Benjamin Russell Navy JROTC students challenged visitors to do pushups, robotics students flew drones and consumer science students casually held baby dolls while talking to others at the school’s annual World of Works event Wednesday.
Giving people closure is why the Alexander City/Tallapoosa County Rescue Squad does its job. President Ken Cowart said a rewarding experience for him was when he recovered a man’s body from a river years ago and met his family.
What started as a way to support a faculty member with breast cancer at Horseshoe Bend has continued as an annual fashion show to support those with cancer.
The time of year has come again for Russell Medical’s Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon. This year’s theme is “tickled pink.”
A local businesswoman is holding specials for breast cancer survivors this month out of the goodness of her heart — not for profit.
The UAB Medicine Russell Medical Cancer Center made advancements in the last year with a new gating system for left-sided breast cancer, adding new breast surgeons and telegenetics counseling.
The Alexander City Fire Department has been wearing pink this month to help raise awareness for breast cancer and to raise funds to help locals who are fighting breast cancer.
Gov. Kay Ivey has completed completion her radiation treatments for lung cancer she announced she had in September, she said Friday in a statement.
Thirty children were running and playing games in the Charles E. Bailey Sportplex gym Wednesday. During Alexander City Schools’ fall break, the Boys & Girls Club of the Lake Martin Area is hosting its after-school program from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. instead of its normal after-school hours.
The 50th anniversary of both the Aero Warrior and Talledega Superspeedway is bringing 230-plus cars to Broad Street in downtown Alexander City on Saturday. And as if that weren’t enough to get residents excited, Main Street Alexander City is revving things up by providing live entertainment …
A jury took 41/2 hours to find Anthony Davon Parker guilty of manslaughter Thursday in the March 2017 shooting of 18-year-old Quentavious Arrion Reese.
Two Dadeville residents have been arrested on drug-related charges after a Tuesday incident that sent law enforcement on a pursuit after a suspect threw cocaine out of a car window and fled.
Broad Street will be filled with vintage Aero Warriors on Saturday to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of the type of car that forced NASCAR to create a few new rules and the 50th anniversary of the Talladega Superspeedway.
Election primaries are still five months away in the State of Alabama and Tallapoosa County but the Tallapoosa County Democrat and Republican parties are qualifying candidates.
Every family has its own traditions. Some traditions are more unique than others; some people aren’t that strict about theirs; and other families are diehard sticklers for keeping up the traditions they’ve built.
Anthony Davon Parker will get a chance to present a defense today in front of a jury on charges of reckless murder of 18-year-old Quentavious Arrion Reese — if he chooses to.
The inaugural Lake Martin Living Art Walk saw a total of about 200 people on the streets and in and out of downtown Alexander City businesses, some of which were art exhibits while others were People’s Choice voting locations.
The City of Alexander City has awarded Central Contracting’s $9.3 million bid for the municipal complex on U.S. Highway 280 that will consolidate all city departments.
A group of friends were enjoying a normal afternoon when 18-year-old Quentavious Arrion Reese was shot in the back passenger seat of a car traveling on Robinson Road in Alexander City in March 2017.
National Fire Prevention Week starts Sunday and the Alexander City Fire Department is trying to make children and the community aware of safety tips.
The students of the Alexander City, Tallapoosa County and Coosa County school systems got a lecture worth their while Friday as the Lake Martin Area Economic Development Alliance hosted its Manufacturing Day breakfast with a presentation on student workforce.
Notices were sent to 27,000 property owners this week notifying them of owed property taxes. While the important parts of the notice are correct, Tallapoosa County revenue commissioner Eva Middlebrooks said about 75% of the notices include information that is confusing and incorrect.
Fall celebrations continue next weekend with Alexander City’s 39th Oktoberfest. The event will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Charles E. Bailey Sportplex.
The Tallapoosa County Narcotics Task Force arrested two Alexander City residents on multiple drug-related charges Thursday. A stolen vehicle was also recovered by the task force.
Students in Horseshoe Bend, Dadeville and Reeltown schools are alcohol and drug abuse aware thanks to Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) being taught by the Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Department every year.
Community members will have the opportunity to shop for furniture for a good cause next weekend. Alexander City’s Backpack Buddies is hosting a furniture sale that will benefit the organization and Alexander City Schools, according to director Jamie Dark.