It took just over 24 hours for authorities to locate a drowning victim in the Parker Creek area of Lake Martin.
UPDATE 5:30 p.m. : Coosa County sheriff Michael Howell said Vazquez Israel Saavedra, 20, of Mississippi who fell from a canoe Thursday was recovered from the waters of Lake Martin in the Parker Creek area just after 5 p.m. Friday.
The Tallapoosa County Board of Education approved a bundle of new hires, retirements, resignations and transfers Monday, including a new Dadeville Elementary principal, two new Horseshoe Bend assistant principals and one Reeltown assistant principal.
Tallapoosa County Department of Human Resources director Brenda Floyd is cautiously optimistic about child abuse in the last year.
Lake Scene Directory
- 3 investigations, 7 arrests and 268 grams of drugs off the street
- UPDATE: First responders find Thursday drowning victim in Lake Martin just after 5 p.m. Friday
- The Auburn family that owns half of Camp Hill's empty units seeks to restore them one by one
- Dadeville rezones Day Street to make way for chicken finger franchise Guthrie's
- UPDATE: Found Safe
- UPDATE: FOUND SAFE Law enforcement search for missing Dadeville woman
- Changing of the guard continues at Tallapoosa County Schools, including new DES principal
- Alexander City utility billing and new accounts change Monday
- Outlook Fan's Choice Poll nominees
- Coore & Crenshaw golf course coming to Wicker Point
- BRHS Freshman Signing Day 2021
- PHOTOS: Not just an egg hunt, an EGGstravaganza
- PHOTOS: Alexander City Fire Department holds training fire
- PHOTOS: Main Street Alexander City Third Thursday
- PHOTOS: Dadeville outlasts Benjamin Russell baseball
- PHOTOS: Dadeville honors Anfernee Jennings
- PHOTOS: Floyd's Feed and Seed still growing
- PHOTOS: Benjamin Russell called out on the paths a few times in close plays against Wetumpka
- PHOTOS: Reeltown tops Dadeville to claim area title
- PHOTOS: Dadeville outlasts Reeltown in softball action
The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) will extend COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to individuals age 16 and older beginning April 5, Gov. Kay Ivey said during a visit to the Alabama National Guard mobile vaccination clinic in Wilcox County Friday.
Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill is still gleaming five weeks after the group Concerned Women for America gave Alabama’s election system the highest integrity rating in the country.
There's no law saying one can't walk around barefoot, but that can't stop shops and restaurants from declaring 'No Shirt, No Shoes, No Service."
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced a new program last week to ease some of the stress and financial burden wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic.
On Monday, Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) moved to its next phase of vaccine eligibility, opening up COVID-19 vaccines to more than half of Alabama adults, according to state health officer Dr. Scott Harris.
Whatever happens Wednesday night, Alabamians can depend on the 2-1-1 hotline for real-time information says Lake Martin Area United Way, a partner of the 2-1-1 initiative.
The Tallapoosa County Board of Education approved the appointment of one principal and the transfer of two others Monday, all of which will take effect after spring break.
Weather can surprise almost anyone but with possible bad weather on the way, area residents can do a few things to be ready especially with predicted Wednesday night weather.
Alabama Department of Labor secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced today that Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted January 2021 unemployment rate is 4.3%, down from December 2020’s revised rate of 4.7%*, and above January 2020’s rate of 2.7%. January’s rate represents 97,726 unemplo…
After a cross-continental drive, six months spent renovating and thousands of dollars invested, Autumn and Cody Buzby were ready to move into their 1920s farmhouse by Friday. Those plans went up in smoke in the early hours of Sunday morning.