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Gov. Kay Ivey on Friday awarded $100 million of the Coronavirus Relief Fund to support two grant programs of up to $50 million each for nursing homes and hospitals for the purpose of responding to and mitigating the COVID-19 public health emergency.
For years, people across the country have reported sightings of hairy, upright-walking creatures dwelling in the wilderness and credited the experience as finding Bigfoot, also referred to as Sasquatch.
The Alabama Department of Public Health said a memo issued Thursday by the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) says spectators will be allowed to attend football games and other athletic events, but attendance likely will be significantly reduced, according to a news release. Un…
The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) and Alabama Counts — in partnership with the Business Council of Alabama (BCA), Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama (CCAA) and the National Federation of Independent Business, Alabama Chapter (NFIB) — announced Aug. 12 w…
Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday announced a $50 million grant program to support nonprofit and faith-based organizations that have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Alabama Nonprofit Grant Program and the Alabama Faith-Based Grant Program will be awarded to eligible applicant…
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- Benjamin Russell to have attendance restrictions at games
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- Ivey has call to action message for mask compliance
- Attendance at high school football games likely will be significantly reduced, ADPH reports
- PHOTOS: Alexander City Jazz Fest
- PHOTOS: Socially distanced Strand Sessions
- PHOTOS: Accident sends two to hospital
- PHOTOS: Alex City Schools breaks ground at Jim Pearson Elementary
- PHOTOS: Horseshoe Bend football practice
- PHOTOS: Dixie Sailing Club hosts work party
- PHOTOS: Fourth annual Blues in the Park held in Strand Park
- PHOTOS: Band camp underway at Benjamin Russell
- PHOTOS: Pennington Park Farmers Marketplace
- PHOTOS: Benjamin Russell's first week of football practice
More than 500 people came through Pennington Park on Sunday afternoon where about 20 vendors were on site selling fresh produce, homemade crafts and baked goods. There was live music at the pavilion and vendors had great success. The next Pennington Park Farmers Market is from 1 to 5 p.m. on…
People tend to cling to certain charities or philanthropic opportunities, but Alexander City native Betty Chambers prefers to give back to the community through trash pickup. She and her late husband began doing Willow Point cleanups when they moved there in the 1990s and it’s an interest t…
“If you don’t get better, we’ll be out here for days,” Bob O’Daniel hears his wife jokingly yell from their home in Eclectic. Scouring the O’Daniel’s property — all 36 acres of it — has become Bob’s favorite pastime, and one numerous Lake Martin area citizens benefit from daily.
As plans for returning to school are finalized and tweaked, parents and students may still have some unanswered questions or concerns about protocol and safety measures. The following most frequently asked questions should provide some additional insight into Alexander City Schools’ current …
Due to concerns surrounding COVID-19, the 8th Annual Alexander City Sun Festival has been postponed until a later date. Originally scheduled for early June, the eight-day festival was rescheduled for July 31-Aug. 8 out of concerns regarding the pandemic. A makeup date for Sun Festival will b…
The Alabama Cooperative Extension System 4-H program is hosting virtual events to keep children entertained this summer. The latest in a line of programs includes 4-H Virtual Ventures Art Class. The deadline to register is Monday. Space is limited so sign up by calling the Tallapoosa County …
The cumulative number of COVID-19 cases in Alabama has surpassed 70,000 and about one-third of those cases have been reported in the last two weeks.
Due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19, Secretary of State John H. Merrill announced Monday the deadline to officially apply for and cast an absentee ballot for the upcoming municipal elections has been extended.
Tallapoosa County Schools superintendent Joe Windle is following the recommendation of 103 physicians from Birmingham and will make masks mandatory for all faculty and all students over the age of 7.
The cumulative number of COVID-19 cases in Alabama is nearing 70,000 and about one-third of those cases have been reported in the last two weeks.
Some concern was raised at Monday’s Tallapoosa County Board of Education meeting about accountability with virtual learning options but acting superintendent Ray Porter assured board members plenty of planning and guidelines will be in place to best serve those students.