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‘We’re all in:’ Cooperative spirit celebrated in the Outlook’s largest special edition of the year

‘We’re all in:’ Cooperative spirit celebrated in the Outlook’s largest special edition of the year

No matter where you turn in the Lake Martin community, signs of cooperation and progress are easy to find. From new industry coming to the ... Read more


Suspect in pharmacy heist guilty of federal gun charges

A man believed to be responsible for the Feb. 11, 2014 armed robbery of a Dadeville pharmacy plead guilty to a federal weapon charge Monday ... Read more

  1. Wild Game Cook-Off draws a crowd
  2. Job prep workshop designed to get applicants ready for job fair
  3. “The Reverend”: Burns remembers Maxwell, murders

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No meeting scheduled on rental ordinance

The Alexander City City Council has yet to reschedule a work session to discuss a rental property ordinance, an idea that was raised by resident ... Read more

Road work moves to Lee Street Monday

Infrastructure work by city utility department crews on Church Street in advance of  paving under the recently passed ACRIP (half-cent sales tax for street improvements ... Read more

‘Stand Up’ prayer event tonight at Strand Park

This evening at Strand Park in Alexander City a special prayer service will be held to “lift up those who are being persecuted in prayer.” ... Read more

Home Depot honored for its efforts to help area veterans

Home Depot honored for its efforts to help area veterans

When it comes to helping area veterans, few businesses can match the efforts of the Alexander City Home Depot store. Over the past three years, ... Read more

Work continues on Masonic Building

The façade of the city’s oldest and most recognizable building has been covered with plywood, but the building’s owner said there is no reason for ... Read more

  1. Kiwanians set for steak dinner and auction Saturday
  2. ACMS students get creative to learn about metric system
  3. Community mourns loss of AU legend ‘Red’ Phillips
  4. Jamie Dark named local Woman of Year
  5. City schools adjust lunch prices, grad requirements
  6. Wellborn’s TV fame attracting visitors
  7. Local churches and groups plan services and egg hunts for all in the community
  8. Last call for Sun Festival Art Contest entries
  9. 70 volunteers turn out Saturday for trash pickup
  10. Daviston church cemetery among locations targeted in teen shooting spree
  11. Slapout’s Braden crowned winner of Kowaliga Idol 7
  12. City workers find illegal dump off Rebecca Street
  13. Diane Mitchell named Coosa Woman of Year
  14. LEAD F0RWARD: Chicken Salad Chick founder challenges area women to find their reality
  15. County gets A-plus on 4-year audit
  16. Ousted Camp Hill officers seek damages from town
  17. Carlisle Drug Co. to reopen Saturday
  18. United Way tops campaign fundraising goal
  19. Police capture wanted man after he jumps from window and flees
  20. Meeting on rental ordinance postponed
  21. BRHS students travel to Europe for spring break
  22. State Senate passes Open Meetings Bill
  23. Dadeville Police educate officials on signs of clandestine drug labs
  24. Open records laws designed to make sure that citizens have open access


Lady Wildcats making strong run toward postseason

Lady Wildcats making strong run toward postseason

The Benjamin Russell Lady Wildcats are on a hot streak entering the final stretch of the 2015 regular season. The Lady Wildcats (8-6-2) have won ... Read more

  1. Tide, Saban made clear mistakes in signing Taylor
  2. ACMS wins Tallapoosa Throwdown Tournament
  3. Checklist for hiring next Tide basketball coach

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Turning up the volume on Holy Week

This is one of my favorite times of year. The quiet, penitential season of Lent takes a dramatic turn as we begin Holy Week on ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

GOP Senator Ted Cruz is eating crow and getting Obamacare

Dear Editor, Senator Ted Cruz is the Man!! He is in and running. You have to a “mindset” and a reason for running. Mr. Cruz ... Read more


Ringling decision sounds death knell to an era

It was shortly after 7 a.m. Thursday when my day took an ugly turn. That’s when an Associated Press news flash alerted me via my ... 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