Monthly Archives: August 2018

Police Reports–8-31-2018

Tuesday night about 8:15 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to Hadaway Court in reference to a Burglary. Officers arrived and spoke with the complainant, who stated when he arrived at home he noticed that his 65 inch Samsung television, valued at $600, and a Play Station 4 video game system, valued at $1,000 were missing. The victim stated he and his ...

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Obits–August 31, 2018

Lake Dunson Robertson Mrs. Rebecca Hayes Atchison  Mrs. Rebecca Hayes Atchison was born October 7, 1928 in Troup County, Georgia. She was the daughter of the late Robert and Daisy Cameron Hayes. She was a life long resident of the Hillcrest Community. She united with the Rising Grove Missionary Baptist Church at a very early age, under the Pastorage of the ...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

COMMUNITY CALENDAR • Every Thursday: Celebrate Recovery (a self help program for anyone with hurts, habits, hangups). Join us every Thursday evening _ dinner served 6pm, if you wish, followed by program 6:30-8pm. Held in the First Baptist Church on the Square’s Family Life Center Chapel Enter where you see the black canopy on Church St. For additional information, call ...

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Troup Hosts First Cross Country Meet Against Lafayette Christian, Heard County

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The Troup High Tigers officially kicked off their home cross country schedule with a meet against Lafayette Christian and Heard County. The team’s season began on August 22 in Douglas County. The meet took place at Troup High School Tuesday afternoon at 4:30 PM. The route was modified to accommodate construction on the school’s new athletic facility. Thirty students across ...

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Troup Softball Drops Back-to-Back Games

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The Lady Tigers of Troup began a losing two-day stretch Tuesday at home against Central Carroll. The pair of losses drops the Tigers to 5-11 on the season. The series got off to a rough start when Central Carroll scored five runs over Troup in the top of the first. The Lady Tigers would never recover. Troup, who has struggled ...

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Juvenile Charged for Gun Incident

LaGrange Police have charged an undisclosed juvenile with obstruction after he reportedly waved around what was later determined to be toy gun and then ran from officers. Tuesday evening about 6:27 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the area of Horace King Street in reference to a male waving a gun around. Police arrived and spotted a young male matching the ...

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Chapel Hill Hands Grangers Third Loss of Softball Season

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TheLaGrangeLadyGranger softball team went on the road Tuesday to earn what would become their third loss of the softball season. The only Troup County public high school team with a winning record, the Lady Grangers entered Tuesday evening’s match at 92. An 8-1 loss to Chapel Hill dropped a game for the Grangers, but they’re still in good shape with ...

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Foster’s Tree Service Honors Reverend Johnie C. Nunis

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Tripp Foster gathered with fellow members of Foster’s Tree Service Monday, August 27 to celebrate the life of Revered Johnie C. Nunis. Nunis, aLaGrangeresident since 1961, passed on Friday, August 24 at the age of ninety-one after decades of service to both God and to the LaGrange community. The Reverend served as the pastor of Grantville Church of God as ...

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Troup County Announces McCluskey Tennis Center Improvements

The Troup County Board of Commissioners would like to announce the launch of the McCluskey Tennis Center SPLOST V project, as well as the temporary closing of portions of the facility while undergoing renovations. The first stage of the project officially began on Monday, August 27, 2018, and is expected to be ongoing until the spring 2019. During this time, ...

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Caterpillar Announces Plan to Sell the Purpose-Built Forestry Business

Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE: CAT) announced today that it has entered into a preliminary agreement with Weiler, Inc. to sell the Cat® purpose-built forestry business. The sale is subject to negotiation of a final agreement, the closing of which is expected by early 2019. “We remain committed to supporting our forestry customers and the forestry industry,” said Tom Pellette, Caterpillar Construction ...

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