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Solar farm takes extreme measures to control contaminants

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By  Bill Frazer Correspondent In my youth, I remember that after a heavy rain, the water in streams around LaFayette were blood red in color. That was because all the agricultural community plowed the soil resulting in loose cropland that eroded into the local streams and on to the Chattahoochee and Tallapoosa River. I expected […]

Adopt-A-Pets 11-22-17

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Name: Carter Age: 8 months Sex: male Breed: lab mix Name: Mason Age: 7 months Sex: male Breed: lab mix Name: Sierra Age: 1-2 years Sex: female Breed: terrier mix Chattahoochee Humane Society A humane community is a safe community. No more homeless pets! To see our available pets go to our photos, chatthumane.org or […]

Humor – Back on track

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By Bill Frazer A freight train travels through West Point approximately every hour of the day. Even though at every crossing the gate is down blocking the track, a bell rings and the red lights flash, and the locomotive engineer still blows the horn all the way through downtown. Railroad officials tell me that this […]

Merry-Go-Round, 5K coming

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By Alton Mitchell Correspondent The turkey and dressing from Thanksgiving has not even fully began to settle yet, but officials with the city of Valley Parks and Recreation Department are gearing up for the next holiday and bringing two big opening for the Christmas holiday. The city of Valley is returning to its annual tradition […]

Brigadier General guest speaks at LHS

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Story & Photos By Pamela Holloway Lafayette High School had their annual Veteran’s Day Program on November 9 at 9:30am, honoring all who served.  This year’s speaker was Brigadier General (Ret) David R. Brown. General Brown joined the Alabama Army National Guard in 1983 as an enlisted solider in Dothan, AL. After two years of […]

Crime Log – City of Valley Police

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Police Reports for November 14, 2017: – Report of a Burglary 3rd and a Theft of Property 1st in the 300 block of US Highway 29 – Report of a Criminal Trespass 3rd in the 200 block of Glass Road – Report of Permitting Dogs to Run at Large in the 400 block of Lafayette […]

Eastside Elementary shows appreciation to veterans

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Veteran’s Day in Lafayette was a Great Success in showing Appreciation to our Veterans for their services.  Eastside Elementary students put on an Awesome program. Songs Presented By:   Mrs. Kimberly  Davidson’s Pre-K Class Mrs. Jennifer Allen’s Kindergarten Class Mrs. Cierra Terry’s First Grade Class Poems Presented By: Ms. Laura Bohan’s Third Grade Class Mrs.  Rachael Sealy’s […]

Rev. Dr. Melvin Owens to Deliver Anniversary Sermon

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On Sunday, November 12, at 3:00PM, the Rev. Dr. Melvin Owens will deliver the Anniversary Sermon at Mount Hermon Baptist Church. Recognizing the need for an education, Rev. Dr. Melvin Owens matriculated at Southern Union Community College, Auburn University, Faulkner University, the University of Virginia, and the University of Alabama. He possesses degrees in Management […]

Humor By Bill Frazer – It’s All About Taste Buds

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I am trying to figure out the “bud’ in “taste buds.” My sorry son-in-law #2 is a Bud, but he has good “taste buds” as he helps out the old man. I know what a plant “bud” is as it shows up every spring. Anyway, my “buddies” Jim Frank and Monroe Smith say they like […]

LaFayette Christmas Festival set for Dec. 2nd

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By Alton Mitchell Thanksgiving is still a couple weeks away, but officials in LaFayette are looking beyond Thanksgiving and making plans for the annual Christmas Festival to be held in LaFayette. The date of the event has been announced and while some of this year’s features are still in the planning stages it appears the […]