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Man Killed In Roanoke Road Crash

Man Killed in Roanoke Road Crash

Troopers with the Georgia State Patrol are investigating a fatal wreck involving two trucks Friday morning. The two-vehicle-collision happened before 6 a.m. Friday morning on Roanoke Road near Pyne Road. Authorities say a pickup truck collided head-on with a box truck killing the adult male driver of the smaller vehicle at the scene. The driver of the box truck was ...

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City Council Approves Several Items During Meeting

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The first order of business of this City of LaGrange City Council Meeting was to open a public hearing on three separate issues. The first was a rezoning issue to move a space on Ridley Avenue from R-2 residential to C-3 general commercial. There was no public comment. The next item was a rezoning issue that would see a space, ...

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Pair Arrested For Entering Auto, Credit Card Fraud

A chance encounter with an unlocked car trunk and an unwatched purse have landed two subjects in jail for credit card fraud. Friday morning about 11 a.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded to the Walmart on New Franklin Road in reference to an Entering Auto Theft. Police arrived and met with the complainant who stated unknown person(s) entered ...

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What will be on the Ballot?

What will be on the Ballot? ‘Shall a one percent sales and use tax for educational purposes continue to be imposed, levied and collected in Troup County School District for a period of time not to exceed five years (20 calendar quarters), beginning immediately upon the expiration of the one percent sales and use tax for educational purposes which was ...

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College Performance Spotlights Fun Opera Scenes

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Stories of scandal, revenge and pirates – yes, pirates – run through the selections featured in “Frolic and Fate: Opera on the Callaway Stage.” The show opened Thursday and runs through Sunday. The four operas featured are “The Merry Wives of Windsor” by Otto Nicolai, “The Ballad of Baby Doe” by Douglas Moore, “Die Fledermaus” by Johann Strauss II and ...

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Go Race Productions Presents LaGrange Sprint Triathlon

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LAGRANGE, GA- GO Race Productions presents the fifth annual LaGrange Sprint Triathlon, the first installment of the 2016 Georgia Endurance Series on Saturday from 10 a.m.12:30 p.m., at LaGrange College’s Hudson Natatorium, 601 Broad Street, LaGrange, GA, 30240. Athletes competing in this USATriathlon-sanctioned race swim 300 yards in the Hudson Natatorium pool, bike 16 kilometers through the beautiful countryside and ...

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Optimist Club Names Winners Of Oratorical Contests

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For many of us, public speaking is a great, horrible fear. The thought of being vulnerable in front of a large group of people is a terrifying thought, but for a select group of students here in LaGrange and Troup County, the idea was a rewarding and challenging experience. Know for these middle school students, the opportunity to come out ...

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Police Investigating Keyes Street Shooting

Police are investigating a shooting from Monday night where a house was shot up in LaGrange. Several persons were inside the house at the time of the possible drive-by shooting, but fortunately no one was injured. Late Monday night about 10:30 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 100 block of Keyes Street in reference to reports ...

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Chamber To Host Second Annual Candidate Academy Monday

The LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce will hold its second Candidate Academy on March 14 for those candidates who have qualified to run for political office. The first Candidate Academy held last June focused on the realities of running for and serving in public office. This year’s Academy will focus more on the strategies needed to run a successful campaign ...

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LaGrange Street Hockey League Fights Cancer

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On Sunday, March 13 from 1-5 pm, the LaGrange Street Hockey League will host their first ever Hockey Fights Cancer 3 on 3 tournament. There will be seven teams, all from Georgia, that range from Atlanta, Douglasville, East Point and the surrounding area. The LaGrange Street Hockey League has raised almost $1,000 for Relay for Life. The hockey league joined ...

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