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Missing ring – a 12 year journey

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By Paul Richardson Janina Taylor sat in her father-in-law’s living room in Opelika recently with her two children watching, as she nervously opened a brown envelope. Inside was an object she had not seen in more than 12 years, her husband’s Opelika High School 2001 class ring. The ring is a gold band with his […]

A Rumble

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By Bill Frazer Spring has “sprung” and the motorcyclists are all enjoying good weather for their favorite recreation. I noticed that the local cyclists really came out in numbers to participate in the fund raising for Valley Haven. Do you know the definition of “A Rumble”? Yes, that is thunder in clouds that can be […]

Rodeo on tap for weekend

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By Alton Mitchell The Chambers County Sheriff’s Rodeo is set to return to LaFayette again next weekend. This year’s event marks the 21st year for the event that brings cowboys and cowgirls from across the region to the Chambers County Agricultural Park in LaFayette. The event that started in 1996 when Chambers County Sheriff Sid […]

Sports

Three Rebels selected to AISA All-Star team

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Story & Photo By Ashley Oliver Correspondent It’s been a few years since an athlete from the Chambers Academy baseball or softball team has been selected as an AISA All-Star. This year 3 players from CA were selected by the AISA Coaches Association to compete in the annual Junior-Senior All-Star games as part of the […]

Bulldogs tame Tallassee Tigers in spring scrimmage

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Story & Photos By Pamela Holloway Correspondent The Lafayette High School Bulldogs football team played their spring game last Thursday night. The Bulldogs hosted the Tallassee Tigers in a live scrimmage in which the Dogs won 19-7. The Bulldogs looked good as a team Thursday night, considering the Dogs lost several key players last season. […]

Chambers announces baseball, softball awards

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Photos by Ashley Oliver Related posts: Rebel baseball, softball teams expect to be better Chambers softball and baseball post big wins Fuller named Lady Rebels’ softball, basketball coach Chambers baseball and softball teams get first wins

School

JP Powell holds 1st prom

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John P. Powell Middle School hosted its first junior high prom on May 6. “A Night on the Nile” Egyptian them was the center of attention as parents, faculty, and family members entered to watch the lead-out of our students showcasing their beautiful attire. In attendance were students from grades 6-8. Our 2017 prom king […]

Local News

Band director suspended over “Gag Gift”

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By Alton Mitchell As the 2016-2017 school year winds to a close pranks and gags are something that are anticipated by exiting seniors at local high schools. One so called “gag gift” at a Chambers County high school has landed a teacher in the hot seat and on leave following what students thought would be […]

Columns

Mike’s Musings – Fake news destroying my profession

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By Mike Wilcox, Publisher I’ve struggled mightily this week with a topic for my column. You see I have been writing a column for nearly 30 years, and sometimes it is difficult to come up with a subject I haven’t already written about. I thought about throwing around some self-deprecating humor. I blame it on […]

Inside the Statehouse

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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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