Monthly Archives: December 2017

American Red Cross The Pillowcase Project


Originally created in New Orleans, Louisiana, The Pillowcase Project was inspired by the story of local university students carrying their belongings in pillowcases experiencing the soaring devastation from Hurricane Katrina evacuations. Currently The Pillowcase Project is a national program offered in schools, after-school programs, summer camps, various youth programs, and community events. The project is a free emergency preparedness program ...

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Love in LaGrange: A Christmas Story (Part Three of Three)

Christmas is coming around again. It’s early December in LaGrange and the weather continues to be unseasonably warm, just as it has for the past several years. I’m walking down the side of the road on the square, right past the brick pavers in front of the hotel, the same spot where I saw her all those years ago. There ...

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Community Calendar

• December 8: The Active Life Center, Ballroom Dance from 8:00pm-10:00pm. $20.00 per couple. Featuring Mike Skipper band. Open to adults of all ages. 140 Ragland Street, LaGrange, GA. For more information call 706-883-1681. • December18th: 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 ...

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GSP Sergeant Maurice Raines Briefs County on GSP Holiday Statistics Ahead of Hotel Tour


Thursday morning, November 30th was a very busy day for the County Commissioners here in Troup County. After dealing with their recent tethering ordinance at their last meeting, it was time for the group to continue the progress that they had made in the recent weeks with their work session that Thursday morning. After Sergeant Maurice Raines from the Georgia ...

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Child Saves Mother in Violent Domestic Incident

LaGrange Police have issued warrants for the arrest of a local man who is accused of strangling his estranged wife in front of their 12-year-old child. Wednesday night about 8 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 100 block of Wynnwood Drive in reference to a domestic disturbance. Police arrived and made contact with the female victim, ...

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Teens Charged with Home Invasion Robbery


Police have arrested a pair of older teens who are accused of robbing multiple victims inside a La-Grange home. The suspects were reportedly arrested and one of the alleged assailants actually contacted a friend of the victims asking for gas money while police were still on scene. Wednesday night about 10:36 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to ...

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Chamber Hosts 41st Annual Christmas Parade in Downtown LaGrange


The Christmas season is here and with it comes many family traditions. The trees are up, presents are beginning to be wrapped, and family is drawing together in their homes, patiently awaiting the arrival of Santa Claus on Christmas Eve. While our family traditions live on, our traditions as a town continue as well. This past Thursday night, November 30th, ...

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Troup Drills Shaw, 74-0; Tigers Finish Off Smiths Station


Even when they win, which is most of the time, the Troup High wrestlers sometimes get mixed reviews. That was the case for the Tigers on Tuesday night as they improved their dual meet record to 10-1. But Troup High got some harsh criticism despite a 74-0 win over Columbus Shaw and a 45-33 victory against the Smiths Station Panthers ...

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