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Dunkin Donuts opens in Valley

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By Alton Mitchell A sweet aroma has filled the skies of Chambers County welcoming motorist along Interstate 85 from Georgia once they cross the Alabama State Line. That sweetness in the air is the newest eatery to open in the rapidly growing market of Chambers County. On last Wednesday the Dunkin Donuts located on 20th […]

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Days Gone By

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By Charlotte Blasingame Looking back to January 6, 1999 LaFayette native Ed Allen, and his partner Joel Colgrove won the United States Team Roping Championship title recently in competition in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Allen age 35 has been roping for 21 years now resides in Alexandria City as does Colgrove. The son of Ed and […]

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Liquor prices increase

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By Alton Mitchell Residents in Chambers County as well as the rest of Alabama may have to dig a little deeper into their pockets soon to take a gulp of their favorite adult spirits. This comes after The Alabama Alcohol Beverage Control Board voted to increase the markup of liquor sold in the state of […]

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Round our Town 6-14-17

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By Charlotte Blasingame After celebrating a wonderful weekend with family we are home! Really enjoyed a few days with my daughter Anjanette Montano from Hedgesville, West Virginia! So hard to believe on Wednesday she and her husband will be boarding a plane traveling to New Mexico to enjoy a reunion with his family! Monday night […]

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Top readers rewarded

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By Ashley Oliver- Correspondent Reading is important at Chambers Academy and it’s competitive. 7 students ranging from Kindergarten through 6th grades were recently rewarded for their hard work all year long with a day out of school and lots of fun activities. Pictured above from left to right are the students who read the most […]

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Camp Hill man dies in ATV crash

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By Alton Mitchell A Tallapoosa County man died from injuries he sustained in an ATV crash in Chambers County on last Tuesday. Alabama State Troopers are investigating the deadly crash. Charlie Wallace Jr. 58, of Camp Hill, Alabama was riding an ATV on Chambers County Road 68 last Tuesday when he lost control of the […]

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Highway Dept. sports surplus

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By Alton Mitchell When government officials often start talking about budgets it usually involves terms such as short falls or bad news about a lack of needed money being available for the budget. However one Chambers County Department has found itself with an excess amount of dollars in its annual budget. Josh Harvill of the […]

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