The Tallapoosa County Board of Education discussed capital projects, COVID-19 data and a contract for superintendent-elect Ray Porter at its work session Tuesday.
While the COVID-19 pandemic has encouraged many students to go virtual and learn new online platforms, one local accredited school wants to remind the public it has always been virtual and not skipped a beat during the unknown changes in education.
After years of intensive planning and behind-the-scenes work, the Alabama Historical Commission (AHC) is proud to announce a new digital public resource — Historic Preservation Map Initiative.
Things got a bit heated at Tallapoosa County Board of Education’s work session Tuesday with discussions regarding the allocation of the simplified sellers use tax (SSUT).
Construction on New Site Health Complex will be complete in about six weeks Mayor Phil Blasingame said in a town council meeting this Monday, after some minor COVID-19-related delays in the supply chain.
Lake Scene Directory
- Arrest made in community center murder
- Arrest made in front of Tallapoosa County Courthouse after police respond to unresponsive woman in parked car
- Slowly but surely accident victims recovering
- Dadeville’s ‘Wickles Pickles’ relishes White House recognition
- Alabama College Application Week invites students to apply without fees
- ADPH rates counties based on COVID-19 risk factors
- Alexander City utility rates likely to increase
- Tallapoosa County BOE evaluates future projects
- Alexander City City Council looking forward but thankful for last 4 years
- Levis Mason Whatley
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- PHOTOS: Horseshoe Bend continues playoff domination with 3-0 win over Washington County
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- PHOTOS: Benjamin Russell dominates in second straight win
- PHOTOS: Dadeville at Reeltown
- PHOTOS: United Way hosts 'Shop, Sip and Support' fundraiser on Main Street
- PHOTOS: Pumpkin carving at Wind Creek State Park
- PHOTOS: Alabama Bass Trail Championship Day 1
- PHOTOS: Trump Bus in Alex City through Saturday
- PHOTOS: 40th Annual Oktoberfest at the Charles E. Bailey Sportplex in Alexander City
Today, Gov. Kay Ivey called on Alabamians to pay tribute to healthcare heroes for their continued efforts in fighting COVID-19. In her proclamation, Ivey asked Alabamians to thank these heroes by leaving their porch lights on every Friday in October and showing their appreciation at school s…
More than three million dogs are awaiting homes at animal shelters and rescue groups across the United States and a push is being made in October to find these dogs a home.
The U.S. Census Bureau announced late Friday to the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs and Alabama Counts the 2020 census deadline will be extended to Oct. 31.
Rain or shine, volunteers with the Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry are dedicated to providing food to the community every Thursday. While things may look a little different in terms of operation, the mission to feed the needy remains the same.
While Tallapoosa County didn’t come in as the champs of the Alabama Census Bowl, it still earned $30,000 for its school systems thanks to the dedication of the Tallapoosa County census committee and residents for participating.
The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) — in alignment with Alabama Counts — announced Tuesday the U.S. Census Bureau has informed the state it plans to extend the2020 census deadline until Oct. 5 nationwide, including in Alabama.
Gov. Kay Ivey on Monday announced the creation of Alabama Family Central a comprehensive, easy-to-use web and mobile destination that offers parents and families, guardians, teachers and caregivers a one-stop connection to programs and services in Alabama. Information on childcare, education…
Income rose and poverty declined in the United States in the calendar year before the COVID-19 pandemic, but the number of Americans without health insurance increased for the third consecutive year despite a growing economy, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2019 American Community Surv…
Based on a reduction in telephone call volume, the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) toll-free COVID-19 hotline will operate only during regular business hours, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
The term “to protect and to serve” was coined in 1955 and has become the official motto of the police academy. To show honor and respect for this service, a Back the Blue event was held at the Tallapoosa County Courthouse on Thursday morning.
Sales: According to the Alabama Association of Realtors, August home sales in the state increased 9% year-over-year from 6,317 to 6,884 closed transactions. Sales decreased 10.8% from July and are now up 7% year-to-date. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, however, declining sales …
Tallapoosa County organized a Back the Blue event at the Tallapoosa County Courthouse to show appreciation for its area law enforcement and first responders. Officers and elected officials from across Tallapoosa County came to show support, receive recognition and sign the police pledge. Rep…
Nearly 24% of adults in Alabama read at the lowest literacy level and more than half a million Alabamians between the ages of 16 and 74 don’t have a high school diploma or GED.