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Pet owners can have their animals vaccinated against rabies at a discounted rate Saturday as part of Rabies Awareness Day.

A book signing for Chris Hope’s novel based on the Coosa County homicides from the 1970s will be held at Adelia M. Russell Library on Monday. 


New lane installations and renovations are happening at Idletime Family Center’s bowling alley, and the new look could spark renewed interest in the sport locally. 


Fireworks and Christian music will be heard at the 15th annual Celebrate Freedom event beginning at 6 p.m. July 3 at Benjamin Russell. 

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Carlisle’s, a century-long fixture in downtown Alexander City, will reopen soon under new leadership although the exact timeframe is not set due to ongoing work in the building.


Art on the Lake was held Saturday and Sunday at Children’s Harbor and featured more than 50 vendors. Many attendees turned out for the two-day event.


The Downtown Jubilee held Saturday tied Military Appreciation Day, Junque Jubilee and Benton’s Beauty Supply’s 30th anniversary into one event. 

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Saturday night marked the culmination of the 28th annual Jazz Fest celebration in Alexander City, along with the 6th annual Sun Festival. With this year’s Sun Festival providing a week full of events leading into Jazz Fest, there was plenty of excitement in the air around town as locals got …

Grab chairs, blankets, coolers and friends and head out to the 28th Annual Jazz Fest event kicking off tonight at 6 p.m. and continuing Saturday night. This is a concert series with musical acts you won’t want to miss.

The 6th Annual Sun Festival kicks off this weekend with events for the next week all across town celebrating with music and dancing, kids’ activities, animals in costume, good times with friends and an opportunity to win some prizes.

 The lineup is set for the 28th annual Alexander City Jazz Fest which is hosted on Friday, June 8th in downtown Alexander City’s Strand Park and on Saturday, June 9th at The AMP on Lake Martin. Kicking off Jazz Fest on Friday night at Strand Park is the New Devils. They will be followed by J…

With April just around the corner, the Lake Martin Young Professionals organization is gearing up for the annual Strand Sessions series of concerts, making Strand Park in downtown Alexander City the place to be on the first Thursday night of the month in late spring and into the summer months.

The Lake Martin Area United Way will be holding its annual quail fry fundraiser Saturday, April 7 at The Stables at Russell Crossroads beginning at 5 p.m. The 2017 fundraiser raked in more than $15,000 for the United Way as over 300 people attended the event, and local United Way officials a…

Even though the 2018 Alexander City Jazz Fest is still six months away, the Jazz Fest committee has already started planning for the event, including spreading the word about the annual art contest to select a design for the 28th annual Jazz Fest posters and t-shirts.

People driving through downtown Alexander City lately have most likely noticed several murals on the sides of a handful of buildings getting repainted and brought back to life. Old ads for Chero-Cola, Coca-Cola, Radney Brothers Furniture and Barton’s Wholesale and Retail are just as new look…