Monthly Archives: April 2017

Barrett Is A Student Of The Game At 64


With a twinkle in his eye and a white ball cap on his head, David Barrett said, “I’m looking for exercise and a little competition.” Barrett, the former business professor from LaGrange College and Georgia State, did not grow up on the tennis courts. Barrett discovered the game of tennis at the tender age of 52. That was 12 years ...

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Hart Is A Raw Talent, Who Strives For Swimming Greatness


Every time she suits up and dives in the swimming pool, Melinda Hart is redefining herself. She can’t help it. The 14year-old Hart is somewhere between a sprinter and a long distance swimmer. Her best days, her best events and her most prolific meets are ahead of her. Hart is not there yet, but the Troup County Sharks swimmer is ...

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Faith Baptist Church Enters 25th Year Of He’s Alive


Easter is always such a special time of the year. There is such beauty and grace in being able to sit back and understand that majesty of an all mighty God. Many of the churches in the community always have incredible and historic activity to celebrate Easter and the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. People come together for times ...

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Commissioners Honor Many Long Time Employees


The Troup County Commissioners held their regularly scheduled meeting this past Tuesday, April 4th where they dealt with various pieces of business. The commissioners have recently moved their work sessions from Friday mornings to Thursday mornings, giving them one extra day to cover and study what they will be voting on a the next agenda. This particular meeting was a ...

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SB16 Passes And Brings Relief To Many Families In Georgia


There are many families here in the state of Georgia that has families that suffer from having a child with autism. Here locally, Dale Jackson is well known on his fights at the Capital in order to try and pass a bill that includes autism on the medical marijuana registry in the state of Georgia. Jackson’s son Colin suffers from ...

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Friday, April 7th

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 11 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Twin Cedars on East Depot Street in reference to attempted fraud. Police arrived and spoke to the Director of Financial ...

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