Monthly Archives: March 2018

Man Charged in Child Shooting Incident


LaGrange Police have charged a man as a result of the February shooting that left a four-year-old girl injured. Police arrested Antonio Meriweather in connection to the apparent accidental shooting. Meriweather was charged with Second Degree Cruelty to Children – Negligence (Felony) and Reckless Conduct. According to police, Meriweather was the boyfriend of the victim’s mother and had left his ...

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Woman Arrested in Domestic Attack


LaGrange Police have arrested a female after she broke into her ex-girlfriend’s home and attacked her. Sunday morning about 7:32 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 100 block of Belk Street in reference to reports of a fight inside a residence. Officers arrived and made contact with the female victim, who stated she and a female ...

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Relay for Life Hosts St. Patrick’s Day Fun Run


People decked out in green and clovers grabbed their running shoes and headed to the Thread this past Saturday, March 17th to support a wonderful cause on St. Patrick’s Day morning. The weather was cool, but excitement was in the air with people beginning their run up and down the Thread or hanging out in one of the tents with ...

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Suspects Arrested in Hogansville Burglaries


Hogansville Police have charged a pair of suspects who are believed to have been involved with three separate burglary incidents on March 2nd. Police arrested Traveous Kindrez Rosser and an unidentified 16-year-old juvenile in connection to the incidents. Hogansville Police Chief Brian Harr says it was a community wide effort that helped identify the suspects. Police alerted the community to ...

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Board of Commissioners Holds Board Meeting: Presented 1st Quarter Employee Service Awards


The regular county commissioners meeting began like any other, approving the agenda of past work sessions and with a prayer and the pledge, but there was something special about this meeting as well. Many Troup County employees were in the audience, prepared to receive service awards for their dedicated service to the County and its residents. Those honored that day ...

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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Presents Scholarships to High School Seniors


Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Theta Xi Omega Chapter, in La-Grange, Georgia presented scholarships to high school seniors at the chapter’s annual Cotillion Ball held at the Del’avant Event Center on December 10, 2017. Alpha Kappa Alpha’s mission is to cultivate and encourage high scholastic and ethical standards, promote unity and friendship among college women, and help alleviate problems concerning ...

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• March 17: Come Dance With Us! The Active life, 140 Ragland Street, laGrange, GA. St. Paddy’s Day! Wearing of the Green! 7pm-10pm. Bring snack to share. Admission: $6.00. Featuring Jimmy Smith “New River Band.” Adults of all ages welcome. • March 24: Saturday, 2018 iSweat RED 5K Funrun and Health fair will be held at The Thread at Granger ...

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Troup County School System Opens Email Address for Budget-Related Questions

Troup County School System (TCSS) is currently preparing Performance Based Budgets for FY2019. For the last few years, the community has given suggestions and asked relevant budget-related questions via email during this process. Beginning now, community members can send budget inquires and suggestions to budgetquestions@ to inquire about the TCSS FY2019 budget. Responses will be posted on within ...

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Jobs coming to Hogansville as Milliken & Company Expands in Troup County


Hogansville could see up to 30 new jobs when Milliken & Company opens its warehouse facility in the coming months. Company officials today announced its expansion plans in Troup County, which includes significant investments including the purchase of the former William Carter Company distribution center in Hogansville. Milliken’s global floor covering division expects to close later this month on the ...

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NOT TODAY: Troup Baseball Crushes LaGrange


Troup and LaGrange met on the baseball field Friday, March 16th to write the first chapter to the 2018 edition of Troup County’s biggest rivalry. In front of a packed crowd, the two teams competed not only for a region 5-AAAAA win, but also for the bragging rights that come with the territory. The two teams couldn’t have entered Friday’s ...

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