Local Firefighters Raising Money for Injured LaGrange Firefighters


Firefighters from around the area are joining forces to raise money for the four injured LaGrange firefighters. Four firefighters sustained severe burn injuries in a structure fire early Labor Day morning including Pete Trujillo, Jordan Avera, Jonathan Williamson, and Josh Williams. LaGrange firefighters collected money at the LaGrange Kroger on Commerce Avenue, and Troup County firefighters collected money at the ...

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LaGrange Animal Shelter Takes In Pets for Oncoming Storm


With evacuation warnings taking place in cities along the Southeastern coast from Hurricane Florence, folks from LaGrange are reaching out to help evacuees of both the twolegged and four-legged variety. The LaGrange Animal Shelter took in dozens of shelter pets on Thursday from a shelter in Hilton Head, SC in preparation for the storm. Local Shelter Director Chris Bussey reached ...

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LPD Requests Assistance in Identifying Armed Robbery Suspect


The LaGrange Police Department on Thursday released surveillance footage of an unknown male committing an armed robbery at the Summit station on Hogansville Road. The robbery took place on September 11. In the video, an unknown black male, who appears to be wearing a gray hoodie and dark pants, enters the location and robs the store at gunpoint. Though he ...

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LaGrange Firefighter Moved by Student’s Letter Surprises Student with Special Gift of Thanks


LaGrange Firefighter Lt. James Ormsby was so moved by a letter of support he received from a local student, he wanted to say thank you in person on September 11th. James Ormsby, who received minor injuries in the Labor Day structure fire, says he became emotional when he received a letter of support from Hogansville Elementary fifth grade student Hayden ...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR • September 15, 2018 The Active Life Center 140 Ragland St. Come Dance With Us! Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM Admission: $6.00 Featuring Jimmy Smith & The New River Band with Special Guests. Adults of all ages. Bring aSnack to Share. for information call: 706883-1681. • Ballroom Dance Lessons are held weekly at The Active Life in ...

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Fall Garden Ramblings

Brian Maddy County Extension Agent Fall is upon us already and we need to be doing preventive maintenance in our gardens. We are blessed by our southern climate. Folks further north are done with their gardens and landscapes and only await the cold wind and snows of winter. We have the opportunity to grow a cool season crops such as ...

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LaGrange Youth Council Inducted


Two dozen local juniors and seniors from area high schools were inducted into LaGrange Youth Council during the September 11 LaGrange City Council meeting Tuesday evening. The LaGrange Youth Council is an advisory board comprised of local teens to give advice on issues related to youth within the city. The Youth Council gives the teens a role in helping local ...

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Police Investigating Second Shell Station Robbery

Police are investigating yet another Armed Robbery at a business in LaGrange. The robbery of the Shell gas station at the corner of South Davis Road and Hogansville Road marks the fourth business robbery in less than a month. Tuesday night about 10:06 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to Shell in reference to reports of an Armed ...

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Crafty Lunch Crew: Crafts for a Purpose


The Crafty Lunch Crew, as they call themselves, consists of volunteers who hold different crafting classes once a week at the LaGrange Memorial Library. This group was started just over two years ago by Leslie Collier and Delane Knight. These two lovely and caring ladies wanted to be able to give back to the community in a way that would ...

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Clash of the Titans: Troup and Callaway Play TONIGHT


Tonight’s game between the Troup High Tigers and the Cavaliers of Callaway High will be a battle of the unbeatens. Taking place at Callaway Stadium at 7:30 PM, the matchup features two championship-caliber teams vying for the title of best in the county. Both teams have soared past their competition this year and feature multiple Division I athletes. We’ve broken ...

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