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Bliss selected in second round of 2021 MLB Draft

Troup High School graduate and Auburn Tiger Ryan Bliss heard his name selected on the second day of the 2021 MLB Draft, getting selected at ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Monday, July 12, 2021 1:30 pm


West Point Fire Chief Milton Smith to retire

Since 2005, Milton Smith has served the city of West Point as its Fire Chief and head of its EMS services. After 16 years as the ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Saturday, July 3, 2021 9:00 am


An estimated 250 participate in triathlon at West Point Lake

After missing its annual tradition due to the COVID-19 pandemic and several delays due to more COVID-19 concerns, West Point was host to the West Point ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Tuesday, June 29, 2021 12:41 pm


17-year-old killed in Mooty Bridge Road accident

A 17-year-old was killed in a single-vehicle accident on the 1700 block of Mooty Bridge Road on Wednesday night. John David Stroud Jr. was killed when ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Thursday, June 24, 2021 7:33 pm


LaGrange’s Franklin named Springwood School valedictorian

On Sunday, LaGrange resident Amber Franklin was coming home from a Mother’s Day lunch with her family. During the car ride back, her mother looked ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Saturday, May 22, 2021 12:45 pm


ONE STEP CLOSER: WPDA authority approves Hyundai TRANSYS MOU

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp announced earlier this week that Hyundai TRANSYS was expanding its seating systems facility in West Point, and on Wednesday, the West ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Thursday, April 8, 2021 8:00 am


Community rallies around cancer fighter

The West Point community is rallying around a man with stage four cancer who needs a lot of work done to his home.  Earlier this ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Thursday, March 25, 2021 9:11 am

Government / Politics

WPDA talks water and sewer bond

On Monday, the West Point Development Authority heard from Stifel representative Andrew Tritt in regards to the city’s water and sewer bond refinancing.  Since April ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 7:30 am


Ajin USA sentenced, ordered to pay $1.5 million in accidental death suit

Ajin USA was sentenced in federal court, on Monday in Montgomery, after pleading guilty to a charge related to the death of a machinery operator, ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Monday, November 9, 2020 8:32 pm


WPPD visits with West Point Elementary School students

When the Faith and Blue weekend was canceled on Oct. 10 due to poor weather, West Point Police Chief Donald Britt wanted to find a ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Thursday, October 29, 2020 8:00 am

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