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GPS Leads Deputies to Wanted Burglar

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Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a man on numerous burglary warrants thanks to some assistance from a GPS device in a government truck that he allegedly stole. Tuesday morning about 8:42 a.m., 911 operators notified Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies that law enforcement in Opelika, AL had evidence that a stolen city government truck was possibly in Troup County. Opelika ...

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Man Killed and Another Injured in Separate Shootings

Two men were shot during separate incidents in LaGrange on Monday night. One man was killed after numerous shots were fired into a home and another male was found lying on the floor with a gunshot wound in another residence across town. The deceased male was killed after a bevy of bullets were fired into a house on the 100 ...

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Spring Junior Golf Clinics

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The 2018 Spring Junior Clinics are open to all interested participants ages 5 to 18. This program is designed to introduce the fundamentals of golf to young aspiring players. Lessons will include Putting, Chipping, Pitching, Sand Play, Full Swing and Golf Etiquette. The program is designed to make golf a fun learning experience and is a great way to meet ...

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Spring Golf Registration

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The First Tee Troup County is a nonprofit youth development organization. Our mission is to provide youth with educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf. Registration is January 22-February 2, 2018 at the Mike Daniel Recreation Center. For registration before or after these dates, please call The First Tee Troup ...

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Street Hockey League Is Catching On; Cunningham: “The players keep coming back.”

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Later this year the La-Grange Street Hockey League will turn five years old, with or without the birthday cake. The ice cream is extra, of course. That is a pleasant surprise for the hockey league cofounders, Brett Miolen and Glenn Cunningham. Both of the hockey diehards keep on teaching, playing and encouraging their still relatively new players. Street hockey is ...

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Automotive Service Course at Troup High Puts Students in Jobs While in High School

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The nuts and bolts of Steven Webb’s Maintenance Light Repair and Automotive Service pathway at Troup High School is giving students a boost into the workforce. Dustin Downey and Dennis Royster, two students in Webb’s advanced automotive classes, just received noticed they are now part-time Express Technicians at Nissan of LaGrange. As a part of the Troup County School System ...

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Dreamchaser Day Holds Inaugural Event

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There will be an abundance of opportunities coming forward for locals to find themselves in great jobs here in Troup County. There is a local non-profit called the Institute for Civic Entrepreneurship that hosted a new event that took on the task of preparing people for jobs and job interviews. In order for citizens to thrive not survive, they were ...

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