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Alabama has issued a new public health order as of Friday morning to close more “non-essential” businesses effective 5 p.m Saturday. The order will be in place through April 17.

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Beyond Home Health has the delicate balance of protecting their elderly clients from exposure but the company provides reliable companions to assist with daily living. Owner Kelly Adams said employees are continuing to see patients in their homes but taking extra precautions and following Ce…

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There was a huge jump in confirmed coronavirus cases, according to the Alabama Department of Health, which is now reporting four confirmed cases in Tallapoosa County.Across the state, there are now 386 confirmed cases as of 5 p.m. Wednesday, with 2,812 tested. Although the latest numbers sho…

Out-of-town tags have started to appear in Tallapoosa County even as the coronavirus numbers continue to rise across Alabama and homes on the shores of Lake Martin are coming out of winter hibernation.

Concerns for COVID-19 have come into play as costs for New Site’s health clinic rise. The New Site Town Council recently accepted a $757,766 bid from Alexander City contractor AAA General Contractors.

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The number of positive confirmed cases of the coronavirus has increased to 215 confirmed cases statewide. As of 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, numbers still show one confirmed case in Tallapoosa County, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health.

Although Alexander City Schools and Tallapoosa County Schools are closed until at least April 6 due to the coronavirus, superintendents Dr. Keith Lankford and Joe Windle are doing everything in their power to ensure as few jobs and incomes as possible are lost. 

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The number of positive confirmed cases of the coronavirus has increased to 167 confirmed cases statewide. As of 11 a.m. Monday, there were still no confirmed cases in Tallapoosa County, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health.

The number of positive confirmed cases of the coronavirus has increased to 157 confirmed cases statewide. As of 4:30 p.m.. Sunday, there were still no confirmed cases in Tallapoosa County, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health.

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The number of positive confirmed cases of the coronavirus has increased to 138 confirmed cases statewide. As of 9:37 a.m. Sunday, there were still no confirmed cases in Tallapoosa County, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health.

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An Alexander City resident has come forward confirming her husband has tested positive for COVID-19. Although she and her husband, who is in his late 20s, wish to remain anonymous, she has sent documentation to The Outlook from Russell Medical confirming his positive results.

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Gov. Kay Ivey announced Saturday small businesses across Alabama negatively impacted by the coronavirus pandemic are eligible for assistance under the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program.

Don and Rhonda Fuller with Fuller Realty recognize the devastating impact restaurant closures will have on servers, bartenders, cooks and other employees and understand simply leaving a bigger tip won’t sustain these people and their families in the long-term.

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The number of positive confirmed cases of the coronavirus has increased to 124 confirmed cases since Friday afternoon. But as of 10:20 a.m. Saturday, there were still no confirmed cases in Tallapoosa County, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health.

The number of positive confirmed cases of the coronavirus has jumped significantly since this morning. But as of 4:50 p.m. Friday, there were still no confirmed cases in Tallapoosa County. The Outlook is looking into rumors of a positive case in Alexander City but has not verified this information.

Only three new positive cases of the coronavirus have been reported in Alabama since last night. As of 10 a.m., there were still no confirmed cases in Tallapoosa County.

The 2-1-1 initiative is a statewide resource hub that recently has been updated to best fit the needs of the growing coronavirus pandemic. While 2-1-1 is typically a database for personal crisis, it has morphed into a disaster database, focusing on community needs and altering the way certai…

In response to the increasing number of positive cases of COVID-19 in Alabama, the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) sent a release Monday morning and is making the following recommendations concerning public gatherings, food establishment and other retail venues, and businesses:

There are now 29 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Alabama, as of 5:40 p.m. Monday. There are still no confirmed cases in Tallapoosa County at this time but numbers are changing rapidly.

All schools, kindergarten through 12th grade, in Alabama will close at the end of Wednesday, March 18 in response to the coronavirus pandemic, according to Gov. Kay Ivey who made the announcement Friday during a press conference. Schools are currently scheduled to reopen April 6.

Educational programs led Reeltown Elementary and Horseshoe Bend schools to being named 2019 Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools (CLAS) Schools of Distinction. 

The New Site Town Council joined the 21st century last week after creating a Facebook page. Councilmember Cory Clark, who works in Russell Medical’s marketing department, set up the page for the town to announce events and projects.