Author Archives: tcneditor

“It’s a Spellabration”: The 20th Annual CLCP Corporate Community Spelling Bee Set to Return at the End of February


As Mrs. Debbie Burdette would say, “Buzz Buzz”, it’s almost that time of year once again to assemble your team, open your dictionary, and prepare for the 20th annual spelling bee at the Callaway Conference Center. For two decades now, the spelling bee has become an early year tradition, raising money for a great cause and putting some of our ...

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Post Super Bowl Passing Causes Arrest


LaGrange Police have arrested a man who drunkenly crashed into a parked vehicle after the Super Bowl late Sunday night. Sunday night about 10:45 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded to the 900 block of Troup Street in reference to an auto collision. Officers arrived and spoke to Tony Pickett, who was determined to have struck a parked, ...

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Robertson and Gyening Speak at Republican Meeting


The political season is almost upon us, with primaries for the state quickly approaching. As such, the different political parties are gearing up for hopeful seasons across the state. There are many state level elections that are heading our way soon and each of the parties is preparing by keeping their people informed about the issues and the politicians that ...

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Troup Survives Sectional With 11 State Wrestling Qualifiers


Everything is falling into place for the Tigers. Troup High will take 11 state qualifiers to the Class AAAATraditional Wrestling Meet this Thursday through Saturday at the Macon Centreplex. The Tigers qualified all 11 at last Saturday’s Sectional Tournament in College Park. “We’re confident, and we’re wrestling smart. You just have to take it one match at a time,” said ...

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Tigers Claw Their Way To Area Wrestling Championship


They insisted upon it, from the freshmen to the seniors. In no way did they fall short either. The Tigers from Troup High outhustled Central Carrollton and every other team in the vicinity for the Area 5AAAATraditional wrestling championship on Saturday, Jan. 27 in LaGrange. Troup High got what it earned. The Tigers are the absolute No. 1 in this ...

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County Discusses Plat Application and Other Business


In recent weeks, the Troup County Board of Commissioners has been extremely busy. There has been a lot of discussion around the community as of late about the issue of litter and trash around the County. The County, the City of LaGrange, and other entities have been working on some possible solutions to this issue, all of which can be ...

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EMS Educator of the Year Award


The purpose of the EMS Educator of the Year Award is to reward an individual or organization located in Region 4 for their outstanding contribution to the development and/or enhancement of EMS Education. The recipient should typify the high ideals, irreproachable character, and extreme unselfish dedication to EMS Education. Describe in narrative form why you believe the nominated individual should ...

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Distinguished Medical Director Award


The purpose of the Distinguished Medical Director Award is to reward an individual located in Region 4 for their outstanding contribution to the development and/or enhancement of the delivery of pre-hospital emergency medical care through his or her work as an EMS Agency’s Medical Director The recipient should typify the high ideals, irreproachable character, and extreme unselfish dedication to EMS. ...

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Groundhog Day 2018: To Endure More Winter or Welcome Spring?


Groundhog Day is an interesting tradition. Dating back to the February of 1887, Punxsatawney, Pennsylvania has been home to the ceremony. A local newspaper editor, Clymer Freas convinced a local coalition known as the Punxsatawney Groundhog Club to begin the tradition as a local event for the people of Punxsatwaney. Now this event draws tens of thousands of people every ...

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