Amy Clampitt pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance and was sentenced to 36 months in prison Monday before Tallapoosa County District Court Judge Kim Taylor.
Fifty years ago today, history was made as the world sat in front of television sets watching as one small step was taken for man and one giant leap was taken for mankind.
The thin blue line will be a little thicker in the area but area law enforcement agencies are still seeking good people to join their forces.
School supplies and children’s activities will be available at the Back to School Jamboree and Fun Day from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Dadeville Recreation Center.
Five current and former Tallapoosa County Schools students have served as Alabama Future Farmers of America student officers in the last six years.
The Tallapoosa County Board of Education on Monday signed a letter to the Tallapoosa County Commission specifying $29.8 million in projects it wants completed through funding from the county’s 1-cent sales tax.
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Dadeville High School rising senior Owen Thomas died Saturday, but friends and family in the community will remember him for being a caring and sweet person.
Don McClellan died early Wednesday morning but his life’s blood will continue coursing through Alexander City in the thousands of jobs he helped bring to the area in the wake of Russell Corp.’s collapse as an economic powerhouse, friends and even political opponents said.
The family of former Alexander City Mayor Don McClellan will receive visitors from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Radney Funeral Home and his funeral is scheduled Saturday at 11 a.m. from Faith Temple Church.
Authorities arrested six people Wednesday on drug-related charges after arrest and search warrants were served in the Alexander City area, according to the Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Department.
Veterans can now seek free, same-day care for minor illnesses and injuries at approved civilian urgent care clinics such as MainStreet Family Care.
Pressure washing, painting and cleaning three schools in Tallapoosa and Coosa counties were the focus of Lake Martin Area United Way’s Day of Action on Thursday.
Former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore, who was removed from the bench twice and lost to Doug Jones in a 2017 U.S. Senate race after allegations of sexual misconduct surfaced, announced Thursday he is running for the Senate again in 2020.
Lake Martin Area United Way’s Day of Action will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Thursday at three area schools and the group is still looking for volunteers for certain projects.
Sgt. Fred White with the Tallapoosa County Narcotics Task Force said law enforcement is encountering more and more of the “date rape” drug GHB in the area when investigating drug use and crime.
The Tallapoosa County Commission will likely take up the fate of the 1-cent sales tax passed nearly four years ago at a meeting in August.
Lake Martin Resource Association’s John Thompson hopes new teeth added to the state’s criminal littering law helps prevent trash being thrown out on the waterways and roadways of Alabama.
After nearly a month with no appreciable precipitation, rain will descend on the Alexander City area beginning today and persisting into Monday, according to the National Weather Service office in Birmingham.
Tallapoosa County Schools superintendent Joe Windle said the system is waiting to complete major renovations due to long-term funding.
Operation Red Dawn netted 17 arrests in a Monday operation seizing ecstasy, marijuana, crack cocaine, synthetic marijuana and 2 1/2 gallons of a precursor to the “date rape” drug GHB or gamma hydroxybutyrate.
All buildings in the Tallapoosa County School System need some type of renovation and it’s going to take a long time to finish those projects due to funding, according to superintendent Joe Windle.
While Gov. Kay Ivey’s recently approved expanding broadband services into rural places in Alabama, local officials said there are challenges to adding the service in parts of Tallapoosa County.