Couple Arrested in Child Molestation Investigation


Couple Arrested in Child Molestation Investigation Investigators with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit have arrested a male and female as a result of an investigation into alleged child molestation. On Wednesday, May 2nd, Sheriff’s Investigators arrested Jason Phillip Acevedo and Jessica Marie Keough after receiving a Department of Family and Children’s Services referral regarding possible sexual misconduct ...

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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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LaGrange Boys Soccer Falls in Round Two of State Playoff


The LaGrange High boys soccer team traveled to Marist Wednesday, May 2nd to compete in the second round of the GHSA soccer championship. The LaGrange girls team fell the day prior in a disappointing 3-0 loss to Marist at Callaway Stadium. The boys looked to avenge their sister team by taking down one of the best programs in the state. ...

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May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month


‘Share the Road’ Campaign Aims to Increase Motorcycle Awareness The Georgia Motorcycle Program (GMSP), a program within Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS), is partnering with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to remind all drivers to “Share the Road” with motorcycles. NHTSA designated May “Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month,” to remind all drivers to keep each other safe. According ...

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BB Team Competes


One of the many programs offered by Georgia 4-H is the opportunity to participate in SAFE projects. SAFE stands for shooting awareness and fun. The goals of project SAFE are to help development of self-concept, character and personal growth through safe, educational and socially acceptable involvement in shooting activities, teach life skills through safe and responsible use of firearms including ...

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Sunset Jazz Cruise on West Point Lake


Chattahoochee Riverkeeper is offering a Sunset Jazz Cruise on West Point Lake on Friday, May 18 from 7-9 pm. Join us aboard the Miss Sally floating classroom for an evening sunset cruise on West Point Lake and the opportunity to hear live Jazz standards, R& B, and Rock Classics performed by Rye Ola with Bill Wooten on guitar, Chris Barnes ...

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Ten Cancer Symptoms You Might Overlook

According to the American Cancer Society, nearly 1 out of 3 people in the United States will have cancer during their lifetimes. With a number that staggering, it’s difficult not to wonder whether you or a loved one will be affected by the disease in some way. However, before jumping to conclusions, it’s important to remember that not all subtle ...

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Cavaliers Advance to State Championship Quarterfinals


The Callaway Cavalier baseball team swept both games in a double header against Rabun County Thursday to continue their state championship bid. The Cavaliers, coming into the game with a 22-9 record, dismantled BEST Academy 16-0 in two games in the first round of the state championship. Playing some of their best ball all season, Callaway rode into Thursday’s game ...

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Local Businessman Injured in Parkway Wreck

A terrible auto collision on Lafayette Parkway has hospitalized a local businessman, but he appears to be recovering now. Around noon on April 27th , officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded to the intersection of Lafayette Parkway and Calumet Drive near the post office in reference to an auto collision with injuries. Police arrived and determined that a large ...

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