Monthly Archives: January 2018

Lady Irish Take Down Warriors Even With Cotton’s 16-Point Night


She scored inside and out. Kelsey Cotton, the La-Grange Academy eighth grade phenom, did her part. She carried her team on her back. She rebounded. She hit three-point shots, and she led the Lady Warriors every way that she knew how. But LaGrange Academy still bowed to Notre Dame Academy, 41-33 on Tuesday night in one more defining moment in ...

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LaGrange Police Citizen’s Academy Starts


The LaGrange Police Department started the first week of its Citizen’s Police Academy on Tuesday. The ten-week course will run through the end of March with graduation on March 27. The two-and-a-half hour classes are taught each Tuesday evening at the LPD Training Center on Aerotron Parkway. For more than three decades, the LaGrange Police Department has conducted these classes ...

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Lafayette Christian School to Start Collaborative School and Collegiate Academy


The nature of education is changing and shifting each and every year. This is not a localized concept, but something that all educational institutions are dealing with on a grand scale. With modern advances and the ever growing technological world, these advancements in education are bringing waves of bright, intelligent students each year. Now more than ever, parents want to ...

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Woman Charged with Multiple Stabbings


LaGrange Police have arrested local woman for two counts of Aggravated Assault after she allegedly attacked two men with a knife during a domestic incident. Tuesday night about 7:53 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded to the 1800 block of Whitesville Street in reference to a person stabbed. Officers arrived and learned that the male victim had allegedly ...

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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. • Mondays: The “Movers and Shakers” Line Dance class will be held at Springfield Baptist Church/Hogansville, GA on Mondays at 6pm to 7pm. Class is free. • February 17: North Columbus-LaGrange District Christian Board of ...

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Jackson Heating and Air Rebranded as Jackson Services, Offering Many New Options to the Community


One of the things that make LaGrange and Troup County so special is the business partnerships and the strength of the local economy. In recent years and in large parts due to the LaGrange/Troup County Chamber of Commerce, our local business scene has grown exponentially. In fact, LaGrange as a whole is set to hit records in 2018 for growth, ...

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Crews to Seek Re-Election as Troup County Commission Board Chairman


Troup County is growing by leaps and bounds. The board of commissioners, through the course of their leadership and guidance, has helped bring about some incredible projects and have made great strides towards the future. The next election cycle is quickly approaching and as such, many candidates are getting a jumpstart on their campaigns. This past Thursday afternoon, January 25th, ...

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Police Investigating Downtown Shooting

LaGrange Police are investigating an incident where a man was shot in the leg in Downtown LaGrange on Saturday. Police responded to the incident around 1:40 a.m. near 86’d Bar on Main Street. Police were called to the area upon reports of a large fight and gunshots being fired. Over the course of the investigation, police learned that a man ...

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LaGrange Mayor Meets with President Donald Trump, Infrastructure & Law Enforcement Issues Addressed


LaGrange Mayor Jim Thornton, along with one hundred mayors from around the country and a dozen mayors from Georgia, met with President Donald Trump Wednesday. The main issues addressed include infrastructure needs and supporting law enforcement. Staff also discussed the desire to push decision making down to a local level and reduce the timeframe for infrastructure projects. The meeting was ...

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Tournament Angler, Hurston, Catches And Releases 6-Pound Hybrid


He only wishes that he could have weighed it in. Tournament fisherman Reid Hurston caught and released a 6-pound hybrid on Sunday on the Reel 30 Bass Trail. But hybrids were not eligible to be weighed in at Highland Marina Resort. In that case, Hurston released his hybrid on West Point Lake. That was by far the biggest fish that ...

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