Rosemont Elementary Students Purchase Mother’s Day Cakes


Students at Rosemont Elementary had the opportunity to purchase Mother’s Day cakes from Publix. Josh Stubblefied, the store manager at Publix and a Rosemont parent, came and with other volunteers, helped the students decorate their cakes for their Mothers. This has become a tradition at Rosemont and the students (and their Mothers) look forward to these cakes. Fifth Graders decorate ...

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Here’s Your Sign

County and City Drug Agents have placed a local felon back behind bars after a routine search of his residence revealed drugs and a gun. The subject tried to claim a bedroom where drugs were located did not belong to him, but a sign found inside made that claim hard to believe. Thursday afternoon, officers with the LaGrange Police Department ...

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National Day Of Prayer Takes Over The Biblical History Center

Benita Epps prays for our families

It is no coincidence that a national holiday such as the National Day of Prayer landed at such an incredible place like the Biblical History Center, an incredible gem to all of LaGrange and Troup County. Prayer is a lost necessity in the world today but fortunately for our city, there are those still dedicated to seeking God’s word in ...

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Local Firefighters Prepare To “Give Burns The Boot”

Give Burns the Boot (1)

The LaGrange Fire Department and the Troup County Fire Department are joining nearly 100 other fire departments throughout the State of Georgia by participating in the 27th annual “Give Burns the Boot” drive, benefiting the Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation. The event will run from 12 noon to 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 19 through Saturday, May 21 at the Walmart ...

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Deputies Discover Man Hauling 25 Pounds Of Marijuana


Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies have made a huge drug bust after finding a large amount of suspected marijuana during a routine traffic stop. Tuesday night about 8:31 pm, Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies performed a traffic stop on a vehicle headed southbound towards Alabama on Interstate 85 for a lane violation. The silver 2016 Dodge Charger was pulled over on the ...

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Alyssa Shirey Day: A Motorcycle – Jeep Benefit Ride

Next weekend, motorcycle, Jeep, and classic car aficionados will take to the streets to show support for a sweet little girl battling brain cancer in an event titled, “Alyssa Shirey Day” at the Elks Lodge on South Davis Road in LaGrange. Next Saturday morning, May 14, the local Blue Knights, Franklin Road Baptist, Callaway Middle School, and the Troup County ...

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2015 College & Career Ready Performance Index Shows Troup County Schools Ahead Of State

LaGrange, Ga., May 3, 2016 – Troup County School System (TCSS) received some positive news from the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) when the College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) scores were released earlier today – the county outscored the state by 2.8 points. Based on data from the 2014-15 school year, and out of 100 possible points, TCSS ...

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My Mother’s Day Tribute: Op Ed


My relationship with my Mother has always been defined by one sentence “Mom, I’m a grown man.” From a very young age, I sought independence and freedom from the tyranny of parental rules, as most kids do. During any argument, big or small, where my mother put me in my place by laying down the law of the land, I ...

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Mosa Fund Celebrates Seven Years; Fixes 1,201 Cats

In May 2009, several cat lovers in LaGrange held a meeting at the behest of Nancy Yates, to see how they could give cats in Troup County a better life. At that moment, they were particularly thinking about the multitude of feral and stray cats that they encountered all over the county. Nancy Yates founded the group and called it ...

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