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Troup Shines in Win over Sandy Creek

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The Troup High Tiger football team improved to 6-0 on the season with a 35-21 victory over Sandy Creek on Friday. The Tigers went on the road to face off against the Patriots in a region matchup. After a brief weather delay, the two teams got into action, and the Tigers found themselves down early. Troup responded when quarterback Kobe ...

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LaGrange College Continues to Struggle under New Head Coach

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The LaGrange College football team fell to 1-3 on the season with a disappointing showing on the road against N.C. Wesleyan. The Panthers succumbed to the Battling Bishops to give the North Carolina school their second win of the season. The Panthers, who finished the season 4-6 under former coach Steve Pardue last season, have yet to find a spark ...

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Point University Stumbles, Falls 1-5 in Football

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The Point University Skyhawks fell to 1-5 on the season after a close loss to the University of Pikeville at RAM Stadium in Valley, Alabama on Saturday, September 29. It was the Skyhawks’ third home game of the season, and coming into the matchup, the team had a 1-1 record when playing at home. Now it’s 1-2. The Skyhawks started ...

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Predicting Callaway’s Football Season

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With the majority of the regular season behind them, the Callaway Cavaliers boast an impressive 5-1 record. Their only loss came in a relatively-close matchup against the Region 4AAAA Troup High Tigers earlier this season, and the 2AA Cavaliers have an unblemished conference record that has led them to being ranked second in their region. The Cavaliers’ earned one of ...

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IPAWS National Test Scheduled for October 3, 2018

Troup County Emergency Management would like to inform the public of the Integrated Public Alert and Warning Systems (IPAWS) National Test of the Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) and the Emergency Alert System (EAS) planned for Wednesday, October 3, 2018. The Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) is an alert used to warn the public about hazardous weather, missing children, and other dangerous ...

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Chromebook Initiative Places Digital Technology Into the Hands of 6,000 Students

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Beginning October 1st, Troup County School System (TCSS) will begin distributing roughly 6,000 Chromebooks to middle and high school students in conjunction with their focus on one-to-one learning. The Chromebook Initiative was approved by the Board of Education (BOE) in June. While the concept of classroom learning via Chromebooks is not new, now, students providing every student their own device, ...

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School Board Plans Superintendent Search

Thursday evening, the Troup County School Board met with consultants from McPherson & Jacobson to discuss a timeline for the search for a new superintendent and iron out details for the search. The Nebraska search firm was hired to lead the search to replace previous school superintendent Dr. Cole Pugh at the last regular meeting. McPherson & Jacobson consultant, James ...

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Easy Oreo Truffles

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Ingredients: •1 (16 ounce) package OREO Chocolate Sandwich Cookies, divided •1 (8 ounce) package PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened •2 (8 ounce) packages BAKER’S Semi-Sweet Baking Chocolate, melted Directions: 1. Crush 9 of the cookies to fine crumbs in food processor; reserve for later use. (Cookies can also be finely crushed in a resealable plastic bag using a rolling pin.) Crush ...

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Sheriff’s Office Investigating Dollar General Robbery

Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators are looking for a man who robbed the Dollar General on Greenville Road Thursday afternoon. Around 4:13 p.m., Thursday deputies and investigators with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office were called to the Dollar General located at 3836 Greenville Road upon reports of an Armed Robbery. Deputies arrived and were informed by employees that an unknown male ...

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