Monthly Archives: January 2018

Open Container Suspect Makes Matters Much Worse

Police arrested a man who only made matters worse for himself after he was caught with an open container of alcohol. First he literally littered right in front of a police officer and then lied to him about his name and age. The incident occurred late Sunday night around 9 p.m., when officers with the La-Grange Police Department spotted a ...

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Reel 30 Bass Trail Is Still Growing Three Years Later


It is there for a purpose. The Reel 30 Bass Trail is a homemade club and a fixture when it comes to fishing in LaGrange, West Georgia and even North Georgia. This is a club that is going places. Some of the best fishermen in Georgia are cardcarrying members of the club. Those bass fishing fanatics include Richard Williams, Sean ...

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Relay for Life Kicks Off 2018 Season


Over 20 different countries and well over 5,000 individual events have been held for Relay for Life, an event that has raised nearly 5 billion dollars in funds for cancer research. Here locally in LaGrange and Troup County, the local Relay for Life event always takes place at the Chris Joseph track behind Whitesville Road Elementary School. The event has ...

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Police Attempting to Identify Human Remains Found in Woods

LaGrange Police are working with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to investigate human remains found deep in a wooded area within the city. The remains were found by an ATV rider and reported to police Thursday evening. The decomposed remains were found in the woods between Fulton Street and Hogansville Road. Police suspect that that the remains were from an ...

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Kiwanis Donates Scholarship Money to West Georgia Tech


It’s almost the time again for the first of the year academic push, with students trying to power through into their summer. All around the country, colleges and universities will be preparing to open their doors for spring semester, with college students pouring back into their halls. However for some, this can be a difficult time with finances, scheduling, or ...

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Antique Book Presented to Bellevue From Members


This past Thursday, January 12th Bellevue held to receive a surprise donation. As many LaGrange residents know, Bellevue has a significant historical background to the City of La-Grange and to the DAR as well. Built by Senator Benjamin Harvey Hill in 18531855, Bellevue now stands as a National Historic Landmark. This antebellum home houses many historical artifacts, and last week, ...

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Community Calendar

• January 23: The LaGrange Police Department will be hosting a Citizens 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 ...

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Suspect Says It’s Bath Salts, Police Say It’s Meth


LaGrange Police are investigating an incident where a local man claimed he was only carrying around some bath salts, but police believed it was actually meth. The substance initially tested positive for methamphetamine and will be sent to the GBI Crime Lab for confirmation, but in the meantime, the subject has been jailed for illegal drug possession. Early Friday morning ...

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City of LaGrange Closed for MLK, Jr. Holiday

The City of LaGrange will be closed for business January 15th for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday. All garbage and recycling pickup days will be pushed back by one day. For example, if your regular pickup day is Monday, it will be Tuesday this holiday week. The City of LaGrange Police and Fire services will remain open. Media Contact: ...

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