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Rain expected every day through January 3rd

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Baby, it’s raining outside. So we all will be able to say for the next everal days as rain is in the forecast every day through January 3. Weather experts are predicting five to ten inches during that time span, which will make 2018 one of the wet- test year’s on record for this area. […]

LaFayette police apprehend three men accused of apartment armed robbery

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On Wednesday De- cember 12. 2018 around 5:30pm the LaFayette Po- lice Department responded to a call in Jenkins Apart- ments of a Burglary and a Robbery. When Officers arrived on scene, they found a victim suffering from minor injuries. Prior to the LaFayette Police Department arrival, three males had forcibly entered into an apartment, […]

GVAAC triples space with new office

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The Greater Valley Area Chamber of Com- merce has moved their of- fices from Lanett to larger offices in Valley. The new location is at 2918 20th Avenue in the Chambers Square Shopping Center. The new space is three times the size of their previous location of 900 square feet. The new space will allow […]

Sears Hometown to close doors

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The Sears Hometown store in Valley has an- nounced its closure as of January 12. According to Michael Ezell, who owns the store with his wife Sarah, everything in the store will be liquidated for pennies on the dollar from now until the store closes. The Ezells bought the franchise in 2014. How- ever, the […]

LaFayette festival, Valley parade set for this weekend

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If the cooler tem- peratures have not been enough to get you in the holiday spirit two upcom- ing events in Chambers County will certainly get the holiday spirit going locally. The upcoming LaFayette Christmas Festival and the Christ- mas Parade are coming up fast. The two events are both free to the public the […]

Consolidation receives mixed reviews at forums

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Two community town hall forums have wrapped up in Chambers County as has a survey asking residents for feedback about the possible con- solidation of high schools in Chambers County into a single high school. The results show that mem- bers of the community are split on the idea and many just want more in- […]

First African-American mayor laid to rest

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A well-known La- Fayette resident with an extensive background in law enforcement and local politics was laid to rest last week. The man who holds a place in the his- tory books of LaFayette as the first African Ameri – can mayor in the city and decades long law man passed away in late No- […]

Impatience is my middle name

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Patience isn’t a virtue I possess. Strangely my father had the patience of Job. My mother, on the other hand had very little, and you can guess by now, who I followed. I am trying to be more patient but I’ve compiled a list of situations that still tick me off. Here it is: 1. […]

Opelika woman sought in domestic shooting

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Lee County Sheriff’s investigators need your help locating a 34-year -old Opelika woman wanted for an alleged domestic violence shooting. Investigators are searching for Shakela Sha- nae Minnifield of Opelika after deputies responded to a November 16th shoot- ing in the 5400 Block of US Highway 29 North Opelika in Lee County. When deputies arrived, […]

Valley teen still missing

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Valley police and a worried Chambers County family have been searching for more than a month now for a missing 16-year-old Valley teen. The family of Darren Earles is desperate for information regarding the missing boy who was last seen leaving Valley High School on October 25th, 2018. Valley Police say the teen may be […]