Tommy Murphy, Author at LaGrange Daily News

News

Council considers potential voting precinct changes

Voting in LaGrange could be consolidated from seven precincts to four in an effort to take polling locations out of schools. Read more

by Tommy Murphy, Saturday, January 28, 2023 9:00 am

Features

Medders retires from school system to get back to his roots

Dennis “Chip” Medders, assistant superintendent of maintenance and operations, will retire from the Troup County School System on Friday. Read more

by Tommy Murphy, Saturday, January 28, 2023 8:00 am

News

Council approves sewer line expansion for development off Mooty Bridge Rd

On Tuesday, the LaGrange City Council approved an intergovernmental between the City of LaGrange and Troup County to fund a sewer line expansion to a ... Read more

by Tommy Murphy, Friday, January 27, 2023 9:00 am

Education

Groundbreaking ceremony held for new Rosemont Elementary School

On Thursday morning, the Troup County School System hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Rosemont Elementary School. TCSS Superintendent Dr. Brian Shumate said the ... Read more

by Tommy Murphy, Friday, January 27, 2023 9:00 am

News

Edmondson and Arrington qualify to run for mayor of LaGrange

Former Councilmen Willie Edmondson and Jim Arrington both qualified to run for the mayor of LaGrange on Wednesday. Both men resigned their council seats at ... Read more

by Tommy Murphy, Wednesday, January 25, 2023 3:54 pm

News

Boddie surprised but excited to serve on LaGrange City Council

On Tuesday, after Councilmen Willie Edmondson and Jim Arrington stepped down at the end of the LaGrange City Council meeting to run for mayor, the ... Read more

by Tommy Murphy, Wednesday, January 25, 2023 2:55 pm

News

After months-long wait, commission approves trucking business license

The Troup County Board of Commissioners has approved a business license for a truck driver to operate out of his home after the decision was ... Read more

by Tommy Murphy, Wednesday, January 25, 2023 9:00 am

News

More than 200 have applied for FEMA assistance

During a called Troup County Board of Commissioners Meeting on Monday afternoon, representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and U.S. Small Business Administration ... Read more

by Tommy Murphy, Wednesday, January 25, 2023 8:00 am

Breaking News

BUSY NIGHT: Arrington, Edmondson resign council seats to run for mayor; Boddie appointed to council

The LaGrange City Council has appointed recent District 2 runner-up Quay Boddie to fill the seat of now-former Councilman Willie Edmondson. Councilman Edmondson and Councilman Jim ... Read more

by Tommy Murphy, Tuesday, January 24, 2023 7:46 pm

News

Former Hogansville Mayor Bill Stankiewicz passes away

Former Hogansville Mayor and City Manager Bill Stankiewicz passed away on Sunday. The two-term mayor was loved by his colleagues throughout the county and helped ... Read more

by Tommy Murphy, Monday, January 23, 2023 6:19 pm

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