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The term “to protect and to serve” was coined in 1955 and has become the official motto of the police academy. To show honor and respect for this service, a Back the Blue event was held at the Tallapoosa County Courthouse on Thursday morning.

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 …

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Tallapoosa County organized a Back the Blue event at the Tallapoosa County Courthouse to show appreciation for its area law enforcement and first responders. Officers and elected officials from across Tallapoosa County came to show support, receive recognition and sign the police pledge. Rep…

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Alexander City, AL

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  • Humidity: 84%
  • Feels Like: 76°
  • Heat Index: 76°
  • Wind: 3 mph
  • Wind Chill: 76°
  • UV Index: 0 Low
  • Sunrise: 06:35:59 AM
  • Sunset: 06:33:19 PM
  • Dew Point: 70°
  • Visibility: 10 mi


Cloudy with showers. Low 68F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 60%.


Cloudy with showers. Low 68F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 60%.


Partly cloudy with afternoon showers or thunderstorms. High 82F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

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Tallapoosa Publishers Inc.’s Dadeville mayoral debate set for Monday has been canceled. The debate had been scheduled for 5:30 p.m. at Dadeville High School with a professional moderator lined up to assist.

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Tallapoosa County keeps working its way closer to the championship goal for the Alabama Census Bowl by winning against Russell County in Round 2. Tallapoosa County is among the top four counties to receive the highest signup increase this week for the U.S. Census at a .5% increase. That leav…

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VBR Records of Trussville in partnership with the World Famous Rodeo Club of Dadeville will host country music icon Mickey Gilley on Oct. 3. Gilley, along with nationally acclaimed country artists and songwriter Bobby Luster, will appear live at The Rodeo Club.

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Alexander City Schools will remain in regular session for the remainder of the week, despite possible inclement weather. Tallapoosa County Schools (Dadeville, Horseshoe Bend, Reeltown and Edward Bell CTC) will be closed Thursday and Friday due to the inclement weather and heavy rains being p…

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Tallapoosa County Schools will have a regular school day tomorrow. Tallapoosa County Schools (Dadeville, Horseshoe Bend, Reeltown and Edward Bell CTC) will be closed Thursday and Friday due to the inclement weather and heavy rains being predicted for our area. After-school activities and pra…

Robert Whaley asked the Tallapoosa County Board of Education to place his son in the Reeltown school district even though the family technically lives in the Dadeville school district.

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Results of an upcoming runoff election will determine who will run the city as mayor for the next four years. In Alexander City, it will either be incumbent Mayor Tommy Sprains or Woody Baird. In Dadeville, incumbent Mayor Wayne Smith is facing Frank Goodman.

Tallapoosa County residents Micki and Matthew Knox recognized the booming health and nutrition drink business in surrounding areas and realized there was a void locally for the same products.

The state began paying the Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) Program last Thursday, according to Gov. Kay Ivey and Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington.

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The Alabama Department of Labor recently announced the Extended Benefits (EB) program expired Aug. 29. The ADOL will continue to pay these benefits through Sept. 19.

When Hannah Green graduated from Southern Union Community College with a welding degree, she struggled to find a company that would hire a female in her position. Throughout her schooling and time with her current company in Talladega, Green has explored the artistic side of her skillset. He…