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Point volleyball increases winning streak to 12 games

WEST POINT — The Point University volleyball team (16-7, 12-1) defeated Tennessee Wesleyan on Saturday afternoon 25-20, 21-25, ... Read more | Add your comment

Herston named to Alabama Leadership Initiative 2019-2020 class

A local organizational leader has been named to a statewide program to invoke positive change. Read more | Add your comment

West Point Council to vote on revolving loan fund request

It’s still unclear if a candidate for West Point City Council will be approved to receive funding from ... Read more | Add your comment

Valley City Council mulls over ordinance to limit firing guns inside the city

The Valley City Council held the first reading of a firearms ordinance Thursday night and could approve it ... Read more | Add your comment

Editorials

OUR VIEW: Know your candidates

It’s already time to head back to the ballot box to determine local leaders in every city in Troup County. Early voting starts on Monday ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Troup County discusses financial impact of using fuel cards

For years, any Troup County vehicle that needed fuel had to drive to Hamilton Road, and county officials were forced to rely on an ink ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Valley City Council approves pay raise for next Valley mayor and council

On Thursday evening, the Valley City Council held a second reading and approved an ordinance increasing the pay for the mayor and members of the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

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Fredonia Community House turns 100 years old

If buildings could smile, the Fredonia Community House would beam at the celebration in its honor slated for Sunday. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Sports

Beulah falls to region opponent St. James

MONTGOMERY — The Beulah Bobcats (3-4, 1-4) lost on the road to St. James (6-1, 4-1) 42-14 on Friday night. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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LaFayette loses at 4A Alabama Christian

MONTGOMERY — The LaFayette Bulldogs (3-4, 3-1) fell to 4A Alabama Christian Academy 14-7 on Friday night. Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

Sports

Springwood returns to win column at Calvary

COLUMBUS — After suffering through five consecutive loses, Springwood School (3-5, 0-2) got back to its winning ways on Friday night with a 28-21 win ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Chambers rolls over Pickens

CARROLLTON — The AISA No. 2-ranked Chambers Academy Rebels (8-0, 3-0) cruised to a 58-7 victory over Pickens Academy (2-5, 2-1) on Friday night. Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

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Lanett defense smothers Loachapoka in dominant region win

LOACHAPOKA — The 1A No. 3-ranked Lanett Panthers (7-0, 4-0) defense lived up to is hype in Friday night’s 42-0 win over Loachapoka (2-6, 1-4). Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

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Ballots for West Point, Troup County elections available Oct. 14

Anyone wanting to get a jumpstart on voting will have the opportunity starting Monday, according to Troup County Election Supervisor Andy Harper.  Read more | Add your comment

by Donna Williams.

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Local teams spend week on the road as regular season winds down

Five teams from the Greater Valley Area are away will spend tonight away from home, while Valley and Troup County have the week off. Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

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District Governor visits West Point Rotary Club

The West Point Rotary Club is approaching a milestone anniversary. Having been chartered in May 1920, it will be 100 years old next spring. Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

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National Night Out in LaGrange brings community together

National Night Out on Tuesday was a chance for residents to meet law enforcement and featured flashing lights, lovable characters and fun activities. Read more | Add your comment

by Donna Williams.

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Valley Kiwanis Club plans for Farm-City Week

Planning for Chambers County’s 2019 Farm-City Week observance kicked off Wednesday with a luncheon with members of the Kiwanis Club of Valley.  Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

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Georgia and Alabama issue health advisory about vaping

The Georgia Department of Public Health has issued a public health advisory on the risk of vaping and using e-cigarettes, following the confirmation of Georgia’s ... Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

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Panthers closing in on Valley 7-and-8-year-old championship

VALLEY — The Panthers improved to 7-1 on the season after defeating the Cowboys in Valley’s 34-14 on Thursday night. With a win next Monday ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

Editorials

OUR VIEW: Domestic violence affects millions

Domestic Violence Awareness Month does not have the cultural appeal that Breast Cancer Awareness does. While both are held during October, the pink ribbons for ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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J.P. Powell Middle School hosts open house

The third in a series of open house events conducted by the Chambers County School District was hosted Wednesday by the staff, faculty and students ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Alpha Delta Kappa hosts fashion show to raise money for educators

The local Georgia Beta Iota chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa, an international sorority for female educators, hosted a faux pas fashion show Tuesday to raise ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Masters Games hands out awards to winners

A 7 p.m. EDT dinner inside Valley Community Center’s Community Room marked the conclusion of three days of fun and games on the part of ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

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Chambers County to relocate three polling places

The Chambers County Commission voted to close three polling places Monday ahead of the 2020 general election. Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

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Local veterans plan Veterans Day programming

At their monthly meeting on Tuesday, American Legion Post 67 welcomed two new members and made plans for this year’s Veterans Day program at 11 ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

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Skyhawks defeat Columbia, look to climb back in postseason picture

WEST POINT — Members of the Point University women’s soccer team (5-7-1, 3-5-1) hope that Wednesday afternoon’s 5-1 win over Columbia was the victory the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

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Waffle House robbed Wednesday morning

The Valley Police Department is searching for a man who allegedly robbed the Waffle House in Valley Wednesday morning. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Suspect charged with attempted murder second time in five months

A Lanett man has been charged with attempted murder for the second time in five months by the Lanett Police Department. Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

Editorials

OUR VIEW: National SIDS awareness month

There’s rightfully a lot of focus this month on Breast Cancer Awareness and other awareness days, but there’s one you might not know about in ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Chambers Academy moves up in latest prep poll

For the second-consecutive week, a team from the Greater Valley Area has moved up in the Alabama Sports Writers Association (ASWA) prep poll rankings. Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

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Valley Lions Club to host Chickenque

The Valley Lions Club will have its annual chickencue fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 19, at Bob Harding-Shawmut Elementary School in Valley. Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.