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Big shoes to fill in Alabama’s primary election

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By Alton Mitchell Correspondent Super Tuesday was several months ago as voters turned out to cast their votes to decide who would be the president of the United States. As voters have put down their ballots under the assumption it would be two years before they would be called to vote in the mid-term election, […]

Here’s how and where to vote

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By Alton Mitchell Correspondent Residents across Alabama will turn out on Tuesday to vote for the GOP candidate to fill the seat vacated in February by US Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The vacated seat will be filled following an election in December, but several candidates on the GOP ticket now have their future set to […]

Flooding, rains hammer Chambers County

Back to School bash Saturday

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By Pamela Holloway Correspondent With school just around the corner…The annual Back to School Bash kicks off Saturday at the Alfa building. The Fergerson~Holloway Family & Friends started the Back~To~School Celebration in 2015. This is the 3rd year of giving free school supplies to parents, Kids, college students, and teachers. “God has blessed us to […]

Crusade hopes to fill Torbert Field

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By Alton Mitchell The 2017-2018 school year is still weeks away from starting however one area school in LaFayette will be full of life this weekend as the “Freedom in Christ Crusade” is set to take place at Chambers Academy for a large portion of this week. The event begins on Wednesday evening at 6:00 […]

Vacant buildings filling up with new businesses

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By Pamela Holloway Correspondent LaFayette has had its share of small businesses that have been very successful for a little city with a population under 3000. And the City has had its share of businesses that didn’t get much support and had to close down, or decided to take their business elsewhere. But it still […]

35 graduate from police youth academy

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By Alton Mitchell Many of LaFayette’s youth have been busy over their summer breaks enjoying the outdoors and the time away from the classroom. However a group of LaFayette youth spent a week of their summer break embarking on a new adventure and learning the ropes as to what it takes to protect LaFayette. On […]

Relay for Life earns $36K to fight cancer

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The Greater Valley Area Relay for Life was held on June 23, 2017, at the Chambers County Agricultural Arena. The event hosted survivors, caregivers, and residents throughout the Greater Valley Area. The Survivor Dinner was sponsored by many businesses in our community. Sponsors included Johnny’s Pizza, Terri’s Mill Village Café, Roy’s Butcher Block, Mr. Randy […]

Relay for Life in LaFayette Friday

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By Alton Mitchell The Chambers County Agricultural Arena will be filled with life this Friday night as the annual Relay for Life event takes center stage at the venue. The event that will bring walkers from across the region to the Agricultural Arena is a global fundraiser that helps fight back against Cancer. On Monday […]