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The LaGrange Sierra Club

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The Sierra Club is the oldest and largest national environmental organization in the country. It was started in 1892 to protect the Sierra Nevada mountains in California, specifically the land which is now Yosemite National Park. Though it started in California and with wilderness preservation as its primary goal, it has expanded to include chapter offices in every state. Issues ...

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Troup Wins Big: 46-13 Over Columbus

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The Tigers were the real deal Thursday night as they demoralized a Columbus High School team. With multi-talented Kobe Hudson at the helm, the Tigers roared to a 40-0 halftime lead. Hudson needed less than a half to lead his team to thirty points on Columbus. The mobile quarterback secured a sixty-three-yard touchdown pass to running back Tyree Carlisle and ...

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Callaway Defeats LaGrange in Defensive Battle

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The Callaway Cavaliers may have come away with a 14-0 victory Friday night, but the Grangers made them work for it. Callaway entered the game coming off an upset win over a strong Region 6AAAAAA Opelika team. The Cavaliers demolished them 3521, but had trouble finding their offensive spark against LaGrange. A physical matchup, the game saw several wounded players, ...

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LaGrange Police Department to hold Citizens Police Academy September 11th

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The LaGrange Police Department is now accepting applications for citizens to participate in its Citizens Police Academy starting Tuesday, September 11th from 6:00-8:30 p.m. All applications to participate must be completed by Friday, September 7th. The Citizens Police Academy will take place every Tuesday for ten weeks, starting on Tuesday, September 11th and ending with graduation on November 6th. The ...

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City of LaGrange to Increase Utility Discounts to Qualified Elderly Customers

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The City of LaGrange is now offering deeper utility discounts to qualified elderly customers. The Mayor and City Council voted Tuesday night to increase the utility discount available for customers 65 and older with an income level that qualifies for the federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program. The new monthly discount is $11.00 for electric service and $6.30 for ...

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Felony Shoplifter Tries to Sneak Out Cart Full of Laundry Detergent

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Police have arrested an alleged frequent shoplifter after he reportedly tried to sneak hundreds of dollars worth of laundry detergent from a LaGrange shop. Wednesday night about 9:21 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to Dollar General on Commerce Avenue in reference to Shoplifting. Prior to their arrival, police were informed that the shoplifting suspect had fled from ...

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Main Street in Hogansville To Close for Filming

A portion of East Main Street and Commerce Street will be temporarily closed in Hogansville on September 6, from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. The City of Hogansville is allowing Stalwart Films to film a scene for The Walking Dead television drama series. The filming is being done with the support of the Georgia Film, Music, and Digital Entertainment Office, ...

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Woman Arrested for Domestic Incident

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Police have charged a woman with domestic violence after she reportedly choked and slammed her ex’s head into a concrete wall. Tuesday night, about 11:53 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 100 block of Belk Street in reference to a fight. Officers arrived and observed the female complainant walking from the incident location with a deep ...

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Charter Bank Robbed

LaGrange Police are investigating an incident where Charter Bank on South Davis Road was robbed Friday afternoon. Police responded to a panic alarm at the South Davis Road branch around 12:16 p.m. Friday and learned that the bank had just been robbed. The teller told police that an unknown white male simply walked in and showed her a note demanding ...

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