Monthly Archives: March 2018

Callaway Soccer Faces Lamar County


Callaway boys and girls soccer faced off against teams from Lamar County Tuesday, March 27th. The girls started the show with disappointment, falling to the Trojans 4-0. Lamar County opened with an explosive offense that managed to score three goals by half. The Lady Cavaliers were unable to keep up, as the Trojans stretched the field and made plays when ...

Read More »

Rolling in the Bass


The Reel 30 Bass Trail tournament continued Sunday, March 25th at Lake Wedowee. With great weather came a great turnout and a lot of fishing fun. Some of the Southeast’s greatest fishermen came, bringing their best with them. The competition was healthy, and the participants were true sportsmen. The biggest bass caught at the tournament weighed in at 7.2 lbs. ...

Read More »

Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club Raises Money for Foster Kids


The local chapter of the Blue Knights held their annual CASA Benefit Ride Saturday, March 24th to help support local abused and neglected children. Starting in 2014, the Blue Knights GA Chapter XVIII began partnering with the Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program, which provides safe homes for abused or neglected children involved in juvenile court deprivation proceedings, for a ...

Read More »

Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest Armed Robbery Suspect from Florida


Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a man who allegedly stabbed three people during a robbery in Florida and stole a car in order to flee the state. Sunday afternoon around 12:54 p.m., deputies with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office were notified by the Bradford County Sheriff’s Office in Florida that a violent felony suspect was possibly in Troup County. ...

Read More »

Man Arrested for Stabbing Wife in Violent Domestic Assault


Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a Hogansville man after he allegedly cut up his wife’s face during a domestic incident that turned violent. Monday morning about 11:32 a.m., Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 800 block of Vernon Ferry Road in reference to reports of domestic assault where a woman was stabbed. Sheriff’s Investigators were informed that the ...

Read More »

Calumet Bank Holds BBQ Fundraiser


With spring and the feel of rebirth in the air, many people are shaking off the winter and hitting the ground running hard in 2018. It is a time where things begin to pick up steam and many organizations begin to prepare for the busy summer season. Several charitable organizations start to develop their campaign plans for the next few ...

Read More »

Troup County Drug Court Graduates Another Class


The Troup County Superior Drug Court recently celebrated the graduation of 23 more participants who are ready to move onto their lives without the devastating effects of drug abuse. The graduation ceremony was held at the Troup County Government Center Jury Selection Room Monday afternoon. The graduation speech was given by Kenneth Arnold, Chief Operations Officer with River Region Human ...

Read More »

Faith Baptist Church Hosts He’s Alive Easter Play


Many of the churches in the community always have incredible and historic activities to celebrate Easter and the resurrection of Jesus. People come together for fellowship and worship all across the Country in different churches. Here locally, one church is continuing their 25 plus year tradition of their Easter Play, “He’s Alive”. That church is Faith Baptist Church and for ...

Read More »

The Following Students were Honored at Callaway Middle School for the Third Nine Weeks:

Sixth Grade Principal’s List Calob Black, Haley Blair, Oliver Cain, Alejandro Guzman- Marin, Logan Hand, Jameson Harper, Eleesia Howard, Katelyn Huddleston, Haley Jones, D. J. Jones, Blair Littlefield, Claire New-Matthews, Saralynn Pelt, Xay Perdue, Jordyn Riley, Dalila Soto, Jazmin Thornton, Aylin Ulloa, Dayany Velasquez-Lopez and Shamaya Wilkinson. A/B Honor Roll Dominique A’Gurs, Landon Anglin, Kaitlyn Bailey, Avery Bartlett, Morgan Bartlett, ...

Read More »

Gardner Newman Middle School Recently Had Guest Speakers for Students in their Mentoring Program


Gardner Newman Middle School recently had guest speakers for students in their mentoring program. Dr. Danielle Whylly, MSW, is the Community Outreach Specialist from the U.S Attorneys office of the Northern District of Georgia. Over lunch, she had conversations with the students through her presentation called ‘Real Talk About the Law’ in an effort to compel students to think about ...

Read More »