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Rylan Patterson, 8, a second-grader at Jim Pearson Elementary School in Alexander City, was named the winner of a drawing contest held in connection with National Public Works Week.


While the Alexander City Police Department looks to solve a rash of thefts of exhaust system parts from vans across the city, the Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Department and Dadeville Police Department are investigating thefts of catalytic converters stolen in their districts.

A Goodwater man was killed in a single-vehicle crash late Friday night on Alabama Highway 9, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.

The Lake Martin Event Center at The Rodeo Club in Dadeville is gearing up to sling cocktails for the Boys & Girls Club of the Lake Martin Area from 6 to 8 p.m. May 22.

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Gov. Kay Ivey signed into law Wednesday a bill banning abortions in the state, a move sure to draw nationwide legal challenges supporters hope will result in the U.S. Supreme Court overturning the landmark Roe v. Wade decision.


Tallapoosa County Schools superintendent Joe Windle announced Monday the schools are starting a partnership with Alexander City Schools, including sharing the Benjamin Russell JROTC program and allowing Alexander City students into Edward Bell Career Technical Center.


Believing Republicans in the Alabama House of Representatives will need Democratic help to pass a lottery amendment, Rep. Pebblin Warren (D-Tuskegee) has introduced a bill to allow the VictoryLand dog track to use the same sort of electronic gaming offered by the Poarch Creek Indians at thei…


A man from Opelika and a woman from Auburn were arrested Tuesday in the Reeltown area. According to a release, Jeffery Alan Bell, 40, of Opelika, was arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana first degree and possession of drug paraphernalia. Kay…

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While the Alabama Department of Public Health announced Friday a 5-month-old girl in St. Clair County originally feared to have measles didn’t have them after all, the state still has 82 open investigations of the virus and reported cases in 23 states have spiked to their highest level in 25 years.

Dr. Joe Summers, the executive director of Auburn University’s Government and Economic Development Institute, will appear in Alexander City on May 23 to speak about quality of life and economic development.

Friday, 105 students graduated from Central Alabama Community College in a ceremony at the Betty Carol Graham Technology Center.

According to court records, more than 100 cases were cleared from the court system in April in Alexander City. 

Three men from Tallapoosa County have been arrested as part of Operation Southern Impact III, an eight-state, four-month investigation that culminated in three days of actions to include search warrant executions, undercover operations, arrests and sex offender compliance verifaction.


Cheech and Chong are not the spokespersons for the Dyed Pirates Society. No greeny Fleur de Leafs are growing out back of the store on Highway 49 south of Dadeville and smoke doesn’t billow from within when the front door opens. In fact, the establishment that sells products associated with …


An Auburn resident was killed Friday night in a three-boat collision on Lake Martin, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.


While only 32 pounds of prescription drugs were collected at Walgreens during Saturday’s Drug Take Back Day in Alexander City, almost five times as much was gathered from three other boxes in Tallapoosa County.


While some contend the Alexander City real estate market is barely breathing, local agents say a lot is happening under the surface. Meanwhile, those working and living in Auburn and in neighboring Georgia are increasingly coveting property around Dadeville and on Lake Martin.