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Meg Kelsey Sworn In As City Manager

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The Mayor and City Council of LaGrange held a very special meeting on the night of Tuesday, July 12 to accept some delegations as well as making a very special and official appointment to the office of City Manager. The normally empty City Hall was packed to the brim with well wishers and citizens in the community ready to witness ...

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Prayer Event For Law Enforcement

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There is a dark cloud that is currently hanging over our nation here in the summer of 2016. Two years ago, Ferguson, Missouri, became a hot bed after the fatal shooting of Mike Brown. Protestors and riots sprang up, tearing the city apart. Ever since then, there have periodically been similar uprisings and incidents in places like Baltimore, Charleston, and ...

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Troup County Schools To Offer Financial Literacy Class

LaGrange, Ga., July 8, 2016 – When school starts in August, 10th graders at all three high schools and THINC College & Career Academy will have the opportunity to take a financial literacy elective course for one full credit thanks to some work put in by community members and school district employees. During the June Board of Education meeting, Troup ...

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Swapping Seats Only Adds

  A LaGrange man has hopefully learned that when police see you driving on the wrong side of the road, speeding off and swapping seats with your female friend only makes things worse. Early Sunday morning about 2:40 a.m., LaGrange Police were patrolling in the area of Daniel Street near Brown Street, when officers observed a Chevrolet Malibu approach the ...

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Storm Water And Bad

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  Every since this past holiday season, there has been a problem floating over our community. This is a problem that is not an act of man, rather one cause by the destructive forces of nature. Since this past Christmas, storm water and weather conditions have destroyed many roads, monuments, and other essential places in our town. This past Christmas ...

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Chamber Publication Honored In National Competition

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Troup Trends magazine, a quarterly publication of the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce, has earned an Award of Excellence in the 2016 Awards for Communication Excellence competition sponsored by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE). The Awards for Communication Excellence recognize outstanding communications efforts by chambers of commerce. This year’s competition drew almost 200 entries from across the ...

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THINC Students Win mikeroweWORKS Foundation Scholarships

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LAGRANGE, GA – July 11, 2016 – THINC College and Career Academy Mechatronics students, Carter Dagenhart and Devin Joyce, recently earned the mikeroweWORKS Foundation Scholarship as competitors in the SkillsUSA Robotics and Automation Technology National Championships. These students won the SkillsUSA State Championship for Robotics and Automation Technology in the spring of 2016, and continued on to Louisville, Kentucky, representing ...

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Deputy Arrested For DUI

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Another promising career in law enforcement has gone down the tubes due to alcohol after a Troup County Sheriff’s Investigator was arrested this weekend for Driving Under the Influence. Troup County Sheriff’s Investigator Eric Massengill was arrested for DUI after wrecking his personal pickup truck Saturday evening on Hammett Road. State Troopers investigating the crash say it appears as if ...

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Alabama Woman Shot In The Face In LaGrange

LaGrange Police are investigating an incident that left an Alabama woman shot in the face. Saturday evening about 6:45 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to West Georgia Medical Center in reference to reports of a subject shot. Police arrived and made contact with the 19-year-old victim female victim, who explained that she had been previously traveling in ...

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