Fifty years ago today, history was made as the world sat in front of television sets watching as one small step was taken for man and one giant leap was taken for mankind.
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.
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…
After a day of painstakingly examining the murky waters of Lake Jordan between Weoka Creek and Sears Slough, authorities suspended a search for two missing men Friday evening following a collision of two boats Thursday night.
With the Fourth of July on Thursday, pet owners may be worried about dealing with their animals getting upset or anxious during fireworks.
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
The Boys & Girls Club of the Lake Martin Area is actively planning a pilot program of its Goodwater Unit at Central Coosa High School which is tentatively scheduled to open in the fall if there are enough children enrolled to support the extension.
Summer swimming, reading, team building, skating, arts and crafts, bowling and movies are just a few of the activities the Boys & Girls Club of the Lake Martin Area summer programs will offer from June 4 through July 28.
State investigators believe an Auburn man was killed in the first of two collisions his boat was involved in on Lake Martin Friday night.
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 …
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.
Children adorned in bright colors exited limousines Saturday and entered an equally decorated gymnasium during the Boys & Girls Club of the Lake Martin Area’s Fairy Tale Ball.