Daniel Evans, Author at Valley Times-News


EVANS COLUMN: Moving on after a rewarding six years at the VTN

As an Alabama boy at heart, I was very excited to get the opportunity to work at the Valley Times-News starting in 2018. I’d moved ... Read more

by Daniel Evans, Tuesday, April 9, 2024 4:14 pm


Blinded by the Light: Springwood School hosts eclipse watch party

“It looks like the Cheshire cat,” said Springwood seventh grader Gemma Clevenger, looking up at the partial eclipse on Monday with her classmates.  The entire ... Read more

by Daniel Evans, Monday, April 8, 2024 6:35 pm


Troup NAACP education chair tells entire school board they should resign

Troup County NAACP Education Chair Glenn Dowell told the Troup County School Board Thursday night that they should all consider resigning. Dowell was the first ... Read more

by Daniel Evans, Saturday, March 23, 2024 9:00 am


TIKTOK ON THE CLOCK: 6 of 7 Alabama U.S. representatives voted to ban the social media platform

The U.S. House passed a bill Wednesday that would effectively ban the social media platform, TikTok, in the United States. Representative Drew Ferguson, who represents ... Read more

by Daniel Evans, Wednesday, March 13, 2024 6:50 pm


Lanett PD investigates two shootings on 23rd Street SW, one shot with ‘serious’ injuries

There were two shootings in two days, both on the same block in Lanett. On Jan. 28 at approximately 1:57 a.m. ET, Lanett Police Department ... Read more

by Daniel Evans, Tuesday, January 30, 2024 9:45 am


Forecast improves for Friday, but severe weather still possible in Chambers County

While Chambers County is still forecasted to have extreme weather and wind, the likelihood of tornados has decreased, according to the National Weather Services (NWS) ... Read more

by Daniel Evans, Thursday, January 11, 2024 2:25 pm


Chambers County School District goes virtual, Lanett closed for Friday with severe weather possible

The Chambers County School District is shifting to virtual school instruction for all students & staff for Friday, Jan. 12, according to a press release from ... Read more

by Daniel Evans, Thursday, January 11, 2024 1:55 pm


Coweta County deputy killed, hit by Lanett officer vehicle during high-speed chase pursuit

A multi-agency, high-speed chase on Interstate 85 Thursday morning resulted in the death of a Coweta County sheriff’s deputy after a Lanett Police Department officer ... Read more

by Daniel Evans, Thursday, January 4, 2024 2:33 pm


Two killed in West Point shooting

Two people were killed in West Point on Sunday, according to a press release from the West Point Police Department. On Sunday t approximately 8:15 ... Read more

by Daniel Evans, Monday, December 4, 2023 9:48 am


Troup student who brought gun to school didn’t go through metal detector

The Troup County School System said Tuesday that it’s re-evaluating its safety procedures after a student managed to bring a handgun and ammunition onto the ... Read more

by Daniel Evans, Thursday, November 30, 2023 9:00 am

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