City’s comprehensive plan for future reviewed by the public

City’s comprehensive plan for future reviewed by the public

Residents as well as community leaders got a first-hand look at what could be a working plan for the future of Alexander City, as a ... Read more

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Cooperation pays off as officials open new Russell Blvd.

Cooperation pays off as officials open new Russell Blvd.

Monday was a “great day for Alexander City” as a project that took more than three years to reach fruition was finally declared complete. Local ... Read more

Councill Middle School becomes ‘Leader In Me’ school

Councill Middle School becomes ‘Leader In Me’ school

Starting this semester, Councill Middle School has created a means for students and faculty leaders to have their voices heard. As a part of becoming ... Read more

Prescription drug take back event a 90-pound success

Prescription drug take back event a 90-pound success

Officials are hailing another successful drug take back event, after hosting a third edition of the efforts to collect outdated and unwanted medication. Saturday’s third ... Read more

Comprehensive plan review tonight

What direction will Alexander City take in the future? The answer to that question will begin to take shape tonight as the final draft of ... Read more

Alexander City Arts brings ‘Beehive’ to town on Thursday

Alexander City Arts brings ‘Beehive’ to town on Thursday

By Savannah Harrison / Outlook Staff Writer Theatergoers and musical lovers are in for a treat next week as Alexander City Arts, Inc., and Birmingham’s ... Read more

  1. Three local men arrested for roles in Sept. 5 Happy Mart robbery
  2. United Way campaign total rises past $100K
  3. Red Cross updates public on changes
  4. Food Bank of East Alabama helps keep needy fed
  5. Russell Medical Center’s cafeteria closed for ‘facelift’
  6. Chamber launches mobile app to help promote the area
  7. Animal art auction a big success
  8. Police: In wake of vehicle break-ins, make it hard on would-be thieves
  9. Art auction to benefit animal shelter set tonight at Wine Emporium
  10. Interim chief resigns amid controversy over social media posts
  11. Vote on loan for softball building delayed again in New Site
  12. EBCTC receives $75,000 grant for welding program
  13. Our Town Country Cupboard to close its doors on Sept. 27
  14. Alexander City Police investigate apparent Monday night drive-by shooting
  15. Rotary speaker talks about war in Syria
  16. City settles with canine officers over back pay for dogs’ care
  17. State and local road projects in advanced planning stage
  18. Area and state unemployment numbers are improving
  19. Elkahatchee bridge dedicated to William Jones
  20. Meth lab busted in Dadeville home for second time in 4 months
  21. Boy Scouts have in-school programs as well
  22. Third annual Drug Take Back Event set Sept. 27
  23. AG candidate Hubbard: ‘Fighting crime should be top priority’
  24. Former Councill administrators face indictments


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Make your feelings known on sales tax increase

Dear Editor, On Monday Aug. 4, the City Council will meet to hammer out details on a matter that will impact all of Alexander City ... Read more


United Way kicks off with Pinewood Derby

Henry Foy has a good eye. See for yourself and stop by Emporium Wine in the next few weeks and take in the art exhibit ... Read more


Ukrainian children get American-style Christmas

Christmas came early this year for seven Ukrainian children visiting Lake Martin through Manifold Mercies’ orphan hosting program. The children, all from the town of ... Read more

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