Monthly Archives: January 2016

Wednesday January 27th – OBITS (4)

    Mrs. Evelyn Haines Mrs. Evelyn DeLoach Haines, age 84, of Hogansville, passed away Saturday, January 23, 2016, at her home. Mrs. Haines was born February 8, 1931, in Lone Oak, daughter of the late Ocie Lee DeLoach and Ida Whitehurst DeLoach. She returned to make her home in Hogansville in 2014 after living in Jonesboro for 31 years, ...

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Deputies Investigating String Of Burglaries

Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators are currently investigating a string of residential burglaries, which occurred in rural areas of Southern Troup County. The majority of these crimes have occurred in the area of Chipley, but Sheriff’s Investigators say they have cropped up in Troup, Meriwether, and Harris County and have spread north into La-Grange. Deputies say most of the burglaries are ...

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Sheriff’s Investigators Arrest Two In Separate Theft Investigations

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Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators have arrested a pair of subjects on various felony charges while in conducting separate theft investigations. During the first incident, Sheriff’s Investigators made contact with Christopher Michael Bible, of Troup County, over the course of a theft investigation. While investigating the incident, Bible was found to be in possession of a firearm. Due to his convicted ...

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THINC Awarded A $10,000 Grant From Verizon

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THINC Academy here in LaGrange is a very special place. Walking through that front door is akin to walking into an amazing place like Google. All of the rooms are equipped with the state of the art equipment and robotics, all exceptionally cutting edge. However, the biggest asset to THINC is most definitely is the human element, all of their ...

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New Principal Approved For LaGrange High School

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New Principal Approved For LaGrange High School During Tuesday night’s Troup County School Board Caucus meeting, the Troup County School Board Members selected Ted Alford to serve as Chair and Reverend Allen Simpson to serve as Vice Chair for the School Board. The Callaway High School AFJROTC presented the colors and Ethel W. Kight Elementary School Drama Club presented the ...

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School Board Members Recognize Employees For 10 Years Of Service

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On the night of Thursday, January 21, Troup County School systems gathered together for a board meeting and recognized staff members. This was a special as they celebrated and recognized employees who had completed 10 years of service with the school system. These are the teachers that reach out daily to their students and mentor them to the absolute best ...

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Prescribed Burning Of Timberlands Underway At West Point Project

Prescribed Burning Of Timberlands Underway At West Point Project

MOBILE, Ala. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mobile District at West Point Project announced that prescribed burning of selected timber stands around West Point Lake is underway. Each winter, USACE works with Forestry Commissions in both Alabama and Georgia using controlled burning to improve wildlife habitat on the public property surrounding the lake. A total of 2,200 plus ...

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Police Say Threat At High School Unfounded

Investigators with the LaGrange Police Department and administrators at Troup High School spent the majority of Friday morning investigating a threat at the school that turned out to be unfounded. Lt. Dale Strickland of the LaGrange Police Department advises the incident was really a rumor that got out of hand once it jumped to social media. Police first began investigating ...

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