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Hogansville Reluctantly Agrees to Increase Water Rates

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As the City of Hogansville was preparing to finalize their budget later in the evening, City Manager David Milliron received a pair of phone calls that threw a wrench into their plans to avoid increasing utility rates. The first call was from Assured Guaranty regarding debt obligations on whether or not they were going to allow the city to move ...

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The Honorable Judge Boyd Retires

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On Friday June 22nd, a luncheon was held in honor of Mr. Boyd. Surrounded by friends and colleagues Mr. Boyd was treated to lunch and lively conversation. He was thanked by everyone there for his strong faith, humble spirit, and his dedication and support of Troup County. Sherriff Woodruff told of sage old wisdom that he received from Mr. Boyd, ...

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Your Pie Holds Ribbon Cutting For Grand Opening

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The LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce held both a ribbon cutting and a grand-opening ceremony at 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 22nd for Your Pie in downtown La-Grange. The much-anticipated event comes after months of preparation on the part of Your Pie. The Athens, Georgia based pizza chain broke ground in LaGrange several months ago and has worked to embed itself ...

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Sea Turtles Reflect on Weekend 3×3 Tournament

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Four Sea Turtles teams competed in last weekend’s 3×3 tournament. For many, the June 16 competition was their first experience playing competitive 3×3. Troup County News sat down with the Sea Turtles at their Tuesday practice and got insight as they reflected on their tournament experience. Those competing were broken into two divisions— U11 (under eleven) and high-school aged. Kenzo ...

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Police Investigating Smoke Shop Burglary

LaGrange Police are investigating an incident where currently unknown suspect(s) were able to break into a shop downtown and steal money from the register and an ATM inside. Monday morning about 8 a.m., officers with La-Grange Police Department responded to Alpha Smoke Shop on Bull Street in reference to reports of a break-in. Officers arrived and discovered that the lower ...

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Juvenile Charged for Fight at Ball Field

Things didn’t go exactly as a mother expected when she called to report her daughter being involved in a fight at the local ball fields, and her juvenile daughter ended up being charged too. Late Tuesday night about 10:35 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to George Harris Complex on Ragland Street. Officers arrived and spoke with the ...

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Troup County School System Teachers Get a LIFT During Summer Externship

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Twenty Troup County School System (TCSS) teachers recently received a ‘lift’ from local businesses as they participated in a summer externship designed to bring advanced manufacturing knowledge into the classroom. During the LaGrange Industrial Fellowship for Teachers (LIFT) experience, teams of teachers spent five days immersed in the business environment of six local host companies. On the final day of ...

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Suspects Arrested for Meth in Stolen Truck

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LaGrange Police have charged a male and female with felony drug possession after they were found riding around in a stolen truck along with other items that are believed to be stolen. Monday afternoon about 4 p.m., officers with La-Grange Police Department were told to look out for a stolen vehicle that was seen on New Franklin Road. Officers in ...

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