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Abney vs Frailey Headlines Tuesday’s Primary Election: Frailey, The Challenger

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By John C. West On Tuesday, March 3rd, Chambers County residents will be going to the ballot box to vote for the 2020 primary elections. Shannon Frailey, a well-known Chambers County Law Enforcement Officer and local business owner, will have his name on the ballot. He is running as a Republican for the office of […]

Abney, The Incumbent

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By John C. West On Tuesday March 3rd, residents of Chambers County will go to the polls for the 2020 primary runoff elections. Elizabeth Abney, the incumbent Revenue Commissioner, and a familiar face to many local residents, is seeking re-election in this position. She will be running as a republican against local law enforcement officer, […]

Congratulations to 2A Regional Champs

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The LaFayette High School Bulldogs made history with an undefeated regular season. Additionally they went to the state semi-finals before losing a single game. They were crowned 2A NorthEast Regional Champions .

Anniston officials say they aren’t ready to house coronavirus victims

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By Jody Stewart The decision by FEMA and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to bring coronavirus-afflicted passengers from the Diamond Princess cruise ship to Anniston this past weekend caught many Alabama officials by surprise. Anniston Mayor Jack Draper and Calhoun County Commissioner Tim Hodges held a press conference Saturday afternoon, and said […]

New VA office opens in court annex

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By Gator Kincaid Local Veterans received some good news on Thursday as the Greater Valley Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a grand opening/ribbon cutting from the new VA office from the Lanett Annex. “The Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs will assist local veterans in the community with the reopening of the VA office in Lanett […]

Commissioners vote to provide more money for jail

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By Gator Kincaid On Monday, Chambers County Commissioners held a called meeting from the courthouse in Lafayette as they discussed a variety of topics including improvements to the jail. Commissioners voted unanimously to accept a bid for bunks and tables for jail upgrades. In addition, the Commissioners passed a resolution to amend the Public Safety […]

Celebrating Black History

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2 LaFayette High School Students created a Periodic Table of Black History on the walls of LaFayette High. The Periodic Table was Created by Kaila Peterson & Nadya Heard. The table is list of African Americans names and their accolades of accomplishments.

A dog named Sue soon to become TV star

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By Jody Stewart An Alabama farm dog stole the hearts of canine lovers throughout the country during the American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) Farm Dog of the Year contest and will be showcased on RFDTV series Simply Southern show on March 11th. Sue, a blue heeler mixed-breed dog owned by Kim and Phil Slay of […]

Valley man arrested in Anniston on attempted murder

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On January 20th at approximately 12: 10 AM, officers of the Valley Police Department were assisting the Chambers County Drug Task Force with a search warrant and drug arrest on Lantuck Road. A uniformed officer was tasked with driving an impounded vehicle to the Task Force office and was on Lantuck Road near Hopewell Road […]

Speaker Uses Magic to Connect with Teachers, Students

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On Wednesday, February 12th, Chambers Academy hosted Mr. Jason Michaels as part of a staff development training program for our teachers. Mr. Michaels travelled from Nashville, TN to meet the entire CA staff for training in the school’s library. He is a native of Murfreesboro, TN and has studied as a magician for over twenty […]