Monthly Archives: October 2016

Wednesday October 12th – OBITS (7)

Jean Johnson Mrs. Jean Turner Johnson, age 72, of Moreland, passed away, Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at her home. Born June 21, 1944 in Haralson, Mrs. Johnson was the daughter of the late Howard and Ruby Howard Turner. She was a lifelong resident of Coweta County and retired from the Coweta County School System after 28 years as secretary at ...

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Advertising Made Easy Squeaks Past The Tornadoes, 12-10


What looked like an easy win, actually wasn’t. The high octane girls from Advertising Made Easy got out to a 9-0 lead on Thursday night and then had to hang on for their softball lives at Shuford Park. Advertising Made Easy was pressured, pushed and startled before wrapping up a 1210 Recreation League win over the “never say die” Tornadoes. ...

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Braves Optimism, Baseball Revival Was Triggered By Kemp Trade

It has only been three months since they went out on the proverbial limb. The Atlanta Braves made a franchise-changing trade on July 30 when they shipped Hector Olivera to the San Diego Padres for Matt Kemp and a wad of cash. The Braves have never regretted that move for one day, one game or one golden future. Atlanta hit ...

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‘Canes Storm Past LaGrange, Troup Is Next For 2-5 Grangers

They are what they said they were. The Cartersville Hurricanes are the best high school football team in Class AAAA inGeorgia.The‘Canesshowed LaGrange High the how and the why. Cartersville swamped the Grangers, 52-7 on Friday night on the Hurricanes home turf. That was Cartersville’s seventh straight win this year. The Hurricanes are 7-0 overall and 3-0 in Region 5AAAA. Coach ...

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Callaway Wins Another Road Game; Cavaliers Punish Lamar, 38-7


Coach Pete Wiggins and the Callaway Cavaliers are willing to play anybody at any time and in any stadium. Callaway High is just as physically imposing on the road as it is at home. The Cavaliers just want to play. They want to win, and they want to keep their record sparkling clean. Wiggins and the Hogansville boys did that ...

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United Way Women’s Leadership Council Funds Grant For Troup County School System And Success By Six Community Collaboration

LaGrange, Ga., October 5, 2016 – Developing lifelong readers starts early. The United Way Women’s Leadership Council understands this, which is why the organization recently approved a grant for Troup County School System (TCSS) to purchase early learning books for the Pediatric Community Collaborative program. This outreach targets local pediatricians because they see children for immunizations before children even start ...

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Troup County Farm Bureau Honored For Its Membership Efforts


MACON, Ga. – Troup County Farm Bureau was recently recognized during the Georgia Farm Bureau 5th District Annual Meeting for its outstanding member programs. Harrell Landreth is the TCFB President. TCFB was recognized with the 2016 Georgia Farm Bureau Membership Award, given to county Farm Bureaus that increased their membership over the previous year. TCFB will also be recognized at ...

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County Commissioners Narrow Search On Pay Study Bids


This past Tuesday morning, October 4, the County Commissioners for Troup County held a rather short meeting to discuss the current business occurring in the County. There were only four items on the agenda for the day and the County made short work of them, executing what they needed with precision and poise. After the prayer and the pledge, the ...

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