Monthly Archives: May 2017

Little Free Library Dedicated at the McCluskey Tennis Center


A Little Free Library was dedicated recently at the Mc-Cluskey Tennis Center. This is the 4th Little Free Library supported by the Certified Literate Community Program. Michelle Cornett of Cornett Allstate Insurance Company sponsored this LFL. The LFL will be stocked with books for children and adults. If you would like to donate books to the LFL, contact Debbie Burdette ...

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American Legion Post 75 Hosts Ribbon Cutting for New Facility


Once again the Chamber of Commerce was back hard at work adding new businesses to the fold and growing the networking opportunities in and around all of Troup County. Many important, vital small businesses have been added in the recent year to the ranks of the Chambers but this past Friday, May 12th the Chamber added a completely different entity ...

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Deputies Find Loads of Cash Hidden in Van Seats


Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies have seized a massive amount of suspected drug money after finding the cash hidden in a van during a traffic stop. The whole incident started late Tuesday night about 10:50 p.m., when Sgt. Nathan Taylor of the Troup County Sheriff’s Office spotted a newer model Ford passenger van traveling south bound on Interstate 85 around mile ...

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Chamber Awards Small Business of the Year Awards


These awards were presented at the Chamber’s monthly Early Bird Breakfast this May. The Chamber is comprised of many types of businesses. At the meeting that morning, they celebrated small business, those that are defined as employing 1 to 50 employees. This week was declared “Small Business Week in Troup County.” The Chamber also requested that everyone attending the breakfast ...

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Christ’s Corner


When you think of “hope”, what do you think about? Most would agree they think of possibilities. For example, the hope to have a child, the hope for a better future, or simply the hope for something more. But if we think about it, our first instinct is to thinks positive, while our natural mind set reverts to a more ...

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Police & Sheriff’s Reports


  • Friday morning about 9:41 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Traylor’s Pawn Shop on Greenville Street in reference to two suspicious females in a gold Ford Windstar van. Police were advised that the two had just left Pawn Express on Hines Street, where they attempted to pawn a rifle, but couldn’t due to being unable to pass a ...

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Community Calendar

• Now – May 15th: CASA of Troup County, Inc. (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is in need of community volunteers. Volunteers will be screened and trained to advocate for the best interest of abused and neglected children involved in dependency proceedings while they are in foster care. Training classes will be May 15, 17, 22, 25, and 30 from 5:30 ...

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Obits- May 17th

Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley Mr. Herbert H. Richardson, age 88, of Dadeville, Alabama, formerly a resident of Valley, Alabama passed away on Sunday, May 14th, 2017 at the East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika. Mr. Richardson was born in Randolph County, Alabama on Wednesday, August 15, 1928 to the late Augusta Sutters Richardson and Newt Brewer Richardson. In ...

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Fishing_.It’s Family


This past Saturday, May 13th the South Georgia Division of Fishers of Men (FOM) hosted its 5th and last regular season tournament at West Point Lake. FOM is a national tournament trail that has between 35-40 divisions around the country. Each division has 5 tournaments in their local area. Teams who participate in the 5 division tournaments are eligible to ...

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