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LaGrange Police investigating deadly shooting outside of CVS

LAGRANGE, Ga. (WRBL) – A murder investigation is underway in LaGrange following a deadly shooting late Friday night. Police say on July 23, 2021 at 11:07 p.m., Breylan Sellers was found laying on the ground at the CVS located at 1597 Hogansville Road. He had been shot several times. Sellers...
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LaGrange police investigating fatal shooting, suspects arrested

LAGRANGE, Ga. (WTVM) - The LaGrange Police Department has made two arrests in connection to a fatal Friday night shooting. Shortly after 11 p.m., police responded to the CVS on Hogansville Road in reference to a person shot. When officers arrived, they found Breylan Sellers laying on the ground, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.
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LaGrange Police investigating deadly shooting outside of CVS

LAGRANGE, Ga. (WRBL) – A murder investigation is underway in LaGrange following a deadly shooting late Friday night. Police say on July 23, 2021 at 11:07 p.m., Breylan Sellers was found laying on the ground at the CVS located at 1597 Hogansville Road. He had been shot several times. Sellers...
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UPDATED: Man shot, killed at CVS on Hogansville Road

UPDATE: Around 5 a.m. Saturday, the LPDepartment arrested Marquavious Kelley of Greenville as part of this ongoing investigation. Kelley was charged with murder, aggravated assault and armed robbery. Kelley has been transported to the Troup County Jail. A man was shot and killed at CVS on Hogansville Road Saturday, according...
Troup County, GAAlbany Herald

Governor launches effort to boost state’s electric mobility industry

ATLANTA — Kia Motors America, which operates an assembly plant in Troup County producing 340,000 vehicles a year, recently dropped “Motors” from its name and is now known simply as “Kia America.”. The reason? The Korean automaker’s $25 billion plan to transition to electric vehicles soon will make “motors” obsolete.
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Kemp launches effort to boost Georgia’s electric mobility industry

ATLANTA — Kia Motors America, which operates an assembly plant in Troup County producing 340,000 vehicles a year, recently dropped “Motors” from its name and is now known simply as “Kia America.”. The reason? The Korean automaker’s $25 billion plan to transition to electric vehicles soon will make “motors” obsolete.
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Troup County Sheriff’s Office concludes youth summer day camp

Friday was the last day of this year’s Sheriff’s Academy for Youth, a summer day camp program provided by Sheriff James Woodruff in conjunction with the Troup County Parks and Recreation Department. The camp takes place every year for two weeks, each week being tailored to a different age group.
Troup County, GAValley Times-News

Ross buys TV station as BeeTV expands

As a young college student, April Ross interned at the channel 33, WJCN television station licensed to LaGrange. Now, the 49-year-old journalist and founder of Facebook media outlet BeeTV owns the station and is set to add her own touch to it very soon. Ross bought the 24-hour Spectrum station...
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Troup County Sheriff’s Office makes burglary arrest

TROUP COUNTY, Ga. (WRBL) – The Troup County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a suspect in connection to a burglary at local business. According to authorities, in the early morning hours of July 21, 2021, a burglar busted out a window at the Ribitz store, located at 5618 West Point Road.
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Furniture sale to aid library renovation

The LaGrange Memorial Library has been selling a variety of items at its 115 Alford Street location Thursday and Friday, the funds of which will be used to help the library in not only its programs but also in its upcoming construction project. “Everything we sale is going toward the...
Troup County, GALaGrange Daily News

19-year-old allegedly breaks into two stores to steal beer

A 19-year-old has been arrested after allegedly breaking into two stores to steal beer on Wednesday, according to a press release from the Troup County Sheriff’s Office. Cameron Tyler Johnson, 19, was charged with two counts of burglary forced entry, expired tag, DUI, failure to maintain lane, and failure to maintain minimum insurance. Johnson allegedly broke into both the West Point Trading Company, located at 3400 West Point Road, and Ribitz, located at 5618 West Point Road.
Atlanta, GALaGrange Daily News

Smoke may be seen over county

If the sky looks a bit hazy first thing Saturday morning, it most likely isn’t fog. Smoke from ongoing wildfires in Washington, Oregon and Northern California have drifted over the east coast, causing smoke haze to appear in the sky as it travels further west. Matt Sena, a meteorologist with...
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“Jungle Jama” gives away backpacks

Some children in the Troup County School System will soon receive free backpacks thanks to a generous donation of over 60 of them delivered by realtor Tammy Soulakos, who works for Keller Williams Realty in Coweta County. TCSS parent and family engagement coordinator Nicole Kennedy (also known as “Jungle Jama” from The Jungle Bus) will provide the backpacks to students and families in need.
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TCSS elementary students enjoy Dreamers summer camp

Students in grades kindergarten through sixth are enjoying the Dreamers Camp hosted by Troup County School System, according to a TCSS press release. Students in the program engage in reading, math, and art to prevent the summer slide. “After the shutdown from the pandemic and many of our students participating...
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Troup County recognized as StormReady

At the Troup County Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, Michael Strickland, director of Troup County Emergency Management Agency, said Troup County had been re-recognized as StormReady by the National Weather Service. This recognition will last until April 30, 2025. “This is a voluntary designation that a lot of counties...