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SOS Cleaners to close in October after 60 years

Another long-serving business in the community will soon close its doors for good. SOS Cleaners, a dry cleaning business ... Read more | Add your comment

COVID cases continue to go down in school system

The Troup County School System once again reported lower COVID-19 cases among students and staff on Friday. Read more | Add your comment

St. Peter’s hosts annual first responders Blue Mass service

A unique Mass service took place at the St. Peter’s Catholic Church Thursday night. Filling the rows of ... Read more | Add your comment

FDR documentary featuring LaGrange to air on GPB Tuesday

A President in our Midst: Franklin Delano Roosevelt in Georgia, will air on Georgia Public Broadcasting on Tuesday, ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters

LETTER: The amazing Jenny Marterella

I want to tell you about a very special and “set apart” lady that I’ve known just a few short years. The time I’ve known her ... Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Saturday, September 18, 2021 11:30 am

Columns

HUNT COLUMN: Never forget

If you’ve spent as many hours in schools over the course of your life as I have, momentous events in our world are sure to ... Read more

by Daniel Evans, Saturday, September 18, 2021 10:30 am

Editorials

OUR VIEW: School threats need to stop

On Thursday, we learned of three new threats that had been made at Troup County School System campuses regarding bomb and shooting threats. Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Saturday, September 18, 2021 9:30 am

News

Here’s what the LaGrange Graphic wrote 100 years ago to celebrate LHS state title

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article ran in the LaGrange Graphic about the 1921 LaGrange High School team winning the state championship. The team was honored for ... Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Friday, September 17, 2021 11:15 pm

Sports

LCS rolls for victory

Lafayette Christian defeated Our Lady of Mercy 36-0 on the road Friday night. Andrew Hough threw a 45-yard touchdown to Alex Tusing and Ephraim Synder scored ... Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Friday, September 17, 2021 11:13 pm

News

LaGrange leads by 41 at half, cruises to win

LaGrange (4-0) kept its dominant start to the season going Friday night with a 48-6 victory over Kendrick. The Grangers led 28-0 early in the second ... Read more

by Daniel Evans, Friday, September 17, 2021 11:10 pm

News

14-year-old arrested for school shooting threat at LaGrange High School

A 14-year-old student has been arrested for making a shooting threat at LaGrange High School on Thursday, according to Lt. Mark Cavender with the LaGrange ... Read more

by Daniel Evans, Friday, September 17, 2021 2:30 pm

News

Troup County purchases new, permanent morgue in response to demand from pandemic

Troup County has purchased a new, permanent morgue space due partly to the increased number of COVID-19 related deaths across the county and state. Read more

by Daniel Evans, Friday, September 17, 2021 1:34 pm

News

West Point City Council approves memorandum of understanding for Glovis project

At its meeting on Monday, the West Point City Council approved a memorandum of understanding between West Point Development Authority, Glovis Georgia LLC, and Ridgeline ... Read more

by Cole Trahan, Friday, September 17, 2021 12:00 pm

News

Hogansville leaders, residents talk diversity, inclusion and equity in forum

The subjects of diversity, equity and inclusion may not always be the easiest subjects to approach, let alone discuss openly. However, the Hogansville Library was packed ... Read more

by Shiann Sivell, Friday, September 17, 2021 11:01 am

Columns

SMITH COLUMN: Awaiting October

Last weekend was such a pleasant weekend. First, the weather was so delightful — early fall weather, which, unfortunately, could be an anomaly.  A burdensome ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Friday, September 17, 2021 11:00 am

Columns

TURES COLUMN: No reason to hate the NFL playing ‘The Black National Anthem’

There’s a real excitement about the NFL, as fans showed up and tuned in to games, with any talk of a boycott a distant memory. ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Friday, September 17, 2021 10:30 am

News

West Point names Derick Staley new fire chief

The city of West Point has a new fire chief. Lt. Derick Staley was announced as the city’s new chief at Monday night’s West Point Council ... Read more

by Cole Trahan, Friday, September 17, 2021 10:00 am

News

Holmes Pharmacy to administer free vaccines

Holmes Pharmacy will be administering all three available COVID vaccines and the booster shot Saturday at the Warren Temple United Methodist Church in LaGrange. Read more

by Shiann Sivell, Friday, September 17, 2021 9:00 am

News

Kudos to Sweetland

Boyz II Men will perform at Sweetland Amphitheatre on Sunday. Not surprisingly, only a few tickets are left for the concert, as many locals — ... Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Friday, September 17, 2021 8:30 am

News

Weekend at the Wave concert to be held at Hogansville amphitheater

The residents of Hogansville have a chance to be reacquainted with the town’s historic amphitheater on Friday during the Weekend at the Wave concert. Read more

by Shiann Sivell, Friday, September 17, 2021 7:00 am

News

Social media threats made at LaGrange High, Gardner Newman, Callaway High

Social media threats were made for three Troup County School System campuses on Thursday, and one student is being questioned about possibly being involved in ... Read more

by Daniel Evans, Thursday, September 16, 2021 5:13 pm

News

Maker and Merchant to open at mall

The Maker and Merchant, a vendor marketplace with two stores in Auburn, Alabama, announced plans to open its third location in the LaGrange Mall. Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Thursday, September 16, 2021 11:00 am

News

Miracle League of LaGrange searching for playground sponsors

The Miracle League of LaGrange is pushing forward with its efforts to create an inclusive baseball field and playground in LaGrange, but it is also ... Read more

by Shiann Sivell, Thursday, September 16, 2021 10:00 am

News

Game previews: LHS hopes to get to 4-0 as school honors previous state title teams

The LaGrange High football team has a chance to keep an incredible start to the season going Friday night when the Grangers host Kendrick at ... Read more

by Daniel Evans, Thursday, September 16, 2021 9:00 am

News

Troup County Jail reports 29 COVID cases

The Troup County Jail currently has 29 COVID-19 cases, according to information released by the sheriff’s office on Wednesday. Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Thursday, September 16, 2021 9:00 am

News

9/11 Stair Climb raised nearly $15,000 this year

Near the end of the LaGrance City Council’s Tuesday night meeting, Katie Van Schoor, the marketing/communications manager for the city of LaGrange, updated the council ... Read more

by Shiann Sivell, Thursday, September 16, 2021 8:00 am

News

Council considers $45,000 for new Juvenile Court/LPD program

During its Tuesday work session, the LaGrange City Council mulled over the costs of the proposed Early Response Program, an initiative that has the potential ... Read more

by Shiann Sivell, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 12:00 pm

News

Boyz II Men concert at Sweetland nearly sold out

The upcoming R&B musical group Boyz II Men is proving to be another hit for the 2021 Sweetland Amphitheatre concert season. Read more

by Shiann Sivell, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 11:00 am

Editorials

OUR VIEW: Something we can all agree on during the pandemic: We wish it was over

The COVID-19 pandemic has reached a stage where it’s nearly at the peak point it was at in January, when there were thousands of deaths ... Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 10:30 am