The Alexander City Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Christmas parade on Monday evening.
Thanksgiving usually is a day of feasting and the occasional spirited debate — but your gathering will likely be quieter this year. This significant change makes it essential to hold onto what some may view as the most important tradition of all — watching movies.CableTv.com surveyed 1,000 total strangers to see what they think about Thanksgiving movie-watching. And "Forrest Gump" is the winner — in a whopping 27 states, including Alabama."Forrest Gump" is known as an evergreen classic. …
Shopping local already boosts the local economy, but this week there is an extra incentive to keep the holiday shopping at small businesses.
Goodwater resident and Dadeville native Lastarla Williams is in a baking competition called "The Greatest Baker," and she is seeking votes to help her progress in the competition.Williams won first place in her group and is now in the quarterfinals. She could win a grand prize of $10,000."I finished first in my group and now competing in the quarterfinals," Williams said. "I hope to make it to the semi-finals."Those who would like to participate can vote for her at this link. Williams sa…
After a pandemic year, businesses were thankful for the patrons who did turn out to support local businesses as part of the Alexander City Chamber of Commerce annual Holiday Open House.
The Alexander City Chamber of Commerce Annual Holiday Open House is the unofficial kickoff of the holiday shopping season for Alexander City each year. This year’s open house will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15.
Fall is in full swing and Halloween is right around the corner. What better way to celebrate than picking out pumpkins for decoration, to carve or simply with which to enjoy fall festivities?
Zazu’s Verandah on the Dadeville Square opened the Tales of Dadeville speaker series Thursday night with Ralph Banks, a Dadeville native with a family history in the area dating back to 1852. Moderated by TPI’s Amy Passaretti, speakers for the free series will share Dadeville’s history on th…
The Lake Martin Dadeville Area Chamber is offering residents a chance to not only win big but also to help out the community in a big way.
Alexander City hometown favorites Chad and Kyle Wilson were named the 14th annual Nashville Industry Music Awards best country duo of the year for the second consecutive year.
The Alexander City Chamber of Commerce has rescheduled the 8th Annual Sun Festival, presented by Tallapoosa County Commissioner District 2 Steve Robinson, for Sept. 28 to Oct. 3.
Benjamin Russell seniors have the opportunity to stake their claim this year and personalize their parking spots to add some excitement and recognition to their final time in school.
There will be no on-campus tailgating and the largest college stadiums in Alabama will be only one-fifth full, but the hope is the play on the field will be at the top-tier level that Alabama and Auburn fans have come to expect and enjoy.
The 2020 football schedules are set for Alabama, Auburn and all other SEC teams, along with COVID-19 attendance guidelines as the conference seeks to have a season in the face of an unending pandemic.
The lineup is set for the 30th annual Alexander City Jazz Fest which is scheduled for Friday, Aug. 7 in downtown Alexander City’s Strand Park and Saturday, Aug. 8 at The Amp on Lake Martin.
The Fourth of July weekend brings plenty of patriotic festivities and options for the whole family to enjoy. From live music and fireworks to art shows and cornhole tournaments, the holiday celebration offers something for everyone.
Main Street Alexander City wants to show a little love to the community through a free concert July 17 featuring the musicians showcased in the collaborative music video “A Little Love” filmed on Main Street in April.
Paul Cox and his wife Sandie moved to Lake Martin from Wetumpka for a serene escape. Shortly after, Cox worked closely with the late folk artist Jerry Peters to open Lake Martin Art in Eclectic and feature the works of local artists on various media.
Russell Lands On Lake Martin is searching for artists from around the Southeast to participate in the ninth annual Arti Gras at Russell Crossroads from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 3 and 4.
If you didn’t know its significance, you would drive by the brown warehouse turned music recording studio on Avalon Avenue in Muscle Shoals.
Every year brave participants voluntarily run into the cold waters of Lake Martin for a good cause — and the time is here.
Alexander City native Kimberly McClellan chose her wedding dress in front of more than just her friends and family; she did it on a national television in a new series set to air Saturday.
Children threw snowballs at each other and went snow tubing at Strand Park during a sunny breeze Saturday afternoon. The imported snow — which was made from 40,000 pounds of ice — was part of Main Street Alexander City and Alexander City Parks and Recreation Department’s first “A Downtown Ch…
Alexander City is turning into a winter wonderland for the first downtown Christmas celebration Dec. 14. Main Street Alexander City and the Alexander City Parks and Recreation Department partnered this year to combine the free Christmas event.
It’ll be the same Christmas story many know but with a bit of a twist. This week Alexander City Theatre II (ACT II) is performing John Jakes’ “A Christmas Carol,” which puts its author Charles Dickens in the play.
The Tri-County Children’s Advocacy Center has been helping children in Tallapoosa, Chambers and Randolph counties since 1999. The advocacy center tapes forensic interviews of witnesses who are minors in child abuse cases or investigations so if a case goes to court the child doesn’t have to …
Today is one of the largest days for shopping in the year and while commercial retailers opened stores for Black Friday deals Thursday night, there are plenty of area businesses offering their own markdowns today and Saturday.