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Armed Man Has Strange Way Of Repaying Kindness

LaGrange Police are investigating an alleged Armed Robbery where a local man agreed to loan an acquaintance some money, only to be robbed and shot for his trouble. Friday night about 7:31 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department were called to the West Georgia Medical Center on Vernon Road in reference to a subject that had been shot. Police ...

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Addison Turner Has A Big Heart For Giving

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LaGrange, Ga., May 11, 2016 – Addison Turner knows what it’s like to jump for something close to his heart. During the annual Jump Rope for Heart donation drive at his school, Hollis Hand Elementary, the 4th grader beat his goal by $56. He says the reason he was so passionate about the effort is because he deals with a ...

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Aspen Dental Comes To LaGrange

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The healthcare field today is in shambles. Between the abhorrent policies of Obamacare and all of the red tape and bureaucracy, we have moved away from being able to take care of patients that truly need help, instead medical professionals are saddled with paperwork and a failing healthcare system. Fortunately for those of us here in LaGrange, the newest home ...

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Commissioners Expected To Approve Slight Pay Raise

In a public meeting filled with equal parts heated argument and accusations, and civil local governing the Troup County Commissioners managed to discuss a variety of topics for their meeting on May 17, including a mild pay raise for county employees. Republican congressional candidate Richard Mix opened up the packed agenda by introducing himself to the commission and those in ...

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Heard County Murder Victim Identified As LaGrange Man

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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

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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

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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

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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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