Monthly Archives: July 2017

McCluskey, LaGrange College Are Bracing For Tri-Level State Tennis


There is no place that Emily Mansour would rather be this weekend than in the Southern Tri-Level State Championships. The McCluskey Tennis Center and LaGrange College will entertain the state tournament for yet another year beginning this Friday morning at 8 o’clock. More than 500 players from La-Grange to Savannah will play in the 5th annual tournament. None of these ...

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Tigers Are On The Clock, Troup Is Ready To Roll


At every preseason football practice at Troup High School the scoreboard clock is turned on. The clock is a reminder that every play counts, as does every second. The clock is motivation for a Tiger football program that showed some major improvement and movement last season. Troup High went from 1-9 to 8-3 from one year to the next. The ...

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A Class Act: Troup Stresses Blocking, Tackling, Academics

Some of the life-changing lessons that the Troup High players are learning on the football field are carrying over to the classroom. The Tigers are studying their playbook and their school books. Good grades do matter in the Troup High football program. “We care about more than just football. We stay on our players about grades. We’re tough and hard. ...

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Former Professional Skateboarder to Lead Skate Park Design Meeting August 3rd

LaGrange, Ga. July 27, 2017 – Former professional skateboarder Kanten Russell is leading the City of La-Grange’s proposed skatepark design meeting. The design workshop is planned for Thursday August 3rd, 6:30-8:00pm at the District 4 Public Health Office, 301 Main Street in La-Grange. This is the second design workshop for the proposed skatepark. Russell will facilitate the session and will ...

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Free Concert and A Night Of Worship Coming In September With Kevin Dunn


The second annual Night of Worship will be coming to Faith Baptist Church on Saturday, September 2nd at 6:30 pm. This co-sponsored event by Faith Baptist Church, Charter Bank, Lee’s Crossing Tire, and Cofield Comfort Systems that will feature Kevin Dunn in concert. There will also be the special guests, the teen trio from Faith Baptist Church, the New Community ...

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Ferguson Supports Bill to Restore Common Sense Joint Employer Labor Policy

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Drew Ferguson (R-Ga.) today became an original cosponsor on the Save Local Business Act when it was introduced by Education and the Workforce Subcommittee Chairman Bradley Byrne (R-Ala.). This bill would update the National Labor Relations Act and Fair Labor Standards Act to provide clarity on the definition of “joint employer.” This legislation would state that ...

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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. • Wednesday morning about 8:30 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Publix supermarket on at Commerce Avenue in reference to Shoplifting. Officers arrived and spoke with the store manager, who stated that a female, later ...

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Million Dollar Spaghetti


Million Dollar Spaghetti Prep time-10 mins; Cook Time-45 mins; Serves 6 Ingredients 16 oz Dried Spaghetti Noodles 1 Cup Yellow Onion, Chopped 4 Cloves Minced Garlic 1 1/2 lbs. Sweet Italian Sausage, Casing Removed 2 24 oz Jars Spaghetti Sauce-Divided 8 oz Cottage Cheese or Ricotta Cheese 8 oz Cream Cheese 3 Teaspoons Dried Italian Seasoning 3 Cups Mozzarella, Shredded-Divided ...

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Police Searching for Domestic Violence Suspect

LaGrange Police are looking for a local man who is accused of throwing around his girlfriend and choking her during a domestic incident. Thursday afternoon about 2:50 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police responded to the 300 block of Brown Street in reference to reports of a domestic dispute. Police arrived and made contact with the female victim, who advised ...

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