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From Bach to Rock 2.0: LaGrange High Chorus Dazzles in Spectacular Finale

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The LaGrange High School chorus concluded their threeday run of the 2018 Spring Concert entitled From Bach to Rock 2.0 on Saturday. The concert, a revisiting of the 1994 show directed by Marty Davis, Debbie Bordona, and Marion Towns, featured twenty-six different impressive performances, including seven solo acts. Intricately-choreographed and meticulously-performed, the 2018 LHS Spring Concert kicked off with a ...

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Pair Arrested for Lottery Ticket Incident

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LaGrange Police have arrested to two people on domestic violence charges after a local woman allegedly stole some lottery tickets from the father of her child and then pepper sprayed him when he tried to get them back. Friday afternoon about 12:30 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to Gorham Street in reference to reports of a fight ...

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DUI Suspect Claims Wrecked Car was Stolen

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Police arrested a man for Driving Under the Influence late Friday night after they found his vehicle wrecked and abandoned in LaGrange. The suspect initially tried to claim someone had taken his vehicle and wrecked it, despite still having the keys, but he eventually admitted to the incident. Early Saturday morning about 12:26 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department ...

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2018 Candidate Forum at the Del’avant

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The Troup County Chamber of Commerce sponsored the 2018 Candidate Forum at Del’avant in downtown LaGrange on Monday. The forum featured both candidates for the county commission chair as well as those running for the District 7 school board seat. Incumbent County chairmen Patrick Crews defended his seat against Tripp Foster while taking a barrage of questions from Hogansville Mayor ...

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Entering Auto Suspect Caught at Granger Park

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Police have arrested a male suspect as the result of a strange encounter where the man was caught red-handed entering a vehicle at Granger Park. Thursday night, April 26th, about 8:45 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department were patrolling the area of Granger Park when they observed the dome light activated inside a pickup truck parked in the area. ...

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Team Members at Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia Donate to the American Cancer Society

Team Members at Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia Donate to the American Cancer Society Team Tmembers at Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) recently donated $35,000 to the American Cancer Society through its team member donation program. KMMG matched a portion of the team member donations. KMMG’s “Matching Gift Program” allows team members to donate to five charities, and the American ...

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Drunk Driver Crashes While Being Pulled Over

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LaGrange Police have charged a man with Driving Under the Influence after he crashed into a parked vehicle while being pulled over. Late Thursday night, around 11 p.m., LaGrange Police were on patrol in the area of Hogansville Road near Youngs Mill Road when officers received reports of a reckless driver traveling in their direction. The suspect vehicle, a Toyota ...

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Woman Charged for Mailing Drugs Into Jail

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Narcotics Investigators have charged a local woman with nearly two dozen felony drug warrants for attempting to get drugs into the Troup County Jail. On Tuesday April 26th, Drug Agents with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office concluded a lengthy narcotics investigation where the female was accused of repeatedly attempting to sneak drugs into the Troup County Jail. With the assistance ...

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Carmichael Named Board Chairman at LaGrange College

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  LaGrange business leader Bobby Carmichael has been elected chairman of La-Grange College’s Board of Trustees. He will take over for Atlanta businessman Scott Hawkins, who served for two terms as chairman. Carmichael was born in Atlanta but raised in Columbus. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and accounting from Auburn University in 1971, and became a certified ...

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Troup County Attorneys Participating in Legal Food Frenzy

The Troup County Bar Association is collecting food and money for the annual Georgia Legal Food Frenzy. Attorneys across Georgia are competing to see who can raise the most food and funds. The Legal Food Frenzy is a two week food drive, run by the Georgia Attorney General’s Office and the Georgia Food Bank Association. Georgia’s Legal Food Frenzy continues ...

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