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Alabama Has Something To Prove Against Clemson In Sugar Bowl

Two college football goliaths, Alabama and Clemson, are on another collision course. So what else is new? The Crimson Tide and Tigers will meet once again in the postseason with their Sugar Bowl showdown on Jan. 1 in New Orleans. The game will get underway at 8:45 p.m. with some gumbo and a national playoff semifinal on the line. So ...

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Grangers Bash Stone Mountain; LaGrange Boys Never Trail

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A nail-biter, it was not. The Grangers did what they wanted to, when they wanted to and with some basketball emphasis. The LaGrange High boys decked Stone Mountain like an Olympic boxer by virtue of their 72-41 beatdown in the second round of the Toyota Classic on Thursday night at LHS. “We sped the game up. We got some easy ...

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Police & Sheriff’s Reports

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The individuals listed have been cited/arrested/charged in Troup County. However, this is not an admission of guilt. All parties are considered innocent until proved guilty. • Late Thursday night about 10:25 p.m., LaGrange Police were called to the Well Star West Georgia Medical Center on Vernon Road in reference to a subject refusing to get out of the back of ...

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Woman Charged with Animal Cruelty

LaGrange Police arrested a young woman for Animal Cruelty for failing to take her dog to the vet. Thursday morning, La-Grange Police responded to the 1200 block of Troup Street in reference to an animal complaint. Police were informed that there was a dog behind the residence that had an apparent injury to its legs. Officers checked the residence and ...

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Christmas Tree Recycling in LaGrange

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 If you are looking for a way to recycle your Christmas tree, there are two options available in the City of LaGrange. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will accept live Christmas trees for recycling from December 26th through January 13th. The trees will be used to create fish structures at various locations. Make sure the live trees have no ...

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Community Calendar

• January 23: The LaGrange Police Department will be hosting aCitizens Police Academy at the LaGrange Police Department Training Center at 376 Aerotron Parkway, starting on Tuesday from 6:00pm to 8:30pm. The academy will run for ten weeks, ending with graduation on March 27th 2018. *All Applications to participate must be completed by Friday January 19th 2018. Application forms can ...

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Sweetland on Ice: An Experience You Will Never Forget

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For many that live here in the south, like LaGrange and Troup County residents, the weather tends to lean towards the hot side more often than not throughout the year. Our summers seem to stretch just a little further every year, making people anxious for that first bite of the cold. This creates an issue: our citizens miss out on ...

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National Craft and Home Decor Retailer Hobby Lobby Celebrates Grand Opening of its LaGrange, Georgia Store

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Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., a privately held national retail chain of craft and home decor stores, opens in La-Grange, Georgia with a ribbon cutting and official grand opening celebration on Monday, January 1, at 9 a.m. The grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony is open to the public. The LaGrange store is Hobby Lobby’s 41st location in Georgia. Tory Faulk ...

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Man Arrested After Train Crash

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LaGrange Police have arrested a local man on several misdemeanor charges after an alleged hit & run with a moving train. Thursday evening about 6:50 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the area of Park Avenue near Elm Street in reference to a vehicle that was struck by a train. Officers arrived and found evidence indicating that ...

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Teen Upset He Was Arrested for Theft Even Though He Gave Money Back

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LaGrange Police have arrested a young man on a misdemeanor theft charge after he allegedly stole more than a thousand dollars while working a cash register at a local store. The teen reportedly became upset and resist officers because he thought he shouldn’t be arrested since he gave the money back when caught red handed. Wednesday 9:35 p.m., officers with ...

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