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Scarfing Down Weed Doesn’t Prevent Drug Charge

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LaGrange Police arrested a man for misdemeanor drug possession Thursday evening, despite his not-so valiant attempt to avoid the charge simply by eating the evidence. Thursday evening about 6:35 p.m., patrol officers with the LaGrange Police Department were in the area of Whiting Street near Barry Avenue when officers observed a blue Chevrolet Impala with a seat belt violation. A ...

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Man Accused of Domestic Violence and Robbery at Local Shop

Police are looking for a wanted domestic violence suspect who has allegedly been terrorizing a LaGrange woman and even followed her into a local shop and robbed her in front of employees. The most recent incident in a string of domestic altercations occurred Tuesday afternoon about 3:45 p.m., when officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Citi Trends ...

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Child Injured in Ann Bailey Way Collision

A four-year-old girl was injured Wednesday morning during an auto collision at the intersection of Ann Bailey Way and Scholar Lane near Franklin Forest Elementary School. The accident occurred around 7:39 a.m. just before school Wednesday morning. The young child was airlifted to Egleston Children’s Hospital in Atlanta with what police estimate were non-life-threatening injuries. Other than the injured child, ...

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Halloween to be Celebrated on Tuesday, October 31st

LaGrange, Ga. October 26, 2017 – The City of LaGrange will celebrate Halloween Tuesday, October 31st. The city does not set a date or time for Halloween. Unless your individual neighborhood designates a different day for Halloween, it will be Tuesday, October 31st. Saturday, October 28th Downtown LaGrange will host the 27th Annual Chili Cook Off and Trick or Treating ...

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Fleeing Suspect Wrecks Car, Injures Passengers

Police have issued warrants for the arrest of a man accused of leading them on a short high speed chase. Officers don’t know why he fled though. The man ended up wrecking his car and injuring his two female passengers, ostensibly over nothing. Monday night shortly after 9 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department were patrolling the area of ...

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Blade Runner 2049 Review (Spoiler Free): When We’re Less Than Human and When We’re More

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What does it mean to be human? To be truly human? It’s a question too large for our minds and a question that often times remains without an answer. Yes, philosophers and scholars have tried many times to answer the question in various forms but fall short. Throughout the centuries, writings, lectures, and eventually film have all tried to tackle ...

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27th Annual Chili Cook Off and Trick or Treating this Saturday

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Downtown LaGrange’s 27 th annual Chili Cook Off will take place this Saturday on Sweetland Amphitheatre’s great lawn. Chili tasting tickets are $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for children. The event includes a competition between 15 local Chili teams competing to be the Best Chili by People’s choice and by the Judge’s choice. The Best Booth award will be selected ...

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Officer Collecting Water Filters for Hurricane Relief

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A Troup County Detention Officer is currently working to collect water filtration devices to help hurricane victims in Peurto Rico get fresh, safe drinking water. It’s been just over a month since Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico, which devastate the island territory and took the lives of more than 60 people. Since the initial devastation, much of Puerto Rico ...

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Local Real Estate Agents Help Fund Lego Wall at Franklin Forest

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Makerspace areas are trending across the United States as places for students to be creative. Throughout the Troup County School System, media centers are transitioning from the traditional quiet place to study and learn to a place where students can reach their optimal intellectual experiences by experiencing learning through creativity and handson application. Franklin Forest Elementary School is on the ...

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The Annual LaGrange Lions Club BBQ Fundraiser

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Tickets are now on sale for the annual Lagrange Lions Club BBQ Fundraiser! Purchase tickets from your favorite Lions Club member to benefit local sight conservation. Ticket prices are as follows: $10 per plate $20 per two pounds of meat (bulk) $10 per quart of stew ( bulk) Plates may be purchased the day of at the drivethrough in one ...

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