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COMMUNITY CALENDAR •December 15, 2018 Come Dance with Us! Christmas Dinner Dance The Active Life Center 140 Ragland St. LaGrange, GA December 15, 7:00 – 10:00 PM Admission: $10.00 Featuring: Roger Hammett, Jimmy Smith, & “New River Band”. Aduls of all ages. Bring a side/dessert. Door Prizes. Free Christmas Pictures. •Every Monday: Al-Anon-7:00 p.m. at Dallas-Dodd Presbyterian Church, 1244 Wares ...

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Practical Fire Safety Tips for the Holidays

Keep the appropriate fire safety tips handy while preparing for the holiday season this year. Agent Dave Christie of State Farm Insurance Agency and Georgia Arson Control (GAC) urge the citizens of Troup County to keep safety in mind when decorating their homes for the holidays. According to Christie, “The holiday season can be filled with family, friends, and good ...

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Dozens Participate in City of LaGrange Zoning Public Meeting, Public Encouraged to Participate


Dozens of engaged citizens attended the City of LaGrange public meeting Thursday, December 6th to learn about the Unified Development Ordinance that the City is drafting to create a user-friendly set of development regulations that promote quality growth. A Unified Development Ordinance is a document that combines traditional zoning and subdivision regulations, along with other desired city regulations, such as ...

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LaGrange Police Officers Lead Policing Classes in Officer Safety in Republic of Georgia


LaGrange Police Lt. Eric Lohr and Senior Officer Jim Davison recently led a class in officer safety for single officer patrol units for the International Narcotics Law Enforcement Department for the State Department in Tbilisi, Georgia. Lohr and Davison both traveled to the Republic of Georgia recently to lead the class of about twenty law enforcement officers. They covered a ...

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Saddle Up and Have Some Fun


Troup County Saddle Club has been around for decades headed by local horsemen. The club focuses on trail rides, obstacles, clinics, and helping those in need. This year, the club collected for Toys for Tots and donated $250.00. Theyhavea monthly meeting the first Monday of every month at 7:00pm. At these meetings, they have speakers on horse-related topics, and they ...

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Burning Truck Determined Stolen

LaGrange Police are currently investigating a case where a broken-down truck appeared to have been stolen and resold. The owner didn’t seem to be too interested in getting it back though, and only found out about it when the truck caught fire and was reported to police. Friday evening about 6:25 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Walmart on New ...

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Police Investigating Jewelry Theft

LaGrange Police are investigating an incident where a well-dressed elderly man reportedly stole jewelry from a local shop simply by walking out when employees walked away. Friday afternoon about 1:38 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to Kay Jewelers at the LaGrange Mall on LaFayette Parkway in reference to reports of a robbery by snatch that had just ...

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Busby Holds the Key to Tiger Wrestling Program


Coach Craig Garner has turned over the blue print to Troup High success on the wrestling mat. Following in Garner’s footprints is new wrestling coach Tripp Busby. He’s in charge of Tiger wrestling now. Busby holds the key, and he does take the responsibility seriously. “We have a tradition here. Troup has won nine state [wrestling] titles. We want to ...

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Man Charged for Gun Incident

LaGrange Police have filed several charges against a local man after he allegedly got drunk and fired a gun in a house, narrowly missing a baby playing in another room. Late Saturday night about 11:44 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 200 block of Wright Street in reference to an unwanted person who had possibly discharged ...

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