Monthly Archives: December 2016

Commissioners Vote On No Parking Zones

On Friday, December 2, the popular item on the agenda for the Troup County’s Board of Commissioners was a discussion regarding a recommended text amendment to the Troup County Code of Ordinances, Chapter 74 – Traffic, Section 74-3 – No Parking Zones. Tractor trailers and logging trucks present a road safety hazard for those who travel the southern end of ...

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First Toys 4 Tots Weekend Labeled A Generous Success

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This past weekend, December 3-4, the Georgia State Patrol (GSP) Post #2 collaborated with the local United States Marine Corps (USMC) League, Detachment #1040 to collect donations for this year’s Toys 4 Tots campaign. GSP had their blue lights on, and the USMC League sported their uniforms as they greeted Wal-Mart Supercenter shoppers and encouraged them to support the cause. ...

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Helpful Citizen Robs Man At Gunpoint

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Things took a turn for the worst this past Wednesday morning for a man looking for a ride on the interstate near Lafayette Parkway. As a car pulled over to the side in an appearance to help the man, the driver pulled out a gun and pointed it at the man who in turn, gave him the money he had. ...

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Georgia Sheriffs Youth Home Welcomes The True Meaning Of Christmas

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While so many people look to the expensive presents and bright lights for Christmas joy, the boys from the Georgia Sheriffs Youth Home at the Pineland Campus in LaGrange believe that Christmas is meant to remind everyone of something deep within that sustains joy and peace year-round: “[Christmas is about] blessing others is need… those whose family isn’t around.” “Keep ...

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Friday December 9th

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Police & Sheriff’s Reports The individuals listed have been cited/arrested/charged in Troup County. However, this is not an admission of guilt. All parties are considered innocent until proved guilty. • On December 4 at 2:55 am, Officers responded to the 200 block of Cooley Road to assist with processing the crime scene of an alleged robbery. Consent was given to ...

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Friday December 9th

Community Calendar • December 8–10: A Christmas Carol. This Christmas Carol goes beyond other adaptations with Charles Dickens himself being introduced to the audience. The story unfolds behind him, and soon Dickens is weaving in and out of the action, observing, performing small roles, interpolating short passages of rich narrative never heard in other versions. A Christmas Carol recaptures the ...

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