Tourism director sings state and area’s praises

Tourism director sings state and area’s praises

Alabama Tourism Director Lee Sentell said it’s an exciting time to promote the things that draw people to visit the state. Speaking at Tuesday’s Alexander ... Read more


Alexander City reports biz license scam

If you need a business license in Alexander City, don’t be fooled by any slick website into believing that you can obtain it online. City ... Read more

  1. Run on lake property fuels impressive sales figures
  2. Dadeville aims to belt saggy pants
  3. Runaway teen makes his way back home to Miami

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Warehouse burglary suspects indicted

Two men suspected of breaking into a number of storage warehouses in Alexander City as well as in Coosa County has again been arrested after ... Read more

Tuggle says he won’t run for another term in the state house

Tuggle says he won’t run for another term in the state house

Rep. Mark Tuggle says he is not running for re-election in 2018. “I am not running for the House again.” Tuggle said following Tuesday’s quarterly ... Read more

With help from Superheroes, Lake Martin Area United Way kicks off campaign

With help from Superheroes, Lake Martin Area United Way kicks off campaign

A room full of superheroes and potential superheroes gathered at the Betty Carol Graham Technology Center on the Central Alabama Community College campus here in ... Read more

Alexander City Civitan club struggling for membership, may disband

The Alexander City Civitan Club, a fixture among the city’s civic organizations for more than 60 years, may be disbanding, according to Brian Dix, who ... Read more

County career tech center program is nationally accredited

County career tech center program is nationally accredited

The Edward Bell Career Technical Center is now an Accredited National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) facility for welding. This prestigious designation indicates ... Read more

  1. Fall Horizon’s Unlimited schedule set
  2. New Site celebrates 50 years as a town
  3. CACC president’s job officially posted
  4. ‘Superlice’ causing concern for health officials  | 1 comment
  5. Camp Hill tries to sort out town’s finances
  6. Camp Hill police search for runaway teen
  7. Lake Martin Area United Way campaign kickoffs Tuesday
  8. Local jobless numbers remain solid
  9. Radney’s After The Bell Program continues with local funding
  10. County schools fill three positions
  11. Burglary suspects among 460 indictments returned
  12. LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTS: Activity from Aug. 12-20
  13. Horseshoe Bend to host annual muster Saturday
  14. City to recover money paid in error
  15. County school board advertising intent to end elections and appoint superintendent
  16. Horse neglect alleged by neighbor in Goodwater
  17. Report on fatal crash creates talk of additional lighting for vessels
  18. New Site set to celebrate 50 years as a town  | 1 comment
  19. School board begins budget process
  20. Cleanup of former Russell properties continues at a slow pace
  21. Ribbon cut to reopen downtown Dadeville Piggly Wiggly
  22. Holley’s Home Furniture celebrates 55 years
  23. Seniors tips lead to drug bust by task force
  24. Camp Hill’s town finances called into question by councilmember


Dadeville’s Tolbert competes at MLB RBI World Series in Dallas

A Dadeville Lady Tiger recently returned from the Lone Star State after a week of competition on the big stage. Dadeville senior shortstop/pitcher Kristen Tolbert ... Read more

  1. Generals open season tonight at rival Bulldogs
  2. With another Top-10 start, can the Tigers finish there?
  3. Dadeville, Reeltown set for clash of cross-county foes

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Even the best plans can’t account for everything

“S-S-Siri, please get me directions for Vina, Alabama,” I said. “Do what?” She replied. Siri was perplexed by my request and it had nothing to ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Trump conjures up memories of Russell’s Eugene Gwaltney

Dear Editor, The current presidential campaign has sparked as much interest as I have seen in many years.  One of the most visible and controversial ... Read more


OUR VIEW: City pay issue could bring positive change

A lexander City’s council was smart to roll back raises given to city employees with out properly following city procedures. The decision adversely impacts 11 ... 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