• 72°

Top Stories

Crews wins primary

Incumbent Patrick Crews celebrated winning the primary election for Troup County Board of Commissioners chairman on Tuesday. Read more | Add your comment

Robertson, Haskins will vie for District 29

The new Georgia state Senator representing District 29 will be either Randy Robertson or Valerie Haskins, after both ... Read more | Add your comment

West Point’s Ferguson takes Republican nod for Congress seat

In his first bid to retain his seat in the U.S. Congress, Rep. Drew Ferguson of West Point ... Read more | Add your comment

Georgia Election Results

*POLLS CLOSE AT 7 P.M. GOVERNOR — REPUBLICAN PRIMARY (TROUP CO. RESULTS ONLY) Casey Cagle 2199 51% Brian ... Read more | Add your comment

News

LaFayette graduates land millions in scholarships

LaFAYETTE — LaFayette High School was once on the failing schools list. On Monday night, 52 students were honored in the school’s 2018 graduating class ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

Police reports

VALLEY — Three people were arrested in Valley over the weekend. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

BRIEFLY TOLD

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

by Staff Reports.

Editorials

Five More Minutes: A Grief Relief Column

What is the old saying, “You don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone?”  With grief, those words seem to ring true and haunt countless ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Editorials

A request for suggestions

We here at The Valley Times-News have been working hard these past few months to bring our readers the best local coverage possible. Unfortunately, for ... Read more | Add your comment

by Steven Thomas.

Editorials

A note to all local graduates

This week will see many area seniors receive their diplomas, completing what was for many approximately 12 years of education, aimed at priming them for ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

Area students compete in ‘Amazing Shake’

LaFAYETTE — On Wednesday, five elementary school students stood in front of the crowd at Chambers County Career Technical School multi-purpose room to be awarded ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

Reyes a godsend for W.O. Lance

LANETT — Our Valley Times-News Educator of the Week, Tamara Reyes, has been a godsend for W.O. Lance Elementary School the past two years. She’s ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

News Main

New location chosen for West Point summer camp

WEST POINT — There is a new location for the West Point Parks & Recreation Summer Playground Program. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News Main

LaFayette comes back in spring scrimmage

LaFAYETTE — The Class AA LaFayette Bulldogs came back from an early deficit to tie with their Class AAAAA opponents, the Tallassee Tigers, in last ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

LaFayette Lanier school windows getting replaced

LaFAYETTE — The LaFayette Lanier Elementary schoolhouse is still largely in its original state, only lightly updated since the building’s designation as a historical landmark ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

Over 100 attend annual community event

VALLEY — One of the better attended social events during the month of May in the Valley is the annual Langdale Reunion. It’s held each ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

Editorials

Here’s to you, kid

My first full week living in the Greater Valley Area has been nothing short of jaw-dropping. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News Main

Valley cruises into scrimmage win over Beulah

VALLEY — It was smooth sailing for the Valley High School football team in its spring exhibition game on Friday night. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News Main

Panthers reflect on academic year filled with athletic success

LANETT — The event held on the basketball court at Mount Hermon Baptist Church on Thursday night wasn’t the typical year-end high school athletic banquet. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

Police reports

LaFAYETTE — Seven people were arrested in Chambers County on Thursday. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

BRIEFLY TOLD

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

by Staff Reports.

Editorials

Looking forward to serving

To start, I want to thank you all — the readers of The Valley Times-News — for allowing me to work in this community you ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Editorials

Do something for a veteran – go and vote

We have elections coming up very soon in Alabama and Georgia. Georgia voters will be going to the polls this coming Tuesday and their neighbors ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

Old Man Summer has come home to roost

Good afternoon Huguley residents and whoever might be reading this. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

Georgia gears up for Tuesday election

On Tuesday, voters around the state of Georgia will go to the polls and a lot will be on the line. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

Meet Five Points new Principal Andrew Leak

FIVE POINTS — After 18 years of service as Five Points School’s principal, Rhonda Givins has retired. On Wednesday night, the Chambers County School Board ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

April was a good month for jobs

CHAMBERS — For the second month in a row the unemployment rate in Chambers County has dropped. The unemployment rate fell from 3.8 percent in ... Read more | Add your comment

by Steven Thomas.

News

Meet the Candidates draws crowd

LaFAYETTE — The Greater Valley Area Chamber of Commerce held a “Meet the Candidates” event Thursday evening at the Chambers County Farmers’ Federation building on ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

News

Police reports

LANETT — Three people were arrested in Lanett on Wednesday. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

BRIEFLY TOLD

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

by Staff Reports.

Editorials

Don’t forget to go vote June 5

After several months of campaigning and politicking, election night will soon be upon us. With a little over two weeks to go, it might be ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

Pawn City celebrating twenty-fifth year

Those in the Greater Valley Area who have ever needed a quick loan or decided to get rid of some of their old items of ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.