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Valley track looks to improve this season

VALLEY — After qualifying a number of athletes in last year’s state meet, the Valley track and field ... Read more | Add your comment

LaFayette boys face off against Sacred Heart on Tuesday night

JACKSONVILLE — The LaFayette boys basketball team returns to the court tonight to face Sacred Heart for a ... Read more | Add your comment

Circle of Care director explains non-profit’s role in community

VALLEY — Chambers County Circle of Care Executive Director Jonathan Herston believes that every child deserves an opportunity ... Read more | Add your comment

Lanett blaze leaves home with heavy smoke damage

LANETT — A fire Friday afternoon in Lanett resulted in heavy smoke damage to a home near the ... Read more | Add your comment

Opinion

Stealing Pastors

By Michael Brooks We Baptists have a unique system for hiring pastors, unlike our Methodist friends who have a bishop to superintend the process. The ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Opinion

National severe weather week

This week figures to be a rainy one, with Chambers County expected to receive several inches of rain. There’s an extremely high chance of rain ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

Lanier provides history on textile industry

VALLEY — Bradshaw-Chambers County Library began its Making Alabama Lunch and Learn Series with Eddie Lanier speaking on the history of the textile industry in ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

News

Rain in forecast all week

LANETT — As the colder temperatures of winter begin to break, heading into the early parts of spring, the Greater Valley Area will be inundated ... Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

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Chambers Academy boys fall in state championship to Evangel

MONTGOMERY — The Rebels (18-6) were unable to pull off the magic for one more time this academic year. After winning the JV volleyball and ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

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Troup County football coach Glisson stars in Super Bowl commercial

It didn’t take long before his phone starting blowing up. During the Super Bowl between the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams, a commercial for ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Valley baseball aims for area title three-peat

VALLEY — Last season, the Valley Rams baseball team accomplished the team’s goal of repeating as area champions by sweeping Beauregard in a doubleheader on ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

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Chambers Academy boys lace up one last time this season for state title

LaFAYETTE — The Chambers Academy boys basketball team looks to add another trophy to its collection today. The top-seeded Rebels (18-5) will be playing another No. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

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LaFayette advances with 99-71 win over North Sand

JACKSONVILLE — The LaFayette boys basketball team is still alive after an emphatic 99-71 win over North Sands on Friday night. Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

News

Sock Hops returning to Troup High School on Feb. 23

The Sock Hops will return to Troup High School on Feb. 23 for the group’s fourth annual concert and fundraiser to benefit projects through the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

Carbon monoxide is a silent killer

VALLEY — Carbon monoxide is a silent, deadly killer and when the months turn colder, many people turn to alternative heating sources to keep the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

News

Fuller Center talks 2019 projects

“We’ll break ground in April for the new store,” said CFCP Executive Director Kim Roberts. “We will have been in our current location for five ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

News

Shelby, Jones vote for funding package

Both U.S. Senator Richard Shelby R-Alabama, chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, and U.S. Sen. Doug Jones D-Alabama Thursday voted to approve a comprehensive funding ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Editorials

Firearms are not toys and should not be treated as such

Any loss of life is a sad occurrence. While death is a natural and inevitable part of life, modern medicine has done wonders to keep ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Opinion

Farming in the New Year

As we get started in a new year, resolutions abound, and we set our sights on making improvements over the previous year. Read more | Add your comment

by Daniel Evans.

Opinion

Killing dogs is never acceptable

A dog is a man’s best friend. That’s what I’ve been told my entire life and I believe that. So, I simply can’t understand why some ... Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

News

Kia celebrates start of production for 2020 Telluride

Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia officially unveiled the new 2020 Kia Telluride Friday at its plant in West Point. Read more | Add your comment

by Daniel Evans.

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Chambers boys advance to state final after 62-34 win over Abbeville

MONTGOMERY — The Chambers Academy boys basketball team advanced to the state championship game with a 62-34 win over Abbeville in the semifinal on Thursday ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

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Lanett boys run of three consecutive championships ends in loss to Georgiana

MONTGOMERY — The Lanett boys basketball team’s quest for a fourth consecutive state championship ended on Thursday evening in a 55-50 regional loss to Georgiana. Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

News

Roanoke woman celebrates her 100th birthday

VALLEY — Rena Yarbrough was beaming with joy as a crowd of well-wishers gathered around her to wish her a happy birthday on Tuesday afternoon. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

News

West Point woman charged after alleged accidental shooting

The victim, 24-year-old Quydarius Weldon of LaGrange, was shot in the parking lot of the Pal Express 1 gas station on South Greenwood Street around ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Unbreakable bond, Daniel and Otos have a strong bond on and off duty

LaFAYETTE — There’s a longstanding saying that a dog is a man’s best friend. Those words have never rung truer to Kegan Daniel, patrol sergeant ... Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

News

Debris at West Point Lake affecting tourism

BY Alicia Hill LaGrange Daily-News On Tuesday, the LaGrange City Council heard from Joey Mines, a local fisherman who has been featured in magazines and ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Editorials

LaFayette heading to polls again

It looks like it’s going to be another month before we know who will represent District B on the LaFayette City Council. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Opinion

First session as a state senator

My first legislative session as a State Senator is flying by, and we are already making strides to pass legislation that will benefit the citizens ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Letters to the Editor

Research flawed in border wall column

In an opinion piece, John Tures (2/13/19) presented research performed by his political science students. They were looking for some objective evidence regarding the efficacy ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Six arrested after drug raid in Valley

Six people were arrested in Valley on Thursday, Feb. 7 on multiple drug charges by the Region D Drug Task Force and Chambers County SWAT ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Springwood boys soccer opens season with 6-3 win over Macon East

LANETT — The Springwood boys soccer team (1-0) opened the season with a 6-3 victory over Macon East on Tuesday night. Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.