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Benjamin Russell’s Navy JROTC program added some new faces from Dadeville and Horseshoe Bend schools last week. The program officially added students from Tallapoosa County Schools this January after the county and Alexander City Schools announced a partnership last May. 

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The Lake Martin wine glasses, homemade foods, Auburn and Alabama candles and decorated T-shirts Makers Market on Main has been known for will be no more. The Main Street business announced Monday on Facebook it is permanently closing 2 p.m. Saturday.

Despite the productivity of the court system in Alexander City and Dadeville, many notable cases remain to be adjudicated.

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Teams were searching by land and air Wednesday morning looking for Judy Kennebrew who was last seen around 6 p.m. Jan. 8 in the area of Jackson Lane in Tallassee. Local volunteers searched the terrain surrounding Kennewbrews home and Tallapoosa County Sheriff's Office searched by helicopter …

The Tallapoosa County Commission heard of efforts to reorganize an emergency volunteer organization and an effort to install reflective address signs on rental properties while approving a resolution to allow bonds to be sold for the Tallapoosa County Board of Education at its meeting Monday.

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It was a night of honoring the Tallapoosa County Schools’ community at its board of education meeting Monday. The board was recognized for School Board Recognition Month; six elementary students were honored for writing achievements and resolutions were passed in honor of late community memb…

Horseshoe Bend Regional Library bookmobile librarian Myra Abrams catalogued books while waiting for visitors outside the Bud T. Porch Center on Friday. The bookmobile made its monthly stop to Alexander City and made detours at Cooper Headstart and Gunter Housing.

Adams Water Treatment Plant has been delivering water to Alexander City citizens and beyond since 1982 and, thanks to an ongoing multimillion dollar project, will continue serving area residents for years to come.

U.S. Army and National Guard veteran Howard Mattox is a lot like the planes he fixed in the Vietnam War. He returned to the service after suffering two heart attacks during Desert Storm like the planes he repaired during Vietnam War went back into action. 

Families for John Ferrel Adamson and Gerald Haggerty got in their last words to convicted murderer Daquon Sheeley before Sheeley was sentenced. Some expressed forgiveness but still held Sheeley responsible.

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It’s her gift of organization that placed Alexander City native Jamie Dark on multiple boards of directors over the years. She is currently on the boards of the Alexander City Schools Education Foundation, Tallapoosa Christian Crisis Center and Main Street Alexander City and is president of …

New Site Mayor Phil Blasingame is all smiles about progress made by New Site in 2019 and the town’s future.

When reflecting over headlines from 2019, it’s clear there were some notable losses in the area, such as the deaths of many key leaders in the area including Alexander City Mayor Jim Nabors, but there was also growth. From a 12-year-old Radney Elementary School student having the courage to …

Chelsey Ja’Nae Days got a special 2020 Christmas stocking from Russell Medical after becoming the first baby born at the hospital this year. The 19-inch, 6-pound and 12-ounce baby was delivered Thursday at 10:25 a.m.

With the new year starting, gyms may see an influx of people working out to lose weight or get in better shape. Local physical trainers advise those going back to the gym to be consistent and start small.