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Bartlett’s community involvement pays off

Recent Troup High School graduate Will Bartlett has been involved with giving back to the community since he ... Read more | Add your comment

A New You Massage open for business

Wynn founded A New You Massage Therapy, which hosted its grand opening and ribbon cutting with the Troup ... Read more | Add your comment

Miniature goat now a part of Tumble Town 2

Gym Owner and Head Instructor Angela Anderson said Pattie Harrelson, a gym teach coach at TT2, recently adopted ... Read more | Add your comment

Kiwanis Club of LaGrange awards $9,000 in scholarships

A deputy marshal with the Troup County Marshal’s Office is recovering after being shot in the arm Wednesday ... Read more | Add your comment

News

Bartlett’s community involvement pays off

Recent Troup High School graduate Will Bartlett has been involved with giving back to the community since he could walk. Now, as he takes the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jenna Oden.

Business

A New You Massage open for business

Wynn founded A New You Massage Therapy, which hosted its grand opening and ribbon cutting with the Troup County Chamber of Commerce on Thursday afternoon. Read more | Add your comment

by Hunter Riggall.

~ NO PAYWALL

Point University readies for incoming students and athletes

Point University student-athletes start arriving on campus on Aug. 8, signaling the start of the 2020-21 school year. Read more

by Cody Estremera, Saturday, August 1, 2020 1:00 pm

Sports

Football teams take next step

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News It’s another key step on the road to a new high-school football season. Teams were permitted to begin summer workouts ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Saturday, August 1, 2020 12:40 pm

Sports

LaGrange’s Gibbs ready for senior season

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News Kale Gibbs isn’t going to be outworked. Gibbs, a senior running back for the LaGrange Grangers, knew that at some ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Saturday, August 1, 2020 12:38 pm

Sports

CHS players participate in ironman competition

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News This has been a summer like none other for the Callaway football team, but one thing has remained the same. ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Saturday, August 1, 2020 12:35 pm

News

The Active Life LaGrange to reopen Monday

Troup County’s LaGrange location of The Active Life recreation centers will reopen this Monday, with new safety protocols and shortened hours. Read more

by Hunter Riggall, Saturday, August 1, 2020 10:11 am

Government / Politics

Jim Thornton to join Atlanta mayor for town hall on equity and inclusion

LaGrange Mayor Jim Thornton will join three other mayors and a state representative for a live town hall event on Georgia Public Broadcasting on Aug. ... Read more

by Hunter Riggall, Saturday, August 1, 2020 8:00 am

Sports

Troup’s Cooley helps anchor offensive line

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News He’s ready for one final ride. Outside of a stretch of games where he was out of action with an ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Friday, July 31, 2020 12:19 pm

Sports

Callaway volleyball team preparing for season

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News It’s been a smooth transition for the Callaway High volleyball team. Following the 2019 season, head coach Precious White stepped ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Friday, July 31, 2020 12:17 pm

Columns

How Lewis, Vivian impacted my life

Dear Editor, This past week, I’ve been reflecting on how the Civil Rights Movement planted the seeds which birthed a future generation of freedom fighters. ... Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Friday, July 31, 2020 8:00 am

News

Months after completion, Troup County celebrates new fire station building

Construction kicked off with the demolition of the old Fire Department Training Center on Hamilton Rd. in LaGrange on July 12, 2019. Read more

by Jenna Oden, Friday, July 31, 2020 7:00 am

~ NO PAYWALL

SEC goes to conference-only schedule, starting Sept. 26

The Southeastern Conference will play only league games in 2020, a decision that pushes major college football closer to a siloed regular season in which ... Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Thursday, July 30, 2020 5:02 pm

Sports

Cougars aiming high

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News A state championship was within reach for the Lafayette Christian School Cougars. On a rainy Friday night in November, Lafayette ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Thursday, July 30, 2020 11:17 am

Sports

Softball season getting close

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News A new high-school softball season is almost here. The Callaway, LaGrange, Troup, and LaGrange Academy softball teams will be on ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Thursday, July 30, 2020 11:15 am

Sports

Cavaliers ranked first in poll

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News The first of many preseason high-school football polls was released this week by Matt Stewart of Georgia Public Broadcasting, and ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Thursday, July 30, 2020 11:14 am

~ NO PAYWALL

Man wrecks twice on Hogansville Road Thursday morning

An 18 year old male crashed his car twice within a one-mile stretch of Hogansville Road Thursday morning and has been sent to Grady Hospital ... Read more

by Jenna Oden, Thursday, July 30, 2020 9:54 am

News

LaGrange imposes $500 city fine for illegal dirt bikes

The LaGrange Police Department said in a press release earlier this month that they received 172 calls for service regarding dirt bike activity between April ... Read more

by Hunter Riggall, Thursday, July 30, 2020 9:00 am

News

5K event to help families in need

It’s more than a 5K, literally. A new organization, Healing Hearts, is kicking off with its first fundraiser called Lifting LaGrange. Read more

by Jenna Oden, Thursday, July 30, 2020 8:00 am

News

DASH hosting food truck event in mid-August

Local food trucks will convene in front of the DASH (Dependable, Affordable, Sustainable Housing) office in mid-August, serving unique specialties. Read more

by Jenna Oden, Thursday, July 30, 2020 7:30 am

News

KMMG to donate vehicles to West Point

In its Wednesday work session, the West Point City Council discussed approving a vehicle donation from Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia. If approved, KMMG would donate ... Read more

by Ed Pugh, Thursday, July 30, 2020 7:00 am

News

UPDATED: Troup County deputy marshal shot while firing at charging pit bull

A deputy marshal with the Troup County Marshal’s Office is recovering after being shot in the arm Wednesday afternoon at Glass Bridge Park. Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:06 am

Editorials

OUR VIEW: Congratulations, Class of 2020

It was a little later than usual, but finally, hundreds of local graduates had a chance to cross the stage, receive their diploma, and start ... Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 5:35 pm

Columns

Division the real enemy

The coronavirus has infiltrated America, causing death, sickness and fear. Tropical storms are brewing, waiting to land on the shores. Tensions are reaching a fever ... Read more

by Lynn Gendusa, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 5:34 pm

Columns

Allan Armitage and the joys of gardening

It is a good thing that the dastardly virus has brought about a tsunami of lawn and garden patronage, a reminder that sometimes it requires ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 5:27 pm

News

Troup County Marshal injured in officer-involved shooting

A Troup County marshal has been injured in a shooting in the area of Glass Bridge Recreation Area, according to Chief Marshal Lonza Edmondson. Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 3:39 pm

Sports

LaGrange volleyball team working hard

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News It’s almost match time for the LaGrange High volleyball team. LaGrange, which is under the direction of first-year head coach ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 12:08 pm