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Rhonda Saunders is no longer a tourist because she has moved to the Alexander City area but she always wants to think like one, and that may be the best way for tourism to flourish around Lake Martin.

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There are only five state marine patrol officers watching 105,000 acres of lakes in east-central Alabama but three fatal boat crashes on Lake Martin, Lake Jordan and the Alabama River since May have two common factors — all occurred at night and alcohol may have been involved, according to C…

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Ferst Readers of Tallapoosa County has big fish to fry after hosting its first fishing tournament fundraiser.

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Alternating rain and sun didn’t diminish the popularity of the Hackneyville Fireworks Bash on Saturday. Event attendees brought their tents and umbrellas to watch performers and participate in the bash’s events.

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Pastor Dick Stark concluded the funeral of former Alexander City Mayor Don McClellan on Saturday with a prayer which, like the life of McClellan himself, reached far beyond the sanctuary of Faith Temple Church.

Tallapoosa Publishers Inc. earned a total of 69 awards in the Alabama Press Association’s 2019 Media Awards, including General Excellence, at the APA Summer Convention this weekend in Orange Beach. 

A 2-year-old girl died Friday after being discovered in a pool at a residence on Pearson Chapel Road, authorities said.

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In three weeks Alabama children with muscle disease will be arriving at Camp ASCCA to enjoy a week of activities while connecting with friends and taking new steps toward independence.

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Don McClellan was known to cut grass on a softball field as mayor and jokingly threaten to cut those who teased him with his pocket knife. He refused to get into the sewer as a matter of political discourse even as he was up to his neck in discharge and drawing the wrath of federal environme…

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Don McClellan died early Wednesday morning but his life’s blood will continue coursing through Alexander City in the thousands of jobs he helped bring to the area in the wake of Russell Corp.’s collapse as an economic powerhouse, friends and even political opponents said.

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Lil’ Calypso featured more than 50 vendors — artists, artisans and craftspeople — showing off their wares at the festival held Saturday at Chuck’s Marina on Lake Martin. Repurposed salvaged material made into sculptures and lamps, paintings and wood art were just a few things available for p…

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After nearly a month with no appreciable precipitation, rain will descend on the Alexander City area beginning today and persisting into Monday, according to the National Weather Service office in Birmingham.

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Economic vitality in Alexander City could hinge on “quality of place,” and public involvement is more important than any other part of the process, according to Dr. Joe Sumners, the executive director of Auburn University’s Government and Economic Development Institute.

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.

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.

Dr. Joe Summers, the executive director of Auburn University’s Government and Economic Development Institute, will appear in Alexander City on May 23 to speak about quality of life and economic development.

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Cheech and Chong are not the spokespersons for the Dyed Pirates Society. No greeny Fleur de Leafs are growing out back of the store on Highway 49 south of Dadeville and smoke doesn’t billow from within when the front door opens. In fact, the establishment that sells products associated with …

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An Auburn resident was killed Friday night in a three-boat collision on Lake Martin, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.

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While some contend the Alexander City real estate market is barely breathing, local agents say a lot is happening under the surface. Meanwhile, those working and living in Auburn and in neighboring Georgia are increasingly coveting property around Dadeville and on Lake Martin.