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Drug Suspect Wrecks Truck


Friday morning, La-Grange Police and members of the West Georgia Drug Task Force arrested a man on felony drug charges as a result of a drug investigation that ended in a vehicular pursuit and subsequent wreck. The suspect, Timothy Starling, of Plum Tree Drive in LaGrange, was arrested on unspecified drug charges after he fled from police who were serving ...

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2013 Miss America Bringing Child Abuse Awareness Message To LaGrange

April is a time for action according to Prevent Child Abuse Georgia, an organization whose sole mission is to prevent the abuse and neglect of our state’s children. A local collaboration of child welfare agencies plans to use the month of April to increase awareness of child abuse prevention and what the LaGrange community can do to promote the healthy ...

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Lights Out Cartersville Proves Why They Are Number One


The LaGrange Granger baseball team hosted the Cartersville Hurricanes on Friday in heated region play. After a wild, backand- forth game with a crazy finish, the Grangers find themselves with a 5-4 region record after dropping another—this time to the number one team in the region. For the first two-and-ahalf innings, the Grangers, who have struggled to field a consistent ...

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Troup Defeats Central


The Troup High Tiger baseball team continued region play last Friday as they took on Central. The Tigers came home to Tiger Field after a road loss to Auburn on Thursday. Troup fought to remain competitive in region play as the LaGrange Grangers played currently top-ranked Cartersville across town. In a rare moment of unity, the Tigers hoped for a ...

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Callaway Soccer Falls Short Cavaliers Lose a Close One


Callaway Soccer Falls Short Cavaliers Lose a Close One Callaway boys soccer team The Callaway Cavalier boys soccer team competed against South Paulding in a showdown Friday night. The Cavaliers hosted the Spartans in a nonconference matchup that went down to the wire. The Cavaliers kept it close but were unable to overcome a 2-1 deficit before time expired. Callaway ...

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*Traffic Alert* Broad Street Traffic Affected by Construction


The City of LaGrange wants to alert the community about a traffic alert beginning Monday, April 9th. City crews will begin construction along a portion of Broad Street from Waverly Way to Springdale Drive. Map of upcoming construction on Broad Street. The area in red is area under construction. The area in green is detour route. Construction work will begin ...

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Bellevue Showcases Spring Looks with Downtown LaGrange Fashion Show


The historic Bellevue mansion and a beautiful spring day was the setting for LaGrange’s downtown businesses to show off the clothes and accessories they’ll be offering this season. Hosted by the La-Grange Woman’s Club and Downtown LaGrange Development Authority, this fashion show drew an excited crowd. Models for each of the stores walked through the rooms of the mansion for ...

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Controlling Garden Weeds

Brian Maddy, County Extension Agent As soil temperatures warm up and gardeners begin to plant their transplants and seed, the issue of how to control weeds often arises. A weed is a plant out of place so how do we control weeds in our garden? The problem with vegetable gardens and controlling weeds is that we grow plants in small ...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR • Thursday April 19th at West Point Active Life The Reigning 2017-2018 Ms. Senior Georgia Sandra Komiskey will have a meet and greet from 10 – 10:30 AM and will speak from 10:30 – 11. Everyone is welcome to attend. No children please. If you have any questions please call 706-645-3580. • Friday April 20th West Point Active ...

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