Author Archives: tcneditor

Local Team Builds Truck for SEMA Show


Troup County may be a small town, but it’s full of people with not only skills, but ideas and dreams as well. Just ask Denver Carter and his talented team at Truks N Stuff, who were part of a team that built a truck for the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas. “I would like to mention ...

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Mike Hudson Honored as Veteran of the Year at Annual Ceremony


under the covered parking adjacent to the Troup County Veterans Memorial at 11 a.m. to attend a Veterans Day ceremony, organized by the West Georgia Veterans Council. The celebration was to honor those who have served in the Armed Forces, to present a wreath Undeterred by Monday’s stormy weather, a group of about thirty people gathered in memoriam, and to ...

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Man Charged with Hit and Run

LaGrange Police have charged a Troup County man with Hit and Run after he allegedly struck a car with a trailer that he was towing and then fled the scene, ignoring the victim who was chasing him trying to get him to stop. Sunday evening about 6:40 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department were called to the Faith Baptist ...

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Elks Celebrate Veteran’s Day by Feeding Vets


This past Saturday The LaGrange Elks Lodge continued their annual tradition of serving lunch for Veterans and their families the local lodge on South Davis Road. The lodge was filled Saturday with Veterans and their families cycling through for a delicious barbeque lunch from Walkers. The Elks have hosted the event for the past nine years, serving more than 7,500 ...

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LaGrange Police Release October Shoplifting Report

Since May, the LaGrange Police Department has been releasing a monthly shoplifting arrests report in an effort to curb shoplifting incidents and make the public aware of the increasingly costly crime trend. LaGrange Police say there has been a sharp increase in shoplifting offenses in the city since the beginning of 2018. As of October 31, local police have documented ...

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The Newcomers and Beyond Honors Veterans


The Newcomers and Beyond hosted a Veterans Day Tea for their members to bring in a photo and tell a story about the Veteran and the impact that they had on their lives. Most of the photos were of Veterans that served in World War II and Vietnam.  Traci Amiri the President had an interesting story because her cousin Jack ...

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Up All Night Thanksgiving’s Jake Session Retires


Jake Session who is responsible for Up All Night Thanksgiving and Christmas Dinner is retiring. After 28 years of serving the needy of Troup and surrounding areas Jake Session has said that due to health reason he will not be able to continue. Jake said that he would like to thank all of those who have been so generous to ...

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Defending Americas Defenders (D.A.D) Toy Run


It is time for the 2nd annual Iron Cross motorcycle club ( I.C.M.C ) and Knights of Solomon motorcycle club ( K.O.S.M.C) Defending Americas Defenders (D.A.D) toy run. D.A.D is a local organization that helps local veterans in their time of need. Last year we raised over $4000.00 for toys for children in our local area. It will be held ...

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Come in From the Cold


As winter approaches and evening temperatures plunge, the LaGrange Troup County Homeless Coalition (LTCHC) will open its Warming Center doors from 5 p.m. to 8 a.m. to anyone who needs shelter from the cold. The center, located at 150 East Lukken Industrial Drive, provides cots, warm food, and showers to anyone in need when temperatures drop down to 37 degrees ...

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Leslie Battle Brings Life to Her 5th Grade Students

When Leslie Battle isn’t enjoying trips to the mountains and the beach with her family, you can find her interacting with students in her 5th grade classroom. While doing so, she loves to connect learning activities to their personal lives. “I work to make learning fun and real-life. I want my students to understand this is not something they are ...

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