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.
Tallapoosa County Commission chair T.C. Coley expects the 1-cent sales tax tabled by the commission last fall to be voted on at its August meeting.
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Former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore, who was removed from the bench twice and lost to Doug Jones in a 2017 U.S. Senate race after allegations of sexual misconduct surfaced, announced Thursday he is running for the Senate again in 2020.
Lake Martin Area United Way’s Day of Action will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Thursday at three area schools and the group is still looking for volunteers for certain projects.
New Site Mayor Phil Blasingame told councilmembers at Monday’s town council meeting the grant for a possible healthcare clinic must be altered to meet the requests of federal officials.
Sgt. Fred White with the Tallapoosa County Narcotics Task Force said law enforcement is encountering more and more of the “date rape” drug GHB in the area when investigating drug use and crime.
The Tallapoosa County Commission will likely take up the fate of the 1-cent sales tax passed nearly four years ago at a meeting in August.
Lake Martin Resource Association’s John Thompson hopes new teeth added to the state’s criminal littering law helps prevent trash being thrown out on the waterways and roadways of Alabama.
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.
Tallapoosa County Schools superintendent Joe Windle said the system is waiting to complete major renovations due to long-term funding.
All buildings in the Tallapoosa County School System need some type of renovation and it’s going to take a long time to finish those projects due to funding, according to superintendent Joe Windle.
While Gov. Kay Ivey’s recently approved expanding broadband services into rural places in Alabama, local officials said there are challenges to adding the service in parts of Tallapoosa County.
Justin Kyle Hutcherson’s motion for a change of venue was denied by Fifth Judicial Circuit Court Judge Ray Martin on the grounds a possible jury had not been assessed if it had been influenced by remarks from the district attorney’s office and pre-trial publicity.
Tallapoosa County schools and Benjamin Russell Class of 2019 graduates received more than $7 million in scholarships and awards respectively.
New Site Mayor Phil Blasingame fulfilled a promise to the late Bryan Yates on Tuesday afternoon by reopening the town’s old gym for area children.
The Ford F-150 pickup truck has dominated sales nationwide for four decades but it’s not the most popular vehicle in Tallapoosa County.
While he isn’t a fan of gambling, state Rep. Ed Oliver (R-Dadeville) said the Poarch Creek Indians’ political influence must be vanquished for the Alabama Legislature to craft a lottery proposal the public can vote on.
“Shots fired. Shots fired in the Dadeville Elementary School lunchroom. We have multiple gunshot victims” came across the radios Friday but it was only a drill.
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.