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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. 


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. 


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. 

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.