Although the organization is not located in Lake Martin Area United Way’s coverage area of Tallapoosa and Coosa counties, The Learning Tree of Tallasee’s homes in Tallapoosa County benefit financially from the group.
At the far northern end of Lake Martin near Jacksons Gap sits the Easterseals Camp ASCCA (Alabama’s Special Camp for Children and Adults). A year-round camp designed for people with disabilities and health impairments, Camp ASCCA offers exciting programs and activities for those who attend a…
Although teenage vaping is a national issue, it is not that prevalent in schools in Tallapoosa County, officials said. Dadeville High School and Benjamin Russell both had one incident this year and Alexander City Middle School has had only one incident in two years.
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.
There has not been an increase in ad valorem taxes but Tallapoosa County is expecting to haul in more than $1 million in additional property tax revenue according to Tallapoosa County Revenue Commissioner Eva Middlebrooks.
Out-of-district placement in the Tallapoosa County School System is not as common as it seems. Currently one family living in the Dadeville area zone has its two children commuting to Horseshoe Bend School for the 2019-20 year.
Horseshoe Bend School faculty and staff opened car doors, took pictures and gave out hugs on the first day of classes for the 2019-20 school year Thursday.
Very little work is left to be finished with the New Site water expansion project and town officials are trying to determine how to use $15,000 left in the budget.
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.