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At least 10 City of Alexander City employees are expected to take advantage of an early retirement buyout with the city receiving $1.5 million in savings over the next five years.

Firefighters from the Alexander City Fire Department were still on the scene Thursday morning following a Wednesday night fire at McGhee Mattresses and More on Hillabee Street.

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For years, school administrators have intuitively known — and at least one study, albeit backed by a high school athletics wholesaler, confirms — the link between school spirit and student performance.

An average of 9.4 patients were hospitalized in Russell Medical Center’s six-bed ICU at any given time last week, as the latest COVID-19 surge has the Alexander City hospital filling up even its temporary beds.

It seems almost everyday an accident occurs on U.S. Highway 280 at Coven Abbett or Dean roads or in the crossovers near shopping along the 280 corridor in Alexander City.

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The Alexander City Fire Department and local law enforcement responded to an 18-wheeler collision on Highway 22 in Coosa County Monday, sending both trucks into the grassy bank in front of AmTech.