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NEWBERRY — Maurice Vandell Baily has been identified as the second suspect in connection to the Taylor Street shooting on May 1, according to the Newberry City Police Department.
At approximately 2:44 p.m. last Friday, the Newberry City Police Department responded to a shooting call at 819 Taylor St. Upon arrival officers learned from the vi

Second suspect identified in shooting

NEWBERRY — Maurice Vandell Baily has been identified as the second suspect in connection to the Taylor Street shooting on May 1, according to the Newberry City Police Department. At approximately 2:44 p.m. last Friday, the Newberry City Police Department responded to a shooting call at 819 Taylor St. Upon arrival officers learned from the vi

Stepping into Loretta Allen's office is like going to a family reunion. Everyone is smiling, laughing and sharing stories about their day. To the students that come in to see her, and the staff, she is a part of their family. Tuesday, excitement immediately filled the room as they heard she was named the 2015 Troup County School System Nurse of the

TCSS names 2015 Nurse of the Year

Stepping into Loretta Allen's office is like going to a family reunion. Everyone is smiling, laughing and sharing stories about their day. To the students that come in to see her, and the staff, she is a part of their family. Tuesday, excitement immediately filled the room as they heard she was named the 2015 Troup County School System Nurse of the

Two men were charged with disorderly conduct after a fight over alleged theft on Tuggle Street.
One of the men, who an officer noted was intoxicated, had a head injury and told police that he was walking in the area of Tuggle Street when the other man confronted him, accusing him of stealing from his property. The injured man first said the accuse

2 cited over fight in street

Two men were charged with disorderly conduct after a fight over alleged theft on Tuggle Street. One of the men, who an officer noted was intoxicated, had a head injury and told police that he was walking in the area of Tuggle Street when the other man confronted him, accusing him of stealing from his property. The injured man first said the accuse

The Downtown LaGrange Development Authority announced on Tuesday that it will be constructing an office building at the location of the former fire station on Main Street. The building will serve as the new location for District 4 Health Services.
The DLDA plans to begin the demolition of the old fire station building next week.
“The final

DLDA unveils new plans for firehouse building

The Downtown LaGrange Development Authority announced on Tuesday that it will be constructing an office building at the location of the former fire station on Main Street. The building will serve as the new location for District 4 Health Services. The DLDA plans to begin the demolition of the old fire station building next week. “The final

An accident involving two vehicles on Lafayette Parkway left two people with minor injuries Wednesday afternoon.
Witnesses said one of the vehicles flipped two or three times while it was airborne.
Police said a woman driving a blue Toyota Sienna minivan was pulling out of a shopping center in the 1400 block of Lafayette Parkway when she struck a

Crash sends vehicle airborne

An accident involving two vehicles on Lafayette Parkway left two people with minor injuries Wednesday afternoon. Witnesses said one of the vehicles flipped two or three times while it was airborne. Police said a woman driving a blue Toyota Sienna minivan was pulling out of a shopping center in the 1400 block of Lafayette Parkway when she struck a

NEWBERRY — The Newberry City Police Department responded to a shooting call at 819 Taylor Street in Newberry on May 1 at approximately 2:44 p.m.
Upon arrival, officers learned from the victims that an altercation took place which ended with Rodney Trevor Henderson shooting into their vehicle with a handgun while it was occupied by the victim

Officials need help locating citizen

NEWBERRY — The Newberry City Police Department responded to a shooting call at 819 Taylor Street in Newberry on May 1 at approximately 2:44 p.m. Upon arrival, officers learned from the victims that an altercation took place which ended with Rodney Trevor Henderson shooting into their vehicle with a handgun while it was occupied by the victim

Jonathan Foster, who has been a mainstay in the Troup High lineup since his freshman season, has been named the Region 5-AAAA player of the year.
Foster, a senior catcher, is a key reason why the Tigers have compiled a stellar 24-4 record while reaching the second round of the state playoffs.
Foster not only gets it done at the plate as one of hi

Foster tabbed as region's top player

Jonathan Foster, who has been a mainstay in the Troup High lineup since his freshman season, has been named the Region 5-AAAA player of the year. Foster, a senior catcher, is a key reason why the Tigers have compiled a stellar 24-4 record while reaching the second round of the state playoffs. Foster not only gets it done at the plate as one of hi

Time for Americans to accept responsibility for our military interventions

The United States must accept responsibility for the damage its military actions have caused and recognize there are alternatives for the future. In the nearly decade and a half since the September 11th, 2001 attacks, the United States has invaded Afghanistan and Iraq, carried out bombing campaigns throughout the Middle East, and launched special

LaGrange drops state game to North Atlanta

A fantastic season came to a close for the LaGrange High girls' soccer team on Tuesday. Facing home-standing North Atlanta in the second round of the Class AAAAA state tournament, LaGrange lost 7-2. LaGrange earned a dramatic 2-1 win over Houston County to reach the second round, but it was unable to keep pace with North Atlanta. Catherine Patto

NEWBERRY — Just in time for spring and Mother's Day, the Newberry County Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Kitchen Tour of Newberry County on May 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Michelle Long with the Chamber said the idea is to enjoy four unique kitchens in Newberry while savoring tastes and beverages from local chefs. Long said they wanted to d

Kitchen tour is this weekend

NEWBERRY — Just in time for spring and Mother's Day, the Newberry County Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Kitchen Tour of Newberry County on May 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Michelle Long with the Chamber said the idea is to enjoy four unique kitchens in Newberry while savoring tastes and beverages from local chefs. Long said they wanted to d

Ethel W. Kight class of 1965 sets reunion

The Ethel W. Kight High School class of 1965 will host its 50th reunion May 29 to 31. The reunion begins 7 p.m. May 29 at Lafayette Garden Inn, 1513 Lafayette Parkway. On May 30, attendees are set to visit Wild Animal Safari in Pine Mountain 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. through a shuttle bus set to carry attendees from Wingate by Wyndham off Greenville Road

THS class of 1960 sets reunion

The Troup High School class of 1960 hosts a 55-year reunion Aug. 22. The event will be 4-6 p.m. in the gym of Rosemont Baptist Church, 3794 Hamilton Road, followed by a dinner from 6 to 8 p.m. in the church fellowship hall. Cost for the dinner is $25 per person. Checks may be mailed to Robert Parker at PO Box 1508, LaGrange, GA, 30241 Anyone see

Wolves finish season ranked in NCBWA Southeast Region Poll

PEMBROKE, N.C. — The Newberry Wolves baseball team finished the 2015 season ranked in the final NCBWA Southeast Region poll. Newberry fell to the 10th slot in the rankings after climbing to as high as fifth during the regular season. The Wolves finished with a 34-18 overall record, the most wins in recorded history dating back through 1981.

Union County Dragway results

SANTUC — These are the results from May 2-3 at the Union County Dragway. Saturday, May 2 Pro Win — Josh James R/up — Damon Smith Semi — Hank Guyton Dash Winner — Jonathan Sullivan Modified Win — Jay Norris R/up — Chris Green Semi — Brad Baldwin, Dillon Winkler Dash Winner — Randy Arms

The Troup County Commission began its yearly budget considerations Tuesday at a regularly scheduled meeting at the government center on Ridley Avenue.
Tod Tentler, county manager, started the process by giving commissioners an overview of the county's current financial status, along with comparisons to recent years.
“This was a very, very d

Hard choices on horizon

The Troup County Commission began its yearly budget considerations Tuesday at a regularly scheduled meeting at the government center on Ridley Avenue. Tod Tentler, county manager, started the process by giving commissioners an overview of the county's current financial status, along with comparisons to recent years. “This was a very, very d

NEWBERRY COUNTY — Officials on a local and national level are pulling out all the stops to locate Jonathan Dale Dennis, 15, and Alysia Margaret Skipper, 16, who disappeared from Newberry County on April 30.
Newberry County Sheriff Lee Foster said they have worked around the clock to locate Skipper and Dennis and get some answers for their fa

Search goes national

NEWBERRY COUNTY — Officials on a local and national level are pulling out all the stops to locate Jonathan Dale Dennis, 15, and Alysia Margaret Skipper, 16, who disappeared from Newberry County on April 30. Newberry County Sheriff Lee Foster said they have worked around the clock to locate Skipper and Dennis and get some answers for their fa

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Wednesday and Friday 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
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Meeting
The Union County Carnegie Library Board of Trustees will meet May 19 at 5 p.m. in the parlor of Grace Methodist Church. The meeting is open to the public.
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Library Hours Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday and Friday 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m.-3 p.m. www.unionlibrary.org Meeting The Union County Carnegie Library Board of Trustees will meet May 19 at 5 p.m. in the parlor of Grace Methodist Church. The meeting is open to the public. New Books (Available 5/6/15) Adult Fict

Some good news

So often we hear of bad things, but rarely of good things. Last week we were eating at Bill and Fran's. A couple from out of town were eating there also. The gentleman got chocked on food and a waitress, Keisha came forward and performed the Heimlich Maneuver on him. Had it not been for the kindness and knowledge of Keisha, the man would have die

UNION — It has been said that never does nature say one thing and wisdom another, and the Piedmont Physic Garden (PPG) will bring that concept to life when it opens in Union this summer
PPG is a new non-profit garden in Union, dedicated to exhibiting and promoting the medicinal, economic, cultural and environmental importance of plants. The

Piedmont Physic Garden opening in Union

UNION — It has been said that never does nature say one thing and wisdom another, and the Piedmont Physic Garden (PPG) will bring that concept to life when it opens in Union this summer PPG is a new non-profit garden in Union, dedicated to exhibiting and promoting the medicinal, economic, cultural and environmental importance of plants. The

Hogansville's City Council announced its final approval for the purchase of tactical rifles and shotguns for the city's police department during a meeting Monday night.
City Council approved the purchase of nine M4 rifles and six tactical 12-gauge shotguns for the use by the Hogansville Police Department. City Manager James Woods said that the wea

Hogansville prepares to purchase tactical weapons for police

Hogansville's City Council announced its final approval for the purchase of tactical rifles and shotguns for the city's police department during a meeting Monday night. City Council approved the purchase of nine M4 rifles and six tactical 12-gauge shotguns for the use by the Hogansville Police Department. City Manager James Woods said that the wea





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