Monthly Archives: October 2017

State Elite: Cavaliers, Tigers Are Both Ranked In Top 5


There are certain privileges that come with winning in high school football. Teams of that kind tend to get standing ovations, extra brownies and more water breaks. The winners also get notoriety and sometimes a state ranking or two. It is all deserved, of course. Two members of the winning state elite reside right here in Hogansville and LaGrange. Coach ...

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Turton’s Overtime Goal Leads Warriors Past Brandon Hall

After the referee blows his whistle, anything can happen. LaGrange Academy put that into motion with a bodyslamming, high-fiving 3-2 overtime conquest of region soccer rival Brandon Hall on Tuesday afternoon. Only weeks ago the La-GrangeAcademy boys lost to the Panthers, 7-1 in Atlanta. Since then, LaGrange Academy has done some soul searching, and the Warriors have taken some soccer ...

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Graduation Rates Release Shows Troup County School System Up

LaGrange, Ga., September 27, 2017 – The Georgia Department of Education The state of Georgia calculates the graduation rate using the adjusted cohort rate, which is now required by the U.S. Department of Education. This rate is defined as the number of students who enter their freshman year together and graduate within four years together. It includes adjustments for student ...

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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. • Wednesday afternoon about 5:26 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to Dunham Sports on LaFayette Parkway in reference to Shoplifting. Officers arrived and met with an employee, who advised that at a male came into the ...

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Come By and Get To Know Denver Carter and Staff at Trucks’N’Stuff and LaGrange Tire


Here in LaGrange and Troup County, there are some incredible local businesses that are providing services on many different levels. One such local business with hometown roots is Trucks N Stuff. Conveniently located at 1201 Lafayette Parkway, Trucks N Stuff is the place to be for the best products, quickest work time, and amazing customer service. Thanks to an acquisition ...

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Hogansville Holds Candidate Forum


The candidates for Mayor and District 2 City Council in Hogansville participated in a political forum Tuesday night Oct. 3rd at the Hogansville Public Library. The forum was cosponsored by the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce and the local Republican and Democratic Parties. The standing room only event packed the event room at the new library with local citizens looking ...

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Community Calendar

• October 7: Come Dance With Us. Hogansville Active Life, 407 Church Street, Hogansville, GA. Doors open at 6:30pm. Live Country Music. Featuring Jimmy Smith And The New River Band. 7PM-10PM. 18 and older $6 admission. • October 16th: The WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Board of Trustees meets routinely on the third Monday of each month at 5:15 p.m. ...

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Woman Arrested in Shooting Incident


LaGrange Police have arrested a local woman after she allegedly shot a male late Tuesday night. Early Wednesday morning about 12:21 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to North Barnard Avenue in reference to reports of a subject shot. Officers arrived and located the male victim, who had a gunshot wound to the right forearm. Police immediately began ...

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The Jungle Bus and SPLOST Update Headlines Rotary Meeting


The Rotary Club had a rather busy meeting this past Wednesday, October 4th when several delegations and guests were there to speak. Between hurricane relief efforts, Walter Murphy fellows’ talks, and several other things, the Rotarians are hard at work all throughout the community at large. That meeting would be headlined by two separate movements within the community, both of ...

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