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Last week, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced the 56th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their accomplishments in academics, the arts, and career and technical education fields. Isaac Stubbs, a recent graduate of Wetumpka and a dual e…

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Anyone interested in seeking the office of mayor or city councilmember in Alexander City has a little bit of time left to decide, but not much.

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Authorities said an argument may be what led to gunshots along Highway 280 and Old Dark Road on Thursday afternoon.

Two convicted felons who have committed crimes across the state and have lived in Tallapoosa County were denied parole Wednesday by the Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Parole.

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A total of 35 residents at Bill Nichols State Veterans Home in Alexander City have died since March 1 because of COVID-19, according to the Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Summer is slowly yet safely getting back into some form of normalcy as Russell Lands on Lake Martin kicks off Friday on the Green’s free music series this week with opening act Kurt McKinney and Chuck Lofton.

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The family of Anthony Smith has filed suit in the Fifth Judicial Circuit against Charter Communications alleging actions by the company and one of its employees caused Smith’s death.

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Lake Martin will receive national attention when an episode of HGTV’s “Lakefront Bargain Hunt” airs June 28 featuring Lake Homes Realty Realtor Angela VanHouten and a Birmingham family on the quest for a lake home.

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A favored summer tradition is officially kicking off its concert series despite a few setbacks. The Lake Martin Young Professionals will once again host Strand Sessions on the first Thursday of each month starting June 4.

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With the concerns growing regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and the latest recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which said Sunday to limit gatherings to 50 and under for eight weeks, Alexander City businesses and organizations are following suit.

Many take for granted the ability to get online through a handheld device or computer. For some, internet access at home is currently impossible leading to students falling behind at school and parents unable to search and apply for better job opportunities. 

It’s no secret families in Tallapoosa County are especially fond of Sunday church services, worship and religious gatherings. The traditional format for these happenings has been altered due to the coronavirus pandemic but Gov. Kay Ivey recently released orders that do not limit the number o…

As schools and parents prepare for what’s to come in the 2020-21 school year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released some recommended guidelines it feels will help with a gradual scale-up of operations for the safety of students and staff.