Boat captain spots object that ‘looked like a 747 on fire in the sky’

Boat captain spots object that ‘looked like a 747 on fire in the sky’

This time of year being on the waters of Lake Martin after midnight are a normal occurrence for Alexander City Guide Service’s David Hare as ... Read more


Council to continue pay discussion

Tonight’s Alexander City City Council work session on wages and salaries has been moved to the council chambers on the third floor of the Criminal ... Read more

  1. Archer says he will follow ‘law of the land’ despite Moore’s stand on same-sex marriage
  2. Circuit Clerk Craddock makes switch to Republican Party
  3. Dadeville Chamber calls 2015 Lake Fest a success

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Fond memories to be found in remaining country stores

Fond memories to be found in remaining country stores

Editor’s note: Tallapoosa Traveler is a weekly column that shares some of the special treasures tucked away in our county. Today, we look at the ... Read more

Meacham named Chamber VP of biz development

The Alexander City Chamber of Commerce has selected a man with deep local ties to serve as the vice-president of business development Chamber President and ... Read more

How can Alex City change its government?

Recent questions and perceived irregularities with the way that municipal pay increases have been handled in Alexander City have again raised the question of whether ... Read more

Who will be downtown’s Missing Piece? Coffee Corner, ACT II or Upcycle? You decide

Alexander City Theatre II. The Coffee Corner. Upcycle Down. One of these is Alexander City’s “Missing Piece” and will soon be the city’s newest downtown ... Read more

Court: Same-sex marriage legal in all states, even Alabama

Court: Same-sex marriage legal in all states, even Alabama

The U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 vote, ruled Friday that all states must recognize the right of same-sex couples to marry, drawing mixed reactions ... Read more

  1. Meeting to further discuss city pay issues set for Tuesday
  2. Court upholds Affordable Healthcare Act
  3. Judge rules to dismiss State’s case against VictoryLand
  4. Dadeville Chamber preparing for its second Lake Fest
  5. More questions arise on city pay
  6. Sun Festival Band Battle lineup includes local and regional favorites
  7. 4-Her’s kayak down Sandy Creek
  8. Spann keeps kids engaged at Brainiac Boot Camp Wednesday
  9. Officials continue to investigate Tuesday’s Highway 22 crash
  10. Officials warn of exposure to heat
  11. Officials say bear sightings declining
  12. ALEA joins national partners in Operation Dry Water
  13. Boys and Girls Club one step closer for Camp Hill
  14. Letter warns two council members to ‘BE CAREFUL’ on pay issue
  15. Officials continue to investigate fatal boat crash
  16. Outlook takes 18 APA awards, including first place in public service, lifestyles coverage
  17. TripAdvisor website recognizes Wind Creek
  18. Spann to be featured speaker at Brainiac Boot Camp
  19. Local pastors react to Charleston church shooting
  20. Father, sons fishing trip great way to enjoy time together
  21. TALLAPOOSA TRAVELER: Everyone’s somebody at Big Beach
  22. Victim identified in Friday’s Lake Martin boat collision
  23. Mother of toddler charged in connection with his death
  24. Alexander City BOE adopts new student drug testing policy


9U State All-Star Baseball Tournament underway in Alexander City

9U State All-Star Baseball Tournament underway in Alexander City

Little all-stars from around the state gathered in Alexander City over the past few days to battle for a state crown. Alexander City’s Charles E. ... Read more

  1. Cooper Community Center wraps up second year of track program
  2. Predicting the lines for this year’s big games
  3. Graveman finding success, building confidence in the majors

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It’s time for city manager system in Alexander City

I first wrote about why Alexander City needs to adopt a council-city manager form of local government six years ago, but this week seems like ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Anti-gun liberals using ‘the same old line’ after shootings

Dear Editor,  I would like to start this rebuttal by praising Ms. Moten for her most inspirational editorial. Ms. Moten was absolutely spot on. With ... Read more


OUR VIEW: Good time to explore change

I t looks and sounds like the idea of revisiting a city council-city manager form of government in Alexander City is getting lots of positive ... Read more


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