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Police Investigating Violent Domestic Assault

Police have issued arrest warrants for a man accused of assaulting his girlfriend at a local hotel, despite her reluctance to cooperate. Monday night about 7:24 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Lafayette Garden Hotel on Patillo Road in reference to a welfare check. Police received a report through a 911 caller, that a female had allegedly been assaulted the ...

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Area Law Enforcement Get First Look at New Nonlethal Device, LaGrange One of Ten Demo Sites

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Area law enforcement agencies got a first look at a new non-lethal device called the BolaWrap. This is a nonlethal remote restraint device designed to prevent any unnecessary violent encounters. BolaWrap representative and retired Los Angeles County Assistant Sheriff Michael Rothans says he picked LaGrange as one of ten communities as a demo site. “Chief Lou Dekmar is innovative when ...

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City of LaGrange to Hold Public Meeting on Eastside Park Plans

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LaGrange, Ga. May 3, 2018 TheCityofLaGrange is holding a public meeting to take comments from the public on the proposed plans for Eastside Park. This will be a part of the LaGrange City Council’s regular meeting. City Manager Meg Kelsey recently mailed a letter to residents living in the area inviting them to participate in the meeting. The plan provides ...

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Police Asking for Help in Locating Suspect from Domestic Assault

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LaGrange Police are currently asking for help in locating a man wanted for a violent domestic attack. The incident occurred on the morning of April 10, around 1:30 a.m. Officers took a walk-in report a few hours after the incident when the victim made her way to the LaGrange Police Department due to the assailant taking her phone. The victim, ...

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LaGrange Hosts State Candidates

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The local candidates for the Georgia state house and senate participated in a political forum Tuesday evening at Del’Avant in Downtown LaGrange. The forum was the two political candidate forums sponsored by the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce. The forum was moderated by LaGrange Mayor Jim Thornton, who asked a total of ten questions, with topics written by Chamber President ...

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Wild Leap Brew Co. Receives Statewide Award from Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation

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Wild Leap Brew Co. in LaGrange received an award for Excellence in Rehabilitation from the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation during its 41st annual Preservation Awards ceremony April 27 in Columbus, Ga. Wild Leap Brew Co. breathed new life into a mid-century commercial building in downtown La-Grange. The building construction began in 1948 and it opened as a car dealer. ...

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LaGrange College Youth Baseball Camp

David Kelton of LaGrange College offers a special opportunity with his youth baseball camp. Under the direction of former professional baseball player and LaGrange head coach David Kelton, the camp runs in two sessions, with the first from June 4-8, and the second from June 11 -15. The camp will be held at Cleaveland Field at Williamson Stadium. The camp ...

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Men’s Basketball: 2017-18 Team Awards Presented at Annual Banquet

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The LaGrange men’s basketball team were presented individual awards for the 2017-18 season at the annual banquet. Senior Alex Bonner was unanimously voted by his teammates as the Delma Fowler Team Most Valuable Player Award recepient. Bonner led the team and was third in the conference in scoring, averaging 19.2 points per game. He led the team in 10 different ...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

COMMUNITY CALENDAR • Mondays: The “Movers and Shakers” Line Dance class will be held at Springfield Baptist Church/Hogansville, GA on Mondays at 6pm to 7pm. Class is free. • AA Meeting times at Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall Street, LaGrange. Saturday-8 am, 10:30 a.m. ( Women’s), 1 p.m., 7 p.m.; Sunday- 10 a.m., 6 p.m., 8 p.m.; Monday & Friday- ...

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Cavaliers Dominate in First Playoff Game

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The Callaway Cavaliers crushed the competition in the first round of the GHSA baseball state championship. Hosting the Best Academy, the Cavaliers exploded in the second inning for a staggering 16-0 lead. Wesley Marchman and Dawson Wright combined for a no-hitter Friday evening, as the Cavaliers took control of the field. Marchman went 22-15 with four strikeouts while Wright went ...

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