Monthly Archives: August 2018

King Bio Recalls Kids and Infant Products, Fears Potential Microbial Contamination

King Bio issued a recall of thirty-two baby and infant products out of fears of potential microbial contamination. The recall is voluntary. A full list of recalled products includes: DK Attention & Learning Enh. Chicken Pox Symptom Relief Children’s Appetite & Weight Children’s Appetite Enhance Children’s Cough Relief Children’s Fever Reliever Children’s Growth and Development DK Newborn Tonic DK Nosebleed ...

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Obits–August 27, 2018

LAKES DUNSON ROBERTSON  Charles Benson Brewer Charles Benson Brewer was born October 25, 1961 in LaGrange, Georgia. He was one of eleven children born to the late George Dewey Brewer and Virginia Brewer. He graduated from LaGrange High School, Class of 1979; where he was known for playing basketball and being a “Ladies Man.”  Charles was a member of New Beginning Baptist ...

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Judge Michael Key Honored with the Amicus Curiae Award


Troup County Juvenile Court Judge R. Michael Key received the Amicus Curiae Award Tuesday, August 21 for his extraordinary contributions to the court during his time of service. Troup County Board of Commissioners Chair Patrick Crews presented the award to Judge Michael Key in front of a standing-roomonly chamber. The Supreme Court of Georgia issued the Amicus CuriaeAward to Key. ...

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Convicted Felon with Firearm Reported to the Department of Homeland Security


Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested an Alabama man on several charges after he allegedly flashed a fake badge trying to get out of a speeding ticket. Thursday afternoon about 1:04 p.m., deputies with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office performed a traffic stop on a white BMW that was traveling at excessive speeds on the interstate. The BMW was pulled over ...

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Troup Falls to Cedartown in 10-2 Loss


The Troup High Lady Tiger softball team continued to struggle Thursday as they went on the road to take on Cedartown. The Lady Tigers, coming off a close loss to La-Grange, fell short in their matchup against Cedartown. Despite showing massive improvements in their rematch against the Lady Grangers, the Troup High team displayed inconsistency by losing 10-2 on Thursday. ...

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Police Reports–8-24-2018

Sunday night about 9:51 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to Belk Street in reference to reports of a possible fight in progress. Troup County 911 advised officers that a subject at the location had called, at which time they heard yelling in the background, and then the line dropped. Officers arrived and spoke with the complainant, who stated that he and ...

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Obits–August 24, 2018

Higgins Cynthia Demerice Phillips “Cindy” Burnham Cynthia Demerice Phillips “Cindy” Burnham, of LaGrange, passed away on August 22, 2018 at the WellStar West Georgia Hospice. She was born on December 15, 1949 to the late Gerland Phillips and Thelma Louise Christopher Phillips of LaGrange. She was a faithful member of Unity Baptist Church for over 40 years. She was an ...

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LaGrange through the Years


LaGrange, located approximately sixty miles south of Atlanta, is the seat of Troup County. The city encompasses some twentynine square miles and has a population of 29,599 people. The county surveyor, Samuel Reid, laid out the basic street plan, which covered 202.5 acres that has basically been unaltered since 1828. The center of the city is the fountain in the ...

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Hogansville Council Meeting Fails Due to Absent Members


The scheduled August 20 Mayor and City Council Meeting failed to open due to the lack of a quorum Monday evening in Hogansville. Two official meetings were essentially lost due to absent council members. A called work session before the regular monthly meeting also failed to open for the same reason. Mayor Bill Stankiewicz, Councilman George Bailey, and Councilman Fred ...

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WellStar Medical Group General Surgery Earns Vein Center Accreditation


Dr. Ashley Stewart and the team at WellStar Medical Group General Surgery has been granted accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in Vein Center in the area of Superficial Venous Treatment and Management. To achieve the accreditation, Dr. Stewart’s office has undergone an intensive application and review process to determine its compliance with published medical standards, which demonstrates Well-Star ...

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