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Friday June 17th

Community Calendar • June 17th: Georgia’s Clean Energy Roadshow: Staying On the Cutting Edge of Georgia’s Clean Energy Future. 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Whether you are a CEO, Municipal Planner or Fleet Manager, staying on top of current renewable energy and vehicle technology trends is key to maintaining an efficient and money-saving operation. Public Service Commissioner Tim Echols invites ...

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Friday June 17th

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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. • Friday night at about 10:16 p.m., LaGrange Police were contacted by a female out of South Carolina in reference to deposit account fraud. Officers spoke with the female, who advised ...

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“The Baby Face Assassins” Controlled The Day At The William Griggs Basketball Shoot Out

William Griggs Shootout

It was a packed house at the William Griggs Gym including 42 participants in attendance. Everyone there witnessed the “Veterans” a team consisting of middle school kids dominate the day. “I was very proud of their accomplishments and told the kids that’s how you get better by playing someone better,” Coach Cotton stated. “This is the only team nucleus that ...

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Controlling Chipmunks

Brian Maddy, County Extension Agent Chipmunks are a lot fun to watch on cartoons or on the big screen in modern animated features. These eight to ten inch little guys with the three black stripes on their back running with tails straight up in the air are certainly eye catchers. The problem arises when chipmunks are in your backyard tunneling ...

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Disney’s Aladdin, Jr. Comes To LaGrange College’s Price Theatre

Disney's Aladdin, Jr. Comes To LaGrange College's Price Theatre

The Lafayette Theatre Academy (LTA) and the Young Singers of West Georgia (YSWG) will present Disney’s Aladdin Jr. at LaGrange College’s Price Theatre (302 Forrest Avenue), Friday, June 17th at 7:00 PM and Saturday, June 18th at 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM. Sponsored by Emory at LaGrange and LaGrange College, Disney’s Aladdin Jr. is a fully staged and costumed production ...

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Ride Your Motorcycle Or Scooter To Work On June 20th!

(Conyers, GA) – The Georgia Motorcycle Safety Program (GMSP) and the Department of Driver Services (DDS) are encouraging motorcycle riders to ride to work on Monday, June 20, 2016. This year marks the 25th annual International Ride to Work Day. On this day, workers will commute via motorcycles and scooters to demonstrate the efficiency and other positive benefits of two ...

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School Choice – HB 251 – Now Open For Applications

LaGrange, Ga., June 9, 2016 – Troup County School System parents and legal guardians of kindergarten through twelfth grade students may request a transfer to another school in the district starting June 15 under House Bill 251. If granted, the transfer will be in effect for the 2016-2017 school year. Before a transfer is allowed, classroom space must be available ...

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Local Woman Reports Being Kidnapped And Raped

LaGrange Police are investigating an incident where a local woman was reportedly kidnapped and raped by an unknown assailant. Police were first notified of the incident Friday morning about 7:38 a.m., when they were called to the Well Star Medical Center on Vernon Road in reference to Rape. Officers made contact with the adult female victim, who stated she walked ...

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