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Lanett Animal Clinic veterinarian retires, clinic to remain open

Lanett Animal Clinic Veterinarian Jerry Thomas has retired due to health concerns, according to reports on the clinic’s ... Read more | Add your comment

Southern Union and AUM team up to provide transfer scholarships

An Alabama university will offer unlimited transfer scholarships to Southern Union State Community College students for specific degrees ... Read more | Add your comment

Price talks about Legislative session to Valley Lions Club

State Sen. Randy Price was the guest speaker at the Monday evening meeting of the Valley Lions Club.  Read more | Add your comment

Lanett Council approves purchase of new ambulance, applies for more grants

The Lanett City Council approved the purchase of a new ambulance Monday night at its regular council meeting. Read more | Add your comment

Opinion

Swindle: Justice Gorsuch defines conservatism

For the second time in less than a week, conservative Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) Justice Neil Gorsuch joined his four liberal colleagues ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Opinion

Our View: Some stories bring smiles

In our communities, it’s clear that local law enforcement makes it a goal to get to know the people that it serves. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

TCSS faces declining enrollment numbers

One of the first things Superintendent Brian Shumate presented during his first Troup County School Board meeting Monday were gradually declining enrollment numbers for the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Daniel Evans.

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One arrested, two additional suspects sought for stabbing following botched robbery plan

An alleged robbery plan turned more serious last week, leaving one man with serious injuries and three others facing attempted murder charges, according to a ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Valley-native Hopkins invited to play in All-American games

VALLEY — For the second summer in a row, Bryant Hopkins has been selected to participate in select-youth baseball camp.  Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

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West Point 14U baseball season ends

WEST POINT — The 14 and under baseball all-stars of West Point’s season ended in harsh fashion this past week at the state tournament. West ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

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West Point officers join basketball game with area children

A heartwarming video of two officers with the West Point Police Department playing basketball with children in the surrounding community surfaced on social media Saturday. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Refuge Point Church dedicates new home

It’s been a good year for Willie McQueen. May 5 marked his tenth anniversary of being free from drugs and alcohol, and on Sunday, a ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

News

Dragon Boat Race draws big crowd

Thousands of people attended Saturday’s dragon boat race at West Point Lake, which in its fourth year continues to grow in its support of Harmony ... Read more | Add your comment

by Daniel Evans.

News

Korean War veterans honored Saturday by Ajin USA and Wooshin USA

Eleven Chambers County veterans who served in the U.S. Armed Forces during the Korean War were honored in a Saturday ceremony at Saugahatchee Country Club. Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

Opinion

Our View: Best of luck getting back in business

Starting a business at any time is tough. It requires several hours away from family, a strong work ethic and a desire to be successful. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Opinion

Tures: Why the US Women’s National Team deserves equal pay

I can still remember that moment, as a little kid in El Paso, Texas. We took the field against our opponents, the Red Raiders, a team ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Opinion

Filush-Glaze: The light we lost

Have you ever felt like you were walking through life in the dark or have been surrounded by shadows? Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Dadeville Dixie Majors headed to World Series

The Dadeville Dixie Youth Majors All-Star team put its motto “Fearless” to use in the state tournament to secure the championship and advance the team ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Valley High set to host soccer camp on July 17

VALLEY — The Valley High School soccer program is hosting its second annual youth summer camp on the morning of July 17. Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

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West Point ready to host state baseball tournament

WEST POINT — West Point gets the chance to show off its facilities this upcoming week for this year’s baseball 14 and under state tournament. Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

News

County to resurface County Road 212

One of the roads providing access to West Point Lake in Lanett will see some work at the end of the month. Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

News

Whit’s Chic revives business in familiar location

Tucked away in the former mill village of Fairfax, a former business is giving it another go with hopes of providing a family-style atmosphere and ... Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

News

Lanett musician plays near home

Lanett native Roger Wheeler has finally done something he’s always wanted to do. He came back home to play before a live audience. Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

News

Fallen soldier Corey Spates memorialized

No eye was left untouched by tears Thursday morning during a ceremony honoring a local fallen solider. Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

News

Feds bring new sex crimes charges against singer R. Kelly

R. Kelly was arrested on federal charges that accuse him and members of his entourage of recruiting women and girls to engage in illegal sexual ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

Ladies Ministry learns about human trafficking

The Ladies Ministry of Lanett Church of the Nazarene met at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9 in the Tea Room of the church. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

New Orleans fears triple threat of storm surge, river, rain

When it comes to water, New Orleans faces three threats: the sea, the sky and the river. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

Family, law enforcement honor slain deputy at funeral

The police dispatcher’s voice filled the crowded corner of the cemetery, calling for a Georgia deputy’s response. Listeners Thursday knew the answer would never come. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Opinion

Brooks: When people walk aways from church

Apostasy isn’t a word my denomination uses much, probably because we don’t believe in it. Many evangelicals hold to the fifth tenet of John Calvin’s ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Opinion

Gendusa: A new America Sunday morning

Sunday morning began as usual with coffee brewing at 7 am, the paper waiting to be read, and the morning news streaming from the small ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Opinion

Several changes in area schools

Change can be exciting and terrifying at the same time, especially when the incoming change is unknown. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Opinion

Brady: How do you spell success?

In a back issue of “Guidepost” magazine, a retired business executive was once asked the secret of his success. He replied that it could be ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.