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Book signing set

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A local writer is set to have a book signing here in LaFayette on Saturday February 24, 2018. “The Right Addiction” from Christian Faith Publishing author Pastor J. Burnett Jackson preaches about the need to devote oneself to the ministry of the Saints. As Pastor J. Burnett Jackson discovered after years of drug addiction, one […]

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Zeta youth make blankets

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Auburn Zeta Youth makes blankets during their monthly meeting to be donated  to the Lee County Chapter of “Project Linus”. Youth members are from left to right Aubrey Holloway , Kaitlyn Owens, TaNala Welch, Brailyn Johnson, Cammy Smith and Kimora Avery. Project Linus is a National Non-Profit 100% Volunteer Organization that provides new, handmade, washable blankets to critically ill […]

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Man fatally shot in Opelika

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By Alton Mitchell Investigators in the city of Opelika are investigating the communities first homicide of 2018. An incident on Thursday evening turned deadly when a Tuskegee man was fatally shot on Edmon Avenue in the city of Opelika. However, as details emerge the shooting may prove to be justifable According to a release from […]

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One dead in Tallapoosa two vehicle accident

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 A two car crash claims the life of a Montgomery woman early Monday morning. According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, the crash happened at 6:47 a.m. on Alabama 49 near mile marker 17 approximately 13 miles south of Dadeville. ALEA says the woman killed was 36-year-old Kafara Renae Heard. Heard was not using a seatbelt […]

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Russell Brands announces layoffs

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By Alton Mitchell Correspondent Downsizing continues to plague the city Alexander City in central Alabama after an iconic apparel manufacturer that helped give Alexander City its identity continues to downsize its workforce and now shortly after the passing of the holiday season more than seventy full-time workers have learned they will be without a job […]

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Kirby voted SU queen

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Hannah Kirby of Wedowee was crowned Southern Union’s 2017 Homecoming Queen. Kirby graduated from Randolph County High School and attends Southern Union on a Performing Arts Scholarship for Dance. First runner up to the Homecoming Queen was Callen Brown of Lineville. Other members of Southern Union’s Homecoming Court were Julianna Kelley of Wedowee, MiKayla Jackson […]

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Opelika SportsPlex opens play structures for youth

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The Opelika SportsPlex has a new amenity that provides a new way for children to recreate. A new playground was installed behind the SportsPlex, offering play structures for children ages 2-12. The playground sits on a 75’x45’ space and features three different play structures. A preschool play structure features multiple slides, climbing structures, activity panels […]

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SUSCC students participate in tech challenge

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Students enrolled in the Engineering and Design program of Southern Union State Community College (SUSCC) gained real world experience by partnering with Opelika Utilities in a “Tech Challenge” during fall semester. The semester long project allowed students to collaborate with engineers at Opelika Utilities in creating design concepts. Students were asked to redesign a tool […]

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Adopt-A-Pet 12-20-17

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Name: Lady Age: 3 years Sex: Female Breed: Rottweiler mix Name: Sierra Age: 1-2 years Sex: Female Breed: Terrier mix Name: Rizzo Age: 5 yrs Sex: Female Breed: Pitbull If you are interested these adoptable pets, please contact the Chattahoochee Humane Society at 334-756-9377.

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CCSD announces promotions, retirements

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By Alton Mitchell Correspondent There are some big changes taking place at the Chambers County Sheriff’s Department in the way of promotions and retirements. During a ceremony on Monday evening at the Chambers County Courthouse a long list of personnel adjustments at the Sheriff’s Department were announced before members of the Chambers County Commission. As […]

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