As the rain came down Tuesday morning, so did the emotions as the LaGrange Fire Department and the wife of the late Deputy Chief Ray Stewart officially presented the Raymond L. Stewart Fire Training Center to the community.
LaGrange Mayor Jim Thornton presented state Rep Bob Trammell with a "Champion of Georgia's Cities" award at the mayor and council's work session.
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 exceptions for certain holidays.
The City of LaGrange honored residential sanitation supervisor Tim Yearta with a 30-year service award at its Mayor and Council meeting on Monday.
Two allocations for affordable housing development were passed at the LaGrange City Council meeting on Monday.
LaGrange Mayor Jim Thornton joined the the mayors of Atlanta, Augusta and Macon-Bibb County for a virtual town hall discussion on race, equity and inclusion hosted Georgia Public Broadcasting and the Georgia Municipal Association.
The LaGrange Police Department is hosting its free virtual record restriction event until September 30, allowing people with past criminal violations to have their arrest records sealed.
LaGrange Mayor Jim Thornton will join three other mayors and a state representative for..."Cities United: The Road to Equity and Inclusion," which is being hosted Georgia Public Broadcasting and the Georgia Municipal Association.
The LaGrange Police Department said in a press release earlier this month that they received 172 calls for service regarding dirt bike activity between April 1 and July 6, an average of about 2.5 calls per day.
On Tuesday night, the LaGrange City Council authorized Mayor Jim Thornton to execute an agreement to receive $100,000 through the CARES Act.