Monday, October 20
* Deputies Catch Man With Stolen Car In Burglary Investigation – Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a white Lanett man after he allegedly provided the ID of as black man as his own, during a burglary investigation.
* Police Seek Information On Murder Case – LaGrange Police Detective Lieutenant Dale Strickland and other officers with the police department held a press conference Friday afternoon at Benjamin Harvey Hill Homes on Whitesville Street to seek the public’s help in solving a recent murder at the housing complex.
* School Board Approves PILOT Agreement For Unknown Company – The Troup County Board of Education has approved a memorandum of understanding for a Payment In Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) agreement with an unknown industry coming to LaGrange.
* West Point Fire Department’s T-Shirt Fundraiser For Breast Cancer – The West Point Fire Department’s t-shirt fundraiser for Breast Cancer doubled over last year.
* City Council Hears First Reading Of New Tree And Landscaping Ordinance – The LaGrange City Council heard the first reading of two amended ordinances Tuesday regarding trees and landscaping on commercial property developments within the city limits.
* County Commission Set To Approve Truck Routes – The Troup County Board of Commissioners is set to give final approval tomorrow to the proposed designation of certain roads through the county as official truck routes.
* Troup County Retired Educators Meet – The Troup County Retired Educators will be holding an important and informative meeting on Thursday, October 23, 2014.
* DASH Groundbreaking For Housing Complex – Officials with the cities of West Point and LaGrange, Troup County and Dependable Affordable Sustainable Housing (DASH) held a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday at the corner of Pear and Hatchett Streets in West Point for a new housing complex.
* Benefit Dinner For Keith And Hailey Brown – Faith Baptist Church in LaGrange will be hosting a fundraiser for Keith and Hailey Brown on Friday, November 7, at 7 p.m. in the church gymnasium.
* Callaway Rocks Rockmart 51-14 For Homecoming Win – The Callaway Cavaliers picked up a big Homecomg win Friday night over the Rockmart Yellow Jackets at Callaway Stadium.
* Sandy Creek Tops Troup 31 – 21 -Troup High Head Football Coach Lynn Kendall knew the task would not be easy, facing an undefeated team currently ranked second in the state.
* Callaway High Crowns Homecoming King And Queen – Callaway High School crowned its 2014 Homecoming King and Queen Friday night during half-time ceremonies in the Callaway – Rockmart football game at Callaway Stadium.
* Please check out the full stories in the 10-20-2014 issue