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Mother of teen who drowned at football camp suing schools, county for son's death  WSB Atlanta

TROUP COUNTY, Ga. - Channel 2 Action News has learned of a major development happening Friday in the case of a drowning death during football camp.



Granger alum Hardie enjoys return to alma mater - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

When he graduated from LaGrange High School in 1986, John Hardie never imagined that he would eventually return to teach and coach at his alma mater.



Troup High alumni to tour old school building, remember days gone by - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

Whitesville Road Elementary School held its last class in May, and now, with the future of the facility in question, alumni who attended the school when it was ...



Vacant homes to be demolished for construction of LHS gym - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

On Thursday night, the Troup County School Board unanimously approved the next steps in the construction of a new gymnasium at LaGrange High School.



Ready to Retire: LaGrange High's Thomas starts new journey after 43 years - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

Bernice Thomas is looking forward to setting her own schedule, planning her own days and enjoying retirement by doing whatever she wants to do. But, after 43 ...



Teen wins car through new school program — but almost misses the chance  Ledger-Enquirer

A LaGrange, Ga., high school student won a car in this new incentive program for having good attendance, good grades and good behavior — but she almost ...



LaGrange High School football player dies Sunday after apparent drowning  WRBL

Troup County officials are remembering the life of a LaGrange High School student.



TCSS' graduation rate rises to 84.1 percent, above state average - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

The Troup County School System saw its graduation rates rise across the board, and they are now higher than the state average. The Georgia Department of ...



Local foundations name new president - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

Paul S. “Tripp” Penn III was recently elected to serve as president of both of the boards of trustees of Callaway Foundation, Inc. and Fuller E. Callaway ...



Lawsuit filed against TCSS: Construction company questions system for bidding projects - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. A lawsuit was filed in Troup County Superior Court on behalf of a construction company Thursday, calling into ...



Troup County School System may change graduation plan due to weather conditions  WTVM

The Troup County School System continues to monitor the weather conditions as it pertains to holding graduation at Callaway Stadium, every attempt is being ...



Friends remember LaGrange High great Sutton, who also starred at Alabama - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

The fall of 1983 was a special time for the LaGrange High football family, and Vince Sutton was a primary reason why. Sutton was a special player, and during ...



Derieko Smith returning to home state - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY. Daily News. He's back in his home state. After graduating from LaGrange High, Derieko Smith's college journey included stops at ...



LaGrange High School homecoming court and representatives - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

http://lagrangenews.com/wp-*content*/uploads/2016/09/web1_LHS-HOCO-Reps.jpg The 2016 homecoming court representatives are, from left, sophomore ...



Two given life sentences in 2016 murder case - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

Kelvin Hurston, 17, and Dextreion Shealey, 20, were convicted Monday in the Troup County Superior Court for a drive-by shooting and murder that took place on ...



Twenty Under Forty: Brent Addison - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

Brent Addison grew up in LaGrange and always knew he wanted to come back and serve the community in some capacity. Now, at 30, he's the acting director of ...



Graduation rates up in Troup County School System - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

The Georgia Department of Education released its 2017 four-year cohort graduation rates Wednesday and Troup County Schools saw its numbers improve from ...



Four charged in ‘creepy clowns’ threats at LaGrange High School  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Two suspects have been charged and two are sought in connection with alleged threats of violent crimes at schools by suspects dressed as “creepy clowns,” ...



Rotary highlights Troup STAR students - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

http://lagrangenews.com/wp-*content*/uploads/2016/02/web1_web0219STARstudentsGroup.jpg The STAR students and teachers from each of Troup County's ...



School board names new administrators - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

LaGRANGE — The Board of Education hired a new central administrator and two new principals during a called meeting Tuesday. Kimberly Jones White was ...



Threading through Granger Park - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

LaGRANGE – Soon visitors to Granger Park will have more exercise options than just the track, thanks the smooth progress of the installation of the model mile ...



Growing up tough: Terry Godwin was faced with difficult life choices before coming to Georgia  Red and Black

There's a house on Valley Street in LaGrange, Georgia. It's where Terry Godwin spent his early years. And just near that short, dead-end street is a field where ...



Annual crime report released - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

LaGRANGE – Drug problems and what to do about them was just one of the topics highlighted in Public Safety Chief Lou Dekmar's annual report to LaGrange ...



