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. • Friday morning about 6:56 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 300 block of Broad Street in reference to a subject lying on the sidewalk. Officers arrived and identified the subject as Randall Thomas Spradlin. ...

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Man Accused of Car Theft and Attempting to Abduct Female

LaGrange Police are looking for a man accused of a violent domestic attack and car theft over the weekend. The incident occurred Sunday morning, just before 9 a.m., when officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 1000 block of Whitesville Road in reference to a fight. Officers arrived and spoke to the female complainant, who appeared to have ...

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Walmart Truck Drivers Raise $2,773.84 for Berta Weathersbee Elementary School


Lagrange, Georgia October 12, 2017 – The Lagrange transportation office has chosen Berta Weathersbee Elementary School to receive a $2,773.84 donation as part of Walmart’s commitment to education. Private Fleet truck drivers for Walmart – already among the safest drivers in the country – drove extra carefully during the week from July 22 through July 28, 2017. For every accident- ...

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Community Calendar

• October 21: The Active Life Center, Come Dance with us. 140 Ragland St. LaGrange, GA. Featuring Jimmy Smith and The New River Band. 7:00pm-10:00pm. $6.00 admission. Adults of all ages. Bring a snack to share. • October 23: The Elms & Roses Garden Council of La-Grange will sponsor its 4th Garden Lacture with jason Powell, owner of Petals from ...

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Annual GA-AL AACA Car Show Draws Huge Number Once Again


Several pieces of true American history rolled through LaGrange this week, specifically the area on Lafayette Parkway and the LaGrange Mall. For the 36th time, the GA-AL Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) car show returned to the front of the La-Grange Mall on Saturday, October 14th, bringing with it true American cars from different eras that were on display ...

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Leggin for Literacy Returns Through Downtown LaGrange


Here in LaGrange and Troup County, there are a lot of big developments pertaining to the world of education. With the community quickly growing and industry expanding to incredible new heights, La-Grange and Troup County are becoming a haven for education advances. This thirst for knowledge has to be instilled in our youth from a young age so that they ...

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Teen Arrested For Armed Robbery


LaGrange Police have arrested a young man on serious felony charges after he admittedly robbed a local man at gunpoint trying to get money back that the man supposedly borrowed from his mother. Late Saturday night about 11:45 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department were at the Waffle House on New Franklin Road when they spotted an Armed Robbery ...

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Mother and Infant Child Killed in Tractor Trailer Accident

A Phenix City woman and her infant child were killed as a result of a single-vehicle collision involving a semi-trailer truck near the on-ramp to Interstate 85 Sunday morning. Georgia State Patrol officials say the truck slid off the on-ramp from Interstate 185 to Interstate 85 near mile marker 48 between the LaGrange and Hogansville exits Sunday morning around 10 ...

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Tigers Scratch, Claw For A 38-0 Win Over Stubborn Grangers


They freely admit they didn’t have their “A” game. But what the 4th-ranked Tigers did have was their “B” game, and it was a viable substitute. Troup High still unleashed a barrage of second half points en route to a 38-0 shutout of arch-rival LaGrange High on Friday night in a Region 5-AAAA football tussle at Callaway Stadium. Troup High ...

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