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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.

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The search has been canceled for 17-year-old who went missing Wednesday evening as Emalee Stringfellow has been found as of Thursday night, according to Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.

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At the suggestion of Tallapoosa County EMA director Jason Moran, the Tallapoosa County Commission approved a motion to allow Moran to apply for FEMA grants at Monday’s meeting.

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Ideas can come from anything, including hugs. The idea of dedicating Dadeville High School marching band’s shows to late classmate and drumline member Owen Thomas came from color guard captain Anhiyzjah Thomas hugging Owen’s mother, Beth Ann Blackburn, at his funeral.

Auditions for “A Christmas Carol” begin next week. Alexander City Theatre II will stage the play in early December with a cast of 23 to 30 local townspeople including parts for 11 men and several children of all ages.

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Like fireflies trailed by children on a summer evening, large wakes attract other recreation. Going airborne is a thrill for tube riders and personal watercraft (PWC) drivers. Although it’s also against the law for PWCs to jump another boat’s wake, said Capt. Gary Buchanan, Central and South…

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Timber, cotton, corn and even soybeans are seen in farming operations across the area but a farming operation in Reeltown is bringing what seems like an unlikely crop to the area — kiwi.

New Site Mayor Phil Blasingame has been talking about a healthcare clinic in New Site since taking office nearly three years ago.

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In recent months, the cumulative voice of nature enthusiasts, property owners and boaters alike has grown from isolated grumbling to collective, serious concern about boating wakes on Lake Martin. Conservationists are alarmed over the rate at which boat wakes are eroding the shoreline; prope…

New Site is one step closer to having healthcare services in town after the Appalachian Regional Commission awarded the town a grant.

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A 17-year-old Horseshoe Bend student has been charged with making a terroristic threat after making threatening comments Tuesday about bringing a weapon to the school and describing a hit list for Wednesday, according to a release from Tallapoosa County sheriff Jimmy Abbett.

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Jim Pearson Elementary School custodian Kinnie Morris has new wheels and plenty of space to drive his grandchildren in a car donated to him by the community.

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His classroom comes first and that’s what has probably, in his own words, made history teacher Wes Talton Dadeville High School’s teacher of the year in 2016-17 and 2018-19.

Alexander City and Tallapoosa County schools are putting funds from the Education Trust Fund Advancement and Technology Fund (A&T) to use through security cameras, audio enhancement and completing the 1-to-1 initiative.

Two former Central Alabama Community College students have been indicted on aggravated cruelty to animals following the death of a duck, and an Alexander City woman has been indicted on an aggravated child abuse charge, according to court records Tuesday.

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A park that used to be a place for neighborhood children to gather and play but has since become overgrown and ultimately unused is now being revitalized thanks to a local church. 

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The Tallapoosa County Narcotics Task Force has arrested a husband and wife in connection to the meth lab explosion at StillWaters last week.

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Generations of Alabamaians who were seeking to get married have always visited their county courthouse and the probate judge’s office to get a marriage license but that will no longer be possible starting Thursday.