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Fleeing Suspect Wrecks Car, Injures Passengers

Police have issued warrants for the arrest of a man accused of leading them on a short high speed chase. Officers don’t know why he fled though. The man ended up wrecking his car and injuring his two female passengers, ostensibly over nothing. Monday night shortly after 9 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department were patrolling the area of ...

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Blade Runner 2049 Review (Spoiler Free): When We’re Less Than Human and When We’re More

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What does it mean to be human? To be truly human? It’s a question too large for our minds and a question that often times remains without an answer. Yes, philosophers and scholars have tried many times to answer the question in various forms but fall short. Throughout the centuries, writings, lectures, and eventually film have all tried to tackle ...

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27th Annual Chili Cook Off and Trick or Treating this Saturday

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Downtown LaGrange’s 27 th annual Chili Cook Off will take place this Saturday on Sweetland Amphitheatre’s great lawn. Chili tasting tickets are $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for children. The event includes a competition between 15 local Chili teams competing to be the Best Chili by People’s choice and by the Judge’s choice. The Best Booth award will be selected ...

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Officer Collecting Water Filters for Hurricane Relief

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A Troup County Detention Officer is currently working to collect water filtration devices to help hurricane victims in Peurto Rico get fresh, safe drinking water. It’s been just over a month since Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico, which devastate the island territory and took the lives of more than 60 people. Since the initial devastation, much of Puerto Rico ...

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Local Real Estate Agents Help Fund Lego Wall at Franklin Forest

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Makerspace areas are trending across the United States as places for students to be creative. Throughout the Troup County School System, media centers are transitioning from the traditional quiet place to study and learn to a place where students can reach their optimal intellectual experiences by experiencing learning through creativity and handson application. Franklin Forest Elementary School is on the ...

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The Annual LaGrange Lions Club BBQ Fundraiser

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Tickets are now on sale for the annual Lagrange Lions Club BBQ Fundraiser! Purchase tickets from your favorite Lions Club member to benefit local sight conservation. Ticket prices are as follows: $10 per plate $20 per two pounds of meat (bulk) $10 per quart of stew ( bulk) Plates may be purchased the day of at the drivethrough in one ...

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Glisson Preaches, Teaches As Tigers Get Ready For Cedartown

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The team with the Blue & Gold swagger had a humbling moment after practice on Wednesday night. Troup High head football coach Tanner Glisson got up on his soapbox and had a heart-to-heart discussion with his Tiger team. The players mostly listened, and Glisson did some preaching that would have made Billy Graham blush. “We’ve been winning on the big ...

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New Netflix Show to be Filmed in LaGrange, Extras Needed

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LaGrange, Ga. October 18, 2017 – A new Netflix series called “The Haunting of Hill House” will begin filming in LaGrange next week and they are looking for extras. The series will be based on the Shirley Jackson horror novel, “The Haunting of Hill House” and according to IMBd, one of the main actors is Timothy Hutton. Mike Flanagan, known ...

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Callaway High School Fishing Team Reels in Great Fall Accomplishments

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LaGrange, Ga., October 12, 2017 – Just one month into the new season and the Callaway High School Fishing Team is establishing themselves as a competitive fishing force. Their most recent accomplishment was winning the West Point Lake Championship sponsored by Ken Bearden Fishing, where they were awarded overall “Best in Weight”. Callaway came out on top as 13 high ...

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CSX to Block Traffic October 20, 21, & 22 for Routine Maintenance

LaGrange, Ga. October 13, 2017 – CSX plans to block traffic at the railroad crossings at Main and Depot Streets October 21, 22, & 23rd for routine maintenance. According to CSX representatives, the railroad crossing will be blocked from Friday, October 20th at 7AM through Sunday, October 22nd at 8PM. Traffic will be blocked at both intersections. As a part ...

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