Monthly Archives: November 2017

Miolen Scores Game-Winner; Red Wings Outlast Blues, 6-5


Brett Miolen, the former University of Rhode Island ice hockey player, has made another lasting memory. It didn’t come on the college ice either. Miolen’s latest hockey feat came on the hard playing surface at the Mike Daniel Recreation Center on Sunday afternoon. What Miolen did was score the game-winning goal in a Toys for Tots match in the LaGrange ...

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December 2017 Events at the LaGrange Memorial and Hogansville Public Libraries

12/1/2017 2:00-5:00 PM Friends of the Library Book Shop Open Friends of LaGrange Memorial Library have their book shop open every Friday selling used books. This weekend they will have a 1 cent sale! LaGrange Memorial Library 115 Alford St, La-Grange, GA, 30240 12/2/2017 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM 1st Saturday Book Sale Friends of Lagrange Memorial Library will be ...

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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. • Wednesday afternoon about 4:22 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Publix on Commerce Avenue in reference to Shoplifting. Officers arrived and spoke to management, who advised a male, later identified as Anthony Bernard Lucas, ...

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Shopping Season: This Year’s Top 5 Hottest Toys

It’s the most wonderful time of the year again, and also the most expensive. Parents flock to department stores and online retailers to secure their little ones the newest and best toys. But what’s on every kiddo’s wish list this year? These are this years top five bestsellers that will make everyone want to write a thank-you letter to Santa. ...

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Coco: Disney/Pixar’s Latest Box Office Success (Spoiler Free)


Movie fans were once again faced with the choice of which movie to see over the long Thanksgiving holiday. Pixar’s 19th movie and first original film since releasing sequels for Cars and Finding Nemo, Coco stole the show with $71 million over the weekend, winning out over its biggest opening competitor, Justice League. Family is always the biggest theme during ...

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Local Student Wins DAR American History Essay Contest


TerNeidra Dunlap, a student at Berta Weathersbee Elementary School, recently won best overall for 5th grade students in Troup County in the the Lagrange Daughters of American Revolution annual American History Essay Contest. Students were graded mainly on originality, but also spelling and grammar. TerNeidra was recognized at the TCSS board meeting on November 16th and will be honored by ...

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Elf on The Shelf making Mischief in Downtown LaGrange

As the holidays draw near, Elves appear. Downtown LaGrange businesses have spotted Peppy, the famous Elf on the Shelf, involved in all sorts of antics around the downtown area and invite the community to discover where Peppy will be each day in December. Clues about Peppy’s whereabouts will be posted to the Downtown LaGrange Facebook page each day. Those who ...

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Woman Accused of Holiday Destruction

Tommy Murphy Staff Writer A local woman spent her Thanksgiving night in jail after she allegedly got into an altercation at her boyfriend’s workplace and took out her frustrations on his vehicle. On Thanksgiving, around 1:17 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to Kimberly Clark on Orchard Hill Road in reference to reports of a domestic disturbance. Officers ...

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