Sales: According to the Alabama Association of Realtors, August home sales in the state increased 9% year-over-year from 6,317 to 6,884 closed transactions. Sales decreased 10.8% from July and are now up 7% year-to-date. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, however, declining sales activity remains a possibility in the months ahead. Two more resources to review: Quarterly Report and Annual Report.
Nearly 24% of adults in Alabama read at the lowest literacy level and more than half a million Alabamians between the ages of 16 and 74 don’t have a high school diploma or GED.
There is only one more week to submit artwork for Lake Martin Living’s Art and Photography contest as the deadline is quickly approaching. Submissions are due to TPI at 548 Cherokee Rd. by 5 p.m. Friday.
Lake Scene Directory
- Victim identified after human remains found in Coosa County last weekend
- Alexander City police chief asks for prayers for officer
- A brotherhood beyond the blue line: Machen an integral part of ACPD family
- Bigfoot hunter arrested for attempted murder
- Bradley J. Sanford
- No decision from Alexander City City Council on Benson Community Center
- Who should get the job? Q&A allows voters to compare Alex City mayoral candidates
- Castelluccio to offer fine dining, quality service in downtown Alexander City
- Alex City Schools approves virtual academy lease
- Alabama begins Lost Wages Assistance Program
- PHOTOS: Tallapoosa County organizes Back the Blue event
- PHOTOS: Horseshoe Bend remains unbeaten with win over Central Coosa
- PHOTOS: Benjamin Russell takes care of business against Central Coosa
- PHOTOS: High School Football Benjamin Russell hosts Smiths Station
- PHOTOS: Boat takes on water on Lake Martin during parade
- Lake Martin's salvage crew battles hurricane cleanup
- PHOTOS: Wetumpka football visits Benjamin Russell
- PHOTOS: Kiwanis Clay Shoot
- PHOTOS: High School Football Southern Prep
- PHOTOS: Dadeville gets impressive region win on Saturday
The Coosa County Sheriff’s Office announced it has identified human remains found in the county earlier this year as a missing Coosa County woman.
The beginning of a new school year always comes with its challenges and obstacles but Coosa County Schools’ decision to host all virtual classes for the first nine weeks presents a few unique hurdles.
Lake Martin Living magazine will accept sculpture and 3D art entries in this year’s annual art and photography contest, which is set for Oct. 2 in downtown Alexander City. Art in the Alley will offer sponsored cash awards for first, second and third place in three categories and a People’s C…
The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) and Alabama Counts! launched today a census participation competition — deemed the Alabama Census Bowl — among 32 counties throughout Alabama with low self-response rates. The competition will last for four weeks, ending Sept. …
According to the National Weather Service in Birmingham, Hurricane Laura is a powerful Category 4 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 145 mph as of the 4 p.m. CDT advisory from the National Hurricane Center.
Alabama Power is urging customers to prepare for the possibility of severe tropical weather this week as the company’s crews prepare to quickly and safely respond following the storm.
Polls open today for area municipal elections. Local residents will cast their votes for mayor and city/town councilmembers for their respective municipalities.
The United States Postal Service Board of Governors announced Saturday the establishment of a bipartisan Election Mail Committee that will actively oversee the United States Postal Service’s support of the mail-in voting process.
As of Monday morning, the National Weather Service in Birmingham doesn’t expect direct impact in Central Alabama from Tropical Storm Marco. It is continuing to monitor Tropical Storm Laura, which is more unpredictable at this time and impacts remain uncertain.
Alexander City and Tallapoosa County schools have the opportunity to win up to $65,000 by being the No. 1 county in the state with the largest percentage of census participation.
As part of its ongoing effort to ensure voters and election officials have the information they need to successfully use the U.S. Mail to vote in the November
Supporting customers affected by COVID-19 with tailored, customized solutions to meet their needs remains a priority as Alabama Power continues to navigate the pandemic. In a time that presents unique challenges, the company’s support of its customers and the communities it calls home has no…
As more is learned about COVID-19, the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is providing updated guidance about testing priorities, listing and defining types of tests and quarantine and isolation requirements for COVID-19 patients and their contacts.
Gov. Kay Ivey on Tuesday awarded $7 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds to support two programs of the Alabama Department of Mental Health (ADMH). Of the funds, $1 million will be used for the ADMH’s Crisis and Recovery Services program and $6 million i…
The Coosa County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of Joe Daniel Stallions for the 1999 murder of Bobbie Dale Ingram, 38, and her daughter Jodi Angelia Stallions, 17, on Thursday.
Gov. Kay Ivey on Friday awarded $100 million of the Coronavirus Relief Fund to support two grant programs of up to $50 million each for nursing homes and hospitals for the purpose of responding to and mitigating the COVID-19 public health emergency.
For years, people across the country have reported sightings of hairy, upright-walking creatures dwelling in the wilderness and credited the experience as finding Bigfoot, also referred to as Sasquatch.
The Alabama Department of Public Health said a memo issued Thursday by the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) says spectators will be allowed to attend football games and other athletic events, but attendance likely will be significantly reduced, according to a news release. Un…
The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) and Alabama Counts — in partnership with the Business Council of Alabama (BCA), Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama (CCAA) and the National Federation of Independent Business, Alabama Chapter (NFIB) — announced Aug. 12 w…