Members of Central Coosa High School's class of 2019, their families and friends enjoyed perfect weather Tuesday evening for a graduation ceremony on the field at Keith Bullard Stadium.
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.
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.
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.
On Wednesday, author Casey Cep spoke to a crowd at Adelia M. Russell Library about her new novel “Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud and the Last Trial of Harper Lee” about the Coosa County murders that occurred in 1976 and Lee’s attempt to write it.
Author Casey Cep will host a question-and-answer session on her new novel “Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee” about the 1976 Coosa County murders and Lee’s involvement trying to write about it at Adelia M. Russell Library on Wednesday.
An attorney for a pregnant woman awaiting trial on capital murder charges said his primary concern is to ensure she and her unborn child are taken care of and an investigation is conducted.
Judge Tom Young moved a docket along quickly Thursday in Dadeville while setting a date for an upcoming murder trial. Young also appointed an attorney for Shane Vernon who is being held on multiple charges across the state including Tallapoosa County.
Primary elections are less than a month away in Alabama and while there has been no shortage of signs and campaign events across the area, there are several chances to meet the candidates planned in the coming days.
Coosa County Sheriff Terry Wilson announced Monday that the aunt of 2-year-old Alexxys Tayantha Wright has been arrested for murder in the child’s 2003 death.
The Coosa County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in a 15-year-old cold case, officials with the sheriff’s office confirmed, but no further information was released.
A local man and his siblings are suing the Alabama Department of Human Resources, one of its employees, the Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Department and a medical center for $5 million, alleging that their late father’s rights were violated when he was committed to a home four years ago.
Two advocacy groups are suing a group of 49 Alabama county sheriffs over failure to supply records of the spending of state and local funds earmarked for feeding inmates in their jails.
Elmore County Sheriff’s Office reported the arrest of two men allegedly behind the burglaries of roughly 30 lake homes across three counties, done to feed their “crack” habits.
Elmore County Judge Glen Goggans set a bond for former Coosa County Jail escapee 27-year-old Shane Anthony Vernon that should assure that he will be in jail up until the case is heard in court.
Elmore County Sheriff Bill Franklin said Friday that Shane Vernon was being held in the county jail after waiving extradition Thursday morning while being held in DeKalb County, Georgia.
A nationwide search for a Coosa County fugitive with Alexander City ties who terrorized multiple people and abandoned one of the victims in metro Atlanta ended Tuesday night in DeKalb County, Georgia.
A man who escaped for the second time in less than a month from the Coosa County Jail has crossed state lines and is believed to be in Georgia after two days of keeping multiple Alabama law enforcement agencies hunting and residents living in fear.
The rain associated with Hurricane Irma has arrived in Tallapoosa County and while local officials still have their fingers crossed, it appears that the area will not see the storm at its worst.
Two local cases that state law enforcement officials were called in to investigate this week remain active with few additional details being made public at this time.
A search warrant that resulted from an ongoing operation led Coosa County Sheriff’s Office investigators and agents with ALEA’s SBI Narcotics Bureau to an elaborate hydroponic marijuana grow operation, complete with grow lights, timers, irrigation, fertilization and more Friday.
A man was shot and killed in shooting Saturday night in Goodwater and authorities say they have arrested the man they believe is responsible. Goodwater Police Chief Gerald Whetstone said officers were called to investigate reports of gunfire in the 200 block of Line Street in Goodwater at 8…
A man was is dead after an overnight shooting Saturday in Goodwater and authorities say they have arrested the man they believe is responsible.