Monthly Archives: February 2016

Cougars Clobber Crusaders, Lafayette Takes Region Title

LCS Boys Basketball_8781

A new era has begun for the Cougars. They dotted their i’s, crossed their t’s, and the Cougars won the first boys region basketball championship in Lafayette Christian School history on Friday night. The Cougars cleared one huge hurdle, and they did it with a lot of sweat, toil and trouble. And don’t forget the 76-55 win over Central Christian ...

Read More »

Troup County School System Hosts First Ever Recruiting Fair

TCSS Job Fair 6

On January 30, job seekers from Troup County and surrounding areas gathered in the halls of the Troup County School System (TCSS) administrative services building before the doors opened to the first ever TCSS Job Fair. Sequita Freeman, TCSS chief human resource officer, said, “As we enter our recruiting season, it’s important to be in front of potential candidates. Showing ...

Read More »

No Charges In Strange Domestic Incident


LaGrange Police are investigating a strange incident where a subject was initially reported as being stabbed, but they quickly learned things weren’t as they seemed. Thursday afternoon about 3:30 p.m., Officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the area of South Page Street in reference to reports of a subject stabbed, possibly during an Armed Robbery. While en route, ...

Read More »

College Plans For New $21 Million Science Building

New science bldg rendering

LaGrange College unveiled plans for a new modern laboratory science facility to be constructed on the corner of Vernon Street and Park Avenue, near the current Cason J. Callaway Science Building. The $21 million project calls for the new 43-thousandfoot building as well as extensive renovations to the older science building. The new facility will have nine new lab spaces ...

Read More »

Police Catch Home Invader, Warrants Issued For Another

Demarcus Jawan Parks

Police Detectives have arrested one suspect and are looking for more after a violent Home Invasion Robbery in LaGrange. Thursday evening about 5:04 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded the Lee’s Crossing Apartments on Old Airport Road in reference to a Home Invasion. Officers arrived and spoke to the victims, who advised an unknown male wearing a hood ...

Read More »

Monday February 8th – OBITS(6)

Fred Thomas Williams Fred Thomas Williams, age 84, of Columbus, Ga, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, January 25, 2016. A graveside service was held at 3:00 pm on Sunday, January 31, 2016 at the Huling family cemetery, on Huling Road, Fortson, Ga. Mr. Williams was born in Evergreen, Alabama, on May 31, 1931, to Walter and Mildred Williams. ...

Read More »

Friday February 5th

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. • Tuesday night about 10:58 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to LaGrange College in reference to a Theft. Officers arrived and spoke with the male complainant, who advised his TV had been ...

Read More »

KMMG Announces Executive Level Promotions


WEST POINT, Ga., Feb. 3, 2016 – With 2016 marking the 10 year anniversary of the announcement of KiaMotors’ first U.S. assembly plant in West Point, Ga., Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia (KMMG) has announced two executive level promotions to support the positive growth in the State and in the West Point community. J. Randy Jackson, the first American hired at ...

Read More »
Teachable Moments Ad