Benjamin Russell was put on a brief soft lockdown Friday morning after police executed a narcotics search at a residence on Joseph Street near Caldwell Electronics, according to the Alexander City Police Department.
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…
Alexander City Schools superintendent Dr. Keith Lankford will ask for the formation of a committee to ensure stakeholders have the correct information on how the funds from a 1-cent sales tax are used, starting with planning construction.
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.
Alexander City and Tallapoosa County schools are putting funds from the Education Trust Fund Advancement and Technology Fund (A&T) to use through security cameras, audio enhancement and completing the 1-to-1 initiative.
School safety updates including extra high definition cameras and color-coding hallways were presented at the Alexander City Board of Education meeting Tuesday.
Many have heard the phrase “Christmas in July,” but it was Christmas in August for many area teachers Saturday during the 10th annual Teachers Luncheon at Beulah Baptist Church. Thanks to all the generous donations and a lot of hard work, those teachers are starting the year off right.
The Tallapoosa County Board of Education tabled a vote Monday to approve a professional program management services agreement contract with Volkert for Reeltown school projects.
Out-of-district placement in the Tallapoosa County School System is not as common as it seems. Currently one family living in the Dadeville area zone has its two children commuting to Horseshoe Bend School for the 2019-20 year.
There’s working with family and there’s working in the same building as your family for Benjamin Russell English teacher Laura Burroughs. On her first day of teaching, Burroughs’ father Fletcher Scott, who taught science, checked on her during class.
Willow Point Country Club was filled with the cheer of “Roll Tide” as University of Alabama president Dr. Stuart Bell spoke at the annual Lake Martin Bama Club meeting Wednesday night.
The Tallapoosa County Commission unanimously passed a resolution to leave in place a 1-cent sales tax to supply Alexander City and Tallapoosa County schools funding for $85.8 million in capital projects.
Auburn University was recently named the No. 1 college for happiest students by The Princeton Review, and local college students agree.
Training kicked in for a driver during a school bus fire in Alexander City as almost 40 children were evacuated from their bus Friday afternoon.
Sergeant Brian Clayton was at Tallassee Elementary School early Wednesday morning for the firs day of school for area students. Clayton reminds everyone to slow down and take extra caution on the roadways as the new school year gets underway.