Saturday’s memorial program at Stephens Elementary School for late community educator and leader Rev. Alfred Cooper included revealing plans for a plaque in his honor.
The Alexander City Board of Education signed a letter to the Tallapoosa County Commission specifying $56 million in projects it wants completed through funding from the county’s 1-cent sales tax, the biggest of which is a new high school near the Charles E. Bailey Sportplex.
There are only five state marine patrol officers watching 105,000 acres of lakes in east-central Alabama but three fatal boat crashes on Lake Martin, Lake Jordan and the Alabama River since May have two common factors — all occurred at night and alcohol may have been involved, according to C…
The Alexander City School System is planning to expand its pre-K program to the Alexander City Housing Authority for children who do not have the opportunity to travel to Jim Pearson Elementary School.
Three Horseshoe Bend students and their sponsor got a true California experience while participating in the FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, California.
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.
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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.
Alexander City Middle School physical education teacher and cheerleading coach Thomas Leonard was recently nominated for a National LifeChanger of the Year award for 2019-20.
Auburn University and the University of Alabama put aside their differences Wednesday at the Lake Martin Area United Way’s summer reading kickoff at Stephens Elementary School.
Tallapoosa County Schools superintendent Joe Windle said the system is waiting to complete major renovations due to long-term funding.
There was clowning around Monday at the Charles E. Bailey Sportplex gym where Mamie’s Place Children’s Library kicked off its summer reading program.
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.
Tallapoosa County schools and Benjamin Russell Class of 2019 graduates received more than $7 million in scholarships and awards respectively.
“Shots fired. Shots fired in the Dadeville Elementary School lunchroom. We have multiple gunshot victims” came across the radios Friday but it was only a drill.
After enduring 45 grueling days to earn their badges, the 11 firefighters who graduated from the Alexander City Fire Department’s Recruit School on Friday were declared ready to serve and sacrifice their lives if necessary.
Just when the dog days seemed to be over for the Horseshoe Bend Class of 2019, a loose dog ran onto the field during the school’s graduation ceremony and urinated on a decorative fern.
With the possibility of a new $40 million high school and renovation projects at Jim Pearson Elementary school, Alexander City Schools superintendent Dr. Keith Lankford said it’s an exciting time for the system.
Rylan Patterson, 8, a second-grader at Jim Pearson Elementary School in Alexander City, was named the winner of a drawing contest held in connection with National Public Works Week.
Renovations to unite the buildings at Jim Pearson Elementary School, fixing all of the Alexander City Schools’ roofs and adding technology to the classrooms are just the start of superintendent Dr. Keith Lankford’s capital outlay plan. Lankford recently had the schools assessed to make a pla…
The Alexander City Board of Education meeting wrapped up items for the 2018-19 school year and recognized board members, staff and students at its meeting Tuesday.
Members of Central Coosa High School's class of 2019, their families and friends enjoyed perfect weather Tuesday evening for a graduation ceremony on the field at Keith Bullard Stadium.
It was a night of spiritual encouragement as the Benjamin Russell senior baccalaureate service was held Sunday night at the school’s auditorium.
Riley Johnson and Alexis Deloney were named valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, during Benjamin Russell’s annual senior awards day program Friday.
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.
Alexander City Schools superintendent Dr. Keith Lankford spoke to the Tallapoosa County Commission on Monday in support of the 1-cent sales tax passed by the commission in 2015.