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Opinion

Congrats to TCSS teacher of year finalists

Last week, administrators in the Troup County School System got to surprise teacher of the year finalists. Interim Superintendent Roy Nichols brought flowers into each ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Community effort needed to further education

Education is, and always will be, a hot-button issue in Chambers County and Troup County. We all want the best for our next generation, and ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Dealing with grief on Valentine’s Day

By now, unless you have been living under a rock, you have seen the commercials that depict “gifts of love” being purchased for loved ones ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

OUR VIEW: Commercial gave locals a chance to shine on big stage

Most children watching the Super Bowl dream of being on that big of a stage one day. While throwing the ball in the backyard, young ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Taking action on homes in the Valley

We’ve written several times already this year about dilapidated houses scattered throughout LaFayette. I want to be clear though, this issue isn’t contained to just ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Dustin Duncan.

Adaptability is key for productivity, The emphasis that local groups place on filling vacant seats is appreciated

As cliché as it is to say, the only truly constant that we face in life is change. People, places and organizations are constantly in ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Falling out of love with church

Though Alcatraz Island was originally a lighthouse for San Francisco Harbor, it’s better known as the most feared penal colony in American history. Inmates called ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Daniel Evans.

Snow in Alabama always an uncertainty

By the time you’re reading this in the paper, it’s likely any winter weather that impacted the area has already passed through Chambers County. Read more

3 weeks ago by Daniel Evans.

Some stories come home with us

As small-town journalists, we often find ourselves writing about several different topics each week and expected to know everything there is to know. It’s just ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Dustin Duncan.

Consistency is better for education

The Alabama State Department of Education released its report cards at the end of 2018, grading every public school in the state based on specific ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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