Monthly Archives: August 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. • Friday morning about 10:16 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Herc Rental Company on South Davis Rd in reference to a theft. Officers arrived and met with the complainant, who stated a Polaris Ranger ...

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Haircutz and Stylez for Kidz Enters Ten Year Anniversary


Haircutz and Stylez for Kidz returned this past Sunday afternoon, August 13th and is still continuing to grow and expand for the children that live here. For the tenth year now, the movement continued on, providing back to school haircuts and school supplies to kids in need in the community. This year, Michael Fannin and crew are adding some new ...

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Heart of West Georgia Presents $30,000 to The Thread


LaGrange, Ga. August 11, 2017 – The Heart of West Georgia presented a check in the amount of $30,000 to The Thread to cover the cost of replacing exercise devices that are located within Granger Park. Heart of West Georgia President Ken Young along with several other members were on hand at The Thread by Granger Park today to present ...

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Community Calendar

• 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 Room. • September 5th: Lunch and Learn Series! Join the Troup County Master Gardeners on a Free Horicultural Adventure on September 5 with All You Need to Know ...

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Suspicious Questions leads to Felony Drug Bust


LaGrange Police have arrested a couple on felony drug distribution charges after they allegedly inquired about police while attempting to rent a room at a local hotel. The police investigation began Saturday night about 7:40 p.m., when officers with the LaGrange Police Department were called to the Rodeway Inn on Lafayette Parkway in reference to a suspicious activity. Officers arrived ...

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Downtown Hotel Coming to Fruition


LaGrange, Ga. August 11, 2017 – The much-anticipated downtown LaGrange hotel is starting to take shape. Developers Nick Lakha and Josh Chapman revealed more details of the hotel that will be open to the public. “Lafayette Square is beautiful,” says Lakha. “We’re going to be the first full-service hotel in downtown La-Grange. We’ll be able to cater to the folks ...

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Law Enforcement Appreciation Event Sees Huge Success with Car Seat Check and Giveaway


After a lot of time planning a successful predecessor to last year’s event, local law enforcement agencies finally had their day in the sun with the second annual law enforcement appreciation event and car seat check/giveaway. At last year’s event, there were over 200 people seen and over 100 new car seats installed for Troup County and La-Grange drivers. The ...

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Troup Steamrolls Harris County Behind 432 Yards Of Offense


Troup High has found its offensive mojo. The Tigers from THS amassed 432 yards of offense on their way to a 48-35 win over the Harris County Tigers on Friday night in a preseason football shootout at Callaway Stadium. It simply turned into a game of big plays, and Troup High had more of them. Coach Tanner Glisson’s team passed ...

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Troup National Shows Some World Series Resolve, Finishes Third

From their first game to their last out, the Troup National All-Stars displayed some resolve, some guts and in the end a third place finish at the Dixie Youth World Series in Oxford, Ala. It was a hard-fought six days for the Troup National 11 & 12-year-old world beaters. Their three wins in Oxford were recorded against Louisiana, 3-0, Arkansas, ...

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Participants to Raise Critically Needed Funds for Alzheimer’s Care, Support and Research COLUMBUS, GEORGIA August 8, 2017 – The Alzheimer’s Association® is inviting LaGrange and surrounding area residents including Troup, Meriwether, Heard and Pike counties to join the fight to end Alzheimer’s by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The Walk will take place on Saturday, September ...

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