Monthly Archives: June 2019

Police Investigating Stabbing Incident

Tommy Murphy Staff Writer LaGrange Police are investigating an incident were a man was reportedly stabbed multiple times in his home. Early Friday morning about 6:30 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 800 block of New Franklin Road in reference to reports of person who had been stabbed. Officers arrived and made contact with the male ...

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Police Looking for Suspect who Shot at Good Samaritans

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Tommy Murphy Staff Writer LaGrange Police are looking for a man on several felony charges after he allegedly fired gunshots at a pair of Good Samaritans who stopped to intervene in an altercation he was having with a female. Thursday evening about 6:40 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded to the area of Lanett Avenue upon reports of ...

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Your Pie Celebrated First Year in LaGrange

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Tammy Greathouse Staff Writer It’s been a great year at Your Pie—LaGrange. Owner and managing partner, Bob Rosato says, “Everyday matters at Your Pie, and we desire to offer a complete package of Your Pie Lagrange celebrates its one year anniversary with $5.00 pizzas, specials on local beers, and fantastic live entertainment from music artist Austin Webb Your Pie Celebrated ...

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Special Awards were Given out at Rotary’s Annual Banquet

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Melanie Turner Editor Rotary had its Annual Banquet at LaGrange College Thursday night. Susan Ferguson who has been the President of the Rotary for the last year led the meeting. Along with a nice meal, there were awards given out to honor people for their service. Sheriff James Woodruff was given the Charles D. Hudson, Service Above Self Citizen of ...

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Obits – June 30, 2019

Lakùes-Dunson-Robertson Wylean Smith Mother Wylean Smith was born in LaGrange Georgia October 27, 1912, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Earnest and Della Moss Norwood. She was married to the late Judge Woodyard Senior on August 28, 1927. On Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at the age of one hundred and six, Wylean passed away peacefully in Inkster, Michigan. In addition ...

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Bellevue is Temporarily Closed for Restoration

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Tammy Greathouse Staff Writer The diligent ladies of the LaGrange Woman’s Club will be overseeing necessary repairs and restorations at Bellevue over the next few months. The house was officially closed to the public on June 18 and will re-open once the work has been completed. Following the initial work inspection, it was determined that several new floor joists were ...

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The Ray and Curiosity Lab at Peachtree Corners Partner to Further Transportation Innovation

Combining Urban and Rural Settings, Peachtree Corners and The Ray Position Georgia as Transportation Innovation Powerhouse The Ray and Curiosity Lab at Peachtree Corners, are excited to announce a partnership to further transportation innovation in Georgia. The key purposes of this partnership include: •The facilitation of emerging technology testing and demonstration between the two locations of The Ray’s 18-mile interstate ...

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Deputies Investigating J&J Food Mart Break-In

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Tommy Murphy Staff Writer Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators are looking for a pair of men who allegedly smashed their way into convenience store late Thursday night. Early Friday morning about 2:25 a.m., deputies with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office responded to the J&J Food Mart on Bartley Road in reference to an alarm activation. Deputies arrived to find the front ...

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Red Sox Edge the Marlins, 5-4, Kunchala Contributes for the Sox

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Chris Fernsler Sports Writer All season long, Pradeep Kunchala has been soaking up the baseball atmosphere. The India native has been learning his lessons on the diamond, in the outfield and with a bat in his hands. Kunchala plays for the Red Sox in the West Georgia Men’s Baseball League in LaGrange. Kunchala is one of the guys. He plays ...

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Man Charged with Trafficking Meth in Multi-Month Narcotics Investigation

Tommy Murphy Staff Writer Narcotics Investigators with the LaGrange Police Department have charged a man with trafficking meth as a result of an extensive investigation. Thursday night about 9:30 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department’s Special Investigations Unit arrested Andrew “Andy” Stone as the result of a multi-month investigation into the trafficking of methamphetamine. Police say that Stone was ...

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