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Suspicious Male Found with Brass Knuckles and Meth


LaGrange Police have arrested a man on felony drug charges after he was found in possession of a drug filled syringe at a local convenience store. The whole incident investigation began Thursday night about 9:14 p.m., when officers with the La-Grange Police were called to the Marathon fuel station on Lafayette Parkway in reference to a suspicious male. Police were ...

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Local Firefighters Honored at Braves Game


On Thursday, as a part of the Atlanta Braves First Responders Night events at Sun Trust Park, the La-Grange Fire Department was recognized for their efforts that led to saving a family of seven earlier this year. During the annual event that recognizes police, firefighters, and other emergency service personnel, Kidde United Technologies, makers of fire safety equipment, donated $5,000 ...

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Callaway Is Ranked Third, Troup Holds Down The 10 Spot

When it comes to high school football, West Georgia can bring the beef. In this week’s ClassAAGPB Poll (Georgia Public Broadcasting), Callaway High is ranked third in the state. The Cavaliers, who are coached by taskmaster Pete Wiggins, are undefeated at 5-0 with wins over LaGrange, Handley, Ala., Columbus High School, Upson-Lee and the Harris County Tigers. The Callaway Cavaliers ...

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Sandy Creek Is Lurking, Tigers Welcome The Challenge


Certain games on the high school football slate are defining moments. Troup High has one of those nightmarish challenges this evening as the No. 8-ranked Sandy Creek Patriots pop into Callaway Stadium for a Region 5-AAAA game with the Tigers. This will be a mid-term exam for the Troup High team (5-0 overall, 1-0 in the region). The Tigers and ...

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Harris, Lady Cavs Are Improving, Spiking, But They Lose Two More


From the hallways of Callaway High School to the volleyball hardwood, the Lady Cavaliers are making strides, scoring points and learning by way of trial and error. Callaway High is winning a few, losing a few more, and the Lady Cavaliers are getting into the volleyball mood. Callaway High is taking the fight to every opponent, and the Temple Tigers ...

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Pam Herndon Sponsors H.O.P.E. for a day

Local resident, Pam Herndon, is the founder, inspiration, and spearhead of H.O.P.E. For a Day (Helping Other People Endure) scheduled Saturday, September 30. Initially, Pam participated in a walk for breast cancer survivors in memory of those lost to the disease years ago in Atlanta, Georgia. Pam participated in memory and in honor of her sister. Pam’s sister, Jeannie, was ...

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Police & Sheriff’s Reports


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. • Monday morning about 8 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to Ware and Gardner Street in reference to reports of a wanted person. Police arrived and found a male matching the description of the wanted suspect, ...

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Mike Patton Auto Family Business Review


There are many businesses here in LaGrange and Troup County that are very special from both a business and customer standpoint. Then there are some businesses still that are more; businesses that are connected to the very fiber of the community through history, practice, and dedication to the citizens here. The Mike Patton Auto Family is one such group. Their ...

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Community Calendar

• October 3rd: Lunch and Learn Series! Join the Troup County Master Gardeners on a Free Horicultural Adventure on October 3 with Bulbs in the Georgia Landscape. Every first Tuesday of every month. Bring your own lunch, 12 – 1 pm at the LaGrange Memorial Library, 115 Alford Street, LaGrange. For more information call 706882-7784. • October 16th: The WellStar ...

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