Monthly Archives: November 2016

Wednesday November 9th – OBITS (8)

Betty Gunnin Mrs. Betty Lowe Gunnin, age 85, of Greenville, passed away Thursday, November 3, 2016, at her home. Mrs. Gunnin was born January 20, 1931, in Cherokee County, daughter of the late Sylvester and Maryann Thompson Lowe. A resident of Meriwether County for 44 years, she retired from Eckerd Distribution Center in Newnan after more than 20 years of ...

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Dodd Is A College Legend At Two Schools: Tech, Tennessee

He’s a hard man to ignore. The football exploits of Bobby Dodd came at not one, but two schools in the Deep South. Long before Dodd walked the sidelines as the head coach at Georgia Tech from 1945-66, the man created a stir as an All-American tailback, quarterback and punter on “Rocky Top.” Dodd was Tennessee orange through and through. ...

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Callaway Mashes Jordan, 42-12; Sanders Catches Two TD Passes


 Two teams could not have been more different than Callaway High School and Columbus Jordan. Callaway began Friday night’s game with a 9-0 record. The Jordan Red Jackets hit the city limits with a record of 0-9. Jordan and Callaway met in the regular season finale for both teams. The football game looked like a blowout. It smelled like a ...

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Cougars Stun Harvester Christian, Troup Falls In Region Title Game

It’s nice this time of the year in Douglasville, especially when you win a state playoff game. The visiting Cougars from Lafayette Christian School went on the road and beat Harvester Christian, 36-22 in the first round of the state football playoffs in Douglasville on Friday night. There could not have been a happier coach in the Georgia Independent Christian ...

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New Location Calls For Ribbon Cutting At True North Investments, LLC


Providing guidance for those pursuing financial goals and working through the complexities of preparing for retirement, True North Investments, LLC (TNI) now continues serving the community at their new location on 405 Ridley Avenue. Members of the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce, along with TNI’s supportive staff, family, and loved ones, gathered together to cut the green and gold ribbon, ...

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United Way’s Success By 6 Welcomes November


United Way’s Success by 6 is a nation-wide program that sponsors a variety of school-readiness activities throughout the year for three and four-year-olds preparing to enter preschool. Not only do the children learn their colors, numbers, shapes, etc., but they also learn to develop social and emotional skills. Their ability to obey instructions and play well with others is just ...

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Reward For Griggs Center Shooting


The Troup County Crime Stoppers have issued a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect accused of the October 22 shooting at the Griggs Recreation Center on Glenn Robertson Street. Police have identified, Justin Marquez Dallas, as the suspected shooter, but so far they have been unsuccessful in locating him. Officers say the original incident occurred ...

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Lafayette Christian School Officially Opens New Sports Complex


Here in LaGrange and Troup County, there are many organizations, people, and places that are synonymous with excellence and high standards. That is especially true of our schools. Our schools produce some incredibly gifted students and have some of the best people on staff that you could ever hope to work with. One of those schools, Lafayette Christian School, has ...

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