Author Archives: tcneditor

Cavaliers Take Their Positive Playoff Vibes To Brooks County


Only eight teams are left in the Georgia Class AA state championship hunt, and the Callaway Cavaliers are one of those football teams that is still living the dream and the good life. Callaway High will put its reputation and its rear end on the line one more time tonight in a third round state playoff game at Brooks County ...

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Gardner Newman Middle School Students Connect with Never Forget Traveling Exhibit


When Amanda Pack attended the Georgia Council for Social Studies’ annual conference last month, she didn’t expect to bring a museum to Gardner Newman Middle School (GNMS). Just one month later, through her connections and networking at the conference, the Mustangs now have a Holocaust museum living in their media center. Pack, who teaches 6th grade Social Studies and Current ...

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LaGrange Art Museum to Host Francoise Gilot Exhibit


The LaGrange Art Museum will feature the exhibition of Francoise Gilot: A Retrospective of Original Prints starting November 10th. Gilot, soon to be 96, premiered her first exhibition of paintings in Paris in 1943. The following year, at age 21, she met and became a very intimate friend of famed artist Pablo Picasso, then 61. Their relationship continued for nine ...

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Diverse Power Donates Funds to West Georgia Worx for Audiometric Equipment


A gift of $6,535 from Diverse Power in La-Grange has enabled Well- Star West Georgia Worx to purchase audiometric equipment so it can perform precise onsite hearing evaluations for businesses and companies in west Georgia and east Alabama. WellStar West Georgia Worx has provided Diverse Power with occupational medicine services for the past several years, including various employee health screenings ...

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Police & Sheriff’s Reports


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. • Friday afternoon about 1:58 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to Brown Cab Service on Colquitt Street in reference to a theft. Officers arrived at the business and spoke to the complainant, who stated they had ...

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Loud Music Leads to Multiple Felony Arrests

A brief burst of loud music led to the arrest of a male and female Friday night. Police initially tried to warn them that people were trying to sleep, but after much arguing the two were hauled off to jail for felony drug and gun possession. The incident occurred late Friday night about 12:37 a.m. while officers with the LaGrange ...

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Home Invasion Robbery Reported on Murphy Avenue

LaGrange Police are investigating a Home Invasion Robbery that reportedly occurred late Sunday morning. Police responded to the 600 block of Murphy Avenue about 11:23 a.m. Sunday morning upon reports of an Armed Robbery. Officers made contact with the male and female victim, who reported that an armed male forced his way into their residence and held them at gun ...

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City of LaGrange Holiday Closings, Trash/Recycling Pickup Reminder

The City of LaGrange will be closed for business November 23rd and 24th for the Thanksgiving holiday. The City of LaGrange’s Police and Fire services will remain open. Holiday garbage and recycling pick up will be delayed by one day. Residents who normally receive garbage and recycling pickup on Thursdays will have pickup on Friday, November 24th. Media Contact: Katie ...

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Sweetland on Ice Officially Opens to the Public


The cold weather is finally upon us, signaling the Christmas season. The downtown is already feeling the full effect of Christmas and Thanksgiving, with the annual sip and shop, the carriage rides, the decorations, and everything else in between that comes along this time of the year. However, something new has made its way to our community this year. For ...

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Iron Cross Hosts Successful D.A.D Benefit Ride


It’s the Christmas season and all across LaGrange and Troup County, there are different events and charity drives coming to life in order to try and make sure that no one has to go without during this Thanksgiving and Christmas. Luncheons are being hosted, gatherings are coming together, and people are truly showing their love and support for those across ...

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