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BILL KING: The Evolution of Water

By: Bill King, Pastor at Lanier Baptist Church in Lanett   Have you ever had the privilege of ...

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YARBROUGH COLUMN: What do Bulgarians Know About the South?

By: Dick Yarbrough, Georgia Humor Columnist The things one learns while doing the kind of deep-dive research required ...

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West Point Chief talks department overcoming challenges

WEST POINT — Kevin Carter was the guest speaker at last Thursday’s meeting of the West Point Rotary ...

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A crowning achievement: First ever Miss LaFayette Main Street crowned at inaugural pageant

The first annual Miss LaFayette Mainstreet took place on Saturday in a full auditorium. The pageant had 44 ...

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Back-to-school holiday tax exemption is back for Chambers County

Chambers County will be participating in the 2024 Back-to-School Holiday Tax, a sales tax holiday that begins the ...

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UPDATE: GVACC Uniform Swap location changed

The uniform swap hosted by the Greater Valley Area Chamber of Commerce will now be held in the ...

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Former Chambers Academy star looks to take control of Point’s quarterback room

When Point University moved to West Point it became a hot spot for athletes in Chambers County. Several ...

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Gazebo dedication held at Handy Cemetery

LaFAYETTE — The Essie J. Handy Memorial Cemetery has been a special place in LaFayette for a long ...

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Local ministry headed to Olympics to evangelize

Members of the International Sports Chaplains Ministry will be making their sojourn to the Summer Olympics in Paris ...

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Valley council to sell properties to businesses

VALLEY — Meeting on Thursday evening, the Valley City Council sold property and approved funding for a youth ...

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Future healthcare scholars: Valley High student attends summer program at UA

Healthcare professionals are an important part of any community but especially in rural towns where access is scarce. ...

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Panthers battle in 7-on-7 tournament in Opelika

The Panthers hit the road for one of the last times this offseason as Lanett traveled to Opelika ...

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ACOM gives update on cabling and security project

Representatives from Acom presented an update on the progress of the cabling and security project at the courthouse ...

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National Day of Prayer Returns for a 23rd year

  Diane Perry, the city of LaFayette’s Assistant clerk, announced the 23rd Day of Prayer at the Monday ...

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Commission looks at options for County employee benefits

After being asked to look at options for cost-effective county employee benefits, Chambers County Highway Department head Josh ...

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Extension Office puts on watermelon/cucurbit meetings

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is teaching three watermelon/cucurbit meetings in East Alabama. Cucurbit crops are the vining ...

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Where Oakfuskee Conservation Center gets its name

WEST POINT LAKE — The Oakfuskee Conservation Center is in its first year of operation in Troup County’s ...

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Commission approves abatements, discusses opioid settlement

The Chambers County Commission discussed tax abatements, legal settlements and road crossings at its Monday meeting.  Ansley Emfinger ...

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TCSS Employee arrested

LaGrange, GA., July 10, 2024 — The Troup County School System is aware of a current employee assigned ...

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Shamar Patterson looks to have breakout season for the Panthers

Every year high school football coaches look for players to step up and play beyond what they have ...