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Lanett PD graduates 30 from Jr. Police Academy

LANETT — The second of two week-long Junior Police Academies concluded with a Friday morning ceremony in Lanett. ... Read more | Add your comment

2021 Gridiron cover contest set to begin on VTN website on Monday at 8 a.m.

The Valley Times-News will once again publish Gridiron, its annual high school football magazine. The full-color magazine, which ... Read more | Add your comment

US Army Sgt. surprises Valley 12U player at World Series

BY: JOSH BEASLEY – LAUREL (MS) LEADER CALL                   Dixie ... Read more | Add your comment

Davis, longtime BOE member, passes away

LaFAYETTE — Joe Davis, a long-time member of the Chambers County Board of Education, is remembered by former ... Read more | Add your comment

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CCSD to require masks to start 2021-22 school year

At Monday’s board meeting, the Chambers County School Board unanimously approved that all teachers, staff and students that are in second grade or above. Originally, ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Monday, August 2, 2021 4:56 pm

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LaFayette PD wraps up Youth Police Academy

LaFAYETTE — In a Friday afternoon ceremony in the gym at John P. Powell Middle School, a total of 13 cadets received certificates marking a ... Read more

by Wayne Clark, Saturday, July 31, 2021 12:45 pm

Sports

Lanett announces goal for 2021 season: win third football state championship in five years

Since 2016, Lanett football has been a perennial threat to win a state championship, as the team has reached the third round of the playoffs ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Saturday, July 31, 2021 7:45 am

Sports

Valley 12U all-star Jax Miller wins Dixie Youth HR derby

The Valley 11-and-12-year-old Ozone all-star team arrived in Laurel, Mississippi on Wednesday, and by Thursday first baseman Jax Miller had already left a mark in ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Saturday, July 31, 2021 7:45 am

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Hunter discusses Valley athletics at Kiwanis meeting

VALLEY — The start of the 2021 local high school football season is less than a month away now. Adam Hunter, the head coach and ... Read more

by Wayne Clark, Thursday, July 29, 2021 7:59 am

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Women to run 14 kilometers to promote human trafficking awareness

BY: COLE TRAHAN On Saturday, July 31, starting by 8:30 a.m., two women will run 14 kilometers on the Pine Mountain Trail to raise awareness ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 29, 2021 7:09 am

Opinion

Don’t end up like a Bursin’s donkey

I recently came across Bursin’s Donkey. It’s not a real donkey at all, just a philosophical construct used by smart people to make a point. ... Read more

by W Gregory Ward, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 12:17 pm

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Valley to annex church property

VALLEY — The Valley City Council at its Monday meeting suspended the rules and adopted on a first reading an ordinance to annex some property ... Read more

by Wayne Clark, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 12:00 pm

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Riley wants to meet with AmWaste

VALLEY — A growing number of Valley residents are complaining about their garbage service, and Mayor Leonard Riley wants to meet with officials from contractor ... Read more

by Wayne Clark, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 10:00 am

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Dadeville man dies in ATV wreck

A single-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 11:58 p.m. Friday, July 23, has claimed the life of a Dadeville man. Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 5:00 pm

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Five Points man dies in accident

A Five Points man died Monday in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 431 near mile marker 176, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. Miles ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 4:00 pm

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LaGrange police investigating after subjects seen shooting at one another at Lee’s Crossing Apartments

The LaGrange Police Department is investigating after subjects were seen shooting at each other in the parking lot of the Lee’s Crossing Apartment Homes on ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 3:16 pm

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Three arrested in connection with July 17 murder

According to a press release, investigators with the Valley Police Department have made several arrests in connection with the July 17 murder of Antavious Lawenton ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 12:18 pm

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Lanett police arrest suspect in connection with Saturday shooting death

According to a press release from the Lanett Police Department, a suspect has been arrested in connection to an early morning shooting in Lanett On ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, July 25, 2021 12:44 pm

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Dadeville man dies in ATV wreck

A single-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 11:58 p.m. Friday, July 23, has claimed the life of a Dadeville man. William Claybrook, 22, was operating ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, July 25, 2021 10:08 am

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CCSD unanimously approves new salary schedule for employees

During the July 7 Chambers County School District Board Meeting, Superintendent Casey Chambley brought up that CCSD was working to improve the salary schedule for ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Saturday, July 24, 2021 12:40 pm

News

Masks optional at CCSD

During Wednesday’s school board meeting, Chambers County Superintendent Casey Chambley announced the CCSD’s plan for the start of the 2021-22 school year. Teachers will report ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Saturday, July 24, 2021 11:39 am

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Job fair offers local opportunities

LANETT — One thing was clear at Friday’s job fair hosted by the Lanett Recreation Department — there are plenty of local jobs available right ... Read more

by Wayne Clark, Saturday, July 24, 2021 10:36 am

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Gator launches local radio station

In 2016 when iHeartRadio relocated WCJM from West Point to Opelika, Joseph “Gator Kincaid” Williams decided to take his talents to Facebook. Armed with a ... Read more

by Ed Pugh, Saturday, July 24, 2021 8:28 am

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Welcome center on I-85 nears completion

VALLEY — Laura Smith, the director of the Alabama Welcome Center on I-85, was the guest speaker at Wednesday’s noon-hour meeting of the Kiwanis Club ... Read more

by Wayne Clark, Friday, July 23, 2021 9:16 am

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Ross buys TV station as BeeTV expands

BY SHIANN SIVELL As a young college student, April Ross interned at the channel 33, WJCN television station licensed to LaGrange. Now, the 49-year-old journalist ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 23, 2021 8:54 am

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Valley gets update on junk vehicle ordinance

VALLEY — The City of Valley is getting significant results from its new junk vehicle ordinance. The ordinance replaces one that was thrown out in ... Read more

by Wayne Clark, Thursday, July 22, 2021 8:50 am

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Lanett aims to purchase new ambulance

LANETT — Lanett Fire & EMS has recently had a tough time in keeping three ambulances on the road. One is currently in the shop ... Read more

by Wayne Clark, Thursday, July 22, 2021 7:49 am

Opinion

Wealthier than Croesus

Let me introduce you to one of the wealthiest people who has ever lived.  You. All of my life I’ve heard the expression, “Richer than ... Read more

by W Gregory Ward, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 12:53 pm

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Lanett Rec to host job fair

LANETT — The Lanett Recreation Department will be playing host to a job fair for local small businesses this Friday, July 23. The fair will ... Read more

by Wayne Clark, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 9:18 am