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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 ... Read more | Add your comment

Langdale Mill demolition carries on throughout rain

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

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 ... Read more | Add your comment

Local Veterans remember fallen patriots

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

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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.

News

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.

News

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.

Sports

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

by Staff Reports.

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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.

News

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.

News

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.

News Main

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.

News

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.

News

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.

News Main

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.

News

Lanett council declares 15 houses dilapidated properties

At its Monday meeting, the Lanett City Council approved a contract with the Alabama Municipal Electric Authority (AMEA), unanimously backed a proclamation recognizing Farm-City Week ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

News

Voters approve countywide alcohol sales

Alcohol can now be bought anywhere in Chambers County after 12 p.m. Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

News

Wood sworn in as state representative

Following her win over Brian McGee, Debbie Wood was sworn in as the next Alabama Representative for House District 38 Thursday night. Read more | Add your comment

by Chris Heaney.

Editorials

Giving back during the holiday season

It is early November and Halloween is still fresh on everyone’s minds, but that hasn’t stopped stores, commercials and restaurants from pushing their Christmas deals ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News Main

Ramseur announces commitment on Tuesday night

LANETT — Springwood senior lineman Chris Ramseur is headed to the state of Maryland. Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

News

Library helping those in need

The staff of Bradshaw-Chambers County Library is offering their patrons a chance to celebrate the Christmas season early this year by donating food items for ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

News

Voter turnout up in midterm

Almost half of registered voters in Chambers County took part in Tuesday night’s election, a large increase from primary elections earlier this year. Read more | Add your comment

by Chris Heaney.

News

Whorton wins: State Rep. secures Fifth Judicial Circuit, Place 2

State Rep. Isaac Whorton will have a new political office in January after securing his spot in the Fifth Judicial Circuit, Place 2 in Tuesday ... Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

News

Police reports Nov. 8

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

by Staff Reports.

News

Adviser: Kemp declaring victory in Georgia

A campaign adviser for Republican Brian Kemp adviser says the candidate is declaring victory in Georgia governor's race. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

Lockhart elected to a 7th term as Chamber County Sheriff

Chambers County Sheriff Sid Lockhart will most likely become the longest tenured sheriff in county history after being elected to a seventh term Tuesday.  Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

News

Story becomes new Chambers County Probate Judge

LaFAYETTE — There will soon be a new Probate Judge in town. Paul Story, the Republican candidate for the position, pulled out the victory with a ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

News Main

Point University’s Wooley reflects on 100th career win

WEST POINT — Basketball is Tory Wooley’s ministry. The Point University alum uses the sport that has surrounded his life to help change the lives of ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.