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COVID-19 surge could come to Troup soon

Amid a nationwide spike in cases, Troup County recorded 30 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, its highest ... Read more | Add your comment

Christmas tree lit in downtown LaGrange

A crowd gathered on Lafayette Square in downtown LaGrange to witness an annual holiday tradition. The LaGrange-Troup County ... Read more | Add your comment

Solicitor’s office donates baby care items

On Wednesday, the Troup County Solicitor’s Office donated dozens of diaper and baby care items to the Circle ... Read more | Add your comment

Troup County awards exhaust capture system contract, recognizes longtime employees

The Troup County Board of Commissioners awarded a contract for new exhaust removal systems at several fire stations ... Read more | Add your comment

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COVID-19 surge could come to Troup soon

Amid a nationwide spike in cases, Troup County recorded 30 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, its highest single-day toll since July, according to numbers ... Read more | Add your comment

by Hunter Riggall.

News

Christmas tree lit in downtown LaGrange

A crowd gathered on Lafayette Square in downtown LaGrange to witness an annual holiday tradition. The LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce kicked off Thursday evening’s ... Read more | Add your comment

by Hunter Riggall.

Sports

Special season continues for Grangers

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News The LaGrange Grangers are hoping to go somewhere they haven’t been in 12 years. In 2008, LaGrange was in the ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Friday, December 4, 2020 1:58 am

Sports

Cavaliers begin playoff run

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News Following the 2004 season, the football programs at Lovett and Callaway were both searching for new head coaches. Considering the ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Friday, December 4, 2020 1:56 am

Sports

Cougars chasing state title

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News They’ve been on the doorstep the past two seasons. The Lafayette Christian School Cougars reached the state-championship game in 2018 ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Friday, December 4, 2020 1:54 am

Editorials

Now isn’t the time to relax

There was a lot of concern over the holiday break that family gatherings around the country might lead to more COVID-19 cases nationwide. Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Thursday, December 3, 2020 9:00 pm

Columns

Trump: unconcerned about Troup County’s health

We have more cases because we have more testing!”- Trump, 11-2-20. We are beginning another wave of COV-19 cases both nationally and in Georgia. On ... Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Thursday, December 3, 2020 8:59 pm

Columns

Random thoughts from Dick Yarbrough

Here we go again. The University of Georgia has another Rhodes Scholar. According to my abacus, that makes 25. But who’s counting? (Wink! Wink!) Phaidra ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Thursday, December 3, 2020 8:58 pm

Editorials

OUR VIEW: A big win for community

On Nov. 16, 2009, Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia rolled out the first Kia Sorento off the new line of the West Point plant. As we ... Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Thursday, December 3, 2020 12:27 pm

Columns

The mystery church in the Valley

Occasionally, I find myself believing I can do anything regardless of ability or talent. So, in other words, I probably think too highly of myself. ... Read more

by Lynn Gendusa, Thursday, December 3, 2020 12:26 pm

News

Tempers flare over proposed Mountville gas station

Drug and alcohol use, loitering, dangerous levels of traffic, decreased property values, litter and loud music were among concerns expressed by Mountville residents about a ... Read more

by Hunter Riggall, Thursday, December 3, 2020 10:39 am

News

West Point talks golf cart rules

During the Nov. 24 work session, the West Point City Council discussed an ordinance that would allow for the use of motorized carts on certain ... Read more

by Ed Pugh, Thursday, December 3, 2020 10:37 am

Sports

Big day for LaGrange student-athletes

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News It was a special day for four LaGrange High student-athletes who have accomplished a great deal on and off the ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Thursday, December 3, 2020 3:12 am

Sports

Callaway ready for playoff run

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News During a season that’s been like no other, it has been business as usual for the Callaway Cavaliers. Callaway, which ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Thursday, December 3, 2020 3:10 am

Sports

LaGrange falls short in opener

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRy Daily News When Javon Brown went skyward and threw down a fast-break dunk late in the third quarter, the LaGrange Grangers had ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Thursday, December 3, 2020 3:08 am

Sports

Season tips off for Callaway

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News COLUMBUS – The Callaway Lady Cavaliers broke open a close game with a big fourth quarter to beat Northside-Columbus 47-38 ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Thursday, December 3, 2020 3:06 am

Sports

Winning night for Cougars

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News The Lafayette Christian School basketball teams pulled off a sweep of visiting LaGrange Academy on Tuesday. Lafayette Christian’s girls’ team ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Thursday, December 3, 2020 3:05 am

News

Former LaGrange police lieutenant moves into city planner role

After more than 24 years with the LaGrange Police Department, former Lt. Mark Kostial has left the force for a new job as a city ... Read more

by Hunter Riggall, Wednesday, December 2, 2020 10:00 am

Columns

Sam Nunn, a leader on the court and in the state

With basketball moving toward competition, the game plan, as it has been for other sports, is to let the games begin and hope for the ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Wednesday, December 2, 2020 10:00 am

News

Troup County talks parks and rec master plan

Representatives from Columbus-based Barge Design Solutions presented to the Troup County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday morning, discussing the county’s parks and recreation master plan. Read more

by Hunter Riggall, Wednesday, December 2, 2020 9:30 am

News

New Ventures opens warming center as temperatures plunge

As temperatures drop below 40 and 30 degrees in LaGrange, the Warming Center has reopened its doors for the winter season. Read more

by Jenna Oden, Wednesday, December 2, 2020 9:00 am

Columns

Speaking truth

Truth. Paul describes a Christian’s “armor” in Ephesians 6 and mentions “truth as a belt tight around your waist.” Read more

by Charles "Buddy" Whatley, Wednesday, December 2, 2020 9:00 am

Editorials

OUR VIEW: Practical fire safety tips for the holidays

The holiday season is officially here and like most families across the country, we are all putting up our lights, decorations and trees. And although ... Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Wednesday, December 2, 2020 8:00 am

Sports

Lady Tigers get first win

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News The Troup Lady Tigers made easy work of Lanett on Tuesday in their home opener. After dropping two hard-fought games ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Wednesday, December 2, 2020 1:56 am

Sports

Tigers fall in overtime

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News In an overtime thriller, it was the powerhouse Lanett Panthers outlasting the home-standing Troup Tigers 73-67 on Tuesday night. Lanett ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Wednesday, December 2, 2020 1:53 am

Sports

Grangers rise to the occasion

By KEVIN ECKLEBER With the season on the line, three of LaGrange’s senior leaders rose to the occasion. After a successful regular season, LaGrange hosted ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Wednesday, December 2, 2020 1:50 am

Sports

Troup seniors shine in final game

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News In his final high-school game, Troup High’s Marquavious Kelley delivered a memorable performance. Kelley is listed as a wide receiver, ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Wednesday, December 2, 2020 1:45 am