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Three-Car Crash Kills Woman Near LaGrange

The Georgia State Patrol is still investigating a crash that killed a woman on the interstate just outside La-Grange over the weekend. Troopers are still trying to finalize the investigation into the collision that occurred Saturday afternoon with the help of the Georgia Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team, but some details of the deadly crash have been released. Initial reports indicate ...

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THS Tigerettes/Majorettes Little Girls’ Clinic


The THS Tigerettes and Majorettes will be hosting a “Little Girls Clinic” Saturday, August 18 from 9AM to 2 PM at the Troup High School Gym. Open to girls in the fourth to eighth grades, the day will be spent teaching the skills needed to perform at a THS halftime show. All equipment for the event will be provided by ...

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Sea Turtles Return to Practice After Week-Long Hiatus


The Sea Turtles summer soccer team were back in action Tuesday ahead the of the team’s 11×11 game Wednesday. The Sea Turtles, under the direction of LaGrange High Coach Shane Pulliam, started their summer season in June and look to finish in late July. Tuesday’s turnout proved particularly strong with the U11 division. Before the break, the Sea Turtles managed ...

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Jada Grant of LaGrange High Qualifies For 2018 National USATF Junior Olympics Track Meet


Jada Grant of the LaGrange High School Track and Field Team qualified for the upcoming 2018 National USATF Junior Olympics Meet. The competition will be held in Greensboro, NC July 23-29. Grant qualified by breaking her own personal record with a 38-feet triple jump. The record was set at Shorter College in Rome, GA. The upcoming competition will be held ...

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Rotary Club Hosts Sheriff’s Department in Weekly Meeting


The Rotary Club of LaGrange hosted Major Keith Flory, Lieutenant Nathan Taylor, and Deputy Adam Richardson of the Troup County Sheriff’s Department Wednesday, July 11. The trio showcased the county’s bomb dog and discussed the importance of the unit to our community. The dog, better known as Stella, is a two-year-old chocolate lab with a taste for bubble gum. “Paid” ...

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There were 34 participants in attendance during week #8 of the summer shoot out. The players displayed their loyalty towards the summer shoot out success and the coaching staff was extremely grateful; CoachSamCottonstated. The games were very competitive during round robin league play with each team with three or more loses. The semi-finals started off with #3 Veterans upsetting #2 ...

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Pete Wiggins Holds Annual Youth Football Camp at Callaway


Callaway High Head Football Coach Pete Wiggins continued his annual youth football camp Tuesday, July 10th at the Callaway High practice field. Open to children and teens, boys and girls, the camp built on the event’s tradition and boasted a large turnout. Wiggins, who has turned the Callaway High football program into a state and county powerhouse, holds the one-day ...

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Troup National 12u Looking Forward to Dixie Youth State Tournament


Troup National All Stars and coaches. All Stars pitching against Wrens County. The Troup National 12u team continued their dominance this past weekend in the Dixie Youth 12u tournament. After sweeping pool play with a 4-0 record, the Nationals traveled to Swainsboro to kick off the state tournament. Divided into two pools of four, the top two teams from each ...

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In Honor of Capital Gazette

We owe you an explanation. You’re probably wondering why a small-town, family-valued newspaper would run the top-page banner we’ve got on our front page. We’ll explain. On June 29, 2018 five reporters and newsroom workers in Annapolis were killed in cold blood in the office of the Capital Gazette. Among them was Wendi Winters, a twenty-year veteran of the industry, ...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR Burks Chapel United Methodist Church, 855 Burkes Chapel Rd. invites you to Sunday School held every Sunday at 10:00 a.m. and Worship Service held every Sunday at 11:00 a.m. You’re also invited to attend weekly Bible on Wednesday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Rev. Richard Gilbert, Pastor • The Troup Retired Educators will meet Thursday, May 24th, at 11:30 at ...

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