Monthly Archives: February 2017

Tigers Are Pumped, Prepared For Rugged Wrestling Sectional


Records and reputations mean absolutely nothing at the Class AAAA wrestling Sectional Tournament. The only thing that matters are results. The Sectional is where the big boys gather. This is where the elite wrestlers throw their weight around. “This is way harder with better teams. You’re one step closer to state. You have to 0said Troup High junior Chase Seals. ...

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Students Give And Receive The Gift Of Reading


LaGrange, Ga., January 27, 2017 – When third-grade teacher, Nicki Freeman had the bright idea of bringing rigor and relevance to her students at West Point Elementary, she knew an interactive project that reached out to others was just the right element to incorporate. That’s when, beginning in October, she asked students to bring new or gently used books to ...

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Bailey Is The Mayor Pro-Tem For Hogansville In 2017


The City Council of Hogansville have started the New Year off with a bang, already beginning to start on the various projects that they have going on in and around the city. A new found energy has come to the team after their recent retreat. In one of the first meetings of the year, as is traditional, the members picked ...

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Wanted Man Beats Ex-Wife Assuming She Snitched


Authorities are doubling their efforts to look for a wanted suspect after he brutally attacked his ex-wife thinking she snitched on him. Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies have been looking for Cory Williams for weeks after discovering evidence indicating that he and another male burglarized a Western Troup County residence in January. Sheriff’s Investigators initially withheld Williams’ identity in hopes of ...

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All Self Storage Donates To Albany Tornado Relief Effort


“It’s awful down here. Pictures do not show any justice.” This was the bulk of Mandy Stephens’ conversation with her husband who was in Albany, Georgia working with Georgia Power after the tornado swept through and destroyed the town. There were over 20 tornadoes recorded in Georgia that weekend, but Albany faced a natural disaster all its own. With a ...

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Troup County Puts An End To School Bus Stop Sign Violators


“Be cautious. Know we’re transporting very special cargo – our children, our future,” advised Troup County School System’s Director of Transportation, Dr. Jeffrey Turner. For the past several years many locals have ignored the school bus stop sign law as they fly beside and around school buses that are picking up or dropping of students, and with 250 daily routes ...

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Sweetland Amphitheatre Announces 2017 Summer Concert Series Line Up


Beach Boys, Kool & The Gang, Vince Gill And More. LaGrange, GA, February 2, 2017 – The Sweetland Amphitheatre announces its much anticipated 2017 Summer Concert Series, presented by All Pro Auto Group. From April to September, the “South’s Sweetest Stage” will host five concerts including nationally and internationally recognized Grammy award winning artists: • The Beach Boys: Friday, April ...

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Hines Road Incident Still Under Investigation


Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators are still looking for answers from the incident on Hines Road that left with one man dead and another female shot. Sheriff’s Deputies were first called out to a residence just outside of LaGrange in the 700 block of Hines Road at about 4:26 p.m. Tuesday afternoon in reference to a 911 call about a subject ...

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Interstate Chase Ends In Crash; Three In Custody


Things took a crazy turn in a high speed pursuit Thursday morning on the interstate near Whitesville Road. Through an effort between the Hogansville Police Department, the Troup County Sheriff’s Office, and the Georgia State Patrol, the incident was handled with as minimal damage as possible and in the end, three more criminals are off the streets. On Thursday morning ...

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Friday February 3rd


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. • Monday morning about 7:47 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the LaQuinta Inn on Hoffman Drive in reference to two Entering Autos. Officers arrived and made contact with the victims, who ...

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