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HYPE-ed For The Humane Society

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Members of Troup County’s HYPE define themselves as an “organization [that] provides a unified voice for Troup County’s young professionals, through partnerships with Troup County’s public and private leadership, to promote and advocate for the interests of the young professionals in the community.” They are the younger generation of businessmen and businesswomen who have planted their roots in Troup County ...

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Dr. Jim Fleming, Mr. Hannaniah Pinto, And Laura Jennings Guest Speakers At TLC

The Thursday Lunch Club (TLC) met at noon September 1, 2016 in the Fellowship Hall of the LaGrange First United Methodist Church. There were 100 people who enjoyed a delicious meal of Roast Beef, Roasted Potatoes, Mixed Vegetables, Congeal Salad, Rolls, and Chocolate Cake with Butterfinger Frosting for dessert along with coffee, tea or water. The meal was prepared by ...

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Communities In Schools Empowers Students

Communities In Schools Empowers Students

Communities In Schools (CIS) of Troup County students are dressing for success. It’s about more than the clothes; it’s about the behavior and sense of professionalism, pride and empowerment communicated to these young men by their mentor. Mentoring is a major service provided by CIS and for these young men, having a mentor who wore a tie each time he ...

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Hoaxers Arrested In Clown Incident

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  Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a man and woman on multiple charges after the allegedly made false reports related to a warning from LaGrange Police on social media about alleged incidents involving clowns. Starting on Monday, La-Grange Police began receiving multiple calls about subjects dressed as clowns in a van in wooded areas and trying to talk to ...

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Kiwanis Club Hosts Sporting Clay Tournament For Scholastics

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Search for scholarships. Apply for scholarships. Earn scholarships and leave the collegiate world debt free. That’s the motto, the anthem, the battle cry, the anything and everything for a high school senior with the desire to pursue a college education. But what about students who are already in college and trying to earn scholarships? What about the students who earned ...

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Bikers Give Hope For Hayleigh

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Saturday afternoon a group of bikers, family, friends, and supporters gathered at the Guardians Riding Club on Lovelace Road in West Point to provide hope for 15-yearold, Hayleigh Braswell, who is battling genetic chronic terminal Cystic Fibrosis. Dozens attended the event which brought a much needed smile to Hayleigh’s face. The sweet little girl has had a difficult life battling ...

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Man Shoots At Ex

LaGrange Police have arrested a man on several violent felony offenses after he allegedly fired several gunshots at his former girlfriend after a domestic dispute. Wednesday afternoon about 12:34 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 200 block of Burr Street in reference to reports of gunshots fired in the area. Officers arrived and received evidence indicating ...

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LaGrange Man Arrested For Chambers County Murder

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LaGrange Police have arrested a local man who was wanted for Murder out of Chambers County Alabama. Chambers County Sheriff’s Deputies first began investigating the incident after responded to the 33000 block of U.S. Highway 431 in order to conduct a welfare check the victim David Heard on September 5. At the time, it was revealed that Heard had been ...

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Citizens Police Academy Week 2: The Traffic Unit

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The second week of the police academy for citizens kicked off this past Tuesday night, September 13. For over 30 years, LaGrange has offered this class to bring its citizens one on one with officers and their daily struggles. The course, which runs for 10 weeks, covers an array of different activities and lectures on some of the dangers our ...

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