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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.

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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.

According to court records, more than 100 cases were cleared from the court system in April in Alexander City. 

Three men from Tallapoosa County have been arrested as part of Operation Southern Impact III, an eight-state, four-month investigation that culminated in three days of actions to include search warrant executions, undercover operations, arrests and sex offender compliance verifaction.

The Alexander City Sportplex is preparing to play host to one of the most anticipated local events of the year, as the 38th annual Oktoberfest is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 13.

Economic development, education and healthcare are at the top of Republican candidate Ed Oliver’s platform during his campaign for the 81st District seat in the Alabama House of Representatives.

Everything’s Art in Dadeville will be holding an art contest for any student living within the jurisdiction of the Tallapoosa County School System. Open to students enrolled at any of the three county schools, special needs students, homeschool students and students working to obtain their G…

Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial end of summer, and many people will be taking advantage of the three-day weekend to squeeze one final trip to the lake or out of town in before the weather turns cooler and fall fully arrives. However, hitting the road is not without its risks and dangers.

Helping children learn to read is a key goal in helping them succeed later on in life. Trying to do their part in giving more young people in the county the gift of literacy, 17 women have come together to start a local branch of Ferst Readers, providing books to children throughout Tallapoo…

The Jacksons Gap Town Council approved an ordinance to issue general obligation warrants for a loan to purchase property in town for a new municipal court, passed a weed nuisance abatement ordinance and interviewed candidates for a vacant seat on the town council during Tuesday night’s meeting.

The Jacksons Gap Town Council approved the resignation of a fellow member and approved taking out a loan to purchase property at Tuesday’s meeting.

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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.

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.