Monthly Archives: June 2017


The Troup County Board of Education today announces its intention to increase the 2017 property taxes it will levy this year by 1.90 percent over the rollback millage rate. Each year, the board of tax assessors is required to review the assessed value for property tax purposes of taxable property in the county. When the trend of prices on properties ...

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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 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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LaGrange, Ga., June 20, 2017 – Eligible students who live outside of Troup County can now pay tuition to attend the Troup County school closest to their home address. Troup County School System (TCSS) is now accepting applications for nonresident students. The application and parent information sheet are now available on Troup County School System has seen a 5.5% ...

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County Approves Millage Rate for FY 17-18


The Troup County Board of Commissioners returned to their Chambers this past Tuesday morning, June 20th to handle various different pieces of business. With the budget now taken care of, the phases of public hearings continued that morning with the third hearing over the 2017 proposed millage rate. The millage rate will once again remain the same as it has ...

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Purse Thief Not So Swift


Purse Thief Not So Swift Investigators with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office have arrested an older teen on a felony theft charge after he made one simple critical mistake. Earlier this week Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies began investigating an Entering Auto theft where the victim reported having her purse stolen out of an unsecured vehicle at a location in Troup ...

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Georgia Chamber of Commerce Holds 2030 Meeting in Columbus


It was a busy day at the Columbus Country Club this past Wednesday afternoon, June 21st as the Georgia Chamber of Commerce made its way to Muscogee County. The Country Club was to play host to the state chamber of commerce during their 2030 tour. This is a tour that provides powerful information about the current economic affairs in the ...

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Husband, Wife Team Up For “Big Bass” Weighing 4.7 Pounds


  Two is always better than one when it comes to bass fishing. Just ask the husband and wife fishing team of Sean and Kathy Capes. They not only won the American Bass Anglers Couples Series on Sunday on West Point Lake, the Capes fishing duo also caught and released the “Big Fish” of the tournament. The two anglers from ...

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51 In Attendance in Week #4 as “Troup” rules the day during the William Griggs Basketball Shoot Out


Each weeks gets better as far as attendance, competition, and fun during the basketball Shoot Out. Participants from college the community and local schools are the reason the shoot out is a big success. The support from my staff parents and community plays a major part also, Coach Sam Cotton stated. This week the Troup team owned the day. #1 ...

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