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Man Accused of Fraudulently Selling Skating Rink Entry

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LaGrange Police have arrested young man for theft after he allegedly fraudulently sold entry into the new Sweetland Ice Rink. Saturday afternoon about 1:19 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Sweetland Amphitheatre in reference to a theft and possible fraud. Officers arrived and spoke to the manager of the ice skating company that currently occupies Sweetland. ...

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Troup County Board of Commissioners Holds Weekly Meeting

The Troup County Board of Commissioners welcomed in 2018 at their weekly meeting Tuesday, January 2nd. This was the first meeting of the New Year, and the beginning of the second half of the fiscal year. This came with a few changes, as it was time to appoint a new member of the Board of Assessors and to consider qualifying ...

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Woman Charged with Animal Cruelty

LaGrange Police arrested a young woman for Animal Cruelty for failing to take her dog to the vet. Thursday morning, La-Grange Police responded to the 1200 block of Troup Street in reference to an animal complaint. Police were informed that there was a dog behind the residence that had an apparent injury to its legs. Officers checked the residence and ...

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Christmas Tree Recycling in LaGrange

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 If you are looking for a way to recycle your Christmas tree, there are two options available in the City of LaGrange. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will accept live Christmas trees for recycling from December 26th through January 13th. The trees will be used to create fish structures at various locations. Make sure the live trees have no ...

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National Craft and Home Decor Retailer Hobby Lobby Celebrates Grand Opening of its LaGrange, Georgia Store

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Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., a privately held national retail chain of craft and home decor stores, opens in La-Grange, Georgia with a ribbon cutting and official grand opening celebration on Monday, January 1, at 9 a.m. The grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony is open to the public. The LaGrange store is Hobby Lobby’s 41st location in Georgia. Tory Faulk ...

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Teen Upset He Was Arrested for Theft Even Though He Gave Money Back

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LaGrange Police have arrested a young man on a misdemeanor theft charge after he allegedly stole more than a thousand dollars while working a cash register at a local store. The teen reportedly became upset and resist officers because he thought he shouldn’t be arrested since he gave the money back when caught red handed. Wednesday 9:35 p.m., officers with ...

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Driving Safe This Holiday Season

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With everything society has learned about driving under the influence and its dangers, the number of deaths per year due to drunk driving has gone down significantly. Still, drunk driving claims the lives of over 10,000 people per year. DUI arrests are not only embarrassing, expensive mistakes, but they can be fatal, to the drunk driver or to other victims ...

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Man Shot on Harwell Avenue

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LaGrange Police have arrested a pair of teens who were allegedly involved in a dispute that led to a man being shot early Tuesday morning. Tuesday morning about 2 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 300 block of Harwell Avenue in reference to reports of a subject who had been shot. Officers arrived and detained three ...

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New Year’s Eve Service to be Held this Upcoming Sunday

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2017 is coming to a close. For many in LaGrange and Troup County, this was a record breaking year, not just on the industry side, but for personal growth and community growth as well. Many different organizations stepped up this year and got involved in the community, with many different fundraisers and charitable events taking place. The church community continued ...

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The Greatest Showman Movie Review (Spoiler Free)

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In the midst of the holiday hustle and bustle, and shortly before being overshadowed by Star Wars: The Last Jedi, The Greatest Showman opened December 8th, 2017. The musical had the potential to draw a large crowd, with jaunty musical numbers, a familiar, all-star cast, and advertisement through every avenue that rivaled P.T. Barnum himself. With a box office gross ...

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