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Woman arrested for endangering infant

A Lanett woman was arrested in Valley Tuesday evening after leaving her infant in a parked car while ... Read more | Add your comment

All the latest scores and schedules from West Point baseball teams

The 14 and under West Point All-Star baseball team’s journey ended at the state tournament on Tuesday night. Read more | Add your comment

New vote totals show Wood leads State Representative race

The Republican run-off for District 38 State Representative currently sits as too close to call, with six votes ... Read more | Add your comment

LaFayette local wants to improve community

LaFAYETTE — Most people in the Greater Valley Area care deeply about their community. Sheila Leiba of LaFayette is ... Read more | Add your comment

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Mayor Riley speaks to Golden Heirs at First Baptist

VALLEY — THE GOLDEN HEIRS of First Baptist Church Shawmut met on Tuesday, July 10 in their Family Life Center. In the absence of the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Valley police arrest belligerent woman

A woman, identified as 44-year-old Angela Glover of Valley, was reportedly running around the neighborhood, attempting to enter people’s yards and houses without their permission ... Read more | Add your comment

by Chris Heaney.

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Police Reports

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

by Staff Reports.

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Ainsworth narrowly wins Lt. Gov. nomination

Will Ainsworth has narrowly won the Republican nomination runoff race for Lieutenant Governor against Twinkle Cavanaugh. Ainsworth will now face Democratic minister Will Boyd in ... Read more | Add your comment

by Steven Thomas.

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Marshall wins Republican nod for AG

LaFAYETTE — Steve Marshall has defeated Troy King and earned the Republican nomination for attorney general after a bitter runoff race. Marshall will now face ... Read more | Add your comment

by Steven Thomas.

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McCool, Edwards win runoff for Judge positions

Chris McCool and Christy Edwards are the two Republican candidates who will represent the party in the race for the Court of Criminal Appeals Judge, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

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Stewart takes Supreme Court Place 1 runoff

LaFAYETTE — Sarah Stewart has won the GOP runoff election against Brad Mendheim for Alabama Supreme Court Place 1. She will not face a Democrat ... Read more | Add your comment

by Chris Heaney.

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Price wins big in State Senate runoff

OPELIKA, Ala. — Two years of hard campaigning throughout Senate District 13 paid off in a big way for Randy Price in 2018. In the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

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Phase 1 of airport expansion nearing end

LANETT — A major runway expansion is under way at the Lanett Municipal Airport. Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

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Pate beats out Dial in Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries runoff

Rick Pate has won the July 17 GOP runoff election and will be the Republican candidate for the Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries in ... Read more | Add your comment

by Chris Heaney.

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It’s important to get all the facts

Even minor falsehoods and rumors can lead to massive misunderstandings, as was demonstrated by the citizens of LaFayette last week. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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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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Police reports

Two people were arrested in Chambers County on Monday. According to Chambers County Sheriff’s Office reports Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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SportsPlex accepting teams for men’s league next month

VALLEY — Another season of men’s softball at the Valley Sportsplex is around the corner. Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

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Election 2018: July Runoff Results

*POLLS CLOSE AT 7 P.M. Read more | Add your comment

by Steven Thomas.

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Police reports

LaFAYETTE — Six people were arrested in Chambers County over the weekend. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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BRIEFLY TOLD

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

by Steven Thomas.

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The Impact Slap of Grief: A Grief Relief Column

Sometimes, when we can see a storm approaching, we can brace ourselves for impact.  Maybe we run a mad dash to the nearest alcove seeking ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Take Back Box good for the area

Police work is never easy. Many officers only see the worst elements of society on a day-to-day basis. This is one of the reasons why ... Read more | Add your comment

by Steven Thomas.

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Elections need voters

There is an election taking place today. Hopefully this isn’t news to anyone, but unfortunately it might be. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Pickleball: The sport that is taking the Greater Valley Area by storm

TROUP COUNTY — When people get to a certain age it is important that they stay active. There are many resources for them to continue ... Read more | Add your comment

by Chris Heaney.

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Lanett High School Head Volleyball coach celebrates book release

LANETT — Lanett High School head volleyball coach and Lanett junior high enrichment teacher Krisse Story is celebrating the release of her first book “Married ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

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Church denounces clearing

LANETT — A great deal of land clearing work has recently taken place at the Lanett Municipal Airport, which has been closed for some time ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

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Shawmut prepares for reunion

VALLEY — Many weeks of planning are complete, and hundreds of former students are being contacted about the annual Shawmut School Reunion, which will be ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

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What the runoff decides

CHAMBERS COUNTY — Following the primary elections held last month, a few races were left without a definitive Republican candidate. Because of this, a runoff ... Read more | Add your comment

by Chris Heaney.

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Library exhibits kid creations

VALLEY — The Chambers County Bradshaw library always has plenty of books, posters and computer screens to look at, but on Friday afternoon all eyes ... Read more | Add your comment

by Chris Heaney.

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City of Valley paving near completion

VALLEY — An active year of road paving in the city of Valley was near completion on Friday. Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

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Crowds show for produce despite inclement conditions

VALLEY — This hasn’t been the best of years for east Alabama farmers. Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.