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LaGrange Can’t Keep Pace: Falls in First Round of LaGrange Toyota Invitational


LaGrange’s 10-0 loss to Pace (Fla.) Friday in the opener of the 2018 La-Grange Toyota Invitational embodied more than the team’s season-long struggle. Netting only two wins on the year, the Grangers’ on-field performance has begun to shape the team’s identity. For Granger fans witnessing a second-straight shutout, disappointment in the program’s trajectory was almost tangible. LaGrange, playing across from ...

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Felony Theft Charge for Man who Picked Up Forgotten Purse


Thanks to a security video, police were able to recover a woman’s purse that was stolen after she briefly left it behind while shopping. The man who allegedly took the purse is now behind bars and the purse was returned, but not the money inside. Tuesday afternoon about 12:42 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department took a walk-in report ...

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Waypoint Seeks a Space at Troup County Board Work Session


The County Commissioners headed into their work session this past Thursday morning, March 1st, fresh off a very busy few weeks. That day was the first of the new extended hours at many of the refuse centers across the county, just one step in many in the County’s and three Cities’ joint campaigns against littering. In fact, the group would ...

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City of LaGrange Holds Annual Arbor Day Event


The city of LaGrange prides itself on being a clean, beautiful city, as proven by the new landscaping and park projects that are ongoing across the community right now. The city has always been active in green initiatives, often partnering with organizations to clean the river, plant trees, and perform a lot of maintenance on aesthetics around the area. This ...

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LaGrange Police Chief Lou Dekmar Meets with Top Leaders at the White House


LaGrange Police Chief Lou Dekmar visited the White House Thursday discussing policy with top leaders and attending the Opioid Summit Chief Dekmar, along with other Chiefs of Police from the United States, represented the International Association of Chiefs of Police at these meetings with high ranking Administration officials. Dekmar spoke directly with senior advisors to President Donald Trump and Attorney ...

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Man Quickly Arrested for Hit & Run


LaGrange Police arrested a man shortly after he fled the scene of a horrible collision on New Franklin Road, but strangely enough, all three subjects involved in the crash ended up being charged in various ways. On February 26, officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the intersection of New Franklin Road and North Street in reference to an ...

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Hillside Montessori Announces New School Near Great Wolf Lodge


One of the most important, vital things in our everyday lives and something that is crucial to the development of the world is education. Our children’s education means so much to us, giving us the comfort of knowing that they can grow to be whatever they want to be. As parents value this education so much, often times they take ...

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Community Calendar

• March 3: Hogansville Active Life, 407 Church Street. Hogansville, GA. Join us for live music, Dancing, Socializing, Food, & Fun. Doors open at 6:30pm. Featuring Jimmy Smith and the New River Band. 7PM-10PM. 18 and older $6 Admission. • March 9: The Active Life in LaGrange (140 Ragland Street) is having its March Ballroom Dance on Friday, 3/9/18 from ...

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Citizen’s Police Academy Week 6: 911 and Jail Tour


This week the LaGrange Police Department Citizen’s Police Academy visited two places that most local citizens have never seen or never want to see from the inside. The class went on guided tours of the Troup County 911 Center and the Troup County Jail. The evening started off at the LaGrange Police Department, where the class was escorted over to ...

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