Monthly Archives: January 2016

Friday January 29th

 Police & Sheriff’s Reports The individuals listed have been cited/arrested/charged in Troup County. However, this is not an admission of guilt. All parties are considered innocent until proved guilty. • Monday night about 7:09 p.m., Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies were traveling north on Hogansville Road near Trimble Station Road when a green Camaro was observed coming up from behind at ...

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Interim Term Students Learn Importance Of Service


From Italy to Hawaii, Ecuador to the Philippines, 70 LaGrange students expanded their view of the world during Jan Term while building classrooms, working with the homeless, leading youth camps for children and offering health care for the needy. On campus, 673 scholars explored topics like “Tolkien and the Middle Ages,” “Korean Culture,” “The Civil War” and “The Culture and ...

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Pair Go Out Searching For Drugs, Find Cops

A pair of men were arrested Wednesday afternoon after admitting they were trolling the streets looking to buy marijuana, but claiming they had been unsuccessful. The two were promptly arrested after officers discovered they were not as unsuccessful as they had implied. Wednesday afternoon about 2:35 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department were in the area of Daniel Street ...

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New Integrated Bike Trail Tops City Council Discussion Tuesday

On the morning of Tuesday, January 25, the LaGrange City Council held their regular meeting to discuss the on goings and activates of the town. Amongst the docket of business items, two new important matters of business were at hand for the council to sit and deliberate over. Firstly, the council is planning a two or three day retreat to ...

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West Georgia Health Successfully Completes Reaccreditation As An Exemplary Bariatric Surgery Center

West Georgia Health’s Weight Loss Surgery program has successfully been reaccredited by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program. This designation, which recognizes surgical programs with a demonstrated track record of favorable outcomes in obesity surgery, means West Georgia Health’s bariatric program is Georgia’s only accredited bariatric surgery program southwest of Atlanta to offer all three bariatric ...

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West Point Hears Update On THINC Academy


Tuesday evening during their second January Work Session, THINC College and Career Academy President Dr. Cathy Carlisle provided the West Point City Council with an update on the school after their first semester of operation. Carlisle outlined a number of successes the school has seen and a few outstanding issues they need to work on for the future. First and ...

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Mauldin & Co. Gear Up For Next Week’s State Swim


The girl has charisma and fast feet. She’s a winner from one end of the pool to the other. She’s got a powerful kick. Sydney Mauldin is one of four members of the Troup County Sharks who will swim in the Class AAAAA and AAAA high school state meets next Friday and Saturday at Georgia Tech. “Our training has paid ...

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Franklin Forest Celebrated 100 Days At School


Franklin Forest celebrated 100 Days of School Thursday, January 21st. Students wore clothing with 100 items on them, they counted to 100 several times, they ate 100 snacks, and they did 100 exercises. Elishah Tucker and Kayleigh Mullennix Mrs.Napier’s 1st grade. Nigel Leslie and Roderick Henderson use 100 cups to build a tower. Mrs. Cockrell’s 1st grade class.  

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Mayor Drew Ferguson Announces 3rd District Congressional Campaign


West Point Mayor Drew Ferguson announced that he will be a candidate for the United States Congress representing Georgia’s 3rd Congressional District. “Washington is broken and as a small businessman I know that what our communities need from Congress is that they get out of the way and let us create jobs and economic opportunity for our citizens,” Ferguson said. ...

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Callaway Middle School’s January ‘Student Of The Month’


Each month Callaway Middle School recognizes two students from each team forthe“StudentoftheMonth”. The award is given to students that exhibit exemplary conduct during the previous month. These students are rewarded with a pizza party and a certificate. For the month of January the award goes to: Back Row (left to right) – Nitiya Boyd, Justin Kyle Herndon, Aleah Williams, and ...

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