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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.

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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…

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The Tallapoosa County Board of Education on Monday signed a letter to the Tallapoosa County Commission specifying $29.8 million in projects it wants completed through funding from the county’s 1-cent sales tax. 

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Ferst Readers of Tallapoosa County has big fish to fry after hosting its first fishing tournament fundraiser.

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It’s hard for young people who are entering the workforce but soft skills give them a better chance to succeed and that’s a major component of the partnership between the Lake Martin Area Economic Development Alliance, Benjamin Russell and Russell Brands.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Family and friends gathered at the Sportplex to celebrate the Benjamin Russell High School Class of 2019 graduating.

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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…

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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.