Author Archives: tcneditor

Troup County News’s Staff Takes on Life, LaGrange, and Everything in Between in New Weekly Columns

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Welcome to the first column here at Troup County News. These columns sprang forth out of an idea to create something new, something different in our paper where I, along with my team of excellent writers, take turns in producing works about any and everything under the sun, be it from lifestyle, entertainment, health and well being, technology, and a ...

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Tigers Settle For Nothing Less Than Dariel Daniel Championship

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After two days of strenuous wrestling the Troup High Tigers were using the “D” word. Did somebody mention dominating? Yes, they did. Troup High was by far the best team on the wrestling mat in the Dariel Daniel Grind on Thursday and Friday in the Tiger gymnasium. Troup High took on nine teams and thoroughly whipped nine teams. Most of ...

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Newnan Can’t Miss; Lady Cavs Go Down, 70-44

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No matter how far they fell behind, the Callaway High boys never gave up. They kept on coming. They kept on scrapping, and the Cavaliers kept on shooting. “We played with a lot of intensity. We shot the ball better, and we hustled,” said Callaway High boys basketball coach Terry Hayes. His team is a work in progress with a ...

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Volleyball Game Highlights Callaway’s PBIS Celebration

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The staff and administrators at Callaway High School (CHS) donned their volleyball shorts and shirts as they prepared to challenge the student team during the Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) celebration. More than 400 students participated in the PBIS rewards program. PBIS is a framework that utilizes data to measure behavior and provides incentives to encourage positive behavior. For ...

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Police & Sheriff’s Reports

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The individuals listed have been cited/arrested/charged in Troup County. However, this is not an admission of guilt. All parties are considered innocent until proved guilty. • Tuesday afternoon about 4:41 p.m., officers took a walk-in report at the La-Grange Police Department in reference to a stolen debit card. Police spoke with the victim who stated that the previous day she ...

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Community Calendar

• January 23: The LaGrange Police Department will be hosting a Citizens Police Academy at the LaGrange Police Department Training Center at 376 Aerotron Parkway, starting on Tuesday from 6:00pm to 8:30pm. The academy will run for ten weeks, ending with graduation on March 27th 2018. *All Applications to participate must be completed by Friday January 19th 2018. Application forms ...

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The Troup County Board of Commissioners Discuss Thread Grant Application, Budget Amendments

The Troup County Board of Commissioners met for their weekly Tuesday meeting on December 19th. They began their meeting with a ceremony for county employees celebrating their service anniversaries. They gave out Employee Service Awards for everyone celebrating 530 years of service. Next discussed was a grant application for an addition to The Thread, LaGrange’s in-progress trail system. This grant ...

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Blue Knights Help Provide Foster Kids Christmas Presents

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The local chapter of the Blue Knights motorcycle club recently provided numerous local foster children with Christmas gifts with a little help from L & L Motorsports. The toys were donated to Troup County Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children (CASA), who oversees over 150 local foster kids. The Blue Knights have adopted CASA as their primary charity cause that ...

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