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Alexander City will celebrate the approach of summer with the Sun Festival beginning June 2, which is expected to span nine days and encompass over 30 events.

Students at Jacob's Ladder Creative Learning Center & Daycare expressed their appreciation for their parents Wednesday as the school hosted a special Mother’s Day tribute featuring singing and a luncheon with families. 

Students at Benjamin Russell High School were honored Friday as the newest inductees into the National Technical Honor Society, the honor society for career and technical education.  

The Alexander City City Council has selected Adam Wade as the newest member of the Alexander City Board of Education, with the city council approving his appointment during a meeting on Monday. 

Alexander City residents gathered downtown Saturday to celebrate the first annual Gumbo Get Down, a day that was filled with fun and food as locals competed for the best gumbo recipe in Tallapoosa County.  

Summer is still officially a month away, but Alexander City is getting a head-start on seasonal fun by opening the Splashplex to the public.

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Most hazardous spills in Alexander City are small and can be stopped with oil absorbent materials similar to cat litter.

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The Food Bank of East Alabama is asking for the community’s support on May 14 as it joins America’s letter carriers and Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, in the annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive.

Emotions were high on Thursday at Alexander City Schools where faculty and staff bid farewell to Superintendent Dr. Keith Lankford, who will be leaving his post at the end of the week for the superintendent position at Pike Road Schools. 

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Julia ‘Fruity’ McKenzie lost her life on Nov. 16, 1998 as the result of a shooting outside of a Kellyton night club. Now, 24 years later, Bernard Russell is facing manslaughter charges.

Just a little water oozing up on top of Creek Road appears small, but it’s an indicator of a much larger problem under the pavement — a major sewage issue.

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This weekend, Main Street Alexander City will turn downtown Alexander City into a small taste of New Orleans as the organization is hosting the inaugural Gumbo Get Down, a day that is expected to be filled with tasty food and fun for the whole community. 

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Multiple county driver license offices, including in Tallapoosa County, are reporting outage issues relating to a new driver license system that rolled out statewide on Tuesday. 

Members of the Alexander City City Council recently hosted a town hall with students where they addressed questions from the community’s youngest citizens, including issues relating to the economy, infrastructure and affordable housing. 

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As the economy started to struggle in Alexander City nearly 20 years ago, the City of Alexander City began to spend more than it received. 

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A new hotel will soon be coming to Alexander City. City leaders held an official announcement on Thursday detailing a construction timeline and new amenities that will be arriving for tourists and residents alike.