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A Cut Above: Davis, Montgomery Qualify For USA Swimming State Meet

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If they aren’t elite, they are close to it. T’Maya Davis and Carlie Montgomery, two of the rising stars in the Troup County Sharks swimming program, went to great lengths last weekend at the Ralph Crocker Classic in Auburn, Ala. Davis and Montgomery made their coaches and team look good. Both of the LaGrange 10-year-old swimmers qualified for the USA ...

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Police & Sheriff’s Reports

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Police & Sheriff’s Reports • Saturday afternoon about 4:09 p.m. LaGrange Police responded to the Belk department store at the La-Grange Mall in reference to Shoplifting. Officers arrived and made contact with contact an employee and suspect, Ashley Gates, in the parking lot. The loss prevention employee stated that Gates and another female, later identified as Precious Durham, entered the ...

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Christmas in LaGrange: What it means to us

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Christmas in LaGrange: What it means to us Contributions from Staff Writers Jeremy Andrews When you wake up to read this paper on Monday morning, Santa will have come and gone. You and your family will wake up just a little earlier than you would on a holiday, pile into the living room, and open gifts from old Saint Nick. ...

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LaGrange City Council Discusses Plans for New Skate Park

City Councilors watch a presentation about the new skate park

The LaGrange City Council held its weekly work session this past Thursday, December 21st. The session began with discussion of items to be gone over later that night at the weekly meeting, but there was also an item of new business that was of great interest to the Council members and to residents of LaGrange. For quite some time now, ...

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Callaway Receives A Boat Load Of All-Region Football Accolades

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Too much is never enough when it comes to the All-Region football team. The Callaway High Cavaliers can relate with such a dilemma. Coach Pete Wiggins’football team from Callaway High has been overwhelmed with honors in wake of the Cavaliers 11-2 season and three state playoff games. For that and all their hard work the Cavaliers have been rewarded with ...

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Stankiewicz, Thornton and Tramell Discuss Issues

In the final State of The Community luncheon, presented by the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Jackson Heating & Air, mayors from the three municipalities in Troup County discussed common issues facing the cities and plans to address the challenges ahead. The 2016 State of the Cities report, compiled by the National League of Cities, identifies the ...

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Riggins Delivers In Fourth Quarter; Lady Tigers Hold Off Cavaliers, 48-40

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More than anything, winning is almost becoming a routine for coach Carla Thornton’s Lady Tigers. Troup High is playing some good basic basketball with elbow grease, defensive stops and fourth quarter runs. Take Friday night’s rivalry game against Callaway High in Hogansville. The hometown Lady Cavaliers had every chance to beat Troup High. The Lady Cavaliers took a 35-32 lead ...

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Community Calendar

• December18th: The WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Board of Trustees meets routinely on the third Monday of each month at 5:15 p.m. in the WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Board Room. • Now – July 2017: Pasaquan Works on Paper by Eddie Owens Martin. Regular Museum Hours: Tuesday-Friday 9-5PM and Every Third Saturday from 1-4PM. The La-Grange Art Museum ...

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Community Calendar

• December18th: The WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Board of Trustees meets routinely on the third Monday of each month at 5:15 p.m. in the WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Board Room. • Now – July 2017: Pasaquan Works on Paper by Eddie Owens Martin. Regular Museum Hours: Tuesday-Friday 9-5PM and Every Third Saturday from 1-4PM. The LaGrange Art Museum ...

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Tigers Are Pumped, Poised For Toys For Tots Invitational

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  In the past two years the Troup High swimmers have broken eight school records. They are motivated. The Tigers hope to shatter some more school records tonight in the Toys For Tots Invitational at the Mike Daniel Recreation Center. Eighteen teams will be in the building and sooner or later in the pool. One of the fastest squads there ...

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