Students at Reeltown High School are learning about aquaponics thanks to a $5,829 grant through the Coosa Valley Resource Conservation and Development Council (RC&D).
Identity theft, grandchildren, technology being compromised and other scams for senior citizens to watch out for were the topics of Tuesday’s Lunch and Learn at Volunteer Connections of Central Alabama.
The Salvation Army bell ringers are impossible to miss when shopping during the holiday season as they ask for donations outside Alexander City stores. The Alexander City organization is preparing for the upcoming season and is asking for volunteers to sign up.
As the weather continues to drop in temperature this month, TallaCoosa Aid to People will continue to get calls for help. The organization is helping people with propane to prevent getting their power turned off.
Four local high school students were honored for their good citizenship Thursday at the Tohopeka chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) meeting. Benjamin Russell’s Andrew Caldwell, Dadeville’s Kade Harkins, Horseshoe Bend’s Mary Rasbury and Reeltown’s Eryn Wells were named…
Thanksgiving is a time for families to come together and be thankful for what they have every day, but there are some in the community who may not have the means to put a family meal on the table.
It’s time for area residents to either dress up or don their best denim and get down to some music for a good cause as the eighth annual Denim & Diamonds Charity Ball will be held at 6 p.m. Nov. 23.
Ghouls, goblins and superheroes will be taking over the sidewalks of Alexander City and Dadeville on Thursday night for trick-or-treating.
Local law enforcement offices in Tallapoosa County are short staffed and need officers to fill out the agencies. Dadeville Police Department has three openings, Alexander City Police has two openings, the Tallapoosa County Sherriff’s Department has an opening and Alabama Law Enforcement Agen…
Aaron Flynn Gess was arrested in Louisiana by the Louisiana State Police and the U.S. Marshals Service. Gess is currently awaiting extradition to Alabama. This case is still under investigation and no additional information is available.
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.
Gov. Kay Ivey has completed completion her radiation treatments for lung cancer she announced she had in September, she said Friday in a statement.
Two Dadeville residents have been arrested on drug-related charges after a Tuesday incident that sent law enforcement on a pursuit after a suspect threw cocaine out of a car window and fled.
The Dadeville City Council finalized its food truck ordinance and tabled filling two spots on its gas board at Tuesday’s meeting.
Election primaries are still five months away in the State of Alabama and Tallapoosa County but the Tallapoosa County Democrat and Republican parties are qualifying candidates.
Every family has its own traditions. Some traditions are more unique than others; some people aren’t that strict about theirs; and other families are diehard sticklers for keeping up the traditions they’ve built.
More people were in Dadeville on Saturday for the fall festival and Ducky Ward and Pops Ward Soap Box Derby than the population of the city’s 3,000 residents.
The students of the Alexander City, Tallapoosa County and Coosa County school systems got a lecture worth their while Friday as the Lake Martin Area Economic Development Alliance hosted its Manufacturing Day breakfast with a presentation on student workforce.
Notices were sent to 27,000 property owners this week notifying them of owed property taxes. While the important parts of the notice are correct, Tallapoosa County revenue commissioner Eva Middlebrooks said about 75% of the notices include information that is confusing and incorrect.
Students in Horseshoe Bend, Dadeville and Reeltown schools are alcohol and drug abuse aware thanks to Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) being taught by the Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Department every year.
The Domestic Violence Crisis Intervention Center in Opelika is there when victims need it. The center has a 24-hour crisis line that is always available.