Monthly Archives: February 2018

Mr. and Miss Troup High School: Results


Mr. and Miss Troup High School: Results The Mr. and Mrs. Troup High School competition is sponsored by the THS Student Council. THS clubs, organizations and sports teams are invited to select male and female candidates whom exhibit high academic standards, leadership, and community involvement. Preliminary judging consists of contestants preparing a one-page application to be scored by off-site adjudicators ...

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Benedict Nips Point on Shot with Three Seconds Left, 80-78


Point University (8-21) tied the game at 78-78 with one minute left, but Benedict College (18-7), an NCAA Division II program, hit a shot in the paint with three seconds remaining that gave the Tigers an 80-78 victory over the Skyhawks in Tuesday, Feb. 13 non-conference action in West Point Park Gymnasium. The game was the first basketball game between ...

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“Reel Fun” at Reel 30 Bass Trail Tournament


The weather was spotty this past Sunday, February 11, but scattered showers were no match for the dedicated anglers out on West Point Lake. Unbothered by a few rain clouds, the fish were about and biting that day. The Reel 30 Bass Trail Fishing Tournament was a rain or shine affair, and the fishermen that entered were there to win. ...

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Troup Works Kick Off Seminar Takes Over the Callaway Conference Center


Over the course of the next several years, LaGrange and Troup County are expecting to see tremendous growth in retail, housing, and especially population hitting an all time high. As such, the leadership from around the community is already preparing for this growth in new and exciting ways. This past Monday afternoon, February 12th, many business leaders and community members ...

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Deputies Investigating Alleged Assault

Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating an alleged assault where a man reportedly attacked a sleeping male with a metal baton. Thursday night about 9:30 p.m., Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Priscilla Drive in reference to reports of an Aggravated Assault. Officers arrived and spoke with the complainant, who stated he was at home and in his bedroom sleeping, ...

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Hogansville Police Officer Resigns Amid Drug Investigation


A Hogansville Police Department officer was arrested and later resigned as a result of a narcotics investigation by the Coweta County Sheriff’s Department. Police Chief Brian Harr says sworn Hogansville Police Officer Daniel William Kemp was taken into custody at the Hogansville Police Department by Coweta County Sheriff’s Deputies on February 2. Kemp was arrested after he reported for duty ...

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Wild Leap Hosts Stoplight Party


Saturday Night the folks at Wild Leap Brewery got into the Valentine’s Day spirit with a Stoplight Party. The idea of the event is that the patrons enter the taproom and receive a bright colored wristband indicating their relationship status. Red for people who are taken (Stop), Yellow for more complicated statuses (Caution), and green if you are single (Go). ...

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Tyrone Poole and his 38 Foundation Host Father Daughter Dance


In this life, our relationships are one of the most important things that we have. We meet people either through birth or through our adventures in the world to find love and friendship and these people that we meet along the way helps shape us into the people we eventually become. These bonds are the strongest amongst families, with a ...

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Community Calendar

• February 17: Come Dance with us! The Active Life, 140 Ragland Street. LaGrange, GA. 7:00pm-10:00pm. $6.00 admission. Featuring Jimmy Smith “The New River Band.” Adults of all ages. • February 17: North Columbus-LaGrange District Christian Board of Education will be hosting a Women’s Conference Saturday at 9:30pm-3pm St. Paul CME Church. 3345 Flint Hill Hwy. (GA 85). Shiloh, GA ...

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Renasant Bank Donates Funds to Habitat for Humanity


There are so many incredible things happening in and around our community. Organizations and individuals in LaGrange and Troup County are constantly finding new ways to give back and elevate others. Recently, one of LaGrange’s newest additions to the banking industry, Renasant Bank, collected money to donate to the local Habitat for Humanity. Through their creativity and sense of community ...

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