Monthly Archives: June 2019

UrgenCare Ribbon Cutting


Staff Writer Residents living in the west side of LaGrange now have the convenience of a new healthcare facility located on West Point Rd. Today’s ribbon cutting ceremony was the result of a year of planning and building. Many members of the community and LaGrange Chamber of Commerce were in attendance to support and welcome a new member of the ...

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Troup County EMA Conducts Preemptive Cyber-Attack Communications Exercise

Troup County Emergency Management Agency recently participated in an effective Communications Exercise to test the area’s redundant communications capabilities in the event of a cyberattack. During the preemptive exercise, participating agencies experienced a simulated Cyber Threat in which internet connectivity was one of the central targets. Within the progression of the exercise, communication methods were restricted and excluded any type ...

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Obits — June 9, 2019

Higgins Jon Eric Piper Mr. Jon Eric Piper, age 56, of LaGrange, passed away on June 6, 2019 at the WellStar West Georgia Hospice.  Mr. Piper was born on January 28, 1963 in LaGrange to the late James Howard Piper and Barbara Butler Piper.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by siblings, Becky Hooks, David Piper and Jenny ...

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Site of Elder Abuse, Animal Hoarding Condemned, Judge Orders Hogansville House Demolished

Tommy Murphy Staff Writer The Hogansville Municipal Court has ordered that a former residence on Church Street be cleaned up and demolished. The location is the site of where more than 20 dogs were removed during an elder abuse investigation last year. City Manager David Milliron says five dumpsters have already been hauled away from the Church Street property as ...

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Man Accused of Attempting to Burn Female with Car Motor

Dion Fonterrell Jackson

Tommy Murphy Staff Writer LaGrange Police have charged a local man with Battery after he allegedly forced a female onto a hot car engine when she refused his offer for roadside help. On June 5, about 9:56 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded Grady Street in reference to reports of a fight. Officers arrived and met with the ...

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Ribbon Cutting for Stifle Financial Services: A New Location, The Same Trusted Company

Stifel Financial Advisors, Bobby Doerr and Dill Williams with Investment Associate, Josh Williams and Client Services Associate, Kimberly Kline and members of the Chamber, Celebrate Official Ribbon Cutting

Tammy Greathouse Staff Writer Stifel Investment Services and Wealth Management is now located at 202 North Lewis St. La-Grange. Financial advisors, Bobby Doerr and Dill Williams joined with Stifle in 2006. Dill’s son Josh Williams joined the company four years ago. The company was formerly housed in the old Coke Cola building on Broad St. Dill Williams said the decision ...

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Man Jailed for Domestic Incident Involving Gun

Tommy Murphy Staff Writer Police have arrested a LaGrange man on several charges stemming from an alleged domestic violence altercation. Monday morning about 9 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department were flagged down by a distraught female near the intersection of Panther Way and Vernon Street in reference to a domestic incident. Officers stopped and spoke to the female, ...

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Pair Charged for Stealing Beer, Steaks

Tommy Murphy Staff Writer LaGrange Police have arrested a male and female after the allegedly stole a couple hundred dollars worth of beer and steaks from a local supermarket. Tuesday morning about 10:39 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Kroger on Commerce Ave in reference to Shoplifting. While en route, police were advised that a male ...

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Obits — June 7, 2019

Lakes-Dunson-Robertson Detra B. Crawl-Lindsey Detra B. Crawl-Lindsey was born April 3, 1969, in Pine Mountain, Georgia to the union of the late Joe Lee and Nettie Lou Gates Crawl; the youngest of twelve children. She professed Christ at an early age at Ebenezer Baptist Church under the leadership of Reverend Curtis Johnson. Detra graduated from Troup County High School in ...

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