Monthly Archives: March 2016

Man Wrecks Car During Test Drive, Strikes Another Car Trying To Leave


LaGrange Police have arrested a man for DUI after he allegedly wrecked a car during a test drive and later backed into another car with his own vehicle. Thursday afternoon about 4:30 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police responded to AmeriLube on New Franklin Road in reference to a private property automobile accident. Police arrived and made contact with the ...

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School Board Recognizes Students, Staff Members, And Board Members


Callaway Middle School’s FBLA Chapter students, under the direction of Adviser, Felecia Moore recently competed at the State Leadership Conference at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry. These three students represented Callaway Middle at the district level and advanced to the State Conference in the following categories: Josie Mulliniks represented in the Introduction to Business Communication category, Kaliyah Brown represented ...

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St. Patrick’s Day Takes Over Downtown


The traditions of St. Patrick’s Day are rooted in thousands of years of history. Meant to commemorate the death of Saint Patrick, Ireland’s foremost patron Saint, it is a time of great joy all around the world. In the early 17th century, it was officially made a Christian feast holiday and many restrictions on alcohol and food are lifted for ...

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Alleged Burglars Caught With Meth And Gun


Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a pair of suspected burglars on serious drug charges after receiving a tip that two were in possession of stolen property. Thursday night about 7:20 p.m., Troup County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were called to the 200 block of Oak Drive in reference to information about burglaries and stolen property. The 911 caller advised that ...

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Juvenile Accused Of Assassination Threat

Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators along with members of the United States Secret Service have taken a juvenile into custody for allegedly making threats on social media to kill a presidential candidate. Investigators say the juvenile was taken into custody Friday afternoon after he allegedly threatened on Facebook to kill Republican presidential front runner, Donald Trump. While this incident may just ...

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Monday March 21st


Police & Sheriff’s Reports The individuals listed have been cited/arrested/charged in Troup County. However, this is not an admission of guilt. All parties are considered innocent until proved guilty. • Wednesday night about 10:47 p.m., LaGrange Police were searching for wanted subject Jeffery Allen Longsworth, when officers received a tip that he was located at a residence in the 1300 ...

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Smoked Salmon, Fennel And Potato Hash


From Our Table To Yours Parents often tell their youngsters that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and rightfully so. A hearty breakfast can give adults and children the energy they need to make the most of their day. But just because breakfast is an important meal does not mean it can’t be delicious, too. Those who ...

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Troup Names Top Teacher

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Hollis Hand Elementary School Teacher, Jill Gay, was crowned Troup County Schools Teacher of the Year at a ceremony held at Del’Avant in LaGrange Wednesday afternoon. Gay was all smiles after being named the top teacher for 2016. Immediately after her name was announced as the winner, she was joined by friends and colleagues, who had been waiting in secret ...

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Albert Jackson Thanks School Board For Ethel W. Kight Memorial

Albert Jackson, Chairman of the Ethel W. Kight Memorial Committee, thanked the Troup County Board of Education for the new Ethel Kight Elementary School. In 2015, the memorial was complete and Jackson thanked them for all their support to making this a reality. He stated, ‘Thank you, Thank you, Thank you’. Jackson also gave Assistant Superintendent John Radcliffe a keepsake ...

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Monday March 21st – OBITS (6)

Mrs. Velma Gray Mrs. Velma Arrington Gray, age 82, of Hogansville, passed away Thursday, March 17, 2016, at Hospice LaGrange. Mrs. Gray was born April 13, 1933, in Bowdon, daughter of the late Amos and Arizona Bailey Arrington. She lived in Valley, AL before returning to make her home in Hogansville in 1998, was Baptist by faith, and retired from ...

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