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Shoplifting Leads to Felony Narcotics Arrest

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LaGrange Police have arrested a West Point woman on multiple felony charges after she allegedly stole a few small items while carrying a bag of crystal meth. The whole incident started Monday afternoon around 2:40 p.m., when officers with the LaGrange Police Department were called to Walmart on New Franklin Road in reference to Shoplifting. Police arrived and spoke to ...

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Community Says Goodbye to Local Lawman

There’s a reason that movie directors often choose to set funerals in the cold and rain. It’s meant to imply that the Earth itself is mourning the loss of someone special. Maybe it’s a coincidence, but God chose to cloud the area with cold and bitter rain the day he called Deputy Arthur Ransom home. Ransom passed away at an ...

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Faith Baptist Church Hosts Church Safety and Security Seminar Presented by The Troup County Sheriff’s Office

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Tuesday evening, December 5th, people from all over the community braved the torrential rain to congregate at Faith Baptist Church. Everyone had the same goal in mind: keeping their churches safe from danger. Faith’s Pastor Donald Yancey opened the evening, then Jason Ritter began the safety presentation. Jason Ritter has been in public safety for 18 years. He currently works ...

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Lions Club Hosts LaGrange College Choir

LaGrange College Chamber Choir performs for The Lion's Club

There is something special around this time of year, a certain magic in the air. In this time of giving and expression, there is a lot going on and a lot of people want to provide something meaningful to the conversation. With all of this Christmas spirit, one of the best ways to spread the cheer is through song. There ...

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Police Investigating Fight as Potential Robbery

LaGrange Police are currently investigating a fight between a male and a female as a potential robbery by force. Tuesday evening about 5:11 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police responded to Kissler Street in reference to reports of a fight. Police arrived and spoke with the victim, who stated that she needed a report for a fight she had with ...

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Kia Motors makes second annual co-sponsorship contribution to The Ray on Giving Tuesday

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(LaGrange, GA, November 28, 2017) — Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia (KMMG) delivered a significant financial contribution to The Ray, Georgia’s living laboratory for transportation technology on Interstate 85, on Giving Tuesday. The $26,000 gift is the second installment of a three-year commitment for the WheelRight® tire safety station, installed in December of 2016 at the Georgia Visitor Information Center on ...

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LaGrange Fire Department Public Information Officer to Retire December 25th

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LaGrange Fire Department Lt. Chris Taylor plans to retire December 25th, 25 years after he began working at the department. Lt. Taylor is the public information officer for the department and Company Officer at Station 4. According to Taylor, his career in the fire department starting taking shape his freshman year at La-Grange High School. “In the summer of 1986, ...

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Young Singers of West Georgia present a Christmas Memories Concert

Young Singers of West Georgia (YSWG) will present Christmas Memories, their holiday concert, at New Community Church on December 8th and 9th. This performance will consist of heartwarming and entertaining songs from a variety of genres. The show features group performances, large and small, of Christmas classics and favorites. Young Singers of West Georgia consists of over 100 performers ranging ...

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Georgia Trend names WGMC #1 Large Hospital for 2017

For the fourth time in five years, Georgia Trend magazine has named Well-Star West Georgia Medical Center the No. 1 Large Hospital in the state for 2017. WellStar WGMC also placed at the top of Georgia Trend’s annual hospital report in 2013, 2015 and 2016. Jerry Fulks, President of WellStar WGMC, said earning the top spot is a wonderful achievement ...

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