(LaGrange, GA) On Sunday, September 10, 2017, Dallas- Dodd Presbyterian hosted Habitat Sunday. A reception was held at 10am in the Vivian C. Phillips Fellowship Hall to introduce Ingrid Kuhfeldt, National Director of Habitat for Humanity, Colombia, South America. The meeting was attended by members of Dallas-Dodd, active and former local Habitat board members, and three of our local Habitat’s ...

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Mental Health Court Hosts Second Graduation Ceremony


The Troup County courts system is a place not only of justice, but also of compassion and caring. They have proven this throughout the years with the addition of several accountability courts. The Felony Drug Court, DUI/Drug Court, Parental Accountability Court, and several others are all dedicated to intervening and saving individuals from making life altering bad choices and setting ...

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Sheriff Woodruff Updates County Commissioners on Traffic Stats and Expenditures


The County Commissioners and all of their different departments were in full gear this past Thursday morning, September 14th, when they held a regularly scheduled work session with valuable information presented and several items discussed that will be up for a vote at the meeting this coming Tuesday morning at 9 am. The main presentation that morning was given by ...

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Early Bird Breakfast Hosts 2017 Valor Awards for Public Servants


A community is made whole in large parts by those that choose to live their life in service of others. It is these selfless people that give a community heart, bring people closer together, and make safer lives for everyone involved. LaGrange and Troup County has no shortage of men and women like this. Law enforcement officers, firefighters, EMS, and ...

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Three Females Charged with Incident Supposedly Involving Knife

LaGrange Police have charged three females as result of a disturbance between a female, her daughter, and her neighbor, though only one of the suspects ended up being jailed for the incident. Thursday afternoon about 7:26 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police responded to Habersham Drive in reference to a disturbance. Officers arrived and made contact with Latoya Edwards, who ...

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Counterfeit Money Used for Laptop Scam

Police saw a new wrinkle in the increasingly common scams where criminals set up deals supposedly buying or selling goods, only to later rob the buyer or seller. This time the suspects managed to pull off the scam in a very public area by handing over counterfeit money for the purchase and quickly fleeing the scene. Thursday night about 10:30 ...

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“LaGrange Has Talent” To Help Raise Money For Education Programs


LaGrange, Ga. September 13, 2017 – The Magnolia Society, the United Way of West Georgia Women’s Leadership Council, is hosting “LaGrange Has Talent” to raise money for early learning programs for school readiness. The event will be a talent show open to permanent or temporary Troup County residents only. The grand prize talent winner will be awarded $2,000. A People’s ...

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Police & Sheriff’s Reports


The individuals listed have been cited/arrested/charged in Troup County. However, this is not an admission of guilt. All parties are considered innocent until proved guilty. • Wednesday afternoon about 4:16 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the area of Lincoln Street in reference to a stolen vehicle. The stolen vehicle was described as a KTM motorcycle, valued at $1,500. Officers were ...

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Hundreds of LaGrange and surrounding area residents are raising critically needed awareness and funds. WHAT: Hundreds of La-Grange and surrounding counties residents will join the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease at the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s. In 2016 the LaGrange Walk raised $49,611, contributing to more than $2.2 million raised in Georgia for care, support and research efforts ...

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Dr. Brent Brown Eye Care Business Review


There are places in La-Grange and Troup County that are more than just sales, numbers, and figures. There are so many local businesses that are dedicated to the people they serve by wanting to supply them with the best in not only customer service, but also in hospitality and kindness. Such is the case with Dr. Brent Brown Eye Care ...

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