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Domestic Shooting Update: Woman Charged With Murder

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LaGrange Police have arrested a local woman for murder and additional charges stemming from a domestic fight on North Cary Street. Lillian Jeannine Addison has been charged with the murder of her boyfriend, Jimmie Griffith Jr., as a result of the investigation into the September 3 shooting. The investigation into the incident began early that Sunday morning about 4:45 a.m. ...

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President Dan McAlexander Gives State Of LaGrange College Address

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LaGrange is full of historic and fascinating places, places that are incredible amenities to the community at large. From different local businesses, charitable organizations, and several other entities, these places give our town character and uniqueness while also finding ways to make all of our lives better. There is no better example of this than LaGrange College. Since 1831, LaGrange ...

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2017 Insiders Experience Local Emergency Services

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West Georgia Health Foundation Insiders recently participated in two mock emergency care scenarios at WellStar West Georgia Medical Center and learned about the coordination of emergency services in our community. West Georgia Medical Center’s 33,000 square-foot Emergency Department hosted the event. Offering 24/7 care, the Emergency Department serves more than 60,000 patient visits each year for needs such as motor ...

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Local Couple Arrested for Identity and Insurance Fraud

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Wednesday morning Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators assisted agents from the Georgia Insurance Commissioner’s Office in arresting a local couple accused of multiple counts of identity and insurance fraud. The couple allegedly falsified numerous life insurance applications in an advance commission scheme. As a result of a six-month investigation, the Georgia Department of Insurance Fraud Division determined that current insurance agent ...

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Commissioners Sign off on Bond Agreement

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During their first September regular meeting, the Troup County Board of Commissioners voted to approve a memorandum of understanding for a bond agreement with Hyundai Dymos for the expansion of their plant in West Point. The bond agreement allows for a seven-year tax abatement of property taxes for the facility in order to help defer construction costs for the planned ...

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United Way Kicks Off 2017 Campaign With Luncheon

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All across LaGrange and Troup County, there are many organizations that are dedicated to giving back and to helping serve those in need. This is a charitable community and as such, many are always trying to contribute in meaningful, positive ways. It is this dedication that separates LaGrange from many other places, as it is full of these peace bringing ...

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Community Calendar

• September 5th: Lunch and Learn Series! Join the Troup County Master Gardeners on a Free Horicultural Adventure on September 5 with All You Need to Know About Houseplants. Every first Tuesday of every month. Bring your own lunch, 12 – 1 pm at the LaGrange Memorial Library, 115 Alford Street, LaGrange. For more information call 706-882-7784. • September 8th: ...

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L.I.F.E International Festival Prepares for Second Annual Event This Weekend

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Last year, a new event hit LaGrange and Troup County with a tour de force of sights, smells, colors, dances, and ethnicities.TheshoresofNorthern Ireland, the majesty of Great Britain, the wild and wonderful culture of Korea, and several other nations all found their way to LaGrange for the first ever International Festival held by L.I.F.E (La-Grange International Friendship Exchange), an organization ...

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Update: Deputies Arrest More ATV Theft Suspects

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Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators have arrested three men in connection with the theft of more than $26,000 worth of property from a rural Troup County residence. Back in August, Sheriff’s Investigators initially listed Seth Long Olson, as a suspect from theft of an ATV and numerous other items from a rural Troup County farm home. Warrants were issued for Olson’s ...

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THS Holds Community Based Seminar

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The morning of Friday, September 1st was a special day in the auditorium at Troup High School. Many students began to pack the seats and wait for a presentation. This presentation was based upon Community Based Instruction and students with disabilities that are looking to enter the workforce or the next level of education. The meeting was well attended by ...

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