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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.

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 […]

Humor – Buffalo Native word womprehension

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By Bill Frazer The other day I met one the neighborhood ladies from up the street and we talked about Hurricane Harvey relief for Texas and Louisiana. I mentioned that a group out at King Corner was loading up a truck with items such as water and canned food. This truckload of relief supplies was […]

EAMC, AU team up to outfit babies with blankets

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Autumns in this area revolve around the Tigers football schedule, but life goes on for mothers-to-be who are expecting the birth of a newborn. That’s why East Alabama Medical Center and Auburn Athletics have teamed up to outfit babies born during football season (September – November) with a commemorative blanket. The navy blue blankets sport […]

Commission selects ramp contractor

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By Alton Mitchell A project that began taking shape in mid-July picked up a little more steam on Monday night as the Chambers County Commission selected a contractor for part of a project in the works at the Shawmut and Langdale Boat Ramps in Valley. On July 17th, the Chambers County Commission agreed to pay […]

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 […]

Stewart selected to represent County as distinguished woman

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By Alton Mitchell Correspondent A Chambers County teen has been selected to represent the county in a big way at the state level. Ms. Sara Stewart was recognized on Monday for her accomplishments in being recognized as Chambers County Distinguished Young Woman by members of the county commission. Sara Stewart is a student at Lee-Scott […]

Dial asks senators to contribute

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State Senator Gerald Dial (R-Lineville) is leading an effort among Alabama’s State Senators to raise money for communities in Texas devastated by Hurricane Harvey. Dial is asking each of the thirty-five Senators to contribute at least $100 to the “Harvey Relief Fund,” which will be managed by Alabama Senate Secretary Pat Harris in Montgomery. “I […]