Monthly Archives: February 2018

LaGrange High Students Place Tops in Future Business Leaders of America Region Competition


When Laura Carroll, LaGrange High School’s Business and Marketing class educator became the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) adviser for students interested in business, she was preparing them for the moment they recently experienced during the FBLA Region competition – to walk away as winners. Three members of her FBLA team attended the event and two walked away with ...

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Lafayette and Cottage Industry


Georgia House Resolution 899 was unanimously approved: “Now, therefore, be it resolved by the House of Representatives that the members of this body recognize September 6 of each year as Marquis de Lafayette Day in the State of Georgia.” Put in the hopper January 18, 2018; first reading January 19, second January 22, and on to stardom. Randy Nix and ...

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Citizen’s Police Academy Week 2: Constitutional Policing

LaGrange Police hosted their second week of the Citizen’s Police Academy Tuesday night and covered the topic of constitutional policing. The Constitution and state constitutions limit what government officials can and cannot do. Being a government agency, that also includes local police departments. The two constitutional amendments that primarily regulate law enforcement are the Fourth Amendment and the Fourteenth amendment. ...

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Community Calendar

• February 5: CASA of Troup County, Inc. (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is in need of community volnteers. Training classes will begin on Monday February 5th and will be held on Mondays and Thursdays from 5:00pm-7:30pm. The trainings will be held at the CASA office at 118 Ridley Avenue. Please contact Katrina Self, Executive Director, at (706) 298-3629 or ...

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Historical Society Hosts Tour of the Archives


Our history is indelible, a record of all the triumphs and losses that we have endured together as a community and a family. These records are crucial for reflection and for growth. Here in LaGrange and Troup County, there are a plethora of records from the past that are housed in the Troup County Archives, a gateway to the past ...

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GPS Leads Deputies to Wanted Burglar


Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a man on numerous burglary warrants thanks to some assistance from a GPS device in a government truck that he allegedly stole. Tuesday morning about 8:42 a.m., 911 operators notified Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies that law enforcement in Opelika, AL had evidence that a stolen city government truck was possibly in Troup County. Opelika ...

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Man Killed and Another Injured in Separate Shootings

Two men were shot during separate incidents in LaGrange on Monday night. One man was killed after numerous shots were fired into a home and another male was found lying on the floor with a gunshot wound in another residence across town. The deceased male was killed after a bevy of bullets were fired into a house on the 100 ...

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