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Williams still disturbed by stray dogs, solution possible

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By Alton Mitchell LaFayette city councilwoman Tammie B. Williams has been very vocal in reference to her concerns over stray dogs roaming the streets of LaFayette. It is an issue she has brought up at past council meetings and other venues. The issue was again brought up by Williams at Monday’s council meeting, but information […]

Fireworks show in Valley

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One of the biggest fireworks shows in the area will take place at the Industrial Park behind the Valley Sportsplex. The show will begin at dusk on Tuesday July 4th. Parking available at the Sportsplex.

Youth Academy to graduate 35 on Fri.

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By Alton Mitchell The LaFayette Police Department grew by nearly three dozen brave young souls over the past week. The department will present its new young recruits with honors at a graduation ceremony to be help on Friday in LaFayette. The new cadets will not be fulltime sworn officers in the departments ranks, but will […]

Sales Tax Holiday set for July 21-23

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By Paul Richardson Alabama is moving its back-to-school sales tax holiday to July this year, to the weekend of Friday, July 21st, to midnight July 23rd. During that weekend only, the 4 percent state sales tax will be waived on certain items, including: clothes priced at $100 or less per item, school supplies under $50 […]

Inside the Statehouse

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By Steve Flowers In Alabama politics many times appointments to political offices filled by an acting governor have an adverse effect on that appointee if and when they seek election to that office for a full term. Every time George Wallace appointed someone to a political post, even in the prime of his popularity and […]

Soccer clinic set for Monday

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By Alton Mitchell The LaFayette Recreation Committee has been busy with evolving the nature of youth sports in LaFayette. Earlier this year residents approached the city of LaFayette about an interest in expanding offerings of youth sports in the city. City officials listened and have been continuing their efforts to grow youth sports offerings in […]

Abanda FD gets $7,620 grant

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Congressman Mike Rogers congratulated the men and women of the Abanda Fire & Rescue today for receiving a $7,620 grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, funding Rogers said would help the Chambers County fire department purchase new operations and safety equipment. “Chambers County’s first responders are our first line of defense,” Rogers said. […]

Chambers bball teams score at Lee-Scott

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By- Ashley Oliver Correspondent The Chambers Academy basketball teams recently participated in a summer play date at Lee-Scott Academy. Although formal practices have not begun for basketball the play dates give teams a chance to size up competition for the 2017-2018 season and keep active over the summer. Competing in two games against 3A Edgewood […]

Domestic incident results in murder-suicide

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On June 25, the Auburn Police Division confirmed the identities of the individuals discovered deceased in a residence in the 700 block of Hunter Court as Daniel A. Gray, 40 and Kimmerly R. Gray, 38. Police went to the residence on Saturday in response to a welfare concern and located the couple deceased inside their […]

High-Tech comes to Auburn

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By Paul Richardson German based Winkelmann Group has announced a $12 million aviation related facility to be located in Auburn. The plant expects to offer 50 jobs within the next five years. Gov. Kay Ivey made the announcement last week. She added, “As we declare to the world that Alabama is open for business, we […]