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Bradshaw-Chambers County Library set to tackle hunger

VALLEY — The staff of Bradshaw-Chambers County Library is encouraging Auburn and Alabama fans in the area to ... Read more | Add your comment

Tigers beat Harris County in thriller

It was a fight to the finish. Read more | Add your comment

Valley stops Greenville’s comeback attempt

VALLEY — The Valley Rams (2-2, 2-0) held off Greenville’s (2-2, 1-1) second-half comeback to win 20-14 on ... Read more | Add your comment

Rebels pull away from Cornerstone Christian

LaFAYETTE — The defending AISA Class A state champions were in control of Friday night’s contest against the ... Read more | Add your comment

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Gov. Ivey to visit Bradshaw-Chambers County Library

VALLEY — As part of her ongoing Bicentennial Tour, Gov. Kay Ivey will make a visit to Bradshaw-Chambers County Library on Monday, Sept. 30. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Sheriff’s office launches internal investigation

VALLEY — The Chambers County Sheriff’s Department has launched an internal investigation to determine why nearby residents weren’t notified of a sex offender living in ... Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

Sports

Springwood falls to Edgewood Academy

ELMORE — The Springwood Wildcats (2-2, 0-1) fell to Edgewood 42-8 on Friday night. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Lanett stays unbeaten in blowout win

The Lanett Panthers improved to 4-0 on the season with a convincing 54-6 win over the Autaugaville Friday night.  Read more | Add your comment

by Ed Pugh.

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LaFayette rolls past Thorsby, remain undefeated in region play

LaFAYETTE — For the second week in a row, the LaFayette Bulldogs took advantage of big plays to build up a big lead heading into ... Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

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Beulah blows out Prattville Christian

PRATTVILLE — Beulah (3-1, 1-1) left Prattville Christian Academy with a convincing 60-6 win on Friday night.  Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

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Publix: Only officers should openly carry guns in its stores

If you're carrying a gun, the Publix supermarket chain doesn't want to see it. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Georgia port reopens 4 days after overturned ship closed it

A Georgia seaport that shut down when a cargo ship overturned while returning to sea was allowed to reopen Thursday after the Coast Guard agreed ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Troup County firefighters presented with Teamwork Award at awards banquet

Troup County Fire Department Fire Lieutenant Scott Hester and Firefighter William Culpepper were awarded the 2019 Teamwork Award, in conjunction with LaGrange Fire Department Firefighters, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Editorials

OUR VIEW: We need another greatest generation

There have been some gloomy front-page stories in The Valley Times-News this week of Patriot Day. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Point football looks to turn page with home opener

VALLEY — The Point University football team (0-2) is ready for Saturday’s home opener against NAIA No. 19 Southeastern University. Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

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Lanett City Schools adopts new budget

On Wednesday afternoon the Lanett City Board of Education held a second public hearing and approved a budget for the 2019-20 school year. Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

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Week 4: Let the games continue

There’s another full slate of local high school football this week in the Greater Valley Area. Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

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Identity released of man found dead near substation in Valley

VALLEY — The identity of the man found dead near an Alabama Power warehouse Wednesday has been revealed, according to the Valley Police Department. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Chambers County Board of Education passes budget

The Chambers County Board of Education approved its operating budget for Fiscal Year 2020 Wednesday night with the expectation to bring in more than ... Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

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Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia makes 3 millionth vehicle in West Point

Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) reached another milestone Wednesday evening when the plant’s three millionth vehicle — a white 2020 Telluride SX Prestige — ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Riverview community has several events to look forward to the next few weeks

Do you hear what I hear? Oops. The feelings and hearings of events are really throwing a spotlight on activities for this season. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Valley Kiwanis Club hosts EAMC-Lanier rehabilitation unit

With National Rehabilitation Awareness Week taking place this month, the Kiwanis Club of Valley had an appropriate program Wednesday. Read more | Add your comment

by Wayne Clark.

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Lanett First United Methodist Church hosts supper for first responders

Lanett First United Methodist Church provided a covered dish supper Wednesday night to local first responders in appreciation of their ongoing service, protection, and support ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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David Anthony Pike pleads guilty in federal court; still faces murder charges in Chambers County from 1985

A man wanted in Chambers County for a 1985 murder pleaded guilty to federal charges Thursday in the U.S. District Court of the District of ... Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

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West Point Elementary School replaces media center carpet

The media center at West Point Elementary School is sporting a whole new look for the 2019-2020 school year. Interface, one of the school’s Partners ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Bass Nation fishing tournament brings tourism to West Point Lake

Troup County accommodated hundreds of anglers at Pyne Road Park throughout the weekend as a result of the Georgia Bass Nation High School Fishing Tournament, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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UPDATE: Lanett man arrested for failing to pull over for police and running into woods

A Lanett man was arrested Wednesday by the Lanett Police Department for failing to pull over for police on Tuesday, according to the Chambers County ... Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

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Lanett man arrested for failing to pull over for police

A Lanett man was arrested Wednesday by the Lanett Police Department for failing to pull over for police on Tuesday, according to the Chambers County ... Read more | Add your comment

by Dustin Duncan.

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Georgia universities, exempt from Kemp cuts, seek more money

ATLANTA — Georgia’s public universities could see overall state funding increase next year, despite guidance from Gov. Brian Kemp to trim budgets this year and ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Sports

Beulah volleyball remains undefeated

LaGRANGE — The Beulah varsity volleyball team (4-0) defeated LaGrange 3 -1 on Wednesday night with the scores of 22-25,26-24,26-24,25-18. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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7A Central defeats 1A Lanett volleyball in four sets

LANETT — The Lanett varsity volleyball team (0-3) lost to Central High School 9-25, 27-25, 7-25, 4-25 on Wednesday evening. Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.

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Point men’s soccer draws with Dalton

WEST POINT — The Point University men’s soccer team (1-2-1) finished Wednesday evening’s game against Dalton State with a 2-2 draw. Read more | Add your comment

by Rashad Milligan.