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A record 73 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Tallapoosa County on Sunday following three days of low case numbers during the Thanksgiving holidays, according to data from the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH).

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  • Humidity: 79%
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  • Sunrise: 06:30:27 AM
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A mix of clouds and sun early followed by cloudy skies this afternoon. High 57F. Winds light and variable.


Mainly cloudy. Slight chance of a rain shower. Low 44F. Winds light and variable.


Rain likely. High around 60F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall around a quarter of an inch.

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Audrey Stockdale welcomed a newborn baby girl, Moriah, into the world 18 months ago, but it wasn’t her biological daughter. Moriah was the first child placed in the Stockdale home after Audrey and her husband Nic decided to open their home to foster children.

Before the University of Alabama and Auburn University meet on the gridiron, student veterans support groups from both universities will walk together to bring awareness to veteran suicide.

Thanksgiving usually is a day of feasting and the occasional spirited debate — but your gathering will likely be quieter this year. This significant change makes it essential to hold onto what some may view as the most important tradition of all — watching movies.CableTv.com surveyed 1,000 t…

Thirteen new COVID-19 cases were reported in Coosa County on Tuesday, the highest number in a single day, and 10 cases reported Wednesday, according to data from the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH).

Alabama Department of Public Health state health officer Dr. Scott Harris and chief medical officer Dr. Mary McIntyre cautioned Alabamians about rising rates of COVID-19 and asked them to be vigilant during the days ahead. The spread of the virus has resulted in the greatest increases in hos…

Gov. Kay Ivey on Tuesday announced, for the third year in a row, Alabama reported a record number of foster care adoptions. In fiscal year 2020, there were 814 foster care adoptions, which is an all-time record for the state. That is up from the previous year’s record of 731 adoptions.

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Goodwater resident and Dadeville native Lastarla Williams is in a baking competition called "The Greatest Baker," and she is seeking votes to help her progress in the competition.Williams won first place in her group and is now in the quarterfinals. She could win a grand prize of $10,000."I …

The wheels of justice turn slow for some. The COVID-19 pandemic stopped those wheels for eight months but now the wheels are moving forward again, just a little slower.

If you haven’t gotten your flu shot already, the Alabama Department of Public Health, the Medical Association of the State of Alabama and the Alabama Hospital Association encourage you to get vaccinated for influenza.

Alabama Department of Labor secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced Friday Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted October unemployment rate is 5.8%, down from September’s revised rate of 6.7%, and above October 2019’s rate of 2.7%. October’s rate represents 130,329 unemployed persons, …

The Dadeville Public Library is asking the community to donate toys to ensure Tallapoosa County’s foster children have something under the Christmas tree.

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Alexander City first responders and the Tallapoosa County Sheriff's Department responded to a two-vehicle accident on County Road 40 on Wednesday near the Alexander City city limits.

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Alexander City’s two Head Start preschool centers have closed alongside Alex City Schools, with preschool lessons also going virtual through Thanksgiving. In lieu of geometry lessons via Google Meet, it’s “identify the shape of the cereal box.”