Monthly Archives: June 2017

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. • Saturday night about 7:44 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Walmart on New Franklin Road in reference to Shoplifting. While en route, officers were advised that the suspected shoplifter had received a return refund for ...

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Wonder Woman Review (NO SPOILERS)

The DC extended universe in the world of film has had a roller coaster of a ride as of late. Officially kicking off with man of steel, we were given a follow up with Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice which, despite being a very good film, could have been better. That was followed by Suicide Squad but despite some ...

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Problems with Leyland Cypress Trees

Leyland Cypress trees over the last decade have become very popular as screens or specimen trees in many landscapes. They can grow well over 100 feet tall and fifty feet in diameter. They are known for growing as fast as four feet per year in height and three feet in diameter. By these growth patterns, you can see why homeowners ...

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Community Calendar

• June 14: GEORGIA FORESTRY COMMISSION OFFERS INFORMATIVE “FILED DAY” Troup County residents are invited to learn about good forestry environmental practices on June 14th at a presentation sponsored by the Georgia Forestry Commission’s Heard/Troup Unit. The Field Day event will be held from 1pm-4pm at the Troup County AG Center, 21 Vulcan Materials Rd. in LaGrange, GA., 30240. To ...

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The LaGrange Kiwanis Club Announces Three Deserving Young Ladies As Winners


Judy Neighbors, Executive Director, Miss Troup County Scholarship Program, introduced three very deserving winners of LaGrange and Troup County competitions. Each young lady spoke enthusiastically to the Kiwanis Club of their talents and charitible platform with beauty, charm, and poise. Kitty Key sang a beautiful rendition of ‘Somewhere Over the Rainbow’. Pictured left to right, Miss La-Grange, Shannon Smith, Miss ...

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Suspect Arrested in West Point Shooting


West Point Police have arrested the two suspects believed to be involved with a shooting that occurred overnight on June 8 in the West Point Housing Authority. The younger suspect, 22- year-old Deonte Scott, was arrested late Friday after he turned himself into the West Point Police Department. Scott’s uncle, Delani Scott, age 38, later turned himself into police Wednesday ...

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LaGrange-Troup County Chamber Releases Workforce Strategic Planning Recommendations


Today, the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce and consultants from Avalanche Consulting released the results of a six month strategic planning process that examined the county’s available workforce and identified tactics to bridge gaps in the local education and talent recruitment pipeline. The “Troup Works” Strategic Plan, informed by information collected from a diverse group of Troup County stakeholders over ...

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Woman Wakes to Find Home Burglarized While She Slept

LaGrange Police are investigating the Burglary of an Occupied Dwelling after a local woman reported her home being broken into while she slept. Police responded to the incident Monday afternoon about 2 p.m. in reference to the incident which allegedly occurred overnight in the 1200 block of Park Place. Officers arrived and spoke to the female complainant, who stated she ...

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