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Summer is slowly yet safely getting back into some form of normalcy as Russell Lands on Lake Martin kicks off Friday on the Green’s free music series this week with opening act Kurt McKinney and Chuck Lofton.

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As schools consider how they will approach reopening, Tallapoosa County Schools superintendent Joe Windle proposed a phased plan that utilizes a blended method of education. He shared this four-phase approach, which is to restore, reconstruct, refine and return, with the Tallapoosa County Bo…

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Lake Martin will receive national attention when an episode of HGTV’s “Lakefront Bargain Hunt” airs June 28 featuring Lake Homes Realty Realtor Angela VanHouten and a Birmingham family on the quest for a lake home.

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A favored summer tradition is officially kicking off its concert series despite a few setbacks. The Lake Martin Young Professionals will once again host Strand Sessions on the first Thursday of each month starting June 4.

With the concerns growing regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and the latest recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which said Sunday to limit gatherings to 50 and under for eight weeks, Alexander City businesses and organizations are following suit.

Officials said a man was injured at Chimney Rock on Saturday but would not confirm other rumored incidents on Lake Martin as the Memorial Day weekend started.

As schools and parents prepare for what’s to come in the 2020-21 school year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released some recommended guidelines it feels will help with a gradual scale-up of operations for the safety of students and staff.

Horseshoe Bend’s valedictorian Korbin Kinman and salutatorian Jessie Eason both shine in academics and extracurriculars, citing hard work as the biggest lesson learned throughout their high school experience. 

Prior to Benjamin Russell seniors receiving the good news to still have a graduation ceremony, Alexander City councilmembers Scott Hardy and Chris Brown brainstormed a way to honor those who have already missed out on so much.

The Tallapoosa County Sheriffs Girls Ranch provides homes for neglected or abused girls of all ages and families on site support them through school and milestones in life. This year, with the coronavirus pandemic robbing many seniors in the area of traditional events, the four graduating Re…

Lake Martin Community Hospital director of radiology Candice Chappell was full of nerves and high anxiety when the first coronavirus patient came through the doors. But she quickly realized these were just sick people who needed medical attention and weren’t so intimidating after all.

Members of the Alexander City Elks Lodge 1878 worked tirelessly for nearly three months to completely renovate their building only to be halted by the coronavirus pandemic mere days before the grand reopening.

For some in Dadeville, courthouse square renovations have been in mind for nearly a decade. Those renovations should finally be complete this month after months of construction and years of planning.

When the coronavirus pandemic initially took a hit on Tallapoosa County, Carlos’ Mexican Grill general manager Leticia Aviña decided it was best to close the doors completely until her staff could navigate takeout only.