|November 4, 2011||LaGrange||14||Troup County||27|
|November 5, 2010||Troup County||34||LaGrange||27|
Kay Elam, Executive Director of Elam's Women Shelter, estimates that the homeless population in Troup County is around 700 people. One idea suggested by Elam is a bus route that loops around the city, charging $1 per passenger.
Bartow, Crisp and Troup counties have recently opted to enact a local tax on energy used by manufacturers. The 2 percent tax takes effect as a similar state tax begins to phase out.