Monthly Archives: December 2017

Tigers Receive All-Region Honors; Four Grangers Are Chosen

Another winning season for the Tigers means one thing – more awards for Troup High football players. A total of 10 Tiger players have been named to the All-Region 5-AAAA team. And seven of those THS players are first-teamers, including senior quarterback Montez Crowe, junior split end Jamari Thrash, sophomore wide receiver Kobe Hudson, junior defensive end King Mwikuta (6-foot-4, ...

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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 7:15 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 200 block of East Cannon Street in reference to an Entering Auto. Officers arrived and made contact with the complainant, who stated her purse, ...

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Law Enforcement Collect Toys for Tots

Now that Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales are a distant memory, local law enforcement officers are headed out to gather toys for the kids in our community that might not otherwise have anything under the tree Christmas morning. Georgia State Troopers are once again partnering with the George Eiland Marine Corps League Detachment #1040 to collect Christmas toys for ...

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Annual Holiday Tradition Continues with The Nutcracker


The Lafayette Ballet Company’s production of The Nutcracker opens on December 1st. Seeing this timeless ballet on the first weekend of December has become a holiday tradition for many families, an opportunity provided through the Lafayette Society for Performing Arts for more than 30 years. Over 170 dancers will perform this classic ballet with four performances at the Troup High ...

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Familiar Historical Christmas Display Makes its Way Back Downtown after Generous Donation


Many LaGrange residents likely remember shopping at Mansour’s at some point in their life. Most vividly are the memories of our town’s old department store at Christmas time, the hustle and bustle of holiday shoppers and the beautiful decorations and displays that filled the shop. While Mansour’s no longer stands as a reminder of these times passed, LaGrange always manages ...

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Georgia Motorcycle Safety Program (GMSP) Announces Grant Funds Earmarked for Share the Road Initiatives

Grant funding totaling $93,458 has been awarded to the Georgia Motorcycle Safety Program (GMSP) by the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS). The approved funding will be used to increase motorcycle safety awareness and outreach by encouraging all motorists and motorcyclists to Share the Road. “The need for motorcycle safety programs is greater than ever, and this support from GOHS ...

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

That afternoon’s meet cute at Starbucks was a defining moment in my life, right there in the heart of my hometown. The conversation flowed as most random meets do, awkward and flushed. She was as full of life as the city around her, a third year Early Childhood Education major at LaGrange College. We talked for a moment and I ...

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Community Calendar

• December 2: Hogansville Active Life, 407 Church Street. Hogansville, GA. Join us for live music food, socializing, dancing & fun. Doors open at 6:30pm. Featuring Jimmy Smith and The New River band. 7pm-10pm. 18 older & 6 admission. Bring an Hors D’oeuvre or dessert if you choose. • December 10: Troup Community Choir wil be hosting their Annual Christmas ...

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LaGrange College Brings the Christmas Spirit at their Annual Christmas on the Hill


The holiday season has reached our town once more and the locals are taking notice. Horse and carriage rides parade around the square, lights hang from the trees, and chilly winter weather has finally reached LaGrange. This time of year LaGrange has many activities for its residents and visitors to take part in. Most notably perhaps is Lagrange College’s Annual ...

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Deputies Looking for Grinch who Stole Christmas Float


Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators are looking for a veritable Grinch who stole a float being prepared for the local Christmas parade. Monday morning, Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators responded to Pine View Baptist Church on Whitesville Road upon reports of a flatbed trailer reported stolen off church property. Deputies arrived and spoke to the victims, who stated that the trailer was ...

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