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Crafty Lunch Crew: Crafts for a Purpose

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The Crafty Lunch Crew, as they call themselves, consists of volunteers who hold different crafting classes once a week at the LaGrange Memorial Library. This group was started just over two years ago by Leslie Collier and Delane Knight. These two lovely and caring ladies wanted to be able to give back to the community in a way that would ...

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Clash of the Titans: Troup and Callaway Play TONIGHT

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Tonight’s game between the Troup High Tigers and the Cavaliers of Callaway High will be a battle of the unbeatens. Taking place at Callaway Stadium at 7:30 PM, the matchup features two championship-caliber teams vying for the title of best in the county. Both teams have soared past their competition this year and feature multiple Division I athletes. We’ve broken ...

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Atlanta Braves to celebrate Hispanic and Latino culture and contributions with Los Bravos Weekend on September 13-16

The Atlanta Braves will host their second annual Los Bravos Weekend on Sept. 13-16, a four-day celebration with an array of events and efforts to spotlight the contributions by the Hispanic and Latino community. ‘Los Bravos is an integral program to our organization,’ said Adrian Williams, senior director of diversity and community marketing. ‘This year with the help of our ...

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Meet LaGrange’s New Assistant Municipal Court Judge

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LaGrange native and criminal defense attorney Luther Jones now holds the position as the Assistant Municipal Court Judge for the City of LaGrange. Jones, who was selected to fill the vacant position, was approved by the LaGrange City Council on August 28 and sworn in the next day. For Jones, who had previously run for the Probate Judge position in ...

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Woman Charged with Vehicular Assault

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LaGrange Police have arrested a woman on several domestic violence charges after she allegedly rammed her car into her husband’s pickup truck with him in it multiple times and later attacked him at his mother’s home. Sunday morning about 10:50 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 500 block of Horace King Street in reference to a ...

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Troup Loses Heartbreaker to Sandy Creek

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A five-run fourth inning propelled Sandy Creek to a surprising victory over the Troup High Tigers on Thursday, September 6. The Tigers scored early in the game, going up 1-0 in the top of the first. A five-inning shutout followed for the Tigers, and they found themselves down 5-1 as Sandy Creek exploded in the fourth. Avery Pearson started on ...

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Police Investigating Motel 6 Robbery

LaGrange Police are investigating the second business robbery on LaFayette Parkway in as many weeks after an unknown male robbed the local Motel 6 overnight Friday. Early Saturday morning about 2:10 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to Motel 6 on Lafayette Parkway in reference to reports of an Armed Robbery. Officer arrived and made contact with the ...

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LaGrange Softball Endures Two Back-to-Back Blowouts

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The LaGrange High softball team has put together and impressive season, but now stands 12-6 after two blowout losses this past weekend. Coming off a strong 9-1 win over Flowery Branch, the Grangers had two games on the road Saturday, and they lost both by a large margin. Put together, the Grangers were outscored 20-6 for the weekend. The Grangers ...

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AFC Troup Starts State Schedule

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AFC Troup teams began their state schedule this past weekend. The teams began practicing during the summer and held a few successful scrimmage matches. Practices are currently held in different locations throughout LaGrange, depending on the division. Currently, U15 and U19 boys are on the track field, all academy teams and U13 girls are behind Whitesville Road Elementary, and the ...

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Troup County to Sell Surplus Property

The Troup County Board of Commissioners would like to inform the public of the decision to auction forty-two surplus declared Troup County vehicles and tractors through GovDeals. GovDeals is a webbased marketplace liquidity service that allows government agencies to sell surplus and confiscated items online. The website has a wide customer base that will allow bids from up to a ...

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