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“Stop the Bleed” Training Provided for School Staff

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Public Safety from across Troup County continue working with the Troup County School System on school safety and creating a protocol if an emergency were to happen. Eighty-two participants from Troup County Schools, as well as Heard County, recently participated in the “Stop the Bleed” training. According to American Medical Response Course Paramedic Brian Lee who led the class, this ...

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Hogansville Designated as Rural Zone

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The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) has designated the historic downtown Hogansville corridor as a “Rural Zone” under a new program that will allow eligible business to qualify for state tax credits effective January 1, 2019. The Rural Downtown Revitalization Act, was enacted by the legislature in 2017, and encourages investment in “Rural Zone” communities that creates jobs, refurbishes ...

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Second Robbery Suspect Arrested

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LaGrange Police have arrested a second suspect from the pair of robberies that occurred overnight Wednesday. Police responded to the first incident early Thursday morning about 12:52 a.m. upon reports of an Armed Robbery on Mill Creek Parkway. Police arrived and spoke with the male victim at a separate location. The victim explained that he was offered a ride by ...

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Grangers Fall on the Road against Cartersville

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The Grangers fought hard Friday but couldn’t overcome the might of the Cartersville Purple Hurricane football team as they fell 45-7. A beleaguered Granger offense failed to score all evening, with the lone touchdown coming from a defensive pick-six. The loss drops the Grangers to 0-3 in Region 4AAAA and 1-5 on the season. LaGrange’s offensive struggles are nothing new ...

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Callaway Crushes Lamar County to Stay Unbeaten in Region 2AA

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The Cavaliers went on the road Friday to take on the Trojans of Lamar County for their third region matchup of the season. Callaway entered the game undefeated and ranked second in Region 2AA. The 6-1 Cavaliers were favored over the Trojans coming into Friday’s matchup and quickly showed why when quarterback Jacob Freeman busted a 45-yard quarterback keeper for ...

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Grangers Looking for Their Second Win Tonight on the Road against Cartersville

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LaGrange football returns tonight on the road against Cartersville. The Grangers look to rebound from a close loss to Cedartown last Thursday, when the Bulldogs beat them 9-6. Following last week’s matchup, LaGrange Coach Chuck Gibbs praised his team’s second-half effort, but noted that a similar performance wouldn’t be enough to get the job done against Cartersville. Saying that the ...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

COMMUNITY CALENDAR •October 9, 2018 LaGrange College will host a debate between Randy Robertson and Valerie Haskins, candidates for the Georgia Senate District 29 seat, at 11:15 a.m. Oct. 9 in DicksonAssembly Room inTurner Hall. Free and open to the public. •November 3, 2018 AnAARPDriversSafetyClasswillbeheldonNov.3rdattheGrantvilleLibrary. Theclasswillstartat 10:00andisopentoALLages. YoudonothavetobeanAARPmembertoattend. Theclasswillcover thenewrulesoftheroadandalsoreviewnewGAdrivinglaws. Classcosts: $15forAARPmembersand $20fornonmembers. Toregistercall770-683-0535. •Every Monday: Al-Anon-7:00 p.m. at Dallas-Dodd ...

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Lynn Walker Gendusa at Plum Southern

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Inspirational author Lynn Walker Gendusa, will be at Plum Southern on Main Street to autograph copies of her book, It’s All Write With Me, beginning at noon, Saturday, October 6. A retired interior designer, Ms. Gendusa, now writes a weekly newspaper column, sharing her wit, wisdom, and life insights with devoted readers. Her book It’s All Write With Me is ...

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Joining Thousands of Youth Across U.S. in October

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Students from Troup County will join thousands of other youth on athletic fields across the nation during the month of October to share their Christian faith with fellow students during the 15th annual national Fellowship of Christian Athletes’ (FCA, www.fca.org) Fields of Faith event. This rapidly growing, interdenominational outreach event will be held at more than 500 locations throughout the ...

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College Football Week 5 Takeaways

The Auburn Tigers are regressing offensively. Not much good can be said about the Auburn offense after their lackluster 24-13 win over Southern Miss Saturday. The Tigers failed to score more than two touchdowns in a single quarter the entire evening. To make matters worse, the two teams tied in the second quarter with ten points scored each, and it ...

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