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Rep. Mike Hubbard arrested on felony ethics charges

BRHS grad Marcus George is now Europe’s winningest football coach

BRHS grad Marcus George is now Europe’s winningest football coach

Some of the greatest high school football coaches in Alabama have patrolled the sidelines for Benjamin Russell High School at one point or another. Whether ... Read more


Block grants awarded for city cleanup, and county water upgrades

Two local government entities have been awarded Community Development Block Grants through the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs. Alexander City was granted $250,000 ... Read more

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  3. Experts: Exercise is a start, but eating right is a healthy essential

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Council working to cut budget in Alexander City

The Alexander City City Council continued the process of closing the gap on a proposed budget shortfall Thursday, but the term ‘drop in the bucket’ ... Read more

UNITED WAY AGENCY: Palmer Place fills big need in community

For Palmer Place, the mission is to provide a comforting environment and get the information needed to bring peace to children who have been victims ... Read more

Fashion show helps raise funds for United Way programs

Fashion show helps raise funds for United Way programs

Hundreds gathered in downtown Alexander City Thursday night for a showdown of the fashionable variety. The Lake Martin Area United Way held its ‘Downtown Showdown’ ... Read more

Training day: Fire Department burns dilapidated house

Training day: Fire Department burns dilapidated house

Members of the Alexander City Fire Department used Thursday’s perfect weather to burn a house that has been abandoned following a previous fire. The burn ... Read more

Alexander City legend Cecil ‘Sausage’ Bryant celebrates milestone

Alexander City legend Cecil ‘Sausage’ Bryant celebrates milestone

For 99 years Alexander City has been home to a character named “Sausage.” For 99 years Sausage has never had coffee. For 99 years Sausage ... Read more

  1. City sets hearing on unsightly properties
  2. New details emerge in weekend boating crash on Lake Martin
  3. Russell Medical Center is prepared for unlikely arrival of Ebola patients
  4. Hearing date set for former Councill principal
  5. Schools adjust sex offender policies
  6. Attorney: Finley denied due process
  7. Council votes to give retired K-9 hero to his handler
  8. The world’s nativities on display at CACC Library
  9. Camp Hill terminates Police Chief Roosevelt Finley and top lieutenant
  10. Rep. Mike Hubbard arrested on felony ethics charges
  11. Officials remind residents of importance of serving as a juror
  12. Local unemployment rate falls
  13. Natural gas pipeline plans moving forward
  14. Authorities dealing with credit card fraud cases
  15. Governor, congressman, attorney general among those campaigning in the area
  16. Jackson’s Gap man says walking with a cross is a sign of God’s sacrifice
  17. Advocacy Center aims to help abuse victims
  18. Are we prepared for Ebola? State officials say there is a plan in place, just in case
  19. Changes ahead for Carlisle Drug Company
  20. Jury acquits man in 2011 rape case
  21. Kellyton’s Wellington Industries selected among General Motors’s best suppliers
  22. Man accidentally shoots himself in Sonic drive-through
  23. Ladun inspires capacity crowd at ‘Pretty in Pink’
  24. United Way preparing for Oct. 23 Fashion Show


‘Cats ready for familiar adversary

The Benjamin Russell Wildcats are peaking at the right time. Read more

  1. No plans to let up for Rebels
  2. Bell: ‘Something’s got to give’ at Comer
  3. It’s way to early for predicting the playoffs

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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

It’s time for a change from ‘do nothing’ elected officials

Dear Editor: Governor Robert Bentley holds the highest office in the state and yet he has taken it for granted. This is a Republican that ... 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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