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Police Reports–8-15-2018

Early Sunday morning about 1 a.m., LaGrange Police were conducting a traffic safety checkpoint near the intersection of Hamilton Street and Fannin Street when officers observed a red Honda Accord pull into a closed business just short of the checkpoint. Police then made contact with the driver, Colby Oshun Bailey, who immediately informed officers that his license was suspended and ...

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Obits–August 15, 2018

Lake Dunson Robertson Mrs. Annie Sue Cameron Smith  Mrs. Annie Sue Cameron Smith was born February 16, 1942 in Troup County, Georgia to the late Mr. Otis “Buck” Cameron, Sr. and Mrs. Viola Atcherson Cameron. She confessed Christ at an early age and joined Pleasant Grove Baptist Church and served faithfully throughout the years. Susie was employed by West Georgia Medical ...

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Troup County School System Superintendent Pugh Resigns

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The Troup County School Board voted to accept the resignation of Superintendant Dr. Cole Pugh during a specially called meeting before Monday’s regular work session. Pugh served as the Troup County School System superintendent since 2011. Pugh’s resignation was accepted during a private executive session of the school board to discuss personnel matters. School Board members Kirk Hancock, Rev. Allen ...

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Terry Stanford of A LaGrange Towing a Local Hero

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When he got a call that an eighteen-month-old baby was trapped in an RV, Terry Stanford knew what to do. In just a little over thirty minutes, Stanford arrived at Ramsey RV Park in Warm Springs—twenty-nine miles from LaGrange. Once there, he found a frantic mother whose eighteen-month-old had accidentally locked himself in an RV with the keys inside. The ...

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Man Dies in Apartment Fire

The LaGrange Police and Fire Department are investigating an incident where a man was killed in an apartment fire on North Lewis Street over the weekend. Police have identified the deceased victim as Antivolis Coverson. Coverson was found when a secondary search team located the male unconscious in an upstairs area of the apartment. Firefighters and paramedics attempted to resuscitate ...

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Trio Robs Commerce Avenue Gas Station

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LaGrange Police are investigating an incident where three young men reportedly robbed a local gas station overnight. Early Tuesday morning about 3:53 a.m., officers with LaGrange Police Department responded to the Shell fuel station on Commerce Avenue in reference to an Armed Robbery. Officers arrived and met with an employee who stated he was outside of the store checking the ...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

COMMUNITY CALENDAR •Come Dance with Us! Adults of All Ages August 18, 2018 “The Active Life” 140 Ragland St. Time: 7:00-10:00 pm. Admission: $6.00 Featuring Country Music Jimmy Smith Mike Nicholus & “New River Band” Bring a Snack to share For more information call: 706-8831681 •Ballroom Dance Lessons are held weekly at The Active Life in LaGrange from 7p–8p. $100.percouple ...

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Troup County School System Teachers Prepare for One-to-One Rollout with Professional Learning Summit

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This week while preparing classrooms and lessons for students, teachers had the chance to sit in some of the same seats that will be occupied when school is back in session as all Troup County School System (TCSS) educators gathered at LaGrange High for the technologydriven TCSS Custom Summit led by EdTechTeam. The purpose of the professional learning summit was ...

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West Point Lake Closures for August 15 Military Training Exercise

Several locations at West Point Lake will be closed to public access on August 15 while the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers West Point Project hosts a training exercise for the U.S. Army’s 3rd Ranger Battalion from Fort Benning, Ga. To ensure safety and security for soldiers engaged in this training exercise, the following locations will be closed to public ...

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Callaway Classic Softball Tournament Concludes at Shuford Fields

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Three Troup County schools participated in the Callaway Classic Tournament that finished Saturday, August 11. LaGrange, Troup, and Callaway High all came out to battle fierce statewide competition to varying degrees of success. The Grangers and the Cavaliers started strong, with LaGrange getting a solid win over Hardaway and the Cavaliers beating Brookstone 5-0. The Troup High Tigers struggled to ...

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