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WellStar WGMC Presents DAISY Award To Three Nurses

Three registered nurses at WellStar West Georgia Medical Center received national recognition as recipients of the DAISYAward for Extraordinary Nurses. Melanie Davis, Sarah Logan and Heather Tippy are the first nurses at WGMC to be honored with the quarterly DAISY Award, which recognizes “the superhuman work nurses do for patients and families every day.” Over 2,000 healthcare facilities in all ...

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LaGrange Man Arrested For Allegedly Molesting Young Teen

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Special Victims Unit Investigators with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office have arrested and charged a LaGrange man with Child Molestation. Investigators say they received a complaint indicating that a 14-year-old female was allegedly molested by Letarrius Scott. After further investigating the complaint, Sheriff’s Investigators were able to uncover undisclosed evidence allowing them to secure warrants for Scott’s arrest. As a ...

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Officer Updates Commissioners On Gang Crisis

This past Friday, June 3 saw a work session of the commissioners where they discussed the business that would be voted on at the meeting on the 6th. Additionally, there were also a few other updates given at this particular meeting. Among the important things discussed at this particular meeting, one such update came from Officer Ray Ham. He presented ...

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Woodmenlife Host Event On The Square

Families came out to the WoodmenLife event held on the square this past weekend

On the morning of Saturday, June 4, WoodmenLife hosted a free event on the square where the public is invited to attend. The only price of admission was a donation of canned goods for charity purposes. This community event for LaGrange and Hogansville had a variety of activities such as finger painting, games, balloon animals, and clowns. There were also ...

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Man Accused Of Numerous Counts Of Child Pornography

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Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators have arrested local man on numerous counts of Child Pornography. Earlier this week, Troup County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit Investigators assigned to the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC) executed a search warrant on a residence in rural Troup County at the home of Kenneth Wendell Counts. Sheriff’s Office officials began the investigation after ...

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Troup Deputies, State Officials Bust Huge Moonshine Still

#1- Moonshining

Troup County officials have located and destroyed a large moonshining operation found hidden in a wooded area just outside LaGrange off of Whitesville Road. The illegal moonshine still was found by a county employee who was called to investigate an illegal dumping complaint. The county investigator found what appears to be plenty of evidence of illegal dumping throughout the mile-long ...

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Friday June 10th

Community Calendar • June 10th: Join us for a dance this Friday, June 10, hosted by the Moonlight Ballroom Dance Club of La-Grange from 8:00 – 10:15 at the Lafayette Christian School Gym, 1904 Hamilton Road in LaGrange. Visitor couples are always welcome – $20 per couple. Attire: casual. You will enjoy swing, slow dancing, waltz, polka, samba, chacha, foxtrot, ...

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Friday June 10th

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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. • Monday morning about 10:37 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 200 block of Chatham Street in reference to Criminal Damage to Property. Police arrived and spoke to the male victim, ...

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Perry Outmuscles 18.5-Pound Striper

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If ever somebody deserved a good day it would be Charlie Perry. He served his country honorably, and he is a patriot. Perry is also a Vietnam War veteran, having served there from 1967-69. He is a survivor, a courageous one at that. Perry is also an accomplished fisherman. On Saturday, Perry accomplished something more in the Take A Warrior ...

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Big Crowd During The 2nd Weekend Of The “William Griggs Basketball Shoot Out”

Williams Griggs Shootout for June 4 had 34 participants.

There were 34 participants in the attendance of week two of the William Griggs Summer Basketball Shoot Out. Coach Cotton states, “When you have numbers like that in attendance during round robin play, your competitive adrenaline starts to flow.” The team standings were close and several overtime games were played with several upsets during league and tournament play. All of ...

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