When Hurricane Sally swept through Alabama, Lake Martin’s Southern neighbors took the brunt of her hit. Due to the high volume of wreckage, sunken boats and massive debris, Tallapoosa County resident Chad Gilliland’s company Backwater Marine Towing and Salvage was called to service.
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 …
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…
Nearly 24% of adults in Alabama read at the lowest literacy level and more than half a million Alabamians between the ages of 16 and 74 don’t have a high school diploma or GED.
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- Bigfoot hunter arrested for attempted murder
- No decision from Alexander City City Council on Benson Community Center
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- Alexander City council to hold hearing on Benson’s Community Center
- Dadeville couple spreads hope during Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month
- Alabama begins Lost Wages Assistance Program
- Alex City Schools approves virtual academy lease
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- PHOTOS: Horseshoe Bend remains unbeaten with win over Central Coosa
- PHOTOS: Benjamin Russell takes care of business against Central Coosa
- PHOTOS: High School Football Benjamin Russell hosts Smiths Station
- PHOTOS: Wetumpka football visits Benjamin Russell
- PHOTOS: Boat takes on water on Lake Martin during parade
- PHOTOS: Dadeville gets impressive region win on Saturday
- Lake Martin's salvage crew battles hurricane cleanup
- PHOTOS: Kiwanis Clay Shoot
- PHOTOS: High School Football Southern Prep
Hurricane Sally made landfall this morning and has since been downgraded to a tropic storm. Local counties have begun to see impacts from the storm.
The Tallapoosa County Board of Education on Monday approved its proposed budget for fiscal year 2020-21 but there were some concerns made by board members about certain allocations.
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) deputy under secretary for rural development Bette Brand on Tuesday announced the department is accepting applications for grants for projects that promote economic development and job creation in rural areas.
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.
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.
It's better to be safe than sorry and more preparation is always better, especially in times of natural disaster which is unpredictable.
Troopers within the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division saw a significant reduction in the overall traffic fatalities during this past Labor Day weekend.
Dadeville resident Corey Martin entered the military to afford college; so to give back to his community, he established an endowment that provides opportunities for students from his hometown.
Fall is just around the corner and Keebler Park is ready for its third annual Scarecrows in the Park art display featuring the Pirates of the Pandemic.
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 Dadeville Beautification Board is in the midst of many ongoing projects to beautify the town including replacing “Welcome to Dadeville” signage on Highway 49.
First responders display a special form of selflessness, compassion and bravery, and as a result, the community is embracing that dedication to hard work with a number of appreciation events.
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.
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.
Pennington Park will soon be protected by the wood spirits being brought to life through Dadeville resident Ken Rhodes’ featured carvings.
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…