News

Troup County Board Of Education—“Another Side Of The Relationship”

Callaway High School’s Junior ROTC presented the colors and pledge of allegiance to start off the Troup County Board of Education’s August 18 meeting. Hollis Hand Elementary students also showcased a few songs they have learned in their Strings Attached Program for all of the board members and academic staff present. Afterwards, Ted Alford, Dr. Cole Pugh, and the rest ...

Read More »

American Home Shield Participates in We Serve Day

b02da6786ca480fa1e93f315e2c76821Image_23.jpg

This community understands the idea behind public service, and better yet, its citizens embody the definition of selflessness that giving to others requires. Soup kitchens, shelters, food closets—you name it, and a local church, school, or company provides it. But when a Fortune 500 corporation reaches out to 115 E Cannon Street’s Boys and Girls Club, the impact becomes even ...

Read More »

County Working With Department Heads, Solving Pay Issues

Troup County has a history of excellence and has quickly become one of the greatest counties in the United States to live in and raise a family. The incredible law enforcement in our community, the solid leadership, and the true, kind, and caring people that live here make it a community that is a standard of excellence to behold. Recently ...

Read More »

Genius Burglarizes Home, Posts Evidence Online

fb8eeff46127ad4a8c228aae83686808Image_24.jpg

Investigators with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office have arrested a Hogansville man after he allegedly burglarized a home and attempted to sell items he stole by posting them on Facebook. According to Sheriff’s Investigators, deputies began looking into the burglary, which allegedly occurred on August 13 in Northern Troup County. Sheriff’s Investigators, along with members of the Troup County Sheriff’s ...

Read More »

Kayak Parade For Kim With Poker Run

ef0cd922df5a436c19c44c7859424763Image_26.jpg

Hosting a 5k is a great way to raise money. Selling t-shirts is always a solid go-to. But, supporters of Kim Murphy and her fight against breast cancer want to do something a little more creative, a little more memorable to raise money for her. Kim’s loved ones have come together and formed a group known as “Cause We Love ...

Read More »

“13 The Musical” Opens In West Point

08e7d357b23cf9c4539b3301192cf1acImage_7.jpg

New Horizon Community Theatre (NHCT) in West Point opens this season with “13 the Musical” on August 25th. Though the cast is comprised of teens, this upbeat musical comedy is designed to entertain teens and adults of all ages. This Broadway musical is set to an unforgettable rock score, written by Tony Award winning composer Jason Robert Brown. When Evan ...

Read More »

County Looks To Examine Employees’ Wage Gap

This past Tuesday, August 16 was a busy day for the Troup County Board of Commissioners as they set out to establish and approve several local pieces of business. The board is constantly on the move to try and make the County better and with the fall season quickly approaching, they had several items of interest to cover at this ...

Read More »

Big Tires Get Bad Charges

de877f0034f08aa73e74409d888cb3c8Image_6.jpg

LaGrange Police have arrested a man on a pair of drug charges during routine speeding ticket investigation. Monday night about 10:03 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department were in the area of Callaway Church Road, when police observed a truck traveling at nearly 20 mph over the posted speed limit. A traffic stop was conducted on the vehicle and ...

Read More »

Local Couple Helps Start Back The Blue Movement In Our Community

Cynthia and Bubba Mayfield

Cynthia and Bubba Mayfield are just like us. They live in our community, their family has roots here, and they are hardworking, thoughtful, and considerate neighbors and friends. They are, just like so many of our moms and dads, brothers and sisters, the backbone and the lifeblood of the LaGrange and Troup County community. When they see a need, they ...

Read More »

Felony Shoplifter Abandons Young Daughter At Mall

743a87bf194428f4311966ac5ba180fbImage_29.jpg

LaGrange Police have arrested a woman on Felony Shoplifting charges after she allegedly abandoned her twoyear- old daughter at the mall to avoid capture. Tuesday afternoon about 2:30 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police responded to the Belk department store in the LaGrange Mall on Lafayette Parkway in reference to Shoplifting. While en route, police were advised that the white ...

Read More »