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Alumni of the Benjamin Russell Future Farmers of America (FFA) will host a two-day rodeo to benefit the current BRHS students in the program.

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Fourteen candidates answering three questions each and given equal allotted time for all to state their views resulted in an unbiased, informative event at Monday’s municipal candidate political forum hosted by Tallapoosa Publishers Inc.

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Presented by Jackson Refrigeration LLC and Central Alabama Community College, Alexander City municipal candidates participate in a public forum to inform voters of their platforms and answer moderated questions about the issues affecting the city.

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A fresh and fluffy face will greet students at Stephens Elementary School this year and provide an added layer of comfort to improve the children’s daily lives.

The coronavirus and social distancing have kept some away from the 30th annual Alexander City Jazz Fest but those who did venture to Strand Park Friday were entertained. The annual summer music festival continues 6 p.m. Saturday at The Amp at Lake Martin. 

Strand Park hosted a socially distanced Strand Sessions with Tony Brook Thursday evening and will host Jazz Fest Friday evening starting at 6 p.m.

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The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) and Alabama Counts — in partnership with the Business Council of Alabama (BCA), Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama (CCAA) and the National Federation of Independent Business, Alabama Chapter (NFIB) — announced Aug. 12 w…

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To benefit Russell Medical employees and support local businesses, the hospital gift shop has been revamped to feature items from local stores and artists.

Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday announced a $50 million grant program to support nonprofit and faith-based organizations that have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Alabama Nonprofit Grant Program and the Alabama Faith-Based Grant Program will be awarded to eligible applicant…

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Tuesday, Bill Nichols State Veterans Home resident Sara Harris reached a major milestone by celebrating her 100th birthday. The retired Lt. Col. Harris is no stranger to significant life events as she was the first female base commander in a combat zone in Vietnam while serving in the U.S. A…

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A project to help curate Alexander City as a visitor destination and to foster connections between downtown and other community assets, wayfinding signage was installed in seven different locations by Main Street Alexander City.

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Two people were transported to Russell Medical following a two-car accident at U.S. Highway 280 and County Road 40. Traffic was backed up for about one-half mile as traffic was directed around Tuesday afternoon. The Alexander City Police Department, Alexander City Fire Department, Alabama La…

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Election season is underway and it’s every citizen’s right and duty to vote. Tallapoosa Publishers Inc. wants to help Alexander City residents make informed decisions when casting their votes on Aug. 25 and therefore is hosting a political municipal candidate forum at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 10.

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Alexander City Police Department is investigating assault in the first degree of a 66-year-old male, which occurred Sunday morning at what investigators defined as ”a location off Highway 22.“

Central Alabama Community College acting president Jeff Lynn held a virtual meeting Thursday with the ASPIRE 2030 steering committee to discuss CACC’s capital campaign. The committee will create a vision for all CACC locations over a 10-year improvement plan.

The State of Alabama continues to experience increases in the number of COVID-19 cases. While there has been a recent decline in the percentage of persons who test positive, the state is currently facing a surge that has overwhelmed Alabama’s ability to provide test results within the two- t…

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Gov. Kay Ivey has allocated $100 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding for a public-private partnership to increase access to internet for K-12 students attending school in the fall who may need internet service for distance learning.

How much harm could a package of mystery seeds do? Scientists with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System agree unsolicited seed packets being delivered in Alabama and across the country could pose a real threat to native ecosystems and possibly to people.

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In light of Gov. Kay Ivey’s expansion of the mask order and the extension of the safer-at-home order, Russell Medical Foundation has canceled the Aug. 8 Lake Martin Digital Scavenger Hunt.