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General Election forces meeting change

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The upcoming No- vember general election has forced members of the Chambers County Commission to resched- ule their normal meeting date to a later date in the month. On Monday eve- ning members of the com- mission voted to approve the change of date. Chambers County Manager Regina Cham- bers advised members of the Chambers […]

New Horizon presents comedy

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Welcome to The Clois- ters, a sanatorium for the troubled. Today a new guest arrives . . . . New Horizon Commu- nity Theatre presents the funny and warmly engag- ing comedy “The Curious Savage” at New Horizon Theatre, 411 W 8th St in downtown West Point. Written by John Patrick, the story is set […]

Teacher transforms classroom in to ICU

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Shernika Thread- gill, Eastside Elemen- tary School second grade teacher really impressed Lafayette community and Facebook friends last week with her creativity, as she shared her class activ- ity for the day on social media. Mrs. Threadgill had transformed her entire classroom into EES Memorial Hospital ICU, Intensive Contraction Unit. The kids and Mrs. Threadgill […]

700 attend Chambers County expo

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The Chambers County Outdoor Expo was held on Saturday October 6, 2018 at LaFayette Heights Baptist Church. The event started at 9 am cst and the attendee rate was approxi- mately 700 people this year. They had around ten cook teams which served up things like deer burg- ers, turtle stew , deer chili, fried […]

Democrats Have Three Viable Candidates, But Republicans Will Prevail

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In politics, perception is reality. It is perceived and therefore factual that a Democrat cannot win a statewide race in Alabama. The proof is in the pud- ding. We have 29 elected statewide officeholders in the Heart of Dixie. All 29 are Republicans. In addition, 6 out of 7 of our members in Con- gress […]

In Defense Of The Old, White Male Mikes Musings

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“Oh man it’s kind of sick how much joy I get out of being cruel to old white men.” This said by one of the new heroes of the alt-left movement, Sarah Jeong, writer for the New York Times, who has written several pieces and tweets often about her hate of old white men. I […]

CCSD launches comprehensive school assessment

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The most comprehen- sive assessment of public education in the history of the Chambers County School District is being launched to gather public input on the future direc- tion of the system. “We believe the time has come to closely examine where we cur- rently stand and determine what avenues we should take to give […]

Chambers observes National Day of Prayer

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Chambers observes National Day of Prayer On Wednesday, Sep- tember 26th, the students, faculty, parents, and community supporters gathered at 7:15 a.m. to celebrate a national day of prayer as part of the an- nual worldwide See You at the Pole movement. See You at the Pole is celebrated annually on the last Wednesday in […]

CCDA prepares to launch new campaign

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2018 has been a strong year for Chambers Coun- ty and the Chambers County Development Authority. With the final months upon us, we want to take a look back at our recent successes, as well as take a look at what’s ahead for our organiza- tion and county. Job creation is para- mount at the […]

Handy Cemetery seeks spot on National Historic Registry

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Handy Cemetery seeks spot on National Historic Registry A cemetery located in LaFayette is moving forward with an effort to get it placed on the National Registry of Historic Places. An ap- proval by the LaFayette city council last week is helping to push the effort forward as hopes to get the cemetery added to […]