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4-H Day At The Capital

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Troup County 4-H’ers who have shown outstanding participation and leadership by participating in DPA and judging teams joined youth from all over the state at 4-H Day at the Capitol on Wednesday, February 8, in Atlanta, Georgia. Youth had the opportunity to tour Georgia’s Capitol, see the General Assembly in session, and meet Representative Randy Nix. After exploring the capital, ...

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Troup County School System Congratulates Georgia Scholar From Callaway High

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LaGrange, Ga., April 24, 2017 – Last week at the monthly meeting of the Board of Education, Troup County School System (TCSS) recognized over 50 seniors for various honors such as Valedictorian, Salutatorian, Star Student, and Distinguished Honor graduates. One student was recognized in several of these categories, and was also honored as a 2017 Georgia Scholar – Grace Summers. ...

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THS Student Council Donates Books And Time To The Certified Literate Community Program

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The Student Council at Troup County Comprehensive High School collected over 3200 books to donate to the Certified Literate Community Program. Student efforts were lead by their adviser, Christy Kelley. For the past several years the student council has made literacy a focal point for their service leadership projects. The students have participated in several book drives, volunteered for Leggin’ ...

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H&H Builders Hosts Motorcycle-Jeep Benefit Ride

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Saturday morning local motorcycle and jeep aficionados hopped onto their rides and took to the streets to help raise money for friend going through breast cancer. Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies, family friends, and folks who just love bikes or hate cancer gathered at the H& H construction building on Hogansville Road to participate in a motorcycle/ jeep benefit ride to ...

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Diverse Power Annual Meeting Set For May 10

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(LaGrange, Ga.) Diverse Power Incorporated will hold its Annual Meeting of Members on Wednesday, May 10, at its headquarters at 1400 South Davis Road in LaGrange and, simultaneously, at its new Pataula District Office at 373 U.S. Highway 82 East in Cuthbert. Registration in LaGrange and Cuthbert is set for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. All registered members receive a ...

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Troup High Draws Huge Crowd For Donkey Basketball

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After weeks of smack talk and preparation, the showdown of the century was finally upon us this past Tuesday night, April 25 at Troup High School. For weeks up until the night of the game, members of Team Frailey and Team Medders had been taunting one another through heated and hilarious Facebook attack videos. Now with all of the smoke ...

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Domestic Snatch and Grab Robberies Still Under Investigation

LaGrange Police are investigating a pair of domestic incidents as robberies after two separate males fought with their girlfriends and snatched their cell phones. The first incident allegedly occurred on April 19. Officers with the LaGrange Police Department were dispatched to the incident on North Cary Street in reference to a Robbery by Sudden Snatching. Police arrived and spoke with ...

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Police Nab Electrician Shop Burglar

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LaGrange Police have arrested a man on burglary charges after he was caught running from a local business he had allegedly just broken into. Sunday night about 7:27 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded Sivell Electric on Oak Lane in reference to a Non-residential Burglary. Police arrived and made contact with the business owner, who stated he witnessed ...

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Hillside Art, Music & Food Festival Saturday

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LaGrange GA—The Hillside Art, Music & Food Festival takes place on Saturday, April 29 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., in the artistic Hillside Neighborhood, LaGrange, Ga. Over 40 vendors are participating in the festival including painters, potters, jewelers, woodworkers, stained glass crafters as well as farm and gardening vendors. Music at the event includes a varied and appealing lineup: ...

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