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Man Accused of Car Theft and Attempting to Abduct Female

LaGrange Police are looking for a man accused of a violent domestic attack and car theft over the weekend. The incident occurred Sunday morning, just before 9 a.m., when officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 1000 block of Whitesville Road in reference to a fight. Officers arrived and spoke to the female complainant, who appeared to have ...

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Walmart Truck Drivers Raise $2,773.84 for Berta Weathersbee Elementary School

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Lagrange, Georgia October 12, 2017 – The Lagrange transportation office has chosen Berta Weathersbee Elementary School to receive a $2,773.84 donation as part of Walmart’s commitment to education. Private Fleet truck drivers for Walmart – already among the safest drivers in the country – drove extra carefully during the week from July 22 through July 28, 2017. For every accident- ...

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Annual GA-AL AACA Car Show Draws Huge Number Once Again

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Several pieces of true American history rolled through LaGrange this week, specifically the area on Lafayette Parkway and the LaGrange Mall. For the 36th time, the GA-AL Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) car show returned to the front of the La-Grange Mall on Saturday, October 14th, bringing with it true American cars from different eras that were on display ...

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Leggin for Literacy Returns Through Downtown LaGrange

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Here in LaGrange and Troup County, there are a lot of big developments pertaining to the world of education. With the community quickly growing and industry expanding to incredible new heights, La-Grange and Troup County are becoming a haven for education advances. This thirst for knowledge has to be instilled in our youth from a young age so that they ...

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Teen Arrested For Armed Robbery

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LaGrange Police have arrested a young man on serious felony charges after he admittedly robbed a local man at gunpoint trying to get money back that the man supposedly borrowed from his mother. Late Saturday night about 11:45 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department were at the Waffle House on New Franklin Road when they spotted an Armed Robbery ...

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Mother and Infant Child Killed in Tractor Trailer Accident

A Phenix City woman and her infant child were killed as a result of a single-vehicle collision involving a semi-trailer truck near the on-ramp to Interstate 85 Sunday morning. Georgia State Patrol officials say the truck slid off the on-ramp from Interstate 185 to Interstate 85 near mile marker 48 between the LaGrange and Hogansville exits Sunday morning around 10 ...

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Hobby Lobby Preparing for an Early 2018 Opening

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LaGrange, Ga. October 12, 2017 – Hobby Lobby representatives are releasing more details about their proposed opening. According to Hobby Lobby’s Communications Coordinator Bob Miller, the store’s opening is expected in early 2018. “We are eager to get the doors open on the LaGrange store and look forward to being a part of the community,” he said. The 55,000 square-foot ...

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Jungle Bus Delights Early Learners with Characters and Books

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LaGrange, Ga., October 9, 2017 – Recently, Jungle Jama and her friend Reading Ranger pulled up in apartment complexes and school parking lots driving a jungle-themed school bus. Their purpose, you ask, was to put a book in children’s hands in hopes of impacting early learning. Starting in Hogansville, the mobile bookmobile also came to LaGrange and will soon travel ...

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