Author Archives: tcneditor

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. • Wednesday morning about 6:42 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to Golden Beauty Supply on Commerce Avenue in reference to a Burglary. Officers arrived and spoke with the complainant, who stated that he was cleaning the ...

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School Board Reviews Ongoing Construction Projects

During their December 14th regular meeting, the Troup County Board of Education reviewed the the multiple ongoing and upcoming construction projects at local school facilities. The board was guided through a CGI model fly through video of the upcoming Troup High School athletic facility project by Assistant Superintendent John Radcliffe. The impending multi-story facility is expected to have a new ...

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Troup County Board of Commissioners Hosts Weekly Work Session


This past Thursday, December 14th, the Troup County Board of Commissioners held their weekly work session at the courthouse. Several items were on the agenda that morning, and there was a lot to be discussed. The work session began with a presentation by Maryellen Simmons, who represented the Public Defenders’ office and had previously made another presentation to the board. ...

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From the North Pole to LaGrange Memorial Library: Mrs. Claus Reads Christmas Stories


This past Wednesday morning, December 13th, LaGrange Memorial Library hosted a very special guest. Mrs. Claus traveled all the way from the North Pole to visit the children and to read them stories. This sweet, jolly lady was dressed in her festive holly printed dress and had her reading spectacles ready. Local children gathered around Mrs. Claus’ rocking chair in ...

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West Point Road Charter Bank Branch Robbed


Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators are looking for an unknown man who robbed the Charter Bank on West Point Road Thursday afternoon. Deputies rushed to the bank around 2:03 p.m. after receiving reports of an armed robbery at the location. Multiple push button alarms were activated, which got authorities there a mere three minutes later, but not before the suspect was ...

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Chamber Hosts Christmas Party at SPLASH Kitchens and Baths


In a chaotic world, a world constantly in motion, the holidays bring with them a slower pace. After the shopping is done, there are moments of quiet time with friends and loved ones. That is exactly the environment that took place this past Thursday night, December 14th, when the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce hosted their annual Chamber Bash business ...

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Bill Hunnicutt to Take Over for Bobby Carmichael as the Executive Director of the Downtown Development Authority


Downtown LaGrange is a special place. Not only does its beauty manifest in its history and the tales that make it what it is, but it also offers a large variety of things to do. Sweetland Amphitheater, Wild Leap Brewery, several local restaurants, and the newly opened Courtyard by Marriot hotel are just a few of the offerings the downtown ...

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Courtyard Marriott Opens for Business in Downtown LaGrange


Many in LaGrange have eagerly awaited the opening of the Courtyard by Marriott in Downtown La-Grange. Residents have seen it through every step of the way, from the demolition of the old Mansour’s building all the way to its opening day. The excitement continues to spread through LaGrange as the 24/7 Starbucks Bistro has already attracted plenty of foot traffic, ...

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LaGrange Blows Past Cavaliers; Huzzie, Russell Throw Down 23 Each


Covan Huzzie knew all the hows and the whys. The Granger senior guard had no problem dissecting his team’s 68-47 boys basketball win over Callaway High on Tuesday night in the LaGrange gym. “We played team ball, and we played tough. We’re improving every day,” said Huzzie, the 5-foot-8 sharpshooter. Like all good teams, the La-Grange High boys are constantly ...

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Sharks Are Feeding Off Of Yin’s Smooth Coaching Delivery


He comes. He emphasizes. He accents, and he teaches. William Yin, the head coach of the senior team for the Troup County Sharks, would not want it any other way. Yin is a swimming guru. He is a master technician, and he does it his way four days a week at the pool at the Mike Daniel Recreation Center. Yin’s ...

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