Troup County Newswire

Troup County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Troup County, GA.

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  1. New scoreboard up at Callaway StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | LaGrange Daily News

    ... Callaway Stadium has been installed and will likely be ready by the time football season starts in August. The Troup County Board of Education was given an update on the scoreboard during Monday night's work session. The school board invested ...

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  2. Georgia isn't having a sales tax holiday in 2018, but Alabama's starts FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | LaGrange Daily News

    ... not show a significant difference between July 2016, the last year of a tax holiday in Georgia, and July 2017. Troup County saw a $30,000 increase in revenue in Local Options Sales Tax in July 2017 over July 2016 according to sales tax distribution ...

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  3. Army vet piloting for Troup County Air EvacRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | LaGrange Daily News

    For Troup County Air Evac pilot John Weyrauch, piloting the emergency service helicopter is not much different from when he flew them in the U.S. Army.

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  4. City employees to hold clean-up event Aug. 4Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | LaGrange Daily News

    ... at Berta Weathersbee Elementary and picked up trash along Forrest Avenue to the Callaway Clock Tower. Thornton, Troup County Commission Chairman Patrick Crews, West Point Mayor Steve Tramell, Hogansville Mayor Bill Stankiewicz, along with Troup ...

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  5. 100-year-old casts ballot in run-off electionRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | LaGrange Daily News

    ... Mudrack's son, Vince, took her into the office Wednesday to vote. Only 17 percent of registered voters in Troup County took part in the primary election in May, and even fewer are expected to take part in Tuesday's run-off. When told of the low ...

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  6. Mr. Darden DanielRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Heard Citizen

    Mr. Daniel was born Feb. 7, 1923, in Franklin, Georgia, to the late John B. Daniel and Lula White Daniel. Mr. Daniel proudly served his country in the United States Army during World War II.

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  7. Edgar Lamar Smith Sr.Read the original story

    Yesterday | Daily Tribune News

    Mr. Smith was a member of The Church at Liberty Square. He graduated from LaGrange High School class of 1954.

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  8. Stop spread of rumors on social mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | LaGrange Daily News

    very now and then, there's an incident in LaGrange or Troup County that gets everyone talking on social media. People drive by the scene of an accident or incident, post about what they saw and ask others for information. Somewhere along the way, ...

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  9. Add your commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | LaGrange Daily News

    his week and last week the Troup County Sheriff's Office held a youth camp, for children ages 9 through 12. The camp is a way for local children to get a close-up view of what the sheriff's office does on a daily basis. Children know that police ...

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  10. Solicitor-General Baker elected to Board of Governors of State Bar of GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Heard Citizen

    Troup County Solicitor-General Nina Markette Baker of LaGrange was elected to serve on the Board of Governors of the 50,000-member State Bar of Georgia and was installed June 9 during the organization's Annual Meeting. Baker will serve in the Coweta Judicial Circuit, Post 1 seat on the board, representing Carroll, Coweta, Heard, Meriwether and Troup counties.

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  11. Former Callaway star returns homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | LaGrange Daily News

    ... a special place for him, and he has remained close to the folks there. So when Bray was looking for a place in Troup County to hold a youth football camp, he thought of Callaway, and with the assistance of Wiggins and others at the school, he was ...

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  12. Don't Miss This Highway's Solar Road and Pollinator GardenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | US News & World Report

    People usually think of highways as polluted eyesores, but an 18-mile stretch of road in rural Georgia is working to change that perception. A solar-powered charging station and a solar-paved roadway are among the features of the I-85 visitor center along southwestern Georgia's Ray C. Anderson Memorial Highway.

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  13. So far, more than 700 have voted earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | LaGrange Daily News

    ... way. The other 149 have been absentee by mail. In May, during the general election, less than 17 percent of Troup County's 37,775 voters went to the polls to take part in the election. The run-off election includes three statewide races on the ...

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  14. New restaurant opens in HogansvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | LaGrange Daily News

    Chandra Dorsey had grown up helping her mother in her restaurant, where fried chicken, macaroni and cheese, collard greens and okra were common items on the menu.

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  15. County considers upgrading E-911 phone systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 15 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... taking system and our computer record keeping system, which we call CAD," said E-911 Director Jason Lawson. "Troup County 911 since 2008 has had the same call answering, 911 system company, Vesta Pallas, which is now Motorola." According to Lawson, ...

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  16. - - - - - - Golden Divas perform at Active Life CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 15 | LaGrange Daily News

    The Golden Divas from the Southwest Georgia Classic Club brought their showcase to the Active Life Center and had everyone smiling, laughing and singing along with them in a very entertaining program.

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  17. Big turnout for dragon boat raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 15 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... fundraiser where 3,000 people show up and we raise X amount of dollars,' that lets them know that LaGrange and Troup County support us, and they want to support us because others do."

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  18. Another great dragon boat raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 15 | LaGrange Daily News

    The annual event is a fundraiser for Harmony House, a domestic violence shelter, and has grown each year.

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  19. Special Weather Statement Source: Weather CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 14 | WSB-TV

    GAZ053-054-056-066>068-150030- Fayette GA-Coweta GA-Troup GA-Spalding GA-Meriwether GA-Pike GA- 757 PM EDT SAT JUL 14 2018 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWESTERN FAYETTE... SOUTHEASTERN COWETA...NORTHEASTERN TROUP...SOUTHWESTERN SPALDING... NORTHERN MERIWETHER AND NORTHWESTERN PIKE COUNTIES UNTIL 830 PM EDT... At 757 PM EDT...a line of strong thunderstorms was along a line extending from near Senoia to Lone Oak...and moving east at 10 mph. HAZARD...Frequent lightning and heavy rain.

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  20. Troup County Sheriff's Office updates the public on reported scam in LaGrangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | WALB-TV Albany

    Officials say an individual received a notice that claims they ran a school bus stop sign and was instructed to go to a post office to send money to an international address. The sheriff's department says if you do receive a violation in the mail advising to send an international money order, the information is in fact true.

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