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Classified document scandal needs to be put to rest

Classified document scandal needs to be put to rest

Editorial StaffJan 25, 20233 min read

After re-reading my opinion last week that the Trump/Biden classified documents scandal was much to do about nothing, I realized I left out a couple of major points.First, I minimalized…

JV Rebels earn state runners-up title

JV Rebels earn state runners-up title

Editorial StaffJan 25, 20232 min read

Grey Hayley and Drew Sheppard were named to AA JV State Invitational All-Tournament Team. By Katie McElvy The Chambers Academy JV Boys Basketball Team played as the number three seed…

Obituary: Debra Lamb Walters

Obituary: Debra Lamb Walters

Editorial StaffJan 25, 20232 min read

Debra Lamb Walters, 64, a resident of Montgomery, AL died Wednesday, January 18, 2023. Visitation will be Monday, January 23, 2023 at Leak Memory Chapel from 6:00 pm to 8:00…

Consolidated high school hearing broadcast live at courthouse

Consolidated high school hearing broadcast live at courthouse

Editorial StaffJan 25, 20236 min read

LaFayette Teachers Against Displacement (L-TAD) at the Frank M. Johnson Federal Building in Montgomery, Al. along with some citizens protesting on last week. By John BriceCorrespondent Residents of LaFayette were…

Supt. Chambley offers his analysis of hearing

Supt. Chambley offers his analysis of hearing

Editorial StaffJan 25, 202310 min read

To the Editor and our Chambers County School District Family:I know this has been a trying and difficult month for all of us in the CCSD. I am honored to…

Bulldogs jump to big leads, win two region tilts

Bulldogs jump to big leads, win two region tilts

Editorial StaffJan 18, 20232 min read

By Pamela WhitlowCorrespondent It was an important week of basketball for the LaFayette Bulldogs. The Bulldogs played two games of great magnitude as far as region rankings go. LaFayette hosted…

Mike’s Musings: Who cares who has classified documents? Not I

Mike’s Musings: Who cares who has classified documents? Not I

Editorial StaffJan 18, 20233 min read

Much ado about nothing, or so that’s what I would call the most recent hysteria about classified documents. As background for those not following the storyline, classified documents which President…

L-TAD leads march to protest school consolidation, location

L-TAD leads march to protest school consolidation, location

Editorial StaffJan 18, 20234 min read

Ms. Louise Cox a 91 year old LaFayette native who is a retired educator that taught at LaFayette High School during intergration marched in the very front of the protest…

Bulldogs settle score with archrival Lanett

Bulldogs settle score with archrival Lanett

Editorial StaffJan 11, 20232 min read

Coach Lewis talks with Bulldogs at timeout V. Story goes up for 2 of his 11 points against Panthers. D. Vines layup 2 of his leading 18points on the night…

Sheriff honored for 40-years of service

Sheriff honored for 40-years of service

Editorial StaffJan 11, 20231 min read

A Drop in Reception celebrating The Legend Is Retiring was hosted on Sunday from 2:00-5:00 pm at the City of Valley Community Center in honor of Sheriff Sid Lockhart. The…

Several tornadoes touch down, one in Chambers

Several tornadoes touch down, one in Chambers

Editorial StaffJan 11, 20233 min read

by John BriceCorrespondent Severe weather which included tornadoes struck Chambers County as well as other areas across Alabama beginning in the early morning hours of January 3rd, 2022 and continued…

Protest planned for MLK Day

Protest planned for MLK Day

Editorial StaffJan 11, 20231 min read

A new group, L-TAD (LaFayette Teachers Against Displacement) publicly denounce the Board’s decision to place the new consolidated school in Valley, Al. We reject the idea of closing LHS and…

Destruction, death hard to face

Destruction, death hard to face

Editorial StaffJan 11, 20233 min read

By Mike WilcoxPublisherMany of us watched pioneer newswoman Barbara Walters for many years. Whether on NBC or ABC, I always tried to watch her interviews with high-profile people at that…

Hand named Main Street Executive Director

Hand named Main Street Executive Director

Editorial StaffJan 6, 20232 min read

The board of directors of LaFayette Main Street has named DeAnna Hand as their first Executive Director. Hand has many years of experience in leadership, management, public relations, community outreach,…

Edwards given kudos for senior center support

Edwards given kudos for senior center support

Editorial StaffJan 6, 20231 min read

Pictures from center Christmas Blessings from citizen Mr. Ray Edwards. Director Alfredia Silmon of the LaFayette Senior Citizen Center in LaFayette would like recognize Mr. Ray Edwards for the stockings,…

Fireworks blast in the New Year

Fireworks blast in the New Year

Editorial StaffJan 6, 20231 min read

The City of LaFayette Lights Up for New Years Day bringing in 2023!

Mike’s Musings: Free Assange in 2023

Mike’s Musings: Free Assange in 2023

Editorial StaffJan 6, 20233 min read

It’s a new year, and I’m counting on President Biden to do the right thing in 2023, when it comes to imprisoned journalist, Julian Assange.Assange, founder of Wikileaks, began publishing…

Obituary: Teryl Stone

Obituary: Teryl Stone

Editorial StaffDec 28, 20222 min read

Funeral services for Teryl Stone, age 72, of Wadley will be held on Wednesday, December 21, 2022, at 2:00 PM CST at Shiloh Baptist Church in Wadley with Bro. Chuck…

Mike’s Musings: Taxpayer money wasted on silly projects

Mike’s Musings: Taxpayer money wasted on silly projects

Editorial StaffDec 28, 20224 min read

I agree with Sen. Rand Paul on some initiatives and disagree on others, but one item we are lock step with is federal spending. I believe our money (the taxpayers…

Obituary: Mr. Antonio L. Atkinson

Obituary: Mr. Antonio L. Atkinson

Editorial StaffDec 28, 20221 min read

Mr. Antonio L. Atkinson, 35 of Lincoln, NE formerly of Roanoke, AL, passed away on Wednesday, December 14, 2022, in Lincoln, NE.Public Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 27,…