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Troup County Master Gardener Plant Sale

Brian Maddy, County Extension Agent The Troup County Master Gardeners are having their annual plant sale Saturday, April 28 from 9 AM to 2 PM at the Ag Center in LaGrange. The Ag Center is located just off of Hamilton Road on Vulcan Materials Road across from Sam Walker Drive. All the plants are grown and cultivated by master gardeners ...

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Lafayette Day for Georgia

“Why has this not been done before now?” It was perfect, one of those stand-up-straight-allhands- on-deck kinds of questions. It was the second most important question, resonant, and declaratory. I had wrapped up my pitch to the Board of the La-Grange International Friendship Exchange. Bill Price sat at the far end of the table and it was he who asked ...

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Man Charged for Domestic Altercation

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LaGrange Police have arrested a man on domestic violence charges as a result of a couple’s breakup late Saturday night. Saturday night about 9:50 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to Sunset Street in reference to reports of a domestic incident. Officers arrived and made contact with the female complainant as she was leaving the scene. The female ...

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From Bach to Rock 2.0: LaGrange High Chorus Dazzles in Spectacular Finale

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The LaGrange High School chorus concluded their threeday run of the 2018 Spring Concert entitled From Bach to Rock 2.0 on Saturday. The concert, a revisiting of the 1994 show directed by Marty Davis, Debbie Bordona, and Marion Towns, featured twenty-six different impressive performances, including seven solo acts. Intricately-choreographed and meticulously-performed, the 2018 LHS Spring Concert kicked off with a ...

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Pair Arrested for Lottery Ticket Incident

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LaGrange Police have arrested to two people on domestic violence charges after a local woman allegedly stole some lottery tickets from the father of her child and then pepper sprayed him when he tried to get them back. Friday afternoon about 12:30 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to Gorham Street in reference to reports of a fight ...

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DUI Suspect Claims Wrecked Car was Stolen

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Police arrested a man for Driving Under the Influence late Friday night after they found his vehicle wrecked and abandoned in LaGrange. The suspect initially tried to claim someone had taken his vehicle and wrecked it, despite still having the keys, but he eventually admitted to the incident. Early Saturday morning about 12:26 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department ...

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2018 Candidate Forum at the Del’avant

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The Troup County Chamber of Commerce sponsored the 2018 Candidate Forum at Del’avant in downtown LaGrange on Monday. The forum featured both candidates for the county commission chair as well as those running for the District 7 school board seat. Incumbent County chairmen Patrick Crews defended his seat against Tripp Foster while taking a barrage of questions from Hogansville Mayor ...

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Entering Auto Suspect Caught at Granger Park

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Police have arrested a male suspect as the result of a strange encounter where the man was caught red-handed entering a vehicle at Granger Park. Thursday night, April 26th, about 8:45 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department were patrolling the area of Granger Park when they observed the dome light activated inside a pickup truck parked in the area. ...

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Team Members at Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia Donate to the American Cancer Society

Team Members at Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia Donate to the American Cancer Society Team Tmembers at Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) recently donated $35,000 to the American Cancer Society through its team member donation program. KMMG matched a portion of the team member donations. KMMG’s “Matching Gift Program” allows team members to donate to five charities, and the American ...

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