Portion of LaGrange street to be named for former Crimson Tide quarterback  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

A portion of a street in LaGrange, Ga., will be named for former University of Alabama quarterback Vince Sutton. The LaGrange City Council voted unanimously ...



2 LaGrange shootings, 1 fatal, may be gang related  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Police in LaGrange are investigating two shootings they believe are related.



LHS great Sutton passes away - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

Former University of Alabama quarterback and LaGrange native Vince Sutton passed away Thursday morning, according to close friends and coaching ...



Muscogee County principal leaving for another Chattahoochee Valley school  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

A Muscogee County principal will be leaving to lead another Chattahoochee Valley high school. During its meeting Thursday, the Troup County Board of ...



Bearden brothers propel Northwest Whitfield into second round of baseball state playoffs  Chattanooga Times Free Press

When Northwest Whitfield "erupted" for three runs in the second inning of Saturday's state playoff game against LaGrange, there was a noticeable reduction of ...



6 Troup County educators going to Harvard  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Six Troup County educators are going to Harvard University in July. The six will attend the Harvard Graduate School of Education for one week. They will be ...



UGA-Tifton student Lucas Brock embraces helping others  The Albany Herald

TIFTON — The education Lucas Brock receives at the University of Georgia Tifton campus is helping the senior strive to be the best version of himself.



4 victims shot, 5 found dead in LaGrange home  WTVM

More details are emerging after the discovery of five bodies in a LaGrange home Saturday night.



Student art stands out at museum - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. More than 400 students compete in contest. Staff report. Karen Briggs, executive director of the LaGrange Art ...



Annual Cotillion Ball to be held Dec. 28 - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

The LaGrange Cotillion Club was first formed in 1927, with Liz Rakestraw serving as the first president of the club. Over the years, the members have become ...



Scholar Athlete: LaGrange High School Women's Soccer, Eva Hutton  WLTZ 38 NBC

Preseason is in full swing at LaGrange high school as the women's varsity soccer team preps for the 2018 season. “We have this entire time, months in advance ...



Veteran recalls service in WWII - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

John Murphy will turn 95 in a month, but he still remembers his time in the military like it happened yesterday. Murphy was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1943, ...



Students create lip dub video for anti-bullying campaign  WSB Atlanta

A local high school is feeling reunited and empowered after a marketing project centered on common community message.



LaGrange teen struck and killed while riding bike  Atlanta Journal Constitution

The parents of a 15-year-old Troup County boy struck and killed as he rode his bike said Wednesday they don't blame the driver that hit their son.



LaGrange DDA announces selection of executive director - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Contributed. Edward Smith, chairman of the Downtown LaGrange Development Authority, announced last ...



Steve Pardue named LaGrange College head football coach  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Former LaGrange High School head football coach Steve Pardue has been hired as LaGrange College's new football coach. Pardue returns to LaGrange *fresh* ...



Street renaming ceremony for Vince Sutton Boulevard Saturday - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

Contributed. The Street Renaming Ceremony for Vince Sutton Boulevard is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 9 at 9 a.m. at his former home at 422 Niles Street in ...



Memoried Glances: Callaway Education Association closure end of era - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

Front Page News: Era Ends, As CEA Closes; Changes Effective June 1 – Sunday marked the end of an era, with the official closing of the Callaway Education ...



'I suffered the consequences, and so did they' - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. By: Melanie Ruberti. Melanie.ruberti@lagrangenews.com. LaGRANGE – It was easy to see why Shannon ...



Hunnicutt to run for tax commissioner - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

LaGRANGE — A local business man and Troup County native is slated to run for Troup County tax commissioner in the May 24 primary election; the winners of ...



Potential teen suicide causes train derailment, LaGrange police confirm  WRBL

A News 3 reporter on the scene says crews expect to be working on the derailment cleanup all day Wednesday. The roadways are now clear for normal driving ...



It's a family affair for new LaGrange doctor - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. New doctor follows in family's footsteps. Melanie Ruberti. mruberti@civitasmedia.com. Dr. Ralston Major, a ...



Neighbor: Julianne Lynn Skipper - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

By Melanie Ruberti. Melanie.ruberti@lagrangenews.com. The Daily News' weekly 'Neighbors' series features one person from LaGrange and the surrounding ...



