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GVAAC triples space with new office

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The Greater Valley Area Chamber of Com- merce has moved their of- fices from Lanett to larger offices in Valley. The new location is at 2918 20th Avenue in the Chambers Square Shopping Center. The new space is three times the size of their previous location of 900 square feet. The new space will allow […]

Sears Hometown to close doors

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The Sears Hometown store in Valley has an- nounced its closure as of January 12. According to Michael Ezell, who owns the store with his wife Sarah, everything in the store will be liquidated for pennies on the dollar from now until the store closes. The Ezells bought the franchise in 2014. How- ever, the […]

LaFayette festival, Valley parade set for this weekend

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If the cooler tem- peratures have not been enough to get you in the holiday spirit two upcom- ing events in Chambers County will certainly get the holiday spirit going locally. The upcoming LaFayette Christmas Festival and the Christ- mas Parade are coming up fast. The two events are both free to the public the […]

Sports

Potts named new national logger president

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Newly-appointed U.S. Forest Service Chief Vicki Christiansen addressed the American Loggers Coun- cil (ALC) during its 24 nd Annual Meeting. The meeting, held Oct. 11-13, brought loggers, ALC sponsors and others from across the country to Seaside, Ore. for logging demonstrations, special events and industry dis- cussions. As custom, the annual meeting was held in […]

Bulldogs playoff bound after crushing Horseshoe Bend

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The LaFayette Bulldogs are playoff bound. On last Friday the night the Bulldogs se- cured a spot in the 2018 Alabama 2A Playoffs with a smashing of the Horseshoe Bend Gener- als. The Bulldogs domi – nated the Generals with a 35-6 win. Once again senior quarterback Jaelin McCurdy put together another stellar game with […]

Lady Rebels upend Meadowview to reach final four

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The Chambers Acad- emy Lady Rebels volley- ball team is headed to the final four for the second consecutive year. The ladies, put out in a nail biter by Autauga last year, are looking to win a first ever state championship in Varsity volleyball. The JV ladies won state less than 2 weeks ago. Could […]

School

Five Points Honor Roll

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All A’s: 1st Grade: Jeremy Huguley, Adrian Kyles)Savannah Luse, Nolen Tollison, Isabella Tucker, Navaeh·Ann Willis. A’s & B’s: 1ST Grade: Ethan Holloway. All A’s 2nd Grade: Keegan Craig, Sierra Harpelj Matthew Hull. A’s & B’s 2nd Grade: Payden Baker, Adam Bryan, Peyton Carter, TourinDavis, Payton Fields. All A’s 3’d Grade: Charles Gray, Skyler Luse, Ja’marion […]

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GVAAC triples space with new office

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The Greater Valley Area Chamber of Com- merce has moved their of- fices from Lanett to larger offices in Valley. The new location is at 2918 20th Avenue in the Chambers Square Shopping Center. The new space is three times the size of their previous location of 900 square feet. The new space will allow […]

Columns

Reflections

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God Really Cares How do you react when trouble comes? Do you become pes- simistic? Depressed? Are you difficult to be around because you lash out at oth- ers? Do you find yourself angry at God because things haven’t turned out as you hoped they would? Few people have dif- ficulty believing God cares for […]

Opinion

Impatience is my middle name

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Patience isn’t a virtue I possess. Strangely my father had the patience of Job. My mother, on the other hand had very little, and you can guess by now, who I followed. I am trying to be more patient but I’ve compiled a list of situations that still tick me off. Here it is: 1. […]