Saturday’s memorial program at Stephens Elementary School for late community educator and leader Rev. Alfred Cooper included revealing plans for a plaque in his honor.
Amy Clampitt pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance and was sentenced to 36 months in prison Monday before Tallapoosa County District Court Judge Kim Taylor.
Fifty years ago today, history was made as the world sat in front of television sets watching as one small step was taken for man and one giant leap was taken for mankind.
Alabama Law Enforcement Agency State Troopers are still looking into a Wednesday afternoon accident on Highway 280 that injured a woman but have determined a cause.
Bill Nichols State Veterans Home received validation it is providing quality care for its residents this week after earning a silver medal from the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living.
U.S. Navy veteran Charles Martin was in the Mediterranean Sea during the Cold War on a warship putting fragments in one of the ship’s guns when he realized how vulnerable he was to Soviet planes flying low and striking him.
Rhonda Saunders is no longer a tourist because she has moved to the Alexander City area but she always wants to think like one, and that may be the best way for tourism to flourish around Lake Martin.
The thin blue line will be a little thicker in the area but area law enforcement agencies are still seeking good people to join their forces.
The Alexander City Board of Education signed a letter to the Tallapoosa County Commission specifying $56 million in projects it wants completed through funding from the county’s 1-cent sales tax, the biggest of which is a new high school near the Charles E. Bailey Sportplex.
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The Tallapoosa County Board of Education on Monday signed a letter to the Tallapoosa County Commission specifying $29.8 million in projects it wants completed through funding from the county’s 1-cent sales tax.
Tallapoosa County Commission chair T.C. Coley expects the 1-cent sales tax tabled by the commission last fall to be voted on at its August meeting.
The Tallapoosa County Board of Education will vote on replacing roofing at Dadeville High School and Edward Bell Career Technical Center’s gym at its Monday meeting.
Summertime means hot weather and days spent at the lake and pool for many but for others it means their home gardens are in full swing. Tomatoes are one of the most popular summer vegetables but as they grow they bring along problems with them.
Rural hospital reimbursement, understaffed facilities and regulations must be improved, U.S. Sen. Doug Jones said during a visit to Lake Martin Community Hospital on Tuesday.
After a day of painstakingly examining the murky waters of Lake Jordan between Weoka Creek and Sears Slough, authorities suspended a search for two missing men Friday evening following a collision of two boats Thursday night.
While it’s legal to shoot fireworks in Alexander City’s city limits, police urge caution because fires and serious injuries can result from carelessness.
With the Fourth of July on Thursday, pet owners may be worried about dealing with their animals getting upset or anxious during fireworks.
Alternating rain and sun didn’t diminish the popularity of the Hackneyville Fireworks Bash on Saturday. Event attendees brought their tents and umbrellas to watch performers and participate in the bash’s events.
Pastor Dick Stark concluded the funeral of former Alexander City Mayor Don McClellan on Saturday with a prayer which, like the life of McClellan himself, reached far beyond the sanctuary of Faith Temple Church.
Tallapoosa Publishers Inc. earned a total of 69 awards in the Alabama Press Association’s 2019 Media Awards, including General Excellence, at the APA Summer Convention this weekend in Orange Beach.
The Dadeville City Council unanimously approved June 25 an amendment to an ordinance to simplify the way unsafe buildings and dilapidated structures are declared nuisances.
In three weeks Alabama children with muscle disease will be arriving at Camp ASCCA to enjoy a week of activities while connecting with friends and taking new steps toward independence.
It’s impossible to ignore the mountain of money growing around Lake Martin and a Russell Lands official believes Alexander City should be finding ways to gulp and not merely sip its waters.
Don McClellan was known to cut grass on a softball field as mayor and jokingly threaten to cut those who teased him with his pocket knife. He refused to get into the sewer as a matter of political discourse even as he was up to his neck in discharge and drawing the wrath of federal environme…
Sonny’s Hot Dogs started on a bet four years ago in Alexander City and some would say that’s also when the idea of food trucks began in Tallapoosa County.
Dadeville High School rising senior Owen Thomas died Saturday, but friends and family in the community will remember him for being a caring and sweet person.