Monthly Archives: February 2017

Wednesday, February 22nd – Obits (7)

Yvonne Neese Mrs. Yvonne Green Neese, age 81, of Macon and formerly of Hogansville, passed away Thursday, February 16, 2017, at Magnolia Manor in Macon. Mrs. Neese was born April 28, 1935, in Hogansville, daughter of the late Wilbur Dorsey Green and Addie Smith Green Cheatham. A resident of Macon for many years, she was a retired administrative assistant. She ...

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Troup Baseball Takes Win Over Heard County


Baseball is back and all across the Country, high school teams are gearing up for a big season. Here in Troup County and our entire area in general, baseball is a huge hit with the youth and we produce quality and pro level athletes year after year. For the 2017-2018 season, the Troup High School Tigers picked up their second ...

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Braves Are Still Rebuilding, But Winning Is Their Goal

It’s as true as the tomahawks on their jerseys. The Atlanta Braves are still revamping, remodeling and pointing toward the future. This baseball team has as many question marks as answers. On top of that, the Braves fans expect Atlanta to contend for a playoff spot this year. Just last season, Atlanta finished fifth in a five-team division. The Braves ...

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Sanders’ Buzzer-Beater Lifts Callaway Past Coosa, 62-60


The almost impossible is always attainable when Braylon Sanders is in uniform and on the basketball court. He is the X Factor. Sanders, the Callaway High senior guard, knows how to finish. He knows how to lead, and he knows how to beat all the odds. Sanders is also as tough as rusty nails. Don’t ever forget it. Sanders, the ...

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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Presents 11 Young Ladies As Cotillion Club Members


Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Theta Xi Omega Chapter presented 11 young ladies as members of their 2016 Cotillion Club. The theme was “An Evening of Elegant Pearls.” These young ladies were from Troup, Coweta and Harris counties. The Cotillion Club is under the leadership of April Murphy, Chairman and June L. Nelson, Co-Chairman. Since their induction, they have been ...

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School Board Adopts Third Amendment To Intergovernmental Agreement

The first big action item on the February 16 Troup County School Board meeting was to approve the 2017-18 School Calendar. Next, the School Board voted on the adoption of the Third Amendment to Inter-governmental Agreement related to the Town Square Tax Allocation District. An information item for this meeting included an instructional report for the new LIFT (LaGrange Industrial ...

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