Horseshoe Bend FCCLA celebrates 70 years of service

Horseshoe Bend FCCLA celebrates 70 years of service

Members of the Horseshoe Bend High School FCCLA have been busy this week as they celebrate FCCLA Week. Not only are they celebrating 70 years ... Read more


Former Lyman Ward employee arrested on sex charges

A former employee at Lyman Ward Military Academy in Camp Hill was arrested Thursday on charges stemming from alleged sexual contact with two male cadets ... Read more

  1. In advance of election, council-mayor pay debated
  2. Lewis honored by Humane Society for work on Patterson animal cruelty case
  3. BRHS Robotics not just about the cool toys

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Whatley’s ‘Ava’s Law’ passed by state Senate

A bill sponsored by Sen. Tom Whatley (R-Auburn), which could strengthen the penalty for aggravated child abuse, has been passed by the Senate. Whatley, who ... Read more

Valentine’s event gives chance to rescue shelter pets

You don’t have to buy roses for Rover to share your Valentine’s Day love with man’s best friend. Instead, you and your human sweetheart can ... Read more

Churches take multiple approaches on Ash Wednesday

Churches take multiple approaches on Ash Wednesday

Several area churches held special events yesterday in observance of Ash Wednesday. In Alexander City several churches held Ash Wednesday celebrations, but one of the ... Read more

Attorney seeks delay in McDaniel murder case

The attorney representing Matthew Clate McDaniel, 33, of Dadeville who is charged with murder in the Jan. 17 shooting death of Norman Dean Crayton has ... Read more

BRHS graduation rate dips slightly

Benjamin Russell High School saw its graduation rate slip by three percentage points from 87 percent in 2014 to 84 percent in 2015, according to ... Read more

  1. Dadeville Council votes to join county in Sunday sales vote
  2. Teacher of the Year Green admits she has a crush on math
  3. Indictments issued in animal cruelty cases
  4. Fishing tournament brought big bucks to local economy
  5. New fire station taking shape in Hackneyville
  6. Tickets on sale for Lead Forward Women’s Conference
  7. Commissioners get updates on service projects
  8. Firefighter of the Year is Kelly Scott’s swan song
  9. Itawamba team overcomes run of bad luck to win Bassmaster on Lake Martin


Benjamin Russell defeats Northridge in season opener

Benjamin Russell defeats Northridge in season opener

After a tight first half, the Benjamin Russell Wildcats pulled away to open the season with a 3-1 win over the Northridge Jaguars on Tuesday ... Read more

  1. Lady Wildcats fall to Lady Jags in opener
  2. Highlights from this year’s Tide recruiting class

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Sign petition for a system with a better chance to succeed

We need to make a change in Alexander City’s government. That’s not a political statement – at least it’s not a statement I make to ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Christianity, and all religions, have varied perspectives

Dear Editor, I am truly saddened by the recent letters from certain so called Christian writers who apparently want to establish a Theocracy.  According to ... Read more


OUR VIEW: Tallapoosa County again proves that it has a big heart

One of the challenges that parents face today is how to encourage their children to get involved. We struggle with illustrating to them just how ... Read more


Bass tournaments to make February a busy time on Lake Martin

Lake Martin will be busy the month of February as it plays host to two different fishing tournaments. The Bassmaster College Series Southern Conference Regional ... Read more