Author Archives: tcneditor

Police Investigating Shots Fired On Wright Street

LaGrange Police are investigating a strange incident where they were in the immediate area where several gunshots appear to have been fired, but they were unable to locate the gun or even any bullet casings from the incident. Tuesday night about 9:45 p.m., officers with LaGrange Police Department were patrolling the area of Wright Street when they observed a white ...

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Marine Corps League’s Installation Of Officers

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Officers for the coming year were installed at the April meeting of the PFC George Eiland Detachment 1040, Marine Corps League. Officers from left to right are Don Maroni, Sgt atArms; Michael Ellis -Sr, Vice Commandant; Jeff Duffee – Commandant; Bernard Bledsoe – Judge Advocate; David McDaniel – Chaplain. Dr. George Stefenelli – Jr. Vice Commandant is not pictured.  

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Unlicensed Driver Creates Dangerous Encounter at Checkpoint

Harold Lynch

A Mountville man is now facing several charges after creating a dangerous incident at a late night vehicle checkpoint. Early Wednesday morning about 1:05 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police were conducting a traffic safety checkpoint on Hamilton Road near Union Street when officers had a dangerous encounter with a reckless driver. While officers were in the area, a Chrysler ...

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Young’s Taekwondo Instructor Visits Franklin Forest Elementary

Robert Young visited with kindergarten students FFE

Instructor Robert Young visited with kindergarten students at Franklin Forest Elementary. Instructor Young spoke with the students about being ‘Respectful, Responsible, and Safe!’ The students had a great time interacting and learning taekwondo techniques. Young’s Taekwondo believes it is important to invest in the children of our community. If you are interested in taekwondo classes, please contact Instructor Young at ...

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Candidate Forum At The Active Life Center

Sheriff James Woodruff

The Active Life Center here in LaGrange is just that: active. They consistently hold different events and activities to keep the elders of our generation as mobile and in the best health possible. These people paved the way for the current generation and are still heavily involved in certain things in our community. As such, their feedback is incredibly valuable ...

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Friday April 22nd

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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. • Tuesday night about 8:30 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Walmart on Lafayette Parkway in reference to Shoplifting. While en route police were advised via 911 that the two shoplifting ...

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Friday April 22nd

Community Calendar • April 23rd: 2016 Kiddie Fishing Rodeo will be held Saturday, April 23 from 10 am – 2 pm at the Troup County Sportsman’s Club, 5446 Roanoke Road, LaGrange (first building on right West of Lake West Point). All participants must register at judge’s table. All prizes and lunch will be donated by TCSC members and local merchants. ...

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Troup County Schools Opens Up Doors To Non-Resident Students Beginning August 2016

LaGrange, Ga., April 21, 2016 – Eligible students who live outside of Troup County can now pay tuition to attend the Troup County School closest to their home address. Troup County School System (TCSS) is now accepting applications for non-resident students. The application and parent information sheet are now available on troup.org. Students living in Georgia, but outside of Troup ...

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New CEO Named For Local Boys And Girls Club

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Our Boys and Girls Club here in LaGrange has a long history of excellence and has helped a countless number of children here in our community, children that have gone on to greatness in this and several other communities. For many years, Mr. Bart McFadden ran the local operation and has now moved on to different pastures where we all ...

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Peters Pounces On Division 1 Soccer Offer From Kennesaw

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Community Calendar • April 16th: 11th Annual Rod Benders Homecoming Tournament! The community is invited to come out to Pyne Road Park and support this annual tournament on April 16 from 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM. This event brings more than 200 boats to West Point Lake. If you’re interested in having a booth to promote your product or sell ...

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