A fresh and fluffy face will greet students at Stephens Elementary School this year and provide an added layer of comfort to improve the children’s daily lives.
The Alabama Department of Public Health said a memo issued Thursday by the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) says spectators will be allowed to attend football games and other athletic events, but attendance likely will be significantly reduced, according to a news release. Un…
Woody Woodpecker Learning Center in Alexander City will be closer for the remainder of the week due to possible COVID-19 exposure, according to a Facebook post from the daycare center Thursday.
In an effort to ensure Alexander City Schools’ Return to Learn plan is properly followed, the Alex City Board of Education has approved to push the start of the 2020-21 school year for traditional students to Sept. 8.
In the world of uncertainty of today, plans continue to change and Coosa County Schools has decided to postpone the start of school and begin the first nine weeks with all virtual classes.
Safety was the main driving force behind Jim Pearson Elementary School’s proposed renovations but aesthetics and modernization will be added bonuses.
Central Alabama Community College acting president Jeff Lynn held a virtual meeting Thursday with the ASPIRE 2030 steering committee to discuss CACC’s capital campaign. The committee will create a vision for all CACC locations over a 10-year improvement plan.
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Alexander City Schools superintendent Dr. Keith Lankford addressed some concerns and questions about returning to school in August in a video posted on the school’s Facebook page. The plan is coined “Return to Learn” and will be presented in full to the Alex City Board of Education on Thursday.
While Central Alabama Community College’s (CACC) origin is in Alexander City, its faculty and staff have a wide footprint. For one such employee, that trail has been traversed over 26 different countries and 30 years of service in the Marine Corps.
Some concern was raised at Monday’s Tallapoosa County Board of Education meeting about accountability with virtual learning options but acting superintendent Ray Porter assured board members plenty of planning and guidelines will be in place to best serve those students.
The coffee shop Nirvana Latte that was set to open next to Zazu’s Verandah in downtown Dadeville will no longer be opening. The potential owners, also owners of Dyed Pirates in Dadeville, decided to not pursue the venture. Zazu’s owners Rick and Mitzy Hidding, own the building where the coff…
As Reeltown Elementary School principal Raymond Porter is in line to take the helm of the Tallapoosa County Schools superintendent position, he was eager to recommend current RES assistant principal Lisa Hornsby to fill his shoes.
A local family is celebrating the graduation of Christopher “Pete” Doss from basic training and technical school at Lakeland Air Force in Houston, Texas.
The Tallapoosa County Schools leadership team discussed in depth its road to reopening schools and focused its philosophy on safely getting as many people back into the buildings as possible for higher quality education.
Benjamin Russell will see some new, yet familiar faces in the halls during the 2019-20 school year with the hire of two new assistant principals to replace both Jason Deason, who was hired as principal at Alexandria High School, and the late Kelli Kelly.
Alexander City Schools superintendent Dr. Keith Lankford expects the upcoming school year to present unique challenges and changes.
Tallapoosa Publishers Inc. earned a total of 84 awards in the Alabama Press Association’s 2020 Media Awards, including General Excellence at the virtual awards ceremony held Friday afternoon.
The Tallapoosa County Board of Education received a pleasant surprise as it recently opened bids for constructing an auditorium at Horseshoe Bend School. It came in more than 30% under budget.
Benjamin Russell Class of 2020 graduate Andrew Caldwell has a drive for figuring out how things work and understanding what makes them tick. Whether it’s building a specific computer from scratch or learning the inner workings of the human brain, Caldwell’s desire to grasp the concept of log…
Horseshoe Bend Regional Library is once again on the move with its new Bookmobile vehicle providing library services to rural areas that may not have access to books.
Participation rates in Tallapoosa and Coosa counties for the 2020 U.S. Census are discouraging with Coosa County being the lowest of the 67 counties in the state at 28%. Tallapoosa County’s participation rate is currently 53.5%.
In an effort to gauge parents’ comfort level in sending their children back to school in August, Alexander City Schools released a two-question online virtual learning survey.
Alexander City kindergartener Ves Peters shared his imaginative tale of a red, white and blue snake that escaped from its box at school and his search to find it and return it back to its home.