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Trio Arrested in Separate Shoplifting Incidents


LaGrange Police have arrested three men who are accused of shoplifting in separate incidents, at the same location, all over the course of a few hours. The first arrest was made Thursday morning, April 12th shortly after 8:30 a.m., when LaGrange Police responded to Home Depot on Lafayette Parkway in reference to Shoplifting. Police arrived and spoke to the store’s ...

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Police Investigating Possible Dog Fighting

Police are investigating a potential dog fighting ring after multiple unregistered pit-bulls with injuries consistent with fighting were removed from a La-Grange home. On Wednesday, officers with LaGrange Police Department responded to the 1000 block of Houston Street in reference to reports of possible Animal Cruelty. Police arrived and made contact with the homeowner, John Davis, advising him of the ...

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Empty Bowl Dinner Draws Big Numbers to Help Fight Poverty


Poverty is a big problem globally, with many in need of food, water, and shelter every day. These issues are not localized, but are spread across the world. Here in LaGrange and Troup County, there are men and women that face these same issues. However, there are groups and organizations dedicated to helping fix these issues through various means of ...

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Granger Tennis Places in Region Tournament


The LaGrange High boys and girls tennis teams capped off two wonderful seasons with both winning runnerup titles in the Region 5AAAA tournament. Both teams have enjoyed tremendous success this season. The region tournament started Tuesday, April 10th. Both Granger teams advanced to the championship match against Cartersville the following day. The Lady Grangers faced off against rival Troup High ...

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Reel 30 Bass Trail Continues Reel 30 Bass Trail Continues


The Reel 30 Bass Trail continued with another great tournament Sunday, April 9th. Last weekend’s tournament was held on Lake Eufaula and attracted a large crowd of good competitors. Starting while the weather was nice and cool in the morning, the competition spent a day on the lake trying to get the largest haul. As always, the Reel 30 Bass ...

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Troup on Top Tigers “Run” This Town


After Troup baseball’s 10-2 blowout of LaGrange Tuesday night, one thing is clear: it’s the Year of the Tiger in LaGrange, GA. Troup blasted through Tuesday’s rematch with in-county rival LaGrange, and as the dust settled, the Tigers went home with a combined score of 19-2 over the Grangers for the season. The Grangers sought to avenge a crushing 9-0 ...

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City of LaGrange to Strengthen Recycling Education and Improve Policies

The City of LaGrange is strengthening its recycling education and improving its existing recycling policies. “We are striving to make the recycle program viable.” said LaGrange City Manager Meg Kelsey. “A new video and brochure have been produced to help identify what to put in the ‘blue’ can. All current and new users will be receiving a laminated flyer soon ...

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Woman Faces Felony Theft Charge for Stealing Cheap Belt and Shirt


LaGrange Police have arrested a local woman on a Felony Shoplifting charge. Monday afternoon about 1:35 p.m., officers with La-Grange Police Department responded to Dollar General on Commerce Avenue in reference to Shoplifting. While police were en route, they were advised that the female suspect had just left the scene in a grey Honda headed towards Horace King Street. Officers ...

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Commissioners Hear Budget Requests at Work Session Ahead of Great Wolf Tour


\There was standing room only for the Troup County Board of Commissioners work session this past Thursday morning, April 12th, with many in attendance there to present some hopeful options towards their budget request for the upcoming fiscal year. Each summer, the county begins preparations for their budget with departments making requests for funding and this year is no exception, ...

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THINC Academy Gives Update


As many in the area know, THINC Academy has been has made a huge impact on Troup County. It has equipped high school students preparing for their lives after graduation with the relevant education they need to enter the workforce. With 6,000 new jobs projected to come to LaGrange and Troup County in the next 5 years, programs like THINC ...

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