Memoried Glances: 1991 — Former LaGrange resident raises flag in Kuwait - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

Marches past, 25 years ago. From the LaGrange Daily News, 1991. Front Page News. Former City Resident Raises Flag In Kuwait — Helicopters swooped into ...



UPDATED: 13 students from West Georgia Technical College injured in bus crash - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

Thirteen students from the West Georgia Technical College women's basketball team were injured in a bus crash Friday morning in Pulaski County, Virginia.



TCSO: Woman allegedly molested young children - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

One woman remains in jail on Friday for reportedly having inappropriate contact with children under the age of 10 years old. Investigators with the Troup County ...



Baker to seek re-election as solicitor - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

LaGRANGE — The Troup County solicitor-general on Thursday announced her intention to seek the Republican nomination to continue in her position in the ...



UGA scholarship established in honor Hunnicutts - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Callaway Foundation to match funds to support UGA students from Troup County. Contributed. A scholarship ...



Callaway foundations announce new board members - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

LaGRANGE — Three new members have been elected to the boards of trustees of Callaway Foundation Inc. and Fuller E. Callaway Foundation.



Neighbors: Sue Olson - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

The Daily News is pleased to announce the return of our Neighbors series, where we'll find one person from LaGrange and the surrounding area and feature ...



STAR students named for Troup County  WLTZ 38 NBC

NEWS RELEASE. LaGrange, GA – The 2012 STAR students and teachers from. Troup County were announced today at Highland Country Club at the meeting ...



LaGrange parade Thursday - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

You have read 0 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Staff report. Members of the Troup Nationals All-Star baseball team react to the crowd at the 2014 ...



Tamlin Hall is “Holden On”  Film Threat

I lived in LaGrange GA from 1987 – 1992 and it was a strange time for me. I was 25 years old recovering from a divorce, transitioning from the military to civilian ...



LaGrange College appoints Ricky Wolfe to servant scholars post - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

Ricky Wolfe of LaGrange has been named to a position on the leadership team of the college's Servant Scholars program. He will be joining Dr. Jack Slay, ...



The dangers of dirt bikes - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. By Melanie Ruberti. Melanie.ruberti@lagrangenews.com. Warm weather and longer days means an increase ...



LPGA Foundation Announces 2018 Marilynn Smith Scholarship Recipients  LPGA

Scholarships awarded to 30 high-school graduates. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The LPGA Foundation announced today the 30 high-school graduates selected to ...



Childress, Bradford united in marriage - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Allison Childress and Bo Bradford were united in marriage on May 20, 2017, at First Baptist Church on the ...



Ridings announces departure from Thomson High School  WJBF-TV

Thursday evening Thomson head football coach Rob Ridings announced his departure from the high school and his new position as Prince Avenue Christian's ...



Soldier from LaGrange killed in Afghanistan  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Scooter Weathers saw on the news that a bombing had killed three U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan, and he hoped he didn't know any of them.



Habla español? If not, Jessica McCullars can handle the translation  Ledger-Enquirer

Job Spotlight focuses on LaGrange native and Columbus resident Jessica McCullars, who is owner of ALMA Spanish Language Solutions in Columbus, which ...



MCSD principal resigns, superintendent transfers local principal for replacement  Ledger-Enquirer

Jordan Vocational High School and Double Churches Middle School will have new principals next school year.



Full List of National Signing Day Commits  GPB

National Signing Day was a big one in the state of Georgia. Let's re-cap the day's events: *note: This is as of February 3, 2016. GEORGIA STATE PANTHERS.



It's fourth-and-long for ex-Tide QB Vince Sutton, who counts his blessings, asks for prayers as he waits for a kidney transplant  al.com

He's been battling diabetes and blindness in his hometown of LaGrange, Ga., where he has had to put his career as a high school football coach on hold.



Obituaries from the Wednesday, February 7, 2018 edition of the Standard Journal  Northwest Georgia News

Mr. Earwood. Mr. Willard Earwood, age 78, of Rockmart, passed away Thursday, February 1, 2018 at his residence. He was born in Taylorsville, on May 18, ...



Giddens returns as Highland Home football coach - The Greenville Advocate  Greenvilleadvocate

The Highland Home High School football team will enter spring training May 5 with a new coach at the helm – or at least one new to the current team.



