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Bell’s Collision to donate to several charities

  LANETT – A Greater Valley Area family will spend this holiday season making sure others do not ... Read more | Add your comment

Springwood girls top Chambers 26-17

LANETT — The home team came out of a grinder on Friday night between the Springwood Schol and ... Read more | Add your comment

Chambers Academy stops Springwood at home, win 58-31

LANETT — Nothing was held back in the latest chapter of the Springwood School-Chambers Academy rivalry on Friday ... Read more | Add your comment

Tatiana Dale’s road to becoming Point’s first volleyball All-American

WEST POINT — Tatiana Dale’s mind wasn’t on volleyball when she received the biggest news of her playing ... Read more | Add your comment

Opinion

Do not let fear rule your life

By Michael Brooks Pastor at Siluria Baptist Church in Alabaster I was a boy in suburban Birmingham when a man pounded on our door one night. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Opinion

Starting traditions at the Valley Merry-Go-Round

I haven’t been working in Chambers County long, but since day one I’ve heard about the annual Christmas Merry-Go-Round. The carousel, which has become a tradition ... Read more | Add your comment

by Daniel Evans.

Opinion

Satiating the hunger for more food options

Like people in any other part of the south, residents of The Greater Valley Area like to eat, and they like having options on where ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

CVHS 2019 bus trip endorsed by Alabama200

The Chattahoochee Valley Historical Society is planning its fifth annual motorcoach expedition to some of Alabama’s most significant historic places in honor of the state’s ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

Horseshoe Bend National Military Park holding special event

VALLEY — The state of Alabama will be celebrating its bicentennial in 2019. Alabama was admitted as the 22nd state to the union on Dec. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

Ferguson talks about plans as chief deputy whip

By Alicia B. Hill Daily-News Last week, Congressman Drew Ferguson was named the chief deputy whip for the 116th Congress, and on Thursday, Ferguson took ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Editorials

New businesses mean more tax dollars

Tax dollars are incredibly valuable to small community, no matter how those dollars come. We have learned in the past week that Popeye’s in Valley ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

Chambers County Lake gets upgrades

Ted and Mike Craig are hoping to make Chambers County Lake just a bit better in 2019. Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

Opinion

Bringing out the best of the Valley

This Thursday, downtown West Point was host to the Valleywide Christmas parade. Even before a cacophony of lights and sounds marched down 3rd Avenue, people ... Read more | Add your comment

by Chris Heaney.

News

Project Talent looks for previous participants

Researchers are attempting to follow up on a project involving Greater Valley Area locals who began their participation 58 years ago. Read more | Add your comment

by Chris Heaney.

News

‘Rosie the Riveter’ tells story of women during WWII

VALLEY — Friday’s meeting of the Chambers County Education Retirees Association (CCERA) took place on the 77th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Daniel Evans.

News

Rain cancels several events throughout the Valley this weekend

LANETT – Several events this weekend are canceled or rescheduled due to rain. According to social media posts, LaFayette’s Christmas Festival has been canceled. There ... Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

News Main

Chambers Academy girls remain unbeaten

LaFAYETTE — The Chambers Academy girls basketball team remained undefeated after a blowout win over Eastwood on Thursday. Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

News Main

Allen finishes with school-record 46 points in Chambers Academy 95-61 win

LaFAYETTE — Payton Allen heaved up a shot spanning three-quarters court at the first quarter buzzer that just clanked off the back of the rim. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

Sports

Springwood girls basketball team win in Columbus

COLUMBUS, GA. — The Springwood girls basketball team improved to 6-4 on the season with a big 61-26 win over Calvary Christian of Columbus, GA ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

Valleywide Christmas Parade 2018

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by Dustin Duncan.

News

West Point Fine Arts sets up children’s art exhibit in Craftmaster building

West Point Fine Arts has spent its inaugural year holding exhibits, gaining members and displaying art that is for locals, by locals. Read more | Add your comment

by Chris Heaney.

News

New Popeyes set to open at end of month

A new Popeyes franchise with new owners will open soon in Valley. Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

News

Valley native remembers meeting former President George H.W. Bush

The recent passing of President George H.W. Bush at 94 years of age has been cause for a national day of mourning and generated much ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

News

Illegal immigrant arrested, officers find 28 pounds of meth

A suspected illegal immigrant was arrested Thursday morning by the Troup County Sheriff’s officers after 28 pounds of methamphetamine was found in his vehicle on ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

UPDATED: One dead, one airlifted after crash in LaFayette

LAFAYETTE – A two-car crash Thursday morning resulted in the death of one person and another being airlifted from the scene, according to Chambers County ... Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

News Main

Consolidation would mean end of LaFayette-Valley rivalry

VALLEY — The Valley High School gymnasium was packed last week for the Rams’ home basketball game against area rival LaFayette. The schools sit less ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

Opinion

Chambers County must keep working

The unemployment rate in Chambers County may have jumped just slightly during the month of October, but I’m sure that number is set to drop ... Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

Opinion

Holiday cheer no matter where you go

The holiday season is upon us and the Greater Valley Area is expressing that in seemingly every way possible. It is clear that people around ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Opinion

Would You Stay In School For Hundreds Of Thousands Of Dollars?

By John A. Tures Professor of Political Science LaGrange College The authors of the best-selling book Freakonomics did an experiment where they offered cash prizes ... Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

News Main

Volleyball senior Dale named Point’s first-ever All-American

WEST POINT — The honors keep piling in for Point University senior middle blocker Tatiana Dale. This week, Dale became the first Skyhawk in school history ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

News

Troup County County Commissioner faces DUI charge

Troup County Commissioner Morris Jones was arrested Saturday night and charged with DUI-alcohol, failure to maintain lane and due care while operating a motor vehicle, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

Commission approves Annex land, sign purchase

After authorizing the purchase of land and a sign at the Lanett Annex, the Chambers County Commission used their meeting Monday night to approve a ... Read more | Add your comment

by Chris Heaney.