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Open Container Suspect Makes Matters Much Worse

Police arrested a man who only made matters worse for himself after he was caught with an open container of alcohol. First he literally littered right in front of a police officer and then lied to him about his name and age. The incident occurred late Sunday night around 9 p.m., when officers with the La-Grange Police Department spotted a ...

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Police Attempting to Identify Human Remains Found in Woods

LaGrange Police are working with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to investigate human remains found deep in a wooded area within the city. The remains were found by an ATV rider and reported to police Thursday evening. The decomposed remains were found in the woods between Fulton Street and Hogansville Road. Police suspect that that the remains were from an ...

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Antique Book Presented to Bellevue From Members

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This past Thursday, January 12th Bellevue held to receive a surprise donation. As many LaGrange residents know, Bellevue has a significant historical background to the City of La-Grange and to the DAR as well. Built by Senator Benjamin Harvey Hill in 18531855, Bellevue now stands as a National Historic Landmark. This antebellum home houses many historical artifacts, and last week, ...

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Suspect Says It’s Bath Salts, Police Say It’s Meth

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LaGrange Police are investigating an incident where a local man claimed he was only carrying around some bath salts, but police believed it was actually meth. The substance initially tested positive for methamphetamine and will be sent to the GBI Crime Lab for confirmation, but in the meantime, the subject has been jailed for illegal drug possession. Early Friday morning ...

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City of LaGrange Closed for MLK, Jr. Holiday

The City of LaGrange will be closed for business January 15th for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday. All garbage and recycling pickup days will be pushed back by one day. For example, if your regular pickup day is Monday, it will be Tuesday this holiday week. The City of LaGrange Police and Fire services will remain open. Media Contact: ...

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Winter Animal Protection

At this time of the year our winter weather becomes a hot topic. How winter weather affects animals outside is an important consideration. Some folks think that a fur coat is all you need. Tell that to a Chihuahuas in the backyard when it’s 25 degrees out! Huskies and Samoyeds can tolerate extremely cold temperatures if already acclimated to winter ...

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Man Accused of Choking Out the Mother of His Infant Child

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LaGrange Police have arrested a local man on domestic violence charges after he allegedly choked out the mother of his infant child causing her to pass out. Thursday afternoon at about 4:28 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 1100 block of First Avenue in reference to a domestic disturbance where a female had reportedly been choked ...

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Troup County Board of Commissioners Discusses Family Treatment Court, Courthouse Security

This past Thursday, January 11th, the Troup County Board of Commissioners held their work session. It was business as usual for the commissioners, hearing pleas for training, grant applications, and budget amendments ripe for action. The meeting began with a presentation by Denise Robinson, the Felony Adult Drug Court Coordinator. Robinson and other staff members of the FADC had recently ...

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LaGrange Fire Department to Flush Fire Hydrants through mid-February

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The LaGrange Fire Department will be flushing fire hydrants throughout the city through February 13th. LFD officers plan to flush hydrants at 72 locations in the City of La-Grange. LFD Lt. Dusty Helton flushes a fire hydrant on Greenville St. The flushing is required to maintain a favorable Insurance Services Office, or ISO, rating. The City of LaGrange currently has ...

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Male and Female Arrested After Collision with Semi

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Police have arrested a male and female on various charges stemming from an auto collision where the suspects initially tried to insist the other had been driving. Tuesday night about 7:55 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded to the 1000 block of Colquitt Street in reference to an auto collision involving a semi-truck and a pickup truck. Police ...

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