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Valley Haven School hosts Christmas lunch for supporters

Valley Haven School hosted its annual Christmas lunch in the school’s cafeteria on Friday. Read more | Add your comment

Valley girls hold on against LaFayette

With seconds left in the game, the Valley girls team had a chance to seal the game against ... Read more | Add your comment

Road Warriors: LaFayette boys use fourth quarter run to blowout rival Valley 76-50

Starting the second half, the game looked all but over. LaFayette led Valley by almost 20 and looked ... Read more | Add your comment

Police share tips for safe holiday shopping

Including Saturday, there are 12 days until Christmas.  Read more | Add your comment

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West Point residents help provide holiday gifts for children

The Salvation Army Angel Tree Program, in conjunction with the city of West Point, will provide several families with presents they may not have had. Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

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Holiday events in Valley canceled due to low participation

Annual Chambers County holiday events have been canceled for this weekend due to low participation, according to Valley Parks and Recreation Director Laurie Blount. Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

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Chambley drops out of superintendent race with plans to re-enter as Independent

The Chambers County Superintendent race is looking a bit different as of Friday afternoon as two of the candidates will not appear on the primary ... Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

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OUR VIEW: Stepping forward to the future

The dedication of a 50-kilowatt solar project Wednesday afternoon is a big step in the right direction for the City of Lanett. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Beware of holiday scams

The holiday season is here, and that presents plenty of opportunities for scammers to spoil celebrations for those in the Greater Valley Area.  A few ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Girl Scouts coming after the holidays

VALLEY —What’s something we can count on seeing in the Valley once Christmas has passed? The answer is: Girl Scout cookie sales. This year’s local ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

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Greenpower USA hosts racing event at Long Cane Middle School

Earlier this year, a Greenpower USA race was held in Georgia for the first time, and the event that was contested at LaGrange College was ... Read more | Add your comment

by Donna Williams.

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Annual Valley Wide parade celebration continues despite cold and rainy conditions

Rain did not hold back the Valleywide Christmas Parade Thursday night.  Read more | Add your comment

by Donna Williams.

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OUR VIEW: Stepping Up positive for Chambers County

Over the last few months, we’ve written a lot about Chambers County’s Stepping Up Initiative to Reduce the Number of People with Mental Illnesses in ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Bradshaw-Chambers County Library hosts author’s day

Tuesday was Author’s Day at Bradshaw-Chambers County Library. It was a chance of library visitors to meet published authors with local connections, talk to them ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

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Lanett, AMEA dedicates solar research project

With the flip of a handle Wednesday afternoon, the AMEA/City of Lanett Solar Research Project became tied in with the city’s power distribution system. What ... Read more | Add your comment

by Daniel Evans.

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Journey begins for Story this week

Lanett’s Kristian Story took his official visit to Alabama on Saturday, and he’s expected to sign with the Crimson Tide in less than a week. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Cody Estremera.

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A living legend: Rev. Carter honored by Lanett after 11 years of coaching

Lanett— After working in Chambers County for almost 30 years as a teacher and coach, Lanett High School immortalized the Rev. Richard Carter on Wednesday, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Cody Estremera.

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TCSS host town hall on senior taxes

The Troup County School System held a town hall meeting on Monday night at Gardner Newman Middle School, giving the community a chance to ask ... Read more | Add your comment

by Daniel Evans.

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EAMC urges residents to take precautions against ‘widespread’ flu

The flu is still going strong in East Alabama, according to the East Alabama Medical Center, prompting the medical provider to restrict visitors to its ... Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

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OUR VIEW: Santa Claus is coming to town

The annual Valleywide Christmas Parade is Thursday beginning at 6 p.m., following its familiar route. Starting in the Bluffton Funeral Home parking lot and winding ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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West Point City Council approved 2020 operating budget

The West Point City Council unanimously approved its 2020 budget during a brief business meeting Monday night. Read more | Add your comment

by Donna Williams.

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New Horizon Theatre to present ‘Closed for the Holiday’ this weekend

In New Horizon Theater’s latest comedy, ‘Closed for the Holidays,” a drama class is going home to Tampa when they get stranded by snow and ... Read more | Add your comment

by Donna Williams.

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Second quarter leads Valley girls to win

VALLEY— After starting off slow against Harris County 24 hours earlier, the Valley varsity girls team came out fast in Tuesday’s 54-36 win against Bullock ... Read more | Add your comment

by Cody Estremera.

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West Point Fine Arts to display student art in downtown

The front glass of the old Craftmaster building in downtown West Point will be filled with art designed by local elementary school artists until the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

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Big games for Hutchinson, Trammell lead Valley past Bullock County 72-54

VALLEY–After struggling against the full-court press on Monday, the Valley boys (2-1) scored early and often against Bullock County, defeating the Hornets on Tuesday 72-54. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Cody Estremera.

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Alabama-Georgia Auxiliary lights the Tree of Lights for annual fundraiser

The Alabama-Georgia Hospital Auxiliary’s Tree of Lights was lifted for the first time in 2019 on Tuesday morning. Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

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Two LaGrange residents charged with four counts of deprivation to a minor and animal cruelty

On Friday, Troup County Sheriff’s Office arrested two parents on four counts of deprivation to a minor and animal cruelty. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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OUR VIEW: Lanett deserves its own parade

The Lanett Panthers varsity football team had a fantastic season that is worth individual recognition. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Masonic Lodge members gift fruit baskets to widows of former members

On Saturday morning, members of Masonic lodges No. 516 in Valley and No. 656 in Lanett joined together in their annual widow’s basket program. Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

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Kristian Story named Gatorade Alabama Football Player of the Year

One day after claiming his second state championship, Lanett quarterback Kristian Story was named the Gatorade Alabama Football Player of the Year. He was the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Valley girls downed at home by Harris County

Free throws were the issue for the Valley girls’ team in its 51-34 loss to Harris County High School on Monday. “When you miss free ... Read more | Add your comment

by Cody Estremera.

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Junior ambassadors learn CPR training

A total of 19 junior ambassadors with the Greater Valley Area Chamber of Commerce underwent training in basic life support Saturday morning at the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.