Monthly Archives: January 2017

Lady Tigers Punish Patriots; Troup Wins With Defensive Domination


The girls basketball team from metro Atlanta had no idea what it was getting into. But Mount Pisgah Christian was about to find out. Coach Regina Tate-Leslie’s girls got outclassed, outplayed and outscrapped. It was total defensive domination with a sweet twist of fast break basketball in between. Doing the dominating and the defending was Troup High, which shredded the ...

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Troup Steps Up, Knocks Down Mount Pisgah, 80-78 In Four Overtimes


Nothing seems impossible anymore for the Troup High Tigers. What they did on Thursday night bordered on the ridiculous, but somehow they got it done. Granted, it did take awhile, but the Tigers got all lathered up in their competitive juices and won a marathon of a boys basketball game. The Troup High boys beat Mount Pisgah Christian, 80-78 in ...

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Parks And Recreation’s Big Plans For 2017


Troup County Parks and Recreation Director Cajen Rhodes attended the Troup County Board of Commissioners’ work session on Friday, December 30, to discuss future plans for economic and community growth that will caption their motto: Providing the best recreational opportunities under the sun! With a $4.5 million dollar budget and 32,000 people reached through athletic tournaments alone, Rhodes sees Troup ...

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Jan Term To Feature Largest Group Of Scholar Travelers


When Interim Term convenes on January 4, there will be a record number of students traveling to places around the globe. “We will be sending 113 students to seven travel courses in London, Spain, Thailand, Philippines, El Salvador, Costa Rica, and the North Woods of Minnesota, accompanied by 12 faculty and staff,” said Dr. Sarah Beth Mallory, Associate Provost for ...

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LaGrange College Servant Scholars Volunteer At Circles Of Troup County


The Servant Scholars program at LaGrange College has one mission in mind: bring[ing] academically gifted and highly motivated students together to study and to serve. Servant Scholars are chosen after a committee of LaGrange College faculty members’ reviews applications and interviews students during the spring semester of their sophomore year. 12 rising juniors are selected to join the already participating ...

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Man Arrested For Firing Gun At Phantom Intruders


Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a local man on several charges after he alleged fired a gun through a home, toward what appear to be imaginary assailants. The incident started early Thursday morning, before 6 a.m., when Sheriff’s Deputies were called to the 5700 block of West Point Road in reference to a person with a gun. Deputies arrived ...

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Upcoming Agenda To Be Voted On By County Commissioners


The New Year promises new people, new decisions, and new features for the Troup County community. With new, uprising members, the Troup County Board of Commissioners also has new changes that they are prepared to make. On Tuesday, January 3, the commissioners will meet to make a decision about potentially lifting a hiring freeze for Troup County Parks and Recreation’s ...

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Mayor And Council Discuss Possibility Of Gateway Plan


The year is coming to a close and different people and organizations are laying low until 2017 rolls around. While many places are enjoying some down time and relaxation, the Mayor and City Council of LaGrange are still hard at work dealing with various items of business all around the City. This past Tuesday, December 27th saw another regularly scheduled ...

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