Monthly Archives: November 2018

No. 1 Rockmart Collides With Second Ranked Callaway Tonight


No hype is necessary. That will be the case tonight as No. 1-ranked Rockmart compares notes and game plans with No. 2-ranked Callaway in the Class AA state football semifinals. Bad intentions are expected in the 7:30 p.m. kickoff in Rockmart. “We’re going to need four quarters of Callaway football. We need to hit them in the mouth. Rockmart is ...

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Warrants Issued for Occupied Residence Burglary


Warrants have been issued for a local man’s arrest after he allegedly broke into an occupied home overnight and was confronted in the act. Making matters worse for him, the victim reportedly recognized the suspect from high school. LaGrange Police began investigating the incident early Tuesday morning when they were called to Bernard Avenue in reference to a burglary in ...

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Troup, Blessed Trinity Hook Up In Class AAAA State Semifinals


Tanner Glisson takes nothing for granted, especially good tidings of the football kind. So what has the Troup High head coach done for the Tigers lately? Glisson has propelled Troup High to a 12-1 record and a berth in the Class AAAA state football semifinals against Blessed Trinity. The Tigers and Titans will square off tonight at 7:30 in Roswell. ...

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Police & Sheriff’s Reports 11-28-2018

Friday afternoon about 1:10 p.m., officers took a walk-in report at the LaGrange Police Department in reference to a financial transaction card fraud. Police spoke to the complainant, who stated that on November 7 his nieces dropped him off at WellStar West Georgia Medical Center in their vehicle so that he could receive medical treatment for pneumonia. The complainant stated ...

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Obits–Wednesday, November 28

McKibben  Mr. Robert M. Dodds Mr. Robert M. Dodds, 88, of Luthersville, passed away Friday, November 23, 2018, at Ansley Park Health and Rehabilitation in Newnan. Mr. Dodds was born October 30, 1930, in Luthersville, son of the late Marion and Irene Chambless Dodds.  A U.S. Army Signal Corps veteran of the Korean War, he retired from Bellsouth, now AT&T, ...

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Update: Police Name Additional Suspects for Preakness Drive Robbery


Update: Since the time of this publication, both Anthony “Tony” Lee Floyd and Travious Shimon Jennings have been CAUGHT. Jerry Dean West remains at large at this time.  LaGrange Police have identified three additional suspects from a robbery on Preakness Drive where the suspects allegedly robbed two men with the help of two female juveniles. Arrest warrants have been issued for ...

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Traffic Violations Lead to Felony Drug Charges

LaGrange Police have arrested a male and female on felony drug charges after they allegedly ran multiple stop signs Sunday night. Sunday night about 7:47 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department were on patrol in the area of Dix Street when officers spotted a green Ford F-150 fail to stop at a stop sign. Police then continued to follow ...

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Police Investigating AAA Food Mart Robbery

LaGrange Police are investigating an Armed Robbery that reportedly occurred at a local convenience store late Friday night. Friday night about 9:20 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded to the AAA Food Mart on Fourth Avenue in reference to a panic alarm. Officers arrived and made contact with the female store clerk, who stated that three unidentified males ...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR •The Optimist Club of LaGrange meets for lunch every Monday at noon at the Mike Daniel Recreation Center. We would love for anyone to come out and see what we are all about. We are always looking for new members! For more information contact Natalie Phillips, (706) 883-6138. •Every Tuesday: LaGrange Lions Club meets every Tuesday at noon ...

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