Heard County Murder Victim Identified As LaGrange Man


Authorities have released the name of a man whose body was found murdered in the woods in Heard County last weekend. Officials from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation have identified the man as Richard Dewy Boggs, of LaGrange. The 31-year-old man was found by turkey hunters about 6:30 a.m. on May 7 in a wooded area of Southern Heard County ...

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Emmaus Second Annual Jimmy Edge Fishing Tournament

The 2nd Annual Fishing Tournament benefitting The Emmaus Shelter in memory of Jimmy Edge will be held May 21, 2016 on West Point Lake at Highland Marina. Blast off is at Safe Light at Highland Marina with the first weigh in at 3pm. A first place prize is guaranteed for $1,200. Pay Out is one in seven boats. Plaques will ...

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Chief Of Police Speaks At Rotary

Cheif of Police Louis Dekmar speaks to Rotary

The Rotary Club here in LaGrange is always striving to keep their members informed on what is happening all throughout our community. They are consistently inviting guests speakers that are not only informed about the on goings in our town but that also truly care about our people and the lifeblood of our city. The speaker on the afternoon of ...

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LaGrange Women’s Club Host Fashion Show

These dresses are beautiful

One of the most beautiful pieces of treasure sits right here in our own backyard. Bellevue home on historic Ben Hill Street is breathtaking in every sense of the word. For many years now, it has served as a home to the La-Grange Women’s Club, an organization of the loveliest women that this community has to offer. They have dedicated ...

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Local Barber Accused Of Attacking State Officials


LaGrange Police have arrested a man believed to be a local barber after he allegedly got into a violent encounter with state officials out of Atlanta. On May 9, officers with the LaGrange Police Department called the T & T Barbershop on South Greenwood Street in reference to a fight. Police arrived and made contact with one of the complainants, ...

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Yin Teaches Life Skills, Swimming Fundamentals


He is not a common man. William Yin is a veteran of the Taiwan military. He has a PhD in mathematics from Auburn. Yin has been a professor at LaGrange College for 22 years. The man has a brain and some muscles. He also has an inner drive to succeed whether in the collegiate setting or over at the Mike ...

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May Is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

(Conyers, GA) – May 1st officially kicked off Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, an initiative by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Department of Driver Services Commissioner Bert Brantley encourages motorcyclists to be aware of your surroundings and use caution. The Georgia Motorcycle Safety Program (GMSP) and the Department of Driver Services (DDS) are reminding all motorists to safely “Share ...

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4H Is Going To Summer Camp


Sign up is happening now for 4H Cloverleaf summer camp and all Troup County fifth and sixth grade students are invited! The Georgia 4H summer camp programs are fun events for students to learn and meet friends from all over the state. Cloverleaf Camp will be held at Wahsega 4H Center, just outside of Dahlonega, GA. Some of the learning ...

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LaGrange Sierra Club Host Town Hall Meeting For Clean Energy

The Public is invited to a Town Hall meeting hosted by the LaGrange Sierra Club on May 16th from 6:30 – 8 PM in the Dickson Assembly Room located on the La-Grange College campus at 601 Broad Street, LaGrange, Ga. Parking is available across the street from the college. Georgia Power’s 20 year energy plan is currently up for approval ...

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First Realty Hosts Law Enforcement Luncheon


Law enforcement, especially in our town, are some of the best and kindest people on Earth. Their jobs are the most difficult and painful on the planet yet when you meet them at social functions or out and about in town, they are always friendly and ready to help you at a moment’s notice. This world now, in all of ...

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