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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 ... Read more | Add your comment

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 ... Read more | Add your comment

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 ... Read more | Add your comment

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 ... Read more | Add your comment

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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.

News Main

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.

News Main

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.

News

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.

News

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.

News Main

Valley boys soccer program working for respect

VALLEY - The Valley boys soccer team is looking to build the culture in head coach’s Cullen Milner’s second year at the helm. Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

News Main

Valley girls soccer team kicks off inaugural season

VALLEY — The Valley girls soccer team hosted its first-ever game as a program against 7A Central on Monday night at Rams Stadium. While the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

News

Election sees high voter turnout in LaFayette

LaFAYETTE — Tuesday’s special city council election in LaFayette had better voter turnout than expected, according to City Clerk Louis Davidson.    Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

News

Alabama bicentennial exhibit opens at library

VALLEY — Bradshaw-Chambers County Library was a crowded place during the noon hour on Wednesday. Approximately 100 signed the registry as the library staff opened ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

News

Students honored for poster contest

LANETT — Two students from the Lanett City School System were honored Monday night by the school board for their artistic achievements. Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

News

Reid recognized for service in community

VALLEY — A Fairfax community native who began a successful business at an early age and ran it for almost 40 years was honored by ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

Editorials

Celebrating Valentine’s Day

There are several stories that try to explain how Valentine’s Day got its start. According to one legend, St. Valentine was a priest in Rome, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

Labor union accuses Ferguson of displaying racist book in office

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal labor union says some of its members found what it called a "racist book open and on display" in a ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Opinion

Depression: The Hidden Beast Inside

When the phone call arrived, I was totally blindsided by the news being reported to me. Another shining star, a young teen in our community ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.