Monthly Archives: May 2017

School Board Adopts Tentative Budget

  The School Board here in Troup County was hard at work this past Thursday night, May 18th as they set out for another of their regularly scheduled monthly meeting. At this meeting that night, the board recognized several students, staff, and community leaders (all of which will be covered in a separate piece here in Troup County News) and ...

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Police & Sheriff’s Reports


• Thursday morning about 11 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 100 block of Lafayette Court in reference to a Residential Burglary. Officers arrived and spoke with the female complainant, who stated that sometime overnight after 10 p.m., her front door had been kicked in and some jewelry was taken from her home. Missing from the residence wasanecklace,valuedat$200; a bracelet ...

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Chamber Hosts Schmoozapalooza Event


This past Thursday, May 4th, the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce took a moment to say thank you to their members for their support by hosting a Member Appreciation Day and Derby Schmoozapalooza. Following the Derby theme for the event, Chamber members were encouraged to come dressed in their best Derbyattire,take their chances at the races and enjoy the delicious ...

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From Our Table To Yours


From Our Table To Yours Rockin’ Red Velvet Truffle Rockin’ Red Velvet Trifle Makes 8 servings 1 packet hot cocoa mix with 20 to 25 calories 2 tablespoons mini semisweet chocolate chips 1/2 cup moist-style devil’s food cake mix 1/2 cup moist-style yellow cake mix 1/4 cup fat-free liquid egg substitute 1/2 tablespoon red food coloring Dash of salt 4 ...

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Career Expo Motivates Students to THINC Ahead


LaGrange, Ga., May 12, 2017 – Today, the halls of THINC College & Career Academy (THINC) were abuzz with students in workready attire as they spent the day in a different classroom setting – interviewing for jobs in their selected career field. Local companies, who are Partners in Education, were represented throughout the two-story career expo. Over 20 tables were ...

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Health Department Restaurant Inspections Report

Miami Made Fish and Chicken.: 217 New Franklin Road, LaGrange, GA. Current Score 91, Previous Score 94. Health Inspector Comments: Employee bare handed coleslaw (New Violation). Waffle House#646: 2585 Whitesville Road, LaGrange, GA. Current Score 96, Previous Score 94. Health Inspector Comments: Ice machine has mold (New Violation). Coach’s Bar & Grill: 724 3rd Avenue, West Point, GA. Current Score ...

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Community Calendar

• May 22nd at 6:00 PM: Book Chat! Join us to discuss a book you’ve recently read. LaGrange Memorial Library 115 Alford St, LaGrange, GA, 30240. • May 23rd: The LaGrange Police Department will be hosting a public training event on Tuesday, May 23rd from 6 – 8 pm at the LaGrange Police Department Training Center at 376 Aerotron Parkway. ...

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West Point Woman Killed in Drive-By Shooting


West Point Police are searching for two suspects who allegedly shotandkilledawoman late Wednesday night. Officers initially responded to a residence in the 1100 block of East 12th at about 10:30 p.m. upon reports of a subject being shot. Police arrived and confirmed the female subject had been shot and began rendering emergency aid to the victim. The victim was subsequently ...

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