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Bulldogs capture holiday tourney, remain unbeaten

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The LaFayette Bull- dogs invaded the Handley Holiday Tournament this past weekend in Roanoke, AL and walked away as champions of the tourna- ment. For the third time this year , the LaFayette Bull- dogs and the Valley Rams met up on the hardwood last Monday. This was ar guably the most competitive meet- ing […]

LHS’s students launched film festival

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The Lafayette High School graphic design department students, using time management, col- laboration, creativity, and design skills, work with their instructor to create their very own short films. When the projects are complete the students use their design skills to create tickets, advertising, and products to launch their very own short film festival. The 3rd […]

We Lost Some Great Leaders in 2018

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As is my custom at the close of the year, I like to memorialize great Alabam – ians who have appeared and lived legendary lives upon the stage of political history in the Heart of Dixie. This year we have had some real legends. I have expanded the geographical limits to outside of Ala- bama […]

Life’s Lessons Summed Up In 200 Words

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The following is taken from an article in the Wall Street Journal that quotes Supreme Court Justice John Roberts in an address he gave to a 9th grade commencement class in the spring of 2017.He stated that most speakers would wish their audience nothing but good in the future, but that he would not do […]

Police seek whereabouts of missing Waverly teen

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The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help locating a juvenile run- away who’s been missing since December 1st. The Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a Juvenile Runaway and are trying to locate Bobby Greathouse (15) of Waverly, Alabama. Bobby Greathouse was last seen in the 100 Block of Lee […]

Thief sought in Capital City Bank robbery

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The West Point Police Department is request- ing assistance from the public in identifying and locating a suspect that was involved in an armed robbery that occurred on 12/21/2018 at the Capital City Bank at 10:02 AM in West Point, GA. The suspect entered into the bank and slid a note to the tellers demand- […]

Local flu epidemic has EAMC restricting hospital visitors

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With influenza and influenza-like illnesses on the rise throughout much of the state—including locally —East Alabama Medical Center officials have made the decision to put visitor restrictions in place at both EAMC and EAMC-Lanier. Effective Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018, visitors to either hospital are asked to follow these guidelines: Anyone displaying flu-like symptoms should not […]

Ribbon cutting held at Old Town Cafe

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Last Friday, a large crowd gathered as the Greater Valley Area hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Old Town Café, lo- cated at 301 9th Ave. SW on the corner of U.S. 431 and Highway 50. Owners Bobbie and Nathaniel Henderson are ready to serve up their family style southern home cooking to residents of […]

Pitts retires as Chambers Schools CFO

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The Chambers County School District hosted a reception Wednesday in honor of retiring Chief Financial Officer Cathy Gregory Pitts, who has served the district con- tinuously for the past 25 years. A native of Chambers County, Pitts graduated Valley High School as Valedictorian in 1977 before attending Southern Union State Community College. It was during […]

Three candidates qualify for City Council seat

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The special election to fill the city council seat for District B is drawing closer and closer. Ahead of the February election officials with the city of LaFayette have announced that three candidates have submitted their statement of candi- dacy to fill the seat left vacant earlier this summer. According to LaFay- ette City Clerk […]