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Police Investigating Strange Robbery

LaGrange Police are investigating a strange alleged robbery where the assailant seemed to be attempting to collect a debt at gunpoint, but then left only taking the victim’s identification. Early Thursday morning about 4:18 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police responded to the Stay Lodge on Whitesville Road in reference to reports of an Armed Robbery. Police arrived and made ...

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Troup County Retired Educators

Submitted by: Dr. Nancy Sue Laminack Happy New Years Troup County Retired Educators! I hope all those goals for 2016 are being set, and everyone is working toward being very successful. However, there is one goal I hope you will not fail to set, and that is to be actively involved with the retired educators in Troup County. We believe ...

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Teen Avoids Drug Charges, Still Arrested

A LaGrange teen is believed to have avoided misdemeanor drug charges by eating an unknown amount of marijuana in his vehicle, but he still landed in jail after having to flee from police in order to do so. Wednesday afternoon, LaGrange Police were in the area of South Greenwood Street near Wilkes Street, when officers witnessed the driver of a ...

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West Georgia Health Welcomes 2016 Insiders Class

West Georgia Health Welcomes 2016 Insiders Class

The new Insiders group tours WGMC’s surgical services. West Georgia Health welcomed 20 new participants to its Insiders Series, a program that showcases the excellent medical care available in Troup County and helps participants understand the recent changes in healthcare that affect local families and businesses. The 2016 class will participate in eight monthly sessions, meet with physicians, tour key ...

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City Council Work Session Discusses Youth Advisory Board

The City Council of LaGrange met on Tuesday morning to prepare the next orders of business here in town. There were many pertinent issues to be discussed and the council, as always, worked diligently to handle everything in the most timely and efficient manner. One of the major new items that was discussed at this meeting was the update on ...

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Casa Volunteers Needed

CASA stands for Court Appointed Special Advocate. CASAs are trained community volunteers appointed by a juvenile court judge to speak up for the best interests of abused and neglected children involved in juvenile court dependency proceedings. CASA of Troup and Heard Counties’ mission is to advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children within the juvenile court system. ...

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Transportation Committee Holds First Meeting

There is a problem that we face here in our town. For many people here in the city and all around the county, people are having a hard time finding transportation to and from various activities in their life. Some of the polls from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey show that 11% of people in residential properties do not ...

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Help Us Honor Troup County Heroes

A hero is defined as a person who is admired for great of brave acts or fine qualities. Throughout the annals of history and time, these traits have been measured in many different ways. In Greek mythology, heroes were warriors that faced insurmountable odds and were always the first line of defense against the monsters and terrors of the night. ...

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Martin Luther King Jr. Parade

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On the afternoon of Saturday, January 9, citizens lined the streets of downtown LaGrange and waited patiently in the rain for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. parade to make its way through city streets. The cold and wet weather would not stop the people of LaGrange as they watched their kids and their relatives march the street honoring the ...

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