Monthly Archives: November 2017

Up All Night Feeds Hundreds Once Again This Thanksgiving


There is one event each year at Thanksgiving here in our town that continues to grow by leaps and bounds, providing more help to those that need a hot meal on the holidays. This is an event that for over 20 plus years now has continued to make use of our community’s generous volunteers, wonderful leadership, and spirit of charity. ...

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Suspects Crash Truck into Building to Steal ATM

Police are looking for a pair of suspects who smashed a truck into a Valley grocery store in order to steal an ATM machine. The incident occurred slightly before 3 a.m. Tuesday morning at the Givorns Foods on Fairfax Bypass in Valley. Police arrived and discovered the front glass doors had been smashed open, but no suspects were found in ...

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Nix and Trammell Discuss Legislative Issues


In the latest of the State of The Community luncheons presented by the La-Grange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Jackson Heating & Air, Rep. Randy Nix and House Minority Leader Bob Trammell shared their motivation for entering politics and provided perspective on a number of important issues to be addressed in the 2018 session. “I’ve always been engaged ...

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Woman Charged with Stabbing Man, Insists They Were Only Playing

LaGrange Police have arrested a local woman on felony domestic violence charges after she allegedly stabbed a male friend during an incident that she described as horseplay. Monday afternoon about 3:36 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 100 block of Lanett Avenue in reference to reports of a person stabbed. While en route, police were informed ...

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DAR Seeks to Honor Member with National Award and Recognition


There are so many incredible, strong, amazing women that live here in LaGrange and Troup County. These are our neighbors, mothers, friends, and people that make our community one of the best places to live in the entire nation. One of our local groups of ladies, the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) held another meeting this past Tuesday afternoon, ...

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Deputies Seeking Help in Identifying Pony Express Robber


Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators are asking for help in identifying a man who robbed a local convenience store last week. Investigators say the incident occurred Tuesday, November 14th, around 10:34 p.m., on Vernon Road outside LaGrange. An unidentified black male, carrying what appears to be a gas container, entered The Pony Express store and brandished a handgun demanding money. The ...

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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. • Monday morning about 11:30 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Dollar General on Commerce Avenue in reference to counterfeit money. Officers arrived and made contact with the manager who stated one of her cashiers ...

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The LaGrange Housing Authority Unveils a New Vision


Troup County continues to meet and uplift our local economy whether it centers on business, education, housing, industry, etc. On Thursday, November 16th, the LaGrange Housing Authority unveiled their vision to further transform the future of LaGrange through various ideas and partnerships. It has been evident as a community the citizens of Troup County and LaGrange can transform and continue ...

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Kleen-Tex Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Chamber Ribbon Cutting


In 1967, a small, local company began here in the LaGrange/Troup County Community. This company, Kleen-Tex, was a producer of high quality floor mats, with their first line of rubber backed mats launching in 1970. This began a journey that would culminate with Kleen-Tex becoming an international company that now has locations in Europe, Asia, South Africa, and Brazil. They ...

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