Alex City council meeting set Monday
Tallapoosa County School System bus driver starting base pay is lower than the starting salaries of other drivers in Clay, Elmore, Coosa and Lee counties’ school systems and Alexander City Schools. It is something county school superintendent Joe Windle said the system is addressing.
The Tallapoosa County Coaches Association requested an athletic supplement increase of $135,000 at the Tallapoosa County Board of Education meeting Monday.
The school system plans to be in the black with the largest budget in history as the Tallapoosa County Board of Education approved its 2019-20 fiscal year budget Monday.
A 17-year-old Horseshoe Bend student has been charged with making a terroristic threat after making threatening comments Tuesday about bringing a weapon to the school and describing a hit list for Wednesday, according to a release from Tallapoosa County sheriff Jimmy Abbett.
Last month individuals could purchase firearms in Alabama simply by showing a current concealed carry permit issued by a sheriff according to The Sure Shot owner Woody Baird, but that is no longer the case.
Programs, Advanced Placement and dual enrollment classes and career centers are a few of the ways Tallapoosa County and Alexander City schools prepare students for college and careers.
Starting the school year organized and staying organized throughout the year are two different things, but some simple tools may help parents and teenage students be on top of the workload in addition to what the schools offer.
Children usually dislike visiting the doctor but failure to get physical examinations, shots and eyes tested, especially for those starting kindergarten and first grade, could lead to serious learning problems in school that could escalate into obstacles to success when they become adults.
The start of school means following dress codes for Alexander City and Tallapoosa County schools. Dress codes can be confusing and students can get pulled aside for breaking the rules. As a refresher, here are the two school systems’ dress codes:
Tommy Tuberville retired from a college football career where he grew accustomed to recruiting teenagers to play for him, but now he is criss-crossing the state recruiting voters for his 2020 U.S. Senate campaign.
Decreased tardiness, a solution to chronic absenteeism and more parental involvement are some of the goals the Alexander City and Tallapoosa County school systems have in the upcoming school year.
More than 200 people including first responders, contractors and gas line operators filled the auditorium at the Betty Carol Graham Technology Center Wednesday to get to know each before an incident might occur on one of the pipelines in the area.
Those considering any work along the shoreline of Lake Martin should start the permit process now, as Alabama Power Company has announced its first permit fee increase since 2005 will become effective on Jan. 1, 2020.
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.
A possible health clinic in New Site is one step nearer after the New Site Town Council voted to allow McKee & Associates to do what is needed to let the project for bids so a decision can be made if the town can afford it.
Three Horseshoe Bend students and their sponsor got a true California experience while participating in the FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, California.
New Site Mayor Phil Blasingame said plans for a new healthcare clinic and pharmacy building owned by the town and leased to providers will be on the agenda for Monday’s meeting.
The Tallapoosa County Board of Education on Monday signed a letter to the Tallapoosa County Commission specifying $29.8 million in projects it wants completed through funding from the county’s 1-cent sales tax.