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Smoot throws no-hitter, Rebels claim Game One in 15-0 win over Evangel

LaFAYETTE — The Chambers Academy baseball team won Game One of the postseason series against Evangel Christian 15-0 ... Read more | Add your comment

Chambers, Springwood ready for softball postseason

The softball postseason for the local AISA programs of Chambers Academy (9-2) and Springwood School (5-21) begins on ... Read more | Add your comment

Lanett woman wins case over mishandled conservatorship

After a long legal battle, Hunt was awarded an undisclosed amount of money in March due to the ... Read more | Add your comment

Valley Haven School walks to raise money

VALLEY — A Friday morning rain shower didn’t dampen the fun of Valley Haven School’s annual Fun Walk. Read more | Add your comment

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Lanett mayor, council would be among county’s highest paid with pay increase

During Monday night’s Lanett City Council meeting, the first reading of a resolution was held to increase the salary of the mayor from $350 a ... Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

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Several Troup County roads closed, damaged

Overnight storms Thursday night and into Friday morning produced heavy rain and have directly resulted in two roads inside Troup County becoming washed out, another ... Read more | Add your comment

by Baker Ellis.

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Overnight storms lead to flooding, damaged roads

Overnight storms Thursday night and into Friday morning produced heavy rain and have directly resulted in two roads inside Troup County becoming washed out, another ... Read more | Add your comment

by Baker Ellis.

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Chambers Academy football team receives state championship hardware

LaFAYETTE — The 2018 Chambers Academy football state championship tour officially came to an end on Thursday morning when the Rebels received their championship rings. Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

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Local baseball teams ready for playoff action Friday

Friday is the start of a busy weekend for the baseball teams around the Greater Valley Area. Chambers Academy, Lanett High School, Springwood School and ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

Sports

Soccer Wildcats fall to Glenwood 2-0 in state semifinal

MONTGOMERY — The Springwood soccer team’s season came to an end on Thursday night in a 2-0 state semifinal loss to Glenwood. Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

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Springwood names center after educators

LANETT — There were few dry eyes inside Springwood School’s Fine Arts Center Wednesday morning. Students, staff, alumni and former teachers dating back to the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

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Easter Egg Hunt set for Saturday

There will be 3,000 eggs and 100 prize eggs. Four age divisions may participate. They are three years and younger, ages 4 to 6, 7-9 ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

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Valley Senior Center hosts Easter bonnet parade Thursday morning

VALLEY — Participants in Valley’s Senior Center program had a fun day on Thursday. They kicked off Easter week with an Easter bonnet parade, a ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

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Commission votes for natatorium dehumidifier

In a break from standard procedure, on Tuesday the Troup County Board of Commissioners heard from two of the companies who placed bids to replace ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Local officials re-sign Child Abuse Protocol

Butterflies flew out over the grounds of Twin Cedar’s Coleman Center on Wednesday morning as the West Point Police Department and Troup County Sheriff’s Department, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Megan Floyd named substitute teacher of the year

Megan Floyd, a substitute at Five Points Elementary was honored by Kelly Services, a partner with Chambers County to provide experienced substitute teachers to the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

Opinion

Our View: Learn more about American history

In less than a month, the Bradshaw-Chambers County Library will be taking a group of interested participants on a bus trip to visit the historic ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Pine Mountain man arrested on drug trafficking charges

A Pine Mountain man has been arrested on drug trafficking charges after a brief police chase on Interstate 85 last week. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Handful of Springwood track athletes win individual state championships

The Springwood track team recently wrapped up their season at the AISA state meet in Gulf Shores. After 17 events were scored, the girls team ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

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Bradshaw-Chambers County Library planning trip to Horseshoe Bend National Park

Bradshaw-Chambers County Library is planning a bus trip to Horseshoe Bend National Military Park. Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

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School board gives update on gym construction

John Radcliffe, assistant superintendent of maintenance and operations, said construction at Troup High is expected to be completed by Jan. 1, 2020. The LaGrange High ... Read more | Add your comment

by Daniel Evans.

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Beulah Senior Center holds open house

Carolyn Davis, manager of the Beulah Senior Center, said that participation is up since the new center opened on May 29 of last year. Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

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Amazing Shake competition begins in Chambers County Schools

LaFAYETTE – Fifth and sixth-grade students in the Chambers County School District are currently involved in an annual competition known as “The Amazing Shake,” designed ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Chambers County under a slight risk of severe weather for Friday morning

BIRMINGHAM  (AP) — After a weekend of rain and high winds, more severe weather could be on the way Thursday night into Friday morning. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Archives asks TCSS for increased contribution

During Monday night’s school board work session. Shannon Gavin Johnson, executive director of the Troup County Archives, asked the Troup County School System to increase ... Read more | Add your comment

by Daniel Evans.

Opinion

County does right thing honoring Smith

Donnie Smith’s time as the Chambers County 911 and Emergency Management Director will forever be immortalized as the department decided to name the communications building ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Georgia man arrested for inappropriately communicating with an 8-year-old through social media

A Brunswick, Georgia man was arrested April 11 for inappropriately communicating with an 8-year-old through social media, according to the Valley Police Department.  Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

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Chambers baseball sweeps season series against Springwood, both teams ready for playoffs

LANETT  — The Chambers Academy baseball team (15-9) defeated Springwood School  (4-18) 9-3 on Tuesday afternoon. The victory gave the Rebels the season sweep over ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

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Chambers softball defeats Springwood 4-0

LANETT — The Chambers Academy softball team (9-2, 4-2) defeated Springwood School (5-19) 4-0 on Tuesday afternoon. The Wildcats still won the season series 2-1 ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

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Chambers County 911 building to be named after Smith

LaFAYETTE — Former Chambers County 911 and Emergency Management Director Donnie Smith’s legacy will be etched in stone on a county building soon. Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

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State makes big push for 2020 Census

MONTGOMERY — More than 200 Alabama city leaders, county commissioners and others, including representatives from Chambers County, joined Gov. Kay Ivey last week as she ... Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

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Lanett considers significant pay raise for mayor, council

LANETT — The mayor and city council members in Lanett haven’t received a pay raise since February 1988, but that could be about to change. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.