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Update: Police Name Additional Suspects for Preakness Drive Robbery


Update: Since the time of this publication, both Anthony “Tony” Lee Floyd and Travious Shimon Jennings have been CAUGHT. Jerry Dean West remains at large at this time.  LaGrange Police have identified three additional suspects from a robbery on Preakness Drive where the suspects allegedly robbed two men with the help of two female juveniles. Arrest warrants have been issued for ...

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Traffic Violations Lead to Felony Drug Charges

LaGrange Police have arrested a male and female on felony drug charges after they allegedly ran multiple stop signs Sunday night. Sunday night about 7:47 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department were on patrol in the area of Dix Street when officers spotted a green Ford F-150 fail to stop at a stop sign. Police then continued to follow ...

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Police Investigating AAA Food Mart Robbery

LaGrange Police are investigating an Armed Robbery that reportedly occurred at a local convenience store late Friday night. Friday night about 9:20 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded to the AAA Food Mart on Fourth Avenue in reference to a panic alarm. Officers arrived and made contact with the female store clerk, who stated that three unidentified males ...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR •The Optimist Club of LaGrange meets for lunch every Monday at noon at the Mike Daniel Recreation Center. We would love for anyone to come out and see what we are all about. We are always looking for new members! For more information contact Natalie Phillips, (706) 883-6138. •Every Tuesday: LaGrange Lions Club meets every Tuesday at noon ...

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City Crews Installing Wayfinding Signs Throughout the Community


City crews are installing new wayfinding signs throughout the community. The new eleven signs will be located on the boundaries of the city limits of LaGrange directing you to key locations around the city. Currently nine signs have been installed at locations including by Sweetland Amphitheatre, Southbend Park, West Point Road, Hamilton Road, Whitesville Road, Roanoke Road, among other locations. ...

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Christmas in Hogansville to Be Held Saturday, December 1


The City of Hogansville’s annual Christmas parade and celebration returns Saturday, December 1 to kick off a month of holiday cheer. Open to the public, the city’s yearly Christmas celebration will feature caroling, the lighting of the city’s Christmas tree, and a chance for the community’s youth to come meet Santa. Festivities culminate in the Hogansville Christmas Parade on East ...

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“Christmas Memories” Brings Holiday Cheer


It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas at the Lafayette Society for Performing Arts (LSPA) in downtown LaGrange. The Young Singers of West Georgia, having practiced since summer, will bring their musical magic to the LaGrange High Auditorium December 7 and 8 with a pitch-perfect performance of their program, “Christmas Memories.” Fun and fast-paced, YSWG conductor and artistic director ...

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LaGrange Christmas Parade Draws Near


It’s beginning to look like the holidays throughout LaGrange as the community readies for the 42nd annual Christmas parade, sponsored by the La-Grange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce. Bobby Carmichael, a longtime community leader who most recently retired as Executive Director of the Downtown LaGrange Development Authority (DLDA), will serve as the Grand Marshal for the parade on November 29 in ...

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Early Voting Has Started for Runoff Election: Who’s on the Ballot?

Early voting for the Georgia runoff election began Monday, November 26 and will continue through Friday, November 30. Troup County voters can make their voices heard at the courthouse this week from 8AM – 5 PM. The runoff concludes a dramatic election cycle that pitted current Governor- elect Brian Kemp and former House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams in a hotly-contested ...

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