Students at Reeltown High School are learning about aquaponics thanks to a $5,829 grant through the Coosa Valley Resource Conservation and Development Council (RC&D).
New store owners and Alexander City natives Sonny and Tara Wilson weren’t sure what to name their new business that sells art and custom metal furnishings. They got it after Sonny asked Tara their address and she said “32 Main.”
Identity theft, grandchildren, technology being compromised and other scams for senior citizens to watch out for were the topics of Tuesday’s Lunch and Learn at Volunteer Connections of Central Alabama.
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.
The Salvation Army bell ringers are impossible to miss when shopping during the holiday season as they ask for donations outside Alexander City stores. The Alexander City organization is preparing for the upcoming season and is asking for volunteers to sign up.
As the weather continues to drop in temperature this month, TallaCoosa Aid to People will continue to get calls for help. The organization is helping people with propane to prevent getting their power turned off.
Officials gathered in New Site Monday to see the results of grants issued by the Coosa Valley Resource Conservation and Development Council in the last year.
Alexander City Mayor Tommy Spraggins bragged on Alexander City Gas Department superintendent Chris Hardy for bringing lower natural gas prices to the city.
A Dadeville mother and her son want to see a Dadeville police officer removed from the department or at the very least re-trained after the officer drew his gun on the son during a traffic stop.
Alabama Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth talked workforce development and education at Lake Martin Dadeville Area Chamber’s quarterly luncheon Tuesday at First Baptist Church of Dadeville.
Six weeks before Christmas, the Alexander City Chamber of Commerce is giving residents a head start on shopping with its annual Holiday Open House on Sunday.
Voters have only one option if they want to cast a ballot in a countywide contested race in the March primaries — Republican. No one has qualified for a local race as a Democrat.
A Rockford man has been indicted on three counts of sexual abuse of child under the age of 12 and for violation of the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA).
Gov. Kay Ivey announced a record number of 731 state foster care adoptions for fiscal year 2019 Thursday and Tallapoosa County had eight of those.
Blue police lights flashed by Maxwell-Gunter Recreation Area, but there was nothing to worry about due to the Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Department practicing an active shooter drill.
It was a show of song and dance to honor the military at Jim Pearson Elementary School’s Veterans Day program Friday. The annual program had different classes sing songs to veterans who were seated across from them at the school’s gym.
Keebler Park’s annual scarecrow display will come down before Thanksgiving, so those who haven’t been by to see this year’s exhibit should do so soon, according to Dianna Porter, a volunteer advocate for planned use of Dadeville’s Keebler Park.
A new subdivision is coming to the area. Residents of Eclectic met Monday in front of the Eclectic Planning and Zoning Commission to discuss The Oaks which is expected to be built on Highway 63.
Fines can be easily forgiven in the form of food at Adelia M. Russell Library and Mamie’s Place Children’s Library. The libraries are hosting their annual Food for Fines drive where any donated food will remove patrons’ late fines through Dec. 14.
Benjamin Russell’s Future Farmers of America (FFA) agriculture mechanics team made a name for itself this weekend at the National FFA Convention and Expo in Indianapolis. The team received a silver medal but doesn’t know if it’s placed between 13th through 28th in the state, according to FFA…
Get ready to saddle up this weekend for a special benefit ride for the Tallapoosa County Girls Ranch. “Best of America by Horseback” host Tom Seay is hosting the event Friday through Sunday at the ranch.
There were tons of laughs and more than $20,000 was raised for the Russell Medical Foundation at comedian James Gregory’s show Friday at The Mill Two Eighty.
Students and veterans gathered together Thursday to celebrate and honor Veterans Day at Radney Elementary School. Residents of Bill Nichols State Veterans Home and the Alexander City Honor Guard, which presented the colors, attended the event with parents.
Russell Medical in Alexander City has entered into a management agreement to become a member of the UAB Health System following action Tuesday by the respective boards of both organizations.
Before kindergarten begins, families who are low on resources sometimes need a jump start to get their children prepared.