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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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Voter turnout 3rd highest in Alabama history

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By Paul Richardson    Tuesday’s voter turnout of  61.97 percent was the third highest in state history, but the 2,065,660 total fell short of the expected record-breaking turnout. The largest turnout documented in Alabama was (72.8 percent) in 2008. “We attribute that to the lack of enthusiasm for Secretary Clinton,” said Secretary of State John […]

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Council appoints department heads

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By Alton Mitchell LaFayette’s new city council was sworn in on Monday evening. In addition to the swearing in at a special called meeting at LaFayette’s City Hall there were several appointments made to the position of various departments throughout the city of LaFayette. The following individuals are now the department heads of LaFayette’s various […]

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