Author Archives: tcneditor

Troup County Launches Toys for Tots Drive


Troup County has officially launched their annual Marine Corps Toys for Tots toy drive. The toy drive will benefit children of Troup County and will be donated to The Empty Stocking Fund of La-Grange and Hogansville, as well as the local Salvation Army. The County is warmly welcoming new, unwrapped toy donations from the public. The program generally provides toys ...

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Entering Auto Theft Arrest and a Holiday Reminder

LaGrange Police have arrested a local man for entering auto. The stolen property was quickly recovered, but it offered an important reminder for the holiday season. Wednesday evening about 6 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to reports of an entering automobile at the PCA Food Store on Hogansville Road. Officers arrived and learned from the victim that ...

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Family. Lifestyle. Investment. is a Way of Life for FLI Properties


When Kendall Butler was completing her chemical engineering degree from Auburn University, she knew her education experience was one she would share with others once she had an opportunity. That chance came decades later as an entrepreneur and business owner of F.L.I. Properties, a full service real estate brokerage and property management company with offices in Newnan and LaGrange. They ...

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God Is in the Details: The Story of Lilly-Grace


A few years ago, someone dumped a huge white dog at the end of my road. It was the seventh dog dumped in that location in less than a year. At first, I thought the dog belonged to the man who lived at the property where it had been hanging out, but soon realized it was another abandoned animal. Ugh! ...

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Hogansville City Manager Issues Updates on Lake Jimmy Jackson, Other Projects


Hogansville City Manager David Milliron on Wednesday updated citizens via Facebook on the progress of the city’s various projects. The projects include construction at Lake Jimmy Jackson, construction repairs on the Elm Street Bridge, and construction upgrades at the Hogansville Amphitheater. Construction began at Lake Jimmy Jackson in September, and the city aims to make the lake, located along Blue ...

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Suspect Named in Violent Robbery Incident

LaGrange Police are investigating an incident where an armed robbery victim attempted to follow his assailant in his car, only to be shot at multiple times. Fortunately, the victim wasn’t hurt, and his efforts may have helped identify the suspect. Wednesday evening about 6:30 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to New Franklin Road to meet with a ...

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No. 1 Rockmart Collides With Second Ranked Callaway Tonight


No hype is necessary. That will be the case tonight as No. 1-ranked Rockmart compares notes and game plans with No. 2-ranked Callaway in the Class AA state football semifinals. Bad intentions are expected in the 7:30 p.m. kickoff in Rockmart. “We’re going to need four quarters of Callaway football. We need to hit them in the mouth. Rockmart is ...

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Warrants Issued for Occupied Residence Burglary


Warrants have been issued for a local man’s arrest after he allegedly broke into an occupied home overnight and was confronted in the act. Making matters worse for him, the victim reportedly recognized the suspect from high school. LaGrange Police began investigating the incident early Tuesday morning when they were called to Bernard Avenue in reference to a burglary in ...

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Troup, Blessed Trinity Hook Up In Class AAAA State Semifinals


Tanner Glisson takes nothing for granted, especially good tidings of the football kind. So what has the Troup High head coach done for the Tigers lately? Glisson has propelled Troup High to a 12-1 record and a berth in the Class AAAA state football semifinals against Blessed Trinity. The Tigers and Titans will square off tonight at 7:30 in Roswell. ...

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