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Busy opening months: CheesyMac sees successful start to new business

CheesyMac Deli opened its doors downtown almost two months ago and officially held its ribbon cutting Thursday morning.  ... Read more | Add your comment

Lighting up Hillside: DASH creates chandelier tree

During the day, it may not be visible to the naked eye but at night one large tree ... Read more | Add your comment

Callaway High principal, Laney, named TCSS’s new director of secondary education

Callaway High School Principal Jonathan Laney has been named the Troup County School System’s director of secondary education. Read more | Add your comment

TCSS to get $29.1 M from American Rescue Plan

The Troup County School System will receive $29.1 million via the American Rescue Plan Act, part of $3.8 ... Read more | Add your comment

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Lighting up Hillside: DASH creates chandelier tree

During the day, it may not be visible to the naked eye but at night one large tree is drawing attention in Hillside. DASH (Dependable ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jenna Eady.

News

TCSS to get $29.1 M from American Rescue Plan

The Troup County School System will receive $29.1 million via the American Rescue Plan Act, part of $3.8 billion the Georgia public schools are receiving.  ... Read more | Add your comment

by Daniel Evans.

Columns

SMITH Column: Golf’s worldwide ambassador, Gary Player

Following the ceremonial tee shots on Thursday morning with Lee Elder, the newcomer to the show, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player, the Black Knight of ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Saturday, April 10, 2021 8:00 am

Sports

Academy’s Ivey leads championship team

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News It was a state-championship season for the LaGrange Academy Lady Warriors, and senior Ivey Portis was a big reason why. ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Saturday, April 10, 2021 4:40 am

Sports

Young runners give it their best

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News It was a welcome return. A year ago, the Fastest Kid in Troup County meet was canceled because of COVID-19, ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Saturday, April 10, 2021 3:35 am

Sports

Buford rallies past LaGrange

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News The LaGrange Grangers, returning to action after a break of more than two weeks, were unable to hold a second-half ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Saturday, April 10, 2021 2:45 am

Sports

Troup improves to 20-2

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News It’s a lucky 13 for the Troup Tigers. Troup beat home-standing Woodward Academy 5-1 on Friday to win its 13th ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Saturday, April 10, 2021 2:32 am

Editorials

OUR VIEW: Good luck to Laney in new role

Earlier this week, we reported on Callaway High School Principal Jonathan Laney taking on a new role within the Troup County School System. Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Friday, April 9, 2021 3:20 pm

Columns

WHATLEY COLUMN: Light and darkness

Mary Ella and I took our grandsons to the lake this week during their Spring holidays and on the way, we ate our very late ... Read more

by Charles "Buddy" Whatley, Friday, April 9, 2021 3:16 pm

Sports

LaGrange powers past Jordan

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News It was a memorable senior day for LaGrange High’s Matthew Morgan. Morgan, who along with the other seniors was recognized ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Friday, April 9, 2021 1:50 pm

Sports

Callaway sweeps Haralson County

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News It was a winning road trip for the Callaway Cavaliers, who took care of business against the Haralson County Rebels ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Friday, April 9, 2021 1:39 pm

News

Troup County Sheriff’s Office keeps presence in schools

Despite some adjustments due to the pandemic, the Troup County Sheriff’s Office has continued to keep a positive presence in Troup County’s schools through its ... Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Friday, April 9, 2021 9:30 am

News

County to hire assistant county manager

In a work session last week, Troup County Manager Eric Mosley suggested to the Troup County Commission that the county should hire an assistant county ... Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Friday, April 9, 2021 8:00 am

News

County withdraws termination notice regarding Hogansville fire services

The Troup County Commission voted Thursday to rescind the 90 day notice it had given Hogansville to end an intergovernmental agreement regarding fire services. Read more

by Daniel Evans, Thursday, April 8, 2021 6:43 pm

News

County approves rezoning request

After a lengthy discussion, the Troup County Commission unanimously approved a rezoning request Tuesday that will green light construction of a travel parking facility off ... Read more

by Daniel Evans, Thursday, April 8, 2021 6:23 pm

Columns

Brady column: Faith and doubt

Upon the tragic death of a friend, Alfred Lord Tennyson wrote the poem “In Memoriam.” For a long time, Tennyson blamed God for the accident. ... Read more

by Hal Brady, Thursday, April 8, 2021 3:02 pm

Columns

BOWEN: The man who made the long journey to faith

Every time I think of the Easter season, I think of those who make a long journey from disbelief to faith. One of those individuals ... Read more

by Steven Ray Bowen, Thursday, April 8, 2021 3:01 pm

Editorials

OUR VIEW: Another big win for West Point

For West Point, 2021 is keeping pace and trending to be a more productive year on the economic development front than 2020, when a lot ... Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Thursday, April 8, 2021 3:00 pm

News

ONE STEP CLOSER: WPDA authority approves Hyundai TRANSYS MOU

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp announced earlier this week that Hyundai TRANSYS was expanding its seating systems facility in West Point, and on Wednesday, the West ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Thursday, April 8, 2021 8:00 am

Sports

Huge win for Tigers

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News Troup High’s Diego Merida knew what was on the line, but he didn’t let the pressure of the moment faze ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Thursday, April 8, 2021 5:15 am

Sports

Lady Tigers ease to home win

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News The Troup Lady Tigers, with Felicity Gill delivering an impressive offensive performance, beat Hardaway 5-1 on Wednesday to wrap up ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Thursday, April 8, 2021 4:30 am

Sports

LaGrange wraps up number two seed

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News COLUMBUS – The LaGrange High girls’ soccer team secured the number two spot in Region 2-AAAA with a 10-0 road ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Thursday, April 8, 2021 3:30 am

Sports

Callaway soccer teams top Haralson

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News TALLAPOOSA – The Callaway Lady Cavaliers, thanks to an 8-1 road win over Haralson County on Tuesday, will be at ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Thursday, April 8, 2021 2:45 am

Sports

LaGrange overpowers Jordan

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News The LaGrange Grangers wrapped up a busy stretch of six games in seven days with a 12-2 home win over ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Thursday, April 8, 2021 2:31 am

News

The LaGrange-Troup County Homeless Coalition reviews future plans

The LaGrange-Troup County Homeless Coalition met on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at noon via Zoom.  New Ventures CEO Mike Wilson gave an update on the ... Read more

by Jenna Eady, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 7:30 pm

Editorials

OUR VIEW: Don’t trip up right before the finish line in COVID-19 fight

According to the latest data from the Georgia Department of Public Health, 9 percent of Troup County residents are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 7:15 pm

Columns

BERNARD COLUMN: Georgia GOP and guns

We should all want to control the misuse of firearms and, in fact, the majority of Americans clearly want something tangible done by Congress. Further, ... Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 9:00 am