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Musical Comedy Offers Iconic Gershwin Tunes

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“Crazy for You,” LaGrange College Theatre’s next production, has been called a “new Gershwin musical comedy” – a modern musical that celebrates the joy of the American theater. The show runs Oct. 24-28 at Price Theater. This Tony award- winning Broadway smash tells the story of Bobby Child, a wealthy city boy who dreams of being a Broadway star, but ...

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Tigers Face Central This Week before Season’s Toughest Challenge

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The Troup Tigers have battled their way to an unblemished 8-0 season, but it hasn’t been easy. Despite some early-season success as Troup beat up on weaker teams, they have faltered slightly in their past few games as they hit stronger region opponents. This was most-noticeably true as the Tigers took on the Cedartown Bulldogs last week. It was the ...

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Victim of Fatal Car Crash on I-85 Identified as a Citizen of Hogansville

A fatal car crash on I-85 near mile marker 53 left one woman dead and two children injured early Sunday morning. The driver of the truck, who was pronounced dead on scene after being partially-ejected from the vehicle, has been identified by authorities as Cheryl Green of Hogansville. Reports indicate that four individuals were involved in the crash, but only ...

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Deputies Investigating West Point Motel Robbery

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Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies are looking for a currently undisclosed suspect, who is accused of robbing and assaulting a man at the West Point Motel. Sunday night about 8:47 PM, Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the West Point Motel at 7800 West Point Road in reference to reports of a subject being shot. While en route, deputies were informed ...

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“It’s a great homecoming,” Sean Hannity Says at Callaway Conference Center in LaGrange

Sean Hannity speaks at the 12th annual Georgia Radio Hall of Fame awards.

Attendees to the 12th Annual Georgia Radio Hall of Fame Awards at the Callaway Conference Center in LaGrange received a surprise celebrity guest appearance from Fox News’s Sean Hannity Saturday night. Hannity, who is best known for his weeknight Fox News program, has deep roots in the broadcasting industry and currently hosts his own nationally-syndicated radio show.  Hannity’s Fox News ...

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Local Leaders and DNR Collaborate Over West Point Lake Concerns

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Local leaders attended a meeting with the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) on Monday, October 15, 2018 at the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce to discuss concerns over West Point Lake. The meeting focused on the County-wide concern of the decline in largemouth bass population in West Point Lake, along with ways in which the increase in striped bass was ...

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WellStar WGMC Nurse Named Working Mother of the Year

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Ana Lambert, nurse manager of fourth floor at WellStar West Georgia Medical Center has been named 2018 Working Mother of Year by Working Mother magazine.  The annual award recognizes this WellStar mother for her remarkable contribution to the health system while balancing work and family demands. Lambert, who lives in LaGrange, is the wife of Chris Lambert. Together they have ...

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Hogansville Issues Traffic Alert on Green Avenue

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The City of Hogansville on Friday, October 12 took to Facebook to issue a travel alert to citizens. The affected area includes a portion of Green Avenue east of Johnson Street. The official release from the City of Hogansville stated that there had been “a partial road collapse caused by storm-water issues.”  The city urged pedestrians and motorists to “use ...

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