Monthly Archives: November 2017

Home Invasion Robbery Reported on Murphy Avenue

LaGrange Police are investigating a Home Invasion Robbery that reportedly occurred late Sunday morning. Police responded to the 600 block of Murphy Avenue about 11:23 a.m. Sunday morning upon reports of an Armed Robbery. Officers made contact with the male and female victim, who reported that an armed male forced his way into their residence and held them at gun ...

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City of LaGrange Holiday Closings, Trash/Recycling Pickup Reminder

The City of LaGrange will be closed for business November 23rd and 24th for the Thanksgiving holiday. The City of LaGrange’s Police and Fire services will remain open. Holiday garbage and recycling pick up will be delayed by one day. Residents who normally receive garbage and recycling pickup on Thursdays will have pickup on Friday, November 24th. Media Contact: Katie ...

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Sweetland on Ice Officially Opens to the Public


The cold weather is finally upon us, signaling the Christmas season. The downtown is already feeling the full effect of Christmas and Thanksgiving, with the annual sip and shop, the carriage rides, the decorations, and everything else in between that comes along this time of the year. However, something new has made its way to our community this year. For ...

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Iron Cross Hosts Successful D.A.D Benefit Ride


It’s the Christmas season and all across LaGrange and Troup County, there are different events and charity drives coming to life in order to try and make sure that no one has to go without during this Thanksgiving and Christmas. Luncheons are being hosted, gatherings are coming together, and people are truly showing their love and support for those across ...

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Community Calendar

• December 6: The Annual Angel Of Hope Memorial Service will be held Wednesday, December 6th at 7:00pm at the memorial site on the grounds of Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center, adjacent to hospice parking lot.This is a candlelight memorial for family, friends and loved ones who have experienced the loss of a child. • December18th: The WellStar West Georgia ...

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Troup County News 2017 Turkey Contest Winners


Thanksgiving is finally here and you can already smell the food in the air. The shopping is picking up for Christmas, family is flocking together, and everyone is ready for some quality time with the ones that they love. All across LaGrange, local businesses are getting in the spirit with an ice rink opening, a horse drawn carriage has been ...

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The Festive Five at the LaGrange Mall


Whether shopping, strolling, or gathering at center court, visitors to the LaGrange Mall during the week of November 13-17th, had the opportunity to enjoy live performances and jump start their holiday shopping while listening or viewing the multiple talents our community has to offer. Performances included the Gardner Newman Intermediate Band, The Active Life Line Dancers, Faithful Hearts, Monica M. ...

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Businessman makes $1 million gift to LaGrange College


Atlanta businessman Jerry Wilkinson and his family have donated $1 million to LaGrange College to support its “From Promise to Prominence Campaign,” specifically the institution’s Servant Scholars Program. Wilkinson, a member of the college’s Board of Trustees, is the founder and chairman of The Wilkinson Companies, a real estate management firm. Since 1984, he has directed the operations and growth ...

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Woman Struck with Hammer During Robbery at Walmart


LaGrange Police are investigating a Robbery and Assault that occurred early Saturday morning at the Walmart on New Franklin Road. A 65-year-old female employee was reportedly struck in the head with a hammer after she walked up on a theft in progress. According to police, the female Walmart employee walked into the electronics section around 4:40 a.m. Saturday morning and ...

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Callaway Wins against Rockmart, Troup Falls to St. Pius


This past week end, Friday, November 17th to be exact, was a day of many emotions for students and players in the Troup County School System. After weeks of rigorous games, combining with deadlines for school projects, two of our teams here in LaGrange and Troup County met in playoff competition in out of town games on Friday night. Troup ...

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