Monthly Archives: February 2018

Community Calendar

• February 17: North Columbus-LaGrange District Christian Board of Education will be hosting a Women’s Conference Saturday at 9:30pm-3pm St. Paul CME Church. 3345 Flint Hill Hwy. (GA 85). Shiloh, GA 31826 Faith, Health, & Finances. Registration – $15.00 per person. Vendors On Site & Lunch served. Contact Person – Marianne Acee – 706-9778136. • Mondays: The “Movers and Shakers” ...

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Fleeing Suspects Found with Counterfeit Money

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LaGrange Police have arrested a pair of suspects on felony forgery charges after they allegedly led police on a high-speed chase Friday night. Late Friday night just after midnight, officers with the LaGrange Police Department attempted to perform a traffic stop on a green Toyota Camry on Harwell Avenue near Miller Street. The Toyota failed to stop and continued on ...

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Drunk Driver Crashes into Utility Pole

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LaGrange Police have arrested an alleged drunk driver, who reportedly crashed into and snapped a utility pole over the weekend. Saturday morning about 2:35 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to Broad Street in reference to an accident involving a vehicle that struck a utility pole. Officers arrived and determined that the driver had attempted to negotiate a ...

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Krewe of Mask Hosts Second Annual Mardi Gras Parade

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Saturday, February 3rd, hundreds of people gathered from the Sweetland Amphitheatre and all around Lafayette Square to celebrate Mardi Gras. In New Orleans, Louisiana, Mardi Gras is a celebration stretching from the Twelfth Night (the last day of Christmas) all the way to Ash Wednesday. This is a huge event, with parties, dancing, parades, and feasting before Lent begins. In ...

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Point Holds on for 101-98 Win over Truett McConnell; Leads Last 28:31

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(Buford, GA), who averages 8.1 points and leads the team with 96 assists and 53 steals in 24 games, contributed eight points, 2 three-pointers, four rebounds, five assists and five steals. Starting forward Chuka Okeke (College Park, GA), who averages 5.4 points and 4.7 rebounds per game, finished with eight points and three rebounds. Five Truett-McConnell players scored 10 or ...

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Point Holds on for 101-98 Win over Truett McConnell; Leads Last 28:31

Point University improved its season records to 7-19 overall and 3-14 in conference with a 10198 victory over eighthplace Truett- McConnell University (15-11; 8-9 AAC) in Appalachian Athletics Conference men’s basketball action, Thursday, Feb. 1, in West Point Park Gym. The teams combined for 28 three-pointers in 60 attempts, with Point making 15-of-29. Point gained a measure of revenge against ...

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New Ventures Hosts Program on the Warming Center for Rotary

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The room was packed at the last meeting of the La-Grange Rotary Club on Wednesday, January 31st, as the members prepared for an incredible presentation, one that is beyond vital for everyone in our community. The Rotary Club of LaGrange is consistently on the cutting edge of what is happening around LaGrange and Troup County and this past meeting was ...

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