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Some concern was raised at Monday’s Tallapoosa County Board of Education meeting about accountability with virtual learning options but acting superintendent Ray Porter assured board members plenty of planning and guidelines will be in place to best serve those students.

Tallapoosa County and its municipalities could receive more than $2.4 million in funding thanks to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act.

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…

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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…

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Carol Tarpley jokes despite her reluctance to buy their current home, her husband Mickey went ahead and surprised her with the purchase anyway — and she couldn’t be happier with the folk Victorian historic house the couple has made their home.

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The Fourth of July weekend brings plenty of patriotic festivities and options for the whole family to enjoy. From live music and fireworks to art shows and cornhole tournaments, the holiday celebration offers something for everyone.

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Alabama has seen one of its largest one-day increases in coronavirus cases since the beginning of the pandemic. More than 1,100 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in the state in the last 24 hours, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health.

Fireworks are for sale everywhere it seems — in convenience stores and roadside stands. Although Alexander City and Dadeville do not have bans on fireworks, that does not mean open war with bottle rockets in the backyard.

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Healthcare has its fair share of issues and controversy throughout the country but one such dilemma is the hidden root of pharmaceutical costs, which affect independent pharmacists and patients requiring prescriptions.

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Tallapoosa County is full of philanthropic opportunities and its organizations rely heavily on volunteers to adequately achieve their missions. Whether it’s a one-time event or time committed on a regular basis, community members are always needed at local nonprofits and chambers of commerce.

The Tallapoosa County Board of Education received a pleasant surprise as it recently opened bids for constructing an auditorium at Horseshoe Bend School. It came in more than 30% under budget.

Despite the Dadeville City Council approving a recreation center rental two weeks ago for a meeting tonight, the council voted to keep the center closed at its Tuesday meeting.