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SU Foundation Board adds three

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The Southern Union State Community College Foundation is pleased to welcome its three newest members of the board of directors. State Representative Bob Fincher, Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller and John Harmon of Steve Morris Law Firm were elected by the board of directors to three-year terms. The SU Foundation Board is currently comprised of 9 […]

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Elected

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Chambers County’s Jack Robertson was elected to the Alabama Farmers Federation State Hay and Forage Committee at the 2017 Commodity Organizational Meeting in Montgomery Feb. 9. From left are Robertson and Federation Hay and Forage Division Director Nate Jaeger. Chambers County’s Phil Slay was elected first vice chairman of the Alabama Farmers Federation State Beef […]

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“What’s next, Alabama?” Forums to improve Chambers County

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By Ken McMillan Chambers County Extension Coordinator “What’s Next, Alabama?” Forums to Improve Chambers County Have you ever noticed something that could improve our quality of life in Chambers County? Well, here’s your opportunity! Chambers Extension, Southern Union State Community College – Valley Campus (SUSCC), and the David Mathews Center for Civic Life (DMC) are […]

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Westside license approved

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By Alton Mitchell A recommendation from LaFayette’s police chief may have sealed the final decision of city council members in deciding to give a popular LaFayette business a license which will allow the business to sell beer, wine, and tobacco products. Lieutenant George Rampey appeared before LaFayette’s city council on Monday night to address the […]

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CCDA reports $171 million in capital improvements for 2016

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At the beginning of each year, the Chambers County Development Authority addresses each of their supporting governmental partners to provide an update and comprehensive review of the activities and growth that has taken place in Chambers County the previous calendar year. CCDA staff members Valerie Gray, Kimberly Carter and Chris Busby provide these reports to […]

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Rogers elected to steering committee

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Congressman Mike Rogers made the following statement today after being elected to the Republican Steering Committee this week by his colleagues. The Steering Committee recommends Members of Congress to serve as Full Committee Chairmen based on their background, level of expertise and seniority as well as each Member’s committee assignments. This is Rogers’ second term […]

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Unemployment jumps 5% in Chambers County

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By Alton Mitchell The Alabama Department of Labor released its preliminary statewide data for unemployment rates across the state. The news in Chambers County shows that the county has showed an uptick in unemployment numbers in the month of October and the state of Alabama as a whole. In the month of September Chambers County […]

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