Monthly Archives: August 2016

Troup Is Getting Offensive With Crowe, Russell, Hudson

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Let it be known from here on out, Troup has some pigskin passion. The Tigers have some athletes. They have some firepower, and Troup High School does know how to put some points on the board. The Tigers (1-1) don’t have the perfect offense, but Troup has scored 52 points in its first two games of the season. That generally ...

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Influx Of New Swimmers Are Revitalizing Junior Sharks

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America’s showcase performance in the Summer Olympic Games has had a positive influence on some athletes in LaGrange. During just the past week 10 new swimmers have joined the Troup County Sharks, and more seem to be on the way. Some future Olympic champions are waiting in line to get a crack at a roster spot on the Sharks junior ...

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Hard Work = Friday Night Success For Vastly Improved Tigers

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Talking about winning is one thing, but doing it is a totally different ball game. Since late last season and continuing into 2016, Troup High School has won two of its last three football games. That is significant for the Tigers, who are trying to re-float their ship in Region 5-AAAA. As of late, Troup is keeping its head above ...

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THINCing Beyond The Typical Classroom


LAGRANGE, GA – August 25, 2016 – School’s back in session. And for some Troup County students that means embracing a different approach to learning, in a different type of environment. At THINC College & Career Academy, the hands-on, interactive and collaborative approach to education demands an overall space and furnishings that are able to “go with the flow.” The ...

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Seth Harden & Others Take Sweetland For Charity Drive


There are many great causes and events happening here in the LaGrange and Troup County community. School supply drives, events honoring law enforcement, and many other things of this nature are happening all around us and our community has stepped up in big ways to help spread love, support, and encouragement. One such event happened this past Saturday night, August ...

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Couple Uses Burglary To Redecorate


Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a man and woman after discovering that they had decorated their home with numerous items allegedly stolen from their neighbors. Around August 22, Investigators with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office began investigating an extensive Burglary on Wares Cross Road where the suspects stole numerous items, nearly cleaning the home out while the homeowners were ...

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Tonic, Drivin’ N’ Cryin’ To ‘Rock The Hill’ At Homecoming

Tonic, Drivin’ N’ Cryin’ to ‘Rock the Hill’ at Homecoming

Best-selling rock band Tonic, with special guest Drivin’ N’ Cryin’, will headline this year’s Homecoming concert Oct. 21 at Sweetland Amphitheatre. Highlighting this year’s Homecoming theme of “Rock the Hill,” the show will be part of Panther Palooza VI activities, said Martha Pirkle, Director of Alumni and Community Relations. “The Cochran Gallery on the Square downtown will be hosting an ...

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Kimi’s Krew All Sails In

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Most people have a hard time facing circumstances they can’t fix. Solving problems is an inherently human characteristic that insinuates a steady control over reality and unfortunately, no one can fix cancer. No one can crack the underlying codes of “How?” or “Why?” cancer exists. This is when boiling anger, crippling fear, and overwhelming stress tend to overtake the patient ...

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Charges Upgraded To Murder In Heinous Attack


Meriwether County Sheriff ’s Deputies have filed Murder charges against the four suspects accused of beating and setting an elderly female on fire during an early August home invasion robbery. The victim, Dorothy Dow, of Grantville, was severely beaten and burned in the August 4 and later succumbed to injuries sustained during the heinous attack. Dow passed away Saturday afternoon ...

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