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Hunter Riggall, Author at LaGrange Daily News

News

2BigFeet.com donates 300 masks to TCSS teachers

Last week, Tracy Eley posted in a Facebook group offering free cloth masks to Troup County School System teachers. She and her husband, Brandon Eley, ... Read more

by Hunter Riggall, Thursday, August 13, 2020 1:30 pm

News

LaGrange considers fireworks restrictions under ordinance

The LaGrange City Council is considering an amendment to its noise ordinance to prohibit the shooting of fireworks between 9 p.m. and 2 p.m., with ... Read more

by Hunter Riggall, Thursday, August 13, 2020 8:30 am

News

City Council reduces DASH cuts, approves HUD grant application

Two allocations for affordable housing development were passed at the LaGrange City Council meeting on Monday. Read more

by Hunter Riggall, Tuesday, August 11, 2020 10:11 pm

News

LaGrange employee honored for three decades on staff

The City of LaGrange honored residential sanitation supervisor Tim Yearta with a 30-year service award at its Mayor and Council meeting on Monday. Read more

by Hunter Riggall, Tuesday, August 11, 2020 10:08 pm

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Leonard defeats Lovejoy in state court judge race

West Point Municipal Court Judge Wesley Leonard won the runoff election for Troup County State Court Judge Tuesday night, defeating Troup County Assistant Solicitor Kyle ... Read more

by Hunter Riggall, Tuesday, August 11, 2020 9:49 pm

News

Lifting LaGrange 5K-plus raises money for families in need

Healing Hearts, a newly-formed organization, hosted a 5K-plus on Saturday to raise money for a few local families in need.  Event Organizer Satomi Morgan said ... Read more

by Hunter Riggall, Monday, August 10, 2020 6:27 pm

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Sweetland Amphitheatre cancels 2020 concert year

LaGrange’s Sweetland Ampitheatre announced the cancellation of its 2020 concerts Saturday due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

by Hunter Riggall, Saturday, August 8, 2020 4:42 pm

Government / Politics

Jim Thornton joins Georgia mayors for panel on race, equity and inclusion

LaGrange Mayor Jim Thornton joined the mayors of Atlanta, Augusta and Macon-Bibb County for a virtual town hall discussion on race, equity and inclusion on ... Read more

by Hunter Riggall, Saturday, August 8, 2020 10:00 am

Crime

LaGrange animal shelter receives 10 dogs after father and son charged with animal cruelty

The LaGrange Animal Shelter has 10 new dogs available for adoption after Troup County Marshals charged a father and son with animal cruelty and confiscated ... Read more

by Hunter Riggall, Friday, August 7, 2020 5:04 pm

Community

Postponed fireworks show will take place Saturday at Pyne Road Park

Troup County Parks and Recreation will host its annual Fireworks Show and Celebration Saturday at Pyne Road Park. The show, originally scheduled for the Fourth ... Read more

by Hunter Riggall, Friday, August 7, 2020 11:30 am

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