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The Hunt Road Bridge Over Mud Creek is Scheduled to Close for Replacement on November 6th 2017.

Troup County’s contractor Southeastern Site Development has rescheduled the road closure of Hunt Road between address 181 Hunt Road and address 233 Hunt Road for November 6th 2017 in order to facilitate their replacement of the bridge over Mud Creek. The road closure associated with the bridge replacement is expected to last approximately 3 months. A complete detour plan with ...

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Interstate Chase Ends In Drug and Gun Seizure

Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a man on numerous felony charges after he allegedly led them on a chase along the interstate and was later found to be in possession of a large amount of drugs and a stolen handgun. Late Wednesday night about 10:55 p.m., deputies with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop on a ...

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Paint the Town Pink Event Takes Over the Downtown Square

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October is upon us and with it comes National Breast Cancer Awareness month. Breast Cancer is the most common cancer for American women with the exception of skin cancers. Every woman in the United States is currently living with a 12% chance of developing breast cancer, according to information provided by the American Cancer Society. Over 252,000 new cases of ...

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Woman Charged with Vehicular Assault

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LaGrange Police have arrested a local woman for vehicular assault after she allegedly attempted to run over the father of her child during a domestic dispute. The investigation into the violent incident began Monday afternoon about 1:30 p.m., when officers with the La-Grange Police Department were called to the 100 block of Starmount Drive in reference to reports of an ...

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Burglary Investigation Leads to Drug Discovery

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LaGrange Police have arrested a man on a minor drug charge as a result of burglary investigation. Police arrested Monqueis Demon Gray after he was found to be in possession of a misdemeanor amount of marijuana during an investigative stop for a burglary investigation early Sunday morning. Late Saturday night about 1:45 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department began ...

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Krewe of Mask Holds Ice Cream Social Event at Nutwood

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The Krewe of Mask here in LaGrange was back in full force this past Sunday afternoon, October 1st with another event at the Nutwood Plantation. As many may recall, this past February, LaGrange’s first ever family friendly Mardi Gras parade took over the downtown streets as parents and kids alike came out to join in the fun. After the smash ...

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TajMo Steals the Show at Last of Sweetland Summer Concert Series

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TajMo Steals the Show at Last of Sweetland Summer Concert Series The weather was on the verge of a change this past Friday night, September 29th, when the last act of the summer concert series took the stage at Sweetland. This year’s series at Sweetland has been huge, expanding upon the first year’s success with big ticket sales and even ...

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Troup County School System Celebrates Partners in Education

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LaGrange, Ga., September 29, 2017 – This week, Troup County School System (TCSS) said ‘thank you’ to local businesses that support public education during an appreciation breakfast at Del’Avant Event Center. With the theme Academic Success Under Construction, attendees entered the facility while a short video commemorating the year’s partnership events played on the large screen. The breakfast was sponsored ...

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Gardner Newman Students Named to State Superintendent

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LaGrange, Ga., September 19, 2017 – Recently, three Gardner Newman Middle School students from Troup County School System were proud to learn they were selected to the 2017-2018 Student Advisory Council headed by State School Superintendent Richard Woods. Trevor Booten, 7th grader, and Ka’Various Perry and William Pitts, both 8th graders, said they were eager to make a difference as ...

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