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2 hrs ago | LaGrange Daily News

Board signs off on school transfer to city

The Troup County Board of Education on Thursday approved the transfer of the former Cannon Street Elementary School building to the city of LaGrange.

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Related Topix: LaGrange, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

6 hrs ago | The Heard Citizen

Weekly Arrest Reports

Franklin Police Chief, Kevin Hannah, has issued the following list of individuals arrested in the city of Franklin and their various charges: Kelly Jo Whitman, 43, Holiday Road, Franklin, GA 30217, arrested on 08/15/2014, charged with Driving on Suspended License and Driving While Unlicensed.

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10 hrs ago | LaGrange Daily News

Race relations addressed at downtown vigil

LaGrange Mayor Jim Thornton addresses a crowd on Lafayette Square Thursday at a vigil commemorating the death of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager shot by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, on Aug. 9. LaGrange Mayor Jim Thornton addresses a crowd on Lafayette Square Thursday at a vigil commemorating the death of Michael Brown, an ... (more)

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14 hrs ago | LaGrange Daily News

In our community: Aug. 22, 2014

Churches: True Life Christian Ministries, 500 S. Lee St., hosts youth night from 7 to 9 p.m. Sylvia Cameron, 706-402-6670 Events: Market on Main farmer's market for locally grown produce is 8 to 10 a.m in the parking lot next to Carmike Cinema, at the corner of Main and East Depot streets.

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Related Topix: Student Society, Sororities, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Theta Xi Omega, Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, LaGrange, GA

19 hrs ago | LaGrange Daily News

Harris County man arrested for loca...

The Troup County Sheriffs Office announced Tuesday investigators made a key arrest in a burglary from a home in southern Troup County.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

LaGrange Daily News

Train collides with truck, partially derails

The vehicle, described as a large flatbed truck, became stuck on the railroad tracks at a crossing north of Hogansville near the American Legion post.

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LaGrange Daily News

In our community: Aug. 21, 2014

West Georgia Technical College hosts an open house from 4 to 6 p.m. on the main campus off Orchard Hill Road with a meet and welcome of new President Steve G. Daniel, update on the thINC College and Career Academy, refreshments and student-led tours.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

LaGrange Daily News

Fundraisers

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Theta Xi Omega chapter hosts a couples cook-off to raise fund for community service projects and annual scholarships.

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Related Topix: Student Society, Sororities, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Theta Xi Omega, LaGrange, GA, Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream

LaGrange Daily News

Checkpoint leads to drug arrest

A police traffic safety checkpoint on Ragland Street on Tuesday afternoon netted a LaGrange man who was charged with felony possession of prescription drugs outside their original container.

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LaGrange Daily News

DASH opens apartment units in Hogansville

Officials gather Tuesday for a ribbon cutting ceremony at DASH's Stony Ridge Apartments in Hogansville.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

LaGrange Daily News

School board to transfer Cannon Street to city

The Troup County Board of Education may transfer the former Cannon Street Elementary School building to the city of LaGrange.

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LaGrange Daily News

LPD speaks out on high speed chase

On Aug. 13, Cordarius Cortez Bailey led LaGrange Police Officers on a high speed chase through the residential neighborhoods before crashing his car LaGrange Police officers take into account the time of day, the day of the week, school hours, and weather conditions among other things before pursuing a vehicle at a high rate of speed.

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LaGrange Daily News

Hogansville gives donation to Boys and Girls Club

The city of Hogansville presented a $15,000 check to the Boys and Girls Club of West Georgia at the Monday night council meeting.

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CBS Atlanta

Trust donates land along Chattahoochee River

More public land is being added along the Chattahoochee River in west Georgia, with the aim of providing more access to the waterway that forms the Georgia-Alabama border.

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Related Topix: West Point, GA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

LaGrange Daily News

New scam tells people to pay to avoid arrest

A new scam is targeting unsuspecting residents with the scammers telling victims there's a warrant out for their arrest through the Troup County Sheriff's Office.

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LaGrange Daily News

Public safety

According to police, they met the victim, Quydarius Weldon at the West Georgia Health emergency room.

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LaGrange Daily News

Gangs of LaGrange, Troup County

Sgt. Mark Cavender, left, and Investigator Ray Ham lead the Special Investigation Unit within the LaGrange Police Department.

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The Heard Citizen

Miss Joshalyn Kendal Baxter

Josh was born December 13, 2007, in Mobile, Alabama and had lived in Hogansville for the past two years.

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Related Topix: Hogansville, GA, Heard County, GA, Washington County, GA, Sandersville, GA

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Recruiting: Receiver Stanley commits to Georgia

Two weeks from the start of this season, the Georgia football team got another highly-regarded commitment for the 2015 season.

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LaGrange Daily News

Vote for your favorite charity on My Own LaGrange website

Residents in LaGrange and Troup County will have a chance to select a local charity that will receive $2,500 in free advertising through a program sponsored by Civitas Media LLC, owners of the LaGrange Daily News.

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