Wildcats finish just short at Spanish Fort

Wildcats finish just short at Spanish Fort

SPANISH FORT – The first half belonged to the Benjamin Russell Wildcats, but the Spanish Fort Toros used 21-unanswered points in the third quarter to ... Read more


Arrests made in series of lake area burglaries

Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Department investigators believe that they have arrested three men who were involved a series of residential burglaries in the Lake Martin area. ... Read more

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Local Auburn and Bama Club presidents share their thoughts on today’s Iron Bowl

If you’re a football fan who lives within the state of Alabama, chances are this is the day you wait for all year. Tonight, you ... Read more

Wind Creek gets funds for playground upgrade

Wind Creek gets funds for playground upgrade

The playground at Wind Creek State Park will soon see extensive renovation, thanks to a grant of more than $50,000 from the federal Land and ... Read more

Legotrons robotics team earns state berth

Legotrons, the Radney Elementary School After the Bell program’s fourth- through seventh-grade robotics team, placed third in the recent district competition at the Betty Carol ... Read more

Iron Bowl fans will see very heavy security

Kevin Taylor / The Wetumpka Herald Given the latest terrorists threats around the world, sporting events including the Iron Bowl are on notice. Wednesday morning ... Read more

County awarded funds to help Micah Hill water

Gov. Robert Bentley has announced a grant of $200,000 in funds for infrastructure improvements in Tallapoosa County. The Tallapoosa County Commission was awarded $200,000 each ... Read more

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Alexander City, Dadeville youth football teams to compete at Georgia Dome

Alexander City, Dadeville youth football teams to compete at Georgia Dome

This Sunday, a pair of local football stars will battle in the arena that has hosted a Super Bowl, national championship and numerous SEC titles. ... Read more

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Counting my blessings this Thanksgiving day

Today is Thanksgiving and I can’t remember a time when I have more in my life to be thankful for. Maybe it is that I’m ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Organizers express thanks for help in “Renew our Rivers” cleanup

Dear Editor, With the 2015 LMRA “Renew our Rivers” Lake Martin cleanup now completed and tee shirts distributed, I want to express sincere gratitude to ... Read more


OUR VIEW: A look back at the week’s winners and losers

THUMBS UP: The driving forces behind the current Lake Martin Area United Way funding campaign deserve a lot of credit for coming up with such ... Read more


HAVE A BUSINESS IDEA? MainStreet sponsors business competition to turn ‘entrepreneurial visions into realities’

If you have an idea for a business that proves to be the right fit for downtown Alexander City, but just need some help getting ... Read more