Monthly Archives: November 2017

Troup, Callaway Remain In The State’s Top 10


Apparently the Tigers and Cavaliers have some staying power. Troup High and the Callaway Cavaliers are once again in the upper half of this week’s Georgia high school state football polls. Although losing to No. 1ranked Cartersville, 52-13 last Friday, the Troup High Tigers are still ranked in the Top 10 in Class AAAA. In the latest football rankings, Troup ...

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Republicans Talk Election Day and Upcoming Downtown Events


This past Tuesday afternoon, November 7th was an extremely busy day for many in LaGrange and Troup County. This past Tuesday, November 7th, was the local election, sending members of the political parties into overtime. With everything going on that day, the Republican Party decided to have a meeting that not only touched on the election, but also shed some ...

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Community Calendar

• November 20th: 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. • 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 ...

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Three Arrested in Stabbing Incident


LaGrange Police have arrested three women who became involved in a violent dispute over a man. All three females ended up being charged as a result of the incident, but one faces a serious felony assault charge. Saturday evening about 6:50 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 100 block of Peachtree Court in reference to an ...

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Hit & Run Fatality Update:


A LaGrange man is behind bars for the hit and run collision that killed an elderly man walking on Pyne Road Friday night. Scott Eli Sparks was taken into custody by the Georgia State Patrol Tuesday morning after Troopers were able to identify him as a suspect in the fatal collision. The victim, George Allen, age 78, was killed late ...

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Thornton and Arrington Win Big On Election Day


This past week was another historic one for the citizens of LaGrange and Troup County. For a few months now, people have been waiting in anticipation for the end of the Mayoral race, the vote on the SPLOST, and who would take the District One seat that saw three Republican candidates contest one another. This past Tuesday night, November 7th, ...

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Bad To The Bone: Callaway Rocks Red Jackets, 42-12


The man applauded his defense, congratulated his offense and shook every hand that he could on another winning night in Cavalierland. Pete Wiggins, the Callaway High football coach, was giving his team the official seal of approval after Thursday night’s 4212 Cavalier win over Columbus Jordan. With the state playoffs only days away, Callaway High stepped it up one more ...

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Cobb Had Deep Georgia Roots, Hall of Fame Reputation

One of the most brazen and most authentic baseball heroes for all eternity just happened to call Georgia home. Say hello to Ty Cobb, who was born in Narrows, Ga. and raised in Royston (30 miles from Athens). Cobb was a child of the “golden rule” and the hickory switch. He was “old school” for sure. Cobb was dirt poor ...

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Heart of West Georgia Donates Funds for AED To WellStar WGMC’s Outpatient Rehab & Wellness Facility


The Heart of West Georgia has donated $1,000 towards the purchase of a new automated external defibrillator (AED) for WellStar West Georgia Medical Center’s Outpatient Rehabilitation & Wellness program. An AED is a medical device that analyzes the heart’s rhythm. If necessary, it delivers an electric shock, which helps the heart re-establish an effective rhythm. Sudden cardiac arrest is one ...

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