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Each of Alabama’s 67 counties saw their unemployment rate drop in May when four statewide employment records were set, according to the Alabama Department of Labor.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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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. 

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While he isn’t a fan of gambling, state Rep. Ed Oliver (R-Dadeville) said the Poarch Creek Indians’ political influence must be vanquished for the Alabama Legislature to craft a lottery proposal the public can vote on.

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Surviving and facing the storms of life became a literal lesson to Dadeville High School’s Class of 2019 when the schools power went out due to a downpour Thursday at the baccalaureate service. Dadeville First United Methodist Rev. Michael Carver was talking about David in the Bible when the…

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While the Alexander City Police Department looks to solve a rash of thefts of exhaust system parts from vans across the city, the Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Department and Dadeville Police Department are investigating thefts of catalytic converters stolen in their districts.

The Lake Martin Event Center at The Rodeo Club in Dadeville is gearing up to sling cocktails for the Boys & Girls Club of the Lake Martin Area from 6 to 8 p.m. May 22.

Gov. Kay Ivey signed into law Wednesday a bill banning abortions in the state, a move sure to draw nationwide legal challenges supporters hope will result in the U.S. Supreme Court overturning the landmark Roe v. Wade decision.

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Tallapoosa County Schools superintendent Joe Windle announced Monday the schools are starting a partnership with Alexander City Schools, including sharing the Benjamin Russell JROTC program and allowing Alexander City students into Edward Bell Career Technical Center.

According to court records, more than 100 cases were cleared from the court system in April in Alexander City.