Monthly Archives: November 2018

Obits–November 30, 2018

Higgins Georgia Ann Baker Tollerson Georgia Ann Baker Tollerson, age 71, of LaGrange, passed away on November 27, 2018 at the WellStar West Georgia Hospice. She was born on November 28, 1946 to the late, Harold Baker and Ruth Savage Arnold in Thomaston, Georgia. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Charles Edward Tollerson, ...

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Police & Sheriff’s Reports 11-30-2018

Friday evening about 6:29 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to Miller Street in reference to a theft. Officers arrived and made contact with the complainant, who stated that he recently arrived home on foot from the Piggly Wiggly on South Greenwood Street. He stated that soon after arriving home, an unknown black male subject approached him at the front door and ...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR •Every Tuesday: LaGrange Lions Club meets every Tuesday at noon at the Highland Country Club. We would love for anyone to come out and see what we are all about. We are always looking for new members! •Every Wednesday: Preschool Story Time at LaGrange Memorial Library at 10:30 a.m. Enjoy stories, fingerplays, songs and a craft. •December 1, ...

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Troup County Launches Toys for Tots Drive


Troup County has officially launched their annual Marine Corps Toys for Tots toy drive. The toy drive will benefit children of Troup County and will be donated to The Empty Stocking Fund of La-Grange and Hogansville, as well as the local Salvation Army. The County is warmly welcoming new, unwrapped toy donations from the public. The program generally provides toys ...

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Entering Auto Theft Arrest and a Holiday Reminder

LaGrange Police have arrested a local man for entering auto. The stolen property was quickly recovered, but it offered an important reminder for the holiday season. Wednesday evening about 6 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to reports of an entering automobile at the PCA Food Store on Hogansville Road. Officers arrived and learned from the victim that ...

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Family. Lifestyle. Investment. is a Way of Life for FLI Properties


When Kendall Butler was completing her chemical engineering degree from Auburn University, she knew her education experience was one she would share with others once she had an opportunity. That chance came decades later as an entrepreneur and business owner of F.L.I. Properties, a full service real estate brokerage and property management company with offices in Newnan and LaGrange. They ...

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God Is in the Details: The Story of Lilly-Grace


A few years ago, someone dumped a huge white dog at the end of my road. It was the seventh dog dumped in that location in less than a year. At first, I thought the dog belonged to the man who lived at the property where it had been hanging out, but soon realized it was another abandoned animal. Ugh! ...

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Hogansville City Manager Issues Updates on Lake Jimmy Jackson, Other Projects


Hogansville City Manager David Milliron on Wednesday updated citizens via Facebook on the progress of the city’s various projects. The projects include construction at Lake Jimmy Jackson, construction repairs on the Elm Street Bridge, and construction upgrades at the Hogansville Amphitheater. Construction began at Lake Jimmy Jackson in September, and the city aims to make the lake, located along Blue ...

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Suspect Named in Violent Robbery Incident

LaGrange Police are investigating an incident where an armed robbery victim attempted to follow his assailant in his car, only to be shot at multiple times. Fortunately, the victim wasn’t hurt, and his efforts may have helped identify the suspect. Wednesday evening about 6:30 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to New Franklin Road to meet with a ...

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