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Four Valley High seniors sign athletic scholarships

VALLEY — Three different sports and two different schools were represented for the four Valley High seniors who ... Read more | Add your comment

Local residents still assisting tornado victims

VALLEY — An 18-wheeler with a trailer sporting an Old West theme has been getting a lot of ... Read more | Add your comment

Long Cane educator named Teacher of the Year

On Wednesday, Long Cane Middle School’s Traviera Sewell was named the Troup County School System’s Teacher of the ... Read more | Add your comment

2018-19 All-Valley Girls Basketball Team named

GREATER VALLEY AREA — It was another action-filled season for girls basketball in the Greater Valley Area. Beulah, ... Read more | Add your comment

Opinion

Become an organ donor with a hunting license

Vance Smith Represents the 133rd District in the Georgia House   We have completed 32 days in the Legislative session with our final day, April ... Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

Opinion

This week is known as Sunshine Week

This week is known as Sunshine Week, a national initiative meant to inform the public about the importance of open government. It’s a week that ... Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

News

W.O. Lance improving its attendance numbers

LANETT — A proactive approach to getting students inside the classroom has paid off for Lanett City Schools. Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

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Troup County Commission talks about update to hazard mitigation plan

As storm cleanup continues just one county over, the Troup County Board of Commissioners discussed an update to its Hazard Mitigation Plan. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Drug Task Force arrests four people on drug charges

The Chambers County Drug Task Force, along with the Alabama Drug Enforcement Task Force arrested four people on 17 charges as a result from various ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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2018-19 All-Valley Boys Basketball Team named

GREATER VALLEY AREA — This season marked the beginning of a new era for boys basketball locally. Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

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Chambers County employee floats idea about litter

VALLEY — A Valley resident employed by the Chambers County School District spoke to the Valley City Council Monday evening about an idea he has ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

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Archaeology professor enjoys work with students

Chandler teaches archaeology at Tuskegee University and spends a lot of time in Randolph County, where he instructs students from Handley High proper archaeological techniques. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

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St. Paddy Day on River to be held at West Point River Park Saturday

The event kicks off at 11 a.m. with activities for children such as Touch-A-Truck with first responder vehicles and a Chambers County Sheriff’s Department helicopter. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

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Poarch Band of Creek Indians hand deliver check for funerals of tornado victims

The Poarch Band of Creek Indians hand delivered a $184,000 donation check Wednesday to fund the funeral expenses of the 23 tornado victims killed by ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Troup County hires parks and recreation director

On Wednesday, Troup County announced that LaGrange native Lance Dennis will be Troup County’s new parks and recreation director. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Three people life-flighted from Georgia highway after crash

Three people were life-flighted, including two minors, after a crash on Georgia Highway 18 near Adams Road on Tuesday night around 9:30 p.m.. Read more | Add your comment

by Daniel Evans.

Opinion

Filush-Glaze: We Will Never Forget

From the moment the first calls started coming in, I knew it was going to be much bigger than anyone had anticipated.  As the number ... Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

Opinion

Tures: When It Comes To Hate Crimes and Laws, Go Beyond The Statistics

My state of Georgia is one of the only states that doesn’t have a hate crimes law.  Should the state join the rest of the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Opinion

Bradshaw-Chambers Library is a great asset for community

Bradshaw-Chambers County Library a great asset for the Valley Bradshaw-Chambers County Library is a tremendous asset for the Greater Valley Area. We are extremely fortunate ... Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

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Duracell named Manufacturer of the Year

For the third time in as many years, Duracell has been named Troup County’s Manufacturer of the Year by the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce ... Read more | Add your comment

by Baker Ellis.

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Man arrested for home invasion in West Point

Quintavius Brewer, 18, was charged with home invasion first-degree, two counts of aggravated assault with a gun, possession of a firearm during certain felonies and ... Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

News

Poarch Band of Creek Indians hand deliver donation check for tornado victim funerals

The Poarch Band of Creek Indians hand-delivered a $184,000 donation check Wednesday to fund the funeral expenses of the 23 tornado victims killed by the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Beulah receives nomination in first ASWA baseball poll

GREATER VALLEY AREA — The Beulah High School varsity baseball team (9-2) received votes in the first Alabama Sports Writers Association (ASWA) baseball prep poll ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

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Greer named All-Valley Girls Basketball Player of the Year

LaFAYETTE —LaFayette sophomore Feliah Greer’s life has taken a sharp turn in the span of four years. Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

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Allen named All-Valley Boys Basketball Player of the Year

LaFAYETTE — In basketball, there are many different types of players. Some players are scorers, others are facilitators, some specialize on the defensive end of ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

News

Six-month study gives snapshot of local workforce, areas to improve

The study was done to create a clear picture of the county’s Asset Map, or the workforce pipeline that exists here locally, and give a ... Read more | Add your comment

by Baker Ellis.

News

Clark seated on Valley City Council

In an unusual twist, the former district one city council representative in Valley swore in the new one on Monday. Paul Story gave up the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

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Local artists show off work at exhibit

“Art Works: A Community Art Exhibit” debuted Tuesday afternoon at Bradshaw-Chambers County Library. A total of 26 local artists will have their works on ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

News

Fifth graders master graphic sources

Most people are familiar with the Jeff Foxworthy television show “Are You Smarter Than A Fifth-Grader?” But based on the results of audio-visual projects recently ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Opinion

What a respectful and caring community we live in

Hello Huguley friends. It is good to have you back here again to check on your friends and neighbors. It is good to have neighbors ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Chambers County Schools to host Special Olympics

Diane Sheriff, special education and services director for Chambers County Schools, said all special education students from all local school systems have been invited to ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Kia donates $50,000 to American Red Cross for tornado assistance

Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) announced Wednesday a donation of $50,000 to the American Red Cross to assist with tornado relief efforts across the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.