Man unhurt after car he was driving was hit by train

Man unhurt after car he was driving was hit by train

There aren’t too many people who can say they walked away from a collision with a train without even a scratch, but Victor “Peewee” Mazahua ... Read more


Downtown roadwork to begin on Monday

No matter where you drove in the downtown area Friday, there was more activity than ants working on a half-eaten jelly sandwich. Crews from the ... Read more

  1. Scale Back Alabama honors biggest losers
  2. Boys & Girls Club plans summer teen program
  3. ‘Autie Litter’ gives area students ecology lesson

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BRHS Drama to present “Hairspray” starting Monday

BRHS Drama to present “Hairspray” starting Monday

The Benjamin Russell High School drama team is set to open its next performance series with “Hairspray.” The musical was going to be “Annie” but ... Read more

Public sounds off on landfill proposal

Residents of the Knight Road area turned out to voice concerns about the possibility of an inert landfill being located there on land owned by ... Read more

Participants sought public safety academy that begins May 5

Cara Clark / The Outlook We hail them as our heroes, but do we really know how much effort goes into the jobs of area ... Read more

Kiwanians learn history of feed and seed business

Fay Floyd owns and, with her four full-time employees, operates Floyd’s Feed & Seed at 273 N. Broadnax St. in Dadeville. If it has to ... Read more

REMINDER: Public hearing tonight on proposed inert landfill on Knight Road

Tallapoosa County Commissioners will hold a public hearing tonight for citizens to be heard on the possibility of a new inert landfill being established on ... Read more

  1. Jim Pearson gives back on Earth Day
  2. Sales tax for schools plan creates questions
  3. Volunteers needed for Saturday cleanup
  4. Bentley backs off plan for state park closures
  5. Water Festival’s Lakeside classes provide kids exciting environmental education
  6. Aliant Bank gets a new name
  7. Local fallen soldiers honored as part of state memorial
  8. BRHS Bridge Program aims to develop next-level skills
  9. Camp Hill starts search for new council member
  10. Council accepts bid for downtown road work
  11. CACC honors its best and brightest
  12. Tax info session set tonight in New Site
  13. Rain spares most local weekend events
  14. Rotary Club gets a lesson from Aprinta officials
  15. Sales tax for schools presented to public
  16. Local bills on annexation, sheriff’s pay await Bentley’s signature
  17. From Laurel to limelight, Martin to be honored by his hometown
  18. Doctor breaking new ground in orthopedics
  19. Dadeville Elementary students go hands-on for news broadcast
  20. Hamp Lyon Stadium project on schedule
  21. GRANDSTANDING? Tuggle says announced cuts will happen if alternatives not found
  22. New Site Trade Show scheduled Saturday
  23. Kiwanians learn that Dadeville was home Alabama’s first medical school
  24. Tallapoosa County honors its dispatchers


Wildcats riding win streak into postseason

Wildcats riding win streak into postseason

The Benjamin Russell Wildcats have been staying on the right side of the win-loss column with the start of the playoffs officially set to begin ... Read more

  1. Little lessons learned from my trip to the Big Apple
  2. Horseshoe Bend’s Meadows wins Bryant Jordan Scholar Athlete Award
  3. Horseshoe Bend’s Anderson fulfilling a life-long dream

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Be it resolved…we all need more money

After careful consideration and looking at all the factors, I have discovered that there is a desperate need to increase revenue to fund my continuing ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

The question now is what kind of president does America need next?

Dear Editor: Are we ready for another Bush? George 41, and George 43, could have closed off the Border but, neither were concerned enough about ... Read more


Ringling decision sounds death knell to an era

It was shortly after 7 a.m. Thursday when my day took an ugly turn. That’s when an Associated Press news flash alerted me via my ... 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