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Lady Leopards Overpower Hornets

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It was only a matter of time. The Lady Leopards kept lurking, swinging and smiling. Eventually they did bust loose with a 7-run fourth inning, which propelled the Lady Leopards to a 9-2 win over the Lady Hornets on Monday night at the Shuford Softball Complex. “They couldn’t get us out. We were swinging level and trying hard. We were ...

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Tigers Cut Whitewater No Slack; Troup Levels Wildcats, 15-0

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Easing up is not what they do. What the Troup High Tigers do is win baseball games. They win with defense, stolen bases, solid starting pitching and depth from the starting lineup to the end of the wooden bench. The Tigers are famished for more of everything, including fundamentals and fireworks. Troup High had a heaping helping of both on ...

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Troup County School System Sets Education SPLOST Town Hall Meeting Dates

Troup County School System (TCSS) announced town hall meeting dates for information on Education SPLOST. These meetings are open to the public. In conjunction with the grassroots Your Change Makes Big Changes in Troup County Schools efforts announced in February, the following dates and times have been established: Boys and Girls Club of LaGrange: 115 East Cannon Street, LaGrange, GA ...

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Commissioners Enter Annual Budget Work Session

It is once again that time of year when the Troup County Board of Commissioners sit down to talk about how to spend money for the County in the upcoming year. Department heads from all over flock to the Government Center to state their needs for the upcoming fiscal year. This meeting always runs very long as there are many ...

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Optimist Club Of LaGrange To Host Youth Job Fair

The afternoon of Thursday, April 28 will see the local chapter of the Optimist Club International host a youth job fair here in town. The event will begin at 4pm that afternoon and run until 7 that night. This will be the second annual youth job fair that Optimist Club has hosted. The event will be held at the William ...

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Whitesville Road Elementary Students Pep Rally For GMAS


Troup High Drum line keeps the crowd pumped! Whitesville Road Elementary students kicked off GMAS testing with a pep rally. The theme for the pep rally was ‘Rock the Test’ and the students rocked the gym with cheers, dancing and entertainment provided by local high school cheerleaders, athletes, coaches and band members. Student athletes from Point University were also in ...

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Pair Of Bodies Found At Motel

LaGrange Police are investigating how a couple ended up being found dead inside a local motel with no apparent cause of death. Saturday morning about 11:47 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Super 8 Motel on Patillo Road upon reports of two unresponsive persons. Police arrived and found the two victims deceased inside the motel room. ...

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Troup County 4H BB Team Goes To State

BB Team Goes to State

One of the many programs offered by Georgia 4H is the opportunity to participate in SAFE projects. SAFE stands for shooting awareness and fun. The goals of project SAFE are to help development of self-concept, character and personal growth through safe, educational and socially acceptable involvement in shooting activities, teach life skills through safe and responsible use of firearms including ...

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School Board Approved Agreement With Jindal Films

The night of Thursday, April 21 saw another regularly scheduled meeting of the Troup County School Board to discuss the various on goings in the school system in our community. The agenda was a long one this night and after the invocation from Hillcrest Elementary School and the recognition of local honor students, the minutes from the previous meeting were ...

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