Monthly Archives: November 2017

Community Calendar

• November 29: Original art prints for sale atActive Life Senior Center from 1-3 p.m. Prices range from $10 to $100. Support your local artists. • December18th: 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. • Now – ...

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New Elementary School Scheduled to Open in August 2018


As students and staff of Whitesville Road Elementary School (WRES) gathered under a large tent to drive stakes in the ground for their replacement facility, parents and community members gathered as well. It was obvious that construction was well underway after an August groundbreaking ceremony was cancelled due to weather. The new Stake in the Ground Ceremony certainly made up ...

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School Board Student and Staff Recognitions for November Include Teacher of the Year Candidates


 Before the recent school board meeting for the Troup County School System kicked off this past Thursday night, November 16th, there were some very important student and staff recognitions that needed to be made before the meeting began. It was once again that time of year for the school system to recognize their teachers of the year on the individual ...

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Community Shows It Has Talent During Inaugural LaGrange Has Talent Show


 The inaugural LaGrange Has Talent show was held at the Troup High Performing Arts Center Thursday night. The event and months long fundraising effort was a huge success, raising thousands for the Pre-K program Babies Learning On Course for Kindergarten Success (BLOCKS). The fundraiser was produced by the Magnolia Society, a Women’s Leadership Council of the United Way of West ...

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Teens Arrested for Check Fraud

LaGrange Police have arrested a pair of teens for misdemeanor check fraud after the allegedly attempted to cash out a poorly filled out fraudulent check. Thursday afternoon about 4:22 p.m., offices with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the CB& T bank on Broad Street in reference to reports of attempted fraud. Officers arrived and made contact with bank employees, ...

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Troup Routs Heritage, 31-7; Glisson: “We showed a lot of guts”

They’re starting to get the hang of this state playoff thing. The Tigers from Troup High School went on the road in the Class AAAA state football playoffs on Friday night and thumped the Heritage Generals, 317 in a first-round game in Ringgold. Troup High played as though it was the team with the home field advantage. After a scoreless ...

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