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Cavaliers Roll Past Washington County to Advance to the Class AA State Semifinals

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The Callaway High Cavaliers fought their way to a commanding 35-20 victory over the Washington County Golden Hawks Friday to earn a spot in the Class AA semifinals. It’s the Cavaliers’ third semifinal appearance in five years, and the Cavaliers now have another chance of appearing in their first state-title game. It was slow going for the Cavaliers in the ...

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City of Hogansville Reminds Citizens of Proper Solid Waste Burning and of Safe Leaf Placement

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The City of Hogansville last week took to their official Facebook page to remind citizens of proper solid waste burning and of safe leaf placement. “There shall be no open burning of solid waste in the City except in accordance with regulations of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (1-877OK-2-BURN) and a written permit issued by the City,” stated a ...

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Man Charged with Battery for Domestic Incident

LaGrange Police have charged a local man with domestic violence after he allegedly barged his way into a home and beat up his girlfriend in a jealous rage. Early Thursday morning about 5:40 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 200 block of Grady Street in reference to reports of a fight in progress. Officers arrived and ...

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Crime Stoppers Tip Leads to Drug Bust

LaGrange Police arrested a wanted man on felony drug distribution charges with the help of a Crime Stopper tip and a police dog. Saturday morning about 10:34 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to Cherry Valley Drive in reference to a Troup County Crime Stoppers tip indicating that a wanted subject was in the area. Police were informed ...

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Congratulations to Our Turkey Coloring Contest Winners! Results Inside!

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The results are in! Troup County News officially announces winners for the 2018 Thanksgiving Turkey Coloring Contest. Each year, this contest showcases amazing talent from all across the county, and as always, three individuals won this year’s competition with flying colors. Broken into three separate age divisions, the contest gave all ages a chance to win a $15 Walmart gift ...

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Showcasing Community Talent

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As founder and executive director of the Showcase Group, a non-profit organization working with at-risk youth, John Kennebrew is a leader, advocate, powerhouse, and visionary when it comes to helping troubled kids find a new lease on life. Like Martin Luther King, Jr., he is a man with a dream – changing the world for one at-risk child at a ...

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LaGrange Warming Center Transport Schedule

Citizens are reminded that the LaGrange-Troup County Homeless Coalition’s Warming Center is open to those who need to come in from the cold this year. Located in the New Ventures building at 150 East Lukken Industrial Drive, the Warming Center is open to anyone in need whenever temperatures fall below 37 degrees for sustained periods. In addition to providing a ...

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Troup County E-911 Announces Upgraded Phone System

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Troup County would like to announce the launch of its first bonded SPLOST V project, a new and improved E-911 phone system that focuses on providing more rapid and accurate emergency response capabilities to the public. Troup County E-911 switched from a Motorola VESTA Pallas phone system to a Motorola VESTA 7 phone system last week due to the current ...

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