Monthly Archives: May 2016

Troup County School System Honors Retirees (Part 2)

LaGrange, Ga., May 23, 2016 – On Tuesday, May 17, 2016 the Troup County School System Retirement Reception was held in the Faith Baptist Church Family Life Center to honor those who have diligently given 100% (and often more) of themselves to help educate and improve the lives of children. These outstanding retirees have demonstrated their commitment and service to ...

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City Council Presents 30 Year Service Pin To Ronnie Cantrell


During the City Council meeting, the Mayor presented Ronnie Cantrell, Public Works Operations Manager with a 30 year service pin. Ronnie Cantrell began his career with the City of La-Grange in May of 1986 as Refuse Collector and currently holds the position as Public Works Operations Manager. Because he has worked his way up through the ranks in the Sanitation ...

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Local Agencies Host Safety Conference

Chief Deputy Jon Whitney

The morning of Wednesday, May 25 was a peaceful one at Pyne Road Park. When you pull up at crisp 9 in the morning, the water is so calm like the view of a painting. The grass blows in the wind and the park is settled, if only for a moment, before the day begins. This is the scene that ...

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Animals Removed From Another Home In Second Pet Hoarding Incident

While certainly not as bad as the incident from the week prior where more than 50 animals were removed from a home, Troup County Marshals once again had to reach out to the city for help in removing an excessive number of pets due to an animal cruelty and pet hoarding incident. Thursday afternoon, Deputy Marshalls contacted the La-Grange Animal ...

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Callaway High Graduation


Callaway High School celebrated its 20th commencement ceremony Thursday night to a packed and rowdy Callaway Stadium. The ceremony was opened by 2016 Class President Class President Cortney Jacquez Laye who welcomed the near capacity crowd as the cheered on the 169 graduates of the Class of 2016 receiving their diplomas for years of hard work at Callaway High. Commencement ...

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County Proposes 2016 Property Tax Increase

The Troup County Board of Commissioners announced its intention to increase the 2016 property taxes it will levy this year by 5.71 percentage over the rollback millage rate. Each year, the board of tax assessors is required to review the assessed value for property tax purposes of taxable property in the county. When the trend of prices on properties that ...

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Woman Accused Of Enticing Young Boy With Alcohol

Special Victims Unit Investigators with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office have arrested a LaGrange woman who is accused of getting a male child drunk and having intercourse with him. The suspect, April Denise Quarles, of LaGrange, was arrested after Sheriff’s Investigators received a complaint that she allegedly enticed a 13-year-old boy with alcohol and then had sexual relations with him. ...

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Monday May 30th


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. • Early Friday morning about 3:30 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 600 block of Snelson Street in reference to a Residential Burglary. Officers arrived and made contact with the complainant, ...

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Grilled Garlic Shrimp With A Fresh Heirloom Tomato Sauce

From Our Table To Yours Grilled Garlic Shrimp With A Fresh Heirloom Tomato Sauce Lighter fare is more popular when the weather warms up, as many people don’t want to feel weighed down by their diet. Fish is a popular summertime meal for many reasons, not the least of which is that fish tends to be light but still flavorful. ...

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