Monthly Archives: July 2017

Humphries, Rockwell Acquire Thrills, Skills At Soccer Camp


Soccer is as serious as a game-saving tackle with one second on the clock. Reese Humphries would sign off on that. Humphries, the 9-year-old sweeper, is getting back on the field of play this week at the 2nd Annual LaGrange Girls Soccer Camp at the Chris Joseph Sportsplex. On Wednesday morning the play was good and hot. Humphries spent more ...

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Troup Wins Twice At State, Pemberton Hurls 1-Hitter


After the early rounds of the State Baseball Tournament the Troup National All-Stars are in an enviable position. Having played three games in Roberta, Troup National has a 2-1 record. The La-Grange baseball team has found its bearings. The Troup National All-Stars are on track with wins over West Augusta, 14-4, and Manchester, 9-1. Troup National’s lone loss in the ...

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West Point Lake National Public Lands Day Event

MOBILE, Ala. – The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, at West Point Project announces the annual National Public Lands Day (NPLD) event to be held Sept. 30 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Holiday Campground. The event is the Nation’s largest, single-day volunteer effort for public lands. The public is invited to celebrate this special day ...

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Dash For LaGrange


DASH for LaGrange, Inc. (DASH), a local non-profit organization focusing on dependable, affordable, sustainable housing and active community leadership, has announced that Elia Baltes will be the new Community Development Director (CDD), effective August 1, 2017. DASH’s CDD is responsible for working directly in communities with residents & businesses, city leaders & government officials, and stakeholders to promote stable neighborhoods ...

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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. • Monday afternoon about 3:04 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Home Depot on LaFayette Parkway in reference to Shoplifting. Police arrived and spoke to the store’s Loss Prevention Officer, who advised that on July ...

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Tornadoes in LaGrange and What You Can Do to be Safe


Mother Nature is a scary, powerful thing. From thunderstorms to hurricanes and floods, there are all sorts of things that can pop up and take place at a moment’s notice that can yield great damage and even take lives. One of these natural happenings is tornadoes, these vicious and powerful twisters that descend from the sky without warning. This past ...

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Buy from Georgia Month and Made in America Day


Atlanta, GA – Governor Nathan Deal presented the “Buy from GA” month proclamation to 70 members of the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance at the State Capitol on July 17, 2017. This was the 4th year that the Governor has presented this proclamation promoting manufacturers and the goods they produce in Georgia. Governor Deal welcomed the GMA members and posed for a ...

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Community Calendar

• July 22: Attention to those of you who were part of the best decade at LHS!! Yes, the 80’s!!!! The 80’s Decade reunion is back!!! For tickets and information, drop by William Griggs Rec Center Saturday 3:00pm-6pm…. • August 1st: Lunch and Learn Series! Join the Troup County Master Gardeners on a Free Horicultural Adventure on August 1 with ...

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Entering Auto Suspect Caught Outside Pharmacy


LaGrange Police have arrested a man who allegedly attempted to break into several cars outside a local pharmacy Tuesday night. The suspect was reportedly pulling on door handles with no success, when his luck got even worse when he attempted to enter the store manager’s truck while the manager was sitting inside the vehicle. Tuesday night about 7:30 p.m., officers ...

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