Monthly Archives: February 2016

Chartwells K12 Launches Chefs 2 Schools Program In Troup County Schools

Chefs Emphasize Wellness with Fun Food Preparation LAGRANGE, GA – Students in Troup County School are in for a culinary treat this month. Through the Chefs 2 Schools program, Chartwells K12 chefs will educate while entertaining with live cooking demonstrations in school cafes. Leveraging the concept that chefs have a unique ability to deliver wellness messages to children in a ...

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Peach Worries

Brian Maddy, County Extension Agent Warms spells in the middle of winter can be a cause for concern. There are news reports about the danger of warm weather spoiling our peach and blueberry crops. Ideally, having the temperatures remain constantly low throughout the winter would alleviate a lot of these fears. Weather, as we know is anything but constant or ...

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District Attorney Pete Skandalakis Announces Re-Election Bid

District Attorney Peter J. Skandalakis announces that he is seeking re-election for his seventh term as district attorney. Skandalakis’ prosecutorial career began in the Coweta Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office, after joining the office in 1984 as an Assistant District Attorney. He was then promoted to Chief Assistant District Attorney in 1987, received an appointment as the District Attorney in ...

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Juvenile Caught After Stealing Van And Burglarizing Homes


Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators have arrested a 16-year-old juvenile after he and another male allegedly stole a van and burglarized a pair of homes. On Monday, Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators began looking a white minivan that had been seen around two homes that had been burglarized earlier in the day. A Be On the Look Out warning was issued for ...

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Region Champions Again: LaGrange High Rallies Past Shaw

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Defeat was staring the Grangers in the face. They were behind at the end of the first quarter, the second period and the third stanza against the Shaw Raiders. But LaGrange High did not lose on this night in the Region 1-AAAAA Boys Basketball Tournament. The Grangers rallied for a 56-55 win over the Raiders on Saturday evening in the ...

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Wednesday February 17th

Community Calendar • February 17th: Capital Conservation Day! Be an activist at the gold dome! Join hundreds of other conservationists who will be lobbying for clean air and water on Wednesday. Contact Laura Breyfogle to find out more information and/or carpool. • February 17th: Join us for storytelling, songs, and crafts at Hogansville Public Library 600 E. Main Street, Hogansville, ...

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The Sock Hops Rock Troup High School

The Country and Western part of the show

There is just a certain feeling to the music’s of yesteryear. There were songs that were played when young love and beep bop romance were in the air. Polka dot sun dresses and black leather jackets crammed into whitely lit malt shops and into the back of Cadillac’s. It was a simpler time when the world made sense and that ...

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Man Accused Of Robbing His Wife

Edward Anthony Facille III

LaGrange Police have arrested a local man after he allegedly stole his estranged wife’s cell phone out of her hand and then demanded she pay for it to get it back. Tuesday afternoon about 4:49 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to 1500 block of Doctors Drive in reference to a domestic dispute. Officers arrived and made contact ...

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Update: Deputies Looking For Help In Identifying Burglary Victims

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Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators are seeking help from the public in identifying and returning property to countless burglary victims after recovering truckloads of allegedly stolen property. Sheriff’s Investigators have been working on these burglaries for months when they got break in the case when Chambers County Deputies contacted them about a stolen iPad. Using this info, Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators ...

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LaGrange Art Museum Presents 1st LaGrange Southeast Regional Friday February 19th

Emily Williams, Glass Seaweed, Flameworked Borosilicate Glass, LaGrange National XXVII Purchase Award Winner

[LAGRANGE, GA] – LaGrange Art Museum presents the 1st LaGrange Southeast Regional from February 19th through April 2, 2016. The 1st LaGrange Southeast Regional is proudly sponsored by the Callaway Foundation and the La-Grange Art Museum with special support provided by the Charlie & Joy Flint Fund. Since its founding in 1964 when Lamar Dodd donated a painting to begin ...

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