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It will be an evening of music as the Capitol Sounds Concert Band performs at 7 p.m. Thursday at Benjamin Russell’s auditorium. Alex City Arts is hosting the Montgomery-based band as part of its 2019-20 season.

Preserving history and bells themselves is former Alexander City resident Thomas Kaufmann’s mission with his new book “Historic Alabama Bells.” Kaufmann’s book published Monday and he wants readers to understand the importance of the preservation of bells.

John Thompson is grinning a bit knowing due to community effort over the last year, more than likely 22 tons of trash will not be picked up again this year for Renew Our Rivers. It’ll be much less, he hopes.

Lake Martin Pizza Company’s Alexander City location permanently closed Saturday night. The company posted on its Facebook page Saturday it would be its last day of business.

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Angela Mullins began working for Uncle Henry 26 years ago, or in many ways it seems like she did, according to the Alexander City native who in February published a faith-based suspense novel by that name — “Working for Uncle Henry.”

Alexander City Theatre II will hold auditions this weekend for the February production of “Daddy’s Dyin’ Who’s Got the Will?” which is a comedy in two acts with parts for five women and three men. The play, which was written by Del Shores, is set in a Texas town in 1986 and focuses on four a…

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Some might have thought Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote were having a convention in Alexander City with all the decals and stuffed animals in old MOPAR cars around town. But no, it’s the 50th anniversary of the Dodge Daytona and the Aero Warriors were in town for a reunion.

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The 50th anniversary of both the Aero Warrior and Talledega Superspeedway is bringing 230-plus cars to Broad Street in downtown Alexander City on Saturday. And as if that weren’t enough to get residents excited, Main Street Alexander City is revving things up by providing live entertainment …

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Broad Street will be filled with vintage Aero Warriors on Saturday to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of the type of car that forced NASCAR to create a few new rules and the 50th anniversary of the Talladega Superspeedway.

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The inaugural Lake Martin Living Art Walk saw a total of about 200 people on the streets and in and out of downtown Alexander City businesses, some of which were art exhibits while others were People’s Choice voting locations.

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Fall celebrations continue next weekend with Alexander City’s 39th Oktoberfest. The event will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Charles E. Bailey Sportplex.

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With 69 entries, the inaugural Lake Martin Living Art Walk is only a week away. From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 5., downtown Alexander City will come alive with beautiful artwork, live music, merchant specials and tons of fun, followed by an artists’ reception and awards presentation that will i…

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Nominations are now being accepted for the spring 2020 Living History Cemetery Tour and Art Show presented by Alexander City Theatre II and Russell Medical Foundation.

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What looked like a wedding outside Dadeville’s Mitchell House on Sunday with seats neatly placed in front of the house and a tent space behind the residence was actually ribbon cutting and open house for the community.

Auditions for “A Christmas Carol” begin next week. Alexander City Theatre II will stage the play in early December with a cast of 23 to 30 local townspeople including parts for 11 men and several children of all ages.

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While it’s legal to shoot fireworks in Alexander City’s city limits, police urge caution because fires and serious injuries can result from carelessness.

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. 

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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. 

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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.