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Chattahoochee River Keeper and Front Porch Collective Draw Listeners Closer to Music, Nature, and Conservation

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Chattahoochee River Keeper (CRK) is an advocacy group that seeks to protect the Chattahoochee River and its lakes, including Troup County’s own West Point Lake. CRK holds informational sessions aboard their boat “Miss Sally” on West Point Lake several times a year. With music provided by a local blues band called the Front Porch Collective, boat rides with the CRK ...

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Dragon Boat Race Set for Saturday

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The Third Annual West Point Lake Dragon Boat Race is set for Saturday morning July 14 at Pyne Road Park. The fundraising event has been a huge success over the last two years for the local domestic violence shelter, Harmony House. Troup County residents have taken a liking to the race, which gets its origin from Central China. Over the ...

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Warrants Issued after Drugs and Gun Found in Hotel Room

Police have issued multiple felony warrants for a man after drugs and a gun were found in a hotel room that he rented. Wednesday afternoon about 12:46 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Rodeway Inn on Lafayette Parkway in reference to recovered property. Police arrived and met with an employee, who stated James McMillan had booked ...

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Auto Accident Turns to Violent Attack

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Maurice Ashunte Williams LaGrange Police have charged a man with Disorderly Conduct after he allegedly attacked another man as a result of an auto accident dispute. Late Wednesday night about 9:55 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the intersection of Hamilton Road and Lukken Industrial Drive East in reference to an auto accident with injuries. Officers arrived ...

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DASH for LaGrange, Inc. Seeks Homes and Volunteers For Paint the Town

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DASH for LaGrange is now accepting applications for volunteer teams and homes to paint for this year’s Paint the Town. Elia Baltes, Community Development Director says; 1012 homes will be selected for the event September 26-29, 2018. This year DASH has targeted the Dunson Mill area to paint. If you live in this area, Applicants must be submitted by Wednesday, ...

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LaGrange Girls Soccer Camp to Start in July

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The LaGrange Girls Soccer Camp kicks off July 16-20 later this month. The camp is open to girls between the ages four to fourteen, and players of all experience levels are welcome to join. The camp notes that it teaches both the technique and the “intangibles” of the sport in preparation for intermediate and advanced play. The goal, however, is ...

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High School Football Schedules

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LaGrange Grangers                                                                                                    Troup Tigers                 ...

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Troup County National 8u All-Stars Head for Double Elimination

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After an impressive unblemished record in pool play, the Troup County National 8u All Stars look to start double elimination play Friday, July 6. Another good showing in the double-elimination may give the All Stars a chance to play for the Dixie Youth Georgia State Championship. It was the All Star’s dominant performance in pool play that afforded them the ...

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Georgia Board of Natural Resources Change Deer Baiting Regulations for State’s Northern Zone

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The Georgia Board of Natural Resources moved last week to approve a measure allowing hunters in the northern zone of the state to hunt deer with supplemental feed on private lands with no distance restrictions. For many, the policy brings parity between the states northern and southern zones, as hunters in the southern half of the state have been allowed ...

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Azalea Storytelling Festival

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Twenty participants from six states will be in LaGrange to take part in a week-long intensive storytelling workshop beginning July 8th led by internationally known storyteller Donald Davis. The workshop, held at Hills & Dales Estate,will include three free public performances by the participants: July 11th, 11 am, LaGrange College Chapel; July 12th, 1:30 pm, Bellevue; and July 13th, 7:30 ...

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