Monthly Archives: June 2017

Vincent’s Tennis Passion Has Led Him To McCluskey

Life is just one tennis lesson after another. It is invigorating and exciting. It is challenging and above all, just plain tennis fun. For the last five years, Stephen Vincent, the former Granger tennis star, has been a teaching pro at The McCluskey Tennis Center in LaGrange. What Vincent does is more than a job and a paycheck. “I watch ...

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Firefighters Grateful to Citizens: The Troup County Fire Department Collects $3,749.57 for Burn Foundation

The Troup County Fire Department has collected $3,749.57 for the Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation during its three-day Give Burns the Boot Drive held May 25th, 26th and 27th. The Troup County Fire Department was one of nearly 100 fire departments throughout the State of Georgia that participated in the 27th annual Give Burns the Boot fund raiser, benefiting the Georgia ...

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KATIE MERCER VAN SCHOOR TO BECOME MARKETING/COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER FOR THE CITY OF LAGRANGE

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LaGrange, Ga., June 22, 2017 – The City of LaGrange today is announcing Katie Mercer Van Schoor as the new Marketing/Communications Manager for the City of LaGrange effective July 24, 2017. Van Schoor is currently the Morning and Midday anchor for WRBL News 3 in Columbus, Georgia. She has a nearly two decades of experience in news media from Fargo, ...

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Police & Sheriff’s Reports

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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 8:28 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 600 block of North Greenwood Street in reference to Criminal Damage to Property. Officers arrived and spoke with the female victim, who stated Javonte ...

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OBITS- Friday, June 23rd

HIGGINS FUNERAL HOME Sara Carol Waldroup Mrs. Sara Carol Waldroup, age 66, of LaGrange, passed away on June 21, 2017 at the WellStar West Georgia Hospice.  Mrs. Waldroup was born in January 11, 1951 in Carrollton, Georgia to the late John Henry Arrington and Avis Barrett Arrington.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, ...

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Davis, Troup County Sharks Have Their Eyes On District Meet

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In her heart and in her soul, T’Maya Davis is convinced she is a “big meet” swimmer. She will find out for sure in the coming weeks at the Georgia Recreation & Park Association District meet in Carrollton. The single day competition is on the swimming agenda for Saturday, July 8 at 10 a.m. For Davis, the 10 year old, ...

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Police Investigating Suspicious Robbery Story

LaGrange Police are investigating what appears to be either an alleged robbery or an employee stealing the bank deposit from her workplace. The robbery allegedly occurred more than a week ago, but police first heard about the incident on Tuesday. Tuesday afternoon about 3:38 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Title Credit Finance office on New ...

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Atkins Is A Prep Football Giant At A Mere 5-foot-8

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Off the football field, D.J. Atkins is a soft-spoken, mild-mannered guy. But on the gridiron the Callaway High senior tailback is an ever-evolving talent. Atkins is never satisfied. He is always looking for more, from the line of scrimmage to the end zone. In the bright lights of Friday night high school football, Atkins is a giant at 5-foot-8 and ...

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Firefighters Grateful to Citizens: The Troup County Fire Department Collects $3,749.57 for Burn Foundation

The Troup County Fire Department has collected $3,749.57 for the Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation during its three-day Give Burns the Boot Drive held May 25th, 26th and 27th. The Troup County Fire Department was one of nearly 100 fire departments throughout the State of Georgia that participated in the 27th annual Give Burns the Boot fund raiser, benefiting the Georgia ...

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