Executive orders bypassing Congress are rarely popular.
The Tallapoosa County Commission is expecting an increase in property tax collections for next fiscal year without an increase to ad valorem taxes.
Jen Hunt made lemonade out of lemons — except her lemonade is a successful virtual Pilates business and lemons equate to the coronavirus pandemic.
Fourteen candidates answering three questions each and given equal allotted time for all to state their views resulted in an unbiased, informative event at Monday’s municipal candidate political forum hosted by Tallapoosa Publishers Inc.
Presented by Jackson Refrigeration LLC and Central Alabama Community College, Alexander City municipal candidates participate in a public forum to inform voters of their platforms and answer moderated questions about the issues affecting the city.
Gov. Kay Ivey on Friday awarded $100 million of the Coronavirus Relief Fund to support two grant programs of up to $50 million each for nursing homes and hospitals for the purpose of responding to and mitigating the COVID-19 public health emergency.
- ‘Discovering Bigfoot’ director explores local encounters
- Customer robs Alexander City Walmart
- Fearless Fighter: Tallapoosa County dispatcher Garrett fondly remembered as ‘true gift’
- Officials respond to one-car collision on River Bridge
- Benjamin Russell to have attendance restrictions at games
- Alexander City seeking proposals for storm cleanup
- Alexander City Middle School names Smith as new coach
- SAVINGS ALL ALONG: No rebate for Alexander City power customers
- Ivey has call to action message for mask compliance
- Attendance at high school football games likely will be significantly reduced, ADPH reports
- PHOTOS: Alexander City Jazz Fest
- PHOTOS: Socially distanced Strand Sessions
- PHOTOS: Accident sends two to hospital
- PHOTOS: Alex City Schools breaks ground at Jim Pearson Elementary
- PHOTOS: Horseshoe Bend football practice
- PHOTOS: Dixie Sailing Club hosts work party
- PHOTOS: Fourth annual Blues in the Park held in Strand Park
- PHOTOS: Band camp underway at Benjamin Russell
- PHOTOS: Pennington Park Farmers Marketplace
- PHOTOS: Benjamin Russell's first week of football practice
Election season is underway and it’s every citizen’s right and duty to vote. Tallapoosa Publishers Inc. wants to help Alexander City residents make informed decisions when casting their votes on Aug. 25 and therefore is hosting a political municipal candidate forum at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 10.
Alexander City Police Department is investigating assault in the first degree of a 66-year-old male, which occurred Sunday morning at what investigators defined as ”a location off Highway 22.“
Central Alabama Community College acting president Jeff Lynn held a virtual meeting Thursday with the ASPIRE 2030 steering committee to discuss CACC’s capital campaign. The committee will create a vision for all CACC locations over a 10-year improvement plan.
The State of Alabama continues to experience increases in the number of COVID-19 cases. While there has been a recent decline in the percentage of persons who test positive, the state is currently facing a surge that has overwhelmed Alabama’s ability to provide test results within the two- t…
Gov. Kay Ivey has allocated $100 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding for a public-private partnership to increase access to internet for K-12 students attending school in the fall who may need internet service for distance learning.
How much harm could a package of mystery seeds do? Scientists with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System agree unsolicited seed packets being delivered in Alabama and across the country could pose a real threat to native ecosystems and possibly to people.
In light of Gov. Kay Ivey’s expansion of the mask order and the extension of the safer-at-home order, Russell Medical Foundation has canceled the Aug. 8 Lake Martin Digital Scavenger Hunt.
With such positive feedback for Phase 1 of Main Street Alexander City’s lighting project, director Stacey Jeffcoat is now pursuing Phase 2 to increase the ambiance and safety of downtown.
Today, Wickles Pickles, headquartered in Dadeville, in collaboration with United Public Affairs launched the Stack Against Hunger challenge, a fundraising campaign to support No Kid Hungry, an organization working to end childhood hunger in the United States.
As sharply noted by Central Alabama Community College public relations director Brett Pritchard, education does not stop simply because the coronavirus pandemic is still present. Therefore, the Alabama Community College System, including CACC’s Alexander City location, has released a plan fo…
Alexander City native Timothy Rogers grew up surrounded by creativity. His mother is an artist fashioning up jewelry and producing drawings; his sister is known for her nail designs; and his brother is a tattoo artist who inspired his talent.
It felt like 100 degrees outside but the Benjamin Russell marching band was ecstatic for some cloud covering Tuesday morning as members took the field for a full day of music, marching and instruction.
The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI) has received multiple reports of “unsolicited” China origin seeds being delivered to residents across the state through the United States Postal Service (USPS). The packing is often mislabeled as jewelry. This practice is known as a…
The Special Education Advisory Panel and the Alabama State Department of Education encourage the public to attend the upcoming virtual WebEx One meeting at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday to review current issues pertaining to services for students with disabilities.