Monthly Archives: September 2018


Higgins Terry Douglas Baker, Jr. Mr. Terry Douglas Baker, Jr., age 35, of LaGrange, passed away on September 24, 2018 at the Northside Hospital.  Terry was born on April 5, 1983 in LaGrange to Terry Douglas Baker, Sr. and Aliska Steele Baker.  His mother preceded him in death as well as grandfathers, Irvin Douglas Baker and Isaiah Steele and great grandmother, Willie ...

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Police & Sheriff’s Reports 09-28-2018

Early Tuesday morning about 2:48 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to Barnard Avenue in reference to a burglary. Officers arrived and made contact with the complainant, who stated he just arrived home from work and tried to remotely open the garage door. The garage door would not open, and he noticed it was slightly cracked open. He then tried to manually ...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR •September 30, 2018 Union Chapel United Methodist Church, 1098 Hammett Rd., LaGrange, GA: Men’s Day Annual Celebration, 2:00pm Rev. Oliver L. Wood, Pastor Guest Speaker: Rev. Calvin Trammell, Pastor, Canaan Missionary Baptist Church, Roanoke (Welch), Alabama,along with the male choir. Worship Leader: Minister Paul Stevenson •November 3, 2018 An AARP Drivers Safety Class will be held on Nov. ...

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Troup Looking to Stay Undefeated against Sandy Creek


The Troup High Tigers travel to Sandy Creek tonight for their second region game of the season. The Tigers are currently 5-0 with wins over Class 2AA third-ranked Callaway and Class 4AAA ninth-ranked Chapel Hill. Troup beat Chapel Hill 56-24 last week to open their region schedule with a dominant win, and the Tigers will likely do more of the ...

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Callaway Football to Take on Bremen TONIGHT


The 4-1 Cavaliers will host Bremen tonight at Callaway Stadium at 7:30 PM in a Class 2AA top-five matchup. The Cavaliers are looking to improve to 2-0 in region play with a win tonight. Their first region victory came on the road against a weak 1-4 Temple team last Friday, but the Cavaliers will face a much greater challenge to ...

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College Football Takeaways

Unrest on the Plains Despite a 34-3 victory over Arkansas last Saturday, the Tigers appeared noticeably disturbed. Auburn quarterback Jarrett Stidham looked frustrated nearly all game—something coach Gus Malzahn attributed to his team’s lackluster offensive performance. An 85-word press conference from defensive coordinator Kevin Steele, however, set the Internet abuzz with talks of unrest as Steele, who frequently gives 20-minute ...

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Another Duo Charged with Felony Shoplifting

LaGrange Police have charged yet another pair of shoplifters who allegedly worked together to steal high-dollar items from Home Depot. Monday afternoon about 2:23 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Home Depot on LaFayette Parkway in reference to reports of a male and female shoplifting. Police arrived as the alleged shoplifting incident was in progress and ...

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LaGrange Approves Landfill Flow and Winery Ordinances

During the September 25 meeting of the LaGrange City Council, the city approved ordinances regulating the disposal of solid waste generated from construction and another approving the licensing of farm wineries. The first ordinance amended city code to require that all transporters of solid waste generated from construction and demolition within the City of LaGrange deliver the waste to the ...

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Several locations at West Point Lake will be closed to public access on October 2 while the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers West Point Project hosts a training exercise for the U.S. Army’s 3rd Ranger Battalion from Fort Benning, Ga. To ensure safety and security for soldiers engaged in this training exercise, the following locations will be closed to public ...

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Stop the Dangerous Ride: Making the Road Safe for Motorcyclists

The Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) and its Georgia Motorcycle Safety Program (GMSP) offers a glimpse into the challenges of cycling for riders and the motoring public. The first-time “cyclist Craig” road a dirt bike he was fourteen. Next came the tiny Honda motorcycle he was so proud of, (purchased in 1978 folks). Today, it’s his Indian or his ...

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