Tommy Murphy, Author at Valley Times-News


FEMA relief funds letters being distributed

Storm victims who registered for assistance from FEMA should soon be getting letters or emails informing them of their application status. Read more

by Tommy Murphy, Friday, February 3, 2023 10:30 am


Class action utilities lawsuit filed against City of LaGrange

Two Atlanta-based law firms have filed a class action lawsuit against the City of LaGrange claiming that the revenue the city makes on utility sales ... Read more

by Tommy Murphy, Thursday, February 2, 2023 10:30 am


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. Read more

by Tommy Murphy, Saturday, January 28, 2023 11:30 am


More than 200 in Troup 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, Thursday, January 26, 2023 11:30 am


Lexington Park resident went to help neighbor, realized his roof was gone

A Lexington Park Drive resident was unaware of the extensive damage a tornado caused to his home until he went outside to check on a ... Read more

by Tommy Murphy, Saturday, January 14, 2023 10:00 am


Five parcels on Tom Hall Pkwy in Lagrange may be rezoned

During the LaGrange City Council work session on Tuesday morning, the city discussed a recommendation from the Board of Planning and Zoning Appeals to approve ... Read more

by Tommy Murphy, Thursday, January 12, 2023 10:30 am


Murderer who fled from Virginia to LaGrange sentenced to 35 years

A Virginia Circuit Court Judge has sentenced Kenneth Staples to 35 years in prison for the 2020 murder of 41-year-old William Brandon Wright. Staples was ... Read more

by Tommy Murphy, Thursday, January 12, 2023 9:25 am


LaGrange police investigation continues into school system fraudulent checks

A month-long investigation continues into how $250,000 in fraudulent Troup County School System checks were deposited and thus cashed all around the United States. Read more

by Tommy Murphy, Saturday, January 7, 2023 11:30 am


Winery to open restaurant in LaGrange

On Tuesday morning, Neil Liechty, co-owner of Nutwood Winery, shared plans with the LaGrange City Council to open a second location in downtown LaGrange. Read more

by Tommy Murphy, Friday, December 30, 2022 10:30 am


HVAC companies race to meet demand after brutal cold temperatures

The combination of historically cold temperatures and the Christmas holiday made for a difficult weekend for residents and local HVAC companies when homes began to ... Read more

by Tommy Murphy, Tuesday, December 27, 2022 6:01 pm

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