Surveillance image leads to burglary arrest

Surveillance image leads to burglary arrest

A tip from a citizen who saw a surveillance photo of a man suspected in a smash and grab burglary at a local convenience store ... Read more

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Officer thwarts store robbery

A tip from a citizen who saw a surveillance photo of a man suspected in a smash and grab burglary at a local convenience store ... Read more

  1. Coyotes keeping animal control officers busy in Alex City
  2. City to weigh pay raises, economic development pacts
  3. Hwy. 63 paving to go to September

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TAX HOLIDAY: Cities, state to waive tax, even though Tallapoosa County opts out of back-to-school shopping program

As Alabamians plunk down what is expected to total slightly more than $1 billion for back-to-school shopping this year, state revenue officials hope they’ll take ... Read more

Area’s best growers to compete at Waverly Tomato Showdown

The 8th Annual Waverly Tomato Showdown is back this Saturday. Held annually at the Standard Deluxe in Waverly experienced and novice tomato gardeners alike compete ... Read more

Experts say size, cleanliness of river makes skin issues from Lake Martin unlikely

Mitch Sneed and David Granger / The Outlook Recent reports of swimmers developing skin infections – including staph – after swimming in some Alabama lakes ... Read more

Schools prepare to welcome students

Schools prepare to welcome students

With the start of the 2015-2016 school year for Alexander City Schools drawing ever closer, local elementary schools are planning open houses for next Tuesday ... Read more

Return to school draws mixed feelings from Boys & Girls Club participants

Return to school draws mixed feelings from Boys & Girls Club participants

Area children are winding down the summer break as the start of school nears. Children taking part in the summer program of the Boys and ... Read more

  1. Wind Creek holding silent auction to raise funds for Fall Festival
  2. Rescued kitten doing well awaiting adoption
  3. Sure Shot open in its new location  | 1 comment
  4. Aulner named new Horseshoe Bend principal
  5. Will special session result in budget?
  6. Lake Martin Bama Club honored as nation’s best
  7. Three county district shops now working together for trial run
  8. Local artist Greer has opening at Gallery 128
  9. Air Force veteran gets gift of flight for 90th birthday
  10. Sun Festival ends with a bang
  11. Drivers to see easier access for licenses
  12. Wilson hopes to make Excelsior Ink a community fixture
  13. Sun Festival heads towards the finish line
  14. Harold Banks Canoe Trail dedicated
  15. We have winners in the Treasure Hunt
  16. Today’s Pie in the Sky Treasure Hunt Clue
  17. Council rift comes to a head at work session  | 1 comment
  18. ‘Coffee Corner’ wins MainStreet’s Missing Piece competition  | 1 comment
  19. Canoe trail to be dedicated Friday
  20. Council work session set tonight on public works reorganization
  21. FAITH NIGHT: Christian sound featured tonight at Sun Festival
  22. Schools seek bids for a new BRHS vocational building
  23. Thursday’s Sun Festival ‘Pie in the Sky Treasure Hunt’ clue
  24. New Site hit hard as thunderstorms thump area again

Sports

Golf fundraiser supports BRHS girls, boys programs

Golf fundraiser supports BRHS girls, boys programs

The community came out and hit the greens on Friday to support the Benjamin Russell High School girls and boys golf programs. The Wildcats hosted ... Read more

  1. Dadeville volleyball to enter new era under Ford
  2. Location moved for BRHS football season ticket sales
  3. Lady Generals prepped for start of high school volleyball practices

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Columns

Hot days mean lots to do in Alexander City

There are times this summer when our downtown seems hot, humid, empty. But not for long. Alexander City has a lot – and I mean ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Common people have lost their voice

Dear Editor, “Write your congressman.” “Call your congressman.” “E-mail your congressman.” We hear it and read it repeatedly. I have followed this advice for years ... Read more

Blogs

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

Lifestyles

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