Delinquent property tax notices go out
Melissa Mullins may have a daughter on the autism spectrum, but that doesn’t stop her from being a parent first and advocate second.
Benjamin Russell’s Navy JROTC program added some new faces from Dadeville and Horseshoe Bend schools last week. The program officially added students from Tallapoosa County Schools this January after the county and Alexander City Schools announced a partnership last May.
President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial will likely start next week but the debate may last months, if not years, regardless of outcome.
Lake Martin Animal Shelter director Mia Chandler has some good news, as local pet adoptions are up and the euthanasia rate is down because of pet sterilization.
The Tallapoosa County Commission heard of efforts to reorganize an emergency volunteer organization and an effort to install reflective address signs on rental properties while approving a resolution to allow bonds to be sold for the Tallapoosa County Board of Education at its meeting Monday.
It was a night of honoring the Tallapoosa County Schools’ community at its board of education meeting Monday. The board was recognized for School Board Recognition Month; six elementary students were honored for writing achievements and resolutions were passed in honor of late community memb…
If you didn’t know its significance, you would drive by the brown warehouse turned music recording studio on Avalon Avenue in Muscle Shoals.
Tallapoosa EMA director Jason Moran has worked hard to spread the word about emergency alert system Tallapoosa Alert since announcing it in early 2017. And it looks like his hard work has paid off.
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 …
School boards in Tallapoosa County are one step closer to issuing bonds for building facilities in Alexander City and lowering the interest rate on bonds for county schools.
Lake Martin Area United Way revealed it’s about 75% of the way closer to its $535,000 campaign goal Friday. The organization has raised $392,754 currently through donations this year.
State government actions on medical marijuana, violent crime and the criminal justice system were the main topics of the Alexander City Chamber of Commerce luncheon Thursday.
Tallapoosa County Girls Ranch has helped female victims of abuse, abandonment and neglect find stability and care since 1973. The ranch currently has three residential homes, four sets of full-time house parents who care for the residents and 21 girls, according to ranch director Candace Gulley.
The holiday season can bring a lot of cheer but can also be a time for an increased number of theft crimes during this time of year. According to Alexander City Police Department Capt. James Orr, 44 thefts, burglaries and vehicle break-ins were reported to the police department in November.
The Tri-County Children’s Advocacy Center has been helping children in Tallapoosa, Chambers and Randolph counties since 1999. The advocacy center tapes forensic interviews of witnesses who are minors in child abuse cases or investigations so if a case goes to court the child doesn’t have to …
As the weather drops for the winter, pet owners should take extra care of their outdoor animals. Lake Martin Animal Shelter director Mia Chandler offers tips for helping pets that stay outside.