Police are searching for a person of interest in a double homicide that occurred in the Notasulga community Sunday.
State report cards for the academic 2018-19 year were released Friday and Alexander City Schools and Tallapoosa County Schools received an 85 and 86, respectively.
Giving people closure is why the Alexander City/Tallapoosa County Rescue Squad does its job. President Ken Cowart said a rewarding experience for him was when he recovered a man’s body from a river years ago and met his family.
The Tallapoosa County Board of Education did not approve its capital plan Tuesday night due to the agenda item dying on the floor.
Her job wasn’t hard, but it was where she worked in the field in Japan and Korea that was a challenge for Dadeville resident and United States Marine Corps veteran Miranda Heard.
Dadeville’s tree roots are regrowing thanks to the Dadeville Beautification Board’s plan to add trees around the city. The board is planting more trees in the city and is partnering with Dadeville High School classes to plant dedicated trees around the schools and the Tallapoosa County Board…
Dadeville hosted a homecoming pep rally and parade Friday afternoon. The Class of 2020 lost a classmate, Owen Thomas, over the summer but the students invited his mother Beth Blackburn to take part in the singing of the school's alma mater from the gym floor. At the end the students and Blac…
Summertime activities for children sometimes involve attending a camp and the Boy Scouts of America Tukabatchee Area Council makes sure its Scouts can attend with the Lake Martin Area United Way’s help.
Tallapoosa County students should dust their off their smocks for the Everything’s Art second annual student art competition. The contest is for students kindergarten through 12th grade who attend the Tallapoosa County School System, are homeschooled, special education or getting their GEDs.
Although the organization is not located in Lake Martin Area United Way’s coverage area of Tallapoosa and Coosa counties, The Learning Tree of Tallasee’s homes in Tallapoosa County benefit financially from the group.
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…
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
The Tallapoosa County Coaches Association requested an athletic supplement increase of $135,000 at the Tallapoosa County Board of Education meeting Monday.
The school system plans to be in the black with the largest budget in history as the Tallapoosa County Board of Education approved its 2019-20 fiscal year budget Monday.
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.