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Commission recognizes milestones

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By Alton Mitchell The Chambers County Commission functions like a well-crafted government machine. A series of smaller parts working together to keep things moving in the best interest for residents of Chambers County. This machine has a lot of back components that members of the public rarely see and one of those components has been […]

Walk to showcase Fredonia plants

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In keeping with the first year of Alabama’s three-year Bicentennial celebration, Fredonia Heritage Association is focusing on “place” for 2017. For the Bicentennial, “place” emphasizes the land. Fredonia Heritage will offer insight into what that place might have been before and during early settlement and development. On Sept. 30, well-known Alabama herbalist Darryl Patton will […]

Speed limit reduced on 278

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By Alton Mitchell An outcry for assistance by a group of residents from a small Chambers County community over the past several months did not fall on deaf ears, as members of the Chambers County Commission upheld their word and made a significant change to a roadway that residents saw as dangerous and a deathtrap […]

Sports

CA Senior Showcase

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Story & Photos by Ashley Oliver Correspondent The La Fayette Sun continues to recognize Chambers Academy Senior football players and cheerleaders in our latest edition. Matthew Keebler Matthew is the son of Wade and Donna Byslma and the late Jeff Keebler. He plays Fullback and Defensive End on the Rebels’ football team. To get hyped […]

LaFayette PeeWee teams fail to win

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Story & Photos by Pamela Holloway Correspondent The Lafayette Peewee Youth Football League had their 1st home game of the season this past weekend against Macon County Youth League. It was rough weekend for the Lafayette PeeWee. All four teams was shut out by Macon Co. The PeeWee League will travel to Reeltown this weekend. Related […]

White dismissed from Tigers

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Auburn backup quarterback Sean White, who was arrested on publication intoxication charges around 3 a.m. on Sunday, has been dismissed from the team, Coach Gus Malzahn announced on Monday. “Sean White is no longer a part of our football program at Auburn,” Malzahn said. “He has made poor decisions that are not in the best interest of our program, […]

School

Chambers homecoming court announced

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Chambers Academy announces it’s 2017 homecoming court.  Pictured from left to right are Sissie Ansbro- 9th grade princess candidate, Kayla Cross- 11th grade princess candidate, Kelsey Oliver- Senior Queen candidate, Jossie Daniel- Senior Queen Candidate, Olivia Williams- 10th grade princess candidate. Winners will be announced during halftime festivities Friday night on Torbert Field. Related posts: Chambers Academy homecoming queen Chambers […]

Local News

Accident causes traffic jam

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By Alton Mitchell Correspondent A rush hour crash near Valley on Monday evening resulted in a massive traffic jam that created gridlock along Chambers County’s main thoroughfare and backed up traffic into a neighboring County. Shortly before 5:00 p.m. central time on Monday a two-vehicle crash occurred near mile marker 70 on the northbound side […]

Columns

Mike’s Musings – Freedom of Information Challenged

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Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor When it comes to a lot of political positions I am straight up Libertarian. I simply feel there is too much government in our lives. I also feel that government in recent years, has taken away civil liberties that are basic rights for all citizens. One glaring example of this is the […]

Opinion

Letter to the Editor

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Dear Editor: First, let me thank you for the article about Joe Louis. I am deep into a research project about him for an article to be in theALABAMA HERITAGE magazine. Further research, I found that a 8th eighth child, Vuniesa was not a college professor; in fact, fairly recently the Michigan Legislature passed a […]

Governors are a disgrace

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Being sick (part 2)

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