Just when the dog days seemed to be over for the Horseshoe Bend Class of 2019, a loose dog ran onto the field during the school’s graduation ceremony and urinated on a decorative fern.
With the possibility of a new $40 million high school and renovation projects at Jim Pearson Elementary school, Alexander City Schools superintendent Dr. Keith Lankford said it’s an exciting time for the system.
Rylan Patterson, 8, a second-grader at Jim Pearson Elementary School in Alexander City, was named the winner of a drawing contest held in connection with National Public Works Week.
New “no wake” buoys at Lake Martin’s Bridge to Nowhere will demand vigilance from boat operators in the high-traffic area north of Chimney Rock this holiday weekend.
Renovations to unite the buildings at Jim Pearson Elementary School, fixing all of the Alexander City Schools’ roofs and adding technology to the classrooms are just the start of superintendent Dr. Keith Lankford’s capital outlay plan. Lankford recently had the schools assessed to make a pla…
It was a night of spiritual encouragement as the Benjamin Russell senior baccalaureate service was held Sunday night at the school’s auditorium.
The Alexander City Street Department on Monday began the process of replacing a Depression-era culvert on Lafayette Street, which will be closed to through traffic for three months.
The Alexander City Police Department said two people were flown to Birmingham hospitals following a Saturday evening accident on U.S. Highway 280.
Abortion rights activists marched up Dexter Avenue in Montgomery Sunday to steps of the capitol for a rally as they demanded change to the abortion bill signed by Gov. Kay Ivey last week. About a half dozen counter protestors were there as well reading from the Bible.
There is no crime, no litter and the traffic flows so smoothly on streets with no potholes there are no traffic lights. It’s uncongested, perfectly manicured and perpetually green, even the cornfield.
Riley Johnson and Alexis Deloney were named valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, during Benjamin Russell’s annual senior awards day program Friday.
The Alexander City City Council will consider a bid to repair leaky sewer pipes and exchanging a piece of property for drainage work done on the former Russell Corp. campus at its Monday meeting.
April’s sales tax collections in Alexander City were the third-highest on record and the city is entering a period of the fiscal year that is traditionally the best for bringing in revenue, officials said.
Fifth Judicial Circuit Court Judge Isaac Whorton joined area officials to help remember fallen law enforcement officers in Tallapoosa County on Thursday in a ceremony in Alexander City.
The Alexander City Fire Department is participating this month in the annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign for research into muscular dystrophy, Lou Gehrig’s Disease and related life-threatening diseases.
Benjamin Russell alumnus and recently appointed Alexander City Board of Education member Kevin Speaks said he plans keeping the best interests of children in mind in his new duties.
The Lake Martin Event Center at The Rodeo Club in Dadeville is gearing up to sling cocktails for the Boys & Girls Club of the Lake Martin Area from 6 to 8 p.m. May 22.
Thieves have been targeting precious metals contained in catalytic converters stolen from church vehicles according to recent incident reports from the Alexander City Police Department.
First responders, educators and medical professionals gathered Wednesday in Dadeville for a tabletop exercise to make sure they are ready in the event of a disaster – in this case an active shooter across three locations.
The Dadeville City Council heard Tuesday night from the East Alabama Regional Planning and Development Commission on applying for a grant for paving and demolition.
Gov. Kay Ivey signed into law Wednesday a bill banning abortions in the state, a move sure to draw nationwide legal challenges supporters hope will result in the U.S. Supreme Court overturning the landmark Roe v. Wade decision.
Residents at Adams Nursing Home are celebrating Nursing Home Week with staff all week. Wednesday morning, the Lake Martin Animal Shelter brought animals for residents to visit with. Wednesday afternoon, Adams Nursing Home went a little exotic as alpacas from Southern Star visited with reside…
The Alexander City City Council unanimously approved a pair of large infrastructure projects Monday night but disagreement flared over streamlining the organizational chart to reduce the number of people reporting directly to the mayor and adding more money for a position in the public works…