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Deputies Revive Dying Motorist

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Quick action from Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies appears to have saved an interstate motorist from certain death. The deputies put their training to the test and literally brought a man back from the dead with the help of some donated medical equipment. On June 4, Deputies with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office were notified through the 911 call center about ...

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Callaway High Football Team And Coach Visits Hogansville Public Library

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Coach Pete Wiggins and members of the Callaway High School football team talked about the importance of reading, shared some of their favorite books and exercised with the children who attended the first summer reading program for Hogansville Public Library. All programs are at 2:00pm on Wednesdays during the months of June and July. Children ages 2-12 may stop by ...

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Mississippi Band Of Choctaw Nation Coming To Juneteenth 2016

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Lanett. Saturday, June 11, members of the Choctaw Nation, the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, will join the Juneteenth Community Festival on the grounds of Goodsell United Methodist Church from 10:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. Everyone, families, cultures, age groups, is invited to come out and celebrate freedom at this community festival. The day will include live entertainment, children’s games, antique cars, ...

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WellStar WGMC Presents DAISY Award To Three Nurses

Three registered nurses at WellStar West Georgia Medical Center received national recognition as recipients of the DAISYAward for Extraordinary Nurses. Melanie Davis, Sarah Logan and Heather Tippy are the first nurses at WGMC to be honored with the quarterly DAISY Award, which recognizes “the superhuman work nurses do for patients and families every day.” Over 2,000 healthcare facilities in all ...

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LaGrange Man Arrested For Allegedly Molesting Young Teen

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Special Victims Unit Investigators with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office have arrested and charged a LaGrange man with Child Molestation. Investigators say they received a complaint indicating that a 14-year-old female was allegedly molested by Letarrius Scott. After further investigating the complaint, Sheriff’s Investigators were able to uncover undisclosed evidence allowing them to secure warrants for Scott’s arrest. As a ...

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Officer Updates Commissioners On Gang Crisis

This past Friday, June 3 saw a work session of the commissioners where they discussed the business that would be voted on at the meeting on the 6th. Additionally, there were also a few other updates given at this particular meeting. Among the important things discussed at this particular meeting, one such update came from Officer Ray Ham. He presented ...

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Woodmenlife Host Event On The Square

Families came out to the WoodmenLife event held on the square this past weekend

On the morning of Saturday, June 4, WoodmenLife hosted a free event on the square where the public is invited to attend. The only price of admission was a donation of canned goods for charity purposes. This community event for LaGrange and Hogansville had a variety of activities such as finger painting, games, balloon animals, and clowns. There were also ...

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Man Accused Of Numerous Counts Of Child Pornography

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Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators have arrested local man on numerous counts of Child Pornography. Earlier this week, Troup County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit Investigators assigned to the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC) executed a search warrant on a residence in rural Troup County at the home of Kenneth Wendell Counts. Sheriff’s Office officials began the investigation after ...

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Troup Deputies, State Officials Bust Huge Moonshine Still

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Troup County officials have located and destroyed a large moonshining operation found hidden in a wooded area just outside LaGrange off of Whitesville Road. The illegal moonshine still was found by a county employee who was called to investigate an illegal dumping complaint. The county investigator found what appears to be plenty of evidence of illegal dumping throughout the mile-long ...

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Down Home Pest Solutions Ribbon Cutting

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The Troup County Chamber of Commerce is constantly welcoming new businesses and ventures into their evergrowing list of partnerships. Restaurants, gyms, shops, and many other local entities have all joined their ranks. These ranks have become a driving force for economic growth and stimulation in our community. They are proud of the connections they have made and continue to seek ...

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