The Alexander City City Council has a tough job ahead of it. Councilmembers are currently digging through endless numbers in the city’s proposed upcoming budget and soon must decide what should be included or cut in the budget.
Veteran service offices, support and suicide rates were the main topics for Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs state commissioner Kent Davis as he spoke at the Alexander City American Legion Post 339 Thursday.
Benjamin Russell was put on a brief soft lockdown Friday morning after police executed a narcotics search at a residence on Joseph Street near Caldwell Electronics, according to the Alexander City Police Department.
Although the organization is not located in Lake Martin Area United Way’s coverage area of Tallapoosa and Coosa counties, The Learning Tree of Tallasee’s homes in Tallapoosa County benefit financially from the group.
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.
At the far northern end of Lake Martin near Jacksons Gap sits the Easterseals Camp ASCCA (Alabama’s Special Camp for Children and Adults). A year-round camp designed for people with disabilities and health impairments, Camp ASCCA offers exciting programs and activities for those who attend a…
Alexander City Schools superintendent Dr. Keith Lankford will ask for the formation of a committee to ensure stakeholders have the correct information on how the funds from a 1-cent sales tax are used, starting with planning construction.
Boys & Girls Club of the Lake Martin Area executive director Melissa Reynolds, left, and Tallapoosa County Commissioner T.C. Coley pose for a photograph Monday. The county commission declared the van surplus and donated it to the Boys & Girls Club's teen program. Coley used some of h…
The Alexander City City Council approved a motion to remove a new business item from being voted Monday night and instead discuss it at its work session this week. The council was set to discuss an ordinance to sell and declare real property no longer needed for public use — the Russell Main…
Homemade cheeseballs made by the women of the First United Methodist Church of Alexander City for the holiday season has been a tradition for many years.
Tallapoosa County School System bus driver starting base pay is lower than the starting salaries of other drivers in Clay, Elmore, Coosa and Lee counties’ school systems and Alexander City Schools. It is something county school superintendent Joe Windle said the system is addressing.
Alexander City natives Chad and Kyle Wilson have been writing and playing country music together for 16 years and the awards are starting to stack up.
Children’s Harbor turns 30 this year and continues its mission of partnering with other organizations to help children with illnesses relax for free.
Action was taken on a few key city matters at Tuesday’s Dadeville City Council meeting, as an interim police chief was appointed, a decision was made to demolish a nuisance property and the Dadeville Senior Nutrition Program was restarted after being temporarily shut down.
The search has been canceled for 17-year-old who went missing Wednesday evening as Emalee Stringfellow has been found as of Thursday night, according to Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.
Jacksons Gap Mayor Jeff Walker was at a loss for words at Tuesday’s council meeting after hearing of the resignation of the town’s police chief.
An Eclectic man is being held in the Elmore County Jail on $150,000 cash bond after being charged with sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12.
The Tallapoosa County Coaches Association requested an athletic supplement increase of $135,000 at the Tallapoosa County Board of Education meeting Monday.
The school system plans to be in the black with the largest budget in history as the Tallapoosa County Board of Education approved its 2019-20 fiscal year budget Monday.
At the suggestion of Tallapoosa County EMA director Jason Moran, the Tallapoosa County Commission approved a motion to allow Moran to apply for FEMA grants at Monday’s meeting.
It’s been less than a week since moving to America, but Father Thomas Reddy Gopu has already performed mass at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church last weekend.
The Alexander City Police Department is investigating reports from over the weekend of three separate cases involving an attempted murder, a forcible rape and child sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12.
Ideas can come from anything, including hugs. The idea of dedicating Dadeville High School marching band’s shows to late classmate and drumline member Owen Thomas came from color guard captain Anhiyzjah Thomas hugging Owen’s mother, Beth Ann Blackburn, at his funeral.
Lake Martin is not the only place that is experiencing issues with erosion, property damage and wake boats. It is a problem of national proportions.