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3-year old falls in restaurant grease pit, dies

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A preliminary investigation by Auburn Police Division determined that Sadie Grace Andrews, age 3, died as a result of falling into a grease trap in a grassy area near the restaurant drive-through on Saturday, October 14. Officers responded at about 12:45 p.m. and arrived as CPR was being performed on the child. APD Officers continued […]

LaFayette residents appear opposed to tax increase

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By Alton Mitchell Corespondent The LaFayette City Council held a special public hearing on last Tuesday evening. The purpose of the meeting was to get public input on the proposed sales tax increase the council members have been debating the past few months. As the meeting unfolded it showed residents are not entirely opposed to […]

Two rodeos on tap for LaFayette

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By Alton Mitchell Corespondent The next two weekends are set to bring big excitement to the Chambers County Agricultural Park in LaFayette. The next two weeks will bring two separate rodeo events to the arena and the city that will bring LaFayette to life in a grand cowboy style. According to Eddie Adams of the […]

Nate’s impact more significant than Irma

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By Alton Mitchell Corespondent Chambers County has seen its fair share of tropical systems over the past few weeks. As Hurricane Irma impacted the area it was predicted to be the worst storm to impact the area since 1995 when Hurricane Opal blasted east Alabama. However only weeks after Irma downed trees and knocked out […]

Gregory, Stewart retire from Sheriff Lockhart’s staff

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About 1 in 8 U.S. women (about 12%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. In 2015, an estimated 231,840 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the U.S., along with 60,290 new cases of non-invasive (in situ) breast cancer. About 2,350 new cases […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Together We Are Stronger Than Cancer

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Six common myths about breast cancer Chances are you’ve heard at least a few myths about what causes breast cancer or increases your breast cancer risk. A little myth-busting is in order so you can get your breast cancer facts straight. Myth No. 1: Underwire Bras Cause Breast Cancer “That’s absolutely untrue,” says breast surgical oncologist Kandace McGuire, […]

New taxidermy opens

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Lafayette has another business to open on this past Saturday. The Wall Hanger Taxidermist opened their door for service on Saturday morning. Owner Walter Lee Blackmon states that he is excited about his new location and to be able to offer his service to the City of Lafayette and surrounding areas. His grand opening date is set for Saturday November 18. […]

Fredonia seeks funding for Community House repair

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In an Oct. 10 meeting of Fredonia Town Council, representatives of Fredonia Heritage Association urged the local government to join in the appeal for funds to repair the historic Fredonia Community House. The association, in combination with Fredonia Community Club, recently received a $5,000 grant from Alabama Historical Commission. “We’re really grateful to have received […]

GVACC updates county commission

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By Alton Mitchell The Greater Valley Area Chamber of Commerce continues to see upward trends in the organization as Director Ashely Crane noted during the organizations quarterly report to members of the Chambers County Commission on Monday evening. Director Crane gave an overall short, but sweet summary of the organizations accomplishments over the term of […]

Mike’s Musings – Drug Companies, Doctors Must Do The Right Thing

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Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor Most of us have heard of the opioids epidemic, but many of us are at a loss when it comes time to determine how and who to blame for it. A 60 Minutes expose’ which aired last Sunday, puts the blame squarely on the drug distributors- namely the three largest- McKesson, AmerisouceBergen […]