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Professional Association Of Georgia Educators Recognizes Star Student At LaGrange Academy

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Professional Association Of Georgia Educators Recognizes Star Student At LaGrange Academy Each year, the Professional Association of Georgia Educators (PAGE) recognizes Star Students. One senior is chosen from each high school. This Star Student has the top SAT score during one sitting of the exam, and is in the top 10 students or top 10 percent of the graduating class. ...

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Board Members To Vote On PILOT Agreement With Powertech America, Inc

Board Members To Vote On PILOT Agreement With Powertech America, Inc The Board of Education will vote on Thursday to adopt a PILOT (Payment In Lieu Of Taxes) agreement with Powertech America, Inc. This is a tax agreement involving the West Point Development Authority, Troup County Board of Assessors, and Powertech America, Inc. This PILOT agreement is in the amount ...

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Curbside Residential Recycling Program Will Begin Mid-January

Curbside Residential Recycling Program Will Begin Mid-January During last week’s City Council Meeting, City Manager Tom Hall announced that the Curbside Residential Recycling Program will begin around mid-January. Hall stated the equipment has been delivered, the employees have been hired, and they have established a voicemail recording number where residents can request the delivery of their recycling cart. You can ...

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Cofield Hosts Fundraiser Raffle For Maylee Highland

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Cofield Hosts Fundraiser Raffle For Maylee Highland There is nothing worse on this planet than seeing a child in need or one that is hurting, wondering about their future. Even in the worst of times, it is comforting to know how a community can pull together in amazing ways to help out families and children in times of suffering. Maylee ...

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Grand Opening of the Newly Remodeled Hogansville Fire Station

Grand Opening of the Newly Remodeled Hogansville Fire Station The Troup County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce the Grand Opening of the newly remolded Station 11 located at 1001 East Main Street in Hogansville. The public is invited to attend the open house from 11:00 am on December 15. The newly renovated station is a SPLOST project made ...

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Woman And Infant Airlifted After Wares Cross Road Wreck

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Woman And Infant Airlifted After Wares Cross Road Wreck A woman and an infant child were airlifted Thursday afternoon due to a collision at the intersection of Wares Cross Road and New Franklin Road that sent their vehicle tumbling off the highway. According to Georgia State Patrol, a black Volkswagen driven by juvenile female was attempting to turn left onto ...

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Juvenile Accused Of String Of Burglaries

Juvenile Accused Of String Of Burglaries Police have charged a 15year-old juvenile with a series of burglaries on West Haralson Street in LaGrange. According to police, the juvenile, whose name is being withheld do to his age, broke into and stole items from three local businesses over a period of eight days. The first alleged incident occurred at the Department ...

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Governor Deal Announces Jindal Films Americas To Create 240 Jobs

Governor Deal Announces Jindal Films Americas To Create 240 Jobs Film Manufacturer To Invest $180 Million In Troup County Relocation Governor Nathan Deal announced that Jindal Films Americas LLC (JFA), a global leader in the manufacturing of specialty films for packaging and labels, will relocate its U.S. Research and Development (R& D) Center and national headquarters to Troup County. JFA ...

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Local Nurse Awarded The DAISY Award For Extraordinary Nurses

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Local Nurse Awarded The DAISY Award For Extraordinary Nurses The medical field is a difficult filed to be in. Sick patients, worried families, and long hours make the job and the field in general incredibly hard to be involved in. However, the ones that are involved are some of the most patient and caring people on the planet who deserve ...

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Guilty Plea In Pipe Found In Crack

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Guilty Plea In Pipe Found In Crack LaGrange Police arrested a man and woman on felony gun and drug charges after a routine traffic stop. A drug dog later alerted on their vehicle, but only an illegal handgun was initially found. Police later gave the suspects one last chance to turn over any drugs before entering the jail and both ...

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