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Storms take down power lines, trees

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By Alton Mitchell Thursday night Mother Nature took a direct hit at Chambers County. As severe storms rolled into the County power lines and trees came down across the region leaving emergency crews scrambling through urban and rural areas of the County. The efforts of those officials was brought to light by one Chambers County […]

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Second suspect arrested in WP

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By Alton Mitchell Three citizens of nearby West Point have become victims of gunfire in the small city since May 17th. The latest of those shootings occurred on June 8th and left a man wounded. West Point Police have announced that the second suspect wanted in connection to that shooting was arrested and booked into […]

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Up On

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By Bill Frazer By Bill Frazer As I wake UP this morning, shower UP and dress UP in Dimwit starched UP pants, I head to the kitchen to fix my breakfast of toast as it pops UP from the toaster. I place a piece of meat on the toast and cover it with ketchUP and […]

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Third person shot in W. Point

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By Alton Mitchell As night fell on the town of West Point, Georgia Thursday night the quiet and tranquil scene of the small town that borders Chambers County was once again shattered by the sound of gunfire. That gunfire would leave yet another person in the city injured marking the third shooting in the city […]

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Unusual local scenes

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By Bill Frazer I recently attended a family wedding in Burlington, NC. Since the girls were driving, I sat in the back seat and napped, worked on my crossword puzzle, viewed semi-mountainous terrain and swigged on my diet coke. Now a long trip for me is gauged by the number of rest room stops. Since […]

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Commissioners vote to hire construction manager for jail

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By Alton Mitchell Chambers County Commissioners voted unanimously on Monday evening to approve measures that may soon bring improvements to the Chambers County Detention Facility in LaFayette. The aging facility has been the topic of improvement for commissioners and residents over the recent years. On Monday members of the Commission voted to approve a resolution […]

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