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Sheriff Lockhart’s statement

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In an effort to be as transparent as possible, I felt obligated to respond to some concerns that have been brought to my attention. I do hate the fact that we have to spend money on the county detention facility, but there are conditions that have to be addressed and corrected. First, I would like […]

Resident complains about CR 158 woes

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By Alton Mitchell Monday evening’s Chambers County Commission meeting was no different than any other. Following the invocation and pledge by commission members and those in attendance the floor of the meeting was opened to public comments from citizens. One Chambers County stepped forward and brought up a pressing issue before members of council concerning […]

Missing teenager found in Georgia

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An 11-year-old Tallapoosa County girl, who went missing Sunday morning, has been found in Georgia. The Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Department says Victoria Skye Smith was found in Walker County, GA by a sheriff’s deputy. Smith was given a ride to Walker County but who gave her the ride and why remains under investigation. “She is […]

Sports

Alumni games pit Bulldogs against Russell, Valley, Lanett

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By Pamela Holloway Correspondent On Saturday, July 15, 2017, One Finley Way Sports hosted the Annual LaFayette High School Alumni Game. The game has been an annual event for the city of LaFayette for a few years now. It’s the first annual alumni event of the year and it leads up to the annual Homecoming […]

CA cheerleaders score big at summer camp

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By Ashley Oliver Correspondent The Chambers Academy Varsity and JV cheerleaders spent the week at Huntington College participating in the AISA UCA cheer camp. Under the direction of cheer sponsors, Jennifer Allen and Emily Milford, both squads competed in the medium squad divisions for team awards and individual awards. The Varsity squad won 3rd place in […]

Bulldogs host 7 on 7, linemen camp

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By Pamela Holloway Correspondent The Bulldogs look to have another good season in the upcoming year. The Dogs have been hard at work this summer with workouts and drills. Coach Lucas and the LaFayette coaching staff are working hard to create an atmosphere for success, that produces a winning mindset for the players. Coach James […]

School

CA cheerleaders prepare for cheer camp

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By: Ashley Oliver- Correspondent The 2017-2018 Chambers Academy Cheerleaders are gearing up for one of the most important activities of the season, cheer camp. Camp is where they learn new cheer routines, compete against other squads and individually compete for special awards. Chambers Academy cheerleaders will be attending the AISA UCA camp at Huntington College […]

Local News

Sledge accused of fund fraud

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A judge has removed Roland Sledge, Chambers County attorney with the District Attorney’s Office, as the conservator for an underage client, after allegations he may have mismanaged funds. Chambers County Circuit Court documents indicate the fund was managed by Sledge, an attorney who also worked as an assistant DA for Chambers County. Sledge was appointed […]

Columns

Addiction to coffee is a good thing

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By Mike Wilcox, Publisher There are few things in this world I like better than a good mug of coffee. For nearly 40 years it has partnered with me as I awake in the morning. It is there as I brush my teeth, turn on the TV news and feed my dogs. It accompanies me […]

These hands of mine

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One Day at a Time

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We don’t have the beef

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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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