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Many may not know this fact, but a holiday festivity is occuring in Alexander City this year that traces back to the time of Queen Elizabeth I.

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During her 28 years living in Dadeville, school teacher Teri Stephenson has discovered a value she feels is unique to the city. 

Elves, reindeer and Santa will be making their way through Alexander City’s downtown next Monday for the annual Christmas parade.

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Tallapoosa, Elmore and Coosa counties are at marginal risk for severe weather later this week, including possible quarter-size hail and high winds, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). 

For the first weekend of December, ACT II and Alexander City Arts will be hosting a Christmas performance, where the audience and characters will learn the true meaning of Christmas. 

Earlier this week, the Alabama State Department of Education released school report cards, including for school systems in Tallapoosa County, for the first time since the 2018-2019 school year. 

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At approximately 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, the Dadeville Fire Department responded to a call of a vehicle engulfed in flames on U.S. Highway 280.  

Central Alabama Community College (CACC) is expanding scholarship opportunities for the school’s upcoming academic year.

Chuck Blake has always had a vision. The Reeltown Elementary School custodian wished to bring his passion for video production to a younger generation. Fortunately for Blake, he didn’t have to look far. 

Main Street has two upcoming holiday events. The first one is this Saturday's Holiday Market and next month they will be hosting Downtown Christmas with Alexander City’s Parks and Recreation. 

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Newly reelected members of the Tallapoosa County Commission joined together this week in swearing an oath that they would honorably discharge the duties of their elected office. 

At first, it seems disaster has struck an Alexander City theater production, but according to the show’s producers, the devastation is entirely intentional. 

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The Alexander City Chamber of Commerce has officially named Jacob Meacham as the organization’s president and CEO.

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Families next week will join together in teaching children the value of thankfulness. Kenyatta Simmons, a reading coordinator with the school district, also believes that family participation benefits children with their education. 

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The people of Alexander City stood either saluting or with hands over hearts as the "Star-Spangled Banner" was sung at Bill Nichols State Veterans Home Friday.