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Missing and endangered person alert issued for Oxford man
The Oxford Police Department is asking for the public's assistance locating a missing man.
Report: Escambia County murder took place during drug deal robbery
ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. -- An arrest report states this past weekend's fatal shooting in Escambia County took place during a drug deal robbery. Isaiah Jamal Collie, 24, of Pensacola, is charged with homicide and attempted homicide. He was arrested Monday morning in Roanoke, Alabama. The murder took place Saturday night...
Dadeville Dream Home Sells for $1.15M
A stunning 2-story house near Dadeville, Alabama recently sold for an impressive $1,150,000 on December 5th. Located at 567 Harbor View Blvd, Dadeville, AL, 36853, this beautiful property offers a truly remarkable living experience.
Live Streaming Guide for High School Boys Basketball Games in Clay County, Alabama
• High school basketball games in Clay County, Alabama can be watched live today. • The games can be followed on the NFHS Network. • Viewers can keep track of their family members or alma mater.
19-year-old dead in single-vehicle crash near LaFayette
CHAMBERS COUNTY, Ala. (WTVM) - One man is dead following a single-vehicle crash in Chambers County. According to officials, the crash happened on Sunday, December 3, around 5 p.m. near LaFayette. They say the victim, identified as 19-year-old Oscar Lopez, drove off the roadway and flipped multiple times. Lopez was...
Valley High hosts lunch and learn on litter
The war on litter in the county continues as Alabama PALS Coordinator Jamie Mitchell visited Valley High School for a lunch and learn session on Wednesday. The post Valley High hosts lunch and learn on litter appeared first on Valley Times-News.
LaFayette police officer was arrested in November on harassment charges, as was second man
LaFayette Police Department (LPD) Sgt. Derrick Coley turned himself into the Chambers County Jail on Nov. 15, after warrants for harassment and harassing communication were filed against him. The two warrants were filed by private citizen, Jeremy Loftin, at the county clerk’s office. Coley also filed a warrant on Loftin on the charge of harassment, […] The post LaFayette police officer was arrested in November on harassment charges, as was second man appeared first on Valley Times-News.
LaFayette Council talks strategic plan
The LaFayette City Council held a work session before their regular Monday night meeting, where they discussed the drafting of a new strategic plan for the city’s future. Ben Wieseman, a real estate developer and owner of Place Associates consulting firm, was invited by Mayor Kenneth Vines to speak to the council. He discussed the […] The post LaFayette Council talks strategic plan appeared first on Valley Times-News.
Christmas with Friends
Scott Blake and his band, the Fireball Singers and the Modulators, are preparing for another Christmas concert. They raised almost $10,000 last year for three separate organizations. This year, the concert will benefit Tallapoosa Aid to People in Alexander City, the Care House in Sylacauga and the Elmore County Food Pantry in Wetumpka.
Pensacola man wanted for Saturday murder arrested in Alabama and awaits extradition
A Pensacola man suspected of killing another person Saturday was found and arrested in Roanoke, Alabama. The Escambia County Sheriff's Office announced 24-year-old Isaiah Collie was wanted for allegedly fatally shooting another man in the chest in the 3400 block of North Tarragona Street. "There was a male victim, (and)...
Are cities seeing holiday shoplifting spike? Alabama law seeks to deter retail theft
Retail theft can impact any business, whether it's a big-box store or a small business. Data from Capitol One shows, last year, retailers in Alabama lost more than one billion dollars due to theft. Danny Mordecai, owner of Mordecai Sporting Goods in Gardendale, said when theft hits small businesses like...
Fairfax Elementary gets a new principal
Lauren Dabbs, formerly the assistant principal, has been hired as the new principal for Fairfax Elementary School in Chambers County School District. The post Fairfax Elementary gets a new principal appeared first on Valley Times-News.
Goldville house catches fire
A Goldville house caught fire Thursday afternoon but luckily no one was inside. Volunteer fire departments from New Site, Hackneyville and Daviston all responded to the scene alongside Alexander City Fire Department. Police from Alex City and New Site were also there with New Site’s Fire and Rescue team.
New Site’s Kim Vickers named AHSAA Hall of Famer
Kim Vickers has not reached her pinnacle yet. There is more work to be done. On Nov. 17, Vickers was named to the AHSAA Hall of Fame as an administrator, an honor she did not know was coming. The former Benjamin Russell and Horseshoe Bend coach and teacher works on...
$50k grant upgrades playground equipment
It was announced that Eastside John P. Powell Magnet School has been awarded $50,000 as part of the Charter Foundation’s Grant program. The Chambers County Development Authority’s Ansley Emfinger and Andie Roberts successfully wrote the grant on behalf of Eastside John P. Powell. The grant will fund new playground equipment for the school. The current playground equipment has not been updated in many years and consists of a metal jungle gym, metal and plastic slides, swings, seesaws, and a metal/plastic playset. Many of these pieces are in desperate need of replacing to make them more usable for students.
Chambers basketball gets promising start
The Chambers Academy Rebels kicked off basketball season recently with three of four teams getting an undefeated start. The JV Lady Rebels are currently 4-0 with wins over Springwood 30-22, Autauga 19-10, Trinity 29-3, and Autauga 33-17. One strength of the JV Lady Rebels is their ability to move the ball and spread out scoring. Ten players have already posted points to the board in just four games with Samatha Lovelace leading the way with 23 points so far this season. Aubie McManus has added 21 points while Trenise Tigner has scored 19 points respectively.
Oaks Farm to host breakfast with Santa
Oaks Farm is hosting a breakfast with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 9 from 9 to 11 a.m. CT. The family-friendly event will be held outside at the LaFayette farm located at 18151 Veterans Parkway. “We wanted to bring something to the community over in LaFayette and Chambers [County] that you know the families can attend […] The post Oaks Farm to host breakfast with Santa appeared first on Valley Times-News.
Hits keep coming
Fresh off of adding three more college signees, Oxford’s ’23 baseball team to pick up two more awards at NFHS/ALABCA banquet on Friday. Oxford’s 2023 state-championship baseball team recently added three college signees, and the Yellow Jackets will receive two prestigious awards Friday. Wes Brooks will receive...
Teaching to the fullest: BHS Elementary teacher named districtwide elementary teacher of the year
Whether it’s singing a song, helping a student learn to read or winning an award, Deanna Fuller always makes a grand entrance. This year, she was chosen to receive the districtwide Elementary Teacher of the Year award. The post Teaching to the fullest: BHS Elementary teacher named districtwide elementary teacher of the year appeared first on Valley Times-News.