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Two injured in Valley shooting

At 3:50 a.m. Sunday morning, the Valley Police Department responded to a call about a shooting in the ... Read more | Add your comment

AMR assists West Point Fire

The West Point Fire Department and American Medical Response (AMR) in LaGrange have formed a partnership to ensure ... Read more | Add your comment

West Point Council reviews SPLOST proposal

On Tuesday night, the West Point City Council met in person for the first time since the middle ... Read more | Add your comment

LaFayette grants one-time 20% electrical use reduction

The LaFayette City Council met for the final time in May on Wednesday. It had two resolutions on ... Read more | Add your comment

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Troup County coroner candidates participate in forum

With Election Day less than two weeks away, the candidates for Troup County coroner seat took part in the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce forum ... Read more

by Daniel Evans, Friday, May 29, 2020 7:30 pm

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Troup County State Court Judge candidates participate in forum

Voters have three options of who they want to serve as the Troup County State Court Judge. Luther Jones, Wesley Leonard and Kyle Lovejoy participated ... Read more

by Dustin Duncan, Friday, May 29, 2020 7:00 pm

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CCCTC creates new Valley Haven logos

Graphic design students from the Chambers County Career Technical Center unveiled their designs for a new logo for the Valley Haven School on Friday. “We ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 29, 2020 6:45 pm

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Valley Senior Center continues to deliver meals, hold events

VALLEY — The Valley Senior Center has been closed since March due to the spread of the coronavirus, but the senior center staff has remained ... Read more

by Wayne Clark, Friday, May 29, 2020 6:30 pm

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Villasana-Brown named salutatorian

When she got to Lanett three years ago, senior Shaunna Villasana-Brown just wanted to do her work and get out into the world. At the ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Friday, May 29, 2020 6:15 pm

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Robinson overcomes adversity, named valedictorian

Hailey Robinson knew that she had a good chance to be valedictorian because of the hard work she had put into her academic career at ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Friday, May 29, 2020 6:00 pm

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Great Wolf Lodge in LaGrange to reopen June 16

Great Wolf Lodge Georgia announced Friday that it will reopen the resort to guests on Tuesday, June 16. The lodge also introduced a new Paw ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 29, 2020 1:59 pm

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Valley Community Center updates hours

VALLEY — Earlier this week, the Valley Community Center announced new opening hours. On Monday through Friday, it’s open from 5 a.m. to 11 a.m., ... Read more

by Wayne Clark, Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:30 pm

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CCDA announces e-commerce marketplace

The Chambers County Development Authority announced an e-commerce marketplace that will allow local retailers to sell their products online. The program, titled “Shop Where I ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:15 pm

Sports

Several Lanett football players receive college offers

For many high school athletes trying to achieve their dream of playing sports in college, the summer is an important time to get their highlight ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:00 pm

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Valley still planning Fourth of July fireworks

VALLEY — A long-time continuing tradition in the City of Valley, a Fourth of July fireworks show, is still scheduled to take place this year. ... Read more

by Wayne Clark, Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:00 pm

Sports

Springwood’s Okeyia commits to Brescia University

When he came to the United States, Francis Okeyia’s goal was to play college basketball. He officially achieved that goal on Saturday when he committed ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:25 am

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Love Union Baptist Church participates in Feeing the Valley

WEST POINT — Wednesday morning was a busy one at the Love Union Baptist Church in West Point’s Waterworks neighborhood. Pastor Rodell Poole and a ... Read more

by Wayne Clark, Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:15 am

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Valley Council extends emergency agreement

VALLEY — The Valley City Council on Monday approved a new three-year service agreement with the Chambers County Emergency Communications District. The current agreement expires ... Read more

by Wayne Clark, Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:00 am

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At least one inmate tests positive for COVID-19 at Troup County Jail

At least one inmate at the Troup County Jail, and possibly more, has a confirmed case of COVID-19, according to a press release from the ... Read more

by Daniel Evans, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 2:19 pm

Sports

Shivers puts name in for next head football coach

When Valley head football coach Buster Daniel announced that he would retire from public school and take the same position at Lee-Scott, it reopened the ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 7:15 am

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Andrews shows respect to veterans

VALLEY — While speaking at Monday’s annual Memorial Day program at Veterans Park, Post Commander Lanny Bledsoe remarked that Fairview Cemetery looked really nice with ... Read more

by Wayne Clark, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 7:00 am

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Kia shuts down due to supply issues

Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia has shut down again due to supply chain issues. KMMG announced via a statement that it is suspending production for May ... Read more

by Daniel Evans, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 6:55 am

Opinion

Class of 2020 has a lot of history left to live through

The high school class of 2020 went through an odd year.  That set me thinking about my grandmother and the times she lived through. We ... Read more

by W Gregory Ward, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 6:45 am

Editorials

Welcome back summer workouts

In her latest amendment to the safer-at-home order on Thursday, May 21, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced athletic activities can resume for team sports starting ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 6:45 am

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LaGrange Police Department searching for man believed to be in Lanett

The LaGrange Police Department believes a man who left a gun within reach of small children — which resulted in the shooting of a four-year-old ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 6:43 am

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Chambers Academy to graduate trio of twins

When Chambers Academy graduates its 2020 class, it will graduate 24 students. Of those 24, Lizzy and Shelly Keebler, Connor and Kinsley Gregory and Brody ... Read more

by Cody Estremera, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 6:40 am

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Beulah grads participate in parade, cross stage to get diplomas

BEULAH — A large group of Beulah High seniors who had not been together in a classroom setting since March completed their high school years ... Read more

by Wayne Clark, Monday, May 25, 2020 8:00 pm

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Springwood holds graduation ceremony

LANETT — Because of COVID-19 and the restrictions in place to deal with it, Springwood seniors gave up their classes, spring sports and prom this ... Read more

by Daniel Evans, Monday, May 25, 2020 7:00 pm

Editorials

Sports still doing what they do best — offering escape from the world around us

The last few months have taken its toll on all of us in different ways. We can’t imagine what the families of people in the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, May 25, 2020 6:15 pm