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Cost of lumber impacting local businesses, organizations

Lumber and the prices of other materials have ticked up across the United States in recent months, and ... Read more | Add your comment

Special ceremony held for THS student who missed graduation due to injury

A school board meeting in the middle of June probably wasn’t the place Maggie Upchurch expected to officially ... Read more | Add your comment

One killed in three-vehicle accident on Hamilton Road

One person was killed in a traffic accident near the intersection of Hamilton Road and Smokey Road on ... Read more | Add your comment

Heavy rain from brewing tropical storm could hit over Father’s Day weekend

Troup County residents should pay attention to weather forecasts for the next couple of days, as a potential ... Read more | Add your comment

Editorials

OUR VIEW: Emergency badges a proactive approach to emergency situations

In today’s newspaper, we wrote a story about a couple of purchases from the Troup County School System. Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Saturday, June 19, 2021 10:30 am

News

TCSS approves emergency alert system

The Troup County School System approved an emergency alert badge system, as well as air quality devices that can detect vaping or smoking. Read more

by Daniel Evans, Saturday, June 19, 2021 10:00 am

Columns

EVANS COLUMN: Happy Fathers Day to all the dads out there

It’s Father’s Day weekend, a time to celebrate dads for all they do in our lives, and I hope you’ll be able to spend the ... Read more

by Daniel Evans, Saturday, June 19, 2021 9:30 am

News

BOE approves THS roof replacement

The Troup County School Board approved the installation of a new roof for Troup High School during Thursday night’s meeting. Read more

by Daniel Evans, Saturday, June 19, 2021 9:00 am

Sports

Major soccer tournament coming to LaGrange

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News The fields at the Chris Joseph Soccer Complex will be well-utilized this weekend. Dozens of teams and hundreds of players ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Friday, June 18, 2021 5:55 pm

Sports

Troup softball team in midst of summer workouts

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News Coming off a historic season, the Troup High softball team is looking for bigger and better things this fall. The ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Friday, June 18, 2021 5:44 pm

News

Troup County Health Department offering COVID vaccines to kids over 12

On Friday, those 12 or older will be able to get the Pfizer vaccine against COVID-19 at the Troup County Health Department at 900 Dallis ... Read more

by Cole Trahan, Friday, June 18, 2021 10:00 am

Columns

BRADY COLUMN: Learning how to love our enemies

My subject for this article is so much easier to write about than to put into practice. Culture says we are to love our family ... Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Friday, June 18, 2021 9:00 am

Editorials

OUR VIEW: We encourage you to read beyond the headlines

There’s an old saying that we all learned as a child: “Don’t judge a book by its cover.” Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Friday, June 18, 2021 9:00 am

News

Nutwood Winery to host “Music in the Vineyard”

On Sunday, June 27, Nutwood Winery, located at 1339 Upper Big Springs Road in LaGrange, will host an outdoor concert, “Music in the Vineyard,” according ... Read more

by Cole Trahan, Friday, June 18, 2021 9:00 am

News

West Point pauses use of police practice range over zoning issue with Harris County

West Point has agreed to stop using a police practice range on Old West Point Road as the city works out a zoning issue with ... Read more

by Ed Pugh, Thursday, June 17, 2021 11:15 am

News

Troup County Commission approves updated pay study

On Tuesday, the Troup County Board of Commissioners voted to approve a pay study for the county. According to County Manager Eric Mosley, the pay ... Read more

by Cole Trahan, Thursday, June 17, 2021 11:00 am

Sports

Tigers working hard in the summer

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News The Troup Tigers were a veteran squad last season, with a handful of talented seniors leading the way. Those seniors ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Thursday, June 17, 2021 10:55 am

Sports

New-look LHS softball team getting ready

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News When the LaGrange High softball team was going through summer workouts a year ago, there weren’t many decisions to be ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Thursday, June 17, 2021 10:45 am

Sports

Busy day of hoops at CHS

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News Callaway High’s gym will be hopping on Thursday with six basketball games scheduled, including five involving teams from Callaway and ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Thursday, June 17, 2021 10:16 am

News

Troup County Board of Commissioners approves grants for health court, DUI court, others

At its board meeting on Tuesday, the Troup County Board of Commissioners voted to approve grant awards and matches to fund the Coweta Circuit Mental ... Read more

by Cole Trahan, Thursday, June 17, 2021 10:00 am

Editorials

OUR VIEW: First raises since 2005 deserved for West Point mayor, council positions

Most of us at one point or another woke up one day with the idea in our minds that we are going to march in ... Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Thursday, June 17, 2021 9:30 am

News

Second Taco Bell location opens on Lafayette Parkway

LaGrange residents now have two choices if they want Taco Bell. The new Taco Bell restaurant, located at 1506 Lafayette Parkway, opened Tuesday across the street ... Read more

by Shiann Sivell, Thursday, June 17, 2021 9:00 am

Columns

SMITH COLUMN: Spending a fortnight in Europe

The French Open, the Grand Slam tennis tournament, which is played in Paris in late May and early June, ended on Sunday.This event is the ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Thursday, June 17, 2021 8:30 am

Editorials

OUR VIEW: Getting creative to find qualified employees

All across the country, businesses are struggling to find qualified workers. It’s been well documented all around the United States, as well as in Georgia ... Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:30 pm

News

LaGrange kids to perform Willy Wonka play

The LaGrange Piano Drama Camp will perform “Willy Wonka, KIDS” at New Community Church in LaGrange on Friday, June 18 at 6 p.m. and Saturday, ... Read more

by Cole Trahan, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:30 pm

News

TCSS considers purchasing emergency alert, vape detecting devices

The Troup County School System discussed two ways it hopes to spend American Rescue Plan funding during Monday night’s work session. Read more

by Daniel Evans, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:00 pm

Sports

Special all-star experience for Callaway players

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News Being a member of the Callaway High soccer family has meant the world to Zyasia Jarrell, and she was thrilled ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 11:55 am

Sports

Troup all-star softball team chasing state title

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News They’re hoping for a repeat performance. At the Dizzy Dean district tournament two weeks ago, the Troup County 10-and-under softball ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 11:36 am

Columns

GENDUSA COLUMN: A letter to my father

Dear Dad, I am not sure if you can view this from Heaven, but since you flew there in 1999, I often feel you are ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 11:30 am