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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.


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.

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.

According to court records, more than 100 cases were cleared from the court system in April in Alexander City. 

Editor’s Note: This is the third in a series of profiles on the 28 agencies that receive funding through the Lake Martin Area United Way. Currently, the United Way is holding its 2019 fundraising campaign, “Be a Lifesaver of Hope.” To learn how to help, contact the United Way at 256-329-3600…

Three local men were arrested on drug-related charges Thursday after the task force seized 58 grams of marijuana, crack cocaine, a SKS assault rifle and $830 in cash from an Alexander City residence.

Two Dadeville men were arrested on drug-related charges Friday in two separate incidents, one stemming from a traffic stop and another from a tip leading officers to an individual selling drugs out of a Dadeville motel.

Members of the Tallapoosa County Commission believe the New Site council has not been fully informed of the expectations of requirements for permits for the renovation project of the New Site gym.

The Alexander City Sportplex is preparing to play host to one of the most anticipated local events of the year, as the 38th annual Oktoberfest is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 13.

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Economic development, education and healthcare are at the top of Republican candidate Ed Oliver’s platform during his campaign for the 81st District seat in the Alabama House of Representatives.

Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial end of summer, and many people will be taking advantage of the three-day weekend to squeeze one final trip to the lake or out of town in before the weather turns cooler and fall fully arrives. However, hitting the road is not without its risks and dangers.

Helping children learn to read is a key goal in helping them succeed later on in life. Trying to do their part in giving more young people in the county the gift of literacy, 17 women have come together to start a local branch of Ferst Readers, providing books to children throughout Tallapoo…

The Edward Bell Career Tech Center recently carried 13 teams of students to compete in the SkillsUSA state competition in Birmingham, along with a handful of other students taking part in individual events. When the judging was complete, five of the teams and individuals brought top three fi…

For the third time in just over six months, former Camp Hill Police Chief Johnny Potts has had a termination hearing before the town council after Mayor Ezell Smith fired him.

Camp Hill Police Officer Derrick Coley was terminated by at Monday’s Camp Hill meeting by Mayor Ezell Smith without a vote or conformation by the council.

Decisions regarding the demotion Johnny Potts as police chief in Camp Hill were tabled at Monday’s special called council meeting until the next regular council meeting following an hour-long executive session while Mayor Ezell Smith addressed concerns raised in an anonymous letter that has …

The Camp Hill Town Council is holding a special called meeting at 6 p.m. Monday to discuss issues with the small town’s police department.