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Annual Christmas Festival brightens courthouse square

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By Alton Mitchell Photos by Pamela Holloway The past weekend was one that brought an abundance of life to the Courthouse Square in downtown LaFaytte. Hundreds of residents from LaFayette and other areas of Chambers County descended on the square for the annual Christmas on the Square festival and the events offered this year proved […]

Lanett lights tree Monday

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By Alton Mitchell Correspondent Official and residents in the city of Lanett converged on the W.O. Lance Playground in Lanett on Monday evening. The purpose of the gathering was to hold the annual Christmas Tree lighting ceremony and holiday festival in Chambers County’s second largest city. The events on Monday evening kept the festival goers […]

Time to write Santa Claus

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Santa will be here soon! Don’t wait too long…..

Commission approves two grants for emergency service

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By Alton Mitchell Correspondent Chambers County’s emergency agencies are getting a financial boost in the form of grants and financial assistance from the Federal Government. The funds will be used for maintenance and upkeep of key components of emergency and rescue equipment in Chambers County. On Monday evening, Donnie Smith, Directory of Chambers County 911 […]

Commission honors Winston One of six 100-year-olds recognized

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By Alton Mitchell Correspondent The Chambers County Commission took time out of its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday evening to recognize a milestone in a Chambers County resident who recently celebrated her 100th birthday. The Chambers County Commission recognized the life of Mrs. Mamie Lou Vines Winston. Mrs. Winston celebrated her 100th birthday on November […]

Chambers unemployment shows slight uptick

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By Alton Mitchell Correspondent The Chambers County job market continues to show sign of positive progress despite a minor rise in unemployment numbers in the month of October, the county remains one of the lowest in the state and new projects in the county are set to increase employment opportunities in the county in the […]

Mike’s Musings – All She Wants For Christmas Is To Be Cancer Free

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Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor During this holiday season many of us will be looking for that large and expensive gift under the Christmas tree. We might be hoping for the new Xbox, shiny jewelry or even a new Buick in the driveway. Gifts are nice and make us happy for the moment, but at my age, […]

My Garden Of Life – All Dogs Go To Heaven

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By Jody Fuller Prior to being saved by the Lee County Humane Society, Cinderella lived in horrific conditions. She most likely lived her life either attached to a chain or in cramped quarters. Either way, she was enslaved. She had one purpose. She bred litter after litter of little pit bulls. She wasn’t trained. She […]

Inside the Statehouse 12-6-217

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By Steve Flowers The final vote for the remaining three years of Jeff Sessions six-year term in the U.S. Senate will be next Tuesday. The race is between Democrat Doug Jones and Republican Roy Moore. Jeff Sessions is probably sorry he left his safe Senate seat of 20-years to be at the Justice Department in […]

Reflections – Let’s Stop Playing The Blame Game

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By Roger Campbell Ministries When I visited a doctor to check on the cause of some worrisome symptoms, I asked this respected physician what I might have done to cause this condition. “We don’t play the blame game around here,” he replied. “We just find out what’s wrong and treat it.” Too many spend their […]