Monthly Archives: September 2016

Jenkins Strikes Out Nine, Callaway Topples Temple


  There was nothing normal or ordinary about the Temple-Callaway girls softball game. It was Halloween scary. The game was weird. It made no sense. Callaway High School went from a 7-2 lead in the top of the seventh inning to a 10-7 deficit in the eighth inning. And the Lady Cavaliers still won the Region 5-AA softball shootout, 11-10 ...

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Troup High School Receives GHSA Sportsmanship Award


On the morning of Friday, September 23, Troup High School was gifted an incredibly special award. In the world of sport, racking up points, making baskets, throwing touchdowns, and hitting homeruns is what it is all about. However, one thing that is of equal importance is the attitudes you carry onto the field and the ones you leave behind. Good ...

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Cavalier Freshman Delivers Game-Winning Hit

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  Youth was served on a silver platter. Callaway High freshman Carley Turner stepped up to the plate with the score tied 10-10 against Temple in the bottom of the eighth inning on Tuesday night. There was enough pressure to gag a three-legged monkey. The game was on the line. Turner was in the batter’s box, and she had the ...

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Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia Team Members Help Install Pollinator Garden At West Point Visitor Information Center

Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia Team Members Help Install Pollinator Garden At West Point Visitor Information Center1

(LaGrange, GA.) Sept. 19, 2016 – On Saturday, team members of Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) joined the Georgia Department of Transportation, The Ray, Georgia Conservancy and the Chattahoochee Nature Center to install a 7,000-square foot pollinator garden at the Georgia Visitor Information Center along Interstate 85 in West Point. Team members transplanted more than 2,000 pollinator plants in ...

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Woman Attacked by Knife Wielding Prowler

LaGrange Police are investigating an incident where a local woman was attacked while investigating a prowler outside her home. Sunday night about 11:34 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police responded to the 200 block of Ashton Circle in reference to a prowler who had attacked a female with a knife. Police arrived and spoke to the 23-year-old victim, who advised ...

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Kiwanis Host End Of The Year Celebration & Awards


  Horses and Carriages is a wonderful, high-end restaurant located in the wild beauty of Pine Mountain. The trip there is filled with open fields, backwoods roads, and quiet isolation. It is the perfect place to turn off the radio and reflect upon the year that you have had or any accomplishments that you have worked so hard to obtain. ...

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Merle Norman Ribbon Cutting

The staff at Merle Norman

  There is always room to celebrate an occasion when a new business makes its way here to LaGrange and Troup County. With the expansion of the downtown with the new hotel project, the Sweetland Amphitheater, and all of the other incredible projects that are underway, local business has been thriving as of late and ribbon cuttings have been popping ...

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Women Arrested In Separate Fraud Incidents


Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators have arrested a pair of women in separate incidents of financial fraud. In the first incident, Sheriff’s Investigators were asked to look into an incident where a large amount of money was determined to be missing from a local business. Over the course of the investigation, Sheriff’s Investigators were able to uncover evidence indicating Donna F. ...

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