Horseshoe Bend Science Olympiad team brings home a state crown

Horseshoe Bend Science Olympiad team brings home a state crown

Kolbe Giddens and Colby Peters have skills that many in the area do not have. The two can build and program robots and even control ... Read more


Fatal shooting probe complete, results to be made public today

The office of Fifth Judicial Circuit District Attorney E. Paul Jones will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. this morning to release the findings ... Read more

  1. Sylacauga man arrested and vehicle returned in auto theft case
  2. Russell Forest run set for Saturday
  3. Eclectic death ruled a homicide, ‘person of interest’ identified

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Lake levels begin the seasonal climb

Despite a rainy February, the water level of Lake Martin is rising at normal rates, according to Bryan Atkins of ADECA’s Office of Water Resources. ... Read more

Foshee brothers follow family tradition

The Foshee name is returning to the service station business in Alexander City after being absent for a while. Brothers Lee and Brandon Foshee are ... Read more

Power plant gets OK to discharge wastewater

The Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) issued on Monday a modification to the water discharge permit for CER Generation, a division of Exelon Corp., ... Read more

Public hearing not yet set on proposed Knight Road landfill

With the Tallapoosa County Commissioners set to meet again on March 9, a public hearing on the request by the Alexander City City Council to ... Read more

Optimism abounds after AdvancEd visit

The threat of winter weather caused the AdvancED external review team to cut short its visit to the Alexander City Schools this week with the ... Read more

  1. Brown empowers students at Reeltown Black History event
  2. Aliant, law enforcement team to fight counterfeiting
  3. Area on the border of winter storm warning
  4. City set to clear way for paving projects
  5. City tells residents that pipe mailer is not official notice
  6. Sen. Shelby talks water, Obama policies, jobs in Alexander City
  7. Volunteers turn out to help in Trash Walk
  8. AdvancEd review team impressed with schools’ support
  9. Neeley delivers a history lesson to Horizons
  10. Arrests made in trafficking of prescription drugs
  11. Court officials begin push to collect delinquent fees
  12. Area fares reasonably well in extreme well
  13. Test drive turned theft? Police search for suspect in theft of Mercedes
  14. Area schools show inprovement in graduation rates
  15. Springhouse chef a semifinalist for Best Chef of the South
  16. Council looks to get beyond lack of communication
  17. New-look Alex City McDonald’s set to reopen Monday
  18. Storm prep tax holiday begins Friday
  19. Council moves to make Yarn and Dye Building home to auto supplier Korens Inc.
  20. Tennessee team takes title at Bassmaster tournament
  21. Emotional crowd sounds off on entertainment district
  22. Flynt talks to Horizons on Harper Lee, politics
  23. Dadeville police arrest man accused of threating lives of officers
  24. Entertainment district on the city council agenda


Lady Wildcats tie with Trinity after late goal

Lady Wildcats tie with Trinity after late goal

The Benjamin Russell Lady Wildcats took an early lead, but a late goal by Trinity Presbyterian School ensured that Tuesday’s match would end in a ... Read more

  1. Lady Wildcats tennis falls to Opelika in sectional matchup
  2. Wildcats drop home match to Opelika
  3. Lady Wildcats tennis sets sights on sectional play

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It’s time to develop safe, vibrant environment downtown

By Henry Foy / Guest Columnist It is not surprising that the proposed Arts and Entertainment District has raised a lot of questions. It is ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Let’s not get caught up in the sensation of the entertainment district

Dear Editor, Proverbs 31:4-9 states “Gives strong drink unto him that is ready to perish, and wine unto those that be of heavy hearts. Let ... 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