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TCSS Implements After School Meal Program in High Schools

Troup County School System has now rolled out an After School Meal Program to all three high schools; Callaway, LaGrange, and Troup. The purpose of the program is to ensure that students who participate in after school activities receive a healthy meal before returning home. Diane Pain, Troup County School System Director of School Nutrition stated, “Many of our student ...

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BASKETBALL: Aryan “Fruit” Dozier of LaGrange Signs with Columbus State

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Surrounded by family, friends, coaches, and teammates, Aryan “Fruit” Dozier of LaGrange High School signed her intent to play basketball at the next level with Columbus State. Dozier served a key role on a Granger team that remained dominate in region play. With years of hard work and by developing her incredible natural talent, Dozier earned her offer from Columbus ...

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Unstoppable: Callaway Baseball Advances to Class AA Semifinals

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The Cavaliers of Callaway High have dominated the Class AA state tournament but hit a minor roadblock Wednesday when they hosted Thomasville. The South-Georgia school shot to a hefty 9-3 lead in the first game of the double header, but the Cavaliers rebounded with a 2-1 victory in extra innings to force a Thursday tie-breaker. With the help of an ...

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Chamber Welcomes New Cosmetics Shop Owners

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Thursday afternoon the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new owners of the Merle Norman Cosmetics shop on Vernon Street just off of Lafayette Square. Mary Ellen Hutcheson and her husband Michael are the new owners of the local cosmetics shop franchise. The Hutchesons are originally from St Louis, but they have lived in ...

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Answered Prayers: Callaway High’s Oeisha Jenkin’s Wins AllPro Car Giveaway

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For Oeisha Jenkins of Callaway High, winning a new Chevy Sonic from All-Pro Automotive was an answered prayer. “We prayed. We prayed about this car.They prayed— I did.” Her parents, Sara and Tommy Jenkins, agreed. “Prayer is what sustains you,” Sara said. “That’s how she got this car—prayer.” For the Jenkins family, one word describes Oeisha’s winning of a new ...

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LaGrange Murder Suspect Caught in Alabama

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Police have located and apprehended a man for deadly domestic assault with the help of authorities in Alabama. Late Tuesday night, just after 11 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Whispering Pines apartment homes on Hogansville Road in reference to reports of a possible deceased male that appeared to be the result of an assault. Officers ...

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CHEERLEADING: Sierra Hall of LaGrange High Signs with Brenau University

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LaGrange High School senior cheerleader Sierra Hall has signed her intent to continue cheerleading at Brenau University in the fall. The Gainesville, GA university gives Hall the opportunity to hone her skills at the next level. The fourth in a series of five college signings at LaGrange last week, Hall’s ceremony was a close-knit gathering of friends, family, teammates, and ...

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HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS GET LOVEJOY SCHOLARSHIPS

The Hatton Lovejoy Scholarship Committee today announced the award of ten scholarships to outstanding high school seniors from this area who will graduate this month. Each student will receive $2,250 per semester of college attendance for four years, provided he or she continues to remain qualified. All students were in the top 10 percent of their class. The students and ...

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Lady Granger Track Team Heads to State

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The LaGrange track team headed to the state tournament Thursday to compete in the three-day event. Meeting Tuesday on the Granger track, two state-bound Lady Grangers spoke with Troup County News about their upcoming tournament dreams and about their love for the sport. Zakeria Staples, a junior and co-captain of the team, plays an important role on the team. “I ...

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