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Two Chambers women die when vehicle strikes tree

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Two Chambers County women lost their lives early Monday morning following a fiery crash in nearby Auburn. The details and cause of the crash remain under inves – tigation by the Auburn Police Division. According to Auburn Police, officers responded to a two-vehicle acci – dent in the 3300 block of Moores Mill Road in […]

King gets life for Smith murder

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Tuesday September 25, almost five years after investigators in Chambers County said they discov – ered 32-year-old Jarred Smith shot and killed in – side a home, Kason King was sentenced to life with the possibility of parole at the Chambers County Courthouse. It was on County Road 53 in Chambers County in June of […]

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Unemployment down in county

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The temperatures around LaFayette and Chambers County continue to rise, but on a positive note unem- ployment figures in the area are on the decline. Information released by the Alabama Department of Labor show that the area is doing well as the number of unemployed individuals in the area continues decline. The Alabama Depart- ment […]

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Cemetery park entrance off drawing board

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Earlier this summer dozens of concerned LaFayette residents converged on City Hall to express their concerns and disapproval for a pro- posed entrance point to LaFayette’s new city park through a portion of the LaFayette Cemetery. A map displayed on the city website showed several proposed entry points to the new city park which included […]

Man calls LaFayette home “house of horrors

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There is nothing like the feeling of home own- ership and a Sylacauga man purchased a home more than a decade ago in LaFayette with big dreams to turn the home into the gem of LaFayette but has experienced one horror story after another with the home and now sees the property as a house […]

Five properties declared nuisance

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The LaFayette city council continues to be the driving force behind revi – talizing and modernizing LaFayette. Those efforts are spearheaded by beauti – fication efforts around the city, including an on-going battle to get local property owners to clean up their act and their property. On Monday evening council members declared four lo – […]

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Wastewater plant faces $20k fine

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The LaFayette wastewa- ter plant is facing a possible fine of more than $20,000 from the Alabama Depart – ment of Environmental Management. The potential fine has city officials scram – bling to find a solution to the violations quickly before ADEM makes a final ruling in the coming days on how much to fine […]