Saturday’s memorial program at Stephens Elementary School for late community educator and leader Rev. Alfred Cooper included revealing plans for a plaque in his honor.
Amy Clampitt pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance and was sentenced to 36 months in prison Monday before Tallapoosa County District Court Judge Kim Taylor.
What started as feeding local workers during lunchtime turned into opening a Mexican restaurant for Alexander City resident Lina Rajos Moreno.
Fifty years ago today, history was made as the world sat in front of television sets watching as one small step was taken for man and one giant leap was taken for mankind.
After slogging through mud Friday afternoon to hear the concerns of a property owner who said the city is responsible for causing drainage problems on his land, members of the Alexander City City Council said they are willing to conduct a work session to find a solution.
Alabama Law Enforcement Agency State Troopers are still looking into a Wednesday afternoon accident on Highway 280 that injured a woman but have determined a cause.
Bill Nichols State Veterans Home received validation it is providing quality care for its residents this week after earning a silver medal from the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living.
U.S. Navy veteran Charles Martin was in the Mediterranean Sea during the Cold War on a warship putting fragments in one of the ship’s guns when he realized how vulnerable he was to Soviet planes flying low and striking him.
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Rev. Frederick L. Young has been behind the pulpit at Great Bethel Missionary Baptist Church for a few months now but will be officially installed as pastor of the historic church Sunday surrounded by guest ministers from around the country.
In a summertime tradition as entrenched as fireworks, watermelon and melting ice cream, power bills have escalated in Alexander City but officials said it’s not because of anything the city has done.
Carlos Laundrell Brooks, 42, of Alexander City was arrested Tuesday evening for the Aug. 30, 2018 murder of a Sylacauga service station attendant while she worked according to Sylacauga Police Chief Kelley Johnson.
Five current and former Tallapoosa County Schools students have served as Alabama Future Farmers of America student officers in the last six years.
Benjamin Russell’s football team will be playing under new lights at the Charles E. Bailey Sportplex this season for the first time since it was built 30 years ago.
The Tallapoosa County Board of Education on Monday signed a letter to the Tallapoosa County Commission specifying $29.8 million in projects it wants completed through funding from the county’s 1-cent sales tax.
Tallapoosa County Commission chair T.C. Coley expects the 1-cent sales tax tabled by the commission last fall to be voted on at its August meeting.
The bodies of two men who went missing after the boat they were riding on collided with another vessel following a fireworks show Thursday night were retrieved from Lake Jordan Saturday afternoon.
The renovation of the former Russell Sales Office into Alexander City’s new municipal complex has been delayed about 1½ months because the city is considering a change in the layout of the third floor for utilities department employees.
Alexander City is operating with a $645,780 budget surplus through the first eight months of the fiscal year, even factoring in substantial spending on capital projects, giving officials confidence the city will finish 2019 with a balanced budget.
Summertime means hot weather and days spent at the lake and pool for many but for others it means their home gardens are in full swing. Tomatoes are one of the most popular summer vegetables but as they grow they bring along problems with them.
Rural hospital reimbursement, understaffed facilities and regulations must be improved, U.S. Sen. Doug Jones said during a visit to Lake Martin Community Hospital on Tuesday.
After a day of painstakingly examining the murky waters of Lake Jordan between Weoka Creek and Sears Slough, authorities suspended a search for two missing men Friday evening following a collision of two boats Thursday night.
While it’s legal to shoot fireworks in Alexander City’s city limits, police urge caution because fires and serious injuries can result from carelessness.
Capital murder suspect Latoni Daniel conspired with a male inmate to get pregnant while in custody in the Coosa County Jail to compel leniency and perhaps be freed on bond while awaiting trial, sheriff Michael Howell said Wednesday.
With the Fourth of July on Thursday, pet owners may be worried about dealing with their animals getting upset or anxious during fireworks.
Alternating rain and sun didn’t diminish the popularity of the Hackneyville Fireworks Bash on Saturday. Event attendees brought their tents and umbrellas to watch performers and participate in the bash’s events.
Those who make more than $5,000 annually in gross receipts from rental properties must now have a business license, the Alexander City City Council decided at its Monday meeting.
Pastor Dick Stark concluded the funeral of former Alexander City Mayor Don McClellan on Saturday with a prayer which, like the life of McClellan himself, reached far beyond the sanctuary of Faith Temple Church.