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THINC Awarded A $10,000 Grant From Verizon

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THINC Academy here in LaGrange is a very special place. Walking through that front door is akin to walking into an amazing place like Google. All of the rooms are equipped with the state of the art equipment and robotics, all exceptionally cutting edge. However, the biggest asset to THINC is most definitely is the human element, all of their ...

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New Principal Approved For LaGrange High School

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New Principal Approved For LaGrange High School During Tuesday night’s Troup County School Board Caucus meeting, the Troup County School Board Members selected Ted Alford to serve as Chair and Reverend Allen Simpson to serve as Vice Chair for the School Board. The Callaway High School AFJROTC presented the colors and Ethel W. Kight Elementary School Drama Club presented the ...

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School Board Members Recognize Employees For 10 Years Of Service

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On the night of Thursday, January 21, Troup County School systems gathered together for a board meeting and recognized staff members. This was a special as they celebrated and recognized employees who had completed 10 years of service with the school system. These are the teachers that reach out daily to their students and mentor them to the absolute best ...

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Prescribed Burning Of Timberlands Underway At West Point Project

Prescribed Burning Of Timberlands Underway At West Point Project

MOBILE, Ala. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mobile District at West Point Project announced that prescribed burning of selected timber stands around West Point Lake is underway. Each winter, USACE works with Forestry Commissions in both Alabama and Georgia using controlled burning to improve wildlife habitat on the public property surrounding the lake. A total of 2,200 plus ...

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Police Say Threat At High School Unfounded

Investigators with the LaGrange Police Department and administrators at Troup High School spent the majority of Friday morning investigating a threat at the school that turned out to be unfounded. Lt. Dale Strickland of the LaGrange Police Department advises the incident was really a rumor that got out of hand once it jumped to social media. Police first began investigating ...

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5th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration Program

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On the morning of January 18, New Beginning Baptist Church held their annual celebration of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King. New beginning is located at 506 Ware Street here in LaGrange and is pastured by William E. Harris. The event was sponsored by Bethesda Outreach/ Uplifting Your Faith Ministries, located at 109 Horace King Street. The director of ...

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Prison Art Leads To More Charges For California Gang Banger

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Troup County Sheriff’s Office Gang Investigators have charged a Troup County inmate with a pair of felonies have he was caught defacing property within the jail. The subject, Juan Carlos Lopez, of LaGrange, was determined to have written gang slogans on walls within the Troup County Jail paying tribute to his gang out of Southern California. Lopez admitted to investigators ...

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West Georgia Health And Wellstar Reach The Next Phase

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There has always been a need for the best medical care possible here in the City of LaGrange and West Georgia Medical Systems has always met those needs in the community. Now with a new partnership in hand, they are posed to offer even greater benefits to the community at large. WGMC is a non-profit organization that has always been ...

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Police Investigating Pair Of Business Robberies

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LaGrange Police are investigating incidents where two separate local businesses were robbed Tuesday night. The first incident occurred about 8:30 p.m. at the Wing- N-Burger near the Food Depot on Hogansville Road. Officers arrived and spoke to the female victim, who stated the assailant initially entered the restaurant and placed an order. She stated when she opened the register, the ...

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Chamber Celebrates 105 Years & Honors Volunteers

Rebecca Roth of LaGrange College was selected the recipient of the 2015 Ida Tarver Jones Volunteer of the Year Award. She was joined with her family

Chamber Celebrates 105 Years & Honors Volunteers On Tuesday night, January 19, the Chamber held their annual dinner and business meeting at the Callaway Conference Center. Hundreds of influential people in the community came out to drink, celebrate, and take a look back at all of the Chamber’s accomplishments over the past calendar year. There was amazing entertainment, awesome food ...

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