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County Receives $200,000 For Road Damage Repair

During the Commissioner work session Friday morning, the Commissioners had several items to discuss. Probate Judge Donald Boyd asked the commissioners to approve lifting the hiring freeze for a much needed employee. The Commissioners also received good news about a week ago that they received $200,000 more dollars for road repair from the state. County Manager Tod Tentler thanked James ...

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25 Year Service Pin Presented To Greg Civers

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Senior Patrol Officer Greg Civers began his law enforcement career at the LaGrange Police Department on August 9, 1990. After graduating from the Law Enforcement Academy in Columbus, GA on November 16, 1990, he was assigned to the Patrol Division. Showing great investigative skill, Greg was promoted to detective on August 1, 1994. He served in the Special Investigations Unit ...

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New Ventures To Become New Warming Center For Homeless

Jeremy Andrews, Staff Writer Contributed Press Release by New Ventures There is a lot of controversy rolling around the city right now with the decision to not approve a request for a night shelter for the Emmaus shelter here in LaGrange. For those unaware of the situation, the City Council denied a permit for Emmaus Shelter to run a night ...

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Concerned Citizen Addresses The Commissioners About Explosions

At the February 12 work session of the County Commissioners, things deviated a bit from normal. A concerned citizen approached the board and spoke about an issue that she was troubled by here in Troup and surrounding counties. J.J. Frickert, a local woman, has an investment in LaGrange, Georgia. She began working here in the early 70’s and has been ...

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Deputies And Police Recover Truckload Of Allegedly Stolen Property

Local authorities have arrested a man believed to be responsible for numerous burglaries throughout Troup and Chambers County. On Thursday, Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators were contacted by Chambers County Sheriff’s Deputies regarding the location of a stolen iPad believed to be within the City of LaGrange. Using this info, Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators and LaGrange Police Detectives were able to ...

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Monday February 15th

Community Calendar • February 16th: Environmental Update! Sierra Club lobbyist Neill Herring and Sierra club state legislative chair mark Woodall will give us an update on what’s happening in the gold dome during the 2016 session and how we can help our environment stay healthy on Tuesday, February 16 from 7-8 pm: Refreshments served 6:30 until program; Location St. Mark’s ...

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Monday February 15th

Health Department Restaurant Inspections Report Wing N Burger Factory: 900 Hogansville Road, #B, LaGrange, Ga 30241. Current Score 96. Previous Score 100. Health Inspector Comments: Ice Scoop Stored In Ice Bin (New Violation) and Need to Remove Construction Material From Back Of Kitchen (New Violation). Wing Today: 1903 Hamilton Road, LaGrange, GA 30240. Current Score 99. Previous Score 97. Health ...

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2016 LaGrange Lions Club Golf Tournament

The time of year is finally here where we start to see the weather change from dismal colds to the birth of a warm and pinked hued spring. With the change in the atmosphere, people once again flocked to the outdoors to enjoy various sports and activities. One club will be returning to the great outdoors when the Lions Club ...

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Black Bean Chili Potpie With Onion & Pepper Corn Bread Toppingurs

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From Our Table To Yours With winter weather comes the embrace of warm foods that stick to your ribs. If the weather outside is frightful, the following recipe for ‘Black Bean Chili Potpie With Onion & Pepper Corn Bread Topping’ from Elinor Klivans’ ‘Potpies’ (Chronicle Books) is sure to cozy things up at the dinner table. Black Bean Chili Potpie ...

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Lady Grangers Trounce Upson-Lee

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On opening day of the tennis season the Lady Grangers had an “Oh Yes” moment. LaGrange High senior Euna Oh made her first start of her career at the No. 1 singles position. Oh went out and played like the veteran that she is. The former No. 3 singles player and No. 1 doubles standout rewarded her coaches and her ...

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