Ethel Kite Hosts Academic Bowl

Techers encourage their students

On the afternoon of Thursday, January 29, Ethel Kite hosted and academic bowl with schools from Troup and the surrounding counties. Students and parents alike flocked to the building and gathered into the classrooms, eager to see the students compete and practice good sportsmanship with one another. This event always sees a huge turnout and this time there was no ...

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Behind The Mask 2016 Raises Over $70,000 For Twin Cedars

The past and present of the Royal Court

Mardi Gras is a tradition that dates back to medieval times. It was always intended to be a celebration of Fat Tuesday, the last day where you eat and drink heartily before beginning a fast period for Lent. Today it has become a major holiday for many areas in our country and all across the world. People gather for parades ...

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Man Fights Off Would-Be Robbers Outside Apartment

A local man survived a scare over the weekend as he managed to fight off three would-be armed robbers outside his home in LaGrange. Sunday night about 8:27 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded to the Lee’s Crossing Apartment complex on Old Airport Road in reference to an attempted Armed Robbery. Officers arrived and spoke to the adult ...

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LaGrange Academy Students Celebrate 100 Days Of School


The Pre-K, Kindergarten, and first grade at LaGrange Academy celebrated their education this week. Pre-K students had a parade, with each student showing off a hat with 100 items on it. Kindergarten had a double visit from two teachers dressed as “Zero the Hero”, who visits the class on any day that includes a zero. For the hundredth day, the ...

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13-Year-Old Airlifted After Motor Bike Crash

Friday evening, emergency personnel responded to the area around the playground near on Lindsey Street and Owens Street in LaGrange in reference to a child injured in a dirt bike wreck. Officials arrived and found the 13-year-old seriously injured from the accident. The juvenile had apparently been riding a Suzuki RM 100 dirt bike within the playground area when he ...

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WGH Senior Vice President Of Operations Discuss New Ventures With Troup County Retired Educators


The afternoon was just warm enough to be bearable when the Troup County Retired Educators held their monthly meeting at the Highland Country Club. Many retired teachers gathered together to go over the business portion of the meeting and to also welcome a special guest speaker. First up, a representative from the Troup County Archives came to implore the teachers ...

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Man Beaten And Robbed On Harwell Avenue

Police are investigating and incident where a local Hispanic male was brutally attacked and robbed on Harwell Avenue in LaGrange. Thursday evening about 6:54 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Smile Mart convenience store on South Greenwood Street in reference to an injured Hispanic male. Officers arrived and made contact with the victim, who had obvious ...

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