Monthly Archives: September 2016

A Voice Gone Viral: #WeBelieveInTHS

Inspiration. Relationships. Success. These are the three new educational elements of focus that Troup High School presented to the Troup County Board Education on Thursday, September 15, that have revamped and inspired faculty and students. After attending this summer’s Model School Conference, Principal Dennis “Chip” Medders and his faculty returned to THS with a new vision for the 20162017 school ...

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Alliance Total Solutions Ribbon Cutting


There is always reason to rejoice when a new business venture finds its way to our community. This past Friday, September 16 saw just that as new organization open its doors here in LaGrange and Troup County, an organization that will help so many people find employment and bring new opportunities to the area. Alliance Total Solutions is a full ...

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Chance Sighting Leads To Eventful Reunion


Local Leatherneck Club head, retired Master Gunnery Sergeant Wayne Reason, advised he recently was able to reunite with his first commanding officer after spotting him on a broadcast of the Marine Corps birthday celebration. His former commanding officer, Retired Sergeant Major Al Meringolo was being honored at the celebration of his contributions during the Korean War. After spotting Meringolo, Reason ...

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Man Seriously Injured In West Lukken Accident

A local man was critically injured after running his vehicle off the road Saturday afternoon on West Lukken Industrial Drive in LaGrange. Police quickly responded to the accident with reports of injuries shortly after 1 p.m. Saturday afternoon where they found the victim had wrecked his blue Ford Mustang convertible in front of the Milliken Design Center. The 24-year-old driver ...

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Renasant Bank And King’s Chicken Feed Law Enforcement

The team from Renasant Bank, King's Chicken, and officers from LPD

Sometimes this world is a cruel beast. With so much horror and indignity on the news and in the streets, people begin to lose faith. This is especially true when you see how some treat our brave men and women in law enforcement. There are senseless killings and brutal attacks on these heroes day in and day and you start ...

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Bringing The Ages Together Takes Over E Depot Street

Smiling faces at the welcoming table

This community is one that does not divide. No, here we are all about unity and bringing people together. Many people and events have been dedicated to causes such as this for quite some time and in the spirit of unity, they have truly made LaGrange and Troup County a humbling place to live. For many years now, one such ...

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Alzheimer’s Walk Draws Big Crowd At Vernon Woods

The crowd performs warm up exersizes

One thing in our lives that we often take for granted is our memories. They inform us of who we were and lead us into who we become. This could be as simple as a handshake between friends or as moving as the hug and kiss of a mother. It is these moments that linger with us but for some, ...

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Four More Charged In Clown Hoax

Early last week, officers with the LaGrange Police Department began an investigation into threats made by several individuals via social media claiming they intended to commit violent crimes at three different schools in LaGrange. As a result of the threats, the schools went on lockdown as authorities investigated the veracity of the claims. According to police, the suspects indicated that ...

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Wednesday September 21st

Community Calendar • September 22nd: Fall is in the air, and we are being given a cool reminder that the Retired Troup Educators are ready to get started with their work for the 2016-2017 school year underway. We are looking forward to our first meeting, at Highland Country Club on September 22 at 11:30 a.m., to get us started. We ...

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