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The wheels of justice turn slow for some. The COVID-19 pandemic stopped those wheels for eight months but now the wheels are moving forward again, just a little slower.

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TPI's Santana Wood and Siri Hedreen bring you the latest tri-county news including a high speed police chase and weekend events while sports writer Ryne Gallacher shares area sports news.

TPI's Santana Wood and Siri Hedreen bring you the latest news including tri-county weather updates and more.

Lake Scene Directory

Alexander City, AL

Right Now
  • Humidity: 55%
  • Feels Like: 65°
  • Heat Index: 65°
  • Wind: 4 mph
  • Wind Chill: 65°
  • UV Index: 2 Low
  • Sunrise: 06:26:14 AM
  • Sunset: 04:37:05 PM
  • Dew Point: 48°
  • Visibility: 10 mi


Overcast. High 66F. Winds light and variable.


Cloudy. Low 49F. Winds light and variable.


Periods of rain. Potential for heavy rainfall. High 61F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall near a half an inch.

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Troy Antwoan Knight thought his original sentence of life in prison without parole for his conviction of two counts of robbery in 2011 was a bit harsh.

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An out-of-town roofing contractor will not have to serve jail time for dumping shingles across Tallapoosa County if he follows his guilty plea agreement.

Amanda M. Milford has been ordered to pay back nearly $60,000 in restitution and avoids jail time after a first-degree theft charge related to her time as district administrative coordinator of the Tallapoosa County Soil and Water and Conservation District.

An Alexander City man walked through a security checkpoint at the Tallapoosa County Courthouse Annex carrying three grams of crystal meth and a meth pipe.

The Alexander City Police Department made an arrest this week after allegations of inappropriate touching were reported last week.

The coffee shop Nirvana Latte that was set to open next to Zazu’s Verandah in downtown Dadeville will no longer be opening. The potential owners, also owners of Dyed Pirates in Dadeville, decided to not pursue the venture. Zazu’s owners Rick and Mitzy Hidding, own the building where the coff…