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Troup Loses Heartbreaker to Sandy Creek

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A five-run fourth inning propelled Sandy Creek to a surprising victory over the Troup High Tigers on Thursday, September 6. The Tigers scored early in the game, going up 1-0 in the top of the first. A five-inning shutout followed for the Tigers, and they found themselves down 5-1 as Sandy Creek exploded in the fourth. Avery Pearson started on ...

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Police Investigating Motel 6 Robbery

LaGrange Police are investigating the second business robbery on LaFayette Parkway in as many weeks after an unknown male robbed the local Motel 6 overnight Friday. Early Saturday morning about 2:10 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to Motel 6 on Lafayette Parkway in reference to reports of an Armed Robbery. Officer arrived and made contact with the ...

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LaGrange Softball Endures Two Back-to-Back Blowouts

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The LaGrange High softball team has put together and impressive season, but now stands 12-6 after two blowout losses this past weekend. Coming off a strong 9-1 win over Flowery Branch, the Grangers had two games on the road Saturday, and they lost both by a large margin. Put together, the Grangers were outscored 20-6 for the weekend. The Grangers ...

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AFC Troup Starts State Schedule

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AFC Troup teams began their state schedule this past weekend. The teams began practicing during the summer and held a few successful scrimmage matches. Practices are currently held in different locations throughout LaGrange, depending on the division. Currently, U15 and U19 boys are on the track field, all academy teams and U13 girls are behind Whitesville Road Elementary, and the ...

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Troup County to Sell Surplus Property

The Troup County Board of Commissioners would like to inform the public of the decision to auction forty-two surplus declared Troup County vehicles and tractors through GovDeals. GovDeals is a webbased marketplace liquidity service that allows government agencies to sell surplus and confiscated items online. The website has a wide customer base that will allow bids from up to a ...

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College Football Week 2 Takeaways: Kirby Smart is Not Mark Richt

Another weekend of college football is in the books. The SEC had a relativelyslow weekend, but week two featured some interesting matchups—both in and out of the conference. For some (Florida), it was a weekend of historic proportions. Here’s a look at some key takeaways from different SEC programs from week two: Mississippi State may be as good as advertised. ...

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Troup County School System Offers Mindset Training Certification

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Kay Hill, Coordinator of Social Emotional Health for Troup County School System (TCSS), said that training employees for challenging student behaviors is all about keeping everyone safe. When a Mindset Training team came onsite for two days of rigorous training for 16 TCSS employees, the focus for Hill and the training facilitators was on communication skills, crisis prevention, de-escalation of ...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

COMMUNITY CALENDAR •Ballroom Dance Lessons are held weekly at The Active Life in La-Grange from 7 p – 8 p. $100. per couple for a 5 – week session. The next session will begin Thursday, Aug. 30th. For more information contact Cody Wayne Foote at 334-6632408. • Mondays: The “Movers and Shakers” Line Dance class will be held at Springfield ...

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Downtown LaGrange Development Authority Presents Ciao Vino!: AWine Pairing Experience

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On Friday, September 7, the Downtown Lagrange Development Authority presented an impressive wine tasting and food pairing experience to benefit The Lafayette Alliance. Global, national, and regional wines were paired with food prepared by talented, local chefs. Craft beers and other spirits were also available to tickle the taste buds. A complimentary wine glass and appetizer tray was given to ...

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Dr. Julie Williams Visits the Legacy Museum

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On Tuesday, September 11, the Troup County Historical Society hosted a Lunch and Learn event at the Legacy Museum. It featured Dr. Julie Williams, who is an Assistant Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication in the Howard College of Arts and Sciences at Samford University. Dr.Williams uses the same publishing company that the Museum and Archives uses so Shannon Johnson, ...

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