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Shoplifting Leads to Felony Drug Charge


LaGrange Police have arrested a Hogansville woman on a felony drug charge after she was caught shoplifting at the local Walmart. Saturday afternoon about 2:47 p.m., officers with LaGrange Police Department responded to Walmart on New Franklin Road in reference to Shoplifting. Police arrived and made contact with Loss Prevention, who stated they observed a subject, later identified as Allison ...

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Wild Leap Craft Beer To Be Featured In Great Wolf Lodge Georgia


With the highly anticipated opening of Great Wolf Lodge Georgia just weeks away, Wild Leap Brew Co. is pleased to announce that its locally-brewed craft beers will be featured on tap at the indoor water park resort. While many of Wild Leap’s craft beer selections will be served, one of its signature brews, World Peach Cobbler Ale, will be available ...

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Optimist Club Names Deputy and County Firefighter of the Year


The LaGrange Optimist Club presented awards to the top Troup County Sheriff’s Deputy and Troup County Firefighter during a ceremony Monday. The local Optimist Club hosted one of two annual luncheons at Mike Griggs Recreation Center in La-Grange to honor and give thanks to First Responders who work tirelessly to keep our streets and homes safe. Firefighter Eric Rogers was ...

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Police Investigating Domestic Altercation

LaGrange Police are investigating an incident where a man allegedly attacked his girlfriend and threatened to kill her in front of multiple witnesses in a jealous rage. Saturday afternoon about 1:12 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to Old Airport Road in reference to reports of a fight in progress. Officers arrived and spoke to the victim, who ...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR • May 12th. – Springfield Baptist Church /Hogansville, GAwill host the annual ‘Mother’s Day Brunch at 12 noon on Saturday, May 12th. Door prizes will be given to the special Mothers. Rev. Reginald Wade is the Senior Pastor. • Mondays: The “Movers and Shakers” Line Dance class will be held at Springfield Baptist Church/Hogansville, GA on Mondays at ...

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Past Meets Present: LaGrange Biblical History Center Hosts Roman Army


The LaGrange Biblical History Center sponsored Legio XI as part of its annual Roman Army Day celebration on Saturday, May 5th. The event, intended to shine light on the conditions of those in Judea during the Roman occupation of 63 BCE to 135 CE, recreates the social, political, and economic environment of the era. The time period marked significant oppression ...

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High Hopes: LaGrange Football Starts Spring Practice

NFL legend Alex Gibbs coaching the Grangers.

LaGrange High School kicked off its football spring practice this month under the direction of new head coach Chuck Gibbs. Gibbs takes the reins of a flailing Granger football program that fielded a winless team in the 2017-2018 season. An already-successful coach in his own right (he went 31-14 as the head coach of Scottsdale Christian in Arizona and led ...

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Early Bird Breakfast CelebratesTroup County Small Businesses


The Chamber of Commerce’s May Early Bird Breakfast highlighted small businesses in our community and celebrated their contributions to Troup County. C’Sons/Mare Sol provided breakfast catering for the occasion, and the ceremony took place at Del’Avant in downtown LaGrange. The event featured a talk from Lori Auten, CEO of Focus Consulting Group in Columbus, GA. Auten, a seasoned professional who ...

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Chamber Announces Small Businesses of the Year


Chamber Announces Small Businesses of the Year Advertising Made Easy, Benchmark Contracting and Coldwell Banker Spinks Brown Durand Realtors were honored as recipients of the 2018 Small Business of the Year awards at the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce’s recent Early Bird Breakfast. Todd Carlisle, Business Consultant with The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center (UGA SBDC), chaired the ...

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Troup County March for Babies


The Troup County March for Babies commenced at Hollis Hand Elementary School Saturday, May 5. The walk, a celebration of the organizations charitable research related to “preconception [and] post delivery issues.” The three-mile walk kicked off with team photos and celebration at Hollis Hand. Members of the March for Babies committee gathered to recognize top donors as well as this ...

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