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Fairfax church refurbishes steeple

People in the Fairfax community in Valley may have noticed work being done on Fairfax First Baptist Church ... Read more | Add your comment

Guthrie’s in Lanett set to open new location

Guthrie’s, the chicken-finger-only restaurant, announced Friday in a press release, that its newest restaurant will open on Tuesday, ... Read more | Add your comment

Chambers County boy shines at Alabama National Fair goat show

On Saturday, Oct. 9, eight-year-old Walton Epperson from Chambers County won several awards at the Alabama National Fair ... Read more | Add your comment

Father of Parkland victim talks school safety

The father of one of the 17 victims at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida spoke ... Read more | Add your comment

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Supply chain problems hinder local restaurants

Like others across the country, restaurants in the West Point and Chambers County area are dealing with various shortages. Georgia Norman, co-owner of Pokey’s 8th Street ... Read more

by Cole Trahan, Saturday, October 16, 2021 11:00 am

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Area banks react to new reporting proposal

Area financial institutions are voicing their concerns with a new measure that is under consideration in Congress. The Treasury Department’s proposal would require the IRS ... Read more

by Ed Pugh, Saturday, October 16, 2021 9:00 am

Sports

Panthers dominate Randolph County in impressive win

The Lanett Panthers clinched their fifth straight region title in a 71-8 drumming of Randolph County at Morgan-Washburn Stadium on senior night Friday. On the ... Read more

by Ed Pugh, Friday, October 15, 2021 10:22 pm

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Scholarships available to fund high school, college students’ paths to automotive careers

Alabama Community College System (ACCS) announced recently in a press release that the Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and the ACCS are providing scholarships, as ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, October 15, 2021 11:00 am

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Breast cancer fundraiser total tops previous years

On Friday, Oct. 8, in partnership with local law enforcement, Renasant Bank in Valley hosted its fifth annual fundraiser for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation ... Read more

by Cole Trahan, Friday, October 15, 2021 8:00 am

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Valley incident reports for Oct. 15

Report of a Harassment in the 2000 block of Calgary Crescent Report of a Violation of a Protection Order in the 300 block of WF ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, October 14, 2021 12:47 pm

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Work continues on Higgins Street

WEST POINT — Work is continuing on the two new Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project (CFCP) homes on Higgins Street. Members of the current Fuller Center Bike ... Read more

by Wayne Clark, Thursday, October 14, 2021 11:00 am

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Reynolds discusses Valley Police Department at Kiwanis

VALLEY — New Valley Police Chief Mike Reynolds told members of the Kiwanis Club of Valley on Wednesday that police work has changed a lot ... Read more

by Wayne Clark, Thursday, October 14, 2021 10:00 am

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Chattahoochee Humane Society has more animals than cages

The Chattahoochee Humane Society in Valley is currently overwhelmed by both dogs and cats. If they are not adopted or rescued soon, some will have ... Read more

by Cole Trahan, Thursday, October 14, 2021 9:00 am

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Some area schools relax mask policy

The Troup County School System announced Monday that it is relaxing its mask policy, but many other nearby school systems have not yet made that ... Read more

by Cole Trahan, Thursday, October 14, 2021 8:00 am

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Point to host campus event featuring The AND Campaign

Point University will host author and attorney Justin Giboney of The AND Campaign for the fall 2021 Preaching Seminar on Friday, Oct. 29. The AND Campaign ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 12:00 pm

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Vendors needed for fall festival

VALLEY — Some local businesses, churches and a group of students from Valley High have stepped forward, but more vendors are needed for the upcoming ... Read more

by Wayne Clark, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 11:00 am

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Chambers County students learn about fire safety

Last week, schools across the Chambers County School District participated in National Fire Prevention Week which ran from October 3 – 9.  The goal from ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 10:00 am

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Council approves request from cryptomining company

At their meeting on Monday, the West Point City Council approved a request from EZ Blockchain, a cryptomining company, to provide power for potential locations ... Read more

by Cole Trahan, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 9:00 am

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New Lanett mayor shares his plans, thoughts

On Tuesday, the recently sworn-in mayor of Lanett, Jamie Heard, shared his plans for his new position and thoughts on how things are going in ... Read more

by Cole Trahan, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 8:00 am

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Cyclists arrive to help build homes

WEST POINT — A total of nine bicyclists from the current Fuller Center Bike Adventure are in West Point this week doing the exterior painting ... Read more

by Wayne Clark, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 11:00 am

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West Point to accept used tires from residents

On Saturday, Oct. 23 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., West Point residents will be allowed to drop off up to eight used car or ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 10:00 am

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The Skatin’ Rink to host Halloween party

Children and adults who like to skate should consider visiting The Skatin’ Rink in Valley on Oct. 30. From 6 p.m. until midnight, the skating ... Read more

by Cole Trahan, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 9:00 am

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Concert to raise money for accident victim

An upcoming concert will raise money for a man who suffered serious injuries in a motorcycle crash earlier this year and still has a long ... Read more

by Cole Trahan, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 8:00 am

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Single vehicle accident claims the life of LaFayette man

According to a press release from Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division, a single-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 3:54 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11, has ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, October 11, 2021 10:56 pm

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Tele-Health station update given at Kiwanis Club of Valley

VALLEY — Chambers County is on track to become the first location in Alabama to have a tele-health station. It’s a cooperative effort between Auburn ... Read more

by Wayne Clark, Saturday, October 9, 2021 11:00 am

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Fuller Center dedicates two houses in West Point

WEST POINT — On Friday, Chattahoochee Fuller Center Homes No. 65 and 66 were dedicated in 11:30 a.m. ceremonies outside the newly-built houses on Higgins ... Read more

by Wayne Clark, Saturday, October 9, 2021 10:00 am

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Chambers County schools prepare for National School Lunch Week

LAFAYETTE – All eleven schools in the Chambers County School District are preparing to participate in the annual observance of National School Lunch Week from ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, October 9, 2021 9:00 am

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Renasant Bank, law enforcement raise money for breast cancer research

On Friday, in partnership with local law enforcement, Renasant Bank in Valley hosted its fifth annual Pinktober fundraiser for breast cancer research and awareness. “Renasant Bank ... Read more

by Cole Trahan, Saturday, October 9, 2021 8:00 am

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Point University embroiled in Title IX lawsuit

A former Point University athletic trainer has filed a federal lawsuit alleging the university mishandled her claims of sexual assault by a former football coach ... Read more

by Ed Pugh, Friday, October 8, 2021 6:42 pm