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Collins visits West Point in final tour before election

Senate hopeful Doug Collins made a stop in West Point on Friday morning as part of his tour ... Read more | Add your comment

Louisiana pastor arrested in West Point on alleged charges of child molestation

On Thursday, the West Point Police Department arrested Louisiana pastor Patrick Wattigny on alleged child molestation charges.  According ... Read more | Add your comment

Clark talks about Fort Tyler’s history

Rea Clark has been fascinated with the Civil War ever since he was 7 years old. His love ... Read more | Add your comment

Locals compete nationally in lesser-known sport

VALLEY — People who do much driving on the section of Highway 29 that runs between Valley Walmart ... Read more | Add your comment

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Absentee voting winding down in Chambers County

LaFAYETTE — The Chambers County Clerk of Court’s office is a very busy place these days. It’s the only place in the county where people ... Read more

by Wayne Clark, Sunday, October 25, 2020 8:30 am

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Thompson talks about her experience with Circle of Care

VALLEY — After 17 years with the Chambers County School District, Amy Thompson has moved on to another career. Since Oct. 1st, she’s been a ... Read more

by Wayne Clark, Sunday, October 25, 2020 8:00 am

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Valley man dies in shooting

A Valley man was killed in a gun fight on Friday night according to the Lee County Sherrif’s Department. The Lee County Sheriff’s Department received ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, October 24, 2020 5:43 pm

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CCSD COVID quarantine numbers continue to drop

On Friday, the Chambers County School District released its updated weekly COVID-19 numbers. The school district was on fall break for the first three days ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Saturday, October 24, 2020 8:30 am

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West Point, 10 other cities designated as Rural Zones

ATLANTA – The cities of Colquitt, Donalsonville, Hawkinsville, Hiawassee, Leesburg, Moultrie, Stone Mountain, Thomson, West Point, and Woodbury have recently been designated as Rural Zones ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, October 24, 2020 8:20 am

Sports

Chambers clinches region title

LaFAYETTE — Chambers Academy’s John White returned the opening kickoff for a score to get the Rebels off to a fast start Friday night in ... Read more

by Wayne Clark, Friday, October 23, 2020 11:35 pm

Sports

Springwood falls to Macon East, remains No. 4 seed for playoffs

The Springwood Wildcats had a chance to move up in the region and claim the No. 3 spot heading into the playoffs when they got ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Friday, October 23, 2020 11:30 pm

Sports

LaFayette secures postseason berth with victory over Vincent

Entering the game, LaFayette knew it needed to win against Vincent on Friday to safely secure a spot in the playoffs. The Bulldogs answered the ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Friday, October 23, 2020 11:24 pm

Sports

Lanett caps regular season with dominant win

On homecoming, Lanett (8-2) took care of business with a 48-6 victory over overmatched Horseshoe Bend (1-8) to close the regular season. The Panthers scored ... Read more

by Daniel Evans, Friday, October 23, 2020 11:22 pm

Sports

Dadeville dominates struggling Beulah

By Cliff Williams   A good defense makes a team great. So do special teams. Dadeville took advantage of both to go ahead 20-0 over ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, October 23, 2020 11:18 pm

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Southern Union launches physical therapy assistant program

VALLEY — During the five o’clock hour on Tuesday, the Valley campus of Southern Union State Community College hosted a ribbon cutting to celebrate an ... Read more

by Wayne Clark, Friday, October 23, 2020 8:55 am

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Kimble’s Food offers training program for inmates

Seven kitchen inmate workers at the Troup County Jail have successfully graduated from Skillet Skills, a voluntary training program by the meal provider Skillet Kitchens. ... Read more

by Jenna Oden, Friday, October 23, 2020 8:50 am

Sports

Chambers volleyball wins region championship

The Chambers Academy Rebels are heading to Montgomery in a familiar position — region champions. They claimed the region on Thursday in a tough four-set ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Friday, October 23, 2020 8:30 am

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Vasilas talks to Kiwanis club about youth

VALLEY — Tabitha Vasilas told members of the Kiwanis Club of Valley on Wednesday that recent research has revealed some disturbing trends in today’s youth. ... Read more

by Wayne Clark, Friday, October 23, 2020 8:25 am

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New Horizon to present “Dracula – The Musical?”

Starting on Oct. 29 and going until Oct. 31, “Dracula – The Musical?” will be presented at the New Horizon Theatre in West Point. Set ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, October 23, 2020 8:20 am

Sports

Lanett junior Madden having success in junior season

In 2019 the Lanett Panthers had a top of the line duo in Kristian Story and BJ Smith to lead the rushing attack. Story was ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Friday, October 23, 2020 8:15 am

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Kelly warns CA students about addiction

On the third Wednesday of the month, Chambers Academy brings in a speaker to talk to its students, especially those in high school, about ministry ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Friday, October 23, 2020 8:15 am

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Identities released of two women found dead

On Thursday, the Valley Police Department released the identity of two people who were found dead in a house on 19th Avenue on Monday. Two women ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Thursday, October 22, 2020 4:56 pm

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John Soules Food construction to take longer than anticipated

It appears John Soules Food won’t be open and operating as quickly as once thought. Chambers County Attorney Skip McCoy announced during Monday night’s commission meeting ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 9:00 am

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

VALLEY — October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and in observance, the East Alabama Domestic Violence Intervention Center and the Lee County United Way partnered ... Read more

by Daniel Evans, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 8:00 am

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Lanett approves 2020-21 budget

LANETT — The Lanett City Council on Monday evening gave its approval to a $23.7 million budget for the 2020-21 fiscal year. The approved budget ... Read more

by Wayne Clark, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 7:00 am

Opinion

Does random chance exist or is everything predetermined?

The issue of free will has plagued mankind for millennia. Do we have it? Let’s think about that from the perspective of two very different ... Read more

by W Gregory Ward, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:38 pm

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Sweetland on Ice set to open in LaGrange

Beginning Friday, Nov. 20 and lasting through February 15, 2021, the Great Lawn at Sweetland Amphitheatre will host a covered 5,500 square foot open-air ice-skating ... Read more

by Jenna Oden, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 9:05 am

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Author to talk Marquis de Lafayette book

The public is invited to a book talk by Dr. Lawrence Krumenaker, author of “Nine Days of Traveling: Lafayette’s 1825 Alabama Tour, Today’s Historical Road ... Read more

by Wayne Clark, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 9:01 am

Sports

LaFayette to host Vincent for final region game, winner claims playoff berth

The first half of the season was a struggle for the LaFayette Bulldogs. They started the season off 0-4, facing the best three teams in ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:45 am