Michelle Garrett was admired by many people in Tallapoosa County as a loyal and dedicated employee, friend and wife; a special, loving human who always had a smile on her face; an angel with an infectious personality and a fighter.
For years, people across the country have reported sightings of hairy, upright-walking creatures dwelling in the wilderness and credited the experience as finding Bigfoot, also referred to as Sasquatch.
The Alabama Department of Public Health said a memo issued Thursday by the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) says spectators will be allowed to attend football games and other athletic events, but attendance likely will be significantly reduced, according to a news release. Un…
The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) and Alabama Counts — in partnership with the Business Council of Alabama (BCA), Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama (CCAA) and the National Federation of Independent Business, Alabama Chapter (NFIB) — announced Aug. 12 w…
Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday announced a $50 million grant program to support nonprofit and faith-based organizations that have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Alabama Nonprofit Grant Program and the Alabama Faith-Based Grant Program will be awarded to eligible applicant…
Law enforcement are scratching their heads after a police chase involving nearly a dozen police vehicles ended at Blue Creek on Wednesday afternoon.
Less than 1,000 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported to the state over the last 24 hours. It was the state's lowest single day increase since July 8.
- Customer robs Alexander City Walmart
- Tallapoosa County Schools delays start of school
- UPDATED: Alex City Schools pushes the date of traditional school to Sept. 8
- 'No reason' for chase through Dadeville, police say
- Officials respond to one-car collision on River Bridge
- No new leads in Sunday assault in Alexander City
- Alexander City Middle School names Smith as new coach
- Alexander City police investigating a business break-in
- Investigation underway in a Sunday morning assault
- Two Alexander City incumbents ready to serve another four years on council
- PHOTOS: Accident sends two to hospital
- PHOTOS: Alexander City Jazz Fest
- PHOTOS: Socially distanced Strand Sessions
- PHOTOS: Alex City Schools breaks ground at Jim Pearson Elementary
- PHOTOS: Horseshoe Bend football practice
- PHOTOS: Pennington Park Farmers Marketplace
- PHOTOS: Benjamin Russell's first week of football practice
- PHOTOS: Band camp underway at Benjamin Russell
- PHOTOS: Fourth annual Blues in the Park held in Strand Park
- PHOTOS: Central Coosa hits the field for first day of practice
“If you don’t get better, we’ll be out here for days,” Bob O’Daniel hears his wife jokingly yell from their home in Eclectic. Scouring the O’Daniel’s property — all 36 acres of it — has become Bob’s favorite pastime, and one numerous Lake Martin area citizens benefit from daily.
As plans for returning to school are finalized and tweaked, parents and students may still have some unanswered questions or concerns about protocol and safety measures. The following most frequently asked questions should provide some additional insight into Alexander City Schools’ current …
Due to concerns surrounding COVID-19, the 8th Annual Alexander City Sun Festival has been postponed until a later date. Originally scheduled for early June, the eight-day festival was rescheduled for July 31-Aug. 8 out of concerns regarding the pandemic. A makeup date for Sun Festival will b…
The Alabama Cooperative Extension System 4-H program is hosting virtual events to keep children entertained this summer. The latest in a line of programs includes 4-H Virtual Ventures Art Class. The deadline to register is Monday. Space is limited so sign up by calling the Tallapoosa County …
In an effort to help revitalize downtown Dadeville, Pennington Park owners Kurt and Leigh Pfitzner have reached out to local produce growers and vendors and hosted Dadeville’s first-ever Farmers Marketplace on July 12.
The cumulative number of COVID-19 cases in Alabama has surpassed 70,000 and about one-third of those cases have been reported in the last two weeks.
Due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19, Secretary of State John H. Merrill announced Monday the deadline to officially apply for and cast an absentee ballot for the upcoming municipal elections has been extended.
Kurt and Leigh Pfitzner may have only been full-time residents of Dadeville for roughly six years but the couple has already made a lasting impact on the area. Dadeville Mayor Wayne Smith wanted to show his appreciation for all their hard work to benefit the community and presented the Pfizt…
Dadeville Mayor Wayne Smith is a strong proponent that “if you build it, they will come.” Nothing rings more true for Dadeville at this time than that sentiment.
Tallapoosa County Schools superintendent Joe Windle is following the recommendation of 103 physicians from Birmingham and will make masks mandatory for all faculty and all students over the age of 7.
The cumulative number of COVID-19 cases in Alabama is nearing 70,000 and about one-third of those cases have been reported in the last two weeks.
Lake Martin Community Hospital is even better equipped to serve the community now with as Tallapoosa EMS recently purchased a state-of-the-art ambulance. Tallapoosa EMS, a division of Ivy Creek Healthcare, is a department located at Lake Martin Community Hospital and covers quite a bit of gr…
Oskar’s Café has been customer-focused for nearly 30 years and that hasn’t changed now. When an employee tested positive for COVID-19, Oskar’s owners quickly and efficiently posted to social media in full transparency to the community.