The Outlook newsroom staff recently welcomed a new face as Sylacauga resident Breanna Hill joined the team as a staff writer last week.
Melissa Mullins may have a daughter on the autism spectrum, but that doesn’t stop her from being a parent first and advocate second.
President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial will likely start next week but the debate may last months, if not years, regardless of outcome.
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.
If you didn’t know its significance, you would drive by the brown warehouse turned music recording studio on Avalon Avenue in Muscle Shoals.
Tallapoosa EMA director Jason Moran has worked hard to spread the word about emergency alert system Tallapoosa Alert since announcing it in early 2017. And it looks like his hard work has paid off.
There is a threat for severe thunderstorms from 4 p.m. this evening until 7 a.m. Tuesday across Central Alabama. Tornadoes, damaging straight-line winds and large hail are all possible, according to the National Weather Service.
Alabama State Board of Education (SBOE) members voted to adopt a new set of mathematics standards that are poised to pave the way toward academic success for Alabama students at the SBOE’s monthly meeting Thursday, according to a release.
Food Bank of East Alabama helps those who can’t feed themselves in seven different counties including Tallapoosa, Randolph, Chambers, Russell, Barbour, Macon and Lee counties.
It’s time to get out the hand sanitizer and wash hands more frequently as the flu season has significantly spread throughout the state. According to the Alabama Department of Public Health, the East Central district, which includes Tallapoosa County, has had 4.6% of outpatient visits due to …
Lake Martin Area United Way revealed it’s about 75% of the way closer to its $535,000 campaign goal Friday. The organization has raised $392,754 currently through donations this year.
State government actions on medical marijuana, violent crime and the criminal justice system were the main topics of the Alexander City Chamber of Commerce luncheon Thursday.
Tallapoosa County Girls Ranch has helped female victims of abuse, abandonment and neglect find stability and care since 1973. The ranch currently has three residential homes, four sets of full-time house parents who care for the residents and 21 girls, according to ranch director Candace Gulley.
The holiday season can bring a lot of cheer but can also be a time for an increased number of theft crimes during this time of year. According to Alexander City Police Department Capt. James Orr, 44 thefts, burglaries and vehicle break-ins were reported to the police department in November.
The Tri-County Children’s Advocacy Center has been helping children in Tallapoosa, Chambers and Randolph counties since 1999. The advocacy center tapes forensic interviews of witnesses who are minors in child abuse cases or investigations so if a case goes to court the child doesn’t have to …
As the weather drops for the winter, pet owners should take extra care of their outdoor animals. Lake Martin Animal Shelter director Mia Chandler offers tips for helping pets that stay outside.
Talk about a return investment. More than 4,000 hours were spent at nonprofit Volunteer Connections of Central Alabama (VCCA) looking at thousands of federal and state tax returns from January to May this year and $1,553,321 was returned to Tallapoosa County residents, according to director …
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Bradley Byrne visited Tallapoosa and Coosa counties visiting with voters and hearing concerns Tuesday. Byrne will be on the Republican primary ballot in March.
The sheriff of Lowndes County was fatally shot Saturday evening, authorities announced, and an 18-year-old suspect was taken into custody after an hours-long manhunt.
Camp Fire Alabama of Alexander City’s mission is to give back to those who help them. The organization, funded by the Lake Martin Area United Way, holds an annual fashion show to benefit United Way for a cause such as helping the homeless.
Identity theft, grandchildren, technology being compromised and other scams for senior citizens to watch out for were the topics of Tuesday’s Lunch and Learn at Volunteer Connections of Central Alabama.
Officials gathered in New Site Monday to see the results of grants issued by the Coosa Valley Resource Conservation and Development Council in the last year.
Voters have only one option if they want to cast a ballot in a countywide contested race in the March primaries — Republican. No one has qualified for a local race as a Democrat.
A Rockford man has been indicted on three counts of sexual abuse of child under the age of 12 and for violation of the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA).