With the possibility of a new $40 million high school and renovation projects at Jim Pearson Elementary school, Alexander City Schools superintendent Dr. Keith Lankford said it’s an exciting time for the system.
Rylan Patterson, 8, a second-grader at Jim Pearson Elementary School in Alexander City, was named the winner of a drawing contest held in connection with National Public Works Week.
New “no wake” buoys at Lake Martin’s Bridge to Nowhere will demand vigilance from boat operators in the high-traffic area north of Chimney Rock this holiday weekend.
Renovations to unite the buildings at Jim Pearson Elementary School, fixing all of the Alexander City Schools’ roofs and adding technology to the classrooms are just the start of superintendent Dr. Keith Lankford’s capital outlay plan. Lankford recently had the schools assessed to make a pla…
The Alexander City Board of Education meeting wrapped up items for the 2018-19 school year and recognized board members, staff and students at its meeting Tuesday.
It was just a bullet that went through his arm during combat in May 1967, according to Vietnam veteran Ed Jenkins. To him it was not a big deal.
Riley Johnson and Alexis Deloney were named valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, during Benjamin Russell’s annual senior awards day program Friday.
The Alexander City City Council will consider a bid to repair leaky sewer pipes and exchanging a piece of property for drainage work done on the former Russell Corp. campus at its Monday meeting.
April’s sales tax collections in Alexander City were the third-highest on record and the city is entering a period of the fiscal year that is traditionally the best for bringing in revenue, officials said.
Fifth Judicial Circuit Court Judge Isaac Whorton joined area officials to help remember fallen law enforcement officers in Tallapoosa County on Thursday in a ceremony in Alexander City.
The Alexander City Fire Department is participating this month in the annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign for research into muscular dystrophy, Lou Gehrig’s Disease and related life-threatening diseases.
Benjamin Russell alumnus and recently appointed Alexander City Board of Education member Kevin Speaks said he plans keeping the best interests of children in mind in his new duties.
The Lake Martin Event Center at The Rodeo Club in Dadeville is gearing up to sling cocktails for the Boys & Girls Club of the Lake Martin Area from 6 to 8 p.m. May 22.
Thieves have been targeting precious metals contained in catalytic converters stolen from church vehicles according to recent incident reports from the Alexander City Police Department.
First responders, educators and medical professionals gathered Wednesday in Dadeville for a tabletop exercise to make sure they are ready in the event of a disaster – in this case an active shooter across three locations.
Gov. Kay Ivey signed into law Wednesday a bill banning abortions in the state, a move sure to draw nationwide legal challenges supporters hope will result in the U.S. Supreme Court overturning the landmark Roe v. Wade decision.
Residents at Adams Nursing Home are celebrating Nursing Home Week with staff all week. Wednesday morning, the Lake Martin Animal Shelter brought animals for residents to visit with. Wednesday afternoon, Adams Nursing Home went a little exotic as alpacas from Southern Star visited with reside…
The Alexander City City Council unanimously approved a pair of large infrastructure projects Monday night but disagreement flared over streamlining the organizational chart to reduce the number of people reporting directly to the mayor and adding more money for a position in the public works…
Tallapoosa County Schools superintendent Joe Windle announced Monday the schools are starting a partnership with Alexander City Schools, including sharing the Benjamin Russell JROTC program and allowing Alexander City students into Edward Bell Career Technical Center.
Tommy Spraggins formally assumed the powers of Alexander City’s mayorship Monday evening after raising his right hand and swearing an oath on his personal Bible but said he is only part of a team dedicated to making life better for the community’s residents.
Officers who gave their lives in the service of Tallapoosa County residents will be honored during the 23rd annual Law Enforcement Officers’ Memorial.
While the Alabama Department of Public Health announced Friday a 5-month-old girl in St. Clair County originally feared to have measles didn’t have them after all, the state still has 82 open investigations of the virus and reported cases in 23 states have spiked to their highest level in 25 years.
Alexander City Schools superintendent Dr. Keith Lankford spoke to the Tallapoosa County Commission on Monday in support of the 1-cent sales tax passed by the commission in 2015.
Dr. Joe Summers, the executive director of Auburn University’s Government and Economic Development Institute, will appear in Alexander City on May 23 to speak about quality of life and economic development.
May 6 through 10 was Teacher Appreciation Week and Jim Pearson and Radney Elementary schools let their teachers know how much they mean.