Chris Heaney, Author at Valley Times-News


Parker’s Foods under new ownership after 55 years in business

On Wednesday, owner Al Parker confirmed that LaFayette staple grocery store, Parker’s Foods, is closing after 55 years of operation. Read more

by Chris Heaney, Wednesday, February 6, 2019 6:02 pm


Lyons to fill BOE vacancy

After interviewing candidates last week, the Chambers County Board of Education voted unanimously Wednesday night to appoint Candace Lyons to serve as the District 2 ... Read more

by Chris Heaney, Wednesday, February 6, 2019 5:58 pm


Commission supports gas tax increase

The Chambers County Commission has executed a resolution officially stating its support for an increase in Alabama’s gasoline and diesel fuel taxes to be used ... Read more

by Chris Heaney, Tuesday, February 5, 2019 5:47 pm


Locals enjoyed seeing West Point on big stage

WEST POINT — The big game Sunday night was not only the biggest night of the year for sports, it was also the biggest celebration ... Read more

by Chris Heaney, Tuesday, February 5, 2019 5:46 pm


A look at area college and career readiness, chronic absenteeism

In relation to the state as a whole, the Chambers County and Lanett City school districts scored below Alabama’s 71.46 in the former category, ... Read more

by Chris Heaney, Monday, February 4, 2019 6:49 pm


Lanett Schools respond to state report card

Echoing sentiments made by the Chambers County School Board, Lanett City School administrators have taken issue with the Alabama State Department of Education’s 2017-18 report ... Read more

by Chris Heaney, Friday, February 1, 2019 5:09 pm


LaFayette High spends Friday on high security

LaFayette High School is under heightened security Friday following a threat made toward two employees of the school. Read more

by Chris Heaney, Friday, February 1, 2019 10:43 am


County OKs funding for school supplies

Following up on its Reach the Teach Program started in 2017, the Chambers County Commission has allocated $15,885 in funding for local teachers in need ... Read more

by Chris Heaney, Thursday, January 31, 2019 6:01 pm


Chambers County Development Authority keeping 2018’s momentum in new year

Riding the wave of its industrial park announcements and the job numbers hike in 2017 and 2018, the Chambers County Development Authority expects to keep ... Read more

by Chris Heaney, Wednesday, January 30, 2019 7:30 pm


Chambers County seeking new bids for solid waste disposal

Captain Jason Fuller, code enforcement department head, was at the Chambers County Commission meeting Monday night to address the need for a contract renewal and ... Read more

by Chris Heaney, Tuesday, January 29, 2019 4:21 pm

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