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McClellan Ordered To Pay $600,000 For Statements Against Wolfe

McClellan Ordered To Pay $600,000 For Statements Against Wolfe The court waited with baited breath on Wednesday afternoon in the courtroom, the room that would hold the deciding fate of Richard Wolfe vs Ronald McClellan. This libel lawsuit has been well publicized in the media and has been a big point of contention for a while now. The courtroom was ...

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Machete Wielding Mother-Daughter Combo Accused Of Home Invasion Attack

Tanisha Tashaun Flowers

Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators have arrested a mother and daughter combo, who allegedly forced their way into a home and attacked a family with machetes. The incident allegedly occurred early Monday morning Investigators at a residence in West Troup County. According to Sheriff’s Investigators Tanisha Tashaun Flowers and Shonnie Deree Flowers forcibly entered the home wielding machetes due to an ...

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How To Approach Buying A Pool Or Spa

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Many homeowners feel pools or spas are must-have features as they attempt to turn their homes in their own personal oases. The decision to get a pool or a hot tub is not one to take lightly. Significant purchases, pools and/or spas can affect the value of a home and also require various safety modifications. Taking a thoughtful approach when ...

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Boxwood Blight

Boxwood Blight Brian Maddy, County Extension Agent We have a confirmed report of the boxwood blight in Troup County. It has killed both English and American boxwoods in Hogansville. The plants infected were mature, established plants with no record of new plants being brought to the site. Once infected, the plants die. There is no post treatment at this time. ...

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Chamber Held Ribbon Cutting For Renasant Bank

The ribbon is cut

The afternoon was bright and the party was hoping on the afternoon of Tuesday, February 2 as many people gathered together for the ribbon cutting at Renasant Bank here in LaGrange. The Mardi Gras themed party was brightly colored with greens, purples and golds as guest filed in. There was even food and drink at this event. Renasant Bank has ...

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Pair Of Construction Workers Accused Of Felony Theft

David Ray Duncan

Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators have arrested one man and are seeking another after the pair allegedly stole numerous items while working at a Troup County residence. Deputies began looking into the incident after a local homeowner reported multiple firearms and electronics were taken from his home. Sheriff’s Investigators later learned that a homeowner hired a company to conduct repairs to ...

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Local Man In Critical Condition After Late-Night Wreck

A local man is in critical condition after being ejected from his vehicle during a late-night motor vehicle collision in LaGrange. Early Wednesday morning about 1:51 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police responded to South Ogletree Street near Colquitt Street in reference to a motor vehicle collision with injuries. Officer arrived and located the victim the 33-year-old victim, Dexter Lindsey, ...

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Pair Of Car Chases End In Crashes

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LaGrange Police have recently arrested two separate suspects who allegedly fled from them during traffic stops and ended up being caught after crashing their vehicles. The first incident occurred Friday night about 9:30 p.m., when LaGrange Police were at the intersection of Honeycutt Place and North Greenwood Drive. As a vehicle in front of officers passed through the intersection under ...

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Troup County School System Sets The Stage For ESPLOST Education

Troup County School System (TCSS) announced plans to unveil an initiative that seeks to educate the community about Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (ESPLOST). The initiative, Your Change Makes Big Changes in Troup County Schools, is designed to help the community: 1. Differentiate ESPLOST funding versus general operating expenses 2. Distinguish previously funded projects such as additions at ...

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