Wind Creek State Park is 100 percent booked for Memorial Day weekend, according to park superintendent Bruce Adams.
New “no wake” buoys at Lake Martin’s Bridge to Nowhere will demand vigilance from boat operators in the high-traffic area north of Chimney Rock this holiday weekend.
The Alexander City Police Department said two people were flown to Birmingham hospitals following a Saturday evening accident on U.S. Highway 280.
Fifth Judicial Circuit Court Judge Isaac Whorton joined area officials to help remember fallen law enforcement officers in Tallapoosa County on Thursday in a ceremony in Alexander City.
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.
First responders, educators and medical professionals gathered Wednesday in Dadeville for a tabletop exercise to make sure they are ready in the event of a disaster – in this case an active shooter across three locations.
The Alexander City City Council unanimously approved Monday night a one-year moratorium on certain new businesses coming into the downtown historic district, a move that signals rezoning could come in the future.
Tourism is Alexander City’s main asset to bring about a return to prosperity, according to chamber of commerce president and CEO Ed Collari, who said his organization is developing a strategy to fully tap into Lake Martin and those who enjoy its waters.
For nearly four years the Tallapoosa County Commission and the City of Dadeville have been working on plans to renovate the courthouse square in Dadeville but Monday the commission received news that could derail the project.
The Lake Martin Area Economic Development Alliance will now have an additional job recruitment tool at its disposal – Dunn & Bradstreet Hoover’s database.
The Tallapoosa County Commission approved measures Monday to help accommodate the development of Russell Marine’s boat superstore on U.S. Highway 280 in Alexander City.
In a move that could christen a new era of retail development along U.S. Highway 280 in Alexander City, Russell Lands is investing millions of dollars in a new boat dealership, rigging facility and lifestyle store that could open by next spring.
Tallapoosa County Administrator Blake Beck introduced Sandra Fuller as the county’s new tourism director at Monday’s Tallapoosa County Commission meeting.
St. James Episcopal Church in Alexander City hosted the “We Are One” community breakfast for the Boys & Girls Club of the Lake Martin Area Thursday morning.
This weekend was a great time to clean up — the lake that is. Several volunteers, along with the Lake Martin Resource Association, gathered at Wind Creek State Park and surrounding areas to continue the process of cleaning the shorelines of Lake Martin in the ninth annual Renew Our Rivers cleanup.
As the Lake Martin Resource Association holds its annual Renew Our Rivers cleanup today, the students at Stephens Elementary School held a special assembly Friday to remind the students how important clean water is, while also recognizing the winner of the art contest held as a part of the effort.
One of the busiest weekends of the year at Wind Creek State Park is coming up, as the park prepares for its 12th annual Fall Festival celebration this Saturday.
Leaders from area manufacturers gathered Friday morning not to talk business, but to enjoy a bite of breakfast from the Lake Martin Area Economic Development Alliance (LMAEDA) while celebrating Manufacturing Day.
A new sonar acquired by the Alexander City Tallapoosa County Rescue Squad aided in the recovery of a suicide victim Friday on Lake Martin.
2018 marked the 9th annual Celebrate Lake Martin T-shirt contest, with students at Stephens Elementary School creating works of art with the theme of Lake Martin and all it provides to the community.
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.
Everyone pays taxes of some form – property tax, income tax, sales tax and gasoline tax to name some. But in Tallapoosa County, just what funds are available to do roadwork?