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Hogansville to build park around historic marker

The city of Hogansville voted during Tuesday’s council meeting to build around the historic marker honoring former postmaster ... Read more | Add your comment

Troup asks legislature to change structure of elections board

The Troup County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution asking the state legislature to reform the county’s ... Read more | Add your comment

Hogansville police corporal recognized for saving resident’s life

In December, Hogansville police Corporal James Vincent used his training in a dire situation to save the life ... Read more | Add your comment

County switches mowing contractor again, will repair parking deck and government center roof

Troup County will have its third mowing contractor in less than a year after commissioners approved a new ... Read more | Add your comment

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Hogansville to build park around historic marker

The city of Hogansville voted during Tuesday’s council meeting to build around the historic marker honoring former postmaster Isaiah Lofton, who lived through an assassination ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jenna Oden.

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Troup asks legislature to change structure of elections board

The Troup County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution asking the state legislature to reform the county’s Board of Elections. The resolution formally asks ... Read more | Add your comment

by Hunter Riggall.

News

TCSO warns seniors about phone scammers

On Wednesday, Troup County Sheriff James Woodruff and TCSO Capt. Nathan Taylor visited the LaGrange Active Life center to speak with seniors and warn them ... Read more

by Hunter Riggall, Thursday, January 21, 2021 5:12 pm

Crime

Failed armed robbery reported at Tall Pines Apartments

A man holding a gun demanded money from a woman before fleeing the scene at Tall Pines Apartments, according to a press release from the ... Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Thursday, January 21, 2021 4:29 pm

Sports

Gardner Newman coach treasures dad’s memory

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News It’s a basketball season that holds a special and treasured place in Dustin Ward’s heart and memory. During the 2012-2013 ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Thursday, January 21, 2021 2:54 pm

Sports

Fallen Granger honored on all-region team

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News Trae Cole wasn’t just a play-maker for the LaGrange Grangers, he was also a loyal friend and teammate who never ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Thursday, January 21, 2021 2:49 pm

Sports

Troup’s Todd honored by region

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News After putting together a memorable freshman season, Troup High quarterback Taeo Todd has been recognized by the coaches who were ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Thursday, January 21, 2021 2:37 pm

Sports

Napier named region coach of the year

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News When Matt Napier took over as LaGrange High’s head football coach one year ago, he knew the challenge he was ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Thursday, January 21, 2021 2:28 pm

News

One year ago today: U.S. reported its first known case of COVID-19

One year ago today, the U.S. reported its first known case of COVID-19. The case was in a Washington state resident who had returned the previous ... Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Thursday, January 21, 2021 8:39 am

News

Three stabbed at house on Borton Street, police arrest suspect in Meriwether County

The LaGrange Police Department is looking for a man who allegedly stabbed three people on Borton Street a little after 1 a.m. on Thursday morning. Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Thursday, January 21, 2021 8:25 am

News

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: CASA to host informational meeting Saturday

When a child is removed from their home by the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services, a volunteer is there to help them and ... Read more

by Jenna Oden, Thursday, January 21, 2021 8:00 am

News

On Day One, Biden targets Trump policies on climate, virus

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is moving swiftly to dismantle Donald Trump's legacy on his first day in office, signing a series of executive ... Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 9:04 pm

News

DPH to call vaccine recipients to schedule second dose

District 4 Public Health, which includes the Troup County Health Department, announced that it has begun calling vaccine recipients to schedule their second doses. Only ... Read more

by Hunter Riggall, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 4:57 pm

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Hogansville incentivises employee COVID-19 vaccine

The city of Hogansville recently rolled out an incentive program for its employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine. According to City Manager Jonathan Lynn, in ... Read more

by Jenna Oden, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 12:59 pm

News

In final speech as president, Trump predicts ‘success’ for new administration

President Donald Trump says he thinks the new administration will have “great success” and claims to have laid the foundation for it. Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 9:11 am

Sports

Dominant performance for Lady Tigers

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News That looked familiar. Last season, the Troup Lady Tigers were one of the state’s most dominant basketball teams, and they ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 11:45 pm

Sports

Tigers fall to Greenwave

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News The Troup Tigers started quickly, but it was the visiting Spencer Greenwave walking away with a 66-55 victory in a ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 11:43 pm

Sports

Cavaliers top rival Braves

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News FRANKLIN – The Callaway Cavaliers remained perfect in Region 5-AA with a 58-49 road win over Heard County on Tuesday ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 11:41 pm

Sports

Big road win for LaGrange

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News COLUMBUS – The LaGrange Grangers evened their Region 2-AAAA record at 1-1 with a 75-65 road win over Kendrick on ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 11:39 pm

News

PHOTOS: Callaway senior football players honored at school board meeting

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by Daniel Evans, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 6:08 pm

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Gardner Newman Middle School going all virtual next two days due to COVID-19 issues among staff

Gardner Newman Middle School will go to virtual learning for the next two days due to COVID-19 issues among staff members. Read more

by Daniel Evans, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 3:35 pm

News

Pickup truck catches fire at McLane LaGrange

The LaGrange Fire Department extinguished a burning pickup truck at McLane LaGrange on Tuesday morning. No injuries were reported. The fire occurred in the parking ... Read more

by Hunter Riggall, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 12:31 pm

Editorials

OUR VIEW: We must learn to live together

On Monday, the country celebrated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Last year, our country’s wounds of racial division were opened ... Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 10:00 am

News

HYPE to kick off 2021 with Sweetland on Ice event

HYPE, a local young professionals group, is kicking off its 2021 schedule with an event next Thursday, Jan. 21 at Sweetland on Ice. The kickoff ... Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 9:15 am

Columns

God isn’t just the God of the mountain

As we prepare to write each week, we think of what is most fitting for this particular week — that’s the way it is 52 ... Read more

by Steven Ray Bowen, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 9:00 am

News

Zeta Phi Beta hosts MLK award ceremony

For years, the Theta XI Zeta chapter of Zeta Phi Beta has hosted an annual Martin Luther King parade in honor of the holiday. However, ... Read more

by Jenna Oden, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 8:30 am

Columns

A true second chance

In July 2020, I wrote a column about Senate Bill 288 (SB 288). At the time, the governor had not signed it and I was ... Read more

by Jason Swindle, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 8:00 am