Monthly Archives: December 2017

Community Calendar

• January 23: The LaGrange Police Department will be hosting a Citizens Police Academy at the LaGrange Police Department Training Center at 376 Aerotron Parkway, starting on Tuesday from 6:00pm to 8:30pm. The academy will run for ten weeks, ending with graduation on March 27th 2018. *All Applications to participate must be completed by Friday January 19th 2018. Application forms ...

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What are You Doing New Year’s Eve?


The age old question haunts the holiday season every year. Songs have been written about it, people are always asking, and yet it seems that New Year’s Eve plans continue to get made at the last minute. Everyone gets so wrapped up in Christmas that New Year’s Eve plans tend to be decided on in the week between Christmas and ...

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LaGrange Resident Becomes Mayor for the Day


A LaGrange resident was honored as Mayor for the Day Thursday, December 21st. The LaGrange Academy 4th grade student spent the day learning about the City of LaGrange. Mayor Martin started his day at City Hall learning the responsibilities of the Mayor, City Manager, and city staff. He then spent some time at the LaGrange Police Department where he met ...

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LaGrange Police Set to Host Citizen’s Academy

The LaGrange Police Department will be hosting another Citizen’s Police Academy starting on January 23. The ten-week course runs through the end of March, with graduation closing out the classes on March 27. Classes are taught once a week on Tuesdays from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. For over three decades, the LaGrange Police Department has held a class meant ...

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City Council Discusses Greenville Street Bridge and Animal Adoption

The City Council gathered together this past Thursday night, December 21st, for a pre-Christmas meeting where they would discuss many different happenings in and around the community. There was a special guest on hand that night. Mayor Martin, a fourth grader participating as Mayor for the Day where he traveled all across the city, visited different places, and learned the ...

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Christmas in LaGrange: What it means to us


Christmas in LaGrange: What it means to us Contributions from Staff Writers Jeremy Andrews When you wake up to read this paper on Monday morning, Santa will have come and gone. You and your family will wake up just a little earlier than you would on a holiday, pile into the living room, and open gifts from old Saint Nick. ...

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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. • Wednesday afternoon about 12:30 p.m., La-Grange Police responded the Walmart on New Franklin Road in reference to Shoplifting. Officers arrived and spoke with the store’s loss prevention officer, who stated they observed male, later ...

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Ferdinand Movie Review (Spoiler Free)

With Star Wars: The Last Jedi opening this past week, many movie openings were overlooked. If you or your kids aren’t crazy about the Star Wars franchise or are just looking for a movie that boasts a PG rating rather than Star Wars’ PG-13, then Ferdinand might be the movie for you. Set in Spain, Ferdinand begins with the title ...

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