Monthly Archives: February 2017

Monday February 20th


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. • Early Friday morning about 2:13 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 300 block of Hamilton Street in reference to Burglary. Officers arrived and spoke to the victim, who explained she ...

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Monday February 20th – OBITS (4)

Rachel Estelle Mallory Jones Rachel Estelle Mallory Jones passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at Hospice of LaGrange following declining health. Mrs. Jones was born in LaGrange, March 30, 1930 to Arthur Eugene Mallory and Cecile Alice Moore Mallory. She was the fifth generation of the eight generations of her family to reside in Troup County. She grew up in ...

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Troup High Has Four Place In State Wrestling Tourney

Pearson Strickland with Assistant Coach Drew Garner and Head Coach Craig Garner

Wrestling is one of the oldest, most pure forms of athletics in the history of the world. From the epics of the Greeks, Jacob wrestling an angel in the Bible, even to the Olympics, it is a world renowned sport that has deep roots and a legacy dating back thousands and thousands of years. Even still today, wrestling is a ...

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Lady Tigers Soccer Falls To Opelika


Soccer is one of the most, if not the most, important port in the world. It is a global sport that is rooted in deep history and is still played on a world wide scale today. It is one of our most fundamental sports and a sport that requires patience, skill, and incredible speed. Here locally we have many different ...

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Troup Soccer Plays Excellent Yet Still Falls To Opelika


That time of the year is once again upon us as soccer returns here in our local high schools and also all across the Country. Soccer is of course the world’s most popular sport and has a rabid following, from small local teams all the way to the World Cup. Now that the season is officially underway in our local ...

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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc Recently Awarded Five Scholarships


Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Theta Xi Omega Chapter recently awarded five $1,000 scholarships. Alpha Kappa Alpha is an international Greek lettered service sorority that was founded on the campus of Howard University in Washington D.C. in 1908. Theta Xi Omega Chapter is a local chapter and has served Troup, Meriwether, Harris, and Coweta Counties for 50 years since 1967. ...

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PWG Granite Hosts Ribbon Cutting


LaGrange and Troup County are on the rise. In the past calendar year, new plans and projects have been announced all over the community, opportunities that will change our area forever. From Great Wolf to Courtyard Marriot, so many things are happening. On the local business front, last year the LaGrange/Troup County Chamber of Commerce added several new businesses to ...

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