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Local Group Forms Troup Economic Recovery Task Force

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As a response to recent business concerns caused by the COVID – 19 health crisis, local business and economic development leaders have joined forces to form an Economic Recovery Task Force. Spearheaded by Connie Hensler, president of LaGrange Troup County Chamber of Commerce and Meghan Duke, economic development director for the City of West Point, the group began conducting weekly ...

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Officials Discuss Opening Up, Health Department Warns to Stay Vigilant

Community and healthcare leaders hosted another Facebook Live Roundtable Discussion about COVID-19.

LaGrange Mayor Jim Thornton once again hosted Troup County Commission Chairman Patrick Crews, West Point Mayor Steve Tramell, Hogansville Mayor Bill Stankiewicz, District 4 Public Health Director Dr. Olugbenga Obasanjo, and Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center President Coleman Foss for another virtual roundtable discussion to update citizens on eased restrictions during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Mayor Steve Tramell noted that ...

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LaGrange City Employees Extend Special Thank-You to Governing Body

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What does it take to say thank-you? For City of LaGrange employees—79 people, 5 languages, and one dog. In a video released to the City of LaGrange’s official Facebook page on Friday, city staff and employees offered a heart-felt expression of gratitude to LaGrange leaders during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Employees from the City of LaGrange have a special message to ...

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HRAA Partners with City of Hogansville to Decorate City’s Fire Hydrants

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The Hogansville Regional Arts Association, along with the City of Hogansville and local artists, will be giving the city’s fire hydrants a makeover The Hogansville Regional Arts Association (HRAA) has partnered with the City of Hogansville to spruce up the city’s fire hydrants. The community art project involves painting the top of the hydrant (the ‘bell’) a solid color. The ...

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LaGrange Holds Ribbon Cutting for $9 Million Greenville Street Bridge

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The City of LaGrange capped off a years-long Greenville Street Bridge construction projection Wednesday with a virtual ribbon cutting ceremony. Wednesday’s ceremony witnessed the culmination of a four-year collaborative project—estimated to have cost around $9 million— involving various city, county, and state government groups. Representatives from the city government, including Mayor Jim Thornton and Mayor Pro-Tem Nathan Gaskin, as well ...

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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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Vietnam Soldiers Grady Elder and Willie Rhodes Honored During Hogansville Memorial

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The City of Hogansville and the American Legion hosted a virtual Memorial Day celebration that commemorated the lives of Hogansville’s bravest heroes. The celebration, which was streamed online via Facebook amid lingering COVID-19 concerns, was held downtown in front of the city’s memorial statues. Surrounded by a ring of American flags, speakers commemorated America’s fallen soldiers and paid special honor ...

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