LaFayette Sun

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

  • 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…
  • $40 billion without oversight? I think not
    There is a different side to the Ukraine story than we’ve been told. Corruption has run rampant through the Ukrainian government ever since it gained independence from the former Soviet Union. One watchdog name Ukraine the second most corrupt nation in the world. That ranking by Transparency International rated Ukraine the second most corrupt in Read More…
  • Mike’s Musings: Airline travel woes, flying is frustrating
    Editor’s Note: My friend wrote the following commentary about his experience flying to Florida. We have all been warned that flying is becoming more and more dicey. Personally, I fly back in forth monthly from Florida to Michigan, and luckily, other than price hikes and a cut back in direct flights, I have not experienced Read More…
  • Mrs. Felicia Hughley-Burns
    Mrs. Felicia Hughley-Burns, 50 of LaFayette, AL passed away on Thursday, July 14, 2022.Public Visitation will be held Tuesday, July 19, 2022, from 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. CST, at Silmon-Seroyer Funeral Home Chapel in LaFayette, AL.Graveside Services will be held Wednesday, July 20, 2022, 12:00 p.m. CST, at Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church in Read More…
  • Keith Wilkerson
    Keith Wilkerson 66, of Dadeville, Alabama died Friday July 15, 2022 at the East Alabama Medical Center.Keith was born in Randolph County, Alabama June 17, 1956 to the late Ernest Wilkerson and the late EuniceBurke Wilkerson, he was a member of the LaFayette Heights Baptist Church in LaFayette, graduated from Chambers Academy in 1975, was Read More…
  • Mrs. Shirley Jean Sullivan
    Mrs. Shirley Jean Sullivan, 75, of Camp Hill, AL, formally of Anniston, AL, passed away on Friday July 8, 2022.Public Visitation was held Wednesday, July 13, 2022, from 3:00 p.m. CST until 6:00 p.m. CST, at Silmon-Seroyer Funeral Home Chapel in LaFayette, AL.Graveside Services were Thursday, July 14, 2022, 11:00 a.m. CST, at Mt. Lovely Read More…
  • Mrs. Marilyn Joyce Flanagin
    Mrs. Marilyn Joyce Flanagin, age 80, of Cusseta, Alabama, passed away Monday, June 11, 2022, at East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika, AL.The family received friends on Saturday, July 16, 2022, from 1:30 PM until 2:30 PM EST at Berry Highland South Funeral Home, 9010 Simpson Road, Knoxville, TN, 37920, a Graveside Service followed at Read More…
  • Mr. Forrest Lee Holloway
    Mr. Forrest Lee Holloway, 65, of LaFayette, AL passed away on Monday, July 11, 2022.Public Visitation was held on Friday, July 15, 2022, from 3:00 p.m. CST until 6:00 p.m. CST, at Silmon-Seroyer Funeral Home Chapel in LaFayette, AL.Funeral Services were Saturday, July 16, 2022, 1:00 p.m. CST, at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church in LaFayette, Read More…

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