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Woman Faces Felony Theft Charge for Stealing Cheap Belt and Shirt

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LaGrange Police have arrested a local woman on a Felony Shoplifting charge. Monday afternoon about 1:35 p.m., officers with La-Grange Police Department responded to Dollar General on Commerce Avenue in reference to Shoplifting. While police were en route, they were advised that the female suspect had just left the scene in a grey Honda headed towards Horace King Street. Officers ...

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Commissioners Hear Budget Requests at Work Session Ahead of Great Wolf Tour

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\There was standing room only for the Troup County Board of Commissioners work session this past Thursday morning, April 12th, with many in attendance there to present some hopeful options towards their budget request for the upcoming fiscal year. Each summer, the county begins preparations for their budget with departments making requests for funding and this year is no exception, ...

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THINC Academy Gives Update

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As many in the area know, THINC Academy has been has made a huge impact on Troup County. It has equipped high school students preparing for their lives after graduation with the relevant education they need to enter the workforce. With 6,000 new jobs projected to come to LaGrange and Troup County in the next 5 years, programs like THINC ...

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Police Investigating Violent Domestic Incident

LaGrange Police have issued warrants for a local man who is accused of a violent domestic attack. Early Tuesday morning about 4:23 a.m., officers took a walk-in report at La-Grange Police Department in reference to a domestic fight that occurred on Old Airport Road. Police made contact with the female victim, who informed them she had been beaten up by ...

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Man Jailed for Alleged Burglary Theft

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Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators have arrested a LaGrange man for Burglary after he was determined to have stolen several outdoor power tools from a residence on Hines Road. The investigation began on March 24th, when Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 4200 block of Hines Road in reference to a Residential Burglary with Forced Entry. A pole saw and two chainsaws ...

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School Board Holds Public Hearing on Clearview School Rezoning

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After many years, Whitesville Road Elementary School is shutting its doors, making room for something new. Long discussions and a lot of planning went into finally making the decision to build a new, state of the art elementary school building on S. Davis Road. The new school named Clearview Elementary is scheduled to open this fall, welcoming in their first ...

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Blue Knights Present CASA Check

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The local Blue Knights presented a check to the Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program Monday morning for $4,200. The funds were raised in part from their annual spring benefit ride, where the law enforcement motorcycle club raised $2,255 specifically for Troup CASA. The additional funds were raised during a Christmas drawing where they raffled off a kids four-wheeler donated ...

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Threatening Message Causes Scare

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A cryptic threatening message on social media from across the country caused a scare here in Troup County until local sheriff’s deputies were able to determine the internet post was actually from New Mexico. Over the weekend, the Troup County Sheriff’s Office began receiving reports from concerned residents about an image that was being shared on the social media site ...

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Furnas Gives Great Wolf Lodge Update at Early Bird Breakfast

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The weather is almost warm enough for summer memories to come flooding back and the opportunity is almost here to make some new ones. The water is almost ready to jump back into and soon, once school lets out, kids will be pouring into the pools and water parks across the country. The Chamber is ready for the warm weather ...

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“Women’s History Month Luncheon features GMA President ”

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first female Mayor in 2011 after her service as a member on the Albany City Commission. During her message, Mayor Hubbard shared personal stories of inspiration and motivation from her parents, her teachers and her entire community. She stressed the importance of Family, Faith and Education in achieving success in Leadership and in Life. Following her message of Empowerment, GMA ...

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