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By Steve Flowers In Alabama politics many times appointments to political offices filled by an acting governor have an adverse effect on that appointee if and when they seek election to that office for a full term. Every time George Wallace appointed someone to a political post, even in the prime of his popularity and […]

Relay for Life earns $36K to fight cancer

Soccer clinic set for Monday

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By Alton Mitchell The LaFayette Recreation Committee has been busy with evolving the nature of youth sports in LaFayette. Earlier this year residents approached the city of LaFayette about an interest in expanding offerings of youth sports in the city. City officials listened and have been continuing their efforts to grow youth sports offerings in […]

Relay for Life earns $36K to fight cancer

Abanda FD gets $7,620 grant

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Congressman Mike Rogers congratulated the men and women of the Abanda Fire & Rescue today for receiving a $7,620 grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, funding Rogers said would help the Chambers County fire department purchase new operations and safety equipment. “Chambers County’s first responders are our first line of defense,” Rogers said. […]

Relay for Life earns $36K to fight cancer

High-Tech comes to Auburn

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By Paul Richardson German based Winkelmann Group has announced a $12 million aviation related facility to be located in Auburn. The plant expects to offer 50 jobs within the next five years. Gov. Kay Ivey made the announcement last week. She added, “As we declare to the world that Alabama is open for business, we […]

Relay for Life earns $36K to fight cancer

70-year old robs bank

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By Paul Richardson A 70-year-old man who said he robbed a Kansas City bank so he could go to jail and get away from his nagging, domineering wife was sentenced instead to probation by a federal judge on Tuesday. Court records indicate Lawrence John Ripple wrote the robbery note in front of his wife and […]

Relay for Life earns $36K to fight cancer

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 […]