New “no wake” buoys at Lake Martin’s Bridge to Nowhere will demand vigilance from boat operators in the high-traffic area north of Chimney Rock this holiday weekend.
The Alexander City Police Department said two people were flown to Birmingham hospitals following a Saturday evening accident on U.S. Highway 280.
Fifth Judicial Circuit Court Judge Isaac Whorton joined area officials to help remember fallen law enforcement officers in Tallapoosa County on Thursday in a ceremony in Alexander City.
The Lake Martin Event Center at The Rodeo Club in Dadeville is gearing up to sling cocktails for the Boys & Girls Club of the Lake Martin Area from 6 to 8 p.m. May 22.
First responders, educators and medical professionals gathered Wednesday in Dadeville for a tabletop exercise to make sure they are ready in the event of a disaster – in this case an active shooter across three locations.
Gov. Kay Ivey signed into law Wednesday a bill banning abortions in the state, a move sure to draw nationwide legal challenges supporters hope will result in the U.S. Supreme Court overturning the landmark Roe v. Wade decision.
The Boys & Girls Club of the Lake Martin Area is actively planning a pilot program of its Goodwater Unit at Central Coosa High School which is tentatively scheduled to open in the fall if there are enough children enrolled to support the extension.
Summer swimming, reading, team building, skating, arts and crafts, bowling and movies are just a few of the activities the Boys & Girls Club of the Lake Martin Area summer programs will offer from June 4 through July 28.
A week after raising the salary of its police chief and town clerk, the Jacksons Gap Town Council voted to make lump sum payments to those employees.
The Jacksons Gap Town Council passed the 2018 budget with no discussion Tuesday night while also setting a salary for the police chief and town clerk. It also adopted a new personnel manual.
The Jacksons Gap Town Council discussed purchasing 11 acres and a building that once housed a radio station in town at Tuesday’s council meeting to help with safety precautions for the town’s employees and to develop a recreational area for town residents.
The Jacksons Gap City Council is looking at using property owned by the town to create the “Gap version of Santuck” and maybe purchasing property to create a new city hall and park.
A budget has been approved in Jacksons Gap, after the council voted 4-1 Tuesday night to approve a spending plan that should get the city back in the black.
Jacksons Gap Mayor Jeff Walker presented a budget at the council meeting Thursday night amidst questions of town spending after a year of finding the town overspent $70,000 last year.
Despite approving the rezoning of property in Jackson’s Gap by an unusual vote, the Jackson’s Gap Planning Committee will have to have another meeting to take up the measure.
Jackson’s Gap will be starting the process of selecting a new council member after 12-year veteran member Felecia Edwards resigned effective immediately at Tuesday night’s meeting.
Two men have been arrested and charged in connection with an ongoing investigation into the manufacture and distribution of methamphetamines and other controlled substances in the area.
The employees of the Alabama Secretary of State’s office never got a chance to demonstrate their new mobile photo voter ID system in New Site Thursday morning, because no one showed up looking for one.
October is a few weeks away, but volunteers with the Jackson’s Gap Volunteer Fire Department are getting the word out about their fright-filled fundraiser.