Monthly Archives: December 2018

Troup County Launches SPLOST IV Project on Jim Perry Road

Commissioner Ellis Cadenhead, James Emery, and Kevin Kinnersley - Jim Perry Rd. Project

The Troup County Board of Commissioners would like to inform Troup County citizens of the recent launch of a SPLOST IV project on Jim Perry Road in LaGrange, Georgia. Troup County Roads and Engineering recently launched the special project, which involves upgrading, widening and paving of the road, in an effort to improve safety, reduce long-term maintenance costs, and adhere ...

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Christmas Trees for Fish Structure at West Point Lake

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers at the West Point Project will accept real Christmas trees, not artificial trees, for recycling Dec. 26, 2018 through Jan. 12, 2019. These donated trees will be used to create brush piles in the lake to improve fish habitat. The trees may be dropped off in the parking lots of Yellowjacket Boat Ramp ...

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Man Charged with Stabbing Roommate

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LaGrange Police have charged a local man with Aggravated Assault after he allegedly stabbed his roommate during a dispute. Wednesday night about 11:25 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Windsor Park Apartments on Town Center Drive in reference to reports of a possible stabbing. Police were advised that one roommate at the location was attempting to ...

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Updated: Police Investigating Troup Street Murder

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LaGrange Police are investigating an incident where a young man was shot and killed over the weekend on Troup Street. Sunday afternoon about 2:53 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police responded to the intersection of Troup and Jenkins Street in reference to reports of gunshots being fired in the area. When officers arrived they were directed to the 800 block ...

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Capital City Bank Robbed in West Point

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West Point Police are looking for a man who robbed the Capital City Bank in West Point Friday morning. Police say an unknown white male strolled into the Capital City Bank on West 10th Street in West Point around 10:02 a.m. Friday and slid a note to a teller demanding all of the money. Police are still working to identify ...

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Obits — Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Striffler-Hamby Rayfield “Ray” J. Relihan Mr. Rayfield “Ray” J. Relihan, 98, of LaGrange, GA passed away Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at Wellstar Hospice LaGrange. Mr. Relihan was born November 28, 1920 in Walpole, NH, son of the late Dennis and Catherine Relihan.  He graduated from Stevens High School in Claremont, NH and from Embry-Riddle University.  He was a U.S. Army ...

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City of LaGrange Honored by Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation for Litter Pick-up Campaign

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The City of LaGrange is being honored by the Keep Georgia Foundation for the city’s “Leaving La-Grange Better Than We Found It” litter pick-up campaign. The City of LaGrange received second place in both the State Award, Litter Prevention – Government Agency category and the State Award, Overall Community Improvement – Government Agency category at the 2018 Keep Georgia Beautiful ...

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Audubon’s Annual Christmas Bird Count at Callaway

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The Audubon had its 119th Annual Christmas Bird Count on Saturday, December 15. Birders from all around came to be a part of the longest running community science survey. Callaway Gardens has been participating in this count for over 50 years. The event is done in partnership with FDR State Park. This year, over 72,000 volunteer bird counters were mobilized ...

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Man Shot in Beaman Street Home

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LaGrange Police are investigating an incident where a man was reportedly shot in the back in his own home on Saturday. Saturday afternoon about 1:38 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 100 block of Beaman Street in reference to reports of a subject shot. Officers arrived and made contact with the male victim on the porch ...

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Suspect Charged with Shooting Man in Face

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LaGrange Police have charged a man with Aggravated Assault after he allegedly shot another male in the face during a dispute on Brown Street. Sunday night about 7:30 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded to the 100 block of Brown Street in reference to reports of a subject shot. Officers arrived and made contact with the male victim ...

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