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Attendance Matters in Troup County School System Schools

District highlights Attendance Awareness Month and shares how missing school impacts learning LaGrange, Ga., August 2, 2017 – Before students walk through the halls for the first time this school year, Troup County School System (TCSS) wants all students, parents, businesses, and community members to know that Attendance Matters – and here’s why. During the summer planning months, district leaders ...

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Larkin Shares her Journey on St. James Way with the Lions Club

Sue Larkin gave the presentation that morning on the St. James Way which she recently hiked

The Lions Club here in LaGrange and Troup County has been very active over the past couple of weeks. They have recently come off another of their incredibly successful golf tournament where they have raised a large sum of money to put back into the community, with a specific selection this year to the Pineland Boys Home. They are also ...

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Watch Out for the Big Yellow Bus! School Starts August 10th

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LaGrange, Ga., August 1, 2017 – As students return to school, the Georgia Department of Education and State School Superintendent Richard Woods are urging motorists to use caution when approaching a school bus and to brush up on the law regarding passing a school bus. According to Georgia law, vehicles traveling in BOTH directions must stop when a school bus ...

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Community Calendar

• August 21st: The WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Board of Trustees meets routinely on the third Monday of each month at 5:15 p.m. in the WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Board Room. • September 5th: Lunch and Learn Series! Join the Troup County Master Gardeners on a Free Horicultural Adventure on September 5 with All You Need to Know ...

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Lewis Pleads Guilty and Receives Ten Years in Prison

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It was a heavy day this past Thursday morning, August 3rd here in the court systems of Troup County. A LaGrange man stood accused of trying to entice children online. Lewis was caught in communication with detectives posing as minors and was brought in on a sting operation. After being arrested and booked into the Troup County jail this past ...

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Police Investigating Teen Drowning Death

LaGrange Police are investigating the circumstances that led to the apparent drowning death of a LaGrange High School football player that was surrounded by his coaches and teammates. Rising freshman and new Granger football player, Narquavious Tucker, age 14, was declared deceased as a result of the incident that occurred at the LaGrange College pool. Emergency personnel initially responded to ...

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LaGrange House Fire Claims Elderly Resident and Several Pets

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Local firefighters are still investigating the cause of a residential fire that killed one elderly subject and five animals. LaGrange Fire Department firefighters were called to a residence in the 1000 block of Dunson Street late Monday night about 10:28 p.m. in reference to reports of structure fire with entrapment. According to Lt. Chris Taylor, of the LaGrange Fire Department, ...

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Community Calendar

• August 5: Hogansville Active Life, 407 Church Street, Hogansville, GA. Live Music – Doors open at 6:30pm. Featuring Jimmy Smith and New River: Band 7PM10PM. • August 21st: The WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Board of Trustees meets routinely on the third Monday of each month at 5:15 p.m. in the WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Board Room. • ...

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Local Student Elected as Vice President of SkillsUSA’s High School Division

Leesburg, Va., July 31, 2017 – Scott Hicks, an automotive service technology student at Troup County High School in LaGrange, Ga., was elected to serve as vice president of the high school division of SkillsUSA. Hicks was elected through a formal elections process in the SkillsUSA House of Delegates during the 53rd annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference held ...

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Domestic Incident Leads to Felony Warrants

LaGrange Police are currently looking for a felon on additional charges after he allegedly broke his former girlfriend’s window and stashed a stolen gun once police were called. Police began investigating the incident Friday night about 9:35 p.m., when they were called to the 800 block of Greenville Street in reference to Criminal Damage to Property. Officers arrived and spoke ...

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