Monthly Archives: December 2017

Community Calendar

• January 23: The LaGrange Police Department will be hosting aCitizens Police Academy at the LaGrange Police Department Training Center at 376 Aerotron Parkway, starting on Tuesday from 6:00pm to 8:30pm. The academy will run for ten weeks, ending with graduation on March 27th 2018. *All Applications to participate must be completed by Friday January 19th 2018. Application forms can ...

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LaGrange and Troup County: 2017 in Review


Christmas has come and gone. Hopefully all of our citizens here in LaGrange and Troup County got a special visit from Santa and received everything they wanted for the holiday. A new year is almost upon us, with 2018 quickly approaching. Many have so much to be thankful for with everything that took place in their lives throughout the calendar ...

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Driving Safe This Holiday Season


With everything society has learned about driving under the influence and its dangers, the number of deaths per year due to drunk driving has gone down significantly. Still, drunk driving claims the lives of over 10,000 people per year. DUI arrests are not only embarrassing, expensive mistakes, but they can be fatal, to the drunk driver or to other victims ...

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Man Shot on Harwell Avenue


LaGrange Police have arrested a pair of teens who were allegedly involved in a dispute that led to a man being shot early Tuesday morning. Tuesday morning about 2 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 300 block of Harwell Avenue in reference to reports of a subject who had been shot. Officers arrived and detained three ...

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New Year’s Eve Service to be Held this Upcoming Sunday


2017 is coming to a close. For many in LaGrange and Troup County, this was a record breaking year, not just on the industry side, but for personal growth and community growth as well. Many different organizations stepped up this year and got involved in the community, with many different fundraisers and charitable events taking place. The church community continued ...

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Father & Sons Reel In Six Holiday Gifts, All Bass


Leave it to Santa Claus. Ed Wetmiller of Tyrone did that, and he did not regret it. Due to the ultimate giver of gifts, the man with the rosy cheeks and the white beard, Wetmiller spent some time with his two sons on West Point Lake on Tuesday. The father and sons could not have had a better time either. ...

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The Greatest Showman Movie Review (Spoiler Free)


In the midst of the holiday hustle and bustle, and shortly before being overshadowed by Star Wars: The Last Jedi, The Greatest Showman opened December 8th, 2017. The musical had the potential to draw a large crowd, with jaunty musical numbers, a familiar, all-star cast, and advertisement through every avenue that rivaled P.T. Barnum himself. With a box office gross ...

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