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16WAYS FOUNDATION

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16Ways Foundation recognizes an emotional need for at-risk youth. At-risk youth require reassurance that they matter, in order for them to achieve their highest possible academic and social levels, with the intent to become productive, contributing members of society The 16ways Foundation is the official youth organization owned by former Kentucky Wildcat, Tennesse Titans Wesley Woodyard.  

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Local Police Assist with Arrest of Violent Wanted Fugitive

LaGrange Police have assisted in the arrest of a man wanted out of Paulding County for an alleged violent aggravated assault. Wednesday evening about 5 p.m., officer with the LaGrange Police Department assisted an agent with the United States Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force in apprehending a violent wanted fugitive. Authorities located the wanted suspect, Dariel Shyvon Harris, in ...

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Annual LaGrange Christmas Parade to Celebrate Carmichael and “Miracle on Main Street”

Bobby Carmichael, a long-time community leader who most recently retired as Executive Director of the Downtown LaGrange Development Authority (DLDA), will serve as the Grand Marshal for the 42nd Annual LaGrange Christmas Parade on November 29 in downtown LaGrange. The theme for this year’s parade, “Miracle on Main Street,” was inspired by Carmichael’s accomplishments in his role at DLDA and ...

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Local Middle School Students Selected for the State Superintendent of Schools’ Student Advisory Council

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Two Gardner Newman Middle School students on Tuesday received the honor of being selected to the State Superintendent of Schools’ student advisory council. Belle Solomon, who is in seventh grade, and Trevor Booton, who is in eighth, were selected from over 1000 middle and high-school applicants statewide. In doing so, they became part of only 120 students in Georgia selected ...

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Barbeque Raises Funds for Camp Pineland

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The Troup County Board of Realtors held their annual BBQ fundraiser at Walmart Friday afternoon to once again help kids in Troup County. The annual fundraiser is an outreach event the realtor group has done for about fifteen years to help various causes around Troup County. This year the funds from the annual barbeque fundraiser went to the Georgia Sheriff’s ...

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Barbeque Raises Funds for Camp Pineland

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The Troup County Board of Realtors held their annual BBQ fundraiser at Walmart Friday afternoon to once again help kids in Troup County. The annual fundraiser is an outreach event the realtor group has done for about fifteen years to help various causes around Troup County. This year the funds from the annual barbeque fundraiser went to the Georgia Sheriff’s ...

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Local Firefighters Raising Money for Injured LaGrange Firefighters

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Firefighters from around the area are joining forces to raise money for the four injured LaGrange firefighters. Four firefighters sustained severe burn injuries in a structure fire early Labor Day morning including Pete Trujillo, Jordan Avera, Jonathan Williamson, and Josh Williams. LaGrange firefighters collected money at the LaGrange Kroger on Commerce Avenue, and Troup County firefighters collected money at the ...

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LaGrange Animal Shelter Takes In Pets for Oncoming Storm

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With evacuation warnings taking place in cities along the Southeastern coast from Hurricane Florence, folks from LaGrange are reaching out to help evacuees of both the twolegged and four-legged variety. The LaGrange Animal Shelter took in dozens of shelter pets on Thursday from a shelter in Hilton Head, SC in preparation for the storm. Local Shelter Director Chris Bussey reached ...

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LPD Requests Assistance in Identifying Armed Robbery Suspect

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The LaGrange Police Department on Thursday released surveillance footage of an unknown male committing an armed robbery at the Summit station on Hogansville Road. The robbery took place on September 11. In the video, an unknown black male, who appears to be wearing a gray hoodie and dark pants, enters the location and robs the store at gunpoint. Though he ...

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LaGrange Firefighter Moved by Student’s Letter Surprises Student with Special Gift of Thanks

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LaGrange Firefighter Lt. James Ormsby was so moved by a letter of support he received from a local student, he wanted to say thank you in person on September 11th. James Ormsby, who received minor injuries in the Labor Day structure fire, says he became emotional when he received a letter of support from Hogansville Elementary fifth grade student Hayden ...

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