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Health center opens in LaFayette

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By Pamela Holloway Correspondent The new Chambers County Quality Health Care facility officially opened Friday with a ribbon cutting ceremony conducted by the Greater valley Area Chamber of Commerce. The center, located at 404 Ninth Avenue SW in LaFayette, will provide primary health care for citizens throughout surrounding areas.  It is affiliated with Quality of Life Health […]

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18-month-old child swept away by river

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By Alton Mitchell Correspondent A Saturday trip to a popular Alabama waterway turned tragic for a group of swimmers when waters rose unexpectedly and swept a toddler downstream. The body of that infant was later found with no signs of life. On Saturday rescue units from the Tallassee Fire Department were dispatched to an area […]

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Chambers County unemployment takes a dip

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By Alton Mitchell Correspondent The Alabama Department of Labor released its latest unemployment estimates on last Friday. The estimates show the latest unemployment data for the state of Alabama and its counties to include Chambers County. The latest estimates show that Chambers County took a step down in preliminary unemployment estimates for the month of […]

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City seeks grant for better water

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By Alton Mitchell Correspondent The city government of LaFayette hopes to continue an improvement and update to the city’s aging water system that started in 2015. A new grant may hold the key to the city securing additional funds for a major water improvement project. On Monday a public hearing was held to discuss the […]

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Richardson welcomed by Council

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By Alton Mitchell Correspondent Local government officials in LaFayette have been busy looking for ways to improve the communities aging water system. An announcement on Monday evening has shown progress in the area of getting qualified people in place. Superintendent Ann Gleaton addressed LaFayette’s city council on Monday evening to show special recognition to a […]

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