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Lanett Police and Fire investigates early morning house fire

LANETT — A home located on North 10th Street in Lanett was completely gutted by fire in the ... Read more | Add your comment

Fireworks businesses gearing up for Fourth of July celebrations

By: Grace Braswell With the Fourth of July right around the corner, many in the community are gearing ... Read more | Add your comment

John Soules Foods on pace to open by July 2021

VALLEY — John Soules Foods is on pace to open a major production facility in Valley in one ... Read more | Add your comment

Callaway Gardens hosting annual fireworks show

With Troup County Parks and Recreation’s annual Fourth of July fireworks postponed to August because of the coronavirus, ... Read more | Add your comment

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Sports

Former Lanett manager, Reed returns to NFL with Chicago Bears

At 21-years-old, Cameron Reed is already living out his dream. The former high school football manager has spent time working at the Governor’s office and ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Friday, July 3, 2020 7:00 am

News

Times-News changes print schedule due to July 4 holiday

Due to the Fourth of July holiday, The Valley Times-News has adjusted its print schedule to have print editions on Wednesday and Friday this week. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 2, 2020 7:17 am

News

Chambers County starts on Rebuild Alabama Project

VALLEY — One of the first Rebuild Alabama projects is underway, and it’s taking place inside the Valley city limits. The resurfacing of Combs Road ... Read more

by Wayne Clark, Thursday, July 2, 2020 7:16 am

Sports

Oliver looks to continue Rebels staple on line

Jacob Oliver has been a huge part of the Chambers Academy football team’s success the last four years. Now in his senior season, he looks ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Thursday, July 2, 2020 7:14 am

Sports

Rombokas steps up in key role

Chambers Academy was a dominant force in the 2019-20 school year. They played in a state championship in football, volleyball and both boys and girls ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 9:33 am

Sports

Chambers girls finish first month of summer workouts

For the last month, the members of the Chambers Academy girls athletic teams have been working in its gym and outside, putting in the work ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 8:55 am

News

Strong to severe storms approaching Chambers County

Chambers County is in a moderate threat of severe thunderstorms running from 2 p.m. EST until 1 a.m. One hour ago the storms were Northwest ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 8:35 am

News

Camp grounds see success

WEST POINT — COVID-19 has had a major impact on leisure activities this year in the U.S. There’s no Major League Baseball right now, no ... Read more

by Wayne Clark, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 8:00 am

News

Eagle Scout project fixes gazebo

WEST POINT — Jackson Tucker will always remember his 18th birthday. It’s on July 2 and this year falls between his graduation at Troup High ... Read more

by Wayne Clark, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 7:37 am

Opinion

Maybe what we need is a new Billy Graham

As a college freshman I began waiting on Newseek magazine to come out so I could turn to the back and read George F. Will’s ... Read more

by W Gregory Ward, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 6:43 am

News

East Alabama Medical Center provides COVID-19 update

The last week of June has seen an increase in hospitalizations of patients with COVID-19, but we end the month at 22 which is about ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 6:34 pm

News

Mallory released on parole, despite opposition of district attorney’s office

Click here for the Special conditions of Mallory’s parole. Peter Mallory, who was sentenced to 1,000 years in prison in February 2013 for multiple counts ... Read more

by Ed Pugh, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 1:28 pm

Sports

Lanett’s Perry Jones announces transfer

After a couple of state championships at Lanett, Perry Jones is making a change. Jones, who is entering his senior year of high school, has ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 11:40 am

BREAKING NEWS

Gov. Kay Ivey extends Safer At Home Order

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday issued an amended Safer at Home Order to be applied statewide. The current order, which took effect on May ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 10:09 am

Sports

Lanett volleyball gets into full swing

After a short delay because of COVID-19, the Lanett volleyball team started its third full week of workouts on Monday. “They’ve been excited to be ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 8:23 am

Sports

Dunn sets goals for senior year

In 2019, the Valley High School football team’s defense was its calling card the entire season. In nine of their 12 games, the Rams limited ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 8:00 am

News

Valley Parks and Rec. adjusts to COVID-19

VALLEY — Valley Community Center is slowly building its daily participation. Before the coronavirus shut down in March, the Community Center was averaging more than ... Read more

by Wayne Clark, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 7:00 am

News

Governor Ivey awards $30 million of CARES Act money For COVID-19 testing, safety development programs

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday awarded $30 million of federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) money to be used to ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, June 29, 2020 12:50 pm

News

Chambers County Sheriff’s deputy on administrative leave after DUI arrest

VALLEY — A Chambers County Sheriff’s Office deputy has been suspended after being in a one-vehicle traffic accident early Saturday morning. Read more

by Wayne Clark, Saturday, June 27, 2020 3:15 pm

News

West Point mayor, EMS, AKA give out masks, milk, meals

Giving to those in need was Friday’s message at West Point Elementary School, as members of the West Point Fire Department, West Point Police Department, ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Saturday, June 27, 2020 8:45 am

News

Lanett fills vacant council seat on Wednesday

LANETT — The District 5 council seat that has been vacant since the death of Shirley Motley has been filled, and the mayor and council ... Read more

by Wayne Clark, Saturday, June 27, 2020 8:30 am

News

Healing Heroes meets in Chambers

FIVE POINTS — This weekend, 24 veterans from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars gathered for four days of mental, emotional, physical and spiritual healing deep ... Read more

by Wayne Clark, Saturday, June 27, 2020 8:15 am

News

ALSDE lays out roadmap to reopening

On June 15, Chambers County School District released their tentative start date for returning to school. The anticipation from Dr. Kelli Hodge is that classes ... Read more

by Ed Pugh, Saturday, June 27, 2020 7:49 am

Sports

Ja’Mariae Daniel poised for breakout year

As a sophomore, Ja’Mariae Daniel was LaFayette’s second-leading receiver. The next year, he took over as the team’s go-to receiver, finishing with a team-high 294 ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Friday, June 26, 2020 7:45 am

News

Locals lead gold prospecting association

CRAGFORD — Fredonia resident Dan Harriger attended a Lunch-N-Learn program several years ago at Bradshaw-Chambers County Library and found the topic of discussion extremely interesting, ... Read more

by Wayne Clark, Friday, June 26, 2020 7:25 am