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Hydrangea Sip and Shop Takes Place in Downtown LaGrange

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Friday’s warm weather ushered in one of downtown La-Grange’s hottest traditions: the bi-annual “Sip and Shop.” Hosted by the Downtown LaGrange Development Authority, the program provides a relaxing and casual atmosphere for citizens to explore downtown and its businesses while sipping wine. The Development Authority teamed up with the LaGrange Symphony Orchestra to set the mood for Friday’s event. With ...

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Man Arrested for Leaving Child Inside Car to Gamble

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LaGrange Police have arrested a man on a felony drug charge after he allegedly left a young child alone in a car to gamble inside a local convenience store. Late Friday night about 1:22 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Moneyback gas station near Troup High on Hamilton Road in reference to a child welfare check. ...

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Bradley Scholarship Winners Announced

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The winners of the Bradley Scholarship have been announced for 2018. This scholarship is given to a senior at LaGrange High School who has at least a 3.5 GPA and writes a one-page essay on why it is important that he/she attend college. Mrs. Bradley (Sally Sue Sheffield) graduated from LHS in 1962, her mother, Patricia Hopkins graduated from LHS ...

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Gardening Solutions: Heading Problems Off at the Pass

Many gardens are up, growing and looking great. This is the time to head early problems off at the pass. If you haven’t soil tested recently and fertilized according to the test recommendations blossom end rot may be in your tomato’s future. Adding calcium to the soil so it is readily available for tomato roots to take up may help. ...

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VOLLEYBALL: Madison Lewis of LaGrange Signs with LaGrange College

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Madison Lewis of the LaGrange High volleyball team signed her intent to continue playing at the next level with LaGrange College. Lewis signed her intent in front of family, friends, and coaches. “I really love playing at LaGrange,” she said after making her commitment. “Ever since I was little, I’ve dreamed about playing in college, so getting to represent my ...

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Police Looking for Machete Attack Suspect

LaGrange Police are investigating an incident where a local man allegedly assaulted one of his roommates with a machete during a dispute. Wednesday afternoon about 4:20 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 100 block of Auburn Avenue in reference to reports of a possible stabbing. Officers arrived and made contact with the victim who had minor ...

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Police Investigating DUI Wreck

LaGrange Police are investigating a possible DUI after a woman crashed into a utility police late Wednesday night. Wednesday night about 10:12 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the intersection of Jenkins Street near Troup Street in reference to a single vehicle accident with injuries involving a car that struck a utility pole. Officers arrived and determined ...

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Take a Deep Breath Before Blaming Ozone for Asthma

68 days exceeded the new 80 ppb standard. When the EPA first estimated the number of people at risk of breathing too much ozone in 1984, it counted those living in counties that exceeded the ozone limits. The first estimate was 79.2 million. By 1996, that had dropped 50 percent, to 39.3 million. And the ozone limit was toughened. In ...

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Animal Cruelty Complaint Leads to Separate Arrest

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A woman was arrested on a pair of outstanding warrants after police made contact with her while investigating an unrelated Animal Cruelty complaint. Tuesday evening about 6:30 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 100 block of Cooley Road in reference to an Animal Cruelty complaint. Police received a complaint that there was a dog possibly living ...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

COMMUNITY CALENDAR • May 19: 2018 Troup County Community Fest. Troup County Soccer Complex (299 Fort Drive, LaGrange, GA). Saturday, May 19, 2018. 10am-2pm. “United as One.” Free food, Vendors, Entertainment ( Kevin Dunn, Byron Carter (B-Swag), LHS Black History Choir, Picasso Jennings). For more information, contact Dr. tara Scott @ (706) 443-4319 or Walter Scott @ (706) 402-0296. • ...

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