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More than Twenty Cats Removed from LaGrange Residence

Animal Control Officers removed nearly two dozen cats from a small LaGrange home after receiving an Animal Cruelty complaint through the LaGrange Community Development Office. Wednesday afternoon, officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 800 block of Mona Lane in reference to reports of possible Animal Cruelty. Police responded to the complaint and found more than two dozen ...

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Probationer Jailed for Felony Drug and Gang Charges

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LaGrange Police arrested an alleged criminal street gang member on felony drug distribution charges after he was found to be in possession of large amounts of multiple illegal drugs. Thursday afternoon about 1 p.m., LaGrange Police, along with officers from Probation and Parole, responded to the 100 block of Mitchell Avenue in reference to a wanted subject. Police arrived and ...

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Chief Assistant Monique F. Kirby Sworn in as Acting District Attorney

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On Thursday, January 4, 2018, Monique Kirby, who has served in the Coweta Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office for thirtyone years and as now-former District Attorney Pete Skandalakis’s Chief Assistant District Attorney for the last twenty-five years, was sworn in as Acting District Attorney of the Coweta Judicial Circuit by Chief Judge John Simpson at the Carroll County Courthouse. After ...

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Stay Smart the Rest of This Deer Season: Hunting Safety

Hunting is an age old custom. In the early days, it was a necessity. Today, people enjoy hunting as a pastime. Hunters eagerly wait for the hunting season of their fancy to participate in their favorite sport. While hunting for sport is met with some controversy concerning safety and animal rights, it holds fast as a Southern tradition. Most hunters ...

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Momentum Is On Georgia’s Side, But History Favors Crimson Tide

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Rankings no longer mean anything. Only the strongest, the fastest, and the most relentless team will win the college football national championship tonight in Atlanta. So much for the SEC as having a down year. The Georgia Bulldogs and the Alabama Crimson Tide will play for bragging rights and the shiny trophy with an 8:15 p.m. kickoff in a sold ...

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Hardwood Warriors Still Have Something Left After 2-7 Start

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There are two halves to every season, and that is a blessing. LaGrange Academy got off to a tumultuous start with a 2-7 report card in the first half of the boys basketball season. Luckily for the Warriors there are still plenty of games left, including 10 more region contests in the regular season. The LaGrange Academy boys are 0-4 ...

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Lake Life: West Point Is An Outdoorsman’s Paradise

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It is the place to be. From the magnificent sunrises to the mouth-watering sunsets, West Point Lake is a “must see” for any outdoorsman, woman or child. The lake is a treasure box of possibilities. West Point Lake is the perfect place to relax. Vacations are planned around it. Days off are spent on it. The lake is where nature ...

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Suspect Flees Checkpoint with Counterfeit Bills

Not long into the New Year on January 1, LaGrange Police became engaged in a high speed pursuit after a driver ran a traffic checkpoint and nearly hit an officer. Around 12:50 a.m., police were conducting a safety checkpoint on Vernon Street when a white Honda Accord slowed and stopped for a brief moment. The driver, later identified as Mikquavious ...

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Winterizing Our Ornamentals

December is upon us and so are winter temperatures. Plants prepare themselves during late summer and fall through a process called cold acclimation. As cooler temperatures prevail and the day length shortens the process of cold acclimation begins. This helps protects plants against winter injury. We all remember the extreme cold temperatures from last winter that caused much damage to ...

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