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Lanett Mayor Arrested on Ethics Charges

LANETT, Ala. (AP) – An east Alabama mayor has been jailed on felony ethics charges. Jonathon Kyle McCoy, the mayor of Lanett which is east of Atlanta, was arrested Tuesday on three felony charges of using his official position or office for personal gain. The 56-year-old mayor surrendered at the Chambers County jail Tuesday morning, and his bond was set…

City of Lanett Mayor Arrested, Charged with Using His Office for Personal Gain

Attorney General Steve Marshall announced the arrest of Jonathon Kyle McCoy, the mayor of Lanett. He was arrested on three felony charges. The charges were using his official position or office for personal gain. McCoy, 56, surrendered at the Chambers County Jail Tuesday morning, with a bond set at $30,000. Attorney General Marshall’s Special Prosecutions Division presented evidence to a…

Tractor Trailer Involved in Crash with CSX Train

ALEA State Troopers responded to the scene of a two vehicle crash with no injuries involving a CSX train and a tractor-trailer on County Road 299 at County Road 177, Chambers County. The roadway is going to be blocked for a while. Please avoid the area if possible as Troopers continue to investigate. Categories: News Tags: 18-wheeler, chambers county, no…

Chambers County Schools Reaches $500K Energy Savings Milestone

School District Will Reinvest Savings to Create a 21st Century Learning Environment

 Energy and sustainability expert Schneider Electric today announced that Chambers County Schools in Lafayette, Alabama has reached a $500,000 savings milestone resulting from a comprehensive facilities improvement project. Schneider Electric presented a Savings Milestone Award to the Chambers County Schools Board of Education to recognize the district’s strides in energy conservation since the start of the project in 2015. “This…

Woman Dies Following Accident at Alabama Automotive Manufacturing Plant

A 20-year-old woman has died after being injured in an accident at a Chambers County industrial plant. The Chambers County Coroner’s Office says that Regina Elsea died Sunday after being critically injured in a Saturday accident. According to a statement from the Chambers County Sheriff’s Office, the incident happened at Ajin USA in Cusseta, which manufactures automotive parts. Responders first…