Monthly Archives: December 2016

Wednesday December 28th – OBITS (7)

Bobbie Mason Mrs. Bobbie Tucker Mason, age 85, of Hogansville, passed away Monday, December 26, 2016, at Hospice LaGrange. Mrs. Mason was born August 18, 1931, in Hogansville, daughter of the late Grady and Jessie Collier Tucker. A lifelong resident of Hogansville, she retired as a trainer from Playtex International in Newnan after 35 years of service. She was a ...

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Tigers Are In A Good Place At 31-2, But They’re Not Satisfied


Aggressive is one way to describe the Troup High wrestling team. The Tigers are like a downhill train. They’re gaining momentum, as well as wins. Troup High currently sits with a 31-2 record. But the Tigers are not content. They have just begun to work. There is still a state team title out there for some hard working squad in ...

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Troup County School System Recognizes Countless Student Achievements


At the Troup County School System’s December 2016 Board Meeting, many students and staff were recognized for their recent academic accomplishments. The LaGrange Chapter from the Daughters of the American Revolution recently sponsored their annual American History Essay contest, with 5th-8th grade students in Troup County participating in the contest. Essay titles focused on “Celebrating America’s National Parks”. First place ...

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Hogansville City Council Cover Police Statistics


The City Council of Hogansville held one of their regularly scheduled meetings this past Monday, December 19 to discuss various items in and around the city. The Council had several pieces of business to attend to at this particular meeting. The first item on the agenda was a Citizen’s Appearance from Valerie Buice. Buice was there to discuss the hiring ...

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Retaliation Threats Made Over Murder

LaGrange Police are investigation an incident where a local man allegedly threatened to kill a woman he believed to have been involved with the recent drive-by shootings that led to the death of Daven Tucker. Thursday night about 8:24 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to South Bernard Avenue in reference to reports of death threats. Police arrived ...

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Man Charged With Robbery In Domestic Incident

LaGrange Police have arrested a local man who is accused of robbery after he allegedly illegally entered a female acquaintance’s home and snatched her cell phone. Friday morning about 7:45 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 600 block of Revis Street in reference to reports of a Strong Arm Robbery. Officers arrived and made contact with the 21-year-old female victim, ...

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Two Commissioners Say Goodbye At Last Meeting


Public service is a very highly regarded and selective field. Only a handful of people in their communities are voted in and selected for such and honor. Some serve shorter runs and some last for years and even decades. Here in Troup County, at the meeting of the Board of Commissioners on December 20, two of the current County Commissioners ...

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