Monthly Archives: August 2016

Callaway Faces Traditional Alabama Prep Power Handley On The Road

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It’s going to be state versus state and the Cavaliers against the Tigers tonight in Roanoke, Ala. The No. 6-ranked Handley Tigers will meet the No. 8- ranked Callaway Cavaliers at 8 p.m. (eastern standard time) in a prep football tug-of- war. Both teams will bring a lot to the field, including prime time athletes. “Handley is one of the ...

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LaGrange Whips Lady Tigers, Sutton Swats 2-Run Homer

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On a picture perfect day for softball, LaGrange High School hit another growth spurt. The Lady Grangers hit some fastballs and some riseballs, too. Struggling LaGrange High stunned the normally high flying Lady Tigers, 8-2 in a Region 5AAAA game at Granger Park on Tuesday afternoon. It was a softball shocker in the sun. “We came out strong. We got ...

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LaGrange High Freshman ‘Commit To Graduate’

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LaGrange, Ga., August 22, 2016 – As 383 freshman gathered in the LaGrange High School auditorium on Monday, August 15, they knew they were there to make a promise to each other and the administration of the school – that they were committed to graduate. Principal Alton White welcomed them to the ‘Commit to Graduate’ program before five seniors took ...

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Library To Host Open House During First Week

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Students returning for First Week activities will find something new on the schedule – an open house at Frank and Laura Lewis Library on Aug. 28 and 29. The inaugural event will feature prizes, giveaways, snacks and drinks, according to Lindsey Lowry, Access Services Librarian. It is designed to introduce students to services offered at the library. “We want them ...

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Bad Brake Light Leads To Several Felony Charges

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LaGrange Police have arrested a man on felony drug and weapons charges after he was caught driving unlicensed with a malfunctioning tail light. Tuesday night about 8 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police were in the area of Hamilton Road near Wright Street, when they observed a blue Buick Regal with a brake light out. The vehicle then turned onto ...

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Troup DFCS Invites Partners To Lunch On The Square

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The Troup County Division of Family and Children Services invited each of the local agencies that they work with out to Lafayette Square in LaGrange for a quick lunch gathering to thank them for their help in keeping families and children safe in Troup County. Troup DFCS Director Shay Thornton and some of her fellow caseworkers personally called out and ...

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Pair Arrested For Entering Auto Thefts

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Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators have located and arrested the man and woman suspected of multiple Entering Auto Thefts throughout Troup County. Shortly after the suspect’s names were released to the media as being wanted, the female, Taren Hope Fomby, of LaGrange, turned herself in at the Troup County Sheriff’s Office. The male suspect, Dylan Anthony Dutton, of LaGrange, was located ...

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LaGrange Police Investigating Attempted Arson

Police are investigating what appears to be an incident of Attempted Arson after a homeowner found smoldering remains on her back porch. Tuesday night about 7:53 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded to the 1200 block of Juniper Street in reference to an attempted Arson. Police arrived and spoke to the adult female victim, who advised that earlier ...

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City Pledges To Help With Homeless Coalition

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The night of Tuesday, August 23 was a very busy night for the City of LaGrange with all of its ongoing pieces of business and proved to be a very fruitful night for helping bring about positive change to the entire city. There are several positive changes that are making their way to the community, including the Great Wolf Lodge ...

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LaGrange Witnesses A Historical Moment: From Mansour’s To Marriott

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It was a historical moment the kind of moment that this community had been anticipating for more than a decade. It was an event that called together the Mayor and the City Council, the Callaway Foundation along with local businesses, supportive patrons and surrounding community members to join as one and witness the very instant that Mansour’s would become Marriott. ...

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