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Local News For Tuesday, May 3rd, 2022

Good morning y’all, and now a little news to get you up and going. weather-wise, the heat is on the next few days as highs climb into the upper 80s and lower 90s. It is likely we’ll have our first official 90 degree day of the year by Wednesday or Thursday.

Now your Daily arrest report is brought to you by Trenter Bail Bonding, locked up, need to get out, call Jeff, or Jimmy at 334-864-5559. From Chambers County, Chambers County Sheriff's Office reports the following:

Courtney Dandre Cammon, 28, of Lanett, AL was arrested for Attempting to Elude a Law Enforcement Officer

Justin Keith Smith, 26, of Valley, AL was arrested for Failure to Pay - Child Support Lanett Police also report the following incidents:

1. Theft 1st reported in the 300 Blk E 19th St.

2. Menacing reported in the 1800 Blk 68th Ct SW.

3. Burglary 3rd, Theft 4th reported in the 1800 Blk 18th St SW.

4. Harassment reported in the 300 Blk E 18th St.

and from Valley

Benny Lee Matney, 44 from Five Points

FTA Traffic X4, and Bail Jumping 2nd Degree X2

Valley Police also reported the following incidents:

2200 Block of 52nd St.

Incident / Offense

Domestic Violence 3rd Degree Harassment

300 Block of WF Burns Drive

Incident / Offense

Theft of Property 1st Degree

and now Obituary's brought to you by Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home, providing dignified service since 1900.

Johnson Brown Funeral Home announces the passing of Mr. Thomas Gabrielle Antley, 45 of Valley, AL passed away Saturday, April 29, 2022 at his residence.

Mr. Antley is survived by his daughter, Danielle Antley; sisters & brothers, Tina Prestridge, Tammy White, Richard Antley, Jr. Jason Antley, Sr., & Jody Antley; and a number of nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard David Antley, Sr., & Peggy Jo McManus Antley.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date by the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Thomas Gabrielle Antley Memorial Fund at Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home.

Visit to light a Remembrance Candle or sign the online guest book.

Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley, AL Directing

Johnson Brown Funeral Home also announces the passing Penny Lynn Williams, 61, a resident of West Point, GA passed away Sunday, May 1, 2022 at Piedmont Columbus Regional Hospital in Columbus, GA. She was born on November 15, 1960 in Columbus, GA.

Survivors include her life partner, Eugene Jennings; mother, Barbara Buckalew Holstun; two sons, Emory Williams (April) & Robert Williams (Cristy); sister, Donna Tumlin; brother, Richard Windsor (Brenda); four grandchildren, Vann, Madisyn, Cheralyn, & Olivia; and her nieces & nephews.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

Visit to light a remembrance candle or sign the online guestbook.

Johnson Brown-Service of Valley, AL Directing

Peggy Faye Hurst, 51, passed away on April 27, 2022 in Pell City, AL. She was born in Opelika, AL & was a lifelong resident of Valley, AL. Peggy was a loving mother, sister, daughter, neighbor, and one of her proudest titles -Oma to her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her mother Darlene M. Hall and brother Anthony Shane Hurst.

Peggy was a kind-hearted neighbor that loved loudly. She will be greatly missed by her family: daughters Brandi Johnson (late Joshua Johnson), Chasity Nivens (Sean), & Katie Hurst; grandchildren Eden Harmon, Brycen Hurst, Georgia Nivens, Jersey Johnson, & Presley Johnson; sister Melody Baker (Ashley), father Melvin Hurst Jr (Georgia), brother Marcus Hurst, step-father George Hall Sr, and many cousins, nieces, nephews, & friends. On May 7, 2022 The family will host a Celebration of Life memorial at Anderson Park on West Point Lake starting at 12PM EST with the service timed for 3:30PM EST. Friends & family will remember Peggy by spending the afternoon in the sun, swimming, and eating with family -one of her favorite things.

Be sure and listen to Gator Radio this morning from 6-10 am EST. as we bring you more news, events going on, and the biggest hits from the ’70s, 80s, and 90s online at

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