A new and more highly transmissible COVID-19 variant, B.1.1.7, has been identified in three Alabama residents.
The Tallapoosa County Health Department is now offering COVID-19 vaccinations to qualifying residents out of its Alexander City office, Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) announced Tuesday.
Teachers and staff from Horseshoe Bend School, Dadeville Elementary and Dadeville High School were vaccinated for COVID-19 at Lake Martin Community Hospital Friday.
Tallapoosa County COVID-19 cases rose by 457 Friday, more than seven times its previous single-day record, due to a "backlog of test results," Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) said.
Alabama Department of Labor secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced today that Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted December unemployment rate is 3.9%, down from November’s rate of 4.4%, and above December 2019’s rate of 2.7%. December’s rate represents 87,534 unemployed persons, com…
In March state legislators passed legislation for the distribution of funds under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Thanks to a transfer last week, Tallapoosa County could be left holding the bag for expenditures expected to be reimbursed under the legislation.
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- Fire destroys Our Town home
- Hackneyville home destroyed by Thursday fire
- Alex City parents find themselves working two jobs as schools shut for a third time
- Alex City man killed in Pike County wreck
- ADPH opens COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Tallapoosa County Health Department
- BRHS' Foster drops 25 points in redemption win over Wetumpka
- Pritchard to retire after nearly five decades
- Dadeville church quells fears of turning 'haunted' Banks house into parking lot
- Quin Brooks announces collegiate plans
- Bags, notebooks, furniture and more for sale
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- PHOTOS: Benjamin Russell boys basketball picks up redemption win over Wetumpka
- PHOTOS: Wetumpka girls basketball came away with a win over Benjamin Russell
- PHOTOS: Bags, teddy bears, notebooks and desks for sale
- PHOTOS: The Mill Two Eighty transformed into a COVID-19 testing center for Russell Medical
- PHOTOS: Alexander City remembers Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
- PHOTOS: Horseshoe Bend boys basketball against Randolph County
- PHOTOS: Benjamin Russell took on Wetumpka Thursday
- PHOTOS: Horseshoe Bend girls Basketball against Randolph County
As COVID-19 cases continue to climb in the area, the Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Office has closed to the public. But just because the offices are closed to the public does not mean there is no law enforcement in Tallapoosa County.
Gov. Kay Ivey announced an extension to the Alabama Broadband Connectivity (ABC) for Students program into 2021, thanks to a provision in the latest COVID-19 relief package passed by Congress last week and signed by President Trump on Sunday evening.
Alabama COVID-19 hospitalizations reached an all-time high Monday with 2,802 patients hospitalized statewide, according to data from the Alabama Department of Public Health (APDH).
Gov. Kay Ivey joined leaders of materials manufacturer SiO2 Materials Science and other officials at a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the opening of a facility where the Auburn company has launched production of unique vials to be used in the delivery of COVID-19 vaccines.
Alabama’s monthly unemployment rate dropped to 4.4% in November, down from 5.7% in October, Alabama Department of Labor secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced Friday.
Tallapoosa County Schools will review school bus driver pay nearly one year after a grievance letter sent by bus driver John Ford, the school board confirmed in its latest work session.
Ever since Tallapoosa County entered its second peak, Alexander City resident Diane Lemmond has been spreading the gospel of mask-wearing.
A recent report by statewide nonprofit VOICES for Alabama’s Children ranks Tallapoosa County 60th out of Alabama’s 67 counties for child wellbeing, using a score based on nine key metrics.
Tallapoosa County’s five schools have been struggling to fill demand for substitute teachers caused by staff members having to quarantine, personnel director Nancy Hatcher told school board members Tuesday.
New Site’s Horseshoe Bend School dismissed students at noon Wednesday due to a rupture in the main water line occurring sometime after classes began, Tallapoosa County Schools announced in a text alert Wednesday morning.
Horseshoe Bend School is dismissing students at noon today due to a rupture in its main water line, the school announced Wednesday morning.
Lake Martin stakeholders have launched a letter writing campaign to stall action they say could pose a threat to water quality, but Alabama Department of Environmental Management officials contend the proposed action could provide better oversight than current measures.
The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is working to make the changes in processes to allow for a reduced quarantine period for persons who may have been exposed to COVID-19. Only the Alabama State Health Officer has the authority to establish state quarantine and isolation requirements.
It has been almost two years since it was alleged Justin Kyle Hutcherson filmed children and others in his shower and while using the restroom in his home.
As the Christmas holidays approach, one local woman is hoping to ensure residents of area nursing homes are reminded they are loved and thought of.
Locals across Alexander City, New Site and Dadeville reported hearing a mysterious boom, followed by a jolt, on Facebook Thursday morning. Some reported hearing it in the early hours of the morning while others said it was around 9 or 9:30 a.m.
Troopers within the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division saw nearly a 30% decrease in overall traffic fatalities during the extended 2020 Thanksgiving travel period.
Tallapoosa County Schools reported an uptick in COVID-19 cases following Thanksgiving break, most notably at Dadeville High School where five students, one staff member and four family members were reported to have tested positive in a single day.