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Police seek whereabouts of missing Waverly teen

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The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help locating a juvenile run- away who’s been missing since December 1st. The Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a Juvenile Runaway and are trying to locate Bobby Greathouse (15) of Waverly, Alabama. Bobby Greathouse was last seen in the 100 Block of Lee […]

Local flu epidemic has EAMC restricting hospital visitors

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With influenza and influenza-like illnesses on the rise throughout much of the state—including locally —East Alabama Medical Center officials have made the decision to put visitor restrictions in place at both EAMC and EAMC-Lanier. Effective Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018, visitors to either hospital are asked to follow these guidelines: Anyone displaying flu-like symptoms should not […]

Ribbon cutting held at Old Town Cafe

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Last Friday, a large crowd gathered as the Greater Valley Area hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Old Town Café, lo- cated at 301 9th Ave. SW on the corner of U.S. 431 and Highway 50. Owners Bobbie and Nathaniel Henderson are ready to serve up their family style southern home cooking to residents of […]

Sports

Bulldogs capture holiday tourney, remain unbeaten

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The LaFayette Bull- dogs invaded the Handley Holiday Tournament this past weekend in Roanoke, AL and walked away as champions of the tourna- ment. For the third time this year , the LaFayette Bull- dogs and the Valley Rams met up on the hardwood last Monday. This was ar guably the most competitive meet- ing […]

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 […]

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 […]

Local News

LHS’s students launched film festival

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The Lafayette High School graphic design department students, using time management, col- laboration, creativity, and design skills, work with their instructor to create their very own short films. When the projects are complete the students use their design skills to create tickets, advertising, and products to launch their very own short film festival. The 3rd […]

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

We Lost Some Great Leaders in 2018

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As is my custom at the close of the year, I like to memorialize great Alabam – ians who have appeared and lived legendary lives upon the stage of political history in the Heart of Dixie. This year we have had some real legends. I have expanded the geographical limits to outside of Ala- bama […]

Impatience is my middle name

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