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Troup County News 2017 Turkey Contest Winners


Thanksgiving is finally here and you can already smell the food in the air. The shopping is picking up for Christmas, family is flocking together, and everyone is ready for some quality time with the ones that they love. All across LaGrange, local businesses are getting in the spirit with an ice rink opening, a horse drawn carriage has been ...

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The Festive Five at the LaGrange Mall


Whether shopping, strolling, or gathering at center court, visitors to the LaGrange Mall during the week of November 13-17th, had the opportunity to enjoy live performances and jump start their holiday shopping while listening or viewing the multiple talents our community has to offer. Performances included the Gardner Newman Intermediate Band, The Active Life Line Dancers, Faithful Hearts, Monica M. ...

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Businessman makes $1 million gift to LaGrange College


Atlanta businessman Jerry Wilkinson and his family have donated $1 million to LaGrange College to support its “From Promise to Prominence Campaign,” specifically the institution’s Servant Scholars Program. Wilkinson, a member of the college’s Board of Trustees, is the founder and chairman of The Wilkinson Companies, a real estate management firm. Since 1984, he has directed the operations and growth ...

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Woman Struck with Hammer During Robbery at Walmart


LaGrange Police are investigating a Robbery and Assault that occurred early Saturday morning at the Walmart on New Franklin Road. A 65-year-old female employee was reportedly struck in the head with a hammer after she walked up on a theft in progress. According to police, the female Walmart employee walked into the electronics section around 4:40 a.m. Saturday morning and ...

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Callaway Wins against Rockmart, Troup Falls to St. Pius


This past week end, Friday, November 17th to be exact, was a day of many emotions for students and players in the Troup County School System. After weeks of rigorous games, combining with deadlines for school projects, two of our teams here in LaGrange and Troup County met in playoff competition in out of town games on Friday night. Troup ...

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Community Calendar

• November 29: Original art prints for sale atActive Life Senior Center from 1-3 p.m. Prices range from $10 to $100. Support your local artists. • December18th: The WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Board of Trustees meets routinely on the third Monday of each month at 5:15 p.m. in the WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Board Room. • Now – ...

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New Elementary School Scheduled to Open in August 2018


As students and staff of Whitesville Road Elementary School (WRES) gathered under a large tent to drive stakes in the ground for their replacement facility, parents and community members gathered as well. It was obvious that construction was well underway after an August groundbreaking ceremony was cancelled due to weather. The new Stake in the Ground Ceremony certainly made up ...

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School Board Student and Staff Recognitions for November Include Teacher of the Year Candidates


 Before the recent school board meeting for the Troup County School System kicked off this past Thursday night, November 16th, there were some very important student and staff recognitions that needed to be made before the meeting began. It was once again that time of year for the school system to recognize their teachers of the year on the individual ...

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