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Lively political races expected at local level

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By Alton Mitchell Correspondent In June residents around Chambers County will return to the polls to elect new representation in various positions during the primary elections. The qualify period for those candidates has ended and those who are seeking to have their names on the ballot are now in the process of putting their campaigns […]

Jackson spearheads street name change – Black History month

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As many people ride up and down Martin Luther King Jr Parkway in West Point, Ga., they probably don’t know that the name was changed not by a volunteer effort of the West Point City Council, but due to numerous requests from the West Point Voters League organization and countless Council visits that were made […]

Dr. Antoine Banks day proclaimed

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By Alton Mitchell Correspondent Some big names in the Chambers County community came out to speak highly of one LaFayette native on Monday evening. All the talk was only a predecessor to one February day being named in honor of one talented LaFayette man as February 17th is now proclaimed as Dr. Antoine J. Banks […]

Sports

Lady Bulldogs crowned 2A champs

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By Pamela Holloway Correspondent The Lady Dogs won their first area title in nine years on Friday night. The Lady Bulldogs defeated the Lanett Lady Panthers for the right to be called area champs. Coach Micheal Bratcher said, “It’s been a long time coming but it was all worth the wait.” Bratcher states that the team is playing […]

Bulldogs up 10, but can’t hang on, lose to arch-rivals

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By Pamela Holloway Correspondent In boys action, the Young Gunz of LaFayette High came out blazing.   The Bulldogs came out and gave the Panthers all they could handle and then some. The Dogs or Young Gunz as I call them, were running and gunning from the tip-off. The fast pace offense and pressure defense […]

Oh no, Lady Bulldogs bounced in sub-regionals

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By Pamela Holloway Correspondent The LaFayette Lady Bulldogs season came to a close on Monday night after The Sub-Regional Game against  Sand Rock. It was a hard fought battle on the hardwood but the Lady Bulldogs came up on short end of things. The Dogs fell short by just one point, that’s right one point and Sand […]

School

CTE students shadow employers for a day

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On February 8th, twenty-two Chambers County Career and Technical Education students got a taste of professional life through job shadowing a career field of interest. Students from LaFayette, Lanett and Valley High Schools participated in this year’s Job Shadow Day. The opportunity was open to juniors, and students were chosen to participate via an application […]

Local News

Man fatally shot in Opelika

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By Alton Mitchell Investigators in the city of Opelika are investigating the communities first homicide of 2018. An incident on Thursday evening turned deadly when a Tuskegee man was fatally shot on Edmon Avenue in the city of Opelika. However, as details emerge the shooting may prove to be justifable According to a release from […]

Columns

Mike’s Musings – Moon, Mars Citizen Missions Coming Soon

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Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor Back in the day when I lived on the Space Coast, we use to jump in our pontoon, cruise to near the launch point, and get a birds eye view of the latest and greatest rocket that left Cape Canaveral. Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral and the various industries that served NASA, […]

Opinion

Letter to Editor

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Dear Editor: As a member of this community and a supporter of the American Cancer Society Relay For Life movement, I’d like to share with you some changes that are being made to our local event. For many years, the Relay For Life of The Greater Valley Area has been a community fundraiser to support […]

Letter to the Editor

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Governors are a disgrace

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