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James Michael Crayton was out of jail on bond facing first-degree rape charges but was arrested again over the weekend.

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The Tallapoosa County Narcotics Task Force and New Site Police Department seized synthetic marijuana, marijuana, LSD, ecstasy, cash and gun after trying to serve an arrest warrant for aggravated animal cruelty Tuesday.

Although Alexander City police chief Jay Turner said local gun crimes have recently dropped, there are still gun issues the department would like to attack.

Despite the productivity of the court system in Alexander City and Dadeville, many notable cases remain to be adjudicated.

Families for John Ferrel Adamson and Gerald Haggerty got in their last words to convicted murderer Daquon Sheeley before Sheeley was sentenced. Some expressed forgiveness but still held Sheeley responsible.

When reflecting over headlines from 2019, it’s clear there were some notable losses in the area, such as the deaths of many key leaders in the area including Alexander City Mayor Jim Nabors, but there was also growth. From a 12-year-old Radney Elementary School student having the courage to …

Lt. Bill Hough retired Friday from the Tallapoosa County Sheriff's Department after 45 years in law enforcement in the Air Force and at the Tallapoosa County Sheriff's Department. Friends, family and co-workers joined in a ceremony to send him on his way.

The Tallapoosa County Narcotics Task Force and Alabama Department of Pardons and Parole arrested an individual from the Old Kellyton Road community Dec. 9. Investigators went to the residence on a probation compliance check. After making contact with the probationer, investigators seized app…

Former Randolph County High School math teacher and basketball coach David Burkhalter is now answering five charges surrounding a sexual relationship in Calhoun County. In total Burkhalter faces 15 charges in three counties related to the alleged relationship.

A judge has lowered the bond to $150,000 for David Burkhalter allowing his release from the Randolph County Jail as he awaits trial.

The Alexander City Police Department is looking for a man who allegedly stole two work vehicles Wednesday from Hyde’s Kitchens on Cherokee Road.

A Tallapoosa County jury will hear closing arguments today before deciding if Daquon Sheeley is guilty of killing John Ferrel Adamson and shooting Gerald Haggerty in 2017.

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.