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Police Nab Tool Burglar

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LaGrange Police have arrested an alleged burglar with the help of an anonymous tipster who reported the suspect breaking into a tool shed. Wednesday morning about 8:12 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to Alford Street in reference to reports of a burglary in progress. Police received reports that a male wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt was breaking ...

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Keyes Street Shooting Suspect Still at Large

Police are investigating an incident where a local man was reportedly shot multiple times during an armed robbery on Keyes Street. Sunday night about 9:17 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Emergency Room in reference to reports of a subject who was shot. Officers arrived and made contact with the 22year-old male victim, who had ...

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Local Resident Pushes for Stricter Animal Ordinance, Seeks to Outlaw Dog Tethering in Troup County

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UPDATE: This article has been updated to reflect that Kettler is currently pushing for a change in current animal ordinances in regard to chain weight regulations and shelter requirements. Additionally, it is of note that these ordinances are passed on a city-by-city basis. Kettler, who does wish to see an end to all dog tethering, has since clarified that she ...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

COMMUNITY CALENDAR •Every Tuesday: LaGrange Lions Club meets every Tuesday at noon at the Highland Country Club. We would love for anyone to come out and see what we are all about. We are always looking for new members! •Every Wednesday: Preschool Story Time at LaGrange Memorial Library at 10:30 a.m. Enjoy stories, fingerplays, songs and a craft. •December 1, ...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

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 allabout. Wearealwayslookingfornewmembers! For more information contact Natalie Phillips, (706) 883-6138. •Every Tuesday: LaGrange Lions Club meets every TuesdayatnoonattheHighlandCountryClub. Wewould love for anyone to come out and see ...

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Pure Life Studios

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Pure Life is a nice little eclectic nugget nestled in LaGrange. Owned by Maggie McDonald, Pure Life Studios is a listening room that reminds one of bygone college days and of a time when all one wanted to do was just unwind and enjoy some music. Its unique design makes listeners feel right at home with a set up that ...

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Hogansville City Manager Graduates

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Hogansville City Manager David Milliron was one of five local government administrators to graduate from the University of Georgia’s Certified Public Manager (CPM) program on Friday.  UGA’s CPM program, with 300 hours of curriculum, helps state and local government managers enhance their leadership skills through in-class learning, independent study and a capstone project that addresses an issue affecting their individual ...

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Sea Turtles Soccer Releases Intro Video ahead of National Title Appearance

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They’re not your average Sea Turtles. “Most turtles are found in the sea,” they say in the opening of their national championship introduction video. “But we’re not normal sea turtles.” “We play on a sea of green grass.” The fifty-seven-second video, made by Mr. Evans at LaGrange High, introduces viewers to the members of the Sea Turtles’ national title team. ...

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Callaway High Fishing Team Hosts First-Ever Benefit Tournament

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The Callaway High and Middle School fishing teams hosted their first-ever benefit tournament Saturday, November 10 at Highland Pines Marina & Resort in LaGrange. The tournament boasted a strong turnout of twenty-seven boats despite chillingly-cold weather. Boats blasted off at safelight at 6:30 AM, and all participants returned for weigh-in at 3:00 PM to showcase their hauls. Participants made solid ...

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Enjoying the Active Life

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It’s 8 a.m. and already The Active Life parking lot in LaGrange is beginning to fill.  Driving up, one can’t help but notice how different this senior gathering place looks and feels compared to a typical center.  The ranch-style building with wrap-around porch and lovely manicured lawns provides a warm and welcoming environment that only gets better once a visitor ...

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