Pacesetters set tone for United Way campaign

Pacesetters set tone for United Way campaign

Amtech and the Lake Martin Community Hospital, designated as pacesetters for Lake Martin Area United Way’s annual campaign, have both seen employees greet the annual ... Read more


CACC gets mixed news in rankings

Corey Arwood / The Outlook Recent rankings for Central Alabama Community College highlight transitions and underline benefits, according to acting president, Dr. Susan Burrow. CACC ... Read more

  1. City schools weigh tax fund options
  2. Blue Bell returns to area freezers
  3. Tuggle unsure of future, won’t rule out run for another office

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Sales tax increase hits today

Consumers buying anything in Tallapoosa County will be paying a little more today as the county’s 1 percent sales tax for schools will begin being ... Read more  | 1 comment

Trooper post closures among potential cuts

Trooper post closures among potential cuts

Despite information circulating that the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency will close several State Trooper posts including the one here in Alexander City in the coming ... Read more

Labor Day Concert at The Amp to feature Railroad Earth

Lake Martin Amphitheater will host Railroad Earth, The Lonely Biscuits and The Vegabonds at its annual Labor Day Weekend Concert set for Sunday, Sept. 6, ... Read more

Mother indicted in connection with death of 3-year-old son

The mother of a 3-year-old boy who died last December has been indicted on charges that she caused his death. Bethany Brown Missildine was indicted ... Read more

Residents seem to favor Dadeville saggy pants ordinance

Corey Arwood / The Outlook There seems to be a general consensus among residents of Dadeville and Tallapoosa County that they would favor a potential ... Read more

  1. First Lady Dianne Bentley files for divorce from governor
  2. POLICE REPORTS: Law enforcement activity for Aug. 18-27
  3. State official says closure of drivers license offices is a real possibility
  4. Tidbits from a community newspaper man
  5. State parks director says funding cuts could doom parks
  6. Bobby Speake honored as Realtor of the Year
  7. Arrest made in death of local man on inmate road crew
  8. Alex City Schools open registration for HIPPY
  9. Run on lake property fuels impressive sales figures
  10. Tourism director sings state and area’s praises
  11. Dadeville aims to belt saggy pants
  12. Runaway teen makes his way back home to Miami
  13. Warehouse burglary suspects indicted
  14. Tuggle says he won’t run for another term in the state house
  15. With help from Superheroes, Lake Martin Area United Way kicks off campaign
  16. Alexander City Civitan club struggling for membership, may disband
  17. County career tech center program is nationally accredited
  18. Fall Horizon’s Unlimited schedule set
  19. New Site celebrates 50 years as a town
  20. CACC president’s job officially posted
  21. ‘Superlice’ causing concern for health officials  | 1 comment
  22. Camp Hill tries to sort out town’s finances
  23. Camp Hill police search for runaway teen
  24. Lake Martin Area United Way campaign kickoffs Tuesday


Rebels ready to open region play with LaFayette

The Class 2A No. 4 Reeltown Rebels will open area play on the road Friday, as they will travel to face the LaFayette Bulldogs. Reeltown ... Read more

  1. Kovash named new CACC baseball coach
  2. Five entertaining games to kick off the 2015 season
  3. Alexander City’s Howard qualifies for Olympic Swim Trials

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Some dogs chase the mailman, mine eat the mail

Thursday Mary Lyman and I went to Birmingham meet my brother and his wife and my mother for her 77th birthday party at Chuy’s, which ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

GOP has a terrific field with very diverse candidates

Dear Editor, I would like to respond to the quasi-editorial by Tina Dupuy in today’s paper.   What a crock!   She is supposed to ... Read more | 5 comments


OUR VIEW: Real cuts or budget propaganda?

Several heads of state agencies in the state are beginning to predict doomsday for their agencies. Gregory Lein, the director of Alabama’s state parks, is ... 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