Our view: Mansour’s demolition a step, will it help?

It’s about time.After decades of plans and promotion, the long-touted downtown hotel has taken its first tangible step toward completion. Althou...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Columnist: How Trump is costing other Republican candidates

Columnist: How Trump is costing other Republican candidates

Before the RNC, the Fiscal Times declared that Trump was “not as much of a drag on the ticket as some feared.”After a bad month for the GO...

August 25th, 2016 updated: August 25th, 2016. |  


Letter: We need to cultivate communication of races

Letter: We need to cultivate communication of races

Dear editor,I would like to say that I appreciate our officers in the LaGrange Police Department and the Troup County Sheriff’s Department. They...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Columnist: The cure for grumpy folks

Columnist: The cure for grumpy folks

The phone rang early one morning about 20 years ago waking me from a sound sleep.“Lynn, it’s your mother.” I have no idea why Mom ha...

August 25th, 2016 updated: August 25th, 2016. |  


Columnist: Pre-game prayer in the locker room

Columnist: Pre-game prayer in the locker room

This being football season, you are going to hear many references about religion in the locker room. I’m not an opponent or naysayer with respec...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Columnist: Bring healing, be a great encourager

Columnist: Bring healing, be a great encourager

One afternoon a woman was walking through a church cemetery in an English village.Coming upon a tombstone, she stopped suddenly when she read: “...

August 24th, 2016 updated: August 24th, 2016. |  


Letter: When will TCSS make education a priority?

After reading the recent article entitled “School board opposes state referendum,” I had to respond.Our Troup County School System (TCSS) ...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Letter: We need to demand honesty, change with votes

Letter: We need to demand honesty, change with votes

Does the present administration’s explanation that “the $400 million was leverage for prisoners” not “ransom” remind you...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Letter: Paying for salary increase survey unnecessary

Letter: Paying for salary increase survey unnecessary

I am writing about the meeting Troup County commissioners had pertaining to salary increases.I think it is a foolish move to pay $50,000 to $100,000 t...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Letter: Mosa Fund seeking cats to fix Friday

The Mosa Fund, 501c3 nonprofit organization in Troup County, is seeking cats to spay and neuter on (Friday) Aug. 26. It will fix eight males and eight...

August 22nd, 2016 |