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Twenty Graduate from West Georgia Health Foundation Insiders Series

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Twenty community leaders have graduated from the fifth annual West Georgia Health Foundation Insiders Series, a program that showcases the quality healthcare and technologies available at WellStar West Georgia Medical Center and describes the challenges facing the healthcare industry. Troup County Tax Commissioner Shane Frailey was impressed by the inside look at the health system that serves our region. “By ...

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WellStar West Georgia Medical Center joins Mayo Clinic Care Network

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LAGRANGE, Ga. (November 2, 2017) — Well-Star Health System is expanding its collaboration with Mayo Clinic, a global leader in medical research and education. Physicians at WellStar West Georgia Medical Center now have access to the resources of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, a national network of like-minded organizations who share a commitment to better serving patients and their families. ...

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Clerk Faces Felony Charges for Pilfering Lotto Tickets

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For all budding criminal masterminds, the Georgia Lottery Commission has a message for you, steal lottery tickets and you’re going to get caught. Hopefully one young woman has learned her lesson now that she faces serious charges for allegedly stealing the scratchers at work. Investigators with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office arrested the female store clerk after she allegedly stole ...

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Nickell Rentals Hosts Ribbon Cutting

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November is shaping up to be quite the busy month for the LaGrange/Troup County Chamber of Commerce. Already this month, there have been new businesses opening up shop and businesses celebrating their openings with ribbon cuttings held by the Chamber. Many businesses in the area find great success and an incredible branch of networking opportunities with the local Chamber of ...

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Woman Killed in Mountville-Hogansville Road Wreck

A LaGrange woman was killed Thursday morning after a single vehicle accident on Mountville-Hogansville Road. Georgia State Patrol officials say the 64-year-old female victim was driving north on Mountville-Hogansville Road just north of Sims Road when her vehicle left the roadway and collided with a tree, fatally injuring her. There were no witnesses to the accident, but crash investigators discovered ...

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Semi Caught Trafficking Massive Amount of Marijuana

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A happenstance traffic stop on a tractor-trailer truck making its way through Troup County revealed an enormous amount of marijuana. Deputies with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office intercepted the semi truck after witnessing the driver ignoring the weigh station on Interstate 85 between Hogansville and LaGrange. The northbound truck was pulled over at about 8:43 p.m. Thursday night shortly after ...

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Wanted Suspect Arrested After Brief Chase

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LaGrange Police have arrested a local man on several charges after he allegedly led them on a brief chase and fled into a residence in order to avoid a probation warrant. The incident occurred late Monday night about 11:11 p.m., when officers with the LaGrange Police Department Monday observed a white Honda Accord turn onto Hamilton Road from Cannon Street ...

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Student Arrested for Bullet at LaGrange High

Police have arrested a 15year-old student at LaGrange High School after he was allegedly caught bringing a bullet to school. The student appeared to be otherwise unarmed, but bringing the bullet to school was still a big no-no. On October 27, LaGrange Police resource officers working at LaGrange High School were called to the administrator’s office in reference to a ...

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Lafayette Christian School Hosts 2017 Community Work Day

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The spirit of service has returned to Lafayette Christian School once again, as it does every year when Community Work Day rolls back around. For nearly 15 years now, the students at LCS have been committed to helping give back to the community and help those in need with various projects. Throughout the years, the students have impacted many different ...

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