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Hunter Riggall, Author at LaGrange Daily News

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450 vaccinated at Troup County Bus Barn

On Friday morning and afternoon, a steady stream of cars made their way through the Troup County Bus Barn, stopping to receive doses of the ... Read more

by Hunter Riggall, Friday, January 15, 2021 3:29 pm

News

Ferguson votes against impeachment

Congressman Drew Ferguson joined the rest of Georgia’s congressional Republicans in voting against the impeachment of President Trump on Wednesday. Ferguson represents Georgia’s 3rd District, ... Read more

by Hunter Riggall, Thursday, January 14, 2021 5:56 pm

Crime

GBI defuses homemade bomb at empty lot on Whitesville Road

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Bomb Disposal Unit defused a homemade bomb found Thursday morning at an abandoned lot on Whitesville Road, according to the ... Read more

by Hunter Riggall, Thursday, January 14, 2021 12:54 pm

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Troup residents struggle to sign up for vaccine appointments

After opening up vaccination appointments for people in the 1A+ category, District 4 Public Health announced Wednesday that they have been answering thousands of calls ... Read more

by Hunter Riggall, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 6:10 pm

News

LaGrange alters food truck ordinance, LPD to review security at city properties

The LaGrange City Council passed a change to the city ordinance governing food trucks on Tuesday night. The first part of the ordinance carves out ... Read more

by Hunter Riggall, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 10:00 am

News

Hunt elected chair of TCSS Board of Education

District 5 Representative Cathy Hunt was elected Chair of the Troup County Board of Education at the board’s meeting Monday night. Hunt will lead the ... Read more

by Hunter Riggall, Monday, January 11, 2021 6:07 pm

Crime

LaGrange saw 7 homicides in 2020, though violent crime overall declined

The LaGrange Police Department has released preliminary statistics about crime that occurred in the city in 2020. The city had seven homicides, up from four ... Read more

by Hunter Riggall, Saturday, January 9, 2021 10:00 am

News

LaGrange Animal Services achieves no kill status

The City of LaGrange announced in a news release that its Animal Services division achieved “no kill” status in 2020 with a 91 percent save ... Read more

by Hunter Riggall, Friday, January 8, 2021 6:16 pm

News

Vaccines for Georgians 65+ scheduled to start next week

The Georgia Department of Public Health’s Phase1a+ of vaccine distribution will take effect next week, starting Monday. Phase 1a+ expands eligibility from just healthcare workers ... Read more

by Hunter Riggall, Friday, January 8, 2021 10:00 am

News

Ferguson votes against efforts to reject Arizona, Pennsylvania electoral votes

Congressman Drew Ferguson, whose district includes Troup County, voted against the two objections to Congress certifying the electoral votes of Arizona and Pennsylvania. Ferguson was ... Read more

by Hunter Riggall, Thursday, January 7, 2021 2:17 pm

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