Jim Lipham, retired TSYS chief financial officer, dies at age 69  Ledger-Enquirer

Retired TSYS Chief Financial Officer James “Jim” Lipham has died at age 69. His career also included stops at Synovus Financial Corp., First Federal Savings ...



Ex Columbus High School coach running for Congress  Ledger-Enquirer

Former Columbus High School girls soccer and cross country coach and science teacher Rusty Oliver is running for Congress. Oliver, now a science teacher at ...



Signing Day: High school athletes sign contracts for college sports  WTVM

Signing Day is underway in the Chattahoochee Valley. Student athletes from over a dozen schools in the area are signing contracts for college sports. Here is ...



High School Graduation Dates in the Chattahoochee Valley  WTVM

Alabama Counties Barbour Barbour County High School Eufaula High School - May 20 at 7:30 p.m. Lakeside High School - May 20.



St. Tammany Parish president: Meet the candidates  NOLA.com

PAT BRISTER Personal 68. Born in LaGrange, Ga. Lives in Mandeville. Married. Three children. Graduated from LaGrange High School. Served on Federal ...



Car crash claims the life of Carver High School Coach  WRBL

COLUMBUS, Ga. - A three car collision took the life of a Carver High School baseball coach. Columbus Police say the driver of a stolen silver Audi ran a red light ...



Here are Columbus area notable people who died in 2017  Ledger-Enquirer

Here are the notable people in the Chattahoochee Valley and Columbus area who died in 2017.



Grambling announces 2017 signees  Shreveport Times

GRAMBLING — The Grambling State University football program announced their 2017 Signing Day class on Wednesday as National Signing Day kicked off ...



Arrests published April 7 | Crime Briefs  American Press

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office reported the following arrests:Amanda Dawn Kibodeaux, 37, 216 N. Johnson St., Sulphur — two counts drug possession; ...



Macon native headed to Rose Bowl as UGA cheerleader  The Telegraph

The little girl in the photograph is at a time in her life when she is learning the alphabet, how to count numbers and remembering to use her “inside” voice.



BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Dutchtown off to 8-0 start to begin season  Henry Herald

Senior DeJuan Van Dyke has led the Bulldogs to a strong start with production at the plate and on the mound.



Update 2013 Miss Georgia Pageant's final preliminary night begins  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

7:39 p.m.: The Miss Georgia Dancers are back on stage, followed by the Georgia's Outstanding Teen contestants. They are dressed in short, poofy dresses with ...



32nd Annual Marching Band Festival to feature more than 20 bands  WTVM

More than 2000 high school marching band members will take to the field at The 32nd Annual Phenix Invitational Marching Festival on Saturday, Sept.



Arrest published March 7 | Crime Briefs  American Press

The Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's Office reported the following arrests:



Arrests published March 20 | Crime Briefs  American Press

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office reported the following arrests:



UNC signee Luke Elder: "I'd like to share my story..."  247Sports

A recent health scare was just another obstacle for UNC offensive lineman signee Luke Elder to overcome, helping him grow into a stronger person on and off ...



Polk County Walk of Fame unveiled to public in Cedartown  Northwest Georgia News

CEDARTOWN — Dignitaries from near and far joined family members and onlookers Saturday to finally see what was hiding underneath the tarps at the Polk ...



Longtime Northeast coach Copeland going out in style  Macon Telegraph

In recent years, Alvin Copeland sat and waited in the bowels of the Macon Coliseum.



WBN Interviews Former Kentucky Wildcat DeMoreo Ford  Wildcat Blue Nation

DeMoreo Ford was an exceptional football player and a key member in the resurgence of the University of Kentucky football program. Co...



Fort Stewart honors five soldiers killed in Afghanistan  Savannah Morning News

Through dark sunglasses, Kristi Smith looked at the freshly planted Eastern redbud tree as her father-in-law affixed her late husband's dog tags to its thin trunk.



Police: Phenix City man dies following fight at Columbus bar  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

A 23-year-old Phenix City man died Sunday night following a fight at a local bar, Columbus Police Maj. Gil Slouchick confirmed. Marquis Brown, who police say ...



SIAC to Host NFL Legends Symposium in Conjunction With Football Champoinship  atlantadailyworld

On Friday, Nov. 15 the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference will host the SIAC Football Legends Symposium, in conjunction with the SIAC Centennial ...



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