Troup County Superior Court Judge Dennis Blackmon on Monday showed little mercy in sentencing convicted child rapist Daryl E. McGruder to four consecutive life sentences with an additional 20 years.
The following people were issued marriage licenses in Troup County Probate Court in September:Christopher Scott Rice Jr. and Kelly Jo Powell.Brandon Martez Culpepper and Telithia Brown.
The 2014-15 class of Leadership Troup participants is off to a roaring start, exchanging ideas, learning from one another and gaining insight into community leadership.
TodayEvents: A bridge game is open to the public at 5:30 p.m. at Bellevue. Cost is $10 per person per month. 706-882-9655
A fight between two Turner Street women Monday evening garnered the attention of police, leading to disorderly conduct warnings.
Mama Sherry's restaurant has re-opened at the location of the former Katie's Too restaurant on Lincoln Street.
A LaGrange woman was arrested on charges of possession of methamphetamine and marijuana after a traffic stop on Whitesville Road on Tuesday evening.
Volunteers at Saturday's West Point Lake Cleanup event collected 130 bags of trash along areas of the West Point Lake.
TodayChurches: Callaway Baptist Church hosts service and classes at 7 p.m.Thursday
On Sept. 24, Darlene Bailey, representing Jerry Cleaveland State Farm insurance agency, visited staff members at Berta Weathersbee Elementary.
DALLAS (AP) — A patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case of the disease to be diagnosed in the United States, federal health officials announced Tuesday.
The Troup County branch of NAACP hosts a candidate forum at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the William Griggs Recreation Center, 716 Glenn Robertson Drive.
A domestic disturbance Monday evening at the Whispering Pines apartment complex on Hogansville Road lead to the arrest of a 23-year-old man.
The second annual Smilin' Waylon's Run for the House 5K is set for Saturday at Callaway Stadium.
The Blue Knights motorcycle club presented a $3,800 check to the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Troup County Inc. on Monday outside Troup County Juvenile Court.
Troup County firefighters were among local agencies participated in the annual Boot Drive to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
CARROLLTON — West Georgia Technical College on Monday named a 34-year law enforcement veteran its new chief of police.
LifeSouth blood drivesLifeSouth will hold the following blood drives in the area:• Point University in West Point 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Tuesday.
The statewide deadline to register to vote in the upcoming Nov. 4 general election is one week from today, Oct. 6.
The New Community Church off South Davis Road hadn't even opened, but dozens of folks lined up early to wait at the front doors.
TuesdayEvents: Berta Weathersbee Elementary School hosts a Title I Meeting/Workshop at 9 a.m.Franklin Forest Elementary School hosts a third grade Family Lunch at 11:05 a.m.
A LaGrange woman allegedly stabbed a man early Sunday morning at a Carver Street residence.
A mother, who had four small children in the back seat of her vehicle, was arrested on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol Sunday morning in south LaGrange.
Photo essay:Firefighters with the LaGrange Fire Department got some hands-on training while practicing rescue techniques.
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