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Showcase Group’s Showcase Awards Honors Community Leaders in South West Georgia

Showcase Group, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of youth, their families and communities, announces its fifth annual Showcase Awards honorees and awards event. All proceeds from the event benefit the Showcase Group Advocacy Initiative that supports South West Georgia youth transitioning out of the juvenile justice system, back into the community to prevent them from facing incarceration ...

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1,706 Cats Fixed by MOSA

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Since 2009 the Mosa Fund has been assisting our community with spay/neuter services and making a difference, not only in the lives of felines, but also in the lives of the people who love and care for them. The cost to sterilize a cat can be a deterrent for many people, but there is an even higher cost regarding community ...

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Felony Arrest for Repeat Shoplifter

LaGrange Police have filed a felony charge against a Carrollton man accused of stealing clothing at the LaGrange Mall. Wednesday morning about 11:30 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to B. Turner’s in the La-Grange Mall on Lafayette Parkway in reference to reports of shoplifting. While en route, police were informed that a manager from B. Turner’s was ...

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Tourism in Troup County

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The Tourism Committee held their last meeting at Pure Life Studios on Thursday November 15. They went over their business and agendas and also some new ideas that they had to boost tourism in the community. The discussion brought forth engaging ideas that focused on small businesses and nonprofits in the area. Much of the focus Thursday centered around helping ...

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Drunk Driver Claims She Was Kidnapped

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LaGrange Police have arrested a female drunk driver, who claimed that she was trying to escape from being kidnapped. Police later determined that the people who “kidnapped” her were just her friends and family, who unsuccessfully attempted to stop her from driving while intoxicated. Early Tuesday morning about 2:20 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department observed a grey KIA ...

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LaGrange to File Nuisance Abatement Against Tall Pines

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During Tuesday’s LaGrange City Council meeting, the council voted to move forward with filing nuisance abatement against Tall Pines Apartments, with the intent to put pressure on the owners to fix the deplorable living conditions in the complex. The city has been attempting to work with Tall Pines for months, allowing them time to address numerous complaints about mold, exposed ...

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New Fire Chief Named for the City of LaGrange

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Near the close of Tuesday’s LaGrange City Council meeting, City Manager Meg Kelsey officially announced that the search for a new fire chief has come to a close and named current Deputy Fire Chief John Brant as the sole finalist for the position. Brant has served the City of LaGrange Fire Department for 23 years with 14 years of management ...

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LaGrange Police Sergeant Elected Georgia Police Accreditation Coalition President

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LaGrange Police Sergeant Karen Sanders was recently elected President of the Georgia Police Accreditation Coalition, or GPAC. Sanders previously served as Secretary, Treasurer, and Vice-President. “I am honored to serve in this capacity. The contacts I have made throughout the state are a huge asset to our department,” said Sanders. “This is a support group that strives to make each ...

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