Fifty years ago today, history was made as the world sat in front of television sets watching as one small step was taken for man and one giant leap was taken for mankind.
The Tallapoosa County Board of Education will vote on replacing roofing at Dadeville High School and Edward Bell Career Technical Center’s gym at its Monday meeting.
Rural hospital reimbursement, understaffed facilities and regulations must be improved, U.S. Sen. Doug Jones said during a visit to Lake Martin Community Hospital on Tuesday.
With the Fourth of July on Thursday, pet owners may be worried about dealing with their animals getting upset or anxious during fireworks.
Alternating rain and sun didn’t diminish the popularity of the Hackneyville Fireworks Bash on Saturday. Event attendees brought their tents and umbrellas to watch performers and participate in the bash’s events.
Tallapoosa Publishers Inc. earned a total of 69 awards in the Alabama Press Association’s 2019 Media Awards, including General Excellence, at the APA Summer Convention this weekend in Orange Beach.
Don McClellan was known to cut grass on a softball field as mayor and jokingly threaten to cut those who teased him with his pocket knife. He refused to get into the sewer as a matter of political discourse even as he was up to his neck in discharge and drawing the wrath of federal environme…
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While he isn’t a fan of gambling, state Rep. Ed Oliver (R-Dadeville) said the Poarch Creek Indians’ political influence must be vanquished for the Alabama Legislature to craft a lottery proposal the public can vote on.
Fifth Judicial Circuit Court Judge Isaac Whorton joined area officials to help remember fallen law enforcement officers in Tallapoosa County on Thursday in a ceremony in Alexander City.
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.
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.
Officers who gave their lives in the service of Tallapoosa County residents will be honored during the 23rd annual Law Enforcement Officers’ Memorial.
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.
The Boys & Girls Club of the Lake Martin Area is actively planning a pilot program of its Goodwater Unit at Central Coosa High School which is tentatively scheduled to open in the fall if there are enough children enrolled to support the extension.
Summer swimming, reading, team building, skating, arts and crafts, bowling and movies are just a few of the activities the Boys & Girls Club of the Lake Martin Area summer programs will offer from June 4 through July 28.
A ribbon cutting for the new Sabel Family Learning and Recreation Center was held Wednesday at the Tallapoosa County Girls Ranch.
With low revenue and bills piling up from city services, Alabama House District 82 Rep. Pebblin Warren said Camp Hill’s solutions are similar to those of the state Democratic Party.
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.