Monthly Archives: July 2016

West Point Expected To Roll Back Millage Rate

During their July 26 Work City Council Work Session, the City of West Point discussed plans to roll back the millage rate for 2016 from 9.348 mills to 9.303 mills, due to an increase in the city’s tax digest. Because of increase property value assessments, the city would have seen an increase in overall tax revenues of $6,789. If the ...

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Hair Cutz For Kids At William Griggs

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On Sunday, August 14, Hair Cutz for Kids will hold their 9th Annual event from 1 to 5 pm at the Williams Griggs Center, located at 7161 Glenn Robertson Street. They help give kids the opportunity to receive new haircuts and for the ladies, you can get your nails fixed. The sponsors are looking for help on funding this event. ...

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Backpacks 4 Kids Nearing End And Celebration

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The hot rays of summer are beating down on all of us here in Troup County, a summer that has been filled with some incredible fun times for the kids in the community. There have been camps, water park trips, vacations, and an all around great time this summer season before all of our kids prepare to return to school ...

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Motorist Strikes Man Riding Bike

LaGrange Police are investigating an incident where a woman struck a man riding a bike across Turner Street. Late Monday night, officers with the LaGrange Police responded to Turner Street in reference to a traffic accident with serious injuries. Over the course of the investigation, officers learned that a male victim was riding his bicycle out of the Tall Pines ...

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Candlelight Vigil To Be Held For Quentin Williams

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Recently here in our community, we were dealt with a terrible, frightening, and heartbreaking loss. On the afternoon of Sunday, July 24 around 7 PM, police officers responded to reports of a shooting on the street. Officers rushed to the scene where they found 25 year old Quentin Williams on the sidewalk with multiple gunshot wounds. Paramedics attempted to revive ...

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City Council Members Honored By Veterans

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On the afternoon of Tuesday, July 26, the Mayor and City Council of LaGrange held another regularly scheduled meeting to discuss and endorse various pieces of all throughout the City. There are always many different pieces of business to dissect by the council and this meeting was an interesting one. After the Pledge of Allegiance and an invocation on contentment ...

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Friday July 29th

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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. • Saturday afternoon about 12:05 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to LaFayette Parkway near Cotton Drive in reference to a Hit & Run collision with reports of injuries. Officers arrived and made ...

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Friday July 29th

Community Calendar • Help Support Our Teachers with the Stuff the Bus at KIA of LaGrange, 1217 Lafayette Parkway, LaGrange. As students in Troup County return to school in August, there are many who will find it difficult to have all the necessary supplies. KIA of LaGrange would like to be able to help support the local teachers and students ...

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Friday July 29th – OBITS (7)

Janett Gladney Lowe Mrs. Janett Gladney Lowe, age 85,  of Forest Park,  passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at Pine Pointe Hospice in Macon. Mrs. Lowe was born January 3, 1931, in Heard County, daughter of the late Henry Herman Gladney and Kate Shirey Gladney. A graduate of Hogansville High School, she lived in the Atlanta area most of her ...

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