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5 hrs ago | LaGrange Daily News

Schools: Properly prepare students for CRCT

Georgia's CRCT tests are state-mandated achievement tests for students. The CRCT covers the content areas of reading, English/language arts, mathematics, science and social studies.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Education Etc.

14 hrs ago | LaGrange Daily News

Updated: Suspect in Friday homicide...

Langston turned himself in to Heard County officials for the murder of Starnes, Troup County Sheriff's Public Information Officer Stewart Smith, said.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

LaGrange Daily News

Updated: Website allegations lead to commissioners' sparring

Tuesday's Troup County Commission meeting erupted into a heated debate between Commissioner Tripp Foster and fellow commissioners and county management.

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Related Topix: Fire

Mon Apr 14, 2014

LaGrange Daily News

Man found shot dead on McCosh Mill ...

A man was found shot dead in the middle of McCosh Mill Road Friday night, according to a Troup County Sheriff's report.

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LaGrange Daily News

Fourth suspect wanted in connection to Thursday's manhunt

The Troup County Sheriff's Office have released the identity of the fourth suspect allegedly involved in Thursday's vehicle pursuit and manhunt.

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Related Topix: LaGrange, GA

Sun Apr 13, 2014

LaGrange Daily News

Alleged gunman at Waffle House identified

Officials with the Troup County Sheriff's Office have released the identity of the alleged gunman who barricaded himself inside the bathroom at Waffle House in the 4500 block of Hamilton Road.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

LaGrange convenience store raises controversy with sign featuring gay slur

A derogatory sign with a gay slur written in big red letters has been removed from the window of a LaGrange convenience store, but tempers are still high.

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LaGrange Daily News

Drug investigation l...

After a week-long drug investigation at the Valley Ridge Apartments in the 900 block of Mooty Bridge Road, the Troup County Sheriff's Office arrested three on drug charges on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Drugs, LaGrange, GA

Fri Apr 11, 2014

LaGrange Daily News

School System to host Garden Food Fair for h...

The Troup County Nutrition Department presents the A to Z Garden Food Fair on April 17 at 4:30 p.m. at the Berta Weathersbee Elementary School cafeteria.

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Related Topix: Life, Nutrition

LaGrange Daily News

Commissioners spar over allegations of cover ups, employee intimidation

Tuesday's Troup County Commission meeting erupted into heated debate between Commissioner Tripp Foster and fellow commissioners and county management after Foster aired allegations of problems in the fire and other county departments.

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Related Topix: Fire

LaGrange Daily News

Man found shot dead on McCosh Mill ...

A man was found shot dead in the middle of McCosh Mill Road Friday night, according to a Troup County Sheriff's report.

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LaGrange Daily News

Updated: 3 in custody following pursuit, manhunt

James Forrest McMillan of LaGrange is escorted in handcuffs by a deputy. He was apprehended on Sandtown Road and brought back to the scene for questio... A gold Lexus that law enforcement officials initially believed had a murder suspect inside sits abandoned off the side of Interstate 85. After an atte... An officer with a K-9 explores the scene ... (more)

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Related Topix: LaGrange, GA

Thu Apr 10, 2014

LaGrange Daily News

Manhunt under way for murder suspect

Officials with the Troup County Sheriff's Office and LaGrange Police Department are currently on the hunt for a murder suspect link to a Lanett murder.

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Related Topix: LaGrange, GA

Wed Apr 09, 2014

LaGrange Daily News

'A lot of what we seize helps offset our budget'

Law enforcement agencies depend on it. It saves the taxpayers money. Whether in the form of cash or property, cashing in on proceeds from crimes allows most agencies to adequately fund the needs in their departments.

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Related Topix: West Point, GA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

LaGrange Daily News

Drug investigation l...

After a week-long drug investigation at the Valley Ridge Apartments in the 900 block of Mooty Bridge Road, the Troup County Sheriff's Office arrested three on drug charges on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Drugs, LaGrange, GA

Tue Apr 08, 2014

LaGrange Daily News

Commissioners spar over allegations of cover ups, employee intimidation

Tuesday's Troup County Commission meeting erupted into heated debate between Commissioner Tripp Foster and fellow commissioners and county management after Foster aired allegations of problems in the fire and other county departments.

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Related Topix: Fire

LaGrange Daily News

Gunman barricaded in Waffle House captured

A gunman who had barricaded himself inside the rest room of the Waffle House in the 4500 block of Hamilton Road this morning has been captured.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

LaGrange Daily News

Flooding, no major accidents reported in morning heavy rains

A car hits deep water on Whitesville Street in this July 2013 file photo. Troup County was under a flood warning this morning with flooded streets rep... Heavy rains sweeping the region have caused some flooding in some areas locally, but no major accidents had been reported this morning.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Weather, Peachtree City, GA

Sun Apr 06, 2014

LaGrange Daily News

Pollen counts on the rise as trees, weeds bloom

For many people, spring is agony. With the warm weather comes blossoming flowers, budding trees and lots and lots of pollen.

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Related Topix: Weather, Medicine, Sneezing, Health, Allergy

LaGrange Daily News

Man arrested after home invasion

Investigators with the Troup County Sheriff's Office arrested a suspect in a home invasion and burglary of a residence on East Mount Zion Church Road.

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Related Topix: Luthersville, GA

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