Monthly Archives: January 2018

Woman Brutally Beaten in Domestic Assault

LaGrange Police are looking for a man who allegedly brutally attacked the mother of his young child during a domestic incident Friday night. Late Friday night about 10:19 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center in reference to an injured person. Officers arrived and made contact with the female victim, who stated that ...

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Police Looking for Felony Shoplifting Suspects


LaGrange Police are looking for a pair of men who allegedly stole thousands of dollars worth of electronic equipment from our local Walmart. Sunday afternoon about 12:58 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to Walmart on New Franklin Road in reference to Shoplifting. Officers arrived and met with the store’s Loss Prevention employees, who stated that they discovered ...

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Chamber announces new Board Chair and Award Winners at 2018 Annual Meeting


With nearly 400 members in attendance, the La-Grange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce announced three award winners and welcomed Casey Smith from Calumet Bank as its incoming chair during the 2018 Annual Meeting on January 23 at the Callaway Conference Center. Casey Smith, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Calumet Bank, has previously served as treasurer on the Chamber ...

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Hogansville Holds Second Master Plan Forum


The City of Hogansville held the second of two public forums Thursday night to develop a downtown revitalization plan. The forum was held at the Hogansville Public Library and hosted by the Downtown Development Authority in conjunction with the Georgia Conservancy. The purpose of the event was to get feedback on potential steps that could be taken to revitalize the ...

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Police Recover Burglarized Items, Suspect Already in Jail


LaGrange Police have charged a teen with a felony burglary after he was arrested for a separate incident and later found to have been in possession of goods allegedly stolen from an Alton Drive home. Thursday night about 7:56 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded to Alton Drive in reference to a Burglary. Officers arrived and spoke with ...

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Kiwanis Hears Dual Presentation on LaGrange College and Koats for Kids


Your local Kiwanis Club had a very busy meeting this past Thursday afternoon, January 25th, when they had many visitors and guests representing different events. Between the clay shoot, the Koats for Kids campaign, and that day’s presentation from LaGrange College President Dan McAlexander, Kiwanians had a lot of great things to be excited about. The group is gearing up ...

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Troup County School System Sets Pre-K and Kindergarten Registration for March 12-16

Troup County School System (TCSS) is preparing for the upcoming Pre-K and Kindergarten registration scheduled March 12-16. Registering Pre-K students are guaranteed entry into the Pre-K lottery drawing. Parents will be notified of acceptance by the middle of May. Registering Kindergarten students will be assigned to a classroom in their attendance zone. “As parents look to transition their child to ...

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Community Calendar

• January 29: The Troup Democrats will meet at 6;00 on Monday, January 29th at the Griggs Recreation Center on Glenn Robertson Drive in LaGrange. • February 17: North Columbus-LaGrange District Christian Board of Education will be hosting a Women’s Conference Saturday at 9:30pm-3pm St. Paul CME Church. 3345 Flint Hill Hwy. (GA 85). Shiloh, GA 31826 Faith, Health, & ...

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Lady Cougars Search For Team Chemistry; Katie Belle Oliver: “We have a lot of potential.”


Through the first three soccer practices of the preseason the Lady Cougars are wanting, searching and missing like a junkyard jalopy. The players are trying to get into sync. They are looking for better concentration and a few more net-grabbing goals. There has been some small improvement. Lafayette Christian still believes it has what it takes to become a winner ...

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