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Help Count Birds for Science during Audubon’s 119th Annual Christmas Bird Count


Join thousands of participants will be part of the world’s longest-running wildlife census, which contributes invaluable data to bird population research. Calling all birders! The National Audubon Society invites birdwatchers to participate in the longestrunning community science survey, the annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count (CBC). On Saturday, December 15, birders and nature enthusiasts will take part in this tradition, many ...

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Casey Chooses William & Mary; Williams Signs with Kennesaw State


So Division 1 it is. A pair of Troup High standouts will play big boy college baseball in the very near future. Pitcher and outfielder Garrett Casey signed a scholarship with William & Mary from Williamsburg, Va. last Thursday morning in the Troup High Media Center. While Casey inked his deal, Troup High teammate and senior Colby Williams went the ...

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Police Investigating Heritage Road Shooting

LaGrange Police are investigating an incident where an occupied residence was shot up overnight Wednesday. Early Thursday morning about 1:30 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 200 block of Heritage Road in reference to reports of gunshots fired into an occupied residence. Officers arrived and spoke to a male and two female who stated they were ...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR Eating Disorder – 12 Step Support Group OA, First Baptist Baptist on the Square Wednesday: 1:08 pm, Room 108 Phone: 706-594-7145 •December 8 – 9, 2018 Christmas with Sons Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 7:00 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018 3:00 p.m. First Presbyterian Church 120 Broad St, LaGrange, GA 30240 the Sons of LaFayette invite you to enjoy ...

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Mayor, LPD Officer Among Special Guests inLSPA’s Nutcracker


LaGrange Mayor Jim Thornton and LaGrange Police School Resource Officer Brandon Sparks were among the four guest performers in this year’s LSPA Nutcracker. Mayor Thornton was featured Friday evening and Officer Sparks was featured Saturday afternoon. Former School Board member and CLCP Executive Director “Mama Jama” Debbie Burdette and LaGrange High School Athletic Director Mike Pauley were featured Saturday evening ...

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Sheriff’s Office Continues Holiday Lunch Tradition


On Friday, the Troup County Sheriff’s Office held their annual holiday luncheon for staff and other guests around law enforcement. The event serves as an opportunity to promote camaraderie among sheriff’s office staff and as a reward for a year of hard work. Each year, the sheriff’s office holds the luncheon between Thanksgiving and Christmas, combining the two into one ...

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Troup County Conducts Successful Children’s Book Drive


Troup County recently conducted a month-long children’s book drive as part of their United Way Campaign in LaGrange for the Jungle Bus, a bookmobile that serves children of Troup County. The County collected hundreds of donations that will benefit infants, toddlers, and children up to a third-grade reading level. The Troup County Board of Commissioners would like to thank all ...

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“Miracle on Main Street” Parade Provides a Sense of Home


Standing in the LaGrange High parking lot with fellow parade officials, Tee Hall of WellStar West Georgia Medical Center was the picture of Christmas from her Santa hat to her red-and-green hair bows. “Merry Christmas from the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce,” read the banner clutched in her left hand. Soon she would carry it behind Mayor Jim Thornton’s car ...

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Troup County Installs New Roadway Safety Equipment


The Troup County Board of Commissioners would like to inform the community of the recent installation of new traffic safety equipment in areas of Troup County as an effort to encourage the safety of our citizens. The Troup County Road Department has successfully installed flashing “stop ahead” signs at the intersection of Mooty Bridge Road (State Route 219) at Wares ...

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Doughman Snares Junior College Scholarship at Chattahoochee Valley


Life is good, and the scholarship is his. All-Region 5-AAAA catcher Cooper Doughman of Troup High decided on Chattahoochee Valley Community College from Phenix City, Ala. last Thursday morning. Doughman landed a baseball scholarship with the Pirates in a signing party at Troup High. The three-year letterman from THS preferred Chattahoochee Valley over offers from Piedmont College in Demorest and ...

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