Monthly Archives: July 2019

Sheriff’s Office Holds Annual Employee Appreciation Barbeque

Lt. Jeff Duran and Retired West Point Police Chief Johnny McCurry enjoyed the luncheon.

On Thursday, the Troup County Sheriff’s Office held their annual employee appreciation barbeque. Sheriff James Woodruff says they hold the event every year to promote camaraderie among sheriff’s office staff and to give them a reward for their hard work. The sheriff’s office also hosts holiday luncheon between Thanksgiving and Christmas for a similar purpose. Woodruff began holding the luncheons ...

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Police Arrest Suspects with Stolen Vehicle and Guns, One Still at Large

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LaGrange Police have arrested two suspects and are looking for one more who were caught fleeing from an Entering Auto incident in a stolen vehicle. Wednesday morning about 2:30 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department were called to Lee’s Crossing Apartments on Old Airport Road upon reports of an Entering Auto in progress. When police arrived they spotted a ...

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Witness Reports Leads to Entering Auto Arrests

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Using tips from vigilant citizens, LaGrange Police and Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies were able to work together to nab five suspects believed to have been involved in multiple Entering Auto thefts. Early Wednesday morning about 5:30 a.m., Troup 911 received calls from citizens in two separate apartment complexes reporting that individuals in a small red car were breaking into vehicles. ...

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Georgia Living Senior Home Care Opens New Office in LaGrange

Georgia Living Senior Home Care Celebrates Opening with Ribbon Cutting.

A ribbon cutting and reception was held on Thursday July, 25th to celebrate the completion of a brand new office space for Georgia Senior Living Home Care. The facility is a sister company to Poplar Creek Senior Care in LaGrange. The office will serve as the regional hub for 10 counties; and will provide home care for seniors; as well ...

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Obits — July 28, 2019

Striffler – Hamby Rochelle B. Rutland Rochelle Williams Rutland, 81, of LaGrange, GA passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at the Florence Hand Home. Rochelle was born July 19, 1938 in Troup County, GA to the late Lewis C. Bonner and Inez Dukes Hale. She was a member of Plant City Baptist Church in Valley, AL and worked a number ...

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Hogansville is Getting Patrol Vehicles and Security Cameras

Mayor Stankiewicz, Councilman Reggie Jackson, Police Chief Brian Harr, Councilman Fred Higgins, Councilman Marichal Price, M

The City of Hogansville has been working hard to replace several of the police vehicles in the department’s fleet of patrol cars. The Hogansville City Council and Mayor Bill Stankiewicz voted Thursday to approve a resolution allowing the city to accept a $50,000 grant to purchase three new police vehicles and security cameras. This grant is coming from the USDA ...

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A Historical Town Fighting for Life

In a day and age where people are moving to the big city, some of your smaller towns are shrinking, even disappearing. A lot of the younger generation even looks at these places as almost like retirement towns. One old historical town that doesn’t follow that view is the City of Hogansville. They are constantly looking for ways to grow ...

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Sinkhole in Hogansville Gets a Make Over


Beautiful Hogansville has had some of its roads closed off due to a broken pipe. This can cause delays and traffic problems, but the City of Hogansville was working behind the scenes to get the problem corrected in a timely manner. Because of the broken pipe, a sinkhole had formed at Lawrence Street at White Avenue. A 42 inch reinforced ...

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Easy Chorizo Street Tacos


Ingredients: 1 chorizo sausage link, casing removed and meat crumbled 2 tablespoons chipotle peppers in adobo sauce 4 corn tortillas 2 tablespoons chopped onion or to taste 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro or to taste (optional) Directions: Mix chorizo and chipotle peppers in adobo sauce together in a bowl. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat; add chorizo mixture and cook ...

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School is Right Around the Corner

School is right around the corner, and all the stores have got their back to school supplies on the shelves. These supplies can get mighty expensive, especially if you have more than one child. Troup County is reaching out to help, and is having a back to school supply drive starting on Monday, July 29th, and going thru Friday, August ...

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