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2017 Troup Top Shot Check Presentation

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Thursday morning, Sheriff James Woodruff presented a check for $500 to Lynn Howard, of Troup Relay for Life, from the proceeds of last weekend’s Top Shot competition. They event was not only a day of fun for local gun enthusiasts, but it also helped raise the money for cancer research through Relay for Life. Since its inception, Troup Top Shot ...

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Sheriff’s Office Upgrades Camera Equipment

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Correctional officers at the Troup County Sheriff’s Office have recently been assigned body cameras to wear while working at the jail. Troup County Sheriff James Woodruff purchased a total of 16 body-cams for the jail division to help document inmate and officer activities. Jailors began wearing the cameras around the beginning of November and officers are still in the process ...

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Animals Removed from Hogansville Residence

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Hogansville Police have once again had to remove numerous animals from a residence due to animal neglect. On Wednesday, officers from the Hogansville Police Department and additional agencies seized about 20 animals from a private residence in the 100 block of Jim Drive. Due to excessive number of animals, Hogansville Police worked together with Animal Control Officers with the LaGrange ...

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Troup, Callaway Remain In The State’s Top 10

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Apparently the Tigers and Cavaliers have some staying power. Troup High and the Callaway Cavaliers are once again in the upper half of this week’s Georgia high school state football polls. Although losing to No. 1ranked Cartersville, 52-13 last Friday, the Troup High Tigers are still ranked in the Top 10 in Class AAAA. In the latest football rankings, Troup ...

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Republicans Talk Election Day and Upcoming Downtown Events

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This past Tuesday afternoon, November 7th was an extremely busy day for many in LaGrange and Troup County. This past Tuesday, November 7th, was the local election, sending members of the political parties into overtime. With everything going on that day, the Republican Party decided to have a meeting that not only touched on the election, but also shed some ...

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Community Calendar

• November 20th: The WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Board of Trustees meets routinely on the third Monday of each month at 5:15 p.m. in the WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Board Room. • December18th: The WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Board of Trustees meets routinely on the third Monday of each month at 5:15 p.m. in the WellStar West ...

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Hit & Run Fatality Update:

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A LaGrange man is behind bars for the hit and run collision that killed an elderly man walking on Pyne Road Friday night. Scott Eli Sparks was taken into custody by the Georgia State Patrol Tuesday morning after Troopers were able to identify him as a suspect in the fatal collision. The victim, George Allen, age 78, was killed late ...

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Thornton and Arrington Win Big On Election Day

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This past week was another historic one for the citizens of LaGrange and Troup County. For a few months now, people have been waiting in anticipation for the end of the Mayoral race, the vote on the SPLOST, and who would take the District One seat that saw three Republican candidates contest one another. This past Tuesday night, November 7th, ...

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Bad To The Bone: Callaway Rocks Red Jackets, 42-12

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The man applauded his defense, congratulated his offense and shook every hand that he could on another winning night in Cavalierland. Pete Wiggins, the Callaway High football coach, was giving his team the official seal of approval after Thursday night’s 4212 Cavalier win over Columbus Jordan. With the state playoffs only days away, Callaway High stepped it up one more ...

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