Monthly Archives: January 2018

Police Arrest Shooting Victim for Drug Possession

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LaGrange Police have arrested a shooting victim who was later determined to illegally be in possession of legal and illicit narcotics. Early Friday morning about 2:15 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to West Georgia Medical Center in reference to gunshot wounds. While helping the victim, hospital staff discovered two plastic baggies and a large amount of cash ...

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THINC Students Take to the Schools to Teach CPR and Safety

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When an emergency happens at home, who do you call? Thanks to students in Ms. Sharell Lewis’ Introduction to Health Science course at THINC College & Career Academy (THINC), the young learners at Berta Weathersbee Elementary now know exactly what to do in the event of an emergency. Earlier this month, THINC students closed out their most recent Project Based ...

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Circles of Troup County Hosts 2nd Annual Birthday Bash and Fundraiser

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Circles of Troup County, a non-profit organization that works to address poverty in the community, held its second annual fundraiser event. Holly Roberts, one of Circles’ hardworking Coaches, was able to use her birthday celebration this past Thursday, January 25th, as a fundraiser for the program that she loves. Just like last year, this year’s fundraiser was held at one ...

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Downtown LaGrange Skate Plaza Design Finalized

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The final design of the proposed downtown La-Grange Skate Plaza is completed. After two public and several virtual meetings with members of the skateboard community the design of the skate plaza now incorporates all the desired elements. Former professional skateboarder and Stantec design consultant Kanten Russell is now helping to create construction plans. “This is a great project,” the 13 ...

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Police Recover Burglarized Items, Suspect Already in Jail

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LaGrange Police have charged a teen with a felony burglary after he was arrested for a separate incident and later found to have been in possession of goods allegedly stolen from an Alton Drive home. Thursday night about 7:56 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded to Alton Drive in reference to a Burglary. Officers arrived and spoke with ...

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Lady Grangers Wear Down Troup With Defense, Dozier’s 32 Points

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Both teams had their fair share of speed bumps. There were plenty of ups, and downs and runs. There was no quit in either the Lady Tigers or the Lady Grangers. Their Friday night Region 5-AAAA backyard rivalry was decided by some good old fashioned basketball execution. And LaGrange High had much more of that. The Lady Grangers played with ...

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Chipper Becomes Seventh Atlanta Brave To Enter Cooperstown, Hall of Fame

From the batter’s box to Peachtree Street, Chipper Jones always did have good timing. That was the case once again last Wednesday as Jones was revealed as one of baseball’s newest Hall of Famers. Jones becomes the seventh Atlanta Brave to make it to Cooperstown. Already recognized as Hall of Famers is former Braves manager, Bobby Cox, and five ex-Atlanta ...

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The Season for March for Babies is Almost Here

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The most precious gift that we can have in this life is our children. Babies are a gift and bring so much joy and love into all of our lives on a daily basis. Unfortunately life can be cruel and every year many babies are lost due to premature births and infant mortality. It is a sad, terrible part of ...

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