Drivers have trouble with crossover intersections

Drivers have trouble with crossover intersections

In a 10-minute period Friday at lunchtime, 27 vehicles traveled through the crossover on Highway 280 near McDonald’s and Ruby Tuesday. A total of 25 ... Read more


Council to consider deal for accounting help

Financial issues and the apparent inability to reconcile the city’s financial ledger have prompted the city council to consider an agenda at Monday night’s meeting ... Read more

  1. Pearl again set to help Children’s Harbor
  2. Ivy Creek provides healthcare screenings at Stillwaters
  3. Dadeville Police investigate armed robbery at Family Dollar

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ACRIP road work in full swing

ACRIP road work in full swing

When Alexander City Public Works Director Gerard Brewer told the city council April 18, that paving contractors were ready to start immediately he wasn’t kidding. ... Read more

Mayor-Goss altercation caught on body cam

Mayor-Goss altercation caught on body cam

The altercation following a meeting of the Alexander City City Council that resulted in arrests was captured on the body camera of a police officer ... Read more

Alexander City’s live music Strand Sessions set for summer

Alexander City’s live music Strand Sessions set for summer

Some rockin’ summer sessions are coming to Alexander City’s Strand Park. Beginning May 5 with an appearance by Opelika’s Dallas Dorsey and continuing through Aug. ... Read more

City school chief cites long-term facilities need

A joint work session of the Alexander City Board of Education and the Alexander City City Council on Thursday night served largely as an opportunity ... Read more

Area cancer survivors celebrate with dinner

Area cancer survivors and patients currently in treatment will be the stars of the show when UAB Medicine-Cancer Center at Russell Medical Center hosts a ... Read more

  1. Arrest make in theft from volunteer fire department
  2. Area showed resilience after 2011 tornado
  3. Students get hands wet at Water Festival
  4. Drug take back event set for Saturday
  5. Relay set to ‘Paint the Town Purple’
  6. OUR VIEW: Post-meeting fight gives city a black eye
  7. REMEMBERING APRIL 27, 2011: Community responded to assist those in need
  8. CACC, Troy sign reverse transfer agreement
  9. Habitat for Humanity receives donation to build its 16th home


Lady Wildcats to open postseason at Opelika

Lady Wildcats to open postseason at Opelika

Playoff time has arrived for the Benjamin Russell Lady Wildcats. The Lady Wildcats (10-9-1) will hit the road on Saturday to face Opelika at 11 ... Read more

  1. Dadeville falls, Nolen retires
  2. Wildcats finish second at Sectionals, advance to Sub-State
  3. Alex City native Ronnie Stacy signs with Oregon State

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OUR VIEW: Stop pointing fingers and fix city’s financial mess

A physical altercation between Alexander City elected officials and subsequent arrests has been fodder for newspapers, websites, cartoonists and talk show hosts across the country and ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

It’s time for leaders with spiritual conviction

Dear Editor, In NASCAR, it’s called “silly” season, when rumors of drivers leaving one racing team for another, or shop talk escalates about a driver ... Read more


OUR VIEW: Tallapoosa County again proves that it has a big heart

One of the challenges that parents face today is how to encourage their children to get involved. We struggle with illustrating to them just how ... Read more


‘Florida Gang’ continues tradition of camping at Wind Creek

For almost four decades Papa and Nanny King went camping bringing along family and friends. This week, that legacy is visiting Wind Creek State Park ... Read more