Monthly Archives: January 2018

Winter Animal Protection

At this time of the year our winter weather becomes a hot topic. How winter weather affects animals outside is an important consideration. Some folks think that a fur coat is all you need. Tell that to a Chihuahuas in the backyard when it’s 25 degrees out! Huskies and Samoyeds can tolerate extremely cold temperatures if already acclimated to winter ...

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Man Accused of Choking Out the Mother of His Infant Child


LaGrange Police have arrested a local man on domestic violence charges after he allegedly choked out the mother of his infant child causing her to pass out. Thursday afternoon at about 4:28 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 1100 block of First Avenue in reference to a domestic disturbance where a female had reportedly been choked ...

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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. • Thursday morning about 9:24 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 200 block of Payne Street in reference to a theft. Officers arrived and spoke to the female complainant, who stated that sometime overnight after ...

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High-End Apartment Community to be Construction in LaGrange


Construction is set to begin on a high-end apartment community in LaGrange. Construction will begin soon for The Exchange at 1105 The Exchange at 1105 Davis Road, a $28.5 million high-end apartment community will consist of 280 units. This will be the first major multi-family community in 10 years. The project will be developed by Davis Road Developers, L.L.C., whose ...

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Troup County Board of Commissioners Discusses Family Treatment Court, Courthouse Security

This past Thursday, January 11th, the Troup County Board of Commissioners held their work session. It was business as usual for the commissioners, hearing pleas for training, grant applications, and budget amendments ripe for action. The meeting began with a presentation by Denise Robinson, the Felony Adult Drug Court Coordinator. Robinson and other staff members of the FADC had recently ...

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LaGrange Fire Department to Flush Fire Hydrants through mid-February


The LaGrange Fire Department will be flushing fire hydrants throughout the city through February 13th. LFD officers plan to flush hydrants at 72 locations in the City of La-Grange. LFD Lt. Dusty Helton flushes a fire hydrant on Greenville St. The flushing is required to maintain a favorable Insurance Services Office, or ISO, rating. The City of LaGrange currently has ...

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Parks and Recreation Sees Excellent Opening Weekend for Basketball

There are some traditions we all hold very dearly to our hearts. Spending time with family and friends, movies and shows that we follow, and trips where we experience the world are things that families engage in throughout the years that people will remember for a life time. One of the events that many children hold dear is their time ...

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Candidate Hopefuls Speak at Republican Party Meeting


After an absence for Christmas and New Years, The Republican Party and the Republican women returned to action this month, preparing for a full and action packed 2018. The group had a busy 2017, winning big on the local, state, and national levels. They look to continue their momentum this year. Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle has already announced his bid ...

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Male and Female Arrested After Collision with Semi


Police have arrested a male and female on various charges stemming from an auto collision where the suspects initially tried to insist the other had been driving. Tuesday night about 7:55 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded to the 1000 block of Colquitt Street in reference to an auto collision involving a semi-truck and a pickup truck. Police ...

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LaGrange City Council Appoints New Council Members, Other Business


The LaGrange City Council held their first meeting of the year Tuesday, January 9th. The first meeting of the year is known as the “Organizational Meeting”. There are always new appointments, position renewals, and other formalities that must take place at the beginning of the year. New this year, however, were two new councilmen, ready to be sworn in for ...

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