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Local opens fogging business to kill Covid-19

It’s not the Ghostbuster’s team but it does resemble them. Local entrepreneur Pattie Harrelson recently began fogging businesses ... Read more | Add your comment

Troup leaders say COVID-19 may have plateaued, vaccine supply low

LaGrange Mayor Jim Thornton hosted a live discussion Wednesday with local healthcare professionals and leaders in the community ... Read more | Add your comment

Sheridan Construction opens after acquiring Benchmark

Sheridan Construction of Macon, Georgia, acquired Benchmark Contracting of LaGrange to offer growth to its clients and employees ... Read more | Add your comment

LaGrange City Council approves zoning ordinance for new Wild Leap Brewing Co. warehouse

The LaGrange City Council held a second reading and voted to adopt an ordinance to annex and zone ... Read more | Add your comment

Business

Local opens fogging business to kill Covid-19

It’s not the Ghostbuster’s team but it does resemble them. Local entrepreneur Pattie Harrelson recently began fogging businesses and homes, ridding them of COVID-19, the ... Read more | Add your comment

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Troup leaders say COVID-19 may have plateaued, vaccine supply low

LaGrange Mayor Jim Thornton hosted a live discussion Wednesday with local healthcare professionals and leaders in the community on the current state of COVID-19 and ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jenna Oden.

Columns

Watch out for scammers

If you’re like us, you probably get as many calls about your vehicle’s expired warranty as you do from friends and family members. It’s an ... Read more

by Jenna Oden, Wednesday, January 27, 2021 5:46 pm

Opinion

Healing our nation — a tough proposition

By: Jack Bernard  “The President has never spoken to the country; he’s only spoken to his base.” Former Chief of Staff, Gen. Kelly (CNN)  For ... Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Wednesday, January 27, 2021 5:45 pm

Opinion

Calloused hands and a generous heart

Friends and family in the little village of Bridge, England, are in mourning today with the recent passing of Jasper Knight, an architect-builder with calloused ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Wednesday, January 27, 2021 5:43 pm

Crime

LaGrange allocates funds to address violence after intense debate

The LaGrange City Council approved four funding requests to address violence in the city Tuesday night, allocating more than $40,000 to crime prevention community groups ... Read more

by Hunter Riggall, Wednesday, January 27, 2021 5:37 pm

Sports

Cavaliers fall short in overtime thriller

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News In a classic, back-and-forth thriller between cross-state foes, it was the Lanett Panthers staging a furious rally in overtime to ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Wednesday, January 27, 2021 1:13 pm

Sports

Winning night for Lady Cavaliers

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News Gabrielle Johnson poured in 20 points to help the Callaway Lady Cavaliers upend visiting Lanett 48-39 on Tuesday night. Johnson, ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Wednesday, January 27, 2021 1:11 pm

Sports

Breakthrough win for Tigers

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News COLUMBUS – The Troup Tigers beat Kendrick 72-38 on Tuesday night for their first Region 2-AAAA win of the season ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Wednesday, January 27, 2021 1:09 pm

News

Friends of the Library hosts major sale

The upcoming Friends of the Library book sale from Jan 29. To Jan. 30, will be their last before the library closes for the renovation.  ... Read more

by Jenna Oden, Wednesday, January 27, 2021 8:00 am

Crime

LaGrange Police charge 16-year-old in accident that killed Trae Cole

The LaGrange Police Department has charged an undisclosed 16-year-old juvenile with homicide by vehicle, reckless driving, violation of a CP license, failure to maintain lane, ... Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Tuesday, January 26, 2021 11:08 am

Editorials

Troup hits 5,000 cases

We still remember March, when we all held our breaths and hoped for the best as the coronavirus started making its way through the United ... Read more

by FROM STAFF REPORTS, Tuesday, January 26, 2021 10:13 am

Columns

Nothing like a hot breakfast

Sometimes your memory becomes fallible, but my recent off-the-top-of-the-head recollection is that we have experienced consistently colder temperatures this January than in recent years. January ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Tuesday, January 26, 2021 10:05 am

Columns

States continue to legalize marijuana

Ten years ago, I would not have believed that the collective views regarding marijuana would be so different and somewhat bipartisan as they are today. ... Read more

by Jason Swindle, Tuesday, January 26, 2021 9:00 am

NCAA

Keeping Troup prepared: Troup County hires new EMA director

Troup County announced the hire of Michael Strickland as the county’s new Emergency Management Director on Monday.  Strickland is taking over for Dennis Knight, who ... Read more

by Hunter Riggall, Tuesday, January 26, 2021 8:00 am

Sports

Lady Cavaliers hang tough in loss

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News It was a losing night, but the Callaway Lady Cavaliers made their presence felt. Facing a formidable East Coweta team ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Monday, January 25, 2021 11:55 pm

Sports

Cavaliers take break from region play

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News The Callaway Cavaliers were unable to keep pace with a strong East Coweta team on Saturday evening. East Coweta (14-7) ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Monday, January 25, 2021 11:40 pm

Sports

Tigers look for first region win

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News The Troup Tigers will look for a breakthrough victory when they visit the Kendrick Cherokees on Tuesday night. With Friday’s ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Monday, January 25, 2021 11:30 pm

News

Police search for man accused of threatening friend with knife

A LaGrange man has warrants out for aggravated assault, false imprisonment, kidnapping, auto theft and obstruction of officers on Sunday after reportedly threatening a friend ... Read more

by Jenna Oden, Monday, January 25, 2021 6:40 pm

News

Passing the baton: Synovus market exec retires after more than 40 years of service to bank

Long time Synovus of LaGrange leader Frank McRae is passing the baton.  McRae will retire Friday from his role as market executive after more than ... Read more

by Jenna Oden, Monday, January 25, 2021 6:25 pm

News

TCSS Board approves purchase of 100 Chromebooks

The Troup County School Board voted to approve the purchase of 100 Chromebooks and to solicit bids for a food truck during Thursday night’s meeting. ... Read more

by Daniel Evans, Saturday, January 23, 2021 10:45 am

News

Ring season for Cavaliers: Callaway football team fundraising for championship rings

After so many close calls, the Callaway Cavaliers broke through and won their first state championship last year. After beating Lovett, Thomasville and Rabun County ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Saturday, January 23, 2021 10:30 am

Sports

Winning night for Grangers

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News The LaGrange Grangers overcame a slow start to secure a critical 45-24 home win over the Shaw Raiders in a ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Saturday, January 23, 2021 10:05 am

Sports

Lady Grangers come up short

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News The LaGrange Lady Grangers got the job done on the defensive end, holding Shaw to 42 points in Friday night’s ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Saturday, January 23, 2021 10:01 am

Sports

Callaway sweeps Bremen

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News BREMEN – The Callaway Cavaliers are halfway home, and they’re still perfect in Region 5-AA. Callaway (4-6 overall) beat Bremen ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Saturday, January 23, 2021 9:59 am

Sports

Lady Tigers still perfect in region

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY Daily News COLUMBUS – The Troup Lady Tigers improved to 3-0 in Region 2-AAAA with a 66-14 road win over Columbus on ... Read more

by Kevin Eckleberry, Saturday, January 23, 2021 9:57 am

News

‘Feed the frontlines’ benefits vaccinators

Troup County, Downtown LaGrange and the City of LaGrange partnered together to “feed the frontlines” on Friday, serving 40 lunch plates to public health workers ... Read more

by Hunter Riggall, Friday, January 22, 2021 7:30 pm