New Site Mayor Phil Blasingame was grinning from ear to ear Tuesday night as he saw New Site’s newest councilmember Cory Clark walk in.
Kimberly Police Department officer Nick O’Rear was laid to rest Monday afternoon in Jefferson County after being shot in the line of duty last week.
The New Site Town Council announced Monday it is developing plans for 2021-22 to bring town water to the Simpson Road area. New Site Mayor Phil Blasingame said the town is still looking into if it’s possible and how to afford it.
The Tallapoosa County Narcotics Task Force and New Site Police Department seized synthetic marijuana, marijuana, LSD, ecstasy, cash and gun after trying to serve an arrest warrant for aggravated animal cruelty Tuesday.
High-profile criminal cases have drawn attention to the way defendants are granted bond and sentenced for crimes in Alabama.
Supporting students when they need her most is part of the job for Horseshoe Bend School special education teacher Lindsey Smith, and it’s something she loves.
When reflecting over headlines from 2019, it’s clear there were some notable losses in the area, such as the deaths of many key leaders in the area including Alexander City Mayor Jim Nabors, but there was also growth. From a 12-year-old Radney Elementary School student having the courage to …
With the new year starting, gyms may see an influx of people working out to lose weight or get in better shape. Local physical trainers advise those going back to the gym to be consistent and start small.
The Tallapoosa County Board of Education will receive nearly $635,000 cash before the end of the year for capital improvements and about $323,000 reduced debt service payments next year. The board unanimously passed a 2.66% bond rate and signed closing documents for refinancing on the 2010 b…
Having a storm shelter or safe spot is the first thing to identify when making storm plans. With tornado watches and warnings such as those issued Monday, weather plans include seeking safe shelter.
Getting hired can be difficult for someone with disabilities. Thankfully, Central Alabama Reach Out Center connects disabled residents with employers looking to hire.
There is a threat for severe thunderstorms from 4 p.m. this evening until 7 a.m. Tuesday across Central Alabama. Tornadoes, damaging straight-line winds and large hail are all possible, according to the National Weather Service.
Alabama State Board of Education (SBOE) members voted to adopt a new set of mathematics standards that are poised to pave the way toward academic success for Alabama students at the SBOE’s monthly meeting Thursday, according to a release.
Food Bank of East Alabama helps those who can’t feed themselves in seven different counties including Tallapoosa, Randolph, Chambers, Russell, Barbour, Macon and Lee counties.
It’s time to get out the hand sanitizer and wash hands more frequently as the flu season has significantly spread throughout the state. According to the Alabama Department of Public Health, the East Central district, which includes Tallapoosa County, has had 4.6% of outpatient visits due to …