Monthly Archives: January 2018

Stankiewicz and Bailey Recognized at the Georgia Municipal Association’s 2018 Mayor’s Day Conference


Hogansville Mayor Bill Stankiewicz and Councilman George Bailey were recognized on Sunday at the Georgia Municipal Association’s 2018 Mayors’ Day Conference for completing the Robert E. Knox Jr. Municipal Leadership Institute. The multi-day leadership institute, cosponsored by GMA and the University of Georgia’s Carl Vinson Institute of Government, focuses on helping elected and appointed municipal government leaders enhance and sharpen ...

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Troup High Students and Staff Re-Energize During Inaugural Winter Wonderland


Earlier this month, the students and staff at Troup High ushered in a day of stress-free learning. Dubbed Winter Wonderland, the fun-filled courses were designed to pique student and teacher interest in hopes of continuing the excitement for learning at the mid-year point of the school calendar. Troup High Principal Chip Medders said, “As we come back to school after ...

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Speed Limit Increases Take Effect on LaGrange Roadways


The City of LaGrange wants residents to be aware of three speed limit changes on streets located in the city. The LaGrange City Council officially approved recommendations made by the Georgia Department of Transportation to increase speed limits on three roadways located within the city. City approval is required in order for La-Grange Police to continue their use of speed ...

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Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike Coming to LSPA


The Lafayette Theatre Company will open Christopher Durang’s Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike on January 25th. Winner of the 2013 Tony Award® for Best Play, this production promises to provide hilarious entertainment for adult audiences in LTC’s unique picnic-style theatre setting. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is one of the most lauded and beloved Broadway plays ...

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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. • Friday night about 7:45 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Walmart on New Franklin Road in reference to Shoplifting. Police arrived and spoke to the store’s loss prevention officer, who advised they had detained ...

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Johnson Relinquished Command of the Cadet Corps


On January 11, 2018, Callaway High School’s AFJROTC unit held a Change of Command Ceremony. Cadet Colonel Kyla Johnson relinquished command of the Cadet Corps, and Cadet Roshin Roychan was promoted to Cadet Colonel and assumed command. Cadet Colonel Kyla Johnson now becomes a special assistant to Lt Col Craig, the detachment commander. Roychan is pictured here with Dr. Lynne ...

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Troup County School Board Kicks Off the New Year

New school board chairman Kirk Hancock presided over his first regular meeting Monday evening after being elected chair at the previous work session. The normal Thursday meeting last week was postponed till Monday due to icy road conditions. The board meeting primarily covered the items that have to be done at the beginning of each calendar year. The board first ...

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Police Investigating Pair of Hit and Run Collisions

LaGrange Police are investigating two separate Hit and Run accidents that occured near each other around the same time Friday night. Friday night about 9:50 p.m. LaGrange Police responded to Lafayette Parkway at North Davis Road in reference to a Hit and Run collision. Officers arrived and determined that the suspect vehicle rear-ended the first victim’s vehicle while it was ...

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