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Demolition begins on Courthouse Square buildings

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Some much anticipated renovations and clean up is finally taken place on the La Fayette courthouse square. Two abandoned buildings on LaFayette St. have been an eye sore for the town for quite some time and are finally getting some atten – tion. The original drug store face on one of the build – ings […]

Tornado tears 6 mile path across Opelika

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Weather around east Alabama got a little bumpy on Saturday evening as several strong to severe thunderstorms rocked the area. High winds, hail, and downpours were reported in Chambers, Lee, and Rus – sell Counties. Areas of Lee County most near the city of Opelika took the brunt of the storm where the Na – […]

Wood declared Republican state rep. nominee

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A winner has finally been declared in the State House District 38 Republican run-off election held last Tuesday. Debbie Hamby Wood was named the winner after provisional ballots were counted in both Chambers and Lee County Tuesday afternoon. She will now face her Democratic opponent in the November general election. Wood and Todd Rauch faught […]

Sixty plus participate in youth basketball camp

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The City of Lafayette’s annual summer basketball camp has been a great turn out thus far this summer. The program is being held at the Lafayette High School Gym. Lafayette Head bas- ketball coach Obadiah Threadgill leads the an- nual free basketball camp that is sponsor by the City of Lafayette recreation program. The program […]

Chambers squads to compete at summer camp

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The Chambers Acad- emy Varsity and JV squads will be traveling to Huntingdon College Monday July 9 th through Thursday July 12 th for their annual AISA Camp. The girls have been practicing all summer to prepare to better themselves for camp and the upcoming season. This year, both squads will be Coached by Emily […]

Section B July 11, 2018 Sports Bulldogs beat up on local rivals at camp

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Lafayette Bulldog Basketball team has had a very busy month of June with all the different Play date games and basketball camps. The Bulldogs of course with a very busy sum- mer didn’t have all their 2018-2019 Basketball team players to play in the dif- ferent games, but they still manage to pull off some […]

Inside the Statehouse By Steve Flowers

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Well folks, if you vote in the Republican primary you may want to go back to the polls next week and finish selecting the GOP nominees for several important state offices. If you are a Democrat the only reason you will need to vote on Tuesday is if you have a runoff in a lo- […]

Mike’s Musing

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Fake News Still Influences Facebook Despite Mark Zucker – berg’s attempts to limit fake news on Facebook, my timeline continues to offer up news stories that are more false than true. Here’s an example of what I documented on my timeline in the last 24 hours: -THIEVES TRY TO SIPHON GAS FROM AN RV, BUT […]

Story time attendees enjoy ice cream for breakfast

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Who says you cant have ICE CREAM for breakfast???? Well. that’s what kids were asking on Mon- day morning around 9:30 am, when the Lafayette Library summer program had their StoryTime on the Go at Jack’s Restau- rant here in Lafayette Al. Mrs. Rachel from the LaFayette Library enjoyed reading the book Curious George and […]

County manager earns new title

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Chambers County Manager Regina Cham- bers is well known throughout Chambers County. County Man- ager Chambers has big shoes to fill across the county and does a won- derful job at keeping the elements and logistics of Chambers County functioning as County Manager. On Monday, she was recognized by members of the Cham- bers County […]