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Carla Johnette Lamborne of Alexander City has been arrested following a grand jury indictments on first-degree theft, identity theft and four counts of fraudulent use of a credit or debit card.

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Officials with the Lake Martin Area Economic Development Alliance said there is a limited number of available buildings for industry in the area. To solve part of the problem, it is seeking help from the Tallapoosa County Commission to build a spec building and to get a certification to appe…


Alexander City resident Ronald Johnson was enjoying a relaxing evening in his living room as a quick storm passed through the area.

The Alexander City Department of Public Works has announced contractors will start paving for the 2019 ACRIP Project on Wednesday morning. This is the half-cent sales tax for street improvements only.

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There has not been an increase in ad valorem taxes but Tallapoosa County is expecting to haul in more than $1 million in additional property tax revenue according to Tallapoosa County Revenue Commissioner Eva Middlebrooks.


There’s working with family and there’s working in the same building as your family for Benjamin Russell English teacher Laura Burroughs. On her first day of teaching, Burroughs’ father Fletcher Scott, who taught science, checked on her during class.

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A succession of people bore witness Tuesday morning to the importance of city employees giving to the Lake Martin Area United Way, not that they need the motivation.

While vehicles were driving over it Monday, Alexander City Public Works Department director Gerard Brewer said the Lafayette Street culvert is still officially closed and barricades would be put back until the crossing is ruled safe and the edges can clearly be seen.

The state of Alabama has long been ridiculed for its national rankings in almost every measure of human development outside of football but it is considered the most affordable place to live in the United States, according to a survey by WalletHub.


Some shoplifters take what isn’t theirs because they don’t have money, others do it for the thrill and some have a lot of audacity. Call it nerves of steal.


After a momentous freshman year in the Alabama Legislature that saw a gas tax increase, expanded broadband access and an abortion ban become law, Rep. Ed Oliver (R-Dadeville) said he relishes trying to get a lottery proposal to voters, improving prisons and better 911 service in his second year.