Monthly Archives: November 2018

Duo Arrested for Threatening to Shoot up Walmart


LaGrange Police have arrested two young men who allegedly made loud threats to shoot up Walmart while walking around inside the store. Tuesday morning about 7:17 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to Walmart on New Franklin Road in reference to terroristic threats. Police arrived and spoke to employees who advised that two male subjects, one of whom ...

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Lafayette Christian Gathers Donations for Soldiers


As part of their annual Community Work Day (2018), enthusiastic 5th graders at Lafayette Christian School in LaGrange made 91 handcrafted cards and collected 4,418 items to be placed in care packages for deployed soldiers through the U.S. Army Reserve’s 335th Signal Command (Theater), headquartered just outside of Atlanta, in East Point, Georgia. Captains Maurice Bonner and Jamica Bryant, along ...

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Teen Accused of Embezzling from Great Wolf


Over the weekend, officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Great Wolf Lodge on Tom Hall Parkway in reference to reports of fraud. Officers arrived and made contact with Great Wolf Human Resource Director, Katherine Morefield, who reported that they received a notification about a flagged credit on one of their accounts. Upon investigation, the lodge determined that ...

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County School System Department of Exceptional Education announces the intent to destroy Exceptional Education records for students who were born prior to 1995. Records will be destroyed that were collected, maintained, or used in providing a free appropriate public education for disabled and/or exceptional students in the Troup County School System. This notice is in compliance with records retention requirements ...

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Skyhawks Football Wins Second Game of Season


The Point University Skyhawks earned their second victory of the season against St. Andrews University on Saturday, October 20. Playing on the road in Laurinburg, N.C., the Skyhawks put together a 2117 win. Point University scored fourteen of their points in the second quarter en route to their first region victory. The Skyhawks’ secondquarter scores came after a touchdown from ...

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Government Center Door Closure

At a recent Troup County Commissioner Meeting, a decision was made to permanently close the Greenville Street entrance door at the Troup County Government Center due to a recent inspection that found that the door is not compliant with the American Disability Act. After much discussion with county leaders about the overwhelming cost to retrofit the doorway and the fact ...

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Suspected Drug Dealer Arrested After Blocking Intersection

Police have arrested a Greenville man on drug distribution charges after he was stopped for blocking an intersection in Downtown LaGrange. Monday evening about 6 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department were on foot patrol in the downtown area stopping vehicles for blocking intersections when officers made contact with a Chevy Cavalier. After pulling over the vehicle and explaining ...

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