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Suspect Flees Checkpoint with Counterfeit Bills

Not long into the New Year on January 1, LaGrange Police became engaged in a high speed pursuit after a driver ran a traffic checkpoint and nearly hit an officer. Around 12:50 a.m., police were conducting a safety checkpoint on Vernon Street when a white Honda Accord slowed and stopped for a brief moment. The driver, later identified as Mikquavious ...

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Winterizing Our Ornamentals

December is upon us and so are winter temperatures. Plants prepare themselves during late summer and fall through a process called cold acclimation. As cooler temperatures prevail and the day length shortens the process of cold acclimation begins. This helps protects plants against winter injury. We all remember the extreme cold temperatures from last winter that caused much damage to ...

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Oakside Baptist Church Holds Service on New Year’s Eve

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With 2018 here, many in the church community started the New Year off the right way. This past Sunday night, December 31st, many members of different churches gathered at Oakside Baptist Church for a New Year’s Eve service, a new tradition that the church has begun. That night was to be full of sermons, music, and fellowship amongst many different ...

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Community Calendar

• January 23: The LaGrange Police Department will be hosting aCitizens Police Academy at the LaGrange Police Department Training Center at 376 Aerotron Parkway, starting on Tuesday from 6:00pm to 8:30pm. The academy will run for ten weeks, ending with graduation on March 27th 2018. *All Applications to participate must be completed by Friday January 19th 2018. Application forms can ...

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Man Accused of Fraudulently Selling Skating Rink Entry

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LaGrange Police have arrested young man for theft after he allegedly fraudulently sold entry into the new Sweetland Ice Rink. Saturday afternoon about 1:19 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Sweetland Amphitheatre in reference to a theft and possible fraud. Officers arrived and spoke to the manager of the ice skating company that currently occupies Sweetland. ...

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Wanted Suspects Found with Guns and Drugs Outside Waffle House

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LaGrange Police have arrested two wanted suspects on multiple additional charges after they were caught outside a local Waffle House with guns and a large amount of marijuana. Late Saturday night about 11:30 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department observed wanted subject, Delino Pritchard, at the Waffle House on New Franklin Road. Officers were familiar with Pritchard, so they ...

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Hobby Lobby Opens on New Year’s Day with Ribbon Cutting

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2018 is here. This is the year that everyone has been talking about around the city of LaGrange and all of Troup County. All of the progress, change, and new additions to the community will happen this year, with the next stage of evolution taking place all this year. In the next decade or so, everyone could look back and ...

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Troup County Board of Commissioners Holds Weekly Meeting

The Troup County Board of Commissioners welcomed in 2018 at their weekly meeting Tuesday, January 2nd. This was the first meeting of the New Year, and the beginning of the second half of the fiscal year. This came with a few changes, as it was time to appoint a new member of the Board of Assessors and to consider qualifying ...

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Russell Floats Through For 22; LaGrange High Shreds Harris County

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Just in case the Harris County Tigers weren’t paying attention the first time around, LaGrange High beat the boys from Hamilton for the second time in less than a month. The second of those defeats for Harris County came in the third round of the Toyota Basketball Classic on Friday night. LaGrange High slapped a 69-39 defeat on the Patavious ...

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Alabama Has Something To Prove Against Clemson In Sugar Bowl

Two college football goliaths, Alabama and Clemson, are on another collision course. So what else is new? The Crimson Tide and Tigers will meet once again in the postseason with their Sugar Bowl showdown on Jan. 1 in New Orleans. The game will get underway at 8:45 p.m. with some gumbo and a national playoff semifinal on the line. So ...

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