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Police Investigating Troup Street Shooting

LaGrange Police are investigating an incident where multiple gunshots were fired from a vehicle into a local residence. No one was hurt during the incident, but police are trying to determined why the home was shot up and who all was involved. Police initially responded to the incident around 8:39 p.m., upon reports of gunshots being fired in the area. ...

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2018 Dizzy Dean Senior 18u World Series Championship

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The West PointAll Stars, a local travel ball team, won big at the 2018 Dizzy Dean World Series in Southaven, Mississippi. The All Stars took home the title after emerging victorious from a winner-take-all, best-threeof- five games tournament against Team Alabama. The tournament was played in Southaven, Mississippi at the 16 Field Venue, Snowden Grove Baseball Complex. The West Point ...

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Sea Turtles Tie in Final Competition

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The Sea Turtles competed in their final 11-aside competition of the summer season Wednesday, July 25 in John’s Creek. The Sea Turtles faced off against a John’s Creek team that beat them 2-1 earlier in the season.  The Sea Turtles were originally scheduled to play against Sprayberry but were unable to because of scheduling conflicts. Though practice ended for the ...

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AFC Lightning Troup Returns to Practice

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Jared Boggs Sports Writer The newly-formed AFC Lightning Troup teams kicked off practice this week on Monday, July 23. Practice continued Tuesday, and all levels of club soccer in the county participated. The teams are playing for the first time as a merger between former AFC Lightning and Troup Titans teams. Former Troup Titans Coach Shane Pulliam, who now coaches ...

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Callaway Seniors Go Golfing

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Callaway High senior football players broke from the norm Friday, July 20th as they took to The Fields Golf Club instead of the football field. The group of twentythree Callaway seniors was treated to the special event by Charlie Vincent. Vincent, in collaboration with Taylor Hall, put together the outing as a way to break the monotony of summer football ...

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Hogansville Discusses Amending Town Charter

The Hogansville Mayor and City Council held a called work session Monday afternoon to discuss and review the city charter. The work session was requested by Council Member Reginald Jackson near the end of the last regular council meeting, after there was some confusion over an attempted override of a mayoral veto. During the July 16th meeting, the council attempted, ...

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Nasty Critters the Sequel: Nematodes

Brian Maddy, County Extension Agent Some of the nastiest critters on planet earth are the ones we can’t see. Many of us struggle with our gardens, lawns and ornamentals. We try to do everything right and somehow, we don’t get the results that we want. Prior to the development our microscope technology, we had no idea that there were microscopic ...

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Meth Suspect Caught Backing away from Checkpoint

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LaGrange Police have arrested a man on multiple felony charges after he drove near a traffic checkpoint and then began backing up in the opposite direction. Early Monday morning about 12:16 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department were conducting a traffic safety checkpoint in the 200 block of Commerce Avenue when officers encountered a vehicle that appeared to be ...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

COMMUNITY CALENDAR • Mondays: The “Movers and Shakers” Line Dance class will be held at Springfield Baptist Church/Hogansville, GA on Mondays at 6pm to 7pm. Class is free. • AA Meeting times at Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall Street, LaGrange. Saturday-8 am, 10:30 a.m. ( Women’s), 1 p.m., 7 p.m.; Sunday- 10 a.m., 6 p.m., 8 p.m.; Monday & Friday- ...

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Police Investigating Houston Street Murder

A man was murdered Friday night when an unknown suspect shot up a vehicle in LaGrange, killing the 40-year-old father, and injuring his son and another man. Police first received word of the incident early Saturday morning about 12:23 a.m., when officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to 911 calls indicating multiple gunshots fired in the 1100 block of ...

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