After the Bell program increases enrollment

After the Bell program increases enrollment

By Savannah Harrison The Outlook Radney Elementary School is committed to learning during the day, but it doesn’t close up shop at 3:00 p.m.; in ... Read more


Weekend accidents claim three lives on local roads

The weekend proved to be a deadly one on area roads as three separate accidents claimed the lives of three victims. Friday, a one-car crash, ... Read more

  1. Engstrom turning soap-making hobby into career
  2. United Way at $371,360 in fundraising campaign
  3. Alexander City names Sandra Machen as new finance director

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Deer season begins for gun hunters Saturday

For the majority of hunters, the day many have been preparing for since last deer season is here. Starting Saturday, licensed hunters may use guns ... Read more

Finance director candidates meet with city council

The process of selecting a new finance director in Alexander City continued Tuesday with members of the city council interviewing the three final candidates. “We ... Read more

Salvation Army seeks bell ringers

The Salvation Army is looking for volunteers to ring bells all over Tallapoosa County as the organization kicks off its biggest fundraiser of the year ... Read more

School system adopts new cheer and dance procedures

The Alexander City Board of Education has been working for several months to put together a comprehensive procedure manual that will guide local cheerleading and ... Read more

Four HBS cheerleaders heading to Big Apple

Four HBS cheerleaders heading to Big Apple

Four senior cheerleaders from Horseshoe Bend School will be representing the area as they take part in the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New ... Read more

  1. Council begins discussion on entertainment district
  2. Two arrested in warehouse burglary case
  3. Firing of part-time officer upheld in Camp Hill
  4. Salvation Army seeks donors to adopt children from ‘Angel Tree’
  5. CACC’s Burrow a finalist for top post at Calhoun Community College
  6. Council to discuss possible entertainment district
  7. Literacy Council helps to improve reading skills
  8. PATH Forum to help residents find healthy relief for stress
  9. 521 AND COUNTING: Reeltown’s Doug Lee’s streak proves he’s Rebels’ most loyal fan
  10. Camp Hill fires another police officer
  11. Local gas prices among the lowest in the nation
  12. Organizations step up for Operation Christmas Child
  13. Experts remind residents to prepare for colder temperatures
  14. City continues to wrestle with budget
  15. Internet upgrade ready to go live at courthouse
  16. Coley voted commission chairman as bond refinancing tops meeting agenda
  17. Lyman Ward to develop community cheer squad
  18. Area merchants to host Holiday Open House
  19. Residents say ‘thank you’ on Veterans Day
  20. Owners hope to have new Mandolin Cafe open by year’s end
  21. Memorial to WWII Vets gets new home
  22. Controlled burns blanket area with layer of smoke
  23. Weekend cleanup makes big impact
  24. City and county prep for Wednesday meetings


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Generals look back on 2014, prep for 2015 Read more

  1. Sometimes, you have to accept the lesser of two evils
  2. JV Wildcats fall hard at Sylacauga in 2014 opener
  3. Coosa ushers in new era

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Candy can tell you a lot about people

Seeing all the festivals this weekend, costumes in stores and having to remember to pick up candy has Halloween on my mind. But no matter ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Discretionary spending nothing new for county commissioners

Dear Editor: The article on Wednesday’s Outlook about County Commissioners spending discretionary funds like drunken sailors on shore leave shouldn’t surprise us. This practice has ... 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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