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Relay For Life Ends The Year With Awards Ceremony

Many of the winners pose with their certificates

In this life, we must often face hardships and experience hard times with our friends and loved ones. Things often happen when we least expect it and it important during those times to make sure that we are surrounded by a network of strong, caring individuals that will help us through all of life’s problems and trials. Such is the ...

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Three Injured In Drive-By Shooting In LaGrange

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LaGrange Police are searching for an unknown suspect accused of shooting three people in a drive-by shooting early Tuesday night. Tuesday evening about 6:53 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 100 block of Kings Park Lane in reference to reports of a subject who had been shot. Officers arrived and immediately made contact with two victims, ...

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Controlling Chipmunks

Brian Maddy, County Extension Agent Chipmunks are a lot fun to watch on cartoons or on the big screen in modern animated features. These eight to ten inch little guys with the three black stripes on their back running with tails straight up in the air are certainly eye catchers. The problem arises when chipmunks are in your backyard tunneling ...

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Disney’s Aladdin, Jr. Comes To LaGrange College’s Price Theatre

Disney's Aladdin, Jr. Comes To LaGrange College's Price Theatre

The Lafayette Theatre Academy (LTA) and the Young Singers of West Georgia (YSWG) will present Disney’s Aladdin Jr. at LaGrange College’s Price Theatre (302 Forrest Avenue), Friday, June 17th at 7:00 PM and Saturday, June 18th at 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM. Sponsored by Emory at LaGrange and LaGrange College, Disney’s Aladdin Jr. is a fully staged and costumed production ...

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Ride Your Motorcycle Or Scooter To Work On June 20th!

(Conyers, GA) – The Georgia Motorcycle Safety Program (GMSP) and the Department of Driver Services (DDS) are encouraging motorcycle riders to ride to work on Monday, June 20, 2016. This year marks the 25th annual International Ride to Work Day. On this day, workers will commute via motorcycles and scooters to demonstrate the efficiency and other positive benefits of two ...

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School Choice – HB 251 – Now Open For Applications

LaGrange, Ga., June 9, 2016 – Troup County School System parents and legal guardians of kindergarten through twelfth grade students may request a transfer to another school in the district starting June 15 under House Bill 251. If granted, the transfer will be in effect for the 2016-2017 school year. Before a transfer is allowed, classroom space must be available ...

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Local Woman Reports Being Kidnapped And Raped

LaGrange Police are investigating an incident where a local woman was reportedly kidnapped and raped by an unknown assailant. Police were first notified of the incident Friday morning about 7:38 a.m., when they were called to the Well Star Medical Center on Vernon Road in reference to Rape. Officers made contact with the adult female victim, who stated she walked ...

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Occupied Residence Shot Up In Drive-By Shooting

Police are investigating yet another incident where cowards fired gunshots into a residence from a moving vehicle. Fortunately, no one was hurt during the incident, but not for lack of trying. Saturday night about 10:49 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department officers responded to 1300 block of Murphy Avenue in reference to shots fired into an occupied residence. Officers ...

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Republican Women Host State Representatives

Paula Gutzman leads the invocation and pledge

The Republican Women’s Club in LaGrange is always on the cutting edge of a sweeping political movement in the state of Georgia and all over the entire nation. They seek out the grounded and conservative hopefuls that are trying to steer our Country in the right direction. They want to gain some knowledge from them on how to operate in ...

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Three Arrested In Drug House Bust

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Police have arrested a female and two males on serious gang, drug, and weapons charges after conducting a drug sweep of a local residence. Early Saturday morning just after midnight, officers with the LaGrange Police Department conducted a multi-division search sweep at a residence in the 100 block of Gallant Street in LaGrange. Police say this operation was the culmination ...

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