Monthly Archives: August 2018

LPD to Hold Free C.R.A.S.E. Training

The LaGrange Police Department is hosting free Civilian Response to Active Shooter Event, or C.R.A.S.E., training. This training will help in the event of an active threat event where it is a life-or-death situation. According to some data sources, 153 mass shootings were committed in the United States between January and July, 2018–making C.R.A.S.E. training important in the everyday lives ...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR •Ballroom Dance Lessons are held weekly at The Active Life in La-Grange from 7 p – 8 p. $100. per couple for a 5 – week session. The next session will begin Thursday, Aug. 30th. For more information contact Cody Wayne Foote at 334-6632408. • Aug 25 – One Race Stone Mountain – Leaders of all races and ...

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LaGrange Police to Host 3rd Annual National Night Out Celebration Tuesday, October 2nd


The LaGrange Police Department is hosting its 3rd Annual National Night Out celebration Tuesday, October 2nd. It will take place in the Beechwood Furniture parking lot in LaGrange at 110 Commerce Avenue, 6-9 p.m. Public safety from throughout the area will participate in the familyfriendly and free event. National Night Out, or NNO, has been celebrated throughout the country for ...

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Third Fugitive Arrested in West Point Murder


West Point Police have arrested what appears to be the third and final suspect for the June 13 murder of Reggie Pearson. Police arrested Trent Murphy, of West Point, after a two month search for the wanted fugitive. Pearson was found unresponsive by the West Point Police and Fire Departments. He was sitting on a porch with a firearm on ...

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Drug Suspect Charged with Attacking LPD Officer

LaGrange Police have arrested a man on several felony charges after he allegedly attacked an officer to get away from a marijuana arrest. Wednesday night, just after midnight, LaGrange Police were assisting the Georgia State Patrol with a traffic stop on New Franklin Road near Alton Drive when an officer became involved in a physical altercation with a drug suspect. ...

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Atlanta Braves Announce Tentative 2019 Regular Season Schedule

Today the Atlanta Braves and Major League Baseball released their tentative schedules for the 2019 season, which will mark Atlanta’s third campaign at SunTrust Park. A highlight for the Braves’ home slate next season will be the shifting of start times from 7:35 p.m. to 7:20 p.m. for all night games and 1:20 p.m. for Sunday games. A finalized schedule ...

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Sixth-Inning Scores Give Grangers the Victory over the Troup High Tigers


The LaGrange and Troup High softball teams met for a rematch Wednesday, August 23. The Tigers, who fell 13-5 in their season-opening tournament against La-Grange earlier this month, took the Grangers to the wire. Troup stifled the Grangers defensively, maintaining a narrow 2-0 lead over their rival until the bottom of the sixth. La-Grange, who struggled to find their offense ...

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Tickets for Kennesaw State Football Game at SunTrust Park Go On-sale This Week


Tickets for Kennesaw State Football Game at SunTrust Park Go On-sale This Week Tickets for the November 17 Kennesaw State University versus Jacksonville State University football game will go on sale Friday, August 24 with presales beginning Tuesday, August 21. Tomorrow, Kennesaw State season ticket holders and faculty will have access to presale tickets for the Sun-Trust Park game, followed ...

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Obits–August 22, 2018

Richard Henry Blalock ‘Rick’ Mallory, Jr. Richard Henry Blalock ‘Rick’ Mallory, Jr., age 64, of LaGrange, died unexpectedly Saturday, August 18, 2018. Rick was born September 7, 1953 in Landstuhl, West Germany, the son of Richard H. B. Mallory, Sr. and Georgia Frances Hammett Mallory. Rick was a 6th generation resident of Troup County. He attended the Troup County Public ...

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Police Reports–8-22-2018

The individuals listed have been cited/arrested/charged in Troup County. However, this is not an admission of guilt. All parties are considered innocent until proved guilty. Sunday evening about 6:30 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to Walmart on New Franklin Road in reference to two shoplifters in custody. Officers arrived and spoke with Loss Prevention, who stated that a male and female, ...

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