Monthly Archives: February 2016

Pair Of Car Chases End In Crashes

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LaGrange Police have recently arrested two separate suspects who allegedly fled from them during traffic stops and ended up being caught after crashing their vehicles. The first incident occurred Friday night about 9:30 p.m., when LaGrange Police were at the intersection of Honeycutt Place and North Greenwood Drive. As a vehicle in front of officers passed through the intersection under ...

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Troup County School System Sets The Stage For ESPLOST Education

Troup County School System (TCSS) announced plans to unveil an initiative that seeks to educate the community about Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (ESPLOST). The initiative, Your Change Makes Big Changes in Troup County Schools, is designed to help the community: 1. Differentiate ESPLOST funding versus general operating expenses 2. Distinguish previously funded projects such as additions at ...

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Ethel Kite Hosts Academic Bowl

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On the afternoon of Thursday, January 29, Ethel Kite hosted and academic bowl with schools from Troup and the surrounding counties. Students and parents alike flocked to the building and gathered into the classrooms, eager to see the students compete and practice good sportsmanship with one another. This event always sees a huge turnout and this time there was no ...

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Behind The Mask 2016 Raises Over $70,000 For Twin Cedars

The past and present of the Royal Court

Mardi Gras is a tradition that dates back to medieval times. It was always intended to be a celebration of Fat Tuesday, the last day where you eat and drink heartily before beginning a fast period for Lent. Today it has become a major holiday for many areas in our country and all across the world. People gather for parades ...

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Man Fights Off Would-Be Robbers Outside Apartment

A local man survived a scare over the weekend as he managed to fight off three would-be armed robbers outside his home in LaGrange. Sunday night about 8:27 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded to the Lee’s Crossing Apartment complex on Old Airport Road in reference to an attempted Armed Robbery. Officers arrived and spoke to the adult ...

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Mother, Daughter Sharpen Their Tennis Fundamentals At McCluskey

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She knows the routine. She also knows tennis. Milly Criswell dusted off her tennis racket on Saturday afternoon and headed to the nearest courts with her mother. Where they ended up was the Ann & Doc McCluskey Tennis Center in LaGrange. The mother and daughter played some serve and volley, and some back and forth tennis. It was trial and ...

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Seals, Harris Capture Area Wrestling Titles

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The Tigers are starting to show their teeth. Troup High sophomore Chase Seals and junior Trey Harris walked off with individual titles at the Area 5-AAAA Traditional Wrestling Tournament on Saturday in College Park. Seals won the 120-pound championship, and Harris took the first place honors in the 152-pound weight division. “They were aggressive, and they had a chip on ...

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Lady Cougars Outlast Heirway In Double-Overtime

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It was out of the ordinary and over the top. But it wasn’t anything that the Lady Cougars couldn’t handle. Lafayette Christian School stepped up and knocked off Heirway Christian Academy, 59-56 in double- overtime in the first round of the girls West Region Basketball Tournament on Monday night in the Georgia Independent Christian Athletic Association. “We worked really hard ...

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