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New Horizon Theatre’s Legally Blonde Packed the House with a Sold-Out Performance

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“OmigodYouGuys”,New Horizon Theatre in West Point wowed audiences with the hot pink, bubbly rendition of Legally Blonde The Musical this past weekend. The musical, based on the book and the popular movie, follows the story of Elle Woods, sorority girl turned law student. Despite the odds, Elle works hard to get into Harvard and uncovers some undiscovered talents and finds ...

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Hillside Community Hosts 4th Food, Arts, and Music Festival

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LaGrange is a tapestry of different communities, cultures, and ethnicities that have come together as a family. Different celebrations in different areas pop up all the time, each celebrating their area of the town. This past Saturday afternoon, April 14th, the Hillside community did just that when they gathered together for the 4th annual Hillside Food, Arts, and Music Festival, ...

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Woman Charged with Robbery and Battery

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LaGrange Police have charged a local woman with Felony Robbery after she allegedly punched a former boyfriend in the face and stole his cell phone in a jealous rage. Early Sunday morning about 1:52 a.m., officers with LaGrange Police Department responded to the 200 block of Bell Street in reference to reports of a domestic disturbance. Officers arrived and made ...

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2013 Miss America Bringing Child Abuse Awareness Message To LaGrange

April is a time for action according to Prevent Child Abuse Georgia, an organization whose sole mission is to prevent the abuse and neglect of our state’s children. A local collaboration of child welfare agencies plans to use the month of April to increase awareness of child abuse prevention and what the LaGrange community can do to promote the healthy ...

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Troup Defeats Central

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The Troup High Tiger baseball team continued region play last Friday as they took on Central. The Tigers came home to Tiger Field after a road loss to Auburn on Thursday. Troup fought to remain competitive in region play as the LaGrange Grangers played currently top-ranked Cartersville across town. In a rare moment of unity, the Tigers hoped for a ...

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*Traffic Alert* Broad Street Traffic Affected by Construction

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The City of LaGrange wants to alert the community about a traffic alert beginning Monday, April 9th. City crews will begin construction along a portion of Broad Street from Waverly Way to Springdale Drive. Map of upcoming construction on Broad Street. The area in red is area under construction. The area in green is detour route. Construction work will begin ...

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Bellevue Showcases Spring Looks with Downtown LaGrange Fashion Show

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The historic Bellevue mansion and a beautiful spring day was the setting for LaGrange’s downtown businesses to show off the clothes and accessories they’ll be offering this season. Hosted by the La-Grange Woman’s Club and Downtown LaGrange Development Authority, this fashion show drew an excited crowd. Models for each of the stores walked through the rooms of the mansion for ...

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City of LaGrange Improves Utility Bill Pay Efficiency

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The City of LaGrange implemented several small changes over the weekend to its utility office at City Hall to help improve its customer service and overall efficiency. LaGrange City Utilities Improves Efficiency The bill payment process will now be separated from the application process allowing for a quicker flow for customers. Staff will be more visible when customers walk into ...

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Controlling Garden Weeds

Brian Maddy, County Extension Agent As soil temperatures warm up and gardeners begin to plant their transplants and seed, the issue of how to control weeds often arises. A weed is a plant out of place so how do we control weeds in our garden? The problem with vegetable gardens and controlling weeds is that we grow plants in small ...

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