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Giving to Help this Season

The fall and winter can be a busy time full of fun activities and travel, but the same activities that bring joy can also negatively impact patients in need of lifesaving transfusions. In fact, right now, the American Red Cross is facing a severe blood shortage and has issued an urgent call for eligible donors of all blood types to ...

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Mosley Appointed as New County Manager

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The Troup County Board of Commissioners are pleased to announce that they have appointed a new County Manager, Mr. Eric. L. Mosley, effective November 12, 2018. After serving as Assistant County Manager of Troup County since January 2018, Mr. Mosley was appointed as County Manager by the Board of Commissioners at the November 6 regular scheduled board meeting. Mr. Mosley ...

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City of LaGrange Graduates Inaugural LaGrange 101 Class

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The City of LaGrange graduated its inaugural La-Grange 101 Class Tuesday night at the regular City Council meeting. This is a new class hosted by the City of LaGrange to give local citizens an opportunity to experience an inside look at city government. The goal of the class is also to help develop informed and involved citizens. The fifteen members ...

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Sea Turtles Discuss Their National Title Game Appearance

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LaGrange High Coach Shane Pulliam’s 3×3 Sea Turtles Soccer team will be heading to compete in a national tournament in Memphis, Tennessee, on November 24. Their tournament invitation comes after the Sea Turtles dominated in their inaugural season, taking down Atlanta United and other great teams in out-of-area games. Troup County News had the opportunity to speak with the six ...

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Celebrating Life

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First Choice Women’s Center held their annual fundraising dinner at Del’avant in downtown LaGrange Tuesday evening, November 13, with guest speaker Roland C. Warren, president and CEO of Care Net, a nonprofit organization of affiliated pregnancy centers across the U.S. Attendees of the packed event enjoyed good food and good conversation, while gathered to celebrate life. Since 2012 Warren has ...

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Local Team Builds Truck for SEMA Show

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Troup County may be a small town, but it’s full of people with not only skills, but ideas and dreams as well. Just ask Denver Carter and his talented team at Truks N Stuff, who were part of a team that built a truck for the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas. “I would like to mention ...

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Mike Hudson Honored as Veteran of the Year at Annual Ceremony

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under the covered parking adjacent to the Troup County Veterans Memorial at 11 a.m. to attend a Veterans Day ceremony, organized by the West Georgia Veterans Council. The celebration was to honor those who have served in the Armed Forces, to present a wreath Undeterred by Monday’s stormy weather, a group of about thirty people gathered in memoriam, and to ...

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Man Charged with Hit and Run

LaGrange Police have charged a Troup County man with Hit and Run after he allegedly struck a car with a trailer that he was towing and then fled the scene, ignoring the victim who was chasing him trying to get him to stop. Sunday evening about 6:40 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department were called to the Faith Baptist ...

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Elks Celebrate Veteran’s Day by Feeding Vets

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This past Saturday The LaGrange Elks Lodge continued their annual tradition of serving lunch for Veterans and their families the local lodge on South Davis Road. The lodge was filled Saturday with Veterans and their families cycling through for a delicious barbeque lunch from Walkers. The Elks have hosted the event for the past nine years, serving more than 7,500 ...

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LaGrange Police Release October Shoplifting Report

Since May, the LaGrange Police Department has been releasing a monthly shoplifting arrests report in an effort to curb shoplifting incidents and make the public aware of the increasingly costly crime trend. LaGrange Police say there has been a sharp increase in shoplifting offenses in the city since the beginning of 2018. As of October 31, local police have documented ...

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