Monthly Archives: May 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE – TROUP COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS

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In accordance with O.C.G.A. 50-14-1 the Troup County Board of Elections will hold a called Board Meeting on Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 4pm.; however, due to the public health emergency circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and the associated requirements, regulations and orders, including the prohibition of gatherings of more than ten people, citizens will be able to call in ...

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Police Reports 5-27-2020

Tuesday morning, about 2:01 a.m., LaGrange Police began to investigate a suspicious vehicle at Lindsey Street Park. Officers observed the vehicle being backed into the back corner of the parking lot blacked out, with two occupants in the vehicle and smoke pouring out of the windows. Police then made contact with the occupants, Kimberly Stargell and Tanarius Thompson. Upon making ...

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Obituaries 5-27-2020

Higgins Mrs. Candace Lee Medas Morgan Mrs. Candace Lee Medas Morgan, age 38, of Hogansville, passed away on May 21, 2020 at her residence. Mrs. Morgan was born on February 26, 1982 in Florida to Robert Medas, Sr. and Lori Lynn Barnes Martelli.  Her mother, Lori Lynn Barnes Martelli and her brother, Adam Medas preceded her in death.  She was ...

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Update: Suspects Identified in Handley Street Shooting

LaGrange Police have identified two individuals believed to be involved with the May 13 shooting incident, where a group of teens fired shots into an occupied vehicle that was stopped at a red light at the intersection of Handley Street and Whitesville Street. Warrants have been issued for Kevin Martin and Dylik Smith, both of La- Grange, on two counts ...

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Brown Street Occupied Residence Burglary Under Investigation

LaGrange Police are investigating an incident where a female is suspected of entering an occupied residence on Brown Street and stealing a television and cellphone. Early Monday morning, about 3:50 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 100 block of Brown Street in reference to a Burglary of an Occupied Dwelling. Officers arrived and spoke to the ...

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The Race to Find a Vaccine

No matter your view on this virus, most people have been wondering if there was going to be a vaccine for it. The answer actually varies on that one depending on who you talk to. One University that is working on the vaccine feels like that there is only a 50 percent chance of success because the number of people ...

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Top Laundry Tips to Treat Common Summer Stains

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Top Laundry Tips to Treat Common Summer Stains (StatePoint) Summer living can make your family’s clothing vulnerable to stains, splatters and more, even if you are spending more time at home these days. But it’s possible to restore your family’s clothing to like-new condition every time laundry day rolls around with these tips and strategies: • Act quickly: The faster ...

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The Postscript by Carrie Classon

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The Postscript by Carrie Classon “Biscuits and Gravy” All of a sudden, there are painted rocks along my path. This has been going on for a while, I guess, but I never saw them in my neighborhood. Now, however, someone has more time on their hands, or a desire to reach out, or has lost their mind in isolation— whatever ...

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Contract Tracing, or Is It?

Believe it or not there are now apps being set up for your phones for contact tracing. One app says together we’ll rise above COVID-19. Sounds pretty good huh? Be careful of what you download. One app that we checked says that it is supposed to do daily health checkups, detect if you have crossed paths with known COVID-19 cases, ...

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