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At the far northern end of Lake Martin near Jacksons Gap sits the Easterseals Camp ASCCA (Alabama’s Special Camp for Children and Adults). A year-round camp designed for people with disabilities and health impairments, Camp ASCCA offers exciting programs and activities for those who attend a…

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Gov. Kay Ivey announced Thursday she has lung cancer and will soon begin a series of radiation treatments.

Although teenage vaping is a national issue, it is not that prevalent in schools in Tallapoosa County, officials said. Dadeville High School and Benjamin Russell both had one incident this year and Alexander City Middle School has had only one incident in two years.

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What looked like a wedding outside Dadeville’s Mitchell House on Sunday with seats neatly placed in front of the house and a tent space behind the residence was actually ribbon cutting and open house for the community.

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Subway in Dadeville is inspected Tuesday morning after a car drove through the side of the business. Only minor injuries were reported. The Dadeville fire and police departments, Tallapoosa EMS and Tallapoosa EMA responded. The county engineering department, water department and Alabama Powe…

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Tallapoosa County School System bus driver starting base pay is lower than the starting salaries of other drivers in Clay, Elmore, Coosa and Lee counties’ school systems and Alexander City Schools. It is something county school superintendent Joe Windle said the system is addressing.

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Action was taken on a few key city matters at Tuesday’s Dadeville City Council meeting, as an interim police chief was appointed, a decision was made to demolish a nuisance property and the Dadeville Senior Nutrition Program was restarted after being temporarily shut down. 

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Ideas can come from anything, including hugs. The idea of dedicating Dadeville High School marching band’s shows to late classmate and drumline member Owen Thomas came from color guard captain Anhiyzjah Thomas hugging Owen’s mother, Beth Ann Blackburn, at his funeral.

Like fireflies trailed by children on a summer evening, large wakes attract other recreation. Going airborne is a thrill for tube riders and personal watercraft (PWC) drivers. Although it’s also against the law for PWCs to jump another boat’s wake, said Capt. Gary Buchanan, Central and South…

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In recent months, the cumulative voice of nature enthusiasts, property owners and boaters alike has grown from isolated grumbling to collective, serious concern about boating wakes on Lake Martin. Conservationists are alarmed over the rate at which boat wakes are eroding the shoreline; prope…

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His classroom comes first and that’s what has probably, in his own words, made history teacher Wes Talton Dadeville High School’s teacher of the year in 2016-17 and 2018-19.

Alexander City and Tallapoosa County schools are putting funds from the Education Trust Fund Advancement and Technology Fund (A&T) to use through security cameras, audio enhancement and completing the 1-to-1 initiative.

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The Tallapoosa County Narcotics Task Force has arrested a husband and wife in connection to the meth lab explosion at StillWaters last week.

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Generations of Alabamaians who were seeking to get married have always visited their county courthouse and the probate judge’s office to get a marriage license but that will no longer be possible starting Thursday.

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Officials with the Lake Martin Area Economic Development Alliance said there is a limited number of available buildings for industry in the area. To solve part of the problem, it is seeking help from the Tallapoosa County Commission to build a spec building and to get a certification to appe…

The Tallapoosa County Board of Education tabled a vote Monday to approve a professional program management services agreement contract with Volkert for Reeltown school projects.

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There has not been an increase in ad valorem taxes but Tallapoosa County is expecting to haul in more than $1 million in additional property tax revenue according to Tallapoosa County Revenue Commissioner Eva Middlebrooks.

New Dadeville Police Department officers Colton Ankers and Kalie Abbett have barely been out of the police academy but are already seeing action in the field. Both assisted with a Dadeville animal hoarding case earlier this week.