The Outlook newsroom staff recently welcomed a new face as Sylacauga resident Breanna Hill joined the team as a staff writer last week.
Kimberly Police Department officer Nick O’Rear was laid to rest Monday afternoon in Jefferson County after being shot in the line of duty last week.
When the weekend arrives, Ed Collari and his two children know a few hours will be set aside to help keep their community clean. They don’t do it because it’s forced but because they genuinely care and take pride in where they live.
Melissa Mullins may have a daughter on the autism spectrum, but that doesn’t stop her from being a parent first and advocate second.
President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial will likely start next week but the debate may last months, if not years, regardless of outcome.
Lake Martin Animal Shelter director Mia Chandler has some good news, as local pet adoptions are up and the euthanasia rate is down because of pet sterilization.
The Tallapoosa County Commission heard of efforts to reorganize an emergency volunteer organization and an effort to install reflective address signs on rental properties while approving a resolution to allow bonds to be sold for the Tallapoosa County Board of Education at its meeting Monday.
Getting hired can be difficult for someone with disabilities. Thankfully, Central Alabama Reach Out Center connects disabled residents with employers looking to hire.
There is a threat for severe thunderstorms from 4 p.m. this evening until 7 a.m. Tuesday across Central Alabama. Tornadoes, damaging straight-line winds and large hail are all possible, according to the National Weather Service.
Alabama State Board of Education (SBOE) members voted to adopt a new set of mathematics standards that are poised to pave the way toward academic success for Alabama students at the SBOE’s monthly meeting Thursday, according to a release.
It’s time to get out the hand sanitizer and wash hands more frequently as the flu season has significantly spread throughout the state. According to the Alabama Department of Public Health, the East Central district, which includes Tallapoosa County, has had 4.6% of outpatient visits due to …
Lake Martin Area United Way revealed it’s about 75% of the way closer to its $535,000 campaign goal Friday. The organization has raised $392,754 currently through donations this year.
State government actions on medical marijuana, violent crime and the criminal justice system were the main topics of the Alexander City Chamber of Commerce luncheon Thursday.
Tallapoosa County Girls Ranch has helped female victims of abuse, abandonment and neglect find stability and care since 1973. The ranch currently has three residential homes, four sets of full-time house parents who care for the residents and 21 girls, according to ranch director Candace Gulley.
The holiday season can bring a lot of cheer but can also be a time for an increased number of theft crimes during this time of year. According to Alexander City Police Department Capt. James Orr, 44 thefts, burglaries and vehicle break-ins were reported to the police department in November.
The Tri-County Children’s Advocacy Center has been helping children in Tallapoosa, Chambers and Randolph counties since 1999. The advocacy center tapes forensic interviews of witnesses who are minors in child abuse cases or investigations so if a case goes to court the child doesn’t have to …
As the weather drops for the winter, pet owners should take extra care of their outdoor animals. Lake Martin Animal Shelter director Mia Chandler offers tips for helping pets that stay outside.
Talk about a return investment. More than 4,000 hours were spent at nonprofit Volunteer Connections of Central Alabama (VCCA) looking at thousands of federal and state tax returns from January to May this year and $1,553,321 was returned to Tallapoosa County residents, according to director …
An Alabama district attorney said Monday authorities have "good reason'' to believe human remains that were found belong to the missing stepdaughter of UFC heavyweight fighter Walt Harris.
The sheriff of Lowndes County was fatally shot Saturday evening, authorities announced, and an 18-year-old suspect was taken into custody after an hours-long manhunt.
Camp Fire Alabama of Alexander City’s mission is to give back to those who help them. The organization, funded by the Lake Martin Area United Way, holds an annual fashion show to benefit United Way for a cause such as helping the homeless.
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…