Monthly Archives: March 2018

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Interstate Shooting

Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators are looking to identify suspect(s) who appeared to have shot a young man from another vehicle while he was riding along the interstate. Early Thursday morning, Investigators with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office were called to Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center Emergency Room in reference to a male subject who arrived with what appeared to be ...

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City Council Closes Out Long Day

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After a long day at their annual day-long work session retreat, the LaGrange Mayor and City Council finished off their day with a short regular meeting Tuesday evening, authorizing an annexation request and approving moving forward with two grant issues. The council also heard from a pair of citizen delegations. The first issue considered during the regular meeting was a ...

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MS Awareness: Paint the Town Orange

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If you’ve been downtown lately, you’ve probably seen the orange ribbons covering the Square. Orange is the color for Multiple Sclerosis Awareness. This central nervous system condition is widespread, with about 200 people diagnosed each week, but not many people know what it is or the struggle that people living with MS go through. Unless you know someone with MS, ...

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Mayor and Council Discuss Many Topics at Annual Retreat

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All of the discussion at the 2018 Mayor and Council Retreat is just that: discussion. None of these projects or proposals are set in stone and anything is subject to change. Each year, the Mayor and City Council of LaGrange find a time, normally a few months before budget preparations, to take a full day out of their jobs and ...

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Police Nab Convenience Store Robber

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LaGrange Police have arrested a man who allegedly robbed a local convenience store by force. The original incident occurred at the 777 Store on the evening of March 15th, around 6:50 p.m. Officers with the LaGrange Police Department were called to the store in the 400 block of Greenville Street where they met with the store clerk, Swati Shah. Shah ...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

• March 31 – EASTER PET PARADE: The 13thAnnual Pet Parade benefiting the Humane Society of Harris Country will be held at the entrance to Longleaf at Callaway community off of Hwy 354, Pine Mountain. The event will take place Saturday, March 31 at 10:00 am. There will be prizes for several categories including best outfit and best bonnet. Included ...

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West Point Police Investigating Home Invasion

Police in West Point are investigating a Home Invasion Robbery that reportedly occurred Sunday night. Officers with the West Point Police Department responded to Frank Hall Jr. Street in reference to reports of a home invasion robbery. Officers arrived and spoke with the victims, who informed police that they had been robbed at gunpoint in their home. A male and ...

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Clearview Baptist Church Holds Easter Egg Hunt and Easter Celebration

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Easter is almost here and churches all across the country are preparing to celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. All of the Easter egg hunts and church services are being planned and families are pulling close for a time of togetherness. This past week, Clearview Baptist Church held their annual egg hunt and festival with people flocking to the church ...

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