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New Horizon Community Theatre to Hold Sleeping Beauty Play


New Horizon Community Theatre in West Point, GA will be presenting Disney’s Sleeping Beauty, August 23-25. Starring Abbie Kirby as Briar Rose/Aurora, Jonah Miller as Prince Philip, and Lily Boyd as Maleficent, this classic fairytale is brought to life through song and dance. The show features the theater’s youngest players ages 512 and is focused on introducing young children to ...

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Missing Woman Found in Lake


Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies called off the search for 24-year-old Miranda Whitten under sad circumstances. Monday morning about 8:30 a.m., Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies received a call from campers about what they believed to be a body floating in the water. Sheriff’s Deputies responded and confirmed the body was in fact Whitten. When deputies recovered Whitten they found an extension ...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR •Come Dance with Us! Adults of All Ages August 18, 2018 “The Active Life” 140 Ragland St. Time: 7:00-10:00 pm. Admission: $6.00 Featuring Country Music Jimmy Smith Mike Nicholus & “New River Band” Bring a Snack to share For more information call: 706-8831681 •Ballroom Dance Lessons are held weekly at The Active Life in LaGrange from 7p–8p. $100.percouple ...

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City of LaGrange Employees to Join U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for September Litter Clean-Up Event


The City of LaGrange will join the U.S. Corps of Engineers for its September litter clean-up event on West Point Lake Saturday, September 22nd, 8:30 a.m.1:00 p.m. September 22nd is the annual National Public Lands Day Event for the U.S. Corps of Engineers. The event includes lakeside trash cleanup, fish attractor construction, and bird box construction. On this weekend registered ...

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Alleged Car Thief Abandons Stolen Vehicle Crashing Into Another Car


LaGrange Police have arrested a man on numerous charges stemming from an incident where he was caught red-handed driving a stolen vehicle. Friday morning about 11:10 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department were in the area of Handley Street looking for a stolen grey Mitsubishi Lancer when they encountered a vehicle matching the description provided for the stolen car. ...

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West Point Elementary Swag


West Point Elementary students have SWAG! Recently, WPE Principal Jan Franks and Instructional Specialist Shannah Mabry introduced all third-throughfifth graders to Students with Achievement Goals (SWAG), a school-wide improvement initiative to encourage student participation in data and setting personal goals in both math and reading. In addition to SWAG folders, where student data and goals will be recorded, each student ...

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Chamber Unveils New Logo


After ten years, the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce is introducing an updated identity that includes a new logo, colors, and font. The new look will be introduced across all public channels including the chamber website, social media and, very soon, on signage and printed materials. “The previous logo was beginning to show some signs of wear. After a decade, ...

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Escapees Caught


Thomas Christopher Cuddington Eric Calvin Bell The Troup County Sheriff’s Office has announced that both of the inmates who escaped on August 16 have been recaptured and are currently back in the Troup County Jail. Eric Bell was arrested the next day on August 17 around 9:30 a.m. on Hamilton Street near Cedar Street and Thomas Cuddington was arrested on ...

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Man Charged with Attacking His Own Mother

LaGrange Police have arrested a young man on domestic violence charges after he allegedly attacked his own mother in a violent fit along the roadway. Saturday afternoon about 3:04 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Lee’s Crossing Apartments on Old Airport Road in reference to a domestic disturbance. Officers arrived and met with the victim, who ...

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AFC U13 Girls Team Competes in Competition Finals


The AFC Troup soccer club teams traveled to Peachtree City this weekend in the AFC Lightning Challenge tournament that kicked off Saturday, August 18. The competition concluded with a final championship on Sunday. The U13 girls team was the first and only AFC Troup team to ever make an AFC competition final. Coach Shane Pulliam, who coaches the U13 team ...

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