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January 6th

New lightbulb regulations raise concerns

January 6, 2014

BY MARY GARRISON
editor@dailytimesleader.com

It's a new year, and U.S. residents could be looking at the world in a whole new light. … At least, they will in their homes.

Paving the way: West Point approves force main relocation for Yokohama Boulevard construction project

January 6, 2014

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

The West Point Board of Selectmen held a special call meeting Friday to discuss the advertisement for bids for issuance of $460,000 worth of general obligation bonds for the McClure Building renovation and a few additional bullet points.

January 3rd

Calvert gets it done in frontcourt

January 3, 2014

By Will Nations
sports@dailytimesleader.com

It could be a tough time for senior Demarius Calvert inside the paint as a member of the West Point Green Wave frontcourt.
Yet the undersized, 6-foot-2-inch power forward does not let any problem with a height disadvantage become a decisive factor in his performance on the court.
With an incredible vertical leap and confidence in his personal ability, Calvert has learned to even the playing field against his bigger opponents, continuing to prove many doubters that he belongs with the big guys down low.

New Year’s weight-loss challenge requires perseverance to succeed

January 3, 2014

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

One of the better aspects of a brand new year is the tabula rasa (or blank slate) component. Better referred to as a new year’s “resolution,” individuals will set a moment aside to establish a list of dos and don’ts for the next 365 calendar days. Oftentimes weight loss or physique improvements make their ways onto a multitude of resolutions. But it’s more than just making it a resolution, it’s a routine that requires constant effort.

Area highways active, yet safe during holiday

January 3, 2014

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

It was a relatively smooth new year as far as illicit activity goes according to county and state law enforcement agencies.
Clay County Sheriff Eddie Scott said his department received a “pretty high” volume of calls, but of those none were emergency situations or violent in nature.
“Overall it was pretty good,” said Scott. “There were no major accidents.”

Driver strikes home, incurs DUI charge after New Year's Eve crash

January 3, 2014

DTL staff

New Year’s eve quickly turned traumatic for one West Point family, when an allegedly impaired driver struck a home on North Division Street.

January 2nd

OAK HILL CONTINUES TOURNEY STRETCH

January 2, 2014

Lady Raiders, Raiders head to Kirk Academy Classic

DTL staff

Oak Hill Academy's basketball teams continue their holiday tournament stretch today in the Kirk Academy 2014 Basketball Classic in Grenada.
The Lady Raiders tip off against the Carroll Academy Lady Rebels at 10:30 a.m. on the campus of Kirk Academy, followed by the boys match-up with Carroll slated for 11:45 a.m. The opening games start a three-game stretch in the classic as Oak Hill will play North Delta School Friday afternoon and DeSoto School Saturday morning.

A warmer winter

January 2, 2014

By Donna Summerall
life@dailytimesleader.com

The Refuge's Coats for Clay was successful in its second year of making sure children at Sally Kate Winters Family Services have warm winter coats.

Simmons retires after 45 years

January 2, 2014

By Donna Summerall
life@dailytimesleader.com

Mike Simmons has been matching the needs of his clients with the best insurance coverage at affordable prices for 45 years. He began his career at Moseley – White Insurance in 1969. He remained at that office until 1992, when he went to work for Galloway, Chandler, McKinney Insurance. He has now decided the time has come to retire.

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