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LaFayette police continue to search for Dollar General thief

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By Alton Mitchell Correspondent The LaFayette Police Department is actively seeking the individual responsible for an armed robbery at a popular LaFayette discount store nearly a month ago. Police continue to follow leads in the case and have hopes someone in the LaFayette community can supply a key component to the case to help identify […]

Schools weigh options for area magnet programs

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By Alton Mitchell Correspondent The Chambers County School District is busy planning today for future growth in the district down the line. A potential plan is now being explored that will grow educational offerings in the Chambers County Schools, and prepare local students for high in demand positions in the evolving workforce. The possibility of […]

Ribbon cutting set for new LaFayette business

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By Alton Mitchell Correspondent The LaFayette business community continues to show growth as another business is set to open its doors this week and has a grand opening scheduled for Thursday. The Sunoco-LaFayette fueling station on Veterans Parkway will hold its grand opening and ribbon cutting on Thursday. Construction crews have been working on the […]

Steak ‘N Shake to re-open Dec. 18

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By Alton Mitchell Correspondent The Steak n’ Shake restaurant in Valley abruptly closed its doors in the early summer and now the company has announced a re-opening date just in time for the holiday season. The new business will bring a new look with it and allow residents of Chambers and surrounding counties to once […]

Smash ‘n grab robbers target E. Alabama business

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By Alton Mitchell Correspondent Smash and grab robberies have been something that have been seen across the United States for decades. However, over the past week two businesses in East Alabama have become the victim of these type of bold and costly thefts. One of those businesses was hit last week in Chambers County and […]

Time again for bike giveaway

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The Eddie Chandler Bike give away will take place once again this year! Scott Willingham and Charles Story honor their late friend, Eddie Chandler, by carrying on his annual Christmas bike give away. Scott say’s “It was just seven years ago that Eddie had this idea. Now it has grown into something big.” With the […]

Fish fry funds go to Standing Rock center

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The Standing Rock Community Center Committee thanks everyone who purchased tickets to the First Annual Fish Fry & Cake Auction Fund-Raiser held on Saturday, October 28, 2017, at the Dodgen Home in Standing Rock, Alabama. Although it was a little cool with light rain on and off, everyone enjoyed coming together and visiting with old […]

Search called off

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By Alton Mitchell Correspondent Search crews have spent a large portion of the past weekend searching for an elderly woman that went missing near West Point on Friday afternoon and has yet to be located. Law enforcement officials in Troup County are using several methods to attempt to locate the missing woman. According to the […]