Monthly Archives: September 2017

Martin Scores 23-Yard Touchdown, Grangers Still Lose To Central


Martin Scores 23-Yard Touchdown, Grangers Still Lose To Central Chris Fernsler Sports Editor Dialleo Burks gave his LaGrange High football team some credit for two things. “We put some points on the board, and we didn’t quit,” Burks said. Despite that, Burks and the Grangers lost their homecoming game to Central Carrollton, 32-6 on Friday night at Callaway Stadium. Well ...

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Troup Smashes Chapel Hill, Crowe Fires Five TD Passes

The Troup High train is still rolling down the tracks. On Friday night the Tigers stretched their football record to 5-0 overall and 1-0 in the region with a 48-12 road win over Chapel Hill in Douglasville. Troup High School scored in every quarter of the game, including 20 points in the second period and 14 points in the fourth ...

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Downtown Parking Deck Bottom Floor Opens This Past Friday Evening


LaGrange, Ga. September 21, 2017 – The bottom floor of the downtown LaGrange parking deck opened to the public this past Friday, September 22nd at 5:00PM. The entire parking deck is expected to be open to the public in mid-October. The parking deck connected to the Courtyard by Marriott will provide a total of 201 spaces. The bottom floor will ...

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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. • Thursday night about 9:22 p.m., LaGrange Police were patrolling the area of Mooty Bridge Road near Ann Bailey Way when officers observed a male, later identified as Lovell White, walking in the roadway. As ...

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Tire Pro Business Review


For nearly 30 years, one local business has operated here in the LaGrange/Troup County community and has continued to serve as a premier business for the entire community. That place is Tire Pro, your family owned and operated full service automotive repair shop. In 1989, owner and operator Lou Rachmuth and his family have been serving the automotive needs of ...

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Community Calendar

• September 29: Troup High Cares, a benefit for the RED CROSS DIASTER RELIEF FUND. Seeking donations for a Yard Sale Fundraiser! Donations must be received by September 29, 2017 at noon. Yard Sale will be Saturday, September 30, 2017. Gently used items may be dropped off at Troup High School, 1920 Hamilton Rd. La-Grange, GA. Contact: Connie Aplin, 706-302-9296 ...

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Suspect Steals Disabled Man’s Wheelchair Batteries


Everyone should be wary of allowing strangers in their home, as a local disabled man just learned, along with the fact that just because someone appears to be handicapped, doesn’t mean they aren’t bad news. On Sunday September 17, officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Big Lots store on Commerce Avenue in reference a loud verbal dispute ...

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School Board Recognizes Local Dealerships for Car Donations


This past Thursday afternoon, September 22nd, The Troup County School Board held a short yet very action packed regularly scheduled meeting. Before the meeting began, the board recognized students, staff, and community leaders that have excelled in various areas throughout the community. One of these groups included several local car dealership owners that have donated cars for students with great ...

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