Registration Open for Free Boating Safety Course at West Point Lake

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Auxiliary Flotilla 08-01, in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, will conduct a free personal watercraft and boating safety course at the West Point Lake Project Management Office, May 12. The course will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST and will ...

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Granger “Power” LaGrange Athletics Recipient of “Power Your School” Grant


The LaGrange High School athletic department has been selected as a recipient of the “Power Your School” grant sponsored by Coca-Cola/Powerade. LaGrange was awarded the grant—a total of $2000— in response to a video submitted to the “Power Your School Campaign.” According to LaGrange High athletic director Mike Pauley, the video detailed the improvements that could be made to the ...

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Chamber Presents Local Candidate Forums


The LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce has announced a series of Candidate Forums to take place in advance of the May 22 primary election day. The forums are scheduled for 6:00pm on April 30 and May 1 at Del’avant in downtown LaGrange. On April 30, candidates for Troup County Commission Chairman and Board of Education District 7 will answer questions ...

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Calumet Bank and THINC Form Student Shadow Program


Calumet Bank and THINC College and Career Academy have begun a Student Shadowing Program that will allow THINC students to work alongside Calumet Bank team members on Saturday mornings. This will allow students to realize the importance of having solid soft skills by putting their THINC based training into action by greeting Calumet Bank customers. This will also allow the ...

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Police Investigating Late-Night Robbery

LaGrange Police are investigating an incident where a local man was reportedly robbed at gunpoint just outside his home overnight on Tuesday. Early Wednesday morning about 1:55 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 200 block of Blake Street in reference to reports of an Armed Robbery. Officers arrived and spoke with the male victim, who advised ...

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The Chamber is Examining the Issue of Public Transportation Options for our Community


The Chamber is examining the issue of public transportation options for our community and is offering a complimentary trolley service for Gladys Knight concert goers on Friday night (and the remaining performances in the Sweetland Summer Concert Series) to see if our residents and visitors are willing to participate. Two trolleys will be circulating along a seven-stop route. Stops will ...

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Men Arrested for Trafficking Cocaine


Suspected cocaine recovered from Holyfield and Murphy. Troup County Interdiction Officers have arrested two older male subjects who are accused of trafficking cocaine to Alabama through Troup County. Monday afternoon about 2:21 p.m., deputies with Troup County Sheriff’s Office performed a traffic stop on a red Honda Accord that was traveling south on Interstate 85 between LaGrange and West Point. ...

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Chill Out Day Brings Free Kona Ice to Downtown LaGrange


“No Taxation Without Relaxation” says Kona Ice. Tax time means stress for everyone, and Kona Ice looked to give the people of LaGrange exactly what they needed on tax day: a little break and a tasty treat. It was Shaved Ice weather this past Tuesday, April 17th and people were lining up downtown for their free Kona Ice. LaGrange’s local ...

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Juvenile Arrested for Entering Auto

LaGrange Police have arrested a 15-year-old juvenile after he allegedly stole a purse out of a car and later led police on a short foot chase. The whole incident started Tuesday night about 8:25 p.m., when officers with The LaGrange Police were called to the 700 block of North Greenwood Street in reference to a juvenile complaint. Police were told ...

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