Monthly Archives: August 2017

Whitley, Lafayette Christian Open With Solid Rock

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He is counting the minutes, the seconds and the days. Junior quarterback Landon Whitley and Lafayette Christian will get their promising football season underway on Friday night at Solid Rock Academy in Fayetteville. The ball will be teed up at 7:30 p.m. And the Cougars hope to begin the season with a bang. Lafayette Christian was a state semifinalist last ...

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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. • Thursday morning about 9:53 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 100 block of Cherry Valley Drive in reference to an Entering Auto. Officers arrived and spoke with the victim who stated that his red ...

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From Our Table To Yours

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BLUEBERRY PIE MUFFIN BREAD WITH ALEMON GLAZE Prep time-10 mins; Cook Time-50 mins; Total time- 1 hour Do you have a family recipe you would like to share? Share it with our readers! Submit full recipe, ingredients, name of dish, prep/cook time, and a photo if available to jlangley@troupcountynews.net. Blueberry Bread Ingredients: 2⅓ cups all purpose flour 1 Tablespoon baking ...

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Street Renamed for Local Football Great Vince Sutton

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LaGrange, Ga. August 9, 2017 – The LaGrange City Council voted unanimously Tuesday evening to rename a portion of Niles Street to Vince Sutton Boulevard. Vince Sutton is a former University of Alabama and LaGrange High School football star. He was most recently a successful high school football coach at Dawson Street Christian School. Sutton grew up in the Lucy ...

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Dunham Sports To Open At The LaGrange Mall This Upcoming Friday

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Troy, MI – Dunham’s Sports is pleased to invite you to the Grand Opening of our new store in La-Grange, GA. The ribbon cutting will be hosted on Friday, August 18th at 9:00 a.m. at the new 1501 LaFayette Parkway location in the LaGrange Mall. All city officials are invited to attend the ceremony, visit the new store and enjoy ...

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Hopping Out of Driver’s Seat Doesn’t Fool Police

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One thing officers quickly learn is that people will do just about anything to avoid arrest, even things that are pretty silly in retrospect. Thursday afternoon about 1 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department were monitoring traffic on Greenville Street near Fair Street when officers observed a silver BMW X5 pass by occupied by a single male driver. A ...

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LAGRANGE MALL PARTNERS WITH LOCAL SCHOOLS FOR COMMUNITY READING INITIATIVE

LaGrange, GA (August 7, 2017) – The LaGrange Mall announced today the start of LaGrange READS, a program designed to publicly promote reading through special events held at the LaGrange Mall that inspire students, make reading fun and give back to local school libraries. LaGrange READS features two events for partnering elementary schools. The first is a READS Spirit Night ...

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Health Department Restaurant Inspections Report

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store – 105 Hoffman DR. LaGrange GA. Current Score: 97, Previous Score: 90. Health inspector Comments: Drawer coolers having a hard time maintaining 41 degrees or below, New Violation. Explorations In Antiquity Center – 130 Gordon Commercial DR. LaGrange GA. Current Score: 100, Previous Score 100. Fat Daddy’s – 1310 Hogansville RD. LaGrange GA. Current Score: ...

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Community Calendar

•August 15: Troup County Republican meeting at the Highland Country Club. Program begins at 12:00pm with Congressman Dru Ferguson. RSVP by Monday, August 14. pedaltire@aol.com or call 706-884-3039. • August 21st: The WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Board of Trustees meets routinely on the third Monday of each month at 5:15 p.m. in the WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Board ...

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Four Arrested in Burglary Theft Ring

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Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators have arrested four suspects believed to be involved with a string of burglaries in and around Troup County. As a result of the multi week investigation involving numerous ATV thefts and burglaries, investigators with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office have recovered a large amount of stolen property. Investigators say that on August 10, they executed a ...

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