Many Alabamians have taken note of job and economic growth in Huntsville over the last 10 years.
Identity theft, grandchildren, technology being compromised and other scams for senior citizens to watch out for were the topics of Tuesday’s Lunch and Learn at Volunteer Connections of Central Alabama.
As the weather continues to drop in temperature this month, TallaCoosa Aid to People will continue to get calls for help. The organization is helping people with propane to prevent getting their power turned off.
Four local high school students were honored for their good citizenship Thursday at the Tohopeka chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) meeting. Benjamin Russell’s Andrew Caldwell, Dadeville’s Kade Harkins, Horseshoe Bend’s Mary Rasbury and Reeltown’s Eryn Wells were named…
Thanksgiving is a time for families to come together and be thankful for what they have every day, but there are some in the community who may not have the means to put a family meal on the table.
Voters have only one option if they want to cast a ballot in a countywide contested race in the March primaries — Republican. No one has qualified for a local race as a Democrat.
Blue police lights flashed by Maxwell-Gunter Recreation Area, but there was nothing to worry about due to the Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Department practicing an active shooter drill.
Summertime activities for children sometimes involve attending a camp and the Boy Scouts of America Tukabatchee Area Council makes sure its Scouts can attend with the Lake Martin Area United Way’s help.
Tallapoosa County students should dust their off their smocks for the Everything’s Art second annual student art competition. The contest is for students kindergarten through 12th grade who attend the Tallapoosa County School System, are homeschooled, special education or getting their GEDs.
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…
Jacksons Gap Mayor Jeff Walker was at a loss for words at Tuesday’s council meeting after hearing of the resignation of the town’s police chief.
The Tallapoosa County Coaches Association requested an athletic supplement increase of $135,000 at the Tallapoosa County Board of Education meeting Monday.
Lake Martin is not the only place that is experiencing issues with erosion, property damage and wake boats. It is a problem of national proportions.
Like fireflies trailed by children on a summer evening, large wakes attract other recreation. Going airborne is a thrill for tube riders and personal watercraft (PWC) drivers. Although it’s also against the law for PWCs to jump another boat’s wake, said Capt. Gary Buchanan, Central and South…
While large wakes may accelerate its progress, erosion is a natural process, according to Lake Watch Lake Martin president Eric Reutebuch. As a body of water seeks balance over time, it naturally carves away soil on points as the flow of water cuts across turns and bends, and that soil is de…
In recent months, the cumulative voice of nature enthusiasts, property owners and boaters alike has grown from isolated grumbling to collective, serious concern about boating wakes on Lake Martin. Conservationists are alarmed over the rate at which boat wakes are eroding the shoreline; prope…