LaFayette Sun

PO Box 378,
LaFayette, AL 36862
334-864-8885

  • Times are hard for small businesses, families in county
    By Jody StewartRising costs, supply shortages and staffing issues are making times difficult for local businesses. One local restaurant, Grand D’s has been closed for nearly a week due to staffing issues. Grand D’s said, “We are sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused but we miss ya’ll more than you know.” Another local Read More…
  • Sen. Price, wife arrested for cow on the loose
    State Sen. Randy Price and his wife, Lee County Revenue Commissioner Oline Price, were arrested on Monday and charged with three counts each of “large animals running at large,” a misdemeanor offense, according to a press release from the Opelika Police Department. Senator Price explained the animal in question was a cow. The Opelika Police Read More…
  • Chambers football preview: Part 2
    By: Katie McElvy The second half of the Chambers Rebels’ season heats up quickly as it is littered with region games and 3A opponents. Additionally, the Rebels will only spend one Friday night playing at Torbert-Allen Field, and that is a late October game against the Hooper Colts. Chambers will travel to former 3A Powerhouse Read More…
  • Obituary: Mrs. Susie M. Cosper
    Mrs, Susie M. Cosper age 100 formerly of Milltown, Alabama passed away on August 7, 2022 at her residence in LaFayette, Alabamasurrounded by her loved ones. Mrs. Cosper was born on February 19, 1922 in Chambers County to the late Beulah and Lonnie Marshall. She was preceded in death by her husbandMorris Cosper, six brothers, Read More…
  • Obituary: Mrs. Thelma Vaughn
    Mrs. Thelma Vaughn, 80, of Wadley died Wednesday, August 10, 2022, at Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center, LaGrange, GA. Funeral services will be held Monday, August 15, 2022, at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Wadley at 1:00 p.m. (CST) with Rev. William Russell officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. The remains will lie in Read More…
  • Obituary: Carol Bishop Lisenby
    Carol Bishop Lisenby, 69 of Auburn, passed away August 12, 2022 at Bethany House after a brief illness. Mrs. Lisenby was born December 27, 1952 to Homer and Ellie Bishop. Funeral services will be held 11:00am cst, August 15, 2022 at Five Points Baptist Church with Reverend Donald Kirk officiating, burial will follow in the Read More…
  • Mike’s Musings: Don’t be scam victim
    By Mike WilcoxPublisherScammers are everywhere these days, often where you least expect them.I ran into a group a couple nights ago while trying to call Spectrum to fix my internet.Spectrum wants you to make all inquiries online, so they do their best to hide their phone number. I, on the other hand, prefer to talk Read More…
  • CA Rebels open season with tough schedule
    By: Katie McElvy The Chambers Academy Rebels will kick off their 2022 football season on Thursday, August 18. As one of the first games to be played in the state, all eyes will turn to Chambers County as the Rebels start their journey with the hopes of another 2A playoff run. First, Chambers will play Read More…
  • Obituary-Mrs. Mary L. Ware Gibson
    Mrs. Mary L. Ware Gibson, 81 of Opelika, AL passed away on Thursday, August 4, 2022, at East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika, AL. Public Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 9, 2022, from 12:00 PM until 6:00 PM CST at Silmon-Seroyer Funeral Home Chapel in LaFayette, AL. Funeral Services will be held on Read More…
  • Unique kickball tourney raises funds for three children
    By Jody Stewart Saturday afternoon at Avondale Park, LaFayette Councilwoman Tammie Williams’s plan for a kickball tournament came to life. A large crowd came out to participate in the fundraiser for the family of three children in the LaFayette community that are experiencing health issues. Eight teams were formed and competed in the first annual Read More…
  • Mike’s Musings-Why the difference in American, European foods?
    In America, many of us suffer from a variety of illnesses and medical conditions. Many more of us are overweight and feed on a diet that includes too much junk food and cola. It is a shame that many of us don’t take physical fitness seriously. It is more of a shame that American companies Read More…
  • Mike’s Musings: Big Oil… Soaking our Savings
    Those of us who use more than a tank of gas on a weekly basis, have felt the doubling of gas prices in our pocketbook. What use to be a $40 fill-up is now $80 and if you own a diesel truck, it is much worse.Some of us have taken our angst out on local Read More…
  • Obituary: Mr. Tommy Young Jr.
    Mr. Tommy Young, Jr. 82 of Dadeville, AL passed away on Sunday, July 17, 2022, at Grandview Medical Center in Birmingham, AL.Public Visitation will be held Thursday, July 21, 2022, from 12:00 p.m. CST until 5:00 p.m. CST, at Silmon-Seroyer Funeral Home Chapel in LaFayette, AL.Funeral Services will be Friday, July 22, 2022, 2:00 p.m. Read More…
  • Obituary: Mr. Eddie Gooden
    Mr. Eddie Gooden 86 of LaFayette, Alabama Died Saturday July 23, 2022 at his residence.Mr. Gooden was born in LaFayette January 17, 1936 to the late Eddie Lee Gooden, Sr., and the late Pearlie Simpson Gooden he was a member of LaFayette Heights Baptist Church, and retired from West Point Pepperell as a printer after Read More…
  • Obituary: Elder Scotty Joe Stowes
    Elder Scotty Joe Stowes, 66, of Opelika, AL passed away on Monday, July 18, 2022, at his residence.Public Visitation will be held Saturday, July 23, 2022, from 3:00 p.m. CST until 6:00 p.m. CST, at Silmon-Seroyer Funeral Home Chapel in LaFayette, AL.Graveside Services will be Sunday, July 24, 2022, 11:00 a.m. CST, at Dadeville City Read More…
  • Obituary: Mrs. Angelia Caldwell France
    Mrs. Angelia Caldwell France, 59, of Camp Hill, AL passed away on Monday, July 18, 2022, at Russell Medical Center in Alexander City, AL.Public Visitation will be held Friday, July 22, 2022, from 3:00 p.m. CST until 6:00 p.m. CST, at Silmon-Seroyer Funeral Home Chapel in LaFayette, AL.Graveside Services will be Saturday, July 23, 2022, Read More…
  • Obituary: Ms. Virginia Fears Bryant
    Ms. Virginia Fears Bryant, 80 of LaFayette, AL passed away on Monday, July 18, 2022, at her residence. Public Visitation will be held Friday, July 22, 2022, from 12:00 p.m. CST until 6:00 p.m. CST, at Silmon-Seroyer Funeral Home Chapel in LaFayette, AL. Graveside Services will be Saturday, July 23, 2022, 11:00 a.m. CST, at Read More…
  • Council votes to increase water, sewer rates
    By Jody Stewart With all city council members present a unanimous vote was made to raise the city’s water and sewer rates at Monday night’s city council meeting. Recently, LaFayette has had the opportunity to receive a grant in excess of 1 million dollars to improve its water and sewer infrastructure. However, the Alabama Rural Read More…
  • Ennis sworn in as new LaFayette councilperson
    David Ennis was sworn at Monday night’s city council meeting by Judge Calvin Milford. Ennis a Certified Public Accountant has filled the vacancy left on the LaFayette City Council when Councilman Shannon Hunter resigned a few months ago. Newly appointed councilman David Ennis thanked the setting council for their unanimous vote to place him on Read More…
  • Council proclaims August 5 as “Day of Prayer”
    By Jody Stewart Monday night the LaFayette City council met at the Alfa Building with a larger than normal crowd present. The agenda included swearing in of new councilman, discussing water rates and passing a proclamation for LaFayette to have a Day of Prayer. The proclamation reads:“We as duly elected and appointed leaders of the Read More…

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