Monthly Archives: August 2017

Cougars Score 38 And Lose, New Creation Christian Rolls

It was a night for the offenses. The Cougars and Cavaliers combined for 82 points, and they kept the fans on the edge of their seats all night on Friday in the offensive onslaught at Lafayette Christian. Winning on points and yards, however, was New Creation Christian Academy in a 44-38 football conquest against the LCS Cougars. Coach Nate Shaw ...

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Villa Rica Humbles Grangers, Todd Racks Up Three Touchdowns


Mecose Todd got good and comfortable. The Villa Rica sophomore speedster scored three touchdowns (one of them on special teams) to spark the Wildcats to a 50-0 win over LaGrange High on Friday night in an obvious football mismatch at Callaway Stadium. Todd, the 6-foot, 200pound man-child, spared no words after the blowout. “We won the physical battle. Our offensive ...

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Liechty, Mains Propel Warriors Past Trinity Christian, 14-13


There is always a chance something crazy can happen, and something rather ridiculous did occur for the Lady Warriors on Thursday night. LaGrange Academy faced a 7-run deficit when the bottom of the seventh inning began in the girls softball game against Trinity Christian. The Lady Warriors went out in that final frame of the game, and they took it ...

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Bulldogs Are Ready To Answer Their Critics

Georgia football is all about the hedges, the expectations and the barking. The Bulldogs are supposed to win with a recruiting class of 5-star players but in recent years the stockpile of talent has not quite equaled the win total at Georgia. Now we have Kirby Smart, the next coming of Vince Dooley. Smart is the appointed savior of Georgia ...

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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. • Thursday afternoon, LaGrange Police responded to the 800 block of Murphy Avenue in reference to a wanted subject. The wanted subject, Taylor Alexis Wardrip, was wanted through the State Board of Pardon and Parole ...

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City of LaGrange Encourages Businesses to Take Advantage of Tax Credit


The City of LaGrange is encouraging business owners to take advantage of a tax credit. Business owners on Hamilton Road, Whitesville Road, Lafayette Parkway, Commerce Avenue, New Franklin Road, Hogansville Road, and Vernon Road are eligible for a $3,500 Georgia state tax credit per full time employee, the lowest job creation threshold of any job tax credit is two full-time ...

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Police Investigating Possible Animal Cruelty

LaGrange Police are investigating an incident of possible animal cruelty where a dog appears to have died while tethered to a fence on a vacant property. Thursday afternoon about 12:11 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Department responded to the 800 block of Whitesville Street in reference to possible animal cruelty. Animal control had initially been called to the location by ...

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The Ultimate Entrepreneurship Seminar Comes to LaGrange


Business has found a haven here in LaGrange. Form small mom and pop shops to large industrial and retail stores, there has always been a lot of growth and expansion in the business market here in our hometown. However, there are always opportunities for any business to grow and expand in great and exponential ways. Recently, a new seminar came ...

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Community Calendar

• September 5th: Lunch and Learn Series! Join the Troup County Master Gardeners on a Free Horicultural Adventure on September 5 with All You Need to Know About Houseplants. Every first Tuesday of every month. Bring your own lunch, 12 – 1 pm at the LaGrange Memorial Library, 115 Alford Street, LaGrange. For more information call 706-882-7784. • September 6: ...

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Running From Police Only Adds Charges


A local man recently learned the hard way that running from police to avoid a misdemeanor arrest only makes things worse. Late Thursday night, just after midnight, officers with the LaGrange Police Department were traveling on East Depot Street near Johnson Street when officers observed a gold Honda Accord roll through a stop sign at the intersection. Police then attempted ...

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