexible seating in classrooms, and other student centered activities against the show team. Before the big game, players visited the ...

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Community Calendar

• October 16th: 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. • October 23: The Elms & Roses Garden Council of La-Grange will sponsor its 4th Garden Lacture with Jason Powell, owner of Petals from the Past, Jemison, ...

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No Injuries in Greenwood Street Fire


Fortunately no one was injured during a recent fire that destroyed part of a North Greenwood Street home Monday afternoon, but the family of seven that called the residence a home have been displaced. October 2, about 3:10 p.m., firefighters with the LaGrange Fire Department were called to the 600 block of North Greenwood Street in reference to reports of ...

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City Council Candidates and Mayor Speak at Republican Meeting


The Republican Party of Troup County returned this past Tuesday morning, October 3rd with some very important updates surrounding the local political scene in the community. On November 7th, a date that is quickly approaching, there will be another election cycle, with the Mayor’s seat, three City Council seats, and even a new SPLOST vote will be on the ballet. ...

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Former Jail Officer Charged with Embezzling Inmate Funds


Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators have charged a former detention officer with felony theft after discovering evidence that he stole significant amounts of inmate cash over several months. Thursday morning, Troup County Jail Detention Officer Jason Hudgins was arrested and charged with Felony Theft by Taking after an audit revealed evidence that he stole more than a thousand dollars from the ...

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nexAir Hosts Ribbon Cutting with Chamber of Commerce


Fall is quickly on the way and with comes cooler weather, the holiday spirit, and even more businesses opening or expanding all across LaGrange and Troup County. A lot of really special happenings are occurring here in the community as the year quickly comes towards an end. This past Thursday morning, October 5th, the team at the Chamber of Commerce ...

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Grangers Tackle No. 1 Cartersville Tonight, Crawford: “We’ve been pounding the weights”


Somehow the Grangers still believe. Despite their record, which is 0-6, the Grangers think they can give No. 1-ranked Cartersville a competitive football game tonight at Callaway Stadium. The Region 5-AAAA party will commence at 7:30 p.m. “We’re still upbeat. We’ve been pounding the weights and trying to get stronger,” said LaGrange High sophomore quarterback Charles Crawford. “We are going ...

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