Monthly Archives: November 2017

Halloween Takes Over Historic LaGrange


Even though Halloween has come and gone, the fall season still lingers, bleeding into Thanksgiving, Christmas, and a New Year. It’s arguably the most beautiful time of the year and also one of the busiest. This past Tuesday night, October 31st, Halloween came to LaGrange and Troup County and many of the kids in the community were out and about, ...

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Wanted Suspect Arrested After Brief Chase


LaGrange Police have arrested a local man on several charges after he allegedly led them on a brief chase and fled into a residence in order to avoid a probation warrant. The incident occurred late Monday night about 11:11 p.m., when officers with the LaGrange Police Department Monday observed a white Honda Accord turn onto Hamilton Road from Cannon Street ...

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Student Arrested for Bullet at LaGrange High

Police have arrested a 15year-old student at LaGrange High School after he was allegedly caught bringing a bullet to school. The student appeared to be otherwise unarmed, but bringing the bullet to school was still a big no-no. On October 27, LaGrange Police resource officers working at LaGrange High School were called to the administrator’s office in reference to a ...

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Community Calendar

• November 7th: Lunch and Learn Series! Join the Troup County Master Gardeners on a Free Horicultural Adventure on November 7 with 2 and 4 Cycle Engine Maintenance, Brian Maddy. 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. • November ...

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Lafayette Christian School Hosts 2017 Community Work Day


The spirit of service has returned to Lafayette Christian School once again, as it does every year when Community Work Day rolls back around. For nearly 15 years now, the students at LCS have been committed to helping give back to the community and help those in need with various projects. Throughout the years, the students have impacted many different ...

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Pleasant Grove Enters 36th Year of their Quilt Show and Bazaar


It is once again that time of the year to get the family together, get into the fall spirit, and head out to the 36th annual Pleasant Grove Quilt Show/ Bazaar. Each and every year, the team at Pleasant Grove spends their holiday season hard at work on crafting quilts and preparing for their show which highlights many of the ...

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LaGrange Symphony Youth Orchestra/Troup County School System Strings Attached Project


Strings Attached, a subsidiary of the LaGrange Symphony Orchestra, “was created to fill the absence of string programs in the Troup County public schools, “according to Mrs. Celeste Myall, Education Coordinator for the program. The LaGrange Symphony Youth Orchestra, in collaboration with the Troup County School System, provides professional instructors with multiple years of experience in music education. Participating students ...

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Hogansville Scrambles to Fix Massive Water Leak


The municipal water system is back to normal and an emergency boil advisory has been lifted now that a massive water leak has been fixed in Hogansville. The City of Hogansville issued a boil advisory Monday morning after the Pine Street water tank was discovered to have emptied about 15,000 gallons of water in a matter of minutes. Hogansville Police ...

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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 morning about 11:46 a.m., officers took a walk-in report at the La-Grange Police in reference to Forgery. Police spoke to the male complainant who stated he checked his PNC checking account and noticed ...

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