Special Flood Coverage

This page is a service of LaGrange Daily News to keep the community informed about road closures, important links and news regarding severe flooding experienced in Troup County at the end of December 2015. Reach the Daily News by calling 706-884-7311.


‘Troup County, state officials discuss flood recovery’ (1/5/16)
• ‘Lack of insurance costs residents’ (1/2/16)
• ‘Officials gear up for long-haul recovery’ (1/1/16)
• ‘Rising waters force LaGrange animal shelter evacuation’ (12/31/15)
• ‘Governor declares state of emergency’ (12/31/15)
• ‘Officials unsure when roads will reopen’ (12/31/15)
• ‘Rainfall tops 20 inches over one week in Troup County’ (12/31/15)
• ‘Area man loses everything in Christmas Eve flood’ (12/30/15)
• ‘More than 40 Troup County residents displaced in floods’ (12/30/15)

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American Red Cross (local chapter website)
• National Flood Insurance Program
• Sign up for future emergency notifications to be sent to your phone
• LaGrange Daily News Facebook page
• Troup County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page
• LaGrange Police Facebook Page

Email Daily News editor Matthew Strother ([email protected]) or call 706-884-7311 to request your organization be added to this list.

ROAD CLOSURES (last updated Jan. 6, 2016, 12:01 p.m.) :

 Plymouth Drive between Colonial Court and Jefferson Place (map)
 Completely washed out
 5 %
 Towns Road between Hines and Costley roads (map)
 Portion of drain collapsed
 10 %
 Perdue Road at Greenville Road (map)
 Partially washed out
One lane open
 30 %
 Perkins Road between Keith Road and Meriwether County line (map)
 Completely washed out
 5 %
 North View Pointe Drive (map)
 Pipe needs replacement; Temporary fix made
 One lane open
20 %
 Clearview Court (map)
 Cross drain, driveway pipe washed out
 One lane open
 5 %
 Warner Road between Gray Hill School and Jim Turner roads (map)
Drain partially washed out
 One lane open
 20 %
 Bill Taylor Road (map)
 Cross drain partially washed out
 10 %
 Camp Viola Road (map)
 Gravel partially washed out
 One lane open
 5 %
 Blanks Road (map)
 Gravel road partially washed out
95 %
 Flat Shoals Church Road between Salem Farm and Wright roads (map)
 Double drain pipe partially washed out
10 %

Source: Troup County Roads and Engineering Department


The Troup County Sheriff’s Office invites the public to like their Facebook page for updates about road closures.