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CACC truck driving program puts people to work behind the wheel

CACC truck driving program puts people to work behind the wheel

Central Alabama Community College is helping many in the area and beyond find jobs quickly. It is not through the traditional classroom path but through ... Read more

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Archer on same-sex marriage: ‘Political ping pong and we are the ball’

The Alabama Supreme Court ordered probate judges throughout the state to temporarily stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples Tuesday night. The order, which included ... Read more

  1. Community corrections plan in the works by the county
  2. Former Camp Hill councilman jailed on ethics charge
  3. Camp Hill council wrestles with several lingering issues

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Patterson pleads guilty on animal abuse charges

Nicholas Lynn Patterson will be going to prison for aggravated animal cruelty after he plead guilty to nine count of animal abuse and three counts ... Read more

Alabama Supreme Court halts same-sex marriages

The Alabama Supreme Court ordered probate judges throughout the state to temporarily stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples Tuesday night. The order, which included ... Read more

Local photographer Jim Denney wins third duck stamp art contest

Alexander City artist and photographer Jim Denney is the winner of the 2015 Alabama Migratory Waterfowl Stamp Contest, his third win in the contest since ... Read more

Murder trial set on April docket

A man accused of killing his 75-year-old neighbor appears to be headed to trial in April. Tuesday morning before Judge Ray Martin, 60-year-old James Ewing ... Read more

Entertainment district gets council’s approval

An arts and entertainment district is coming to Alexander City. The Alexander City City Council voted 5-1 in favor of an ordinance at its Monday ... Read more

  1. High-profile cases on court docket this week
  2. ACPD swears in 3 new police officers
  3. Hundreds turn out for Saturday 5K, 10K trail runs
  4. Dadeville man arrested for alleged threat against district attorney
  5. Council to vote on entertainment district plan
  6. Legislators brace for opening of session
  7. Stephens students shine in special black history tribute
  8. Deputy exonerated in fatal shooting
  9. Horseshoe Bend Science Olympiad team brings home a state crown
  10. Fatal shooting probe complete, results to be made public today
  11. Sylacauga man arrested and vehicle returned in auto theft case
  12. Russell Forest run set for Saturday
  13. Eclectic death ruled a homicide, ‘person of interest’ identified
  14. Lake levels begin the seasonal climb
  15. Foshee brothers follow family tradition
  16. Power plant gets OK to discharge wastewater
  17. Public hearing not yet set on proposed Knight Road landfill
  18. Optimism abounds after AdvancEd visit
  19. Brown empowers students at Reeltown Black History event
  20. Aliant, law enforcement team to fight counterfeiting
  21. Area on the border of winter storm warning
  22. City set to clear way for paving projects
  23. City tells residents that pipe mailer is not official notice
  24. Sen. Shelby talks water, Obama policies, jobs in Alexander City

Sports

Wildcats dominate Pell City in sectional opener

Wildcats dominate Pell City in sectional opener

The Benjamin Russell Wildcats started sectional play in style, as they captured a dominating 10-0 victory over Pell City Saturday at the Charles E. Bailey ... Read more

  1. Lady Wildcats fall to Pell City in penalty shootout
  2. BRHS baseball beats rival Dadeville, wins three straight games
  3. Highlights from the 2015 state basketball championships

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Columns

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

Blogs

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

Lifestyles

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