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Troup County Master Gardener Plant Sale

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Brian Maddy, County Extension Agent The Troup County Master Gardeners are having their annual plant sale Saturday, April 30 from 9 AM to 2 PM at the Ag Center in La-Grange. The Ag Center is located just off of Hamilton Road on Vulcan Materials Road across from Sam Walker Drive. All the plants are grown and cultivated by master gardeners ...

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Drivers Demonstrate Skill At Annual School Bus Road-E-O Competition

Bus Road-eo April 2016 - Participants with Kim Harcrow

LaGrange, Ga., April 21, 2016 – On a cool windy Saturday morning bus drivers showed up on their day off to demonstrate their safe driving skills during the annual School Bus Road-e-o Competition. Thirty-one Troup County School System (TCSS) bus drivers gathered to compete on a complex driving obstacle course. During the course, they were judged on proficiency, accuracy, attention ...

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Police Investigating Shots Fired On Wright Street

LaGrange Police are investigating a strange incident where they were in the immediate area where several gunshots appear to have been fired, but they were unable to locate the gun or even any bullet casings from the incident. Tuesday night about 9:45 p.m., officers with LaGrange Police Department were patrolling the area of Wright Street when they observed a white ...

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Marine Corps League’s Installation Of Officers

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Officers for the coming year were installed at the April meeting of the PFC George Eiland Detachment 1040, Marine Corps League. Officers from left to right are Don Maroni, Sgt atArms; Michael Ellis -Sr, Vice Commandant; Jeff Duffee – Commandant; Bernard Bledsoe – Judge Advocate; David McDaniel – Chaplain. Dr. George Stefenelli – Jr. Vice Commandant is not pictured.  

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Unlicensed Driver Creates Dangerous Encounter at Checkpoint

Harold Lynch

A Mountville man is now facing several charges after creating a dangerous incident at a late night vehicle checkpoint. Early Wednesday morning about 1:05 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police were conducting a traffic safety checkpoint on Hamilton Road near Union Street when officers had a dangerous encounter with a reckless driver. While officers were in the area, a Chrysler ...

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Young’s Taekwondo Instructor Visits Franklin Forest Elementary

Robert Young visited with kindergarten students FFE

Instructor Robert Young visited with kindergarten students at Franklin Forest Elementary. Instructor Young spoke with the students about being ‘Respectful, Responsible, and Safe!’ The students had a great time interacting and learning taekwondo techniques. Young’s Taekwondo believes it is important to invest in the children of our community. If you are interested in taekwondo classes, please contact Instructor Young at ...

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Candidate Forum At The Active Life Center

Sheriff James Woodruff

The Active Life Center here in LaGrange is just that: active. They consistently hold different events and activities to keep the elders of our generation as mobile and in the best health possible. These people paved the way for the current generation and are still heavily involved in certain things in our community. As such, their feedback is incredibly valuable ...

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Friday April 22nd

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Police & Sheriff’s Reports The individuals listed have been cited/arrested/charged in Troup County. However, this is not an admission of guilt. All parties are considered innocent until proved guilty. • Tuesday night about 8:30 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Walmart on Lafayette Parkway in reference to Shoplifting. While en route police were advised via 911 that the two shoplifting ...

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Friday April 22nd

Community Calendar • April 23rd: 2016 Kiddie Fishing Rodeo will be held Saturday, April 23 from 10 am – 2 pm at the Troup County Sportsman’s Club, 5446 Roanoke Road, LaGrange (first building on right West of Lake West Point). All participants must register at judge’s table. All prizes and lunch will be donated by TCSC members and local merchants. ...

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