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Hospital holds employee appreciation

EAMC-Lanier Hospital hosted an employee appreciation luncheon during the noon hour on Thursday. Read more | Add your comment

Two new, one returning commissioner sworn in

At their first meeting following the Nov. 6 midterms, the Chambers County Commission swore in two new commissioners ... Read more | Add your comment

Chambers Academy seniors eager to bring Rebels first state championship

LaFAYETTE — Three points. After two consecutive regular seasons of looking untouchable, a combined three points has kept Chambers ... Read more | Add your comment

Three local teams headed into second round, Chambers in championship

Then there were four. Chambers Academy, LaFayette, Lanett and Troup County return to the gridiron tonight for another week ... Read more | Add your comment

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Valley takes action on new road, pool heater

On Tuesday, the Valley City Council approved an emergency purchase of a heater system for the pool at Valley Community Center. Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

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HolidayFest on the River kicks off Saturday

The Greater Valley Chambers of Commerce is bringing a holiday event back to life after a few years being dormant. Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

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Ivey grants more than $60,000 to domestic violence shelter

For those affected by domestic violence, a shelter is often a place where individuals can find access to safety in a dangerous situation. Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

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Valley’s Landis signs to play college softball

VALLEY — Valley High School and representatives from the Rams athletic department celebrated senior shortstop Gracie Landis signing her letter of intent to play at ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

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Lanett’s Bridges ties state record for interceptions, hungry for more

LANETT — He’s one of the top high school safeties in America. The 6-foot-3, 187-pound athlete can cover any side of the field in a matter ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

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Historic Langdale Mill may find new life

There’s still some hope that the historic portion of Langdale Mill can survive and find new life as an apartment complex. Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

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Tramell talks progress in West Point

Keep trending in the right direction – that was the message behind West Point Mayor Steve Tramell’s speech Wednesday at Johnny’s Pizza. Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

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Valley police utilizing new cameras

In today’s climate of policing, it is vital that everything is recorded, audibly and visually, according to Valley Police Department Major Mike Reynolds. Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

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Chattahoochee Hospice celebrates 35 years

The end of life can be challenging for people and their family members, so for the last 35 years, Chattahoochee Hospice in Valley has been ... Read more | Add your comment

by Chris Heaney.

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Young Springwood School teams lose to experienced Oak Mountain Academy in home opener

LANETT — Experience proved to be the difference Springwood and Oak Mountain’s boys and girls basketball teams on Tuesday evening. Both of the Wildcats’ varsity ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

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Artisans Market to celebrate local creations

Along with Holiday Fest on the River, the West Point Fine Arts’ Artisans Market will take place Friday through Sunday evening.  Read more | Add your comment

by Chris Heaney.

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Council updates ordinance on dilapidated buildings

Buildings with fire hazards, structural defects and in general disrepair will soon be on a list of properties the city of West Point will be ... Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

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Langdale Mill demolition carries on throughout rain

The demolition of Langdale Mill has been proceeding despite some recent rains. Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

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Police reports Nov. 14

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

by Daniel Evans.

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LaFayette gets first round win, will host second round Friday

HARTFORD — The hard-hitting, defensive-minded Bulldogs of LaFayette High School are back at home this week after a dominant win over Geneva County. Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

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Valley falls to Briarwood in first playoff appearance since 2013

NORTH SHELBY – Briarwood was able to punch its ticket to the second round of the playoffs for the fourth consecutive year with a 42-28 ... Read more | Add your comment

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Local Veterans remember fallen patriots

A steady rain on Monday morning caused the annual Veterans Day program at Veteran’s Memorial Park to be shifted indoors to the Bobby Crowder Room ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

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Veterans Day service held to honor WWI’s 100th

Nov. 11, 2018, marked the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

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LaFayette man arrested for robbing Valley store

A LaFayette man was arrested Sunday morning after allegedly robbing a business in Valley, according to Valley Police Chief Tommy Weldon. Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

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Days of rain to come in the Valley

The next few days will be filled with rain, but nothing severe enough to cause concern, according to the National Weather Service in Birmingham. Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

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Lanett flies past Florala in first round

LANETT — Round one was a breeze, figuratively and literally, for the 1A No. 1-ranked Lanett Panthers on Friday night. In chilling temperatures, the team ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

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Beulah’s season ends in playoff home-opening 7-0 loss

BEULAH — In what was supposed to be an historic night at Beulah High School Friday night fell just short as the Beulah Bobcats lost ... Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

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Rebels punch ticket to fourth-consecutive state championship game

LaFAYETTE — The Chambers Academy Rebels broke open a close game in the third quarter with three touchdowns to extend a 14-7 halftime lead to ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

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West Point to discuss budget, unsafe buildings and fees

A new budget, dilapidated properties and collecting fees on 911 calls will be on the West Point City Council’s plate Monday. Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

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Beulah High thanks Vets

A large group of veterans and their families were honored at a special Veterans Day program at Beulah High School on Thursday. Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

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Lanett officials, students honor those who’ve served

In a Veteran’s Day program at city hall on Friday afternoon, Lanett city officials honored all U.S. veterans calling special attention to 17 current city ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

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Valley Police looking for runaway teenager

The Valley Police Department is searching for a runaway teenager last seen more than two weeks ago, according to Valley Police Chief Tommy Weldon. Darron ... Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

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Valley Area has full slate of postseason action tonight

The time has finally come. Five teams in the Greater Valley Area hit the field for postseason play tonight. Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.