Monthly Archives: October 2018

Chromebook Initiative Places Digital Technology Into the Hands of 6,000 Students

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Beginning October 1st, Troup County School System (TCSS) will begin distributing roughly 6,000 Chromebooks to middle and high school students in conjunction with their focus on one-to-one learning. The Chromebook Initiative was approved by the Board of Education (BOE) in June. While the concept of classroom learning via Chromebooks is not new, now, students providing every student their own device, ...

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School Board Plans Superintendent Search

Thursday evening, the Troup County School Board met with consultants from McPherson & Jacobson to discuss a timeline for the search for a new superintendent and iron out details for the search. The Nebraska search firm was hired to lead the search to replace previous school superintendent Dr. Cole Pugh at the last regular meeting. McPherson & Jacobson consultant, James ...

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Easy Oreo Truffles

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Ingredients: •1 (16 ounce) package OREO Chocolate Sandwich Cookies, divided •1 (8 ounce) package PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened •2 (8 ounce) packages BAKER’S Semi-Sweet Baking Chocolate, melted Directions: 1. Crush 9 of the cookies to fine crumbs in food processor; reserve for later use. (Cookies can also be finely crushed in a resealable plastic bag using a rolling pin.) Crush ...

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Sheriff’s Office Investigating Dollar General Robbery

Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators are looking for a man who robbed the Dollar General on Greenville Road Thursday afternoon. Around 4:13 p.m., Thursday deputies and investigators with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office were called to the Dollar General located at 3836 Greenville Road upon reports of an Armed Robbery. Deputies arrived and were informed by employees that an unknown male ...

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GDOT Moving Forward with Right-of-Way Acquisition on Hamilton Road in LaGrange

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The Georgia Department of Transportation has begun reaching out to a number of property owners along Hamilton Road/US 27 in LaGrange. The Department is negotiating the acquisition of right-of-way that will be necessary for a roadwidening project. Engineers plan to expand nearly 1.5 miles of the current two-lane road into four lanes, from the Auburn Street intersection to the Whitesville ...

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Convicted Felon Caught with Gun and Drugs

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LaGrange Police have rearrested a wanted felon thanks to a tip pointing out he was in the area with a firearm. The suspect then allegedly fled from police and was later found to also be in possession of illegal narcotics. Wednesday night about 10:07 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 400 block of Jackson Street in ...

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#2 Callaway Wins Electrifying Game over #3 Bremen

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The Callaway Cavaliers triumphed in a four-quarter contest over the Bremen Blue Devils in a top-three matchup that came down to the wire. Callaway took an early lead in the first quarter when quarterback Jacob Freeman connected with #16 Markus Norman for a four-yard touchdown pass to get the Cavaliers on the board. Callaway’s score came after a missed field ...

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Grangers Show Heart in Narrow 9-6 Defeat to Cedartown

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“We’ve given up six points in the second half all year, so I know despite the kids’ inability to win the game and finish, we’re not quitters.” – Chuck Gibbs, LaGrange Coach LaGrange Coach Chuck Gibbs’ message to his team following their 9-6 defeat at home to Cedartown Thursday night was clear. A clearly-emotional Gibbs praised his team’s secondhalf performance ...

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