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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.

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Family and friends gathered at the Sportplex to celebrate the Benjamin Russell High School Class of 2019 graduating.

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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…

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The first of four duplex homes that became a flashpoint of controversy for the City of Alexander City earlier this year was incinerated into a pile of ashes Wednesday.

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Six students in the Wildcat Entrepreneurship Academy have been awarded $7,000 for their projects by an Alexander City Chamber of Commerce investor panel.

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While the Alexander City Police Department looks to solve a rash of thefts of exhaust system parts from vans across the city, the Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Department and Dadeville Police Department are investigating thefts of catalytic converters stolen in their districts.

The Alexander City Street Department on Monday began the process of replacing a Depression-era culvert on Lafayette Street, which will be closed to through traffic for three months.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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The Downtown Jubilee held Saturday tied Military Appreciation Day, Junque Jubilee and Benton’s Beauty Supply’s 30th anniversary into one event. 

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.

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.

Friday, 105 students graduated from Central Alabama Community College in a ceremony at the Betty Carol Graham Technology Center.