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Chambers County schools return to mask mandates

Chambers County schools return to mask mandates

Editorial StaffJan 4, 20221 min read

This week the Chambers County School District is reinstating its mask mandate amid concerns of rising COVID-19 cases.Chambers County Board of Education released this statement:“Due to the number of reported…

Shaver arrested for Dodgen Logging theft

Shaver arrested for Dodgen Logging theft

Editorial StaffJan 4, 20221 min read

Last Tuesday, Dec. 28, the Chambers County Sheriff’s Office responded to Dodgen logging in the area of Chambers County Road 62 and Chambers County Road 53 in regard to a…

Lanett City Council honors Jackson on 95th

Lanett City Council honors Jackson on 95th

Editorial StaffJan 4, 20221 min read

By John West Mrs. Jo Frances House Jackson of Lanett was honored for her 95th birthday on Monday evening by the Lanett City Council. Mrs. Jackson was surrounded by family…

Police officers honored by Lanett Council

Police officers honored by Lanett Council

Editorial StaffJan 4, 20222 min read

By John West Multiple Lanett police officers were promoted at a ceremony held Monday evening at the Lanett City Council meeting. Lanett Police Chief Johnny Wood presided. During the ceremony,Patrick…

Rebels take second in holiday tournament

Rebels take second in holiday tournament

Editorial StaffJan 4, 20222 min read

By Katie McElvy The Chambers Academy Rebels hosted a Christmas tournament last week and came away with second place in a close championship game. Along with the Rebels, the tournament…

Welcome to Christmas in the country

Welcome to Christmas in the country

Editorial StaffJan 4, 20221 min read

By Pamela Holloway The Tinsley Family community Christmas lighting show is a sight to behold. The Tinsley Family Village is straight down Highway 50 almost to the county line and…

Obituary: Mrs. Judy Walker

Obituary: Mrs. Judy Walker

Editorial StaffJan 4, 20221 min read

Mrs. Judy Walker 74 of Roanoke, Alabama died Thursday December 30, 2021 at the East Alabama Medical Center. Judy was born in LaFayette, Alabama August 18, 1947 to the late…

Obituary: Mr. Harold Craft

Obituary: Mr. Harold Craft

Editorial StaffJan 4, 20221 min read

Mr. Harold Craft 81 of Auburn, Alabama died Tuesday December 28, 2021 at his residence.Harold was born in Randolph County, Alabama December 21, 1940 to the late James Troy Craft…

Obituary: Mr. J. C. Woody

Obituary: Mr. J. C. Woody

Editorial StaffJan 4, 20222 min read

Mr. J C Woody, 69, of LaFayette died Thursday, December 30, 2021, at Regional Rehabilitation Hospital, Phenix City, AL. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, January 5, 2022…

Humor by Bill Frazer: NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS

Humor by Bill Frazer: NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS

Editorial StaffJan 4, 20223 min read

Overheard at the Yardbirds meeting Setting realistic goals is key I may be nearly 93 years old, but being that I’m still on this planet, I have plenty of New…

Mike’s Musings: Politicians should spend time in private sector

Mike’s Musings: Politicians should spend time in private sector

Editorial StaffJan 4, 20223 min read

Here’s a novel suggestion. Can we make it a requirement for those running for Congressional seats to spend a few years in the private sector? This idea was presented to…

Inside the Statehouse: Happy New Year. It is election year in the good ole Heart of Dixie

Inside the Statehouse: Happy New Year. It is election year in the good ole Heart of Dixie

Editorial StaffJan 4, 20224 min read

Alabama, like a good many southern states, has our monumental political year in what the nation refers to as the off-year or midterm election year cycle. This reference is, of…

Mikes Musings – Gun violence can be solved by adding guns

Mikes Musings – Gun violence can be solved by adding guns

Jordan WilcoxDec 17, 20215 min read

By Mike Wilcox – Publisher I thought I would pass my opinion spot in this week’s newspaper along to my son Jordan Wilcox who is this newspaper’s tech manager. He…