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.
The City of Dadeville is mourning the loss of one of its own, as city councilmember H.A. “Dick” Harrelson, 86, died Thursday, according to Dadeville Mayor Wayne Smith.
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 …
School boards in Tallapoosa County are one step closer to issuing bonds for building facilities in Alexander City and lowering the interest rate on bonds for county schools.
The eighth annual Denim & Diamonds Charity Ball raised $7,600, according to Lake Martin Dadeville Area Chamber of Commerce member Carol Sellers. The chamber split its profits with Lake Martin Area United Way, which received $3,800 for its annual campaign.
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.
An Alabama district attorney said Monday authorities have "good reason'' to believe human remains that were found belong to the missing stepdaughter of UFC heavyweight fighter Walt Harris.
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.
Local animal lovers will unite at the second annual Meow and Mutt Mingle tonight at The Mill Two Eighty. The Lake Martin Animal Shelter is holding the fundraiser from 6 to 9 p.m. and will feature silent and live auctions, cocktails, hors d’ouevres and desserts.
The Tallapoosa County Board of Education approved its capital plan and listened to the community for its annual public meeting after struggling with technology for a few minutes. The school board used EBoard for the first time at its meeting instead of paper which caused some confusion for b…
Students at Reeltown High School are learning about aquaponics thanks to a $5,829 grant through the Coosa Valley Resource Conservation and Development Council (RC&D).
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.
The Salvation Army bell ringers are impossible to miss when shopping during the holiday season as they ask for donations outside Alexander City stores. The Alexander City organization is preparing for the upcoming season and is asking for volunteers to sign up.
As the weather continues to drop in temperature this month, TallaCoosa Aid to People will continue to get calls for help. The organization is helping people with propane to prevent getting their power turned off.
Four local high school students were honored for their good citizenship Thursday at the Tohopeka chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) meeting. Benjamin Russell’s Andrew Caldwell, Dadeville’s Kade Harkins, Horseshoe Bend’s Mary Rasbury and Reeltown’s Eryn Wells were named…
Thanksgiving is a time for families to come together and be thankful for what they have every day, but there are some in the community who may not have the means to put a family meal on the table.
It’s time for area residents to either dress up or don their best denim and get down to some music for a good cause as the eighth annual Denim & Diamonds Charity Ball will be held at 6 p.m. Nov. 23.
Alabama Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth talked workforce development and education at Lake Martin Dadeville Area Chamber’s quarterly luncheon Tuesday at First Baptist Church of Dadeville.
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.
Gov. Kay Ivey announced a record number of 731 state foster care adoptions for fiscal year 2019 Thursday and Tallapoosa County had eight of those.
Blue police lights flashed by Maxwell-Gunter Recreation Area, but there was nothing to worry about due to the Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Department practicing an active shooter drill.
Keebler Park’s annual scarecrow display will come down before Thanksgiving, so those who haven’t been by to see this year’s exhibit should do so soon, according to Dianna Porter, a volunteer advocate for planned use of Dadeville’s Keebler Park.