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Chambers Academy volleyball sweeps Cornerstone on senior night

LaFAYETTE —It was another ideal night for the Chambers Academy volleyball program. Both the junior varsity and varsity ... Read more | Add your comment

Local teams near end of regular season

The end is near, at least for the regular season. Read more | Add your comment

Over 400 people in Valley for statewide competition

The Valley Community Center has been a very busy place this week, as the 2018 State Masters Games ... Read more | Add your comment

Lanett’s Boozer twins take trip to Hollywood

LANETT —  Lanett High School junior twins Cameron and Zameron Boozer spent the first half of this year’s ... Read more | Add your comment

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Valley considers change in animal control ordinance

At a Tuesday evening work session, the Valley City Council had an extensive discussion on whether to amend the city’s animal control ordinance to ban ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

News

West Point company buys Opelika’s OPS ONE

In an agreement announced Tuesday, the City of Opelika will now benefit from West Point-based Point Broadband’s fiber-fed internet service. Read more | Add your comment

by Chris Heaney.

News

BRIEFLY TOLD

Briefly Told items may be emailed to news@valleytimes-news.com. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Springwood football players help elderly woman who fell in her backyard

LANETT — Springwood School sophomores Trevin Williams and O.J. Tolbert were leaving campus after football practice Tuesday when they noticed an elderly woman waving on ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

News

Valley High School class of 1968 holds 50 year reunion

The Valley High School Class of 1968 celebrated its 50 Year Class Reunion on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, at Fairview Clubhouse in Valley. Forty-nine classmates, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

Valley looks ahead to fiscal year 2018-2019

VALLEY — The City of Valley has gotten a lot done in the way of capital projects over the last five years. A much-needed upgrade ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

News

Locals help Georgia city that received damage in hurricane

VALLEY — A trailer loaded with much-needed storm relief items left the Upper Room Church this morning bound for Shellman, Georgia. On Wednesday, volunteers loaded ... Read more | Add your comment

by Daniel Evans.

News

Police arrest suspect in car break-ins

VALLEY — A suspect has been arrested in relation to a string of car break-ins that were reported in Valley early last week. Torrien Shane ... Read more | Add your comment

by Chris Heaney.

News

Doctor updates Lions Club on cancer treatments

WEST POINT — Dr. Kirk Payne of Kalamazoo, Michigan was at the West Point Lion’s Club meeting Wednesday afternoon to inform members of the Greater ... Read more | Add your comment

by Chris Heaney.

Sports

Valley freshman fall to Beauregard

The Valley ninth-grade football team lost to Beauregard’s second team  22-20 on Monday night. Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

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Local teams move in latest poll

For the first time in weeks, a team from the Greater Valley Area has shown movement in the Alabama Sports Writers Association (ASWA) high school football ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

News

Police reports

For information and policies on publishing police reports, email news@valleytimes-news.com. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

Lanett gets “Sassy” with new business

Those in the Valley with a focus on looking fashion forward now have another option, as boutique and consignment shop Sassy Shelby’s held their grand ... Read more | Add your comment

by Chris Heaney.

News

Historical Society hosting Professor

An author and researcher with a special interest in the Civil War era will be the guest speaker at the quarterly meeting of the Chattahoochee ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

News

Police reports

For information and policies on publishing police reports, email news@valleytimes-news.com Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

Lanett business owner becomes American citizen

A dream Ann Ly has had for close to 20 years recently came true in a ceremony in Montgomery. She’s now a U.S. citizen. Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

Sports

Springwood School taking end of season one game at a time

HARPERSVILLE — Springwood School dropped its contest against Coosa Valley 32-19 last Friday night. Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

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Chambers Academy one win away from finishing another undefeated regular season

SELMA — The No. 4 team in all of the AISA, Chambers Academy, is now one win away from completing a third consecutive undefeated regular ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

Sports

Troup defeats LaGrange in local battle, 35-14

LaGRANGE — It was an electrifying start. The thousands of fans at Callaway Stadium had barely settled into their seats for Friday’s showdown between Troup and ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Beulah falls to St. James, 49-20

BEULAH — After a 5-0 start, Beulah has now found itself in a two-game losing streak after dropping a 49-20 contest against 6-1 St. James ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

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Lanett cruises into 42-0 win on homecoming night against Loachapoka

LANETT — It was another week at the office for the Lanett Panthers on Friday night. The 1A No. 1 team increased its undefeated regional ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

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Bulldogs dominate second half against Alabama Christian Academy in 27-8 win

LaFAYETTE — After a lethargic first half and an even worse start to the second half, the LaFayette Bulldogs found themselves on the short end ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

News

Norbord officials talk state of timber industry

At Thursday evening’s annual meeting, the Chambers County Forestry Landowners heard from a Norbord official on how things have gone at the Barton Mill plant ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

WPFA’s Dia de Los Muertos

The patio of El Rio Grande was packed Thursday night with not only people, but shining decoration, flowing refreshments and locally created art. Read more | Add your comment

by Chris Heaney.

Editorials

Grant approval for John Soules Foods project is good news for our area

The City of Valley has received some really good news about some grant applications, and that’s very good for the local area. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

Ray Day event in its 6th year, set for weekend

There will be a new facet to this year’s Ray Day event, held annually in Serenbe, Ga., as a group of electric vehicles and plug-in ... Read more | Add your comment

by Baker Ellis.

News

Ivey announces $250,000 ARC grant for Valley

Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $250,000 grant to further assist helping a new industry locate in the city of Valley, which will create more ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

Opinion

Storms make for events you’ll always remember

I couldn’t help but feel a sense of dread while keeping up with weather reports of a monster storm brewing up in the Gulf of Mexico and making ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.