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Hogansville hosts virtual Memorial Day service

Though it looked a bit different from previous years, the city of Hogansville and American Legion 152 hosted ... Read more | Add your comment

Marine Corp League vets lay flags, wreaths on fallen soldiers’ graves

There were no speeches or rows of chairs filled with spectators to honor fallen veterans Monday afternoon. Read more | Add your comment

LaGrange High band director plays ‘Taps’ in driveway as part of national gesture

LaGrange High Band Director Jarrett Farrell stood in the driveway of his home near Granger Park at 3 ... Read more | Add your comment

Springwood school hosts in-person graduation at Wildcat Stadium

LANETT — Because of COVID-19 and the restrictions in place to deal with it, Springwood seniors gave up ... Read more | Add your comment

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Hogansville hosts virtual Memorial Day service

Though it looked a bit different from previous years, the city of Hogansville and American Legion 152 hosted a virtual Memorial Day Service. Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

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Marine Corp League vets lay flags, wreaths on fallen soldiers’ graves

There were no speeches or rows of chairs filled with spectators to honor fallen veterans Monday afternoon. Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

Columns

YARBROUGH: Prophetic words from a late and great commentator

I have long been an admirer of the words and works of the late Paul Harvey and his radio commentaries known as the “The Rest ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Monday, May 25, 2020 5:48 pm

Columns

TURES: Remembering Ulysses S. Grant

Memorial Day is upon us, a holiday once known as Decoration Day that commemorates both the end of the Civil War and the sacrifice of ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Monday, May 25, 2020 5:47 pm

Sports

Local connection at Georgia State

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News Georgia State’s football roster will have a heavy Troup County feel to it this fall. When Georgia State plays its ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Monday, May 25, 2020 1:36 pm

Sports

Georgia State contributes masks

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News A handful of masks emblazoned with the Georgia State University logo were given to Emory Clark-Holder Clinic last week. The ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Monday, May 25, 2020 1:33 pm

Editorials

OUR VIEW: Remember the reason for three-day weekend

In the midst of the coronavirus, we’ve all felt pretty cooped on in our homes or work environments. Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Saturday, May 23, 2020 8:00 am

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One day at a time: Prescott adjusts to life after COVID-19 and two weeks in the hospital

John Prescott was trimming bushes outside of Long Cane Baptist Church on April 6 when he started developing symptoms of what he thought was a ... Read more

by Dustin Duncan, Friday, May 22, 2020 8:00 pm

Featured Stories

Local physician playing role in Guatemala during crisis

Dr. Jim Bruce, an orthopedic surgeon practicing in LaGrange for 36 years until his retirement in 2018, is a board member of Local Hope, also ... Read more

by Jenna Oden, Friday, May 22, 2020 6:00 pm

Health

Veterans council not hosting Memorial Day service

For the first time in more than a decade the West Georgia Veterans Council will not host its annual Memorial Day service. Read more

by Jenna Oden, Friday, May 22, 2020 5:00 pm

Columns

BOWEN: Ah, here’s something this pandemic has taught us

So, what is it that we’re learning today in this pandemic period? That type of question probably sounds a great deal like one of the ... Read more

by Steven Ray Bowen, Friday, May 22, 2020 4:57 pm

Sports

Special day for LaGrange tennis coach

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News Kenny Moore is grateful that his wife Teresa had him wear a nicer shirt. Moore, LaGrange High’s tennis coach since ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Friday, May 22, 2020 10:33 am

Sports

Troup gets new softball coach

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News Ryan Simpson excelled as a softball player, and now she’ll look to find success as a coach. Simpson, who was ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Friday, May 22, 2020 10:31 am

Sports

GHSA offers plan for sports

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News The Georgia High School Association’s board of trustees met on Thursday and gave the go-ahead for voluntary sports activities to ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Friday, May 22, 2020 10:30 am

News

COVID-19 causes blood shortages as many drives are canceled

The impact of COVID-19 continues to affect the local blood supply, as canceled blood drives throughout the coming months are causing a significant drop in ... Read more

by Dustin Duncan, Friday, May 22, 2020 8:00 am

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Troup County’s COVID-19 death total rises to eight

Two more people in Troup County have died from COVID-19, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health. The newest deaths are in an 81-year-old ... Read more

by Daniel Evans, Thursday, May 21, 2020 9:27 pm

Featured Stories

Hogansville Elementary to buy 150 Chromebooks

Hogansville Elementary has been awarded more than $90,000 from the Georgia Department of Education as part of the state’s efforts to shore up digital learning ... Read more

by Dustin Duncan, Thursday, May 21, 2020 8:00 pm

Featured Stories

Sheriff’s office gives boat safety tips

The Troup County Sheriff’s Office is encouraging boaters to be safe on the water during Memorial Day weekend. Read more

by Jenna Oden, Thursday, May 21, 2020 7:00 pm

Featured Stories

LaGrange Fire Department extinguishes structure fire

The LaGrange Fire Department responded to a structure fire on Williams Street at about 11 p.m. Wednesday night. Read more

by Dustin Duncan, Thursday, May 21, 2020 6:00 pm

News

LaGrange man arrested in attempted stabbing

A LaGrange man was arrested Wednesday morning after he allegedly attempted to stab another person, according to a news release from the LaGrange Police Department. Read more

by Jenna Oden, Thursday, May 21, 2020 4:39 pm

Columns

TURES: Does Amash’s exit benefit Biden or Trump?

The entrance, and exit, of Michigan Congressman Justin Amash as a possible Libertarian Party candidate will lead to endless debates about whether this help or ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Thursday, May 21, 2020 4:16 pm

Columns

SMITH: Phyllis George set the standard for broadcasting

News of the death of Phyllis George, the pioneering women’s sportscaster, was such a downer, cutting to the quick, and bringing about deep and abiding ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Thursday, May 21, 2020 4:14 pm

Editorials

OUR VIEW: Owning a firearm is a responsibility

Owning a firearm is definitely a responsibility that should be taken seriously at all times. That responsibility is bestowed upon that man or woman the ... Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Thursday, May 21, 2020 4:12 pm

Sports

LaGrange Academy’s Broaden headed to Huntingdon

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News It was a memorable moment during what was an otherwise challenging season for the LaGrange Academy Warriors where wins were ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Thursday, May 21, 2020 1:16 pm

Sports

Inspirational story of Williams to become movie

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News They are moments Tanner Glisson treasures. Over the years, Glisson has often visited his friend Jeremy Williams, the former football ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Thursday, May 21, 2020 1:14 pm

Breaking News

Missing Minnesota man found dead in woods near Pyne Road Park

A 28-year-old Minnesota man, who has been missing since 2019, was found dead from an apparent suicide near the Pyne Road Park horse trails on ... Read more

by Jenna Oden, Thursday, May 21, 2020 1:01 pm

Announcements

Troup County Relief Fund begins awarding grants

The Troup County Relief Fund has awarded its first round of grants. Read more

by Jenna Oden, Thursday, May 21, 2020 10:00 am