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Matthew Strother

Position: Content Manager/Editor
E-Mail Address: mstrother@civitasmedia.com
Phone Number: 706-884-7311

Latest Stories by Matthew Strother

A car overturned this morning on Interstate 85 just south of Whitesville Road, trapping the driver inside.
The vehicle was reported upside down at the edge of the woods between mile markers 11 and 12 off the northbound lane of I-85 at 7:42 a.m. today, according to 911 officials. The driver of the vehicle called 911 and advised she was pinned behin

One injured after vehicle overturns on I-85

A car overturned this morning on Interstate 85 just south of Whitesville Road, trapping the driver inside. The vehicle was reported upside down at the edge of the woods between mile markers 11 and 12 off the northbound lane of I-85 at 7:42 a.m. today, according to 911 officials. The driver of the vehicle called 911 and advised she was pinned behin

There was a poor choice of words used in a print story of the weekend edition.When a story states it will continue on another page, we use what is called a “jumpline” as a one-word title for that continued story, which typically is a word from the story's headline. In this case, a story about Wayne Cato used the first word in the story'

Editor's note regarding weekend print edition

There was a poor choice of words used in a print story of the weekend edition.When a story states it will continue on another page, we use what is called a “jumpline” as a one-word title for that continued story, which typically is a word from the story's headline. In this case, a story about Wayne Cato used the first word in the story'

Harmony House hosts Flamingos Spring Fling
Harmony House hosts the Flamingos Spring Fling silent auction and $5,000 reverse raffle at 6:30 p.m. at Del'Avant. A $100 ticket will admit two for hors d'oeuvres, drinks, music, raffle and auction. Tickets are available online at www.harmonyhousega.org/flamingos-spring-fling.html.
Relay for Life to rais

Fundraisers

Harmony House hosts Flamingos Spring Fling Harmony House hosts the Flamingos Spring Fling silent auction and $5,000 reverse raffle at 6:30 p.m. at Del'Avant. A $100 ticket will admit two for hors d'oeuvres, drinks, music, raffle and auction. Tickets are available online at www.harmonyhousega.org/flamingos-spring-fling.html. Relay for Life to rais

LifeSouth blood drives
LifeSouth will host the following blood drives in the area:
• Timeless Antiques of Valley, Alabama, noon–4 p.m. Monday.
• EAMC-Lanier of Valley, 7 a.m.–3 p.m. Friday.
District Attorney's Office to hold blood drive
The Coweta Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office holds a blood drive to mark V

You can help

LifeSouth blood drives LifeSouth will host the following blood drives in the area: • Timeless Antiques of Valley, Alabama, noon–4 p.m. Monday. • EAMC-Lanier of Valley, 7 a.m.–3 p.m. Friday. District Attorney's Office to hold blood drive The Coweta Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office holds a blood drive to mark V

The Troup County School System is looking to revise its policy for smartphone and tablet use at schools and move toward more technologically connected campuses.
Schools underwent network upgrades last year to accommodate wireless devices and increase capacity for more Internet connections with part of the plan to allow students to use mobile devic

TCSS looks to revise device policy

The Troup County School System is looking to revise its policy for smartphone and tablet use at schools and move toward more technologically connected campuses. Schools underwent network upgrades last year to accommodate wireless devices and increase capacity for more Internet connections with part of the plan to allow students to use mobile devic

Relay for Life, group events to raise funds for cancer research
The Relay for Life event is set for April 24 from 6 p.m. until midnight at Chris Joseph Track. Proceeds benefit cancer research.
Teams competing will host various fundraisers leading up to the event:
• Apple iPad Air Raffle. Tickets are $5 each or $20 for five. The drawing for

Fundraisers

Relay for Life, group events to raise funds for cancer research The Relay for Life event is set for April 24 from 6 p.m. until midnight at Chris Joseph Track. Proceeds benefit cancer research. Teams competing will host various fundraisers leading up to the event: • Apple iPad Air Raffle. Tickets are $5 each or $20 for five. The drawing for

Tina and Glenn Quiggle share a love that not many can relate to – born of trials and triumph over cancer, which they both were diagnosed with during their last nine years as husband and wife. Nine years ago, Tina Quiggle was excited after Glenn Quiggle proposed to her after dating for five years. Six weeks before the couple was set to we

Survivors' love helped them heal

Tina and Glenn Quiggle share a love that not many can relate to – born of trials and triumph over cancer, which they both were diagnosed with during their last nine years as husband and wife. Nine years ago, Tina Quiggle was excited after Glenn Quiggle proposed to her after dating for five years. Six weeks before the couple was set to we

When LaGrange High School junior Emily Flowers decided to take on a service project, as part of a self-proclaimed “big animal family,” she quickly decided that she wanted to put her effort toward helping the animals housed in the LaGrange Animal Shelter.
The teen delivered last week her first 10 beds for dogs at the shelter. She raised

Teen starts mission to help animals at shelter

When LaGrange High School junior Emily Flowers decided to take on a service project, as part of a self-proclaimed “big animal family,” she quickly decided that she wanted to put her effort toward helping the animals housed in the LaGrange Animal Shelter. The teen delivered last week her first 10 beds for dogs at the shelter. She raised

Relay for Life, group events to raise funds for cancer research
The Relay for Life event is set for April 24 from 6 p.m. until midnight at Chris Joseph Track. Proceeds benefit cancer research.
Teams competing will host various fundraisers leading up to the event:
• Ruby Tuesday Community Give Back Program on Friday. Relay for Life team mem

Fundraisers

Relay for Life, group events to raise funds for cancer research The Relay for Life event is set for April 24 from 6 p.m. until midnight at Chris Joseph Track. Proceeds benefit cancer research. Teams competing will host various fundraisers leading up to the event: • Ruby Tuesday Community Give Back Program on Friday. Relay for Life team mem

LifeSouth blood drives
LifeSouth will host the following blood drives in the area:
• Point University of West Point, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Wednesday.
• Market on Jefferson of LaGrange, 8:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m. Saturday.
Drivers needed for disabled veterans
The Disabled American Veterans van needs volunteer drivers to take veterans

You can help

LifeSouth blood drives LifeSouth will host the following blood drives in the area: • Point University of West Point, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Wednesday. • Market on Jefferson of LaGrange, 8:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m. Saturday. Drivers needed for disabled veterans The Disabled American Veterans van needs volunteer drivers to take veterans

Newberry Middle School honor roll

NEWBERRY — Newberry Middle School recently announced its honors for the first and second quarters. Students named to the A Honor Roll had an overall average of A in all classes with no class below C; students named to the B Honor Roll had an overall average of a B in all classes with no class below a C; and students named to the Principal's H





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