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Boyette & Rice Modern day Bonnie & Clyde?

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Mary Rice is being held in a Florida jail on $500,000 bond while William Boyette fataly shot himself in the West Point Motel last Tuesday. William “Billy” Boyette and Mary Craig Rice, who were being hunted by police in Florida and Alabama, were surrounded Tuesday afternoon at the West Point Motel in Troup County, Georgia, […]

Grand Jury list 20 courthouse items that need repair

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By Alton Mitchell A Chambers County Grand Jury met for the Spring 2017 term last month. The Grand Jury returned a long list of criminal indictments as well as toured local facilities maintained by Chambers County including the Detention Facility and the County Courthouse. The Grand Jury compiled a list of recommended improvements to be […]

Council moves to purchase land for LaFayette Cemetery

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By Charlotte Blasingame This past Monday night LaFayette City Council met to discuss actions that needed to be taken care of in the near future. George Green, City of LaFayette Building, Cemetery, Street and Sanitation Inspector, brought attention to the board that Handy Cemetery located on B Street only has 250 spaces left. After talking […]

Sports

Bulldogs can’t hang on, drop championship game to Lanett

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By Pamela Holloway Correspondent The LaFayette Bulldogs faced off with area foe the Lanett Panthers on Friday February 10th for the area championship.   The Dogs and Panthers were tied at 1-1 on the season, with the area tournament to determine the who will host a home regional game and who will be on the […]

LaFayette’s Vines signs to play football in Brazil

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Many teams at the developmental football level promote the idea of getting players an opportunity to move up in their football careers, but not all teams actually get those results. The East Alabama Predators are among the group that does, as offensive utility player Jerquin “Joe” Vines recently signed to play for the Sorriso Hornets […]

Lady Bulldogs drop regional game to Ranburne, 68-40

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Story and Photos By Pamela Holloway Correspondent The LaFayette Lady Bulldogs traveled to Ranburne on Monday to face the Lady Bulldogs of Ranburne for a chance to go to Jacksonville State for the regional tournament.   The Lady Dogs gave a valiant effort but the Lady Bulldogs of Ranburne were too much for them, trouncing […]

School

Teachers attend forestry meeting

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LOCAL TEACHERS ATTENDING FOREST EDUCATION CLASS AT FARMERS FEDERATION BUILDING ON FEBRUARY 8 Pictured front row L. to R. are Christy Carter, April Haney, Lorraine Brown, Jessica Brewer, Yvonne Flanary, Jennifer Hollingsworth and David Hall. Back row L. to R. are Tonya Frank, Cantrece Nelson, Ken McMillan, Ken Ryals, Sandra Adkins, Allyson Matthews, Amy Brown, […]

Local News

Chamber to host weather seminar

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By Alton Mitchell Earlier this year the Greater Valley Area Chamber of Commerce announced that it had developed a series of monthly seminars to be held throughout the County. The second of 2017 is set to take place this Thursday at the Chambers County E911 center in Lanett and will focus on Severe Weather Awareness. […]

Columns

Mike’s Musings – Do I belong in an insane asylum

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By Mike Wilcox, Publisher Some days- one of those being yesterday, I feel like I belong in an insane asylum. It just seemed like I couldn’t do anything right. When I get that way I get angry. Sometimes I bang my head against the wall. Other times I simply yell at my dog. I wouldn’t […]

Dropping my first deer

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More Treasure Stories

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Round our Town

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Opinion

Appreciates Homecoming coverage

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Dear Editor Wilcox: Thank you so much for running the article about County Line’s Homecoming and the historic picture on the front page of The LaFayette Sun. We appreciate your generous allotment of space very much. We congratulate you on your community and state coverage, and we look forward to receiving the paper each week. […]

Governors are a disgrace

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Being sick (part 2)

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Hunting the Good Stuff

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