Monthly Archives: March 2017

THINC Instructor Heading To WorldSkills Competition

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LAGRANGE, GA – February 21, 2017 – THINC College & CareerAcademy’s Engineering/Gaming Instructor Josh Whittington is one of the best in the world. He recently won the opportunity to participate in the World-Skills Competition (WSC) in Abu Dhabi this October. As a member of WorldSkills International, SkillsUSA sends team members to compete in the global competition, which spotlights training technologies ...

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Man Arrested After Drugged Out 911 Calls

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Police have arrested a local man on multiple charges after he went on an apparent paranoid drug educed trip. Wednesday morning about 11:30 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department were advised of a 911 caller complaining about spores flying in the air and burning their skin. Officers advised 911 to disregard the call because they had already made contact ...

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Rosemont Academic Bowl Takes 2nd Place At Division Finals

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Congratulations to the Rosemont Elementary Academic Bowl. They had a very successful season. Fourth and fifth grade students were chosen for the team based on responses from a written test. They were then called in for tryouts using the buzzer system that is commonly used in Academic Bowl meets. To start the season, the team placed 4th. At subsequent meets, ...

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West Georgia Boat Host Ribbon Cutting

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Spring is quickly approaching and Summer is just right down the road. As we here in LaGrange and Troup County is moving right along in 2017, our growth as a community continues to grow at an exponential rate. With the warm weather on the way, the LaGrange/Troup County Chamber of Commerce has just welcomed a new business into the folds ...

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Monday, March 6th

Health Department Restaurant Inspections Report Victoria Belle Event Facility: 602 E. Main Street, Hogansville, GA. Current Score 100, Previous Score 100. No Health Inspector Comments. Wing N Burger Factory: 900 Hogansville Road, Suite B, LaGrange, GA. Current Score 96, Previous Score 96. Health Inspector Comments: Need to date mark foods (New Violation). Good Ol’Country Buffet: 1597 Vernon Road, LaGrange, GA. ...

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Honduran Students Receive Book Donations From West Point Elementary Third Graders

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In November of 2016, one of West Point Elementary School’s third grade teachers, Mrs. Julie Freeman, partnered with a dear missionary friend of New Desire Christian Ministries, Kim Pate, to raise book donations for the elementary students in the Honduran schoolhouse that Pate and new missionary Jessica Guinn serve in. Mrs. Freeman’s students were learning about the different ways that ...

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Troup County Courts Hear Teen Driving Seminar

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Many parents dread the day that their children become old enough to drive a car. They spend many nights waiting up late to make sure that they are home before curfew and that they return home safely. While many parents do not ever want this day to come, there are steps that can be taken to ensure that your children ...

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Monday, March 6th

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. • Wednesday afternoon about 4:47 p.m., officers took a walk-in report at the LaGrange Police Department in reference to Financial Transaction Card Theft. The victim explained that her wallet was stolen ...

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Monday, March 6th

Community Calendar • March 7th: Lunch and Learn Series! Join the Troup County Master Gardeners on a Free Horicultural Adventure on March 7 with Pruning Ornamental Plants, Randy Drinkard. Every first Tuesday of every month. Bring your own lunch, 12 – 1 pm at the LaGrange Memorial Library, 115 Alford Street, LaGrange. For more information call 706-882-7784. • March 9th: ...

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