Opelika Train Crash

Check out this Video by Hunter Price, the incident happened near his back yard

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Opelika woman dies when crushed by machine

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By Alton Mitchell A 20-year-old Opelika woman was killed over the weekend in a tragic accident at a Chambers County manufacturer. Regina Elsea worked as a machine operator at Ajin USA in Cusseta, AL. A maintenance issue with her machine on Saturday is believed to be what lead to the young woman being critically injured […]

Herrington named top ambassador

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On June 7, 2016, the Jr. Ambassadors for the Greater Valley Area Chamber of Commerce had their end of the year banquet at Johnny’s Pizza. In recognition of the Jr. Ambassadors hard work and dedication to the program, each Jr. Ambassador was awarded a certificate of completion. Each year the Greater Valley Area Chamber of […]

Missing woman found alive in Lee County ditch

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By Alton Mitchell A woman missing for several days from Eufaula, AL was located alive in a Lee County ditch over the weekend. The woman who was last seen last Tuesday leaving her job at the nearby Kia auto plant in West Point, Ga was located by a passing pedestrian in a ditch. Keyanna Dennis […]

Sports

Lady JV Bulldogs Attend Camp at ASU

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By Donnell Suggs Twitter: @lsunnews lafayettesun.com/sports LaFayette High School JV girls basketball coach Kimberly Maddox and the Lady Bulldogs participated in the Freda Freeman-Jackson Division 1 girl’s basketball camp on the campus of Alabama State University in Montgomery last week. Coach Maddox believes her team is much better for having done so, “I think they […]

All things Auburn and Alabama Well Represented At The College Football Hall of Fame

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By Donnell SuggsTwitter: @lsunnews lafayettesun.com/sports The College Football Hall of Fame, located in the heart of downtown Atlanta is a must-see for fans of the great game. On a recent visit I was pleased to see how well Auburn University and the University of Alabama was represented throughout. From the helmet wall when you first […]

The Finley Way Has Always Been The Right Way

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By Donnell Suggs Twitter: @lsunnews lafayettesun.com/sports A couple of days before Father’s Day former LaFayette High School and University of Alabama at Birmingham guard Mo Finley was busy doing what he loves to do most these days: teaching the game of basketball. Founder and CEO of One Finley Way Sports Consulting, Finley was conducting a […]

School

LHS Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

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th Quarter All A’s Honor Roll 12th Grade Shandrea Story 11th Grade Lajavier Bryant Aeriah Bullard Semaj Kirk 10th Grade Breanna Howell Jequantae Zachery 9th Grade Nicholas Fell Mekevion Shealey Markevious Tolbert 4th Quarter All A/B Honor Roll 12th Grade Sabrina Allison Jasmine Crook Takeo Higgins Thomas Keel Antarvious Kirk Erical Johnson Isaiah Prather Dondi […]

Local News

Mosquito spraying to begin soon

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By Alton Mitchell Summer officially kicked off on Monday June 20th. Despite many would argue that the summer season crept in LaFayette several weeks ago when temperatures began to break the ninety degree mark once again. With all the signs of summer coming into play early there is another side of summer that has begun […]

Columns

Keep Smilin – This week Hennon King

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By Charlotte Blasingame There are very few people in Chambers County who haven’t done business with Hennon King. This week he is the subject of our weekly profile, Keep Smilin. Hennon King was born June 14, 1941 in Trion, Georgia to chicken farmers, Curtis and Nellie King. After graduating from Sylvania High School in Sylvania, […]

Presidential Trivia Series

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You’re Some Body

